The 2016 Western Design Conference: What to Expect

The 2016 Western Design Conference, from September 8-11, 2016, will bring together artists, scholars, collectors, interior designers, architects and fashion designers with a passion for the West. The show highlights the best of home design, fashion and American craft inspired by the spirit of the West.

During the Exhibit + Sale, attendees will meet the artists whose handcrafted works in leather, metal, home accents, woodworking, mixed media, jewelry, and fashion will be showcased and available for purchase at the spectacular location in Jackson Hole, WY. The spirit and excitement generated by attendees, artists, local businesses and residents promises to make the 2016 WDC unforgettable.

Montana Dreamwear at a WDC 2015 Fashion Show

Featured artists at the 2016 Western Design Conference include: Amy Leiner Designs, Bear Paw Designs, Bekes Wooden Bicycles, Canty Boots, Gemstone Tile, Game Trail Gatherings, J Booth Art, Renewal by Andersen, Susan Fleming Jewelry and many more. Check out the featured artists’ pages here for more information!

The 2015 WDC showroom

In addition to the one-of-a-kind creations showcased during the Exhibit and sale, the 2016 show will feature:

The Foyer by WRJ Design at 2015 WDC Conference

Designer Show House: Presented by Mountain Living, this space will house juried artists’ creations + custom interior design that will come alive by integrating one-of-a-kind objects into a home environment. Attendees will enter a foyer and walk through six professionally designed rooms.

Retail Row: A unique shopping experience where sought after retailers exhibit current trends, featuring fashion, jewelry, home accessories, artwork and more in a boutique setting.

Opening Preview Party: A gala celebration invites the public to view award winning craft, meet this year’s artist, walk through the Designer Show House, experience the Runway Fashion Show and participate in the live WDC auction while enjoying local culinary creations + signature cocktails during a festive night of shopping.

Be sure to check out the Western Design Conference website for more information about this exciting weekend event!

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