Up Close & Personal With Industry Tastemakers

From a breathtaking party spread to being featured in the hottest magazines, have you ever wondered how they do it?

Meet the authors behind your favorite books on design, home décor, and entertaining with style at the Author’s Corner book signings January 10 – 17 during The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market®. Complimentary cappuccino will also be available.

Author’s Corner & Espresso Lounge  |  Building 1, Floor 2, 2-A-15

Thursday, January 12
Tracery: The Art of Southern Design by Paige Sumblin Schnell
2 – 2:30 p.m.

Paige Sumblin Schnell, owner of Tracery, is a celebrated interior designer with a penchant for creating distinctive homes with gracious comfort, timeless elegance and an undeniable contemporary point of view. With an eye for detail and a keen understanding of each client’s desires, Paige brings welcoming and sophisticated spaces to life.

Thursday, January 12
Picture Perfect Parties by Annette Joseph
3 – 3:30 p.m.

Annette Joseph is the entertaining expert for the Today Show and Better Homes and Gardens. Her motto: Make it simple and make it gorgeous! Her book, Picture Perfect Parties, provides an arsenal of tricks for a year’s worth of get-togethers, holidays, and special occasions, combining down-to-earth gusto with do-it-yourself brilliance to create an entertaining cookbook for people who want to entertain more and with panache.

Thursday, January 12
Tree of Treasures by Bonnie Mackay
5 – 5:30 p.m.

Bonnie Mackay’s annual Christmas tree showcases a lifetime collecting almost 3,000 ornaments. Her beautifully illustrated book, Tree of Treasures, highlights the heartfelt stories behind a hundred of those cherished possessions, illuminating how ornaments, as we unpack and hang them each holiday season, tell the story of our lives.

Friday, January 13
Recipe for Press by Amy Flurry
2 – 2:30 p.m.

Amy Flurry is a seasoned editor of 15 years and has contributed to magazines and online publications. Her book, Recipe for Press, represents her unique ability to share how to create fruitful relationships with media influencers and score valuable press. The book is a “how-to-be-your-own-publicist” guide to all of the information a seasoned editor wants to share with you before you pitch your story.

Friday, January 13
Timeless Style by Suzanne Kasler
3:30 – 4 p.m.

Suzanne Kasler is renowned for designing welcoming surroundings replete with charm and grace. European sensibility, pretty palettes, and masterful use of architectural elements are the hallmarks of her iconic aesthetic. Lavishly illustrated, Timeless Style is the beautiful second volume of her work, profiling a range of Kasler’s recent residential successes.

Saturday, January 14
Gracious Rooms by Barbara Westbrook
2 – 2:30 p.m.

In Gracious Rooms, Barbara Westbrook, the South’s most inviting designer, sets out her principles for creating a house rich with both polish and patina. Walking the reader through a dozen stunning homes—light-filled lake retreats, contemporary houses, and historic mansions—Westbrook shares her accessible, appealing ideas.

Learn more about these events as well as many others featuring industry leaders at AmericasMart.com/Events.

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