IMC Sets Atlanta Fall Design Week Agenda

Fall Design Week will take place at Americasmart and ADAC, September 20-22.

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Atlanta Fall Design Week
The lineup of educational and design inspiring seminars has been set for the September Design Week.

Fall Design Week featuring Gift & Home is offering three days of curated, educational programming on design, the world of retail and seasonal trends from September 20-22 at IMC’s AmericasMart® Atlanta campus.

“Along with opportunities for order writing and exploring the latest in design trends, Fall Design Week programming enables design aficionados to learn about the direction the industry is moving toward,” said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC chief marketing and digital officer. “We are so excited to welcome the design industry back to AmericasMart this September for sourcing, education and reconnection.”

Fall Design Week educational programs will take place daily as “Lunch and Learn” seminars throughout the course of the three-day design event.

On Monday, September 20 at 12 p.m., Rachel Moeller of Sherwin-Williams will present Sherwin-Williams Colormix® Forecast. This exploration of unique color palettes that draw from emerging global trends is worth 1.0 CEU credits.

On Tuesday, September 21 at 12 p.m., DeAnna McIntosh of Retailing Evolved will present Future-Proofing Your Retail Business. The session will address how to future-proofing businesses so they can evolve as quickly as retail does.

On Wednesday, September 22 at 12 p.m., Canaan Marshall a contestant on HBO Max’s second season of Full Bloom will present A Floral Designers Secret to Decorating the Perfect Christmas Tree. The session will address how to coordinate a mixture of baubles, ornaments and lights on a Christmas tree making it look professionally styled.

Additionally, participants in Fall Design Week will have access to complimentary parking in the American Cancer Society lot throughout the duration of the design event.

Fall Design Week featuring Gift & Home runs September 20-22 from 10a.m.- 4p.m., at AmericasMart Atlanta. The three-day buying, educational and networking event for designers and retailers allows those in the design industry to visit AmericasMart and learn more about design while shopping the biggest upcoming trends. Merchandise is showcased in AmericasMart’s 400+ Open Year Round showrooms displaying nearly 2,000 lines in home décor, lifestyle, gift and apparel. For more information, visit

In 2021, for a third consecutive year, AmericasMart and the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) are collaborating to create the Southeast’s premier dual-venue design shopping destination, September 20-23 in Atlanta, with unparalleled product selections from leading home décor, lifestyle, furniture and rug brands. Fall Design Week at AmericasMart will run September 20-22, and DISCOVER ADAC will operate September 21-23. To facilitate cross-campus sourcing and shopping, IMC will operate free shuttle between both campuses on Tuesday, September 21 and Wednesday, September 22.

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