W. Hollywood, CA

Showroom Programs

WESTWEEK 2018
Wed Mar 21 - Thu Mar 22

Pacific Design Center’s WESTWEEK Spring Market is the West Coast’s definitive showcase for global design. Debuting an array of luxury furnishings and interiors resources crafted by today’s foremost design innovators, the two-day event presents the latest offerings from among 2,200 product lines presented by 100 boutique to internationally revered showroom manufacturers. A comprehensive series of programs and events featuring the nation’s leading shelter publications, online outlets, editors and tastemakers provide information and education to 4,000+ WESTWEEK trade professionals and design enthusiasts attending from across the west and around the globe.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR KEYNOTES, KEYNOTE RECEPTIONS & SHOWROOM PROGRAMS.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21 | SHOWROOM PROGRAMS

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Hastens, Suite B605 
Breakfast In Bed 
Join us for our annual breakfast kick-off event for something Swedish, something sweet and something soft. hastensla.co

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Quadrille Fabrics and Wallpapers, Suite B629
Keynote Reception
Join Hearst Design Group and the panel for a reception following the morning keynote.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Thomas Lavin, Suites B309/B310 
There is a new platform in town … e-commerce … and it’s here to stay. Please join us for a panel discussion moderated by Modern Luxury Group Publisher Christopher Gialanella with designers Windsor Smith, Ryan Jackson and Janice Barta as they share their thoughts on e-commerce in their businesses. How do they/will they use it? How does it inform their staff? And will the showroom experience continue to be necessary in light of new practices including cash and carry for lighting, small pieces of furniture, textiles and a host of accessories that showrooms such as Thomas Lavin now offer. thomaslavin.com

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Quintus, Suite B519
West Coast Design in a Globalized World
Join Quintus CEO Jobst Blachy and Luxe Interiors + Design’s California Features Editor Lisa Bingham Dewart for a special panel discussion featuring Ohara Davies-Gaetano, Ohara Davies-Gaetano Interiors; Birgit Klein, Birgit Klein Interiors; Aimee Less, Rios Clementi Hale Studios; and Melissa Warner Rothblum, Massucco Warner Miller. From modern to bohemian, the panel discusses how West Coast designers are incorporating the aesthetics found around them into their projects, the influences of West Coast design in architecture, interiors and products, and how the impact of California design affects the design community on a global scale. quintushome.com

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Baker Furniture, Suite B525
Before and After: Reawakening A Hollywood Regency Gem
Join Interiors Editor-in-Chief Erika Heet, noted interior designer Thomas Pheasant and Landry Design Group associate Todd Riley as they discuss the recent renovation of a hidden gem by revered Los Angeles architect Paul Williams. Learn their strategy designing a thoughtful update for the owner’s modern lifestyle while retaining the home’s Hollywood Regency bones and honoring the original architect’s vision. The panelists will share exclusive project images during the discussion. Light drinks and food served. bakerfurniture.com

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
CinemaTech Home Theater, Suite M26
CinemaTech’s Vice President Matt Denton hosts a CEU class instructing designers on essential acoustical treatments for home theaters, proper sound isolation solutions, typical dimensions and sizing along with current theater trends. A graduate in Construction Science from the University of Oklahoma, Denton is a seasoned pro specializing in home theater design and home construction. mycinematech.com

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Crestron, Suite G288
The Business of Design
Design is not what it was fifty, twenty, even five years ago. In today’s rapidly-evolving market, how does one translate creative talent into a successful design practice? From branding to bookkeeping, legal to HR and creating a digital presence, Luxe Interiors + Design Associate Publisher Vanessa Kogevinas moderates panelists Natasha Baradaran, Steven Cooper, Joe Spierer, Darrell Wilson and Delta Wright, offering insight and tools on how to navigate the business of design in today’s continuously transforming world. crestron.com

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Robert Allen, Suite B499
Maison & Objet, A Global Reportage
Join Maison & Objet’s Global Trend Ambassador Patti Carpenter on a journey through emerging international macro trends in color, print, surface design and materials with a focus on their influence on the current U.S. home decor industries. Your guide at the crossroads of business and creativity, Carpenter offers a first-look at the must-see product innovations people will be talking about in the seasons ahead. Reception follows. robertallendesign.com

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
George Smith, Suite B307 
L.A. and the New Global Style
As the international design world turns to Los Angeles for inspiration, L.A. itself welcomes diverse influences from around the globe. The result is a dynamic culture that brings design, art, fashion and architecture into a lively mix. DesignLA Editor-in-Chief Michael Wollaeger moderates Los Angeles tastemakers Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Pamela Shamshiri and Paola Russo (of the influential Just One Eye fashion-art-design boutique) on what’s happening in the city today and how their own work expresses a global sensibility while remaining unmistakably “L.A.” georgesmith.com

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Kravet, Suite B690
Celebrating a Century
Kravet Inc.’s 100-year-old history began at the turn of the 20th century when Samuel Kravet arrived in New York City. With a passion for men’s fashion and luxury tailoring, he started selling buttons, elastics and zippers for apparel, transitioning in 1918 to supplying fabrics for the home. Kravet Couture’s Modern Tailor Collection pays homage to Samuel Kravet’s skilled artistry with exquisite patterns and textures. Visit the showroom for a special preview of this meaningful collection. kravet.com

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cowtan & Tout, Suite B647 
Keynote Reception
Cowtan & Tout invites you to a reception following the afternoon keynote, featuring Miguel Flores-Vianna and a book signing of his new tome Haute Bohemians. cowtan.com

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
HOLLY HUNT, Suite B377 
Join HOLLY HUNT to toast Melissa Lunardi and Massimo Tonetto, co-founders and designers of VeniceM. Based in Italy, VeniceM produces unique architectural lighting for modern environments. Pieces are hand-crafted by Italian artisans, incorporating Murano glass and metal. Visit the showroom as we welcome VeniceM to our lighting collection. hollyhunt.com

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
JANUS et Cie, Suites B146/B193
Sip & See 
Join JANUS et Cie to toast WESTWEEK with a chic “Sip & See!” Sip Prosecco while browsing the Spring 2018 collections with stunning new introductions in lounge, dining, café, accessories and Masterpieces. janusetcie.com

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Scott Group Studio, Suite B613
Craving Cool: A Conversation on Current Design Trends, Inspiration + What Designers Want Now
Join Edie Cohen, Deputy Editor, Interior Design Magazine and designer Joan Behnke, Owner, Behnke & Associates, as they discuss and share the ever changing world of the designer. From the vast landscape of how work is being developed and executed; digital vs. brick and mortar; what’s old is new and much more. Grab a complimentary cocktail and engage in this interactive session. scottgroupstudio.com


THURSDAY, MARCH 22 | SHOWROOM PROGRAMS

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
JANUS et Cie, Suites B146/B193 
Keynote Reception 
Join Robb Report and the panel for a reception following the morning keynote.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Scott Group Studio, Suite B613
Classicism California Style: A New Twist on Modern Classic Design
Today’s homeowners want it all: modern, luxury, classic, and timeless, all individualized to be their own. Join Interiors Editor-in-Chief Erika Heet as she moderates designer Nicole Sassaman, architect Grant Kirkpatrick and builder Shane Mahan in a conversation about what defines classicism in California in 2018. Is it possible to have it all in California? What does it look like to evoke the glamour of Hollywood history, Europe’s influence on the Golden State and grand turn-of-the-century estates in modern design, and what are the best practices for pulling it off with a twist? scottgroupstudio.com

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
WITFORD, Suite B532 
The Influence of International Design
California Homes Editor-in-Chief Susan McFadden moderates an A-list panel of industry experts, including designer David Phoenix, architect Richard Manion, landscape architect Anna Hoffman and contractor Mauricio Oberfeld. Lunch for attendees to follow. witford.com

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Summit Furniture, Suite B135 
Global Inspirations
Join Summit and VERANDA for a panel with renowned designers Nina Campbell, Timothy Corrigan and Tom Stringer, moderated by VERANDA Senior Market Editor Jennifer Jones Condon, as they discuss how their design is inspired by global travel. And help celebrate the launch of the Nina Campbell Collection for Summit Endurance Fabrics with a chic garden party in the Summit showroom with lunch and refreshments. summitfurniture.com

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Vondom, Suite B114 
Designing for L.A.’s Public Spaces
Los Angeles is a hot bed for innovation and design, and the city’s diverse culture is a key influence on global design. From master planning and landscape design, to programming and art installations, Laura Eckstein Jones, Editor-in-Chief of Modern Luxury’s Interiors California, talks with architect Bob Hale, visual artist Jen Stark and Community Arts Resources Aaron Paley about how their work in public spaces influences the culture and experiences of our vibrant city. vondom.com

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Duralee, Suite B601 
Globally Sourced: The Art of Luxury Fabric Design
Kimberle Frost, Director of Design for Highland Court, travels the world in search of unique materials, constructions and finishes for fabric design. Join us as she takes us on a journey from Turkey to Italy, and back to Los Angeles for the creation of the new Urban Anthology collection. Refreshments served. duralee.com

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Mimi London, Suite G168 
Think Globally, Act Locally: Around the Block with Textile Artist Michelle Pereira
Mimi London is honored to host noted Sonoma-based textile artist Michelle Pereira for a lively interactive discussion and demonstration of her hand-blocked, organically inspired textile collection. Using ancient techniques honed and perfected for more than 2 decades, Michelle will guide us through her creative process … from selection of natural fibers to creating her own pattern blocks, to her actual printing process. She brings her refreshing hand-crafted, local and unique talent to a world of off-the-rack sameness. mimilondon.com

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Baker Furniture, Suite B525 
Expert craftsmanship meets California soul in The Canyon Collection by Marmol Radziner for McGuire, a collaboration of two iconic West Coast brands. Explore the modern collection for yourself at our debut event … including a meet and greet with Ron Radziner, the visionary behind the designs. Enjoy sips, bites and a chance to be the first to preview these new and highly anticipated pieces, blending natural materials and elemental furniture forms. bakerfurniture.com

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Tidelli Outdoor Living, Suite B116
Tidelli invites you for a discussion focusing on design from different corners of the world, and how both designers and retailers are putting a spotlight on global inspiration. LALA Magazine’s Editor at Large Mallery Roberts Morgan moderates Panelists Anna Kozak, Le Magazyn; Lucio Grimaldi, Casacor Miami; Sebastian Reant, Luteca; Stephanie Waterman, Armadillo & Co; and Tidelli Co-Founder Tatiana Mandelli in a dialogue addressing how each create a space for their brand in the American market, how their brands have influenced the market, while also speaking to the dynamics of entering a globalized marketplace. tidelli.com

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
A. Rudin, Suite G172 
The Internationally Inspired Designer 
Travel is the ultimate design aphrodisiac. Today’s leading designers take inspiration from time spent in countries around the world. Some create masterpieces abroad … luxury homes, estates, palaces … bringing incredible design influences back home. Led by C Magazine Editor Andrea Stanford, designers Sue Firestone, Mark Weaver and Caren Rideau and architect Wade Weissmann voyage from Scotland to Sicily on a journey from design inspiration to divine fruition! arudin.com

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Showroom To Be Announced
Keynote Reception 
Join Traditional Home and the panel for a reception following the afternoon keynote.

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