Special Events

Rooftop Party at Row DTLA

Join us on the rooftop the opening night of the fair for cocktails and light bites. Tickets? Add-on a party ticket in online registration.

Meet the Architects Night

Held at the fabulous Pacific Design Center, you’ll be able to Meet the Architects who designed the incredible homes featured on this year's Home Tour. A ticket to this event is included with a purchase of a Home Tour Ticket or can be purchased separately. RSVP required.

VIP Dinner

Dinner with the designers and architects behind this years home tour... plus dine with Dwell Editor-in-Chief. Held at a private home in the Hollywood Hills, this exclusive event is reserved for VIP attendees only. Don't delay, space is limited.

Show Floor Features

Dwell Outdoor

Dwell Outdoor—a 20,000 sq. ft. showcase featuring contemporary outdoor furnishings and prefab buildings—is designed to transport attendees to an innovative outdoor setting, and has been a favorite stop on the show floor.

Architecture & Design Film Festival

Dwell Outdoor will host the Architecture & Design Film Festival, a collection of architectural and design-inspired films playing throughout the fair.

AIA LA Photography Awards

Check out the AIA Photography award-winning gallery, a featured focal point of the Reading Room at Dwell on Design.

Reading Room

A comfy lounge area across from the Main Stage, the Hennessey + Ingalls Reading Room is home to the bookstore, book signings, publication bins, AIA LA photography, and casual seating.

International Pavilions

Get wordly with modern design -- Dwell on Design will feature brands from Germany, Finland, Peru, Mexico, Guatemala, and more.

The Main Stage

The Main Stage presents acclaimed architects and designers willing to share. Over the last decade, this stage has hosted the likes of Sir David Adjaye, Marcel Wanders, Nate Berkus, Gary Sinise, Chip Conley, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Sou Fujimoto, and design standouts galore.

Prime Edition

Buy direct from studio-based designers and artists. Set amid a gallery-like area directly on the show floor, this “show-within-a-show” offers a unique platform for designer-makers, industrial designers and artists to showcase their work.