Spring Market 2017
Wed, Apr 19th
9:00 AM – 9:50 AM
ARIA STONE GALLERY | SUITE 1016
COFFEE & BREAKFAST MARKET KICK OFF RECEPTION
Visit Aria Stone Gallery for a kick-off reception from 9:00AM-9:50AM to enjoy the beautiful surrounding of nature’s work of art on display in an art gallery-like environment. Peruse the new spring/summer collection featuring a beautiful assortment of hand-selected marble, quartzite, granite, calcite, onyx, and soapstone in more than 65 colors from the most exclusive quarries in the world, while enjoying a light breakfast and a leisurely latte.
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
HOLLY HUNT | ATRIUM 1
A LOOK INSIDE VLADIMIR KAGAN
Vladimir Kagan combined his innovative thinking and technical skills to develop furniture designs unlike anything imagined before him. He is known for his organic and sculptured designs, which created a new look in American furniture that, remain classic and timeless today. Holly Hunt is pleased to welcome the Classic Collection of Vladimir Kagan, developed in the late 1940’s. Please join Mark Minichiello, Chief Marketing Officer of Vladimir Kagan, as he introduces the collection and inspiration behind Vladimir’s work spanning nearly 70 years.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
MADEVAL | COURTYARD SUITE 109
DESIGNERS 2017 TREND PARTY
Join us for a special trend presentation with the latest finishes and trends by Nina Magon – multi-award winning interior designer and TV personality renowned for her signature refined modern aesthetic that perfectly balances gold high design with a glamorous appeal. Enjoy light bites and sips inspired by the beautiful country of Ecuador offered by cook Dina Zanders. You won’t want to miss the party of the season, brought to you by Madeval and COMPAC.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
KEN KEHOE| SUITE 2016
AN INTRODUCTION INTO NIERMANN WEEKS + TOILE DE MAYENNE + BEST & LLOYD
Join us for a light lunch and meet Eleanor Niermann of Niermann Weeks furniture and lighting; Françoise Deslandes, a 4-th generation owner of Toile de Mayenne Fabrics from Paris; and Sam Woodward owner of Best & Lloyd lighting and furniture from London as they introduce you to their wonderful lines today.
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
THE SHADE STORE| SUITE 1070
COLLABORATIVE DESIGN IN THE DIGITAL AGE
Join PaperCity Magazine’s Home & Design Editor, Anne Lee Phillips, in discussion with Caroline Knapp, blogger behind House of Harper, and local designers Saba and Sarah Jawda, in The Shade Store’s showroom for a discussion on collaborative design and growing your brand in the digital age. Having recently redesigned her home, blogger Caroline Knapp enlisted the help of Jawda and Jawda to blend her Southern style with their modern touch to create a livable, yet chic space for her family. The three will discuss the inspiration behind Knapp’s home in addition to sharing their advice on how they’ve successfully grown their businesses through social media.
12:45PM – 1:45PM
ARMONY CUCINE HOUSTON | COURTYARD SUITE 215
EVOLUTION OF THE KITCHEN INDUSTRY WITH MICHEL CLAIR
Meet Michel Clair, renowned French Architect and Kitchen Design Specialist responsible for bringing Armony Cucine to the US market. Michel has been designing beautiful Armony kitchens in France for over 30 years and had over 10 kitchen cabinetry stores to his name. His presentation concentrates on the evolution of the kitchen and its increasingly important role as a central hub in the home of the future. Functionality and design trends as well as ecological material choices and the integration of the kitchen within the smart home will be discussed. Sweet European treats and sips will be served.
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
FABRICUT| SUITE 3022
STROHEIM + CRYPTON HOME = LUXURY PERFORMANCE FABRICS YOU NEED
Join Fabricut for a presentation with designer, Dana Gibson and an industry expert from Crypton Home. Stroheim partners this season with Crypton Home for a luxury performance upholstery collection featuring Dana Gibson’s playful designs. Join us for a fabric Show-and-Tell! See why and how Crypton Home is the ultimate performance fabric for luxurious interiors and hear the design inspiration behind Dana Gibson’s Crypton Home fabrics for Stroheim.
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
ABRAHAMS | SUITE 151
This is a unique opportunity to discover how designers can use texture to enhance a modern design direction, how to use existing finishes and rugs to elevate them into a more transitional experience. Join us for a lively panel discussion with beloved author of Segreto Style, Segreto Vignettes and Owner of Segreto Finishes, Leslie Sinclair with Annie Abraham Thomas of Abrahams Rugs, moderated by Benjamin Johnston of Benjamin Johnston Design.
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
DEDON | SUITE 131
GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION
Please join us in celebrating our Grand Opening as we are honored to host the cocktail reception for the STARS OF DESIGN & STARS ON THE RISE. During the reception, we invite you to experience the essence of barefoot luxury in DEDON’s iconic collections and 2017 introductions. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres while relaxing in Nestrest as we celebrate the winners and DEDON’S new showroom at the DCH!