W. Hollywood, CA

Internationally Revered Brands Commit to PDC with Multi-Year Lease Agreements

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA (May 6, 2014) – Pacific Design Center (PDC) continues to build forward momentum in its leasing effort with the 2014 Spring/Summer unveiling of premier luxury manufacturers of indoor/outdoor furniture, fabric, lighting, art and accessories.

Unfolding May through August 2014, David Sutherland Showroom, DEDON, Maharam PERFEC Floors and BEKING Furniture, and Thomas Lavin, Inc. open their doors to reveal new and increased showroom presentations, delivering more than 20,000 additional square-feet of fresh PDC resources for trade professionals and discriminating consumers of design.

“The arrival and expansion of these exceptional brands reinforce PDC’s position as an essential partner in advancing the commerce of design,” said Charles S. Cohen, owner and president, Pacific Design Center. “Each showroom reflects our value proposition by providing the highest caliber of product quality, style and sophistication that our designers expect from the PDC. We are thrilled with their choice in selecting Pacific Design Center as the preferred destination to increase market presence.

New for May 2014, DEDON, Suite B188, premieres its luxury collections of woven outdoor furniture designs that inspire open-air living with a 3,200 showroom space. Researched and developed in DEDON labs, fabricated according to exacting standards, woven by master weavers and subjected to rigorous quality assurance checks, DEDON furniture is an expression of an obsession with creating the best. For 20 years the global brand has been renowned for unparalleled excellence, social responsibility and care for the environment.

Maharam’s 1,065 square-foot showroom in Suite G152 opens July 2014. Maharam offers a comprehensive collection of textiles for all interior applications, from re-editions of iconic designs of the twentieth century to avant-garde collaborations with Dutch industrial designer Hella Jongerius, British fashion designer Paul Smith and German industrial designer Konstantin Grcic. Maharam Digital Projects, an assemblage of large-scale wall installations created by esteemed artists, designers, illustrators, and photographers, extends Maharam’s practice of interdisciplinary collaboration to the art world, bringing sophisticated content and fine-art-quality production to a broad audience in a dramatic and useful format.

Marking its 15th anniversary as a PDC veteran, David Sutherland Showroom, Suite B182, celebrates its milestone with a major 5,500 square-foot expansion to its prominent real estate offering. The Summer 2014 opening responds to the steady growth of the core Sutherland® and Perennials® brands, which will be showcased in their very own boutique area of the showroom. A preferred showroom of the world’s top designers, David Sutherland presents the finest furniture, textiles and accessory lines such as Jan Showers Collection, Kyle Bunting, John Boone, Inc., Jonathan Browning, Inc., OCHRE, Hudson Furniture, Inc., The Wicker Works, Corbin Bronze, Galerie Diurne and Porter Teleo, among many others.

PERFEC Floors and BEKING Furniture, Suite G299, opens July 2014 as a one-stop destination for high-end furnishings and premium flooring products. The 5,500 square-foot showroom features more than 100 styles of engineered and hand-made hardwood floors and laminate with custom orders also available. Collaborating with European manufacturers, including Triveneta (Italy), PERFEC’s U.S. Flagship showroom specializes in commercial, residential, indoor and outdoor flooring options. The showroom’s furniture offering of chairs, tables and accent pieces combines German craftsmanship with Asian influenced elements incorporating materials such as wood, leather, textiles and galvanized copper.

Representing a finely edited assortment of furniture, lighting, textiles and accessories from 60 manufacturers, Thomas Lavin, Inc., Suite B310, is the go-to home furnishings showroom for all things luxurious, unique and impeccably crafted. Lavin’s flair for dramatic, tailored spaces is revealed August 2014 with a 3,000 square-foot expansion premiering Liberty of London, ​Bright Furniture, Marian Jamieson, Rodolph​, Anichini and Altura Furniture, augmenting his current mix of luxe lines, including Christian Liaigre, Fuse Lighting, Magni Home Collection​, ​Romo, ​and ​Zimmer + Rohde.

“Our continuous success at the PDC makes this an opportune time to expand our presence,” said Thomas Lavin, principal, Thomas Lavin, Inc. “We are frequently approached for representation by top international home furnishings designers and artisan workshops. This exquisite, adjacent environment provides the necessary square-footage to introduce these new collections into our portfolio, giving our clients even more compelling reasons to shop our showroom and the PDC.”


DAVID SUTHERLAND SHOWROOM | Suite B182 | 310.360.1777 | www.davidsutherlandshowroom.com
David Sutherland showrooms are full-service multi-line collections of the world’s finest furniture, fabric and accessory manufacturers. In addition to the core lines of Sutherland® and Perennials®, every David Sutherland showroom offers premiere lines chosen specifically for their individual markets. Whether a project is for indoors or outdoors, residential or contract, David Sutherland is ready to assist design professionals in specifying.

DEDON | Suite B188 | 310.388.4721 | www.dedon.de
DEDON’s mission is to delight our customers with ultra superior products, services & experiences, establish a platform for the best talents to present their most brilliant creations, amaze and inspire our customers with unique and innovative ideas, and ensure lasting commitment to social responsibility and care for the environment.

MAHARAM | Suite G152 | 310.228.3588 | www.maharam.com
Founded in 1902, Maharam is North America’s leading creator of textiles for commercial and residential interiors. Recognized for its rigorous and holistic commitment to design, Maharam embraces a range of disciplines, from product, graphic, and digital design to art and architecture. Maharam is the recipient of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Design Patron Award for its longstanding support of design education and cultural initiatives. Maharam textiles are in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, among others.

PERFEC FLOORING | Suite G299 | 310.689.8883 | www.perfec.us
PERFEC Floors showcases ten extensive collections and includes 34 installed wood floors and 100 large plank wall samples. PERFEC is constantly on the move to develop new and innovative floors and wall woods to keep the collections fresh and trending.

THOMAS LAVIN, INC. | Suite B310 | 310.278.2456 | www.thomaslavin.com
Thomas Lavin is a leader in bringing an international range of exclusive high-end home furnishings, fabrics, lighting, and accessories to Los Angeles. Lavin is selling a lifestyle that is at once sophisticated and tailored and understatedly luxurious.

Known for his skillful repositioning of commercial real estate, Charles S. Cohen (Cohen Design Centers, Cohen Brothers Realty) heads a multi-faceted real estate development company that owns and manages more than 10 million square feet of prime Manhattan, Los Angeles, Florida and Houston office and showroom space. Other design centers owned and operated by Mr. Cohen include the Decoration & Design (D&D) Building at 979 Third Avenue in Manhattan, the Decorative Center of Houston (DCH) and the Design Center of the American (DCOTA) in Dania Beach, FL. For more information on Mr. Cohen’s commercial real estate ventures visit www.cohenbrothersrealty.com.

Pacific Design Center is the West Coast’s leading resource for the interior design trade. Featuring 100 showrooms and 2,200 interior product lines, PDC sells to the trade professional and design enthusiast. PDC serves the needs of the design, entertainment and arts communities by providing public and private conference spaces for lectures, meetings, special events, screenings, exhibitions and receptions. A premier, multi-use facility, Pacific Design Center features The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA); two Wolfgang Puck restaurants; Design Café; Silver Screen Theater, a 388 seat state-of-the-art luxury film venue and reception facility featuring sound by Steinway Lyngdorf; and Blue Conference Center, a 200-seat facility fully equipped for lectures, conferences and public meetings. Pacific Design Center is located at 8687 Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood, CA. For more information, call 310.657.0800 or visit www.pacificdesigncenter.com

K+J Agency for Pacific Design Center
Karen Peterson | 917.553.7638 | karen@kj-agency.com
Joanne Gibbs | 917.797.4698 | jo@kj-agency.com