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Winter Market 2018: Showroom Experiences

Thursday, February 15

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Eventbrite - Winter Market 2018 - TECH + TECHNIQUE


Live Weaving Demonstration, Morning Toast
All Day Demo
DEDON, Suite C-120
Kick off the morning with a mimosa toast to craftsmanship. True to DEDON heritage, we’ll host an all-day live weaving demonstration performed by expert weavers trained by the master craftspeople of Cebu Island, Philippines. Stop by for your own hands-on tutorial and experience what goes into the extensive world-renowned weaving process.


Home Theatre and Premier Display Technology Breakfast
9:15 a.m.
CinemaTech and Planar-Leyard, Resource Center, Suite A-124
Visit the Resource Center for a presentation on Home Theatre advancements and seating and Display technology for commercial and residential use.


The ABCs of COM with Lee Industries
11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Mantra Furnishings, Suite B-218
Diane Rowe from Lee Industries will be diving into the ABC’s of Customer’s Own Material to answer all your custom fabric questions. Topics will include railroading versus up the bolt, pattern repeats, drop repeats, half drops, print placement on the fabric, and how all these can affect how the COM is applied to the frame.


The New Dynamic | Design Meets Technology
11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Crestron, Suite B-108
The communities of design and tech are collaborating more than ever before. Learn how these dynamic fields are working together to create innovative spaces that bring style to life. Gain insight and best practices for collaborating with Home Technology Professionals to ensure the client’s needs are met from a holistic approach. See project examples and an interactive Q&A opportunity with some of the best Tech Pros in the market. Moderated by Jenny Cortes, Crestron Showroom Manager.


11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Donghia, Suite C-250
Please join David Toback, Donghia Director of Textiles, for an energetic presentation of the brand’s new spring collections; a mix of Hinson and Donghia. Donghia’s 3D has been cleverly paired with print, weave or embroidery to best create durable product of intriguing surface dimension, texture, and depth.


A toast to all things new
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
JANUS et Cie, Suite A-123
Join JANUS et Cie in their showroom as they toast to DCOTA Winter Market with a chic “Sip & Cie.” Sip champagne while browsing their Spring 2018 collections with stunning new introductions in lounge, dining, café, accessories, and Masterpieces.


The Deconstruction of a Chair | CEU .1 Credit
3:05 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Century Furniture, Suite B-228
Century’s President Alex Shuford III will present a visual and verbal exploration of the materials and techniques found in fine upholstery. By de-constructing a chair, the presenter is able to “peel-back” each layer to provide a detailed understanding of how every component works together to provide support and quality. Alex joined Century in 2000 and was named President April 2013. Fluent in the lexicon of retailing, product development and marketing to the luxury segment, he grew up in the furniture business and is a third generation furniture veteran, as his grandfather, Harley F. Shuford, founded Century Furniture.


Fireside Chats, Sips & Celebration
4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
DEDON, Suite C-120
Join DEDON around the bonfire for end-of-day cheer to Winter Market. As the sun sets, the showroom’s mood will follow suit as we gather for farm-to-table bites, handcrafted sips, casual fireside conversations, and a conclusion to the day-long furniture weaving demo. Takeaways will include fascinating facts about how each piece of woven DEDON furniture becomes the embodiment of modern technology and centuries-old craftsmanship.