Dallas Market Center Announces Dallas Design Days Program

Dallas Mall announced the schedule of events that will take place during Dallas Design Days, April 25-26, 2022.

The spring edition will feature over 20 events and showroom promotions for the design community taking place in over 1.5 million square feet of design showrooms.

Many lighting showrooms on the 3rd and 4th floors of the Trade Mart will participate for the first time, hosting open house events and seminars. Normally only open for Lightovation trade events twice a year, these showrooms are eager to showcase 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.

Design Days’ flagship event is Dine + Design presented by Benjamin Moore and Luxe Interiors and Design, a luncheon 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 to elevate your business and get 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

Thumbnail visualization opens

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

Custom decals created exclusively for Design Week are open to the public in the World Trade Center Atrium.

Ann Gish Morning Mimosas

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

Join the Ann Gish crew for the morning mimosas on IHDC Progressive Style Day.

Game rooms by design

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., WTC 582

Complimentary mimosas, wine and Godiva truffles.

Presentation of Palecek Trend and Prosecco

11 a.m., IHDC 1D201

Start Monday at IHDC Progressive Style Day listening to IBB Design’s Meghan Sebren talk about trends, how to bring trends into existing spaces + Q&A. Light bites and prosecco served all day with “goodie bags”!!

Global views

Noon – 2 p.m., IHDC 1D209

Join us for light bites at IHDC Progressive Style Day.

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

1 p.m., WTC 321

Join us for a demo (+Facebook Live) featuring Christian Andrew on “Merchandising Appeal – Creating Displays to Engage Your Guests”. Gift bag for the first 25 participants. Free drinks and snacks too!

Varaluz sells luxury CEUs

2:00 p.m., TM 4507

Join the conversation on luxury selling presented by Varaluz.

Currey & Co. Dessert & Sparkling Lollipops

2 p.m., IHDC 1D228

Join the Currey & Co. team for dessert and bubbles on IHDC Progressive Style Day.

Visit of the exhibition hall of modern forms

2:00 p.m., TM 4808

Join the Modern Forms team for a showroom tour and hospitality discussion.

Introducing the UMA Interior Design Program

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., WTC 600

Join us for an exclusive designer reception to introduce our new Designer and Owner program. Enjoy free food and drink!

ELK Home Reception

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., WTC 600

Join us for appetizers and cocktails!

Hudson Valley Introduces “Decorative Exterior Lighting Specification for Harsh Climates”

3:30 p.m., TM 3902

This CEU presented by Robert Garcia will provide an overview of the choices and must-haves for outdoor lighting in harsh climates.

tuesday 26 april

Viewing Thumbnails

8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., WTC Atrium

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

Gabby presents Jamie & Maretha from Oak & Iron Interiors

10:00 a.m. WTC 150

Join us for a lively design conversation with Jamie and Maretha of Oak & Iron Interiors with Bubbles and Bites.

WAC presents landscape lighting

10:00 a.m., TM 3101

Join Peter Durbin, Regional Sales Manager for a landscape presentation worth 2 AIA credits.

Park Hill Presents “Eclectic, Not Cluttered”

10:00 a.m. WTC 321

Join us for a demo (+Facebook Live) featuring Christian Andrew on “Eclectic Not Cluttered”. Gift bag for the first 25 participants. Free drinks and snacks too!

Game rooms by design

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., WTC 582

Complimentary mimosas, wine and Godiva truffles.

Cyan Designs Headshots and Design Seminar

10:30 a.m. WTC 500

Headshots and design trends! Join us for portraits by our professional photographer, followed by a presentation by Mary Wilson at 10:30 am on “Trends for the Modern Designer: Accessories that Make Your Project Special”.

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

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., WTC Atrium

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

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

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., WTC 10

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

Pacha reception and light bites

2 p.m., WTC 680

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

Throughout Design Days, special offers will be available in the showrooms, including:

  • Couture Lamps (The Gallery, IHDC 1D202): $500 minimum waived
  • Dallas Rugs (WTC 6294): 2×3 or 2×4 rugs with a minimum purchase of $500. The first 5 visitors receive a $20 Starbucks Card.
  • Daniel Design Studio (WTC 521-A): All orders of $1,000 or more placed in the showroom on April 25-26 will receive a free knit toss.
  • Unique Loom (IHDC 1D112): 10% off 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 offered.

Dallas Design Days Sponsors 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 Decor, Uttermost and Varaluz.

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

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

Up next 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- June- 25).

Abdul J. Gaspar