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Press kit - Press release - Dwell on Design LA (DODLA), the largest design event in the country, kicks off its eleventh and best show yet - Dwell on Design
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Dwell on Design LA (DODLA), the largest design event in the country, kicks off its eleventh and best show yet

Los Angeles, United States

Dwell on Design

Los Angeles, United States, 2016-06-20 -

In just four short days, Dwell on Design LA (DODLA), the largest design event in the country, will kick off its eleventh and best show yet. Packed with inspiring onstage content, high-end designer home tours, live demos, art installations, consultations and feature areas, including the highly-anticipated Dwell Outdoor curated by famed Australian-born designer Jamie Durie, Dwell on Design LA at the Los Angeles Convention Center will be the place to be June 24-26. For hours, tickets and additional event information, visit la.dwellondesign.com.


Learn from design and architecture experts 

Don’t miss renowned architect and keynote speaker Sou Fujimoto Friday June 24 at 6:00 PM, whose innovative residential structures and institutional projects represent a fresh approach to the relationship between architectural space and the human body.


Lectures and panels with actor Gary Sinise, architect Matthew Hufft, co-creator of Morpholio Toru Hasegawa, and LA Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne will cover core content themes including Healthy Architecture, Business of Design, Smart Home, and Nice Modernist.


Dwell on Design will host a Designers & Books Fair, featuring top architecture and design books, with a book signing by keynote Sou Fujimoto on Friday, June 24. The first Designers & Books Fair at Dwell on Design LA is an effort to emphasize the importance of book culture in the design world and will be open all three days of the show.


Back by popular demand, complimentary one-on-one consultations with architects, landscape designers and tile experts will be available throughout the 3-day event for those wanting to get first-hand advice on renovation and design projects. Find out more »


See Unique Twists on Modern Design

Modern designs from today’s emerging and undiscovered talent will be featured in the Prime Edition Pavilion. Built to recreate a gallery-like setting, this “show-within-a-show” offers a unique platform for designer-makers, industrial designers, and artists to showcase their work. All submissions to Prime Edition were juried and assessed based on quality and design integrity. Awards will be presented in two categories:  furniture, lighting and accessories, and work for the wall and sculpture. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase the one-of-a-kind pieces on display directly from the show floor.


Award-winning landscape designer Jamie Durie curates this year’s Dwell Outdoor, featuring 30,000 square feet of innovative outdoor design, contemporary outdoor furniture and prefab structures. Among the new and established brand partners contributing to the outdoor oasis are RAD Furniture and LivingHomes, which helped bring to life Dwell on Design’s first-ever two-story prefab home.


Quench your thirst with brewed libations in the Beer Garden, nestled into the show favorite Dwell Outdoor area of the event floor and open to all thirsty fair-goers.


imm cologne, the international furnishings and interiors show in Cologne, Germany, will have a feature area in the International Design Materials Pavilion, offering attendees a preview of 11 brands and designers at DODLA. Exhibiting brands include dsignedby, Magnus Mewes, Istanbul’Dan, My Kilos, bartmann berlin, Milena Kling, Terhedebruegge, llot llov, Voglauer featuring designer Martin Ballendat, and Lena Petersen. Another key component of imm cologne’s presence at DODLA will be onstage programming co-curated by imm cologne creative director Dick Spierenburg, and Dwell editor-in-chief and executive vice president of content Amanda Dameron. Presented content will complement Spierenburg’s “Pure” programming at the imm cologne in Germany, highlighting emerging designers, product and material explorations, and other facets of the business of design.


Dwell on Design LA is proud to be the home of a unique presence of modern design brands that will introduce their newest and most innovative products at DODLA 2016.  Brands launching products this year include Fenix NTM, RAD Furniture, Modify Furniture, Ronbow, Signature Kitchen Suite, Koncept, Graff Faucets, Marvin, Samina, and many more. Search the complete list of exhibiting brands.


The Modern Family Pavilion is returning with family-friendly activities, including a playhouse crafted by LA’s own Folk Art Playhouses, for the young designers of the future. Designed and curated with modern makings in mind, the Modern Family Pavilion strives to offer architecture and design solutions that address the needs, configurations, and challenges that make a house a home.


Interact with the Design and Architecture Community

See inside exclusive, thoughtfully designed in East, West and Central LA by attending a Dwell on Design Home Tour. The self-guided tours allow design seekers the chance to immerse themselves in “Dwell-like” domestic spaces. Homes featured on the tours are specially selected by Dwell to highlight the rich diversity of modern architecture and design found throughout Los Angeles. Don’t miss the Dwell on Design LA Home Tours June 19, 25 and 26, for what promises to be three days of inspiring architecture and design.


Learn the architect’s and designer’s inspiration and creative vision behind the featured properties on the Home Tours by attending Meet the Architects Nights, June 23 – sponsored by TOTO.  Find out more about Home Tours & Meet the Architects.


Experience Luxury and Taste

The hybrid car that started it all just got a lot more stylish and aggressive. It has a sleek, aerodynamic design, modern interior and intuitive driving dynamics. Experience first-hand during the Prius Ride and Drive featuring demonstrations of the all-new Toyota Prius on Saturday, June 25,10:00 am–6:00 pm and Sunday, June 26, 10:00 am–4:00 pm.


For the ultimate experience, become a VIP at Dwell on Design. Purchase a VIP Pass and go first-class with a special invitation to the VIP Dinner with the designers and architects of the home tours, Dwell CEO, and Dwell Editor-in-Chief at a private home in the Hollywood Hills. Also included: three days of Home Tours, two Meet the Architects Nights, Keynote + On-Stage Presentations (includes up to 29 CEUs) and more!


Save Time, Buy Tickets in Advance

Purchase advance tickets to Dwell on Design LA by registering online and save time. Tickets will also be sold on-site at the LA Convention Center, June 23-26, 2016. 


Trade professionals will want to attend Dwell on Design on Friday, June 24 for Trade Day, featuring association education opportunities and the keynote address by Sou Fujimoto Friday night.  Multiple registration options are available for Trade Professionals including All-Access Passes, 1, 2, or 3 Day Passes with pricing ranging from $35 to $450, depending on the package selection.


Dwell on Design LA opens to the public on Saturday, June 25 at 10:00 am.  Design Enthusiasts have options for 1 or 2 Day passes with prices ranging from $35 to $50.


Additional packages are available for VIP’s, Students, Media, Home Tours and Special Events.
For complete pricing, visit the registration page of the DODLA event site.




Dwell on Design, Informa

All media inquiries should be directed to the Dwell on Design team at Period Media:

Period Media | Matt Walker, matt@periodmedia.com, 323.930.7930

Informa | Chela Piacentini, chela.piacentini@informa.com, 972.536.6313




About Dwell on Design June 24-26, 2016 / Los Angeles Convention Center

With three days of dynamic exhibitions, unparalleled educational opportunities, cutting-edge technologies, 40 on-stage programs, 90+ speakers, and more than 2,000 innovative modern furnishings and products, Dwell on Design Los Angeles is America’s largest design event. In addition to featuring over 350 exhibitors, Dwell on Design encourages an ongoing design dialogue. Learn more by visiting la.dwellondesign.com


About DWELL Life, Inc.

Dwell Life owns the world-class design brand “dwell” and is publisher of Dwell magazine and Dwell digital platforms, including dwell.com and Dwell Store. Dwell-branded offerings also include modern home tours and Dwell on Design events in Los Angeles and New York City. Dwell-branded properties have received countless industry awards, and Dwell Life is widely regarded as a leader in modern design, serving an affluent audience that is idea-driven, sensitive to social and physical surroundings, and always “At Home in the Modern World.”


Dwell and Dwell on Design are registered trademarks of Dwell Media, LLC. Dwell Homes, Dwell Store, and Dwell Prefab are trademarks of Dwell Media, LLC. Dwell Media, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Dwell Life, Inc.


About Informa, Global Exhibitions

Informa operates at the heart of the Knowledge and Information Economy. It is one of the world’s leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events businesses with more than 6,500 employees in over 100 offices across 25 countries. The Dallas Exhibitions team produces a portfolio of 18 trade shows in various sectors of the construction and real estate industry. informaexhibitions.com

Download DODLA16 Content and Onstage Programming COMPLETE LIST PDF above in the Press Material box.

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