April 23-27, 2018

Texas Design Week Houston

About



Texas Design Week is designed to advance all creative professions expressly architectural and interior design, through a biannual event (Houston spring, Dallas fall) comprised of a series of Design + Art Talks by noted interior designers, architects, artists, product designers, and visionaries, with a full program of book signings, pop-up shops, salon talks and cocktail events. 

 

Schedule



10:00 am

Breakfast at The Shade Store, Decorative Center Houston

10 am Breakfast at The Shade Store. See what's new and power-up before the 11 am Keynote at David Sutherland.

The Shade Store: 5120 Woodway Drive, Suite #1070.

 

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11:00 am

Keynote: Evocative Interiors with Ray Booth of McAlpine at David Sutherland Showroom, Decorative Center Houston

Designer Ray Booth, a partner in the architect and design firm, McAlpine, will discuss his design work, followed by a signing of his new book, Ray Booth: Evocative Interiors. Hosted by David Sutherland.

TXDW Keynote Sponsors: David Sutherland, PaperCity Magazine, Porcelanosa, The Shade Store, Circa Lighting

At David Sutherland Showroom: 5120 Woodway Drive, Suite # 170.

 

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1:00 pm

Keynote: Pencil + Paper Co. with Gen and Benjamin Sohr - Hosted by Biscuit Home

Join wife + husband design team Gen and Benjamin Sohr of Pencil & Paper Co., Nashville, for a lively and entertaining discussion with Bailey McCarthy, owner of Biscuit Home.

 The Sohr's have brought large-scale retail concepts to life for Reese Witherspoon's Draper James stores, Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, and more. With 100k Instagram followers, they have a lot to say!

At Biscuit Home: 1614 Westheimer.

 

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6:30 pm

Houston PaperCity Design Awards at The Post Oak Hotel

Awards presentation and cocktails at the new Post Oak Hotel, with designer Ray Booth and Gen and Benjamin Sohr of Pencil & Paper.

Supporting Sponsors of the PaperCity Design Awards: The Post Oak Hotel, Heritage Auctions, Porcelanosa, Circa Lighting, The Shade Store, Baccarat, Alton LaDay Media

 

VIP Ticket Holders and By Invitation. All 2018 Houston PaperCity Design Awards entrants will be invited. 

11:00 - 4:00 pm

TXDW Interior Design Education Day: Drive Brand Awareness, Revenue Generation and Create Brand Partnership Opportunities at OFI

Focusing on new client acquisition, passive income generation and how interior designers can use the tools of online marketing to lead their businesses profitably forward in the Age of Amazon.

Led by: Leslie Carothers, founder of The Kaleidoscope Partnership and co-founder of Savour Partnership

 

Day of seminars at Office Furniture Innovations (OFI), and includes lunch and valet parking.

6363 Richmond Avenue, 4th Floor

 

11:00 arrival, check in, networking, lunch is supplied.

 

12:30 Program starts

 

12:30 - 1:00 

Introduction

Identifying Your Online Goals & Prioritizing Time on The Appropriate Platform 

Identifying Your Brand Attributes

 

 

1:00 - 2:30 

Build What You Own

 

Email List Development Deep Dive

eNewsletter Deep Dive

Blogging Deep Dive 

Online Products 

 

SEO

Google Map Optimization Deep Dive 

Image Optimization Deep Dive 

  

2:30 - 2:45 Break

 

2:45 - 4:00

Making The Most of The Tools You Don’t Own to Drive Profitable Business Outcomes

 

Based On Your Goals: 

Pinterest Rich Pins + Promoted Pins 

Instagram Shoppable Posts + Hashtags 

Targeted Facebook Ads + Facebook Live 

You Tube Videos + Keyword Tagging 

 

All TXDW Ticket Holders.

11:00 am

Nathan Turner Comes to Texas.  Hosted by Milieu & Back Row Home

Milieu magazine brings Nathan Turner to Back Row Home for a discussion on his latest tome, I LOVE CALIFORNIA!

Design Director of Milieu Leslie Newsom Rascoe will have a lively discussion with Nathan Turner.

Signing and reception follows talk. Sponsored by Milieu.

TXDW Keynote Sponsors: Elegant Additions, Porcelanosa, Circa Lighting 

At Back Row Home: 8570 Katy Fwy, Suite #111.

 

All TXDW Ticket Holders.

2:30 pm

A Conversation with Corey Damen Jenkins and Tori Mellott! Hosted by Traditional Home and JANUS et Cie

Join designer Corey Damen Jenkins and Tori Mellott, Senior Design + Market Editor, Traditional Home, for an insiders discussion on the business of design. Jenkins’ work has appeared in Architectural Digest, The Wall Street Journal, Veranda, House Beautiful, and he has been honored with Traditional Home’s New Trad Rising Star of Design Award.

TXDW Keynote Sponsors: Traditional Home, JANUS et Cie, Porcelanosa, Circa Lighting 

At JANUS et Cie: 3935 San Felipe.

 

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6:00 pm

Keynote & Cocktails: Neiman Marcus hosts William Middleton, author of Double Vision: the Unerring Eye of Art World Avatars Dominique and John de Menil and Michele Gerber Klein, author of Charles James: Portrait of an Unreasonable Man: Fame, Fashion, Art.

Neiman Marcus hosts William Middleton, author of the new de Menil blockbuster book, Double Vision: the Unerring Eye of Art World AvatarsDominique and John de Menil, along with Michele Gerber Klein, author of the new book, Charles James: Portrait of an Unreasonable Man: Fame, Fashion, Art. 

Cocktails, lively discussion, and book signings with the authors.

TXDW Keynote Sponsors:  Neiman Marcus, Whitten & Proctor Fine Art Conservation, New Orleans Auction Galleries, Porcelanosa, Circa Lighting

At Neiman Marcus Galleria, Level 2 Couture Salon 

 

For All TXDW Ticket Holders and By Invitation.

10:00 am

Keynote: Design Wise with Vern Yip - Decorative Center Houston, First Floor Gallery

1:00 pm

Keynote: Classic Elegance - Transcending Tradition for Today’s Modern Lifestyle, with Ellie Cullman and Claire Ratliff, and Marshall Watson and Kate Reid. Hosted by Wells Abbott Showroom

 

Join Ellie Cullman and Claire Ratliff of Cullman and Kravis Associates, and Marshall Watson and Kate Reid of Marshall Watson Interiors, for an inspiring presentation, showcasing images from their recent books, From Classic to Contemporary and The Art of Elegance. These seasoned professionals will share stories and advice from decades of experience, and discuss design for modern living.

Keynote at Decorative Center Houston, 5120 Woodway, First Floor Gallery.

Book signings to follow at Wells Abbott Showroom, Suite 3010.

 For All TXDW Ticket Holders.

3:00 pm

LUXE Magazine Program at Stark Carpet Showroom with Tribute Goods.

At Stark Carpet, Decorative Center Houston, 5120 Woodway Drive, Suite 1010.

6:00 pm

Keynote: Alexa Hampton and J. Randall Powers, Hosted by Circa Lighting

Designers Alexa Hampton and J. Randall Powers discuss the importance of lighting in projects, and navigating the licensing process. Moderated by Gale Singer and hosted by Circa Lighting.

At Circa Lighting and Avalon Diner next door, 2427 Westheimer. 

TXDW Keynote Sponsors:  Circa Lighting, Porcelanosa  

For All TXDW Ticket Holders

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Texas Design Week Closing Party Hosted by River Oaks District and Baccarat

Celebrate Texas Design Week at River Oaks District and the Baccarat Showroom. Baccarat co-hosts the closing event with Interior Designer Ben Johnston, with 20% of total sales of the evening donated to Texas Covenant House, which provides shelter for homeless, abused and abandoned youth in Texas. ETRO will also be hosting a book signing featuring Orlando Soria.

 

Other participating stores:

ETRO 

Diptyqye

Bonpoint

Dior

Toulouse

Thornwood Gallery

Forty Five Ten

 

TXDW Sponsors: River Oaks District, Baccarat, Porcelanosa, Circa Lighting

Hosted by River Oaks District and Baccarat.

At River Oaks District, 4444 Westheimer Road.

TXDW VIP Ticket Holder and by invitation

Event schedule is subject to change without notice

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Speakers

Who You'll See At Texas Design Week Houston



Ray Booth, McAlpine

Ray Booth, McAlpine

Ray Booth, McAlpine Ray Booth: Evocative Interiors
Ray Booth: Evocative Interiors
Gen & Benjamin Sohr

Gen & Benjamin Sohr

Pencil & Paper

Gen & Benjamin Sohr Pencil & Paper Project
Pencil & Paper Project
Alexa Hampton

Alexa Hampton

Alexa Hampton Alexa Hampton Decorating in Detail
Alexa Hampton Decorating in Detail
Corey Damen Jenkins

Corey Damen Jenkins

Corey Damen Jenkins Corey Damen Jenkins Project
Corey Damen Jenkins Project
Tori Mellott

Tori Mellott

Senior Design + Market Editor, Traditional Home

Tori Mellott Traditional Home
Traditional Home
Marshall Watson

Marshall Watson

Marshall Watson Marshall Watson, The Art of Elegance: Classic Interiors
Marshall Watson, The Art of Elegance: Classic Interiors
Ellie Cullman

Ellie Cullman

Cullman & Kravis

Ellie Cullman From Classic to Contemporary: Decorating With Cullman & Kravis
From Classic to Contemporary: Decorating With Cullman & Kravis
J. Randall Powers

J. Randall Powers

J. Randall Powers J. Randall Powers Project
J. Randall Powers Project
William Middleton

William Middleton

Author, Double Vision

William Middleton Double Vision: The Unerring Eye of Art World Avatars Dominique and John de Menil
Double Vision: The Unerring Eye of Art World Avatars Dominique and John de Menil
Michèle Gerber Klein

Michèle Gerber Klein

Author, Charles James

Michèle Gerber Klein Charles James: Portrait of an Unreasonable Man: Fame, Fashion, Art
Charles James: Portrait of an Unreasonable Man: Fame, Fashion, Art
Nathan Turner

Nathan Turner

Nathan Turner Nathan Turner's: I Love California
Nathan Turner's: I Love California
Orlando Soria

Orlando Soria

Orlando Soria Orlando Soria's Get It Together! An Interior Designers Guide to Creating Your Best Life
Orlando Soria's Get It Together! An Interior Designers Guide to Creating Your Best Life
Vern Yip

Vern Yip

Vern Yip Vern Yip's Design Wise
Vern Yip's Design Wise
Leslie Carothers

Leslie Carothers

Founder Kaleidoscope Partnership

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