Sherwin-Williams presents tips and tricks for design professionals using the ColorSnap App on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 10:30 a.m.- noon. Make your best color decisions and narrow down color choices using precise color-matching tools. Use the Match a Photo and Explore Color functions to build a color palette, then virtually paint your own walls or a sample scene. Please bring your laptop and/or iPad or other tablet. Breakfast and coffee will be served. Only 30 spots are available in this classroom setting. RSVP by Feb. 19 to Madeline King at Madeline.E.King@sherwin.com.
Chet Sadowski, owner of Chet’s Cleaning, presents valuable training for designers in Fine Fabrics: Friend or Foe? On Thursday, March 15, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Chet will dispel myths regarding cleaning and care of fabrics such as rayon, viscose, jute, sisal, silk, and Crypton. Also, two attendees will win $500 toward Diamond Protection Services from Chet’s Cleaning (must be present for the entire presentation to win). Space is limited. Please RSVP by March 10 to Jennifer@chetscleaning.com or register here.
Don’t miss the opportunity to save big on designer home furnishings at MDC’s once-yearly Sample Sale. Deep discounts await you on furniture, lighting, flooring, fabric, artwork, rugs, and accessories.
Join the region’s design community in celebrating the winners of the 14th annual Detroit Home Design Awards at Midtown’s Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward. Hosted by WDIV anchor Evrod Cassimy; the presenting sponsor is Michigan Design Center. Cocktails and strolling dinner at 6, followed by the awards ceremony at 7:30. Afterglow cocktails, dessert, and dancing begin at 9. Click here to purchase tickets.
Trade members, join Beaver Tile & Stone in their showroom, Suite 101, on Thursday, April 19 from 1 to 7 p.m. to learn more about Cotto d’Este, the premiere manufacturer of Kerlite porcelain stoneware tile. Developed for the aesthetic needs of architecture and contemporary design, Kerlite is an extremely thin, large format tile that offers perfect flatness. Informal presentations will be given throughout the day. Wine and refreshments available after 5 p.m.
The perfect rug can transform a room. In 2018, RJ Thomas Ltd. offers even more opportunities to find that perfect rug during their series of Hickory Oriental Rug Trunk Shows. Beginning January 8 – and nearly every six weeks through the spring – discover a selection of luxurious, hand-knotted Oriental rugs in a variety of shapes, designs, and styles.
Trade members, please join City Lights Detroit and Navot Shoresh, president of Spire Integrated, the industry leader in custom home technology solutions, for a Lunch & Learn session on innovation and illumination. Navot will share advanced methods of lighting control, LED lighting challenges, keys to temperature lighting, and how lighting impacts wellness. Event will be held in the Mid-America Room, Suite 86. A catered lunch and refreshments will be served in the City Lights Detroit gallery. RSVP to Maria Kramer at email@example.com or 248.792.7828.