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Design Center @ NeoCon: Toast to Fine Design

June 12, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Design Center @ NeoCon: Toast to Fine Design
Tuesday, June 12th | 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Location: Design Center, Floors 6 & 14

Come see all the Design Center has to offer for the contract market, including luxury fabrics, wall coverings, floor coverings, furniture, outdoor furnishings, accessories art and much more. Many products on display are fully customizable.

On Tuesday, June 12, 3pm – 5pm, be inspired as you step off the elevators on 6 and 14 to an oasis of fine design. Enjoy a glass of bubbly, live music throughout the hallways and relax with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails in showrooms.






Book Signing & Meet the Author
“Ode to Color: The Ten Essential Palettes for Living and Design”

by: Lori Weitzner
Tuesday, June 12 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm – 14th Floor
Ode to Color, a stunning anthology by renowned and award-winning textile and wallcovering designer Lori Weitzner, offers an immersive, sensual, and engaging journey in the world of color as it applies to culture, design, mood, and memory.

Showroom Open Houses
Tuesday, June 12th from 3-5pm

Happy 50th NeoCon!
A. Rudin | 6-169
Let’s celebrate 50 years of NeoCon! We will be serving light refreshments. Please stop by and join us for a bite and a sip.

Pink Prosecco and Italian Pastries
Anacara Co. | 14-127
Join us for something sparkling and something sweet!

Integrated Electronics and the Art of Device Concealment
Artisan Electronics Group | 1486
We are a space like no other as the first Custom Electronics showroom to open in theMART providing a full tilt, integrated A/V experience.

Champagne Toast
Atelier Gary Lee | 1419
Join us for champagne and lite bites as we toast our latest introductions!

Light Refreshments
Baker Furniture | 6-187
Please join us to view our new collections while enjoying light refreshments.

Mimosa Bar
Benjamin Moore | 6-131
We will be serving light hors d’oeuvres and a mimosa bar (various fruits and juices) to pair with champagne.

Champagne & Cheese
BRADLEY | 6-157
BRADLEY is hosting an open house with champagne and cheese. Please stop by to view our wide range of commercial grade type II wallcoverings and custom designed and fabricated furniture.

Wine & Cheese
CAI Designs | 1495
Join us for Wine and Cheese while you learn about Crypton performance leathers.

Wine & Cheese
Century Furniture | 1464
We welcome you to come and be inspired by our newest offerings in furniture, fabrics and accessories. See the new color trends, looks and styles while enjoying some wine and cheese.

Cowtan & Tout | 638
The Larsen 2018 Collection celebrates woven fabrics on soft and tactile grounds, drawing influence from the beauty of natural elements. Snacks and light refreshments will be served.

White Wine & Summer Cocktails
deAurora | 1499
deAurora partners with vendors that combine artisan craftsmanship with modern technology, to create unlimited design possibilities. Our pieces are timeless, provocative, and anchored in quality. Join us for white wine & summer cocktails.

Prosecco & Small Bites
Donghia | 631
Enjoy Italian Prosecco & small bites while browsing the Donghia showroom. With much excitement, our collections revitalize not only hospitality projects, but also private interiors.

Stunning Handcrafted Pieces by Ebanista
Ebanista | 1457
Come experience the latest from Ebanista’s acclaimed collection as they continue to introduce designs that intrigue, inspire, and delight.

Meet our new star Stella
Edelman Leather | 6-128
Please join us for a glass of champagne as we toast STELLA, our latest star in the Edelman galaxy of superb leathers.

Ferrell Mittman’s New Collection
Ferrell Mittman | 1483
Ferrell Mittman has created some wonderful new designs! Join us  to celebrate our evolving focus on meeting the everchanging needs of the design community.

“Toast the Home Office!”
Forward Space : Studio | 614
Champagne, Sparkling Wine and Crunchy Crudités

Moscato D’Asti
Hickory Chair | | 1465
Come in and view Hickory Chair and Pearson’s extensive collection of customizable bar and counter stools while sipping a glass of fruity Moscato D’Asti.

Phillip Jeffries Trunk Show
Holly Hunt | 1428
Come to view the latest wallcovering collection “Arboretum” from Phillip Jeffries. Todd Huckabone, national sales manager, will take you through each unique pattern & design while sharing the inspiration for the collection.

Come Bust Out Bubblies
Interior Crafts | 616
Raise a glass to Interior Crafts new furniture collection and to the new introduction of the Nancy Corzine fabric line.

J. Robert Scott | 14-135
Join us and explore everything new in the world of J. Robert Scott custom furniture and textiles. Refreshments will be served

Celebrating 40 Years! 
JANUS et Cie | 1420
Join us we toast to our 40th anniversary! Enter for a chance to win a special prize in honor of this momentous year.

Dornbracht’s New Contract Faucet
K & B Galleries | 1454
We will be serving a cheese plate with fruit, nuts, chocolate. We will have gluten‐free crackers and breads.

Battilossi for Lapchi Open House
Lapchi | Rug Design Studio | 6-160
Beverages and light snacks.

Cava & Light Bites
Made Goods | 14-106
Join us for cava and light bites while you explore our new collection in detail!

Champagne & Light Refreshments
Michael Taylor Collections | 1416
Michael Taylor Collections is pleased to welcome new luxury lighting line Hilliard Lamps to our showroom.

Bubbles and Bon-Bon’s
Michael-Cleary | 6-102
Please join us for bubbles and Bon-Bon’s and gaze at all our beautiful lighting from JH Lighting, HECTOR FINCH Lighting, McLean Lighting and NIERMANN WEEKS.

Finish, The Start of Something New
Mike Bell, Inc & Westwater Patterson | 613
Come celebrate the start of something new with our new Cement Encrusted Collection.

The Love of Leather
Moore & Giles | 1424A
Join us to celebrate our collaboration with Steelcase and to see what’s new in color this season.

Cocktails & Light Hors d’Oeuvres
Noure’s Oriental Rugs, Inc. | 6-155
Join us for some omplimentary cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres as we present our new custom program.

Paul Ferrante | 1459
Stop in for some bubbly!

Light Bites
Pindler | 618
Join Pindler for an Open House launching the new Sunbrella Architexure Collection by Richard Frinier. Lite bites will be served.

Quadrille Wallpapaers and Fabrics | 6-127A
Commercial hand printing options feature showcase. Will be offering light refreshments while you browse our sampling of wallpaper, trevira and outdoor prints with commercial specification options.

Champagne & Canapés
ROMO | 6-152
Join us for Champagne & Canapés to view the latest collections from our contract driven brand, Kirkby Design.

Open House & New Arrivals
Rug Import | Pouya Antique Rug Gallery | 1485
View our new arrivals! Ask us about or expert cleaning, restoration & rug exchange programs. Chex Mix and Chocolate Covered Strawberries will be served.

Sip & See
Schumacher / Pattersib, Flynn & Martin | 6-133
For decades, Schumacher has been the premiere source of luxury fabrics, wallcoverings and trim for the contract market. Our team works closely with contract clients to produce beautiful, durable print and woven products within clients’ time frames and budgets. We are happy to provide project quotes and fulfill initial strike-off requests.

Master Mixologists
Scott Group Studio | 14-129
Experience the science and sampling of great cocktails with master mixologists – all coordinated with our latest A+D rug collection.

Nonstop to Brazil
Sossego | Modern Brazilian Design | 1445
Travel to Sossego’s Relaxation Lounge, enjoy a drink, and experience modern Brazilian designs for workspaces, lobbies, and hospitality

Champagne Celebration w
Style Library | 6-117A
Join Style Library Contract for Champagne and treats while you peruse the latest contract and hospitality fabrics and wallcoverings from dynamic British brands Zoffany, Anthology, Harlequin, Sanderson, Scion, Morris & Co and the new Prism Plains collection from Harlequin.

Cheers to the Newest Surya Showroom, Chicago!
Surya | 619
We welcome you to sip and see what’s new at Surya and to celebrate the opening of our brand new showroom!

Champagne & Tasty Bites
Tai Ping / Edward Fields / Manufacture Cogolin | 635
Please join the Tai Ping Contract sales staff to review our offering of contract carpet solutions!

Made for the Trade by Tufenkian: A Limited Invitation to an Exclusive Collection
Tufenkian Carpets | 14-119
For those of impeccable taste, Tufenkian introduces Made for the Trade an exclusive collection of hand-knotted carpets. Uncommon, extraordinary, bold and beautiful.



Product Debuts & Features

Fire Features
Anacara Co. | 14-127
Handmade cement fire features add ambiance and warmth to any exterior project. Six finishes and custom sizes available.


Fin Cocktail Table – Chai Ming Studios
Atelier Gary Lee | 1419
Crafted of hand-forged metal with a floating beveled edge Carina granite top, on a metal base finished in Florid Gold.


Janus Lounge Chair by Edward Wormley
Baker Furniture | 6-187
Baker is introducing a twenty – piece collection of Wormley’s most successful and enduring designs for furniture manufacturer Dunbar.



Benjamin Moore | 6-131
CENTURYTM, Benjamin Moore’s latest innovation in paint, delivers a new dimension in color and finish, in a curated collection of 75 brand new colors. This palette, ranging from mid-tone to dark shades, is brought to life with CENTURY’s first-ever Soft-Touch Matte.



Claude Side Table
BRADLEY | 6-157
The BRADLEY Claude Side Table is a C-shaped floating concrete table with hidden casters, which can be custom designed to a specified size and finish.


All About Crypton
CAI Designs | 1495
Learn about Crypton performance leathers. The perfect leather choice for hospitality, healthcare, commercial and residential projects.


Roma Sectional
Century Furniture | 1465
The Roma sectional is extra deep. It’s perfect to curl up with a book and a glass of wine. It features metal legs and a modern, clean look.



Alto Stool from Powell and Bonnell
deAurora | 1499
Lightweight plated steel stool, finished with topstitched leather seat and backrest. Can be produced in a multitude of metal finishes. Custom sizing available.



Sierra Hospitality Collection
Designers Linen Source | 1487
e Sierra Hospitality Collection of down-alternate duvets and pillows are designed to imitate the warmth and feel of natural down.  They are covered in a 330tc cotton sateen ticking and are easy-care, hypoallergenic and machine washable.


New & Exclusive Collections at Donghia
Donghia | 631
Stop by to see the latest exclusive product from Boyd Lighting, Studioart, Aesthetics Wallcoverings, Elitis & Lark Fontaine.




Muses Chair
Ebanista | 1457
Hand-carved MUSES LOUNGE CHAIR—featuring decorative legs, tight French-tufted inside back, and antiqued/distressed 12K white gold or 22K gold finish.



Edelman Leather | 6-128
Meet STELLA, our latest star in the Edelman galaxy of superb leathers. Stella is designed for the modern lifestyle where the lines between work and home, kids and pets, travel and leisure, all intersect.


Palazzo Sofa
Ferrell Mittman | 1483
This stunning new upholstery piece is readily available in three sizes and a myriad of finishes. It also can be customized to meet the needs of the designer.


“Not Your Father’s Office”
Forward Space : Studio | 614
Today’s offices are far different than years ago. The focus is to create a space that inspires you to be productive and creative. The goal is to design a place you look forward to working in each day. It’s not your father’s office anymore.


Bar & Counter Stools for All Interiors
Hickory Chair | | 1465
Hickory Chair and Pearson’s extensive collection of customizable bar and counter stools is on display.




VENICEM Lighting Collection
6/12/2018 | 3:00:00 PM – 5:00:00 PM
Holly Hunt | 1428
HOLLY HUNT is pleased to welcome VENICEM to their Lighting Collection. Based in Italy, VENICEM produces unique architectural lighting for modern environments.



556103 Sofa
Interior Crafts | 617
Step back into the future with Interior Crafts channeled seat cushion sofa. Past, Present and Future in style.


The @Table for Your “Connected” Lifestyle
J. Robert Scott | 14-135
This stylish occasional table was created for anyone who needs a convenient spot to send a quick email or update social media.




Dornbracht DS One
6/12/2018 | 3:00:00 PM – 5:00:00 PM
K & B Galleries | 1454
Dornbracht’s DS One is their first faucet offered exclusively for projects. DS One relies on timeless beauty. Its conical shapes and slim levers bring a classic yet modern feel into the bathroom.


Kravet Amor
Kravet | 6-121
Kravet introduces its latest performance finish, KravetArmor, offering durability, cleanability and stain resistance. Recommended for use in high traffic areas, fabrics labeled as KravetArmor combine the latest stain free technology with added endurance fabric


Pattern Mix 
Lapchi | Rug Design Studio | 6-160
Pattern Mix 5 in Ivory: an all-wool, bold exploration in hand-weaving techniques, allowing high traffic sustainability with its beautifully textured surface.


Aurora Sofa
Made Goods | 14-106
For that perfect resort pool feeling! The dramatic Elizabethan shape of the Aurora sofa is perfect for making an outdoor statement thanks to material that can withstand the elements—a metal base and synthetic rattan, aged to look realistic.


Hilliard Lamps
Michael Taylor Collections | 1416
Hilliard Lamps specializes in luxury lighting handcrafted in Arcata, California for hospitality, residential and commercial design projects.


Esperanza Collection from JH Lighting
Michael-Cleary | 6-102
Our new innovations in cement finishes add a robust architectural yet contemporary feel to highly geometric furnishings and surfaces.



The Cement Encrusted Collection
Mike Bell, Inc & Westwater Patterson | 613
Our new innovations in cement finishes add a robust architectural yet contemporary feel to highly geometric furnishings and surfaces.



New Collaboration with Steelcase
Moore & Giles | 1424A
Moore & Giles is proud to highlight our Mont Blanc & Terra collections as the latest options in Steelcase’s Select Surfaces Leather offering.


Peyton Sconce
Paul Ferrante | 1459
#1139 Peyton Sconce is a stunner with the curved frosted seedy glass. Sure to be a knockout in any office, lobby, or hotel application.



The Sunbrella Architexure Collection by Richard Frinier
Pindler | 618
Pindler will be highlighting Richard Frinier’s newest Sunbrella Collection, Architexure! The Architexture Collection echoes architectural design elements found in surface and façade design which enhance and complement both interior and exterior spaces.




Francis Chapin (1899-1965)
Richard Norton Gallery | 612
A retrospective of the work of artist Francis Chapin, considered the Dean of Chicago painters. Chapin was a well known and respected instructor at the Art Institute of Chicago, known best for painting view of Chicago and for his collection, spanning three decades.


Kirkby Design – The Arco Collection, Decorative Geometrics & Textures
ROMO | 6-152
Combining elements of retro, luxury glamour with architectural influences, Arco offers a multitude of geometric designs and textured weaves divided across two coordinating collections.


Semi Custom Collection
Samuel & Sons Passementerie | 6-168
The Semi Custom program from Samuel & Sons is an innovation that enables designers to create infinite color combinations, in different fibers within a curated collection of patterns.




Deconstructed Stripe Contract
Schumacher / Patterson, Flynn & Martin | 6-133
An homage to the legendary decorator Albert Hadley, this graphic collage of stripes was originally printed on linen. Now it’s available as a chic, hard-wearing, printed polyester.



Matka Collection
Scott Group Studio | 14-129
The Matka Collection is inspired by a diverse cultural approach to the movement of direction and excursion.


Pitu Collection
Sossego | Modern Brazilian Design | 1445
The Pitu collection by Aristeu Pires extends the incredible culture of Brazil to North America: relaxed, warm, and welcoming.





Anthology 05 and Azuri Velvets
Style Library | 6-117A
Anthology Vol 05 is a stunning compendium of nine innovative wallcoverings in 42 colorways complemented by sumptuous Azuri Velvets.



Surya’s Olana Legacy Rug
Surya | 619
Surya’s hand-tufted Olana Legacy rug uses flame-retardant, shed-resistant, easy-to-clean wool and luminous, anti-microbial Tencel® in a modern, high-low brushstroke design.




Moraine Topaz
Tufenkian Carpets | 14-119
Moraine Topaz is a presentation of cutting edge designs and colorways that are fresh, exciting and out of the ordinary. These designs are tailored to meet the needs of designers who can choose and order these as custom








For more information about Design Center happenings during NeoCon, please click HERE.


June 12, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm