Dallas Market Center Announces Dallas Design Days Schedule

Dallas Design Days at Dallas Market Center will take place April 25-26, 2022.

03/31/2022
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Dallas Design Days will take place April 25-26. Photo: Elisa Fisher Photography.

Dallas Market Center has announced the schedule of events taking place during Dallas Design Days, April 25-26, 2022.

The spring edition will feature more than 20 showrooms events and promotions for the design community taking place across more than 1.5 million square feet of design showrooms.

Participating for the first time will be numerous lighting showrooms on the Trade Mart 3rd and 4th floor, hosting open house events and seminars. Normally open only for the twice annual Lightovation trade events, these showrooms are eager to present their latest collections to the design community. Open showrooms will include Hudson Valley Lighting, Savant, Eurofase, Z-Lite, Modern Forms, WAC, Hubbardton Forge, Sonneman, Varaluz, ELK Home/Lighting, and Elegant Lighting.

The centerpiece event of Design Days is Dine + Design presented by Benjamin Moore and Luxe Interiors and Design, a lunch event taking place on Tuesday, April 26. Registration for Dine + Design is available at https://dallasmarketcenter.com/dine-design/registration

“Design Days is our big spring event for elevating your business and gaining design insights from experts and influencers,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “Join us for two days of connections, trends, and community plus a chance to see so many new exhibitors and new collections.”

 

Monday, April 25

Vignette Viewing Opens

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., World Trade Center Atrium

Custom vignettes created exclusively for Design Week open for viewing in the atrium of the World Trade Center.

 

Ann Gish Morning Mimosas

10 a.m., The Gallery, IHDC 1D202

Join the Ann Gish team for morning mimosas during the IHDC Progressive Style Day.

Game Rooms By Design

10 a.m. – 5 p.m., WTC 582

Complimentary mimosas, wine and Godiva truffles.

Palecek Trend Presentation and Prosecco

11 a.m., IHDC 1D201

Start Monday off during the IHDC Progressive Style Day by hearing Meghan Sebren, from IBB Design, speak about trends, how to introduce trends into existing spaces + Q&A. Light bites and prosecco served all day along with "swag bags"!!


Global Views

Noon – 2 p.m., IHDC 1D209

Join us for light bites during the IHDC Progressive Style Day.


Park Hill Presents “Merchandising Appeal: Creating Displays to Engage Your Guests”

1 p.m., WTC 321

Join us for a demonstration (+Facebook Live) featuring Christian Andrew on "Merchandising Appeal - Creating Displays to Engage Your Guests." Swag bag for the first 25 attendees. Complimentary drinks & snacks too!


Varaluz Selling Luxury CEU

2 p.m., TM 4507

Join the conversation on selling luxury presented by Varaluz.


Currey & Co. Dessert Pops and Bubbly

2 p.m., IHDC 1D228

Join the Currey & Co. team for dessert and bubbly during the IHDC Progressive Style Day.
 

Modern Forms Showroom Tour

2 p.m., TM 4808

Join the team from Modern Forms for a tour of the showroom and Hospitality discussion.


UMA Home Décor Program Introduction

2 p.m. – 5 p.m., WTC 600

Join us for an exclusive reception for designers to introduce our new Designer and Proprietor program. Enjoy complimentary food and beverages!


ELK Home Reception

2 p.m. – 4 p.m., WTC 600

Join us for appetizers and cocktails!


Hudson Valley Presents “Specifying Decorative Outdoor Lighting for Harsh Climates”

3:30 p.m., TM 3902

This CEU presented by Robert Garcia will give insights into the choices and must-haves for outdoor lighting in harsh climates.


Tuesday, April 26

Vignette Viewing

8:30am-5:00pm, WTC Atrium

Network with peers and exchange ideas while viewing a variety of incredible vignette displays provided by our event sponsors.

 
Gabby Presents Jamie & Maretha from Oak & Iron Interiors

10 a.m., WTC 150

Join us for some lively design conversation with Jamie and Maretha from Oak & Iron Interiors along with Bubbles and Bites.

 
WAC Presents Landscape Lighting

10 a.m., TM 3101

Join Peter Durbin, regional sales manager for a landscape presentation worth 2 AIA credits.

 
Park Hill Presents “Eclectic, Not Cluttered”

10 a.m., WTC 321

Join us for a demonstration (+Facebook Live) featuring Christian Andrew on "Eclectic Not Cluttered." Swag bag for the first 25 attendees. Complimentary drinks & snacks too!


Game Rooms By Design

10 a.m. – 5 p.m., WTC 582

Complimentary Mimosas, Wine and Godiva Truffles.


Cyan Designs Headshots and Design Seminar

10:30 a.m., WTC 500

Headshots & Design Trends! Join us for headshots from our professional photographer, followed by a presentation by Mary Wilson at 10:30 a.m. on "Trends for the Modern Designer: Accessories That Make Your Project Special."
 
Dine + Design: The Art of Color: Powerful Palettes & Visionary Design

11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., WTC Atrium

Kick-off Dine + Design by networking with peers and exchanging ideas while viewing a variety of incredible vignette displays provided by our event sponsors. Register at https://dallasmarketcenter.com/dine-design/registration


Dine + Design: The Art of Color: Powerful Palettes & Visionary Design

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., WTC 10

Join Benjamin Moore and Luxe Interiors + Design Editor, Paulette Pearson, in a conversation with some of the top Dallas interior designers for a discussion on color’s transformative power in creating well designed spaces through expert use of paint, texture, and pattern to produce designer approved color schemes and interiors that work.


Pasha Reception and Light Bites

2 p.m., WTC 680

Join us for light bites and cocktails! Drop off your business card for a drawing for one of our pieces!

Throughout Design Days there will be showroom specials available including the following:

  • Couture Lamps (The Gallery, IHDC 1D202): $500 minimum waived
  • Dallas Rugs (WTC 6294): 2x3 or 2x4 rug with minimum purchase of $500. First 5 visitors receive a $20 Starbucks card.
  • Daniel Design Studio (WTC 521-A): All orders of $1,000 or more placed in showroom on April 25 & 26 will get a free knit throw.
  • Unique Loom (IHDC 1D112): 10% off of purchases with an appointment.
  • Varaluz (TM 4507): Free mirror with purchase of $2500+. Light snacks and full bar.  
  • Autograph Foliages (WTC 398) will offer 15% off case quantities for orders over $500. Complimentary appetizers and drinks will be provided.

Sponsors for Dallas Design Days include Platinum Sponsors: Ashore, Currey & Company, Deny Designs, Designer’s Patio, Feizy, Gabby Home, Game Rooms By Design, Hubbardton Forge, Hudson Valley Lighting, Kalalou, Market Hill on 6, Park Hill, Rose Casual, Shima Shanti, Taylor’s, and Unique Loom.

Diamond Sponsors: Charles Ray & Associates, Classic Home, Cyan Design, Dallas Rugs, Daniel Design Studio, Danny’s Porcelain, Design Directions, Eurofase, Global Views, UMA Home Décor, Uttermost, and Varaluz.

Recent home and design additions to the marketplace include The Container Store Custom Closets, Norwalk Furniture, German artist Peter Robert Keil, and American-made J. Wilkinson Chair Company in the expanded The Gallery, IHDC 1D202. They join fellow exhibitors in The Gallery who opened in January: fine bed linens by Ann Gish (IHDC GL16), drapery by Creative Threads (IHDC GL76), and original artwork by Timothy Poe Studio (IHDC GLW3).

Allaf Oriental Rugs (WTC 521-C, 550) has expanded and El Paso Import Company (WTC 521) has relocated. Artists Guild of America (WTC 6470) was new in January but is already expanding and relocating to a larger space on the sixth floor of the WTC. In January we also welcomed Novart (WTC 6650) to the sixth floor. The company offers contemporary furniture from Mexico via its San Antonio, Texas, headquarters. Artist Todd Morgenstern relocated his original artwork to his namesake gallery on the fifth floor (WTC 571), and K&K Interiors (WTC 237) expanded and redesigned the entire showroom space.

Upcoming at Dallas Market Center is Dallas Design Days (April 25-26) followed by Total Home & Gift Market (June 22-28), The Temps at Total Home & Gift Market (June 22-25), and Lightovation (June 22-25).

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