Dallas Design Week Schedule of Events Announced

— Balance of in-person and virtual events announced with the theme of “Design Intelligence”—

DALLAS – September 9, 2020 – Dallas Market Center, the largest open-daily design marketplace in the country, announces the schedule of events taking place during the fall edition of Dallas Design Week, September 22-24.

The fall edition will feature socially distant seminars, receptions and online sessions for the design community. Attendees will experience an inspiring week of more than a dozen special sessions from design influencers, business authorities, and trend experts taking place virtually and across more than 1.5 million square feet of design showrooms. The theme of the week is “Design Intelligence” and will feature a blend of creative inspiration and practical business insights.

“Dallas Design Week is such an important event for the design community that we wanted to produce activities that balance creativity and community with our obligation to support health and safety,” says Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “We have comprehensive measures in place working closely with our showroom partners to support inspiration and connection in a responsible manner, and we are looking forward to tremendous presentations by design thought leaders.”

All designers visiting Dallas Market Center during Design Week are automatically entered for a chance to win more than $10,000 in giveaways from design showrooms. Registration is now open via the Dallas Design Week website: www.dallasmarketcenter.com/dallasdesignweek.

Monday, September 21

Vignette Viewing Opens

8:00AM-5PM; World Trade Center Atrium

Custom vignettes from a dozen showrooms created exclusively for Design Week open for viewing in the atrium of the World Trade Center. Participants include Platinum Sponsors Feizy, Unique Loom, Designers Patio, Summer Classics, Ashore, Pasha, Varaluz, Peacock Alley, IMAX. Gold Sponsors: Charles Ray & Associates, Game Rooms By Design, Uttermost, LMT Designs, Dallas Rugs, Sparkles Home, American Leather Innovation by Contempo Designs, Global Views, and Erdos + Ko.

TAID Days of Education

8:00AM-5PM; ONLINE

Learn and earn CEU's at the TAID Days of Education taking place online. More information is available at http://www.supporttaid.org/events.htm

Tuesday, September 22

Exhibitor Events and Specials

8:00AM-5PM; Across the Marketplace

Visit our socially distanced showrooms for various events and to discover an unmatched selection of furnishings, decorative accessories, lighting and textiles. A full listing of exhibitor events, giveaways and specials is available on the Dallas Design Week webpage.

TAID Days of Education

8:00AM-5PM; ONLINE

Learn and earn CEU's at the TAID Days of Education taking place online. More information is available at http://www.supporttaid.org/events.htm

Sherwin-Williams Colormix Forecast 2021

11AM-12PM; Online and in The Gallery (IHDC 1D202, First Floor)

Join us in partnership with Sherwin-Williams for a visual journey of color, rhythm and design by way of the Sherwin-Williams’ Colormix Forecast 2021. Led by Ashlynn Bourque, get ready to be visually moved by 45 new trend colors tied into five appealing palettes, and to learn about the inspiration and influences behind the 2021 Colormix Trend Forecast. You can stream this content from home or with us at Dallas Market Center in The Gallery.

Color Trends with Patti Carpenter

1:00PM; Online and in the World Trade Center Atrium

Join Patti Carpenter, principal of an award winning global design firm, product and design developer, Pantone Trend Consultant and Global Trend Ambassador for Maison & Objet, as she speaks about some of the latest trends in Color. You can stream this content from home or with us at Dallas Market Center.

Cocktails in The Gallery

3:00PM-5:00PM; IHDC 1D202, First Floor

Stroll through The Gallery and enjoy free cocktails while viewing some of our newest exhibitors including Eloise World Studio, Paul Montgomery, Susan Sales Fine Art and more.

Wednesday, September 23

Exhibitor Events and Specials

8:00AM-5PM; Across the Marketplace

Visit our socially distanced showrooms for various events and to discover an unmatched selection of furnishings, decorative accessories, lighting and textiles. A full listing of exhibitor events, giveaways and specials is available on the Dallas Design Week webpage.

One of a Kind Design with Christina Garcia, Nathan Hejl, and Roz Murphy

1:00PM; Online and in the World Trade Center Atrium

Join talented local designers Christina Garcia, Nathan Hejl & Roz Murphy as they discuss One-Of-A-Kind products and how they use them to bring to life the most unique designs for any client - across any style. You can stream this content from home or with us at Dallas Market Center.

Thursday, September 24

Exhibitor Events and Specials

8:00AM-5PM; Across the Marketplace

Visit our socially distanced showrooms for various events and to discover an unmatched selection of furnishings, decorative accessories, lighting and textiles. A full listing of exhibitor events, giveaways and specials is available on the Dallas Design Week webpage.

Top Trends in Lighting with Libby Langdon & Shay Geyer

1:00PM; Online and in the World Trade Center Atrium

Join Libby Langdon, Interior Designer, Author, Television Makeover Personality, and Furniture & Rug Designer and she discusses up-and-coming trends in lighting - focusing on the fixtures space.

Join Shay Geyer, popular Interior Designer, owner of IBB Fine Furnishings and creator of The Shay Geyer Collection for Botanical Mix, who will forecast what we'll see in the portable lighting space.

Dallas Market Center is the largest open-daily design resource in the U.S. and serves retail buyers and interior designers across the country and internationally who seek a wide range of home décor products. The efficient marketplace features more than 1.2 million square feet of space dedicated to design showrooms of furniture, decorative accessories, and residential lighting. Dallas Market Center also hosts trade events and specialized design events throughout the year attracting thousands of members of the design community.

For a complete list of design events and showrooms, visit the Dallas Market Center website or download the Dallas Market App. Also, keep up-to-date on all market information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Dallas Market Center

Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in home décor, holiday/floral, gifts, lighting and apparel. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products from exhibitors throughout the year via dominant trade events for gift, home décor, holiday and floral; the nation’s most comprehensive apparel and accessories markets featuring the latest styles from East Coast and West Coast designers; the largest residential lighting trade event in North America; and the largest and most successful open-daily design center. The marketplace is located in the strongest economic zone in the country. In addition, more than 80% of Dallas Market Center buyers report that they do not shop other market centers. To make plans for upcoming markets, visit the Dallas Market Center website and download the Dallas Market Center App. Also, keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the Dallas Market Center blog.

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