Get to Know the 5 Must-See Design Experts Coming to the Calgary Fall Home Show Urban Barn Main Stage

Jul 31, 2018

Start daydreaming about your next home renovation project and DIY designs, because the Calgary Fall Home Show is coming up September 20-23, 2018 at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park! We are excited to announce an Urban Barn Main Stage lineup featuring some of the biggest names in the industry, including designer and TV host Tommy Smythe, HGTV Canada Home to Win designer Tiffany Pratt and The Marilyn Denis Show design and lifestyle expert Amanda Forrest.

Designer and TV host Tommy Smythe will headline the Urban Barn Main Stage. With more than 18 years of design experience, Tommy is known for his love of mixing fine art, vintage, and modern furnishings to create a cutting edge look that is sure to be the envy of your friends. With a focus on the importance of quality and craft, you can count on Tommy to share ‘secrets from a serial stylist’ and teach Calgarians how to achieve magazine-worthy designs in any space. You can catch him on the Main Stage on Friday, September 21 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 22 at 12 p.m.

Returning to Calgary this fall, bringing a big dose of colour, energy and glitter with her is Tiffany Pratt, interior designer and stylist on HGTV Canada’s Home to Win and author of This Can Be Beautiful. With beginnings in the fashion and beauty world, Tiffany brings a passion for transformation to her designs and can be seen on the Urban Barn Main Stage on Thursday, September 20 at 6 p.m. and Friday, September 21 at 5:30 p.m.

Ready to bring attendees up to speed on what’s hot in home décor, designer and The Marilyn Denis Show contributor Amanda Forrest will be presenting this year’s hottest home design trends and how to incorporate them into your décor. Her eclectic and creative approach to design will inspire Calgarians to take bold decorating risks in their homes and have them fall in love with their homes again. Catch Amanda’s Main Stage presentation on Saturday, September 22 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. as well as on Sunday, September 23 at 1 p.m.

Joining Tommy, Tiffany, and Amanda on the Urban Barn Main Stage is lifestyle expert and Cityline regular Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault, sharing her life-changing DIY storage solutions, along with local designer Amanda Hamilton, who will guide Calgarians on how to use maximalism design techniques to uplift their homes.

Catch Amanda Hamilton’s presentation on the Urban Barn Main Stage at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 22  and 12 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, and stay tuned for Leigh-Ann’s presentation dates and times.

The Urban Barn Main Stage promises an abundance of home décor wisdom. From renovation overhaul to brand-new build, DIY do-over to one-day décor dreams, the Calgary Fall Home Show is where big ideas, trusted advice, and fresh inspiration unite. Remember to take time to consult and shop from over 300 trusted exhibitors and features while you’re visiting! Stay tuned for the full line-up and official schedule later in August. Don’t waste any time getting tickets, click here to buy your tickets online and save $3!