SDC Road Trip to Portland

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

SDC Road Trip to Portland

09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Ecotrust | 721 NW 9th Avenue, Portland 97209

We're bringing design center showrooms to you for the day! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to visit with SDC showrooms to see what's new. Schedule your appointments with any of the following: Baker, Dixon Group, Duralee, Jennifer West, Kelly Forslund, Kravet, Mafi International, Michael Folks, Schumacher, Trammell-Gagne and William & Wayne.

Directions: 721 NW 9th Avenue Portland, Oregon 97209

Travel options include Portland Street Car, Tri-Met bus, or car. If you drive to the Natural Capital Center, consider parking at the nearby Station Place parking garage. On-street parking is also available in the area.

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Salon Seattle 2014

Salon Seattle 2014

May 1-4, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Union Station Grand Hall | 401 Jackson Street

The 19th Annual Salon of Decorative Artists hosts renowned master artists from around the world who will demonstrate the art and tradition of decorative painting. There will be painting demonstrations, lectures and videos on trompe l’oeil murals and decoration. Free and open to the public. Co-hosted by Sound Transit.

Click Salon Seattle for more information, or contact Cathy Conner at 206-650-1023.

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Luxe Barkitecture + Live Charity Auction


Thursday, May 08, 2014

Luxe Barkitecture + Live Charity Auction

06:00 - 09:00 PM
Seattle Design Center | 5701 Sixth Avenue South

Join Luxe Interiors + Design and Seattle Design Center for a tail-wagging celebration of Seattle’s leading architects, builders, interior designers and landscape professionals. The game plan: Handcrafted 12th Man-themed doghouses, custom canine ensembles and accessories (set to a Macklemore-inspired doggie fashion show, of course), and beautiful garden containers—all made by the teams and available for auction to benefit Brigadoon Service Dogs.

Presenting Sponsor: Keller Supply Company + Kohler Co.

Tickets: $125 per person | RSVP

Architects :: 3Form|LightArt, Ryan Grey Smith | Demetriou Architects, Michelle Cozza | Gelotte Hommas Architecture, Scott Hommas | Heliotrope Architects, Christopher Wong Johnston Architects, Mary Johnston | Ripple Design Studio Inc., Jim Dearth | Sheri Olson Architecture, Sheri Olson | Sturman Architects, Brad Sturman

Builders :: Design Guild Homes, Joel Glass | Dyna Contracting, Ren Chandler | Fairbank Construction, Sean Meek | Krekow Jennings, Scott White | Lochwood-Lozier Custom Homes, Todd Lozier | Roberts Wygal, Bryan Wygal | Schultz Miller, Paul Vassallo | Toth Construction, Erik Toth

Interior Designers :: Buurman Interiors, Shelley Buurman | Carl Williams Interiors, Carl Williams | Cullen Brady Interior Design, Cullen Brady | Debbie Cahill Turner Design LLC., Debbie Cahill Turner | Holly McKinley Interior Design Inc., Holly McKinley | Jules Thomas Design, Jules Thomas | Robin Chell Design LLC., Robin Chell | Six Walls Interior Design, Dawn Wilkinson

Landscape Professionals :: Bliss Garden Design, Tish Treherne | CEM Design, Inc., Clayton Morgan | Evans Creek, Daniel Higgins | Exteriorscapes LLC., Cameron Scott | Kenneth Philp Landscape Architects, Ken Philp | Nussbaum Group, Dale Nussbaum | SHD|Scott Holsapple Design, Scott Holsapple | Urban Oasis Design & Construction LLC., Carrie Culp

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Third Thursday | May 15

CEU: GreenLeaders Certified Sustainability Training ($75)

09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
SDC Conference Center, Plaza Suite 370

This industry first 6-hour exam course is the most comprehensive green furnishings training program available, providing designers the knowledge and credentials to differentiate themselves as experts in sustainability. Written by an accredited LEED-CI/AP and approved by GBCI for 6 CE hours and registered with IDCEC for .5 W CEUs or individual modules at .1 W CEUs.

Tuition subsidized by SDC - regular, full price tuition is $299.

Unit 1 - The Case For Sustainability Understand core environmental issues related to home furnishings, including the factual basis for climate change, indoor air quality, toxic waste, and water conservation.

Unit 2 - Knowing Green Consumers Gain insight into the current consumer thinking, preferred terminology, hot button issues, levels of concern, purchase interest, price sensitivity, and perceived obstacles.

Unit 3 - Sourcing Green Products Learn the differences between available options in the components that go into home furnishings, including certified wood, rapid renewables, commercial harvests, recycled/recyclable content, low VOC finishes, bio hybrid cushioning, vegetable-tanned leathers and organic textiles.

Unit 4 - Selling Green Solutions Answer the questions most commonly asked by customers in simple, compelling ways.

Unit 5 - Designing Green Interiors Learn to make educated recommendations on wall paint, window treatments, flooring and carpeting in a commercial space or in the home.

Unit 6 - Operating Green Showrooms Learn tips and tricks for energy conservation, lighting, cooling and recycling, with exact methods of calculating cost and carbon savings.

Tuition includes lunch.

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ASID Washington State Industry Partner Trade Fair

Interior Designers

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

ASID Washington State Industry Partner Trade Fair

05:30 - 08:00 PM
U of W Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle, WA

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