GEORGETOWN DESIGN DISTRICT

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SAVE THE DATE / Fall Days of Design is Nov. 1-3, 2018 -- three days of interior design events at 15+ stores and showrooms in Georgetown. Check out the current schedule below -- and check back often as more events are added. 

The event will officially kick off with a Days of Design Cocktail Crawl on Thursday, November 1 from 5 pm – 8 pm. Stop in the participating showrooms for sips and bites as you shop!

Beginning that Thursday, attendees are also invited to pick up an event passport at one of the participating showrooms and bring it with them as they explore three days of interior design events. Present the passport at the participating retailers for a Days of Design stamp at each location. Drop it off at any participating retailer at the end of the event for a chance to win one of many prizes with a minimum of five stamps. Winners to be notified by email. Stay tuned for an announcement of prizes, coming soon!
 

THURSDAY, NOV 1

10 am - Noon: Educational Workshop, The Balance of Marketing - Combining Face-To-Face Interaction with Digital Media, Featuring Tracy Morris of Tracy Morris Design & Kelly Dillon of NG Media  / Baker Furniture (3330 M St NW). Hear nationally recognized designer, Tracy Morris, founder of Tracy Morris Design and Kelly Dillon with NG Media discuss the keys to increasing advertising and marketing performance in the design industry. Workshop followed by Bloody Mary bar and brunch-inspired refreshments.

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm :
Shower Basics for Design Professionals CEU 12:30 -1:30pm + Comprehensive View of Lighted Mirrors CEU 1:30 - 2:30pm W.T. Weaver & Sons (1208 Wisconsin Ave NW) Join W.T. Weaver & Sons from 12:30 – 1:30pm for an informative CEU on shower basics for design and architect professionals to better understand the characteristics and performance of shower components to effectively specify shower systems for future client projects. A Comprehensive View of Lighted Mirrors CEU, 1:30 – 2:30pm, will cover key features of lighting, wellness, and technology and energy options. Accreditation for both includes AIA, IDEC, HSW, ASID, and IIDA. Lunch will be served. Contact Selena Weaver to register: selenaw@weaverhardware.com.

2 pm - 4 pm: Champagne & Shopping / Poggenpohl (3327 M St NW) Enjoy a glass of champagne as you browse the beautiful Poggenpohl displays.

3 pm - 5 pm: Italian Sense of Beauty: The Dream Kitchen / SCAVOLINI (1005 Wisconsin Ave NW) Enjoy a night of cocktails, conversation, and cuisine. 

4 pm - 8 pm: Pups & Pints / bulthaup (3324 Cady's Alley) Bulthaup is partnering with Lucky Dog Rescue for an evening of pups and pints. Join them for a beer tasting and meet adoptable rescue dogs and adoption coordinators.

5 pm - 6:30 pm: The History & Use of Handmade Ceramic Tile CEU / Waterworks (3314 M Street NW) Join Waterworks for a special CEU. We're sharing ideas on handmade ceramic tile: how it's made, its history and uses, the art of creating beautiful rooms and patterns with ceramic tiles, inspirations, tips from design pros and more. Wine and light bites will be served. 

5 pm - 8 pm: Celebrating Fall Days of Design! Circa Lighting (3323 Cady’s Alley NW) Join Circa Lighting for prosecco and cookies in the newly refreshed showroom.

5 pm - 8 pm: Celebrating Fall Days of Design! Thos. Moser (1028 33rd Street NW) Stop by Thos. Moser to enjoy wine and light fare as you shop! 

6 pm - 8 pm: Jonmarc Live Painting + Silent Auction / BoConcept (3342 M St NW) Stop by for pop-up art exhibit by contemporary artist Jonmarc. He will live paint a one-of-a-kind piece inspired by the BoConcept Danish Design to be auctioned off with all proceeds going to the Humane Society International. Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres.

**5 pm - 8 pm: KICK-OFF COCKTAIL CRAWL Enjoy sips and bites + the chance to win an amazing collection of prizes. Participating showrooms include Baker, balthup, Circa Lighting, DUXIANA, Jonathan Adler, Resource Furniture Thos. Moser and Waterworks.

FRIDAY, NOV 2

11 am - 1 pm: Colormix 2019 CEU JANUS et Cie (3304 M St NW) This CEU will take the partcipant on a visual journey with stimulating imagery, factual statistics and perceptive research that supports the 2019 forecast for color and design trends. Food and drinks will be provided. The course is worth one CEU.

1 pm - 3 pm: Reinvent: Ways to Repurpose “Discontinued” Leather + Fabrics Into Art and JewelryResource Furniture (3340 Cady's Alley NWEnjoy a fun exploration of ways to repurpose discontinued and old leathers & fabrics into art and jewelry. Sips and snacks provided.

 

 

SATURDAY, NOV 3

10 am - Noon: Flowers For the Home / Pillar & Post (1647 Wisconsin Ave NW) Enjoy a flower-filled morning with mimosas and pastries at Pillar & Post as Ginny Wydler of Lilac & Page offers bouquets to go and shares inspiration and tips for creating stylish everyday florals for your home. 

12 pm - 2 pm: Updating Your Bedroom & Improving Your Sleep​ / DUXIANA (3307 Cady's Alley NW) Visit DUXIANA on Saturday from 12 - 2pm to learn more about updating your bedroom and improving your sleep.

2 pm - 4 pm: Consult With A Designer Jonathan Adler (1267 Wisconsin Ave NW) Stop by to schedule a Design Consultation with one of their experts and receive a 25% off coupon good on a purchase through Dec 31, 2018. 

3 pm - 6 pm: Design Workshop with Nicole Lanteri / Design Within Reach (3338 M St NW) Join Nicole Lanteri of Nicole Lanteri Design as she focuses on tackling design challenges and creating a modern, comfortable home.

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