Cooking demos, professional CEUs, Lunch & Learns,
we host showroom events throughout the year.

Tuesday, May 9th

2nd Tuesday

Presented by LUXE Interiors + Design

9:45 am  Reception & CEU Registration
Hosted by Thorntree Slate & Marble  Showroom 167

10 am CEU for Architects, Designers & Trade
Laminam Large Format Porcelain Slabs:
A revolutionary product in the Architectural world
Presented by Mr. Piergiorgio Mazzetta, LAMINAM S.p.A
Learn all about the superior performance and versatility with porcelain slabs.  In this course you will understand the differences in the manufacturing processes, performance applications of large format porcelain panels, and technical features of the porcelain slabs available in the market.
Class AIALAM2016 –  AIA and IDCEC credited

11 am CEU for Architects & Designers
Waterproofing for Tile, Stone, and Glass
Presented by Fred Jackson, Estudio Group LLC
Gain knowledge of proper design techniques in waterproofing for tile, stone and glass installation, learn what to look for when designing your project, as well as the best waterproof membranes that fit your application needs.  Most importantly, you will understand the various pitfalls that lead to the most common failures so you will know how to avoid them.
Class PW003 –  AIA and IDCEC credited

Both CEU’s will be Hosted by Thorntree Slate & Marble  Showroom 167

12:15 – 1:45 PM
Splash Fine Art Exhibition, Lecture & Luncheon
Texas-based artists Stella and Philippe Coupe work together as a couple to create unique and colorful abstract art. Their complex images capture liquid sculptures in motion, frozen in time by a photograph. Each stunning image is immortalized as a giclée print on aluminum, revealing vibrant colors that enhance every home decor. A light luncheon will be served.
Hosted by Postmodern Traditions Showroom 170

 Register Here


Wednesday,  April 26th 5:30-7:00pm

Spring Design Sip & Stroll

Modern Luxury Interiors Texas & The Houston Design Center

Invite You to

Spring Design Sip & Stroll

Celebrating the Release of

and Honoring
Gina Brown, Ken Kehoe, and Blake Woods

Wednesday, April 26, 2017. 5:30 to 7 pm

The Houston Design Center
7026 Old Katy Road

Enjoy Wine, Specialty Cocktails & Light Bites
Complimentary Valet

 Register for this and many more  Here


Tuesday,  March 14th

2nd Tuesday

Presented by LUXE Interiors + Design

Programs and continuing education classes for Design Professionals.

Hosted by Postmodern Traditions Showroom 170

Presented by Annie Miranda- Sommer, Benjamin Moore
An overview of the properties of color and light.
The course includes discussions on types of lighting; metamerism;
Color Rendering Index (CRI) and Light Reflectance Value (LRV) and how they affect design choices.
Hosted by Postmodern Traditions Showroom 170

11:30 AM – 1 PM “Chuck Hipsher in Living Color”
Join us for an inspiring program celebrating the art of Chuck Hipsher. Our guest speaker will share with us, his audience, a sampling of his vibrant work and the stories that inspired each piece.  Having lived and worked in Chicago, New York City, Detroit and now Texas, Chuck is filled with a multitude of stories to draw from.
A light luncheon will be served.
Hosted by Design House Showroom 115

 Register Here


Tuesday,  April 11th

Leading in Design Spring Market 2017

The Houston Design Center and LUXE Interiors + Design 

are proud to present 

HDC Spring Market 2017 

Experts, Trendsetters and Influencers Come Together for a Celebration of Design

9:45 am

Continuing Education Course for Architects & Designers
with Sunbrella Fabrics: 

Design Using Color Theory, Textiles & Light to Create

Healthful Lifestyle Settings

Presented by Marcia Blake,  Merchandise Manager 

This course will discuss how hue, chroma, value, saturation, tones, tints and shades affect the way we perceive colors. Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of the benefits of integrating color and light in the selection and specification of performance fabrics in lifestyle designs for personal health and well-being.

Leisure Collection Showroom 154

 Register for this and many more  Here


Tuesday,  February 14th

2nd Tuesday

Presented by LUXE Interiors + Design

Programs and continuing education classes for Design Professionals.

9:30 am
Hosted by Johnson Simon Resources Showroom 161

10  – 11 AM
CEU FOR Architect & Designers
Sound Isolation for Interior Environments 
Sound Isolation for Interior Environments relates to any hospitality, health care, residential, commercial, or retail application where good sound isolation is important. In this course Fred Jackson will teach the difference between types of rating systems, Sound Transmission Class (STC) and how each is tested.  Different testing methods and the building code requirements of each as well as the design criteria needed to meet the various minimum requirements.
AIA 1 LU per hour/HSW; IDCEC 1 CEU per hour/HSW
Hosted by Johnson Simon Resources Showroom 161

11:30 AM – 1 PM
“From Paris with Love”
New trends in French Design from MAISON&OBJET PARIS Show
A Presentation by Anne Breux, Interior Architect
Join us for an essential, international and inspiring program celebrating the world of French Design. Our guest speaker has just returned from Paris and will reveal the newest trends in furniture designs, lighting, textiles  and color palettes.
“Everyday Baccarat”
A Presentation by Vicki Rusca, Boutique Manager
Discover what’s new with Baccarat.  A symbol of beauty and crystallized perfection, Baccarat is the designer’s choice for lighting, exquisite chandeliers, candelabras, votives and tabletop accessories.  Every day deserves a Baccarat moment.

A light luncheon, desserts and French Champagne will be served.
French fare at its best!
Hosted by Off White Showroom 153

 Register Here



October 19, 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Modern Luxury Interiors Texas & The Houston Design Center

Celebrating the Release of


and Honoring

Anne Breux, Suzanne Duin,
Steve Hullinger and Marvin Morris

Leaders in Design LogoREV3Wednesday, October 19th

5:30 to 7 pm

Enjoy Wine, Specialty Cocktails & Light Bites

Complimentary Valet

Hosted by:

Houston Showroom, Postmodern Traditions, Renaissance Windows & Doors, Teri Pugh Studio, Thorntree Slate & Marble

Register Here

Tuesday, October 11

Leading in Design
Fall Market 2016

Celebrate Design Inspiration!!
Keynote Presented by Heritage Texas Properties

10:30  am
Kitchen & Bath Concepts Unveiled!
Join us for the Fall Market opener at the remodeled  Kitchen & Bath Concepts showroom. Enjoy warm hospitality as you learn more about the newest, hottest products and trends in the kitchen and bath world.
Hosted by Kitchen & Bath Concepts Showroom 148
Register Here

October, 7th


2nd Tuesday

Presented by LUXE Interiors + Design

Tuesday, June 14

10 – 11 AM
Design + Performance: The New World of Sunbrella
With Marcia Blake | Merchandise Manager
Sunbrella® upholstery fabrics bring beauty and sophistication to every room in your home, both indoors and out. Learn about the latest in design trends, true performance, care and cleaning and the inspiration behind these beautiful Sunbrella® fabrics.
Hosted by Leisure Collections Showroom 154

11:15 AM – Noon
Splendor In The Grass:
Trends on landscape and outdoor lighting
With Martin Sunday | Martin Sunday Designs
Join lighting designer, Martin Sunday for an informative discussion on the latest trends of exterior lighting.
Learn how lighting landscape can bring the outside in during evening hours by extending enjoyment of the property viewpoint.
Hosted by Bunch & Shoemaker Showroom 152
A luncheon follows the presentation


American Society of Interior Designers,
Houston Design Resources & The Houston Design Center

Wednesday, June 8th  3pm – 7pm

New Faces Image3:00 pm
View Portfolios – Graduates and Emerging Professionals
Professional Photographer in the ASID office for your head shot – $20 per shot, cash only

4:00 pm
“How To Get Published” – Panel discussion with Interior Designers
Moderated by: Michelle Maresh, Publisher, Houston Design Resources

5:00 to 7:00pm
Refreshments and Lite Bites
Awesome Raffle Prizes – Benefitting the ASID TGCC Student Scholarship Fund

Special Drawing for Participating Graduates and Emerging Professions!
You could win your ASID membership dues for one year!