Mar 30, 2022
DMC releases Dallas Design Days schedule

Dallas Market Center, an open-daily design marketplace, announced the schedule of events taking place during Dallas Design Days, April 25-26, 2022.

The spring edition will feature more than 20 showrooms events and promotions for the design community taking place across more than 1.5 million square feet of design showrooms.

Participating for the first time will be numerous lighting showrooms on the Trade Mart 3rd and 4th floor, hosting open house events and seminars. Normally open only for the twice annual Lightovation trade events, these showrooms are eager to present 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.

The centerpiece event of Design Days is Dine + Design presented by Benjamin Moore and Luxe Interiors and Design, a lunch event taking place on Tuesday, April 26. Registration for Dine + Design is available at

“Design Days is our big spring event for elevating your business and gaining 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.”

For a detailed listing of events, visit

Monday, April 25

  • Vignette Viewing Opens – 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., World Trade Center Atrium
  • Ann Gish Morning Mimosas – 10:00 a.m., The Gallery, IHDC 1D202
  • Game Rooms By Design – 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., WTC 582
  • Palecek Trend Presentation and Prosecco – 11:00 a.m., IHDC 1D201
  • Global Views – 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., IHDC 1D209
  • Park Hill Presents Merchandising Appeal: Creating Displays to Engage Your Guests – 1:00 p.m., WTC 321
  • Varaluz Selling Luxury CEU – 2:00 p.m., TM 4507
  • Currey & Co. Dessert Pops and Bubbly – 2:00 p.m., IHDC 1D228
  • Modern Forms Showroom Tour – 2:00 p.m., TM 4808
  • UMA Home Décor Program Introduction – 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., WTC 600
  • ELK Home Reception – 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., WTC 600
  • Hudson Valley Presents Specifying Decorative Outdoor Lighting for Harsh Climates – 3:30 p.m., TM 3902

Tuesday, April 26

  • Vignette Viewing – 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., WTC Atrium
  • Gabby Presents Jamie & Maretha from Oak & Iron Interiors – 10:00 a.m., WTC 150
  • WAC Presents Landscape Lighting – 10:00 a.m., TM 3101
  • Park Hill Presents Eclectic, Not Cluttered – 10:00 a.m., WTC 321
  • Game Rooms By Design – 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., WTC 582
  • Cyan Designs Headshots and Design Seminar – 10:30 a.m., WTC 500
  • Dine + Design: The Art of Color: Powerful Palettes & Visionary Design – 11:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., WTC Atrium (register today)
  • Dine + Design: The Art of Color: Powerful Palettes & Visionary Design – 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., WTC 10
  • Pasha Reception and Light Bites – 2:00 p.m., WTC 680

Showroom Specials

Throughout Design Days there will be showroom specials available including the following:

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


Sponsors for Dallas Design Days 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 Décor, Uttermost, and Varaluz.

Marketplace Additions

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

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

Upcoming Markets

Upcoming 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 22-25).

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