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WDC Spring Market

Celebrating 40 years of design

We invite you to join us at the Washington Design Center during the first of many events to come as we celebrate 40 years serving the DC Interior Design community.

Spring Market 2023 will be filled with engaging panel discussions, free CEU, book signings and new collection debuts.  Interior designers, architects, design students and design enthusiasts are all welcome to attend.

Registration is Closed For Spring Market 2023


Thursday, March 16th, 2023

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Breakfast Reception

Pastries and coffee prior to the start of our Keynote.

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Keynote: Cookies are Currency

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Q+A With Magnolia Network's Keyanna Bowen

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

CEU: The Deconstruction of a Chair with Alex Shuford, III

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Spring Collection Presentation from James Dunlop Textiles

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM

CEU: Chaddock Home Presents Their Distressing and Finishing Techniques

01:00 PM – 02:30 PM

Back to Charm School to Discuss Traditional Decorating for Today + Book Signing

01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Christopher Spitzmiller Book Signing

01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Christiane Lemieux Shares her Inspiration for the Lemieux Et Cie Material Archive Collection

02:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Meet the Designer, Cowtan & Tout

03:00 PM – 05:00 PM

Baker | McGuire & Modern Luxury DC Present: Design NextGen
Open House

10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM
Preview new collections in the showroom.

Open House: Around The World With Kravet

10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM
Go around the World with Kravet Inc and explore new collections from Kravet, Lee Jofa, Brunschwig & Fils, and Donghia. Be sure to stamp your Kravet Passport for a chance to win a CuratedKravet pillow.

Open House

9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
Explore new spring collections.

Open House

11:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
Toast the arrival of Christofle in our showroom. Established in 1830, Christofle soon became known for exquisitely designed hand-crafted silverware. Today, their range includes exceptional table art, jewelry, and home accessories. Savor the art of living with Christofle, and see how you can bring French elegance home.

Open House

9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
Debut of new collections in the showroom.

Open House

9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
See our beautifully refreshed space in the showroom with all new products from Holly Hunt, Vladimir Kagan, and our represented vendors.

Champagne & Light Bites served from 11:00 AM-12:30 PM.

Open House

9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

For over 50 years, the company has cherished its reputation for innovation and quality and is as inspired and energetic today as ever, creating a constant stream of new collections that push forward boundaries. With spring’s launch of 25 new fabric and wallpaper collections from Osborne & Little, Designers Guild, Christian Lacroix, and Ralph Lauren there are endless new options! Enjoy prosecco and sweets as you view the new collections.

Open House

10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

An open house celebration in our showroom with light bites & refreshments while you peruse through our latest fabric and trim offerings.

Open House

9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

Preview spring collections.

Open House

10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM

Soul of the 70’s – Join us for our biggest Zinc Textile launch to date!. Zinc is back with a bang, with our biggest launch to date. The eight new collections encompass all things Zinc, where glam fantasy meets smart modern. Celebrate this new launch filled with 70s & 80s inspiration, sumptuous textures, and high-octane glamour.

Open House

9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

An insider peek at Old World Weavers’ stunning new collection of jacquards, velvets, prints & embroideries. Expertly crafted and each unique, these fabrics are designed to layer effortlessly throughout the home. Drinks and light bites will be served.

Open House

11:00 AM TO 4:00 PM

Preview spring collections. Light refreshments offered

Registration is Closed For Spring Market 2023

Our Event Speakers

Eric Chang

Founder & Creative Director of Hellman-Chang

Tracy Morris

Tracy Morris Design

Emily Pool

Regional Manager, David Sutherland

Keyanna Bowen

Owner, East + Lane

Alex Shuford, III

President & CEO, Century

Nick Dunlop

Executive Directory, James Dunlop Textiles

Eugenia Santiesteban Soto

Editor, Frederic

Emma Bazilian

Author of Charm School and Editor at Frederic

Christopher Spitzmiller

Designer, Maker & Author

Christiane Lemieux

Designer & Author of The Finer Things

Michael McCarthy

Editor-in-Chief, DC Modern Luxury & Interiors Washington

Keira St. Claire

Interior Designer

Byron Risdon

Interior Designer

Elizabeth Pal

Interior Designer

Mary Jo Major

Interior Designer


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