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Four Design Tastemakers Identify “The Next Golden Age of Design” in IMC’s August 2021 Market Insights Webinar

Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Timothy Corrigan, Alexa Hampton and Corey Damen Jenkins Participate


ATLANTA / LAS VEGAS / HIGH POINT, N.C. – (August 4, 2021) “What’s next in design?” International Market Centers (IMC) has tapped four design tastemakers — Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Timothy Corrigan, Alexa Hampton and Corey Damen Jenkins – to answer that question and more in its next Market Insights webinar “The Next Golden Age of Design” on Wednesday, August 11, 10:00am PDT/1:00pm EDT.


“The design industry is at a crossroads with changes in sourcing opportunities, promotion and the way consumers view their homes, all of which sets the stage for a new era in interior design,” said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC chief marketing and customer officer. “Through our Market Insights programming we are able to bring together the best in the industry to share their thoughts on what’s next to prepare the design community as they plan to source at IMC’s markets this fall.”


Martyn Lawrence Bullard, a Los Angeles-based interior designer, has been named as one of the world’s top 100 interior designers by Architectural Digest, featured in Elle Decor’s “A-List,” and named one of the top 25 designers by The Hollywood Reporter. He has starred in Bravo’s Million Dollar Decorators and is regularly featured in publications such as Departures, Harper’s Bazaar, House & Garden, House Beautiful, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Vogue, W and The Wall Street Journal. He was named 2020 Design Icon during Winter 2020 Las Vegas Market.

Timothy Corrigan, with offices in Los Angeles and Paris, has extensive experience designing interior spaces for older and historical properties as well as new construction. Corrigan’s work has appeared in more than 1,000 publications and he has been featured on many top designer lists including the 1stdibs 50, Architectural Digest’s AD100, Country & Town House’s The Finest 50 Interior Designers, the Elle Décor’s A-List, the Luxe Gold List and Robb Report’s Top 40. He has authored two best-selling design books and designed products for Fromental; Kyle Bunting; Patterson, Flynn & Martin; Perennials; Royal Limoges; Samuel & Sons; Schumacher and THG Paris. Corrigan has received honors from the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, the French Heritage Society and the Star of Design awards. He was named 2017 Design Icon during Winter 2017 Las Vegas Market.

Alexa Hampton is owner and president of iconic design firm Mark Hampton in New York, NY. Hampton is regularly named to Architectural Digest’s AD100 and House Beautiful’s Top Designer list as well as Elle Décor’s A-List with other accolades including Connecticut Cottage & Gardens’ Design Innovator Award, Cosmopolitan’s Fun Fearless Female Award and the Circle of Excellence Award by the International Furnishing and Design Association. She sits on the board of trustees for the New York School of Interior Design and the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art. Hampton is a highly regarded author, publishing two design books and contributing to The Wall Street Journal and other design books. In addition to her design work, Hampton has designed products for Chesney’s, Eastern Accents, Generation Lighting, Globus Cork, Kravet, La Gallina Matta, SA Baxter, The Shade Store, Stark, Theodore Alexander, Visual Comfort & Co. and White River. She was named 2013 Design Icon during Winter 2013 Las Vegas Market.

Corey Damen Jenkins designs for a global client base from offices in New York, NY and Detroit, MI. His work has been featured in The Detroit News, House Beautiful, The New York TimesTraditional Home, Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal and more. Jenkins is the winner of HGTV’s competition series Showhouse Showdown and has appeared as a guest design expert on The Rachael Ray Show and Open House TV. His honors include Architectural Digest’s AD100 Elle Décor’s A-List, Traditional Home’s New Trad Rising Star of Design Award, Fashion Group International’s Night of Stars Award for Interior Design and the D&D Building’s Stars on The Rise Award. His charitable work includes designing the “Ladies Library” for the renowned Kips Bay Decorator Show House in support of the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club and longtime work with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. His debut coffee table book, Design Remix: A New Spin on Traditional Rooms was released in 2021.

“The Next Golden Age of Design” is presented in partnership with Business of Home and is moderated by Editor in Chief Kaitlin Petersen. The webinar is free, and attendees will earn 1.0 CEU credit. Registration is open now at

IMC’s “Market Insights” webinars present high-level conversations about issues that are currently impacting business and allow buyers and suppliers to prepare for market throughout the year. With timely, exclusive, and actionable content, the series is an extension of the programming presented by Atlanta Market, IMC High Point Market and Las Vegas Market. The next Market Insights sessions are “Merging Digital & In-Person Markets” on September 15, 2021 and “The Art and Science of Store Checks” on October 5, 2021.

IMC’s upcoming markets are Las Vegas Market (August 22-26, 2021), Fall Design Week (September 20-22, 2021) at AmericasMart and High Point Market (October 16-20, 2021). The Open Year-Round showroom resources are available Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at AmericasMart and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Las Vegas Design Center. Buyers also can source and shop – anytime and everywhere – via JuniperMarket, a new B2B e-commerce marketplace powered by IMC, which launches in 2021.

About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the wholesale furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. With more than 20 million square feet of premium wholesale showroom space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta, IMC has more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce. With the launch of Juniper, a fully integrated omnichannel B2B commerce solution and multiline B2B e-commerce marketplace empowering buyers and sellers to better manage and grow their business at markets and year-round, IMC now provides the only omnichannel sales and marketing platform that seamlessly connects physical and digital wholesale commerce. For more information, visit


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