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Dallas Market Center Announces Design Week Schedule

Dallas Market Center, the nation’s largest daily design marketplace, announces the schedule of events taking place during Dallas Design Week, September 12-15, 2022.

The fall edition will feature events and promotions for the design community taking place in over 1.5 million square feet of design showrooms. Dallas Design Week runs concurrently with Total Home & Gift Market, ArchLIGHT Summit, which is the Trade Mart’s new commercial and architectural lighting event; and two design events at Market Hall: WestEdge Design Fair and Artexpo Dallas.

The headline event is Dine + Design Colormix 2023 with Sherwin-Williams, a luncheon taking place on Tuesday, September 13 at noon. Registration for Dine + Design is available at

The keynote with interior designer and product designer Mat Sanders will take place at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 15 on the topic of the impact of lighting in design.

“Design Week is our biggest design event of the year, uniting the industry for ideas and inspiration from experts and influencers,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. . “Please join us for seminars and events, as well as a chance to see so many new exhibitors and new collections.”

All guests are invited to stop by the Designer Lounge, sponsored by Aspire magazine. The lounge, with workspace and complimentary cappuccino and wine daily, is located at IHDC 1D407.

monday september 12

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.

The future of living: designing versatile spaces at home

1:00 p.m., World Trade Center Atrium

Featured by D Home magazine. Moderated by Gillea Allison. Rooms that can “do it all” have become an important part of design as more and more bedrooms serve as offices, home theater playrooms and classroom kitchens. Using square footage in smart and sophisticated ways presents unique and exciting challenges as the needs of the home increase. Design techniques in lighting, furniture selection, color and more influence how effortlessly a dual-purpose space comes together. Panelists will include Matthew Wilson of Palecek, Mark Hoesterey of SHM Architects and Amy White of Fagan White Design.

Designer Wine Walk

3:00 p.m., World Trade Center Atrium

Organized by Platinum Design Week Sponsors. Head to the 1st floor of the World Trade Center to kick off your shopping adventure with a red or white pour and a list of designer showrooms to browse. Scan each QR code in the listed exhibit halls for a chance to win a Diamond Necklace from the 7th Floor Exhibitor Expressions Diamond.

tuesday september 13

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.

Dinner + Design Reception

11:00 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

Dine + Design presents Colormix 2023 with Sherwin-Williams

Noon – 1:30 p.m., WTC 11

Join Dallas Market Center and Sherwin-Williams for an inspired and in-depth investigation into the influences and drivers of design color in 2023. Lunch and announcements will begin at 12:00 p.m. followed by a one-hour CEU presentation, which is IDCEC | AIA Approved | CEPH accepted by TBAE.

CEU: Creating interior design in outdoor spaces

1:30 p.m., Kalco Lighting and Allegri Crystal from Kalco Lighting, TM 4915

This CEU presentation tackles one of the most important architectural trends in current design: bringing the indoor living environment to the outdoor living space. Libby Hartman, Creative Marketing Director for Kalco Lighting and Kalco Lighting’s Allegri Crystal, will explore the best indoor trends used outdoors and how high-quality decorative outdoor lighting offers a distinctive design element while withstanding harsh environments. exteriors. Register here:

Wednesday September 14

The power of personality and personal touch in spaces

11:00 a.m., World Trade Center Atrium

Featured by Luxe Interiors + Design magazine. Moderated by Paulette Pearson. No more following the Joneses. We are seeing less and less all-white kitchens and more and more design risks being taken within the home that reflect individualism. Let your true personality be the theme of the room by mixing patterns and textures, introducing pops of color, quirky artwork, and incorporating furniture that suits you best. Join Luxe Interiors + Design Texas Homes Editor-in-Chief Paulette Pearson as she leads a discussion with four incredibly talented designers on how to create beautiful spaces that showcase your most unique self. Panelists will include Mike and Bryan Yates of Yates Design, Shay Geyer of IBB Design and Traci Connell of Traci Connell Interiors.

CEU lunch-conference: Sustainable high-performance fabrics: from fiber to design

12:30 p.m., Designers Patio, WTC 9009

Marcia Blake will present the manufacturing process from fiber to fabric, define and characterize the qualities of performance fabrics, how the qualities are determined and how they can be used in the application. We will explore sustainable initiatives and how performance fabric can be used in design.

The Science of Design with Kelli Lamb and Danny Seo

3:00 p.m., World Trade Center Atrium

Featured by Rue magazine. We often see pictures of beautiful bedrooms in magazines and pinned to our Pinterest page, but we are never told why the bedroom is beautiful. Just like baking, having the right ingredients in the right amount is crucial for success. Join Kelli Lamb, Editorial Director of RUE Magazine, and Danny Seo, Designer and Co-Director of RUE, as they discuss why a great piece works. It’s not just about having good taste and an endless bank account, it’s about knowing why certain things work, why they cost what they cost, and then how to use that information to turn your home into a a house worthy of a pin. Stick around after the session to meet Kelli and receive a signed copy of her book “Home With Rue” – limited copies available.

Women in Lighting + Design Welcome Party

6:00 p.m.

Lounge D15TRICT, WTC 15

The three Texas chapters of Women in Lighting + Design (WILD) welcome everyone to Dallas for the first-ever ArchLIGHT Summit with this special pre-show reception open to all attendees (attendees, exhibitors, agents, sponsors and more). Take in spectacular views of downtown Big D from the top floor of the World Trade Center while enjoying food, drink, and networking with your peers. Pre-register to reserve your drink tickets for this not-to-be-missed kick-off!

Platinum Sponsor: Aluz

Silver Sponsors: Barbican, Putterman Scharck & Associates

Bronze Sponsors: Artemide, EcoSense, Tech Lighting

Thursday September 15

How Lone Star Architecture Sets Design Directions

11:30 a.m., SMART Center (Trade Mart 4826)

Texas is experiencing the fastest growing state population in the nation, with a parallel construction and renovation boom bringing attention to the Lone Star State. ARCHITECT Editor-in-Chief Paul Makovsky moderates a panel of three industry leaders from companies representing Texas’ major cities on the latest projects and untapped real estate opportunities across the state. Themes range from architecture and design at all scales, to adaptive reuse in a downtown skyscraper that radically activated a city block; hospitality projects that create places in small towns by drawing inspiration from the local vernacular and history; as well as how lighting can enhance projects. Learn how urban planning, innovative interiors, and the design process transform Texas architecture into a unique model for the rest of the country.

The impact of lighting in design with carpet sanders

1:00 p.m., World Trade Center Atrium

Lighting is arguably one of the most important design features in a space. It creates atmosphere, establishes dimension, determines whether a space feels larger or smaller, and draws attention to a room’s outstanding features. Join Studio M’s Mat Sanders for an in-depth conversation on how to give lighting the place it deserves. A light meal will be served.

This session is sponsored by the Lighting Concierge, a new service at the Dallas Market Center. The Lighting Concierge is a free service to inspire, guide and provide access to the latest in lighting at the Dallas Market Center. For more information contact Arturo Maluy at [email protected]

High End Residential Lighting Tour

3:00 p.m., Trade Mart Koi Pond

Michael Bauer, vice president of home and design at the Dallas Market Center, will lead a small group of attendees on a guided tour of selected manufacturers, with an emphasis on learning about lighting options in environments. high-end residential. Participation is by prior reservation. Contact Michael at [email protected]

Design with TM-30

4:00 p.m., Trade-Mart 4814

This presentation will explain how specifiers can use the ANSI/IES TM-30 recommendation to specify light source color rendering and the color rendering specifications found in Appendix E. Appendix E provides specifiers with an easy system to understand and use, which helps render TM -30 the specifier’s primary color rendering framework. The presentation will review the design intent of preference, liveliness and fidelity at the three priority levels and will include a demonstration of the light sources that fall into each category. Emphasis will be placed on selecting appropriate criteria for various applications and TM-30 related deliverables at each phase of the design process. A live demonstration will be provided.

Throughout Design Week, there will be special offers in the showrooms and hospitality in the market. Check the website and mobile app for the most up-to-date list.

Dallas Design Week Sponsors include Platinum Sponsors: Ashore, Avenue Home, Currey & Co., Designer’s Patio, Gabby, Game Rooms By Design, Hubbardton Forge, Market Hill on 6 by Paul Michael, Minka Group, Park Hill, Rose Casual, Summer Classics, Taylors, Unique Loom, Uttermost, Wall Snobs, Kalco Lighting and Kalalou. Diamond Sponsors: Cyan Design, Dallas Rugs, Danny’s Fine Porcelain, Feizy, Global Views and Sonoran Range.