Guest Speaker
Ashley Clark


Filled with seminars and 
trend presentations
featuring top professionals
in the industry, this
annual event is dedicated
to all things design.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Check-in | Welcome | Breakfast: Room and Board

The check-in window is from 10:00am – 11:00am and will be located directly in front of the Room & Board showroom.  After checking in with event staff, all attendees will receive their name badge, event program with details on each session, and a center map showing all activations and programs.  The first 75 guests to arrive + check-in will receive a complimentary swag bag filled with complimentary items, offers, and discounts from various SOCO + OC Mix retailers. A light breakfast will be served during the check-in period inside Room & Board prior to the start of Session #1.

11:00 AM - 11:35 AM

Session 1 @ Room & Board
The Ultimate Shelfie with a Top Magazine Stylist

SOCO’s Fall Day of Design will kick off with a fun and informative presentation led by editorial prop stylist Heather Bullard of Heather Bullard Productions. Using the techniques she applies to her work with Country Living Magazine, Heather will show you how to create the ultimate “shelfie” in any room of your home using a variety of objects, including some of Room & Board’s most popular accessories.

11:45 AM - 12:20 PM

Session 2 @ C.S. Wo & Sons
Using Art + Organic Elements in Design

Brad Harris, C.S. Wo & Sons Buyer, will treat Day of Design guests to a presentation on unique treasures created by nature and how they are masterly crafted to become dramatic focal pieces for your home.  In addition to viewing the showroom’s selection of natural art pieces, guests also will get to preview all of C.S. Wo & Son’s extraordinary collections.

12:25 PM - 1:00 PM

Session 3 @ Famosa
Industry Experts Panel - Tips for Successful Home Design Projects

Join Famosa, the region’s premier showroom for tile and stone, for a must-attend panel discussion with the area’s top experts in homebuilding/remodels, interior design and surfaces — all talking about how to make your home design project successful. Panelists include Andrew Patterson of Patterson Custom Homes, Wendy Blackband of Blackband Design, and Josiah Lilly of Famosa Tile.

1:10 PM - 2:10 PM

Lunch ( Session 4) @ Natuzzi Italia
Top Designer Panel - What's New +  Next in Interior Design

Natuzzi Italia, renowned for fine Italian furniture, will host SOCO Day of Design’s lunch and panel presentation, which brings together the area’s top designers for a lively discussion on interior design…what’s new and what’s next. Plus, guests will witness a live sofa sewing demonstration from a professional Italian sofa maker who will be flying in from Santeramo, Italy!  Lunch Panelists include Tania Cassill of Huit, Anna-Marie Claassen of Anthology Interiors, Ashley Clark of Shop Skout, Anne Michaelsen of Anne Michaelsen Design and Donna Whelan of Whelan Design House. 

2:15 PM - 2:50 PM

Session 5 @ Modani
Quick + Easy Solutions to Change the Look of Any Room

Modani’s sleek, stylish home furnishings provide the perfect foundation for versatile rooms. In this inspiring session, Modani’s design experts show you how to style one sofa, three ways…creating three uniquely beautiful living room looks. You’ll take home easy to apply tips to freshen or transform your own spaces at home.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Session 6 | Checkout @ Rejuvenation
The Art of Dining - Lighting + Tabletop

SOCO Day of Design’s final session focuses on the art of dining - from the perfect lighting to the ideal tabletop - to set the stage for memorable entertaining. The session is hosted by Rejuvenation, known for their stylish lighting, hardware, bath hardware and home goods. First, Rejuvenation’s Paul Fernandez will demonstrate the best ways to light a dining room for an intimate dinner, followed by Julia Carro Alt of Alt Design Group, who will share her secrets for creating the ultimate tablescape.

In addition to Day of Design’s scheduled programming, a variety of SOCO showrooms invite you to join them throughout the day for Open Houses where you’ll enjoy refreshments, giveaways and more!  See below for a full list of offerings.  


View Design Within Reach's latest modern furnishings while you enjoy a fruit and mimosa bar, perfect for a post-breakfast treat or to toast the end of an inspiring day.


If you’re in need of a Day of Design pick-me-up, HAY is offering the ultimate refreshment with complimentary kombucha from Rich Elixirs (**while supplies last).  Plus, receive 15% off any in-store purchase of Hay's iconic furniture, lighting and interior products.

Ligne Roset | Scavolini

Experience Italy's favorite kitchen designs at Scavolini, as well as France's renowned contemporary luxe furnishings from Ligne Roset, while you toast international design with a refreshing beverage or delicious white wine.

Nest Bedding

Stop by Nest Bedding for a refreshing beverage and a fresh look at what a design-forward and non-toxic bedroom can look like, including furniture, mattresses, and plants that work together to clean the air.   


Visit PIRCH for freshly made coffee and homemade pastries that offer the ideal energy boost to fuel the design-filled day ahead.  Plus, enter to win a cooking class valued at $1,200.  


Enjoy light refreshments with Orange County's home remodeling experts and immerse yourself in the world of kitchen and bath design. 

TFS Natural Home

Come see the newest addition to SOCO, TFS Natural Home (previously known as The Futon Shop)! Experience firsthand the brand's dedication to organic and chemical-free materials and also enter to win a cozy giveaway prize.


Get inspired. Have Fun.
Make New Connections.


3313 Hyland Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626