Special Events

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.

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.

VIP Dinner

Did you miss the Barrington Residence on the Dwell on Design Fall Home Tour? Well, now is your chance to have an intimate reception right inside this amazing home, created by Eric Rosen Architects. Enjoy cocktails and dinner with the designers and architects behind this year’s home tour… plus dine with the Dwell on Design creators and industry tastemakers. Held at this private home in the Brentwood/Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles, the exclusive event is reserved for VIP attendees only. Limited tickets available inside registration.

Eric Rosen Architects  is a creative architecture practice providing innovative solutions to both commercial and residential projects. 

Show Floor Features

AIA LA Photography Awards

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


Is just thinking about that renovation giving you a headache? The incredibly popular Consultations at Dwell on Design offer a chance to talk with real interior designers and landscape architects in a series of free, no-commitment consultations.

The Design Lounge, sponsored by Houzz and IVY

Join Houzz and IVY in The Design Lounge on the Dwell on Design show floor for design consultations, open dialogue, and a cocktail at the bar.

The Design Space, presented by House Tipster

Discover trends, products, and high-design rooms in virtual 360 spaces, presented by an innovative tech design company, House Tipster. Take virtual 360 tours via large touch screens or put on oculus goggles for a designers’ personal 360 tours of their design spaces. You’ll fully experience each room as if you were actually there. In addition, The Design Space will feature design trends which were curated by the world-renowned design firm, Scarlet Opus.

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.

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. 

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.

The Shop

The Shop is Dwell on Design’s popular shopping neighborhood featuring fresh collections of home and personal accessories. The platform provides studio designers with booth displays to sell their work to discerning consumers and industry insiders.

Show Homes

Catch a glimpse of what features to expect from this year's show homes.

The Studios

Two content studios are strategically placed on the Dwell on Design show floor. The Studios will host a suite of educational opportunities surrounding design and architecture.