W. Hollywood, CA

Showroom Programs

WESTWEEK 2019
Wed Mar 20 - Thu Mar 21

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.

For more Keynote, Showroom Program, Open House and Product News info, check-out PDC’s Content Newsletter.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20 | SHOWROOM PROGRAMS

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Hästens, Suite B605
Wake-up with Hästens
Start your WESTWEEK morning off the right way and join us for our yearly Breakfast in Bed. hastensla.com

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Thibaut + Arte + Egg & Dart, Suite B684
Keynote Reception
Join Steele Marcoux, editor in chief of VERANDA, and the panel for a reception following the morning keynote with brunch bites, mimosa and coffee bar to fuel the rest of your day. Thibaut’s Art Direct Lori Reagle will share inspiration and color work for future collections, as well as antique and original artwork from the latest launches. thibautdesign.com arte-international.com egganddarthome.com

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Mimi London, Suite B396
CREATIVE SYNERGY: Landry Design Group and Joan Behnke & Associates Conjure Magic with A Little Help from Their Friends
Join Lisa Bingham Dewart, Homes Editor, Luxe Interiors + Design for a conversation between Joan Behnke, Principal, Joan Behnke & Associates and Brian Pinkett, Partner, Landry Design Group as they discuss the creative synergy involved in bringing spectacular estates to life, and how they assemble and orchestrate an array of artisans and artists to assist in creating their magic. Lunch reception follows. mimilondon.com

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Quintus, Suite B519
Artisan at Work
California artist and artisan Amy Mills of Paper Mills brings wallpaper to life with a hand-color blocking demonstration. Experience up-close how Amy uses this traditional technique to make vibrant, modern, custom wallcoverings. Watch and learn as she transforms paint and paper into a perfect print for your next project. Amy will answer any questions you might have and might even ask you to roll up your sleeves and give it a try. quintushome.com

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Scott Group Studio, Suite B613
CEU: The Chemistry of Color
Scott Group Studio’s Christopher Suffredini explores the science behind the dying process of rug making and how designers can better understand why color changes with different light and fibers. scottgroupstudio.com

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Crestron, Suite G288
Hollywood History: Roland E. Coate, Architect to the Stars!
Master Architects of Southern California 1920-1940 authors Marc Appleton, Bret Parsons and Steve Vaught profile Roland E. Coate, often termed “Father of the Monterey Colonial Revival.” He designed exceptional homes and estates in a variety of styles ranging from English Tudor to Georgian to Monterey Colonial with equal skill making him a favorite among Hollywood’s elite, including Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Taylor, Gary Cooper, Darryl Zanuck, Frank Capra and more. Join Parsons and Vaught for a fascinating overview of one of Hollywood’s most admired and influential architects in Southern California’s history. Lunch and book signing follow. crestron.com

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Thomas Lavin, Suites B309/B310
Intersections: Art, Design and Collecting
Art and design are often treated as separate worlds, but those boundaries are rapidly dissolving. How exactly does art interact with design? Does one influence the other? And how does art collecting mesh with interior design? Join art dealer Edward Cella, showroom owner Thomas Lavin and Zinc Textile designer Justin Marr to explore what you need to know about the intersection of art and design today. Moderated by DesignLA Editor-in-Chief Michael Wollaeger. thomaslavin.com

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Vondom, Suite B114
FutureScapes: How Reinvention, Modernism and Globalism are Shaping LA’s Next Chapter
Los Angeles is the archetype for reinvention and trend-setting. When the urban environment needs an architectural reboot, inside and out, where do we look? Meagan Goold, Editor-in-Chief of FORM: Pioneering Design, leads panelists, including Ramon Esteve of Vondom; Anna Hoffman, Hoffman and Ospina Landscape Architecture; and  architect Erik Peterson, PHX-Arizona in a lively discussion on how the art of outdoor living influences the very fabric of the city and what that means for the future of L.A. design and architecture. vondom.com

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
CinemaTech Seating, Acoustics, Bespoke Design, Suite M26
CEU Presentation
Having the best audio and video equipment in a home theater does not guarantee the best sounding room or optimal experience. Join CinemaTech, the experts in private home cinemas, for a CEU class on essentials of acoustical treatments in home theaters, how to isolate sound, essential dimensions for the best layouts and current trends. Hosted by Matt Denton, Vice President for Cinematech, Matt leverages his expertise in home theater design and construction to educate and inspire the design community on best practices for home cinemas. mycinematech.com

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Cooper Pacific Kitchens, Suite G273
Balancing Beauty and Bankroll in Designing Kitchens
Join Shannon Ratcliffe, Regional Publisher Los Angeles/Orange County, Luxe Interiors + Design as she leads a panel of experts, including Steven Cooper, Owner/Principal Designer, Cooper Pacific Kitchens; Chad Dorsey, Owner/Principal of Design, Chad Dorsey Design; Bob Kleinman, The Creator/CEO, Structure Home; and Stacy Gottula, Agent, The Agency in the exploration of the business side of designing and executing a kitchen … from logistics to costs … with craftsmanship, beauty and artistry in mind. Reception sponsored by Sub-Zero Wolf follows. cooperpacific.com

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
WITFORD, Suite B517
Fabric Intelligence: Undertaking the Evolution of Residential Performance Textile Technologies
Join WITFORD for this LEE Loves Local CEU accredited event on the evolution of performance textiles for residential use. Presented by Director of Residential Outreach Sydney Vigotov, this course will shed light on consumer lifestyle shifts; distinguish fiber types and dye methods; discuss performance fabrics as a smart-home tech adoption; and share current performance textile industry sustainability practices. witford.com

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Kravet, Suite B690
Explore Malibu with Designer Sue Firestone
Discover organic simplicity with Sue Firestone as she showcases her first collection, Malibu, with Kravet Couture. Learn from the designer herself about what inspired this exciting collection. Discover Firestone’s love affair with nature and how she translated her chic West Coast aesthetic into a collection of contemporary fabric, wallcovering and trim. Light refreshments follow. kravet.com

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
JANUS et Cie, Suites B146/B193
Book Signing
Join JANUS et Cie for a book signing with Adele Cygelman, longtime magazine editor and writer whose numerous publications include Architectural Digest and Robb Report. Browse the showroom’s sophisticated offering and meet Cygelman as she introduces Arthur Elrod: Desert Modern Design, an intriguing, in-depth biography of iconic mid-century designer Arthur Elrod. janusetcie.com

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
JD. Staron, Suite B538
Under the Influence 
Jakub Staron speaks on the interaction of fashion and interior design, addressing how the personalization of fashion has permeated the way we dress our homes and specifically touching on the topic of individuality overcoming market trends leading to new discoveries in weaving techniques. Come learn about the future of interior design from a master weaver and designer of fine rugs, carpets and fabrics. jdstaron.com

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
PERFEC Hardwood Floors, Suite G299
The Business of Art and Interiors: Leveraging Smart Investments with the Intangible
Join Vanessa Kogevinas, Associate Publisher, Luxe Interiors + Design and an esteemed panel, including Anthony Poon, Principal, Poon Design; Wendy Posner, Art Consultant, Posner Fine Art; and Mark Weaver, Founder, Mark Weaver & Associates as they explore the dynamics among architect, designer, artist and art consultant. As art and commerce intertwine in today’s interiors, creating cohesive spaces that are at once aesthetically seamless and a sound investment are top-of-mind with creatives and clients, alike. Reception follows. perfec.us

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Kneedler | Fauchere, Suite B600
Keynote Reception
Join David Netto and Patrick Frey for a reception following the afternoon keynote. kneedlerfauchere.com

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
A. Rudin, Suite G172
Meet the Designer
A. Rudin is pleased to introduce the new Crystal Nebula by ART+ALCHEMY®, a customizable, modular system of sculptural lighting featuring Crystals from Swarovski®. Meet the man behind the design, David Kitts, Design Director for ART+ALCHEMY at a reception featuring the launch of this and other new products premiering at WESTWEEK. arudin.com

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cygal Art Deco, Suite B303
Meet the Artist
Cygal Art Deco invites you to mingle with well-known Santa Barbara artist Colette Consentino. She approaches her craft embracing femininity. Her ethereal, dream-like landscapes immerse you into modern day Art Nouveau, transcending time and space. With over 20 years of experience, her work has been featured in numerous publications including House Beautiful, VERANDA, AD, Cottages & Bungalows, 805 and Santa Barbara Magazine. cygalartdeco.com

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Scott Group Studio, Suite B613
Chairish + Dering Hall + DECASO = The Triple Threat Trifecta
When Chairish, Inc., parent company of Chairish and DECASO, acquired Dering Hall in January 2019, it became the largest on-line, e-commerce furniture resource in the U.S. for the trade to purchase furniture. Now combined, the mega three companies offer a virtual furniture spectrum from antiquities to modern. Gregg Brockway, CEO of Chairish Inc., will discuss what this exciting new business trifecta means for the design community and how it yields incredible opportunity for all. Cocktails follow. scottgroupstudio.com

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Jean de Merry, Suite B653
Art & Innovation
Jean de Merry invites you to join General Public Founder Portia de Rossi, interior designer Cliff Fong, artist Isabella Innis and art advisor Slater Herman to discuss bridging art and design with the innovations of the moment. AD France, Cultured and LALA Magazine contributing editor Mallery Roberts Morgan moderates the panel addressing the changing landscape of the creative fields, including the importance of innovators responding to traditional artisans and vice versa. Each panelist will discuss what influences and collaborations guided them to where they are today, and where they see design and art heading next. jeandemerry.com


THURSDAY, MARCH 21 | SHOWROOM PROGRAMS

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Fabricut, Suite B470
Keynote Reception
Join Business of Home and the panel for a reception following the morning keynote. fabricut.com

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
PERFEC Hardwood Floors, Suite G299
Distinctive Visions: California Artistry on the Global Playing Field
Spacious, light-filled rooms, eclectic yet thoughtfully-layered furnishings and generous touches of personal panache have never gone out of style … all hallmarks of what one could call California living. Celebrity host/designer Jennifer Convy moderates tastemakers, including designer Sue Firestone, rug maker Soheil Mehraban and architect Wade Weissmann on their unique design vision for interiors and product that blend West Coast lifestyle with global inspiration. perfec.us

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Thomas Lavin, Suites B309/B310
Artists, Artisans & Business: Making the Magic Happen
Join multi-disciplinary masters Jiun Ho and John Pomp for a conversation with Krissa Rossbund, Senior Style Editor at Traditional Home. Exploring what it takes to keep the flame burning for your passions … whether that be glass-blowing, designing fantastic product, or traveling the world … while building and running a successful global business. Listen-in as these design masters share the joys and pitfalls of being a creative talent in today’s high-pressure world. thomaslavin.com

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Donghia, Suite B624
Modern Techniques Changing Traditional Material Design
Technology forces change on everyone, designers included. How are today’s designers integrating modern technological advancements into their own work? Donghia hosts a discussion, moderated by design editor Arianne Nardo, on the infusion of technology and how innovation is driving the design industry forward. Panelists include interior designers Erinn Valencich and Adam Hunter, who recently launched a leather wallcovering collection with Studioart Leather Interiors. donghia.com

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
CinemaTech Seating, Acoustics, Bespoke Design, Suite M26
CEU Presentation
Having the best audio and video equipment in a home theater does not guarantee the best sounding room or optimal experience. Join CinemaTech, the experts in private home cinemas, for a CEU class on essentials of acoustical treatments in home theaters, how to isolate sound, essential dimensions for the best layouts and current trends. Hosted by Matt Denton, Vice President for CinemaTech, Matt leverages his expertise in home theater design and construction to educate and inspire the design community on best practices for home cinemas. mycinematech.com

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Tidelli Outdoor Living, Suite B116
Weaving Together Art & Design: How Do You Incorporate Art Into Design in a Meaningful Way?
Join LALA Magazine’s new Editor-in-Chief Jessica Kantor for a fascinating exploration of the creative process with LALA cover artist Diedrick Brackens. The 2018 Wein Prize winner shares the inspiration behind his thought-provoking woven tapestries and textile sculptures as art advisor and Various Small Fires gallery owner Esther Kim Varet weighs in on best ways to curate a personal art collection. AD100 designer Brigette Romanek and designer-influencer-entrepreneur Erinn V. give expert insights into their own creative processes, mixing fabrics, textures, colors and styles to create stunning spaces that always incorporate art in the most organic and beautiful ways. After the panel, hone your own weaving skills with a special interactive demonstration by Giancarlo Mandelli and Tidelli artisans. tidelli.com

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
A. Rudin, Suite G172
Keynote Reception
Join Interiors and the panel for a reception following the afternoon keynote. arudin.com

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