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Monday July 29, 2013, Houston TX – This year’s annual designer furnishings blow-out sale will be held at The Houston Design Center on Thursday, August 22 through Saturday August 24. More than a dozen showrooms will offer substantial discounts and fabulous deals on home furnishings, floor samples, furniture, rugs, antiques, accessories and more.

Shopping on Thursday will be open to the trade only, but the Designer Sample Sale will be open to the public on Friday (9am to 5 pm) and Saturday (9 am– 3 pm)

Participating showrooms include: Bunch & Shoemaker, Charles Ray & Associates, Charlotte Nail Antiques, Design House, Inc., Ken Kehoe & Co., Kitchen & Bath Concepts, Lighting Treasures, Osborne Cabinets & Millwork, Postmodern Traditions, Pride of Persia Rug Co., Randall Edward Design, Scene One Interiors and Teri Pugh Studio.

Some of Houston’s gourmet food trucks will be at the center all three days of the Designer Sample Sale, providing visitors with tasty treats for lunch from 11:30 – 1:30 pm.

And if you would like to learn more about design, don’t miss the free design lectures on Friday, August 23 that include Interior Design 101, with Debra Sabrsula, ASID covering the basics of working with the Interior design and what the public should know before taking on an interior design project (9:30 am). What’s New, What’s Now, What’s Next in Home Interiors will reveal design trends given by Teri Pugh (11 am).
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 for all lectures is limited and reservations are required by calling 713-864-2660 or on-line at www.thehoustondesigncenter.com/samplesale

Thursday, August 22
DESIGNER SAMPLE SALE –Trade Preview Day & Kick-Off

10 am – 5 pm
1st Dibs for great buys on showroom floor samples and more!

Location: Participating Showrooms*

11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Gourmet Eats
Enjoy tasty bites from some of Houston’s favorite Gourmet Food Trucks
Location: The Center Gazebo

 3 – 6 pm
“Champagne & Cupcakes”
(For the trade)
Stop by for bubbly and sweets!
Hosted by Houston Design Resources
Location: Postmodern Traditions, Showroom #169

  To rsvp for programs for the trade, please email events@thdcenter.com

Or call 713-864-2660, ext 3

 Friday, August 23– Saturday, August 24

DESIGNER SAMPLE SALE – Open to the Public

Two full days of shopping, programs, tours and amazing finds!

 Friday, August 23

Showroom Doors open at 9 am. Shop til you drop until 5 pm.

Free Design Lectures:

9:30 am
Interior Design 101
By Debra Sabrsula, ASID
How to work with an interior designer and what you should know
before taking on an interior design project.
Location: Kitchen & Bath Concepts, Showroom #148

 11 am
What’s New, What’s Now, What’s next in Home Interiors?
By Terri Pugh
Discover the latest and the best in home design trends
Location: Terri Pugh Studio, Showroom #156

 11:30 – 2 pm
Gourmet Eats
Enjoy tasty bites from some of Houston’s favorite Gourmet Food Trucks
Location: The Center Gazebo

 To register for programs please sign up at www.thehoustondesigncenter.com/samplesale

Or call 713-864-2660, ext 3

 Saturday, August 24

Showroom Doors open from 9 am to 3 pm.

 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Gourmet Eats
Enjoy tasty bites from some of Houston’s favorite Gourmet Food Trucks
Location: The Center Gazebo

*Participating Showrooms Include:

Bunch & Shoemaker, Showroom152

Charles Ray & Associates, Showroom 153

Charlotte Nail Antiques, Showroom 165

Design House, Inc., Showroom 115

Ken Kehoe & Co., Showroom 261 & 263

Kitchen & Bath Concepts, Showroom 148

Lighting Treasures, Showroom 151

Osborne Cabinets & Millwork, Showroom 293

Pride of Persia Rug Co, Showroom 164

Postmodern Traditions, Showroom 169

Randall Edward Design, Showroom 160

Scene One Interiors, Showroom 109

Terri Pugh Studio, Showroom 156



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