Dallas Market Center
Sep 23, 2019 Sep 26, 2019

Leading Designers, Influencers

Dallas Design Week | Sep 23 - Sep 26, 2019

Market Info

Join leading designers, influencers, media, digital mavens, trend experts, and business authorities from across the U.S. for a week of inspiring events exclusively for the design community. The fall edition of Dallas Design Week takes place inside design neighborhoods featuring hundreds of leading manufacturers.

 

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Mon, Sep 23

Dallas Rugs: Hospitality and Giveaway

Event Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Stop by Dallas Rugs for daily complimentary coffee and snacks. Plus, enter to win a free 8'x11' handmade wool rug! 
 
Dallas Rugs, WTC 6294 

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Ro Sham Beaux Sale

Event Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Event Location: The IHDC Gallery
Stop by Ro Sham Beaux in the Gallery in the IHDC for 35% off lighting floor samples and select furniture! 

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TAID Days of Education

Event Time: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Network with the best in the business and earn CEUs at TAID Days of Education in Light + Design on Ten in the World Trade Center.

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Event Location: The SMART Center - TM 4826
Join us for the latest tech and design trends as well as the keys to customization and designer/manufacturer relationships. Charles Pavarini III (Designers Lighting Forum/Kuzco Lighting) moderates an exciting discussion featuring 4 of the top lighting manufacturers in the category. Stick around after the event to tour the latest lines from Hammerton Lighting, Swarovski Lighting, Progress Lighting and Eurofase Lighting, plus the chance to win some exciting giveaway prizes from each manufacturer!

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BRYTE Bed: The Power of Sleep Design

Event Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Join Dr. Ely Tsern, Co-Founder of BRYTE Bed, to discover how sleep can dramatically improve every aspect of your life. This talk will describe the fundamentals of sleep, its impact on your life, the latest in sleep technology, and how you can design your home, lifestyle, and sleep environment to dramatically improve your health and wellness. Join us for dessert and the opportunity to experience an amazing demo that will actually rock you to sleep.

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Learn how Artistic Transfer is changing the fine art standards and how they can help you to expand your market and maximize your profits with new technology, products and methodologies. They're constantly searching uncharted territories to find a better way to deal with our fast-growing fine art arena and share the success with others. Location: Artistic Transfer, WTC 555

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Home electronics should integrate seamlessly into a home’s design and décor. This course reviews the three- pronged approach to hiding technology—advance planning, design philosophy, and product selection—which are available for minimizing the visual impact of electronics without compromising performance. Specific challenges and recommendations related to hiding video displays, projectors, speakers, controls, cameras, and equipment racks—among others—will be addressed. This course speaks to innovative and creative ways to lessen the visual impact of electronics by making them low-profile, hidden or camouflaged, or even invisible!

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Erinn Valencich: The Future of Sourcing in 2020

Event Time: 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Event Location: WTC 10014
Join Erinn Valencich, interior designer, furniture maker, residential developer and author, as we dive into the future of sourcing in today’s ever-changing digital age. You’ll discover the latest tools that will save time and improve collaboration on visual projects while maximizing efficiency by allowing you to easily save products you find at market into digital libraries.
 
Location: Erdos + Ko, WTC 10014 

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Location: Classic Home, WTC 530

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Tue, Sep 24

Dallas Rugs: Hospitality and Giveaway

Event Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Stop by Dallas Rugs for daily complimentary coffee and snacks. Plus, enter to win a free 8'x11' handmade wool rug! 
 
Dallas Rugs, WTC 6294 

  • Featured Event

Ro Sham Beaux Sale

Event Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Event Location: The IHDC Gallery
Stop by Ro Sham Beaux in the Gallery in the IHDC for 35% off lighting floor samples and select furniture! 

  • Featured Event

TAID Days of Education

Event Time: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Network with the best in the business and earn CEUs at TAID Days of Education in Light + Design on Ten in the World Trade Center.

REGISTER NOW

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Trends and Treats with Uttermost

Event Time: 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Start your morning in the Uttermost showroom with mimosas and a trend presentation! Cindy Hall, Brand Manager for Uttermost and Revelation, will discuss trends and share vision boards for the Uttermost showroom design process.

Location: Uttermost, WTC 10021
 
 

Cindy Hall worked in the product development field at Hooker Furniture for over twenty-seven years. Her tireless work and dedication led her to become a Pinnacle Award winner in 2011 and 2012 for Hooker’s Mélange accent furniture line.  Since becoming a member of the Uttermost family last October, Cindy has been instrumental in developing product trend stories that have had last...more


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Dine + Design Networking & Vignette Viewing

Event Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Event Location: Atrium - WTC 1
Network with peers and exchange ideas while enjoying a cocktail or delicious coffee provided by Jura. Plus, check out a variety of incredible vignette displays provided by our event sponsors.

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Dine + Design

Event Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Join hundreds of designers for a complimentary CEU-credited luncheon! This year’s featured keynote speaker, Ashlynn Borque, Designer Account Executive for Sherwin-Williams, will introduce 45 trend colors, spun into five welcoming and intuitive palettes that bring joy, serenity and focus to the mind, body and spirit.
 

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Dine + Design Giveaways

Event Time: 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Stick around after Dine + Design for some FANTASTIC product giveaways from participating Dallas Market Center showrooms. 

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Event Location: IHDC 1D111
Join one of the most distinguished designers in the nation and best-selling author, Betty Lou Phillips, for an inspiring Q&A. Betty Lou will discuss how French design is far from stuffy extravagance. With livability and restraint, the guiding spirits, clean lines, streamlined silhouettes and contemporary artwork are redefining luxury for current tastes. Purchase your signed copy of Betty Lou’s latest book, French Refreshed, immediately following. Location: Taylors, IHDC1D111

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Event Location: Atrium - WTC 1
Join design and licensing expert, Stacy Garcia, as she reveals how she established her multimillion dollar design business, including a new line for QVC and hospitality products. Increase your market share and learn why brand alliances, reinvention and creativity in business are critical to building credibility. You’ll come away with practical ideas on how to amplify your business and build brand awareness.

Meet and Greet at the IMAX showroom immediately following.

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Meet & Greet with Stacy Garcia

Event Time: 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Enjoy a delicious cocktail while mixing and mingling with design and licensing expert, Stacy Garcia. 
 
Location: IMAX, WTC 6078 

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Wed, Sep 25

Dallas Rugs: Hospitality and Giveaway

Event Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Stop by Dallas Rugs for daily complimentary coffee and snacks. Plus, enter to win a free 8'x11' handmade wool rug! 
 
Dallas Rugs, WTC 6294 

  • Featured Event

Ro Sham Beaux Sale

Event Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Event Location: The IHDC Gallery
Stop by Ro Sham Beaux in the Gallery in the IHDC for 35% off lighting floor samples and select furniture! 

  • Featured Event
Event Location: Seminar Suite - WTC 9065
The proven durability and colorfastness of many performance fabrics allows them to maintain their appearance even in harsh outdoor environments. Today's high-quality performance fabric looks right at home indoors, too, with soft, inviting textiles available in a wide array of colors, textures and patterns. This course presented by Sunbrella Fabric provides an analysis of the manufacturing processes, testing and relevant sustainability considerations and discusses the many possibilities for designing exceptional luxury and lifestyle spaces with performance fabric.
 
Learning Objectives: By the end of this CEU, participants will have learned the qualities that contribute to fabric performance and recognize in ...more

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Professional Headshot Studio

Event Time: 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Visit Cyan Design and take advantage of a professional headshot studio session on your choice of black or white backdrop. Event is first come, first served. Please arrive with hair and make-up ready. 
 
Minor retouching will be provided and final images will be emailed to you after edits are made.  
 
Location: Cyan Design, WTC 540

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Join HGTV veteran and marketing virtuoso, Abby Vasek in the Cyan showroom during September's Design Week for an engaging discussion on how to establish a more polished brand identity and social media marketing methods to increase your visibility, heighten your credibility, resonate with your ideal client and fill that business funnel! Whether you're in the early phases of a budding design business or have an established firm, this exciting session will surely inspire and inform you on how to intentionally and effectively grow your business in the direction that you’ve always envisioned. Location: Cyan Design, WTC 540

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Event Location: The Living Room - WTC 521
What role does an interior designer play in selecting textiles for a project?

Join David Santiago, founder of Casa Santi who specializes in interior design and high end textile design, for bubbles and sweet treats as you learn all of the technical information, aesthetic fundamentals, and practical knowledge you need to select textiles for every type of residential and commercial interior. 
 
Location: Daniel Design Studio, WTC 521.A 

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Join RD Bozeman and Canadel Furniture for delicious cocktails and a peek at their custom dining furniture line that is sure to add another wow-factor to your next project. With over 9 million design options and three easy steps to create the perfect piece direct through their showroom or through their custom design portal, you’ll learn just how simple it is to create one-of-a-kind pieces that your clients will love for years to come. Location: R.D. Bozeman & Associates, WTC 9015

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Thu, Sep 26

Dallas Rugs: Hospitality and Giveaway

Event Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Stop by Dallas Rugs for daily complimentary coffee and snacks. Plus, enter to win a free 8'x11' handmade wool rug! 
 
Dallas Rugs, WTC 6294 

  • Featured Event

Ro Sham Beaux Sale

Event Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Event Location: The IHDC Gallery
Stop by Ro Sham Beaux in the Gallery in the IHDC for 35% off lighting floor samples and select furniture! 

  • Featured Event
Event Location: IHDC 1 – Outside 1D201
Wanting to make the leap from residential design into the commercial space and expand your reach from regional to national? Join us at Palecek to learn from two of the best in the business, Jeremy Bauer and Jason Clifton from Bauer Clifton Interiors. They'll share key steps to transition into new territories and projects you never thought possible. Location: Palecek, IHDC 1D201

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Event Location: IHDC 1- Outside 1D209
Join high-end interior designers, Christopher Grubb and Justin Shaulis, for a deep dive into the latest luxury designs and products that are must-haves for your projects. Location: Global Views, IHDC 1D209

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Event Location: Atrium - WTC 1
Join Patti Carpenter, principal of an award winning global design firm, product and design developer, Pantone Trend Consultant and Global Trend Ambassador for Maison et Object, as she connects the dots between what we are seeing globally and how it will affect our own design directions in the U.S. 

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Event Location: IHDC 1st Floor
Join Chad James, principal of the award-winning design firm Chad James Group as he shares how to land your first celebrity client in a tell-all Q/A session. Chad will share his insider experience in managing high-profile clients, how to publicize your work while protecting their privacy, and how to grow your business in the digital age. Location: Currey & Co., IHDC 1D228

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Event Location: The IHDC Gallery
When it comes to powerful women in the world of interior design, these ladies have left their mark! This is your chance to hear how two leading ladies in the industry built their business from the ground up. You’ll walk away with a wealth of knowledge about true entrepreneurship that includes listening and learning from customer demands, business best-practices, network development, personal branding, and much more.

Moderated by Denise McGaha, Denise McGaha Interiors

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Event Location: IHDC 1st Floor
Are you wanting to explore additional, new ways to monetize your education, experience and knowledge that allow you more time flexibility? New ways to monetize that allow you to utilize your website and social media channels to their fullest potential to create 24/7 revenue streams for your interior design business? If your answers are yes, don't miss this exciting presentation at American Leather Innovation in IHDC 1D205, delivered by Leslie Carothers, the CEO of The Kaleidoscope Partnership and Savour Partnership, a nationally known expert in the fields of social media marketing and in helping interior designers learn how to #DesignWealth into their websites, 24/7. Location: American Leather Innovation by Contempo Design, IHDC 1D205

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