The Art of Design Market Day
The Washington Design Center
November 17, 2009
FILM PREVIEW & KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
VERANDA presents: The Art of Design: Redefining Luxury
Documentary Preview & Panel Discussion moderated by VERANDA’s Editor-at-Large Carolyn Englefield. Panelists include Art of Design award winner Peter Pennoyer, Art of Design judge Clodagh, designer Lori Weitzner, and designer Alessandra Branca.
Reservations are required and seating is limited. Open to the public.
Register via VerandaRSVP@hearst.com.
SAMUEL & SONS BREAKFAST RECEPTION WITH LORI WEITZNER
“The Unexpected Details”
Samuel & Sons is pleased to present internationally renowned designer Lori Weitzner and their latest collaboration the Oasis Collection, just released this fall. This inventive and sophisticated line illustrates Lori’s penchant for dimensional textures and a lyrical, painterly approach to patterns and product development. Join Samuel & Sons for coffee & croissants while Lori outlines her inspiration for the line – the sophistication that exists in nature – and speaks to the unexpected role passementerie can play in enhancing and customizing environments. (Suite 6-168)
SHERLE WAGNER LUNCHEON AND COLLECTION PREVIEW
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
“Luxury for the Bath”
Join Sherle Wagner in our showroom for lunch and a preview of our exciting new collection of wallcoverings and marble pedestals. Sherle Wagner, recognized as a premier source for luxury bath furnishings and hardware, offers an ever-expanding line to complement our timeless classics. (Suite 1623)
SUNBRELLA PANEL DISCUSSION & DESSERTS AT DONGHIA
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
“Luxury through Design and Innovation”
Join Sunbrella in the Donghia showroom for a panel discussion exploring the many ways Sunbrella performance fabrics are redefining luxury with elegant designs and decorating solutions for today’s discerning home décor enthusiast. Leading the discussion will be Deborah Sanders, Managing Editor of VERANDA. Panelists include Gina Wicker, design and creative director for Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, makers of Sunbrella fabrics, and Phillip Sides, a well-known interior designer from Montgomery, Alabama. Decadent desserts will be served. (Suite 631)
Phillip Jeffries Ltd. Presentation at holly hunt showroom
“The Art of Handcrafted Design”
Join Philip Bershad, President of Phillip Jeffries Ltd., at the Holly Hunt showroom, as he shares with you treasures from the Orient and delves into the artistic process of handcrafted wallcoverings. Enjoy Asian inspired refreshments plus an exclusive preview of the Phillip Jeffries Ltd. Fall 2009 collections. (Suite 1728)
P.E. GUERIN DEMONSTRATION AT K&B GALLERIES
“150 Years of the Finest Artistic Hardware”
Join P.E. Guerin for a special demonstration at the K&B Galleries showroom featuring a behind the scenes look at the artistic metalwork of this 150-year-old brand. President, Andy Ward and Manager, Martin Grubman will be on hand to share the old-world quality and craftsmanship of the oldest decorative hardware firm in the United States. (Suite 1880)
‘Meet& Greet’ AND book signing with Clodagh at Duralee
Book signing reception with Clodagh
Join Duralee & Clodagh for a ‘Meet and Greet’ & signing of Clodagh’s latest book, “Your Home, Your Sanctuary.”
Clodagh is widely recognized as a design leader committed to the “green movement”, and with natural progression has teamed up with the fabric experts at Duralee and introduced “Global Passage”, an exclusive residential earth friendly fabric collection. Please stop by the Duralee showroom to view the “Global Passage” collection, which is now available!
Come in to meet Clodagh as she will be signing her latest book, available for purchase at 3:45 pm in the Duralee showroom.
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222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654