The Washington Design Center

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With seven floors of showrooms, the WDC is the Mid-Atlantic’s largest single destination for luxury home furnishings and décor, offering top industry brands, resources and services. Located in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol and just off the National Mall. Coming from near or far, The Washington Design Center is an accessible destination, making your trip easy and rewarding. Whether you are an interior designer shopping with clients, an architect collaborating on a building project or simply a design enthusiast, we are glad you are here. There is something for everyone in the beautiful showrooms on each of our seven floors.

The Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery  40 Under 40 is now open! We LOVED seeing our DreamHome insp...
07/20/2012
The making of "40 under 40: Craft Futures"

The Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery 40 Under 40 is now open! We LOVED seeing our DreamHome inspiration pieces in person for the first time last night. Here's a great link to images of the show's mounting. Going back today for an open house and lecture with curator Nicholas Bell at Noon!

This set of images gives you a glimpse behind-the-scenes of the preparation for 40 under 40: Craft Futures exhibition at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. 40 under 40: Craft Futures features forty artists born since 1972, the year the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s cont...

07/18/2012
40 under 40 Exhibition Trailer

Teaser video from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery new exhibit -- the inspiration for our DreamHome!

40 under 40: Craft Futures is on view at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum from July 20, 2012 -- February 3, 2013. This trailer feat...

06/27/2012
Capital Design Photos with Suzanne Kasler — The WDC blog

Party pictures with Suzanne Kasler!

Suzanne Kasler is a dream. A dream! In this biz, so many celebrity designers can be, well, you know. But when Suzanne came to town last week to deliver a presentation about her design sensisbilities and inspirations, we all fell in love — she is utterly down to earth, sweet as the day is long, and b...

Gotta come see these amazing new lights by Boyd Lighting on June 28!
06/26/2012
Invitation: See Boyd’s Dazzling New Lights on June 28 — The WDC blog

Gotta come see these amazing new lights by Boyd Lighting on June 28!

Didn’t make it to NeoCon earlier this month? Well, if you’re looking for fabulous lighting, come on down to the Donghia showroom (Suite 503) this Thursday, June 28, when Boyd Lighting’s Jane Culligan will be here to present their new introductions during a lunchtime reception at 12:30 p.m. RSVP: don...

Thank you Lindsey Roberts for this great shout-out to AmericanEye at The Washington Design Center!
06/25/2012
Shopping for July 4 home accessories

Thank you Lindsey Roberts for this great shout-out to AmericanEye at The Washington Design Center!

Pick timeless patriotic pieces for your home for the Fourth, then leave them out for the rest of the year.

06/21/2012
July 4 celebration of American design and cuisine

A great way to spend the July 4 afternoon -- with celebrity chefs and a desigenr show house!

MADE: In America awards at the WDCWednesday, July 4, 1-3 p.m.Gourmet Tasting by celebrity chefs Show House of winning American furniture makers

06/19/2012

Suzanne Kasler -- this morning!! Get here early for a good seat.

06/14/2012
Reminder: Suzanne Kasler to speak on June 19

Reminder: Suzanne Kasler's here on June 19 -- get here early!

We’ve had an enormous response to Suzanne’s lecture, so we urge you to please come early to park and find a seat in plenty of time for what is sure to be an engrossing presentation about her projects and overall design inspiration.

06/13/2012
Meet the Artists who Inspired the DreamHome — The WDC blog

Meet the Artists who inspired our DreamHome:

The countdown has begun toward the July 20 openining of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s 40 under 40: Craft Futures exhibit, which celebrates the museum’s 40th anniversary with craft by artisans 40 and younger.

06/11/2012
AmericanEye at The Washington Design Center

Great sale/ come in and take a look!

Brown Jordan just announced their 2012 Instant Rebate Sale! Place your order with AmericanEye thru July 9 and receive an additional 10% discount off your standard to the trade discount!

06/11/2012
40 under 40: Vivian Beer

The countdown BEGINS toward the opening of the Renwick exhibit whose craft artists inspired our 2012 DreamHome!

In anticipation of the exhibition 40 under 40: Craft Futures, on view at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum from July 20, 2012 -- Feb...

06/04/2012
Suzanne Kasler’s Inspirations — The WDC blog

Speaking on June 19: Suzanne Kasler of Suzanne Kasler Interiors, followed by lunch at Lee Jofa, where you can meet Suzanne and see her new fabric line.

We are sad to see our Capital Design lecture series nearing its conclusion this month, but can’t think of a better designer than Suzanne Kasler to cap off a spring series that has featured a lineup of illustrious design talent.

Nice writeup on the DC Design House and our great designers!
06/01/2012
Interior Design News on CasaSugar

Nice writeup on the DC Design House and our great designers!

The latest tips and news on Interior Design News are on CasaSugar. On CasaSugar you will find everything you need on home dŽcor, garden and Interior Design News.

WOW. A 16k table for $3,300. A 6k chandelier for $2,700. An 11k four-poster bed for $4,500. The David Iatesta online sam...
05/29/2012
David Iatesta Sample Sale Web Site - Powered by Network Solutions.

WOW. A 16k table for $3,300. A 6k chandelier for $2,700. An 11k four-poster bed for $4,500. The David Iatesta online sample sale is extended through midnight tonight!

DAVID IATESTA, a company focused on designing and creating innovative finely handcrafted furniture, accessories, and lighting, collaborates with designers to bring outstanding beauty to client’s homes. Our designs borrow elements from 18th and 19th century European and American heirlooms and fashion...

05/24/2012

"An Edwardian fantasy with modern overtones." That's the description Barry Dixon is giving for his lobby design at the WDC this fall. We can't wait!

05/24/2012
De-Mystifying Interior Design

Thank you, Gilday Renovations for the great blog post on our interior design panel last week!

The Washington DC area is home to a big, busy interior design community. It makes sense that residential design and renovation are big business here because the DC market itself is constantly changing–and design and renovation are all about change. Whether the work is built on riveting simplicity ...

05/18/2012
Party Pictures! Luca Missoni, David Easton and Guests — The WDC blog

Our thanks for Stark, LUXE Interiors + Design, Missoni Home Americas, Lee Jofa and David Easton for a great day of events!

This was a busy and exciting week, as we held the fourth lecture in our Capital Design series with Luca Missoni, the middle son of the international fashion icon’s founders, Ottavio and Rosita Missoni.

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