October

The Power of Customization Presented by Scott Gregory and Lynn Edmeyer of Palecek

Join our hosts Scott Gregory, Director of Sales and Lynn Edmeyer, Designer and Palecek Territory Representative in a live presentation showcasing how to leverage the power of customization followed by an open forum for Q+A.

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Kravet Furniture Introduces ICreate

Innovative technology at your fingertips! Kravet Vice President of Furniture, Sara Kravet, walks us through how Kravet is putting the power of creativity in the hands of designers with its new Kravet furniture ICreate Program. ICreate includes custom furniture spanning nearly every room in the home with options to make each piece your very own. Find out more about how this exciting program works -- and all about specialty upgrades available through an exclusive partnership with hardware favorite Addison Weeks. The presentation will conclude with Will Hunt Lewis, VP Curated Kravet on how this ICreate program extends to accent tables, and the custom lighting program.

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Introducing Christopher Hyland Inc. Fall Collection

Join Christopher Hyland Inc. as they present their latest Fall collections to be added to the prestigious Christopher Hyland line. The Christopher Hyland line of luxurious textiles, trims, and window hardware are available through Michael Taylor Collections at the San Francisco Design Center.

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Premiere of the New Suzanne Tucker Home Textiles Collection

Please join Suzanne Tucker and team for an exclusive in-depth look at the new Suzanne Tucker Home textiles collection, an homage to some of the most renowned figures in the world of garden and landscape design – proving that a passion for color, texture, and pattern is a hallmark for more than one creative field. Learn all about the collection’s origins and get inspired to create interiors featuring bold embroideries, multi-colored prints, rich textures, and must-have patterns.

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A Look into the Jane Churchill Fall 2020 Collection

Please join us as we share a video presentation showing Jane Churchill’s fall collection. With a large emphasis on layering color and pattern, this collection combines graphic shapes in bold colors. Designs include vibrant prints, delicate embroideries, and a striking range of hand-crafted weaves. This presentation will be held on Zoom. We hope to see you there!

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PHILLIP JEFFRIES “Behind the Design” IG Live

Connect with the San Francisco design community and have a little fun with PHILLIP JEFFRIES “Behind the Design” IG Live and the newest Fall 2020 collection AWAKENING. Join Philip Bershad, President of PHILLIP JEFFRIES, as he hosts special industry guest Kelly Hohla, Kelly Hohla Interiors, where they talk about life, design, and business in this crazy new world.

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Evolution of Wallcovering

Wallcovering serves as an integral aesthetic in interior design--often used as the background that helps define a space and brings all of the other elements together. In this CEU, Joyce Romanoff, CEO of Maya Romanoff, explores the Evolution of Wallcovering, from its incredible history to the role it plays today and beyond!

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A Personal Tour of Richard Smith’s Classic English Country Home

Join textile designer Richard Smith as he walks us through his English countryside home, filled with layers of charm and wit. Richard is the founder of Madeaux, a collection of fabrics and wallpaper directly inspired by his sophisticated yet playful hand paintings.

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The Textiles and Treasures of The Casita

Join Lindsey Shook of California Home + Design for a discussion with Gary Hutton of Gary Hutton Interior Design and Sandra Jordan of Sandra Jordan Prima Alpaca on The Casita, winner of the 2020 Wine Country Residential Design award. Designed by Gary Hutton in collaboration with Sandra Jordan, this entertaining and art barn on Sandra’s property in Sonoma County weaves together exquisite Prima Alpaca textiles with Sandra’s personal treasures from her homeland of Peru and around the world. The project includes a variety of beautiful textile applications including upholstery, pillows, window treatments, and draperies featuring 36 different hues.

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Fundamentals of Weaving for Interior Textiles CEU

Fundamentals of Weaving for Interior Textiles by Brentano delves into the finer details of weaving in relation to many of the fabrics specified in today’s interiors. A basic overview of weaving terminology is presented along with the evolution and properties of the loom from antiquity to modern-day industrial. Detailed examinations of more of the commonly seen weave structures is also covered in this course. Although not required, it is highly recommended that individuals have taken Brentano’s Fibers and Yarns CEU prior to registering for this course.

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Keynote Presentation: A Call to Action

As designers, uplifting our clients is at the heart of what we do. Join Lori Weitzner and Lisa Staprans for a multi-sensory presentation illustrating how the neuroscience of design and color can help elevate mood, inspire creativity, and encourage us all to stay activated! To enhance the experience of the presentation, Lisa and Lori will send a fragrant gift to the first 100 designers who RSVP by September 25th.

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PHILLIP JEFFRIES “Behind the Design” IG Live

Connect with the San Francisco design community and have a little fun with PHILLIP JEFFRIES “Behind the Design” IG Live and the newest Fall 2020 collection AWAKENING. Join Philip Bershad, President of PHILLIP JEFFRIES, as he hosts special industry guest Gioi Tran, Applegate Tran Interiors, where they talk about life, design, and business in this crazy new world.

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Cooking with Jiun Ho and Saana Baker

Please join us for a lunchtime conversation in the kitchen with Jiun Ho, Founder and creative force of Jiun Ho, Inc. and Saana Baker, the firm’s Senior Textile Designer. They will talk about how they created their Kalahari Performer collection, while also demonstrating their cooking skills. We've challenged them to create a pasta dish inspired by their favorite Kalahari Performer fabric. As Jiun and Saana cook, they’ll also be serving up some thoughts about Travel + Inspiration + Impact on Textile Design + reserving time for Q&A, too. Bring your favorite lunch and join us for some lighthearted inspiration.

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The Making of One Shade

The Making of One Shade from fiber to finished product is an arduous process. Join Cara Webb, Western Regional Manager at Hartmann&Forbes, as she takes you through this journey from fiber harvesting, knotting and loom preparation, to weaving and final crafting of a natural handwoven shade.

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French Artist Gael Davrinche Paints for Pierre Frey

Glimpse the mesmerizing process of French artist Gael Davrinche as he paints a panoramic paper for Pierre Frey.

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2020 Latest & Greatest

Join us for an inspiring fabric & trim presentation hosted by Pindler's Designer, Nicole Govea, where she will present exciting new product collections and book introductions from the start of 2020 to present day.

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Fabulous Curtains and Hardware: Behind the Scenes

Join a virtual tour of the studios of Laurel Sprigg and David Copello to learn what goes into making great curtains and hardware. Laurel will discuss various curtain styles and show examples of a variety of sewing methods. David will show you some of the processes he uses in his shop where he makes fabulous curtain hardware and exquisite lighting fixtures. Both will give tips to keep your projects successful.

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Custom Printing with Christopher Farr | Cloth

Creativity, making, and innovation have driven the house of Christopher Farr Cloth for the past 20 years, during which time close relationships with like-minded makers and designers from around the globe have inspired and developed their extensive textile and wallcoverings collections. This combination of craftsmanship combined with the talent of renowned designers and close attention to detail continues to evolve their collections and extends into their custom, tailored offering. Join Creative Director and co-founder of Christopher Farr Cloth, Michal Silver, as she shares insight into the intricate creative process and the alchemy of custom design.

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4Spaces Collection Fall Winter 2020 / 2021

With an exquisite taste and feel for the spirit of the time, 4Spaces Textiles, curated by creative director Michele Rondelli, creates cutting edge fabrics which become icons of our age and inspire an exclusive clientele, designers, and architects. The Collection Fall/Winter 2020/21 presents prestigious creations which are re-defining the Zeitgeist of interior design and luxury in modern homes that will make any space remarkable.

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Keynote Presentation: Visual Storytelling With Sheila Bridges

Iconic designer Sheila Bridges is a master visual storyteller who creates enlivened, layered environments that embody her clients' passions, values, and personal experiences. Join us as Bridges--who is both designer and author--shares her approach to creating powerful interior narratives through composition and collecting, pattern, and color. Bridges will also share the story of Harlem Toile, her signature wallcovering that is launching to the trade for the first time. Sheila Bridges will be in conversation with HENRY Editor in Chief Alisa Carroll.

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Statement-Making Spaces: The Future of Luxury Furnishings with Baker and Perennials

Join us for a thought-provoking virtual panel discussion with Baker Furniture's Anissa Leatherman and Claire Evans, and Perennials' Kelly Gates, who will discuss the state of the luxury design industry as it pertains to furniture, fabrics, durable materials, the importance of handcraftsmanship, and more. The two award-winning brands will also answer viewers’ questions and provide a sneak peek of the forthcoming Perennials x Baker textiles collection, slated to debut in 2021.

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The Process of Creation: Assemblage for HOLLY HUNT

Join Assemblage founders, Christian & Heidi Batteau, as they walk us through their process of creating hand-made wallcoverings.

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Kelly Hoppen x Pavoni Leather

World-renowned interior designer Kelly Hoppen MBE has collaborated with Pavoni to create The Perfect Neutrals, a unique and innovative collection of stylish and chic textured leathers. Combining Kelly’s passion for neutrals and expertise in using dynamic textures with Pavoni’s industry experience and excellent quality leathers, The Perfect Neutrals collection by Kelly Hoppen fuses leathers with a variety of fabric textures to create breathtaking and unique pieces. The collection is a unique bespoke custom concept in leather, whereby the designer can mix any color, texture, or finish across the range. Please join Kelly for a preview of the new collection and be inspired by stunning and unique textures, expanding beyond the traditional look and feel of leather.

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The Art of Trimology with Samuel & Sons

Learn about the history of trimming as well as the different types and terminology. Discover how savvy designers incorporate trim in today’s interiors and why it is the preferred tool used in the creation of custom upholstery and soft furnishings.

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"Sericulture" The Production Of Silk

Join Tim Johnson, the National Sales Director from Jim Thompson Fabrics, as he narrates the complete story of how their silks are produced.

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