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Keynote Presentation: Coffee with Corey - The Future of Interior Design, Business, and Licensing

10:30 – 11:30 AM


Expect Jenkins to share his unique perspective on the importance of embracing antiquity in modern design, advocating for a harmonious blend of time-honored traditions with contemporary aesthetics. Further exploring the concept of maximalism, dive into his love of patterns, textures and colors to create spaces that are rich in detail and full of personality.

Whether you’re a design professional looking to expand your knowledge or simply a design enthusiast eager to learn more about the ever changing world of interior design, this event promises to be unforgettable.

Presented in partnership with Century Furniture. Book signing and reception to follow in the Century showroom.

Corey Damen Jenkins


Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates is an internationally acclaimed interior design and decoration firm based in New York City. Founder, principal, and proud son of Detroit, Corey Damen Jenkins, is celebrated for mixing vivid colors with layered patterns to create inspired, iconic, and uplifting spaces, as well as designing furniture that brings the best of the classics into the present with panache and refined elegance.

Corey is an inductee of Architectural Digest’s esteemed AD100, ELLE Decors prestigious A­List, and the elite 1st Dibs 50. His bold interiors have graced the front covers of House Beautiful (2020 & 2023) and Traditional Home and have received extensive features in many publications including Architectural Digest, ELLE Decor, Traditional Home, Veranda, House & Garden, Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Detroit News. His first coffee table book, Design Remix: A New Spin on Traditional Rooms (Rizzoli), was released worldwide in March 2021 and has since entered its sixth reprint.

Corey’s televised and streaming broadcast appearances include winning HGTV’s competition series Showhouse Showdown in 2011 and appearing as a guest design expert on The Rachael Ray Show and Open House TV in 2020. In August 2021, Corey made his debut as a MasterClass instructor, with his highly acclaimed 12-part course Corey Damen Jenkins Teaches Interior Design, which has been viewed over 1 million times and is now available through Delta Airline’s Inflight Entertainment partnership.

In 2019 and 2021, Corey was invited to design the formal “Ladies Library” and Dining Room for the renowned Kips Bay Decorator Showhouses in New York and Dallas, respectively, and was a headlining designer for the 2022 inaugural FLOWER Magazine Showhouse in Atlanta. Also in 2022, Corey unveiled two new licensed furniture collections for Maitland-Smith and Hancock & Moore, a stunning fabric collection, “Trad Nouveau”, on the Kravet Couture label, a luxury stone collection with Aria Stone, and a hand-drawn artwork series sold exclusively with Leftbank Art entitled “Mouths Wide Open”.

Corey has been the recipient of numerous industry honors, most recently the 2023 ARTS Award for “Interior Designer of the Year” as well as the New York School of Interior Design’s “Larry Kravet Design Industry Leadership Award”, 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”.

Corey continues to indulge his passion for community-based work as an advocate and Board of Trustee member for the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. Through his firm, he has also funded a scholarship and mentorship program with the New York School of Interior Design and is a personal champion and donor to the Ali Forney Center.