Dallas Design Week to Highlight Top Names, Exclusive Events

—Schedule Announced for Semi-Annual Experience at Dallas Market Center—

DALLAS – August 22, 2018 – Dallas Market Center, the largest open-daily home décor marketplace in the country, announces the fall edition of Dallas Design Week, September 17 - 21, 2018. Gathering luminaries from all facets of the interior design industry, this fall’s schedule features speakers, seminars and educational opportunities, including the return of Dine + Design/Colormix 2019 with Sherwin-Williams.

“Dallas’ reputation as a global center of design talent and ideas continues to grow, and Dallas Market Center supports our active design community with a growing number of showrooms and inspiring events such as Dallas Design Week,” says Cindy Morris, President and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “For the fall, we will bring tastemakers, influencers, and practitioners together for a week full of connection, education and inspiration.”

Attendees will experience a slate of dynamic design-centered events including:

TAID Days of Education, Sept. 17-18, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Network with the best in the business and earn CEUs at TAID’s Days of Education in Light + Design on Ten in the World Trade Center.

The Art of Design Collaboration, Sept. 17, 3 – 4 p.m.

Join Feizy for an afternoon of conversation and camaraderie as we share the compelling stories behind some of the Dallas design world's most captivating collaborations. Modern Luxury Interiors Texas Editor-in-Chief Rhonda Reinhart will moderate a panel discussion with a few of the design pros who have put their heads together to create successful collaborations in lighting, textiles, furnishings and more. Media sponsor: Modern Luxury Interiors.

Design Week Kick-Off Party, Sept. 17, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Kick off Dallas Design Week in style. Join us at Austin Allen James in The Gallery for classic cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live swing music and more. Media sponsor: Modern Luxury Interiors.

Dine + Design / Colormix 2019 with Sherwin-Williams, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Prepare to be inspired by Palm Beach chic décor. Join us for wine, lunch, giveaways and a glimpse into upcoming color trends during a CEU credited presentation by Dallas Market Center and Sherwin-Williams. Media sponsor: Luxe Interiors + Design.

IDS Student Roundtable, Sept. 19, 9 – 10 a.m.
Design students are offered the unique opportunity to hear from established designers ready to dish on the business, resources and creative inspiration.

Brunch and Book Signing with Moll Anderson, Sept. 19, 10 a.m. – Noon
Global Views hosts an exclusive interview with author and interior designer Moll Anderson accompanied by brunch and bubbly. Following brunch, Moll will sign copies of "Change Your Home, Change Your Life with Color: What's Your Color Story?"

The Guide to Area Rugs Presented by Surya, Sept. 19, 1 – 2 p.m.
This CEU credited event in the Surya showroom spans the history of area rugs, as well as application best practices and their impact on design.

A Visit with Paul Thompson, Sept. 19, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Daniel Stuart Studio presents a CEU credited event with Paul Thompson of Paul Thompson Design, known for his expressions of vision and energy across a range of design and branding platforms.

All Press is Good Press, Sept. 20, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Taylor’s by Jane hosts a panel discussion dedicated to tips and plans for gaining critical press exposure for your business. Media sponsor: D Home.

Bubbles & Brunch with Barry Dixon, Sept. 20, 11 a.m. – Noon
Ethan & Associates hosts design icon Barry Dixon for a brunch seminar entitled, "Bringing the Outside In." Media sponsor: Dallas Style & Design.

Cocktails with Woodson & Rummerfield, Sept. 20, 3 – 4 p.m.
The Peninsula Home showroom welcomes the dynamic West Coast design duo Woodson & Rummerfield for an elegant happy hour. Learn about their efforts to save iconic Los Angeles-area homes and their high style design aesthetic. Media sponsor: Luxe Interiors + Design.

For complete details and to RSVP for Dine + Design, please visit the Dallas Design Week website.

Dallas Market Center is the largest open-daily design resource in the U.S., serving domestic and international retail buyers and interior designers seeking a wide range of home décor products from leading manufacturers and emerging companies. The marketplace spans more than 1.5 million square feet dedicated to design showrooms featuring furniture, decorative accessories, floor coverings, wall art and residential lighting. Dallas Market Center hosts trade events welcoming tens of thousands of buyers, as well as specialized design events throughout the year attracting thousands of members of the design community from across the U.S. and Latin America.

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 following Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

About Dallas Market Center

Founded in 1957, Dallas Market Center is the world’s most complete wholesale marketplace. Within its marketplace of more than five million square feet, retailers from around the globe source products ranging from home furnishings, gifts, decorative accessories and lighting to textiles, fashion accessories and women's, western, men’s and children's apparel. With more than 50 markets each year attended by more than 200,000 retail buyers from all 50 states and 85 countries, Dallas Market Center also offers hundreds of events and seminars geared toward helping retailers expand business and increase profits. The Dallas Market Center website is available at dallasmarketcenter.com.