Martyn Lawrence Bullard
Martyn Lawrence Bullard

LOS ANGELES - Celebrity designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard has been added as a featured speaker at Dwell on Design, to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, June 23-25. Bullard joins previously announced guest speaker architect Sir David Adjaye who will speak on Friday, June 23rd with the architecture critic of the L.A. Times, Christopher Hawthorne.

Bullard, who will be on the Main Stage Saturday, June 25 at 12 pm, has been named in Architectural Digest’s AD100 and ELLE Decor’s A-List and his work can be seen in premier hotel properties including the Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs, Chateau Gutsch in Lucerne, Switzerland, and the recently completed Casa Laguna Hotel & Spa in Laguna Beach. His list of A-List clients include Kendall Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Tommy Hilfiger, Cher, and Ellen Pompeo.

The Dwell on Design is three days of programming curated for design and architecture professionals and enthusiasts, and features 300 modern design brands, and many special features. Top leaders and innovators in design will be in attendance, with featured onstage programs and continuing education opportunities for design disciplines of all kinds. 

In addition to the annual American Institute of Architects (AIA) Los Angeles Restaurant and Design Awards to be announced during Dwell on Design, the organization’s Los Angeles chapter will sponsor the first annual AIA Photography Awards at the event. With 77 participants from both AIA and the community, the contest will present over 200 photographs interpreting architecture, design, and the built environment.  All submissions, and the winning photographs will be on display throughout the fair in the Dwell on Design Reading Room, powered by Hennessey + Ingalls.

One of the most recognized programs each year, Dwell on Design Home Tours will return in 2017, highlighting high-profile designed homes on June 24 and 25. Attendees can learn about the inspiration and creative vision behind these properties during Meet the Architects Night. This year’s Meet the Architects Night will be held at West Hollywood’s Pacific Design Center on Thursday, June 22, 7 pm to 9 pm.

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