Phaidon Events

Thursday, May 5, 2pm ET (IN PERSON)

Charles Spada presents a Q&A with celebrated interior designer Matthew Patrick Smyth and design journalist Kyle Hoepner as part of Boston Design Week. They will discuss Smyth’s creative outlook, the methods he employs to shape his elegant projects, and his recently published book Through a Designer’s Eye, which he will be signing after the conversation.

Hosted by the Charles Spada Collection and Boston Design Week

The Charles Spada Collection, 500 Harrison Avenue, Suite 101-103, Boston, Massachusetts 02118

FREE with registration | REGISTER HERE

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Tuesday, May 10, 5pm ET (VIRTUAL)

The Japanese Art Society of America presents a virtual conversation with Alice North and Louise Allison Cort about their new book Listening to Clay: Conversations with Contemporary Japanese Ceramic Artists, the first book to tell the stories of some of the most revered living Japanese ceramic artists in their own words.

Hosted by JASA

FREE with registration | REGISTER HERE

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Sunday May 15, 12 pm ET (IN PERSON)

WantedDesign Manhattan and ICFF present a special lecture and book signing with Paola Antonelli, one of the world’s most influential design leaders and author of Design Emergency: Building a Better Future, who will explore how today’s greatest creative minds are developing new design solutions to the major challenges of our time.

Hosted by ICFF

FREE with registration | REGISTER HERE

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Monday, May 16, 6:30pm PT (VIRTUAL / IN PERSON)

UCLA presents a lecture with Bryan Young, founder of the Brooklyn-based architecture firm Young Projects with work including buildings, interiors, objects, material prototyping, and furniture. Young will be signing copies of his new book Young Projects–Figure–Cast–Frame after the talk.

Hosted by UCLA

Perloff Hall Decafe, 365 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095

FREE with registration | REGISTER HERE

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Monday, May 16, 4 pm ET (IN PERSON)

WantedDesign Manhattan and ICFF present the WantedDesign Emerging Designers Showcase featuring Nichetto Studio founder Luca Nichetto, who will join a panel of industry experts providing live feedback to young designers on-stage.

Hosted by ICFF

FREE with registration | REGISTER HERE

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Tuesday May 17, 12pm ET, 5pm GMT (VIRTUAL)

Chanticleer, Windcliff, Heronswood & Phaidon present The Seasonal Gardener - A Conversation Across Gardens with Anna Pavord, Dan Hinkley, and Bill Thomas. The three experts will explore creative planting combinations in celebration of Pavord’s new book, The Seasonal Gardener.

Hosted by Chanticleer Garden, Windcliff & Heronswood

FREE with registration | REGISTER HERE

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Wednesday, May 18, 5:30pm ET (VIRTUAL / IN PERSON)

The Ford Foundation presents Prime: Art’s Next Generation in the “Ideas at Ford” series, hosted by Darren Walker. Hear from the next generation of artists and art world leaders including curator Christopher Y. Lew and artist Tschabalala Self.

Hosted by The Ford Foundation for Social Justice

FREE with registration | REGISTER HERE

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Saturday June 11, 11:30am GMT (IN PERSON)

Gravetye Manor will host Anna Pavord in conversation with Gravetye’s head gardener Tom Coward, as they reveal how best to group plants in a garden to create a year-long display, to celebrate The Seasonal Gardener. The talk will be followed by a three-course lunch and signing.

Hosted by Gravetye Manor

Ticket - £115/person includes tea/coffee upon arrival, a 3-course lunch with wine, and a signed copy of The Seasonal Gardener | REGISTER HERE