WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 | 9:30 - 11 A.M. | Customizing Hand-Knotted Tufenkian Artisan Carpets

Trade members, please join The Ghiordes Knot as they welcome Marisa Mesropian, Director of Custom Rugs at Tufenkian Artisan Carpets, for a presentation on rug making and the customization process in the Mid-America Room, Suite 86. During the presentation, you will learn about the time-honored traditional way Tufenkian rugs are created, see the latest designs they offer, and discover how Tufenkian’s rugs can be custom sized, colored, and priced to suit your projects. A light breakfast will be served. All attendees will be entered into a drawing to win a 3’ x 5’ Tufenkian rug. RSVP by Friday, Sept. 22 to Showroom Manager Cori Eddy at or phone 248.643.0333.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4 | 11 A.M. - 2 P.M. | Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2018 CEU

Trade members are invited to join Sherwin-Williams for this annual color forecast about the state of color and the inspiration behind the 2018 ColorMix palettes. Mid-America Room, Suite 86. CEU credit: 0.1. RSVP at or call Sharon at 248.874.1214.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25 | NOON - 1:30 P.M. | Mark Woodman Discusses ‘Design Desires’

Trade members, what are your clients’ inner desires? Do they really want designers to create spaces that reflect their inhabitants? According to Mark Wooodman, people don’t want their homes to reflect who they are; they want their homes to reflect who they want to be. Join Mark as he takes you on a journey of aspiring desires and personalities, crossing style, gender, and generational lines. Sponsored by H.J. Oldenkamp Co. A catered lunch and refreshments will be served. RSVP to Cindy Koleba at or 586.497.7538.