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The Houston Design Center To Host LUXE 2nd Tuesday May 10

Designers, architects and members of the design trade are cordially invited to attend 2nd Tuesday on May 10, 2016 at The Houston Design Center. Presented by LUXE Interiors+Design,  2nd Tuesday is an informative day of continuing education programs and an open house for the new Houston Showroom.

Beginning at 9:30 am a Continuing Education Course (CEU) for Interior Designers and Architects will be offered.  The course “Porcelain Tile and Decorative Basics” will over an overview of the history of ceramic tile, the ASTM standards and issues with new large format and thin tile that has developed in the past five years, among many other topics. This 2-hour course will be presented by Mr. Fred Jackson, CTC, CSI with the Estudio Group LLC.  The CEU offers AIA/IDCEC Credit along with HSW and is complimentary to members of the trade. The course will be held in the Thorntree Slate and Marble Showroom 167.

Following the CEU, The Houston Showroom is pleased to welcome attendees to their new showroom at HDC. This premier flooring company serves custom builders, interior designers, commercial contractors and architects.  Stop in to see their new showcase of a smorgasbord of flooring and counter top finishes.  Mix and mingle with showroom staff, LUXE Interiors + Design representatives as you enjoy a light luncheon. Hosted by The Houston Showroom 160 beginning at 11:45 am

2nd Tuesday also includes a Continuing Education Course (CEU) with Maxwell Fabrics from 1 until 2 pm.  The course “History of Performance Textiles”   will educate designers and the trade on the transformation of textiles over the years and how we have come to create products that have extremely long life cycles and continue to be aesthetically appealing overtime.  Throughout the CEU, presenter Mr. William Swan will expand upon different high performance processing technologies and textile treatments that enhance basic textiles to perform in the most demanding situations. The CEU will be hosted by Fabric House Showroom 159.

2nd Tuesday is a monthly educational program for the design trade presented by Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine. It is the influential go-to guide that leads readers to discover and acquire local and national resources for design, decorating, architecture and renovation. Curated for the affluent, sophisticated homeowner, Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine is the only luxury publication that offers access to the local design and architecture scene, while also covering national design news and trends. The Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine network and its influence extends nationally into local markets reaching in-market readers.

Located at 7026 Old Katy Road, inside the Loop 610, The Houston Design Center features more than 40 showrooms and design offices with over 10,000 manufacturers, The Houston Design Center is the city’s preferred destination for the best in luxury residential and commercial furnishings and products. Nestled in over fifteen acres of green space the HDC provides the design professional and the design inspired refined and unique style that is second to none.

Space is limited for this event and reservations are required; to make a reservation or for more information visit www.thehoustondesigncenter.com/2ndtuesday  or call 713-864-2660.