Las Vegas Market lines up 7 influencers for social media takeover

LAS VEGAS – Seven leading industry designers, influencers and tastemakers will be sharing favorite finds and market highlights in a social media “Market Pros” takeover during Las Vegas Market, July 30-Aug. 3.

“The invaluable tips from our Market Pros are one of the many ways that Las Vegas Market provides information and inspiration from top tastemakers and style setters to our broad buyer base,” said Karen Olson, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Andmore, formerly known as International Market Centers.

The summer 2023 Market Pros will take over the @LasVegasMarket and @LasVegasDesignCenter Instagram accounts and the @LVMarket and @LVDesignCenter Facebook pages.

Market Pros for this summer are:

  • Daniel Joseph Chenin is an international award-winning designer and licensed architect with accolades ranging from American Institute of Architects and SARA New York design awards to the international Architizer A+ and MasterPrize awards. @danielchenin
  • Chrissy Jones, principal of Twenty-Eighth Design Studio, is a visionary creative director and an influential presence on Instagram. Additionally, her YouTube channel offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the journey of building a business from the ground up. @twentyeighthdesign
  • Sarah Latham, principal of Latham Interiors, is knwn for her talent for designing natural, quality and customized spaces. Trained by Fisher Weisman in San Francisco, she moved on to Bentley Interiors and RLB Architectura before starting Latham Interiors in 2015. @lathaminteriors
  • Kenneth Ludwig, founder and creative director of Kenneth Ludwig Chicago, is a 30-year veteran of the design industry. His store is a hybrid of retail, interior design and to-the-trade sales. @kennethludwigchicago
  • Erik Peterson, president of PHX Architecture, began his career in London with famed modernist architect Terry Farrell. After moving to Arizona, he interned at Taliesin Architects, Frank Lloyd Wright’s legacy firm in Scottsdale. Today, PHX Architecture specializes in “living architecture.” @phxarch / @petersonphxarch
  • Brad Priest, creative director and owner of J&B Home Decor & Gifts, brings his singer/dancer background to his customers’ experience in his store. The store offers furniture, art, lamps, home décor, gourmet treats, candles, baby gifts, wedding gifts, hostess gifts and more. @jb_homedecorandgifts
  • Diann Valentine, creative director of Exhilarate Experiential, is an entrepreneur, designer, author, speaker and intrepid traveler. Known for her jaw-dropping celebrity and television weddings, she also hosted the wedding shows “Wedding in a Week” and “Wedding Day.” @diannvalentine / @exhilarateexperiential

Las Vegas Market’s summer 2023 Market Pros have identified the following current favorite design trends: curves, nude and pastel colors, organic textures, wabi-sabi design, zen-like interiors and “working kitchens” separate from the main kitchen.

The Instagram take over schedule is: July 30, Brad Priest; July 31, Chrissy Jones and Kenneth Ludwig; Aug. 1, Sarah Latham and Daniel Joseph Chenin; and Aug. 2, Diann Valentine and Erik Peterson.

See also: Las Vegas Market Offers 30+ Programs and Events in Summer 2023

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