Designing Big in Small Spaces Jan. 8, 6:30 p. m.
A panel of experts will discuss design, property-development considerations and more in this Seattle Architecture Foundation-sponsored event. Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave. Tickets: $10/$15 via www.BrownPaperTickets.com
Designing User-Friendly Interiors for Aging in Place Jan. 17, 1-a. m.-noon
The Seattle Design Center is once again hosting its Third Thursday lecture — this time focusing on how to design interiors for aging eyes, specifi cally in regards to color, lighting and selection of furniture, flooring, window treatments and lighting. Plaza Conference Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Suite 370. Register: seattledesign center.com
Home Design & Remodel Fair Jan. 27, 10 a. m.-4 p. m.
In this 16th-annual event presented by the Phinney Neighborhood Association, building professionals will offer home-improvement ideas that emphasize sustainable design and building practices to homeowners. Phinney Neighborhood Center, Information: www.phinneycenter.org/homefair/index.shtml