THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9 | 3 - 5 P.M. | AFTER-GLOW TIL 7 P.M.

Participating Showrooms

We encourage you to arrive early and stay late for some special surprises along the way:

11 A.M - 2 P.M. 
BRUNCH WITH BUDDY | Ann Sacks, Suite 91
Start your day off with a delicious breakfast served up by Buddy the Elf.

NOON - 2 P.M. 
HOLIDAY SHOP | Resource Center, Suite 84
Give the gift of great design to the collector on your list with a one-of-a-kind item from the talented artisans in MDC’s Resource Center. Laurie Tennent Botanicals, Pewabic, and Sebastian Roberts II will be selling an assortment of artwork, pottery, and ornaments. Additionally, representatives from Benjamin Moore, H.J. Oldenkamp Co., IMAGIO, Mont Surfaces, Primo Pellé, Reclaimed Michigan, Rocky Mountain Hardware, Sherwin-Williams, and Wolverine Cabinet Company will be on hand with some exciting giveaways, drawings, discount cards, and more.

3 - 5 P.M.
BUILDING-WIDE HOLIDAY STROLL

Visit MDC’s lobby for delectable bites, wine, and other refreshments. Mingle with friends and colleagues during this celebration of the holidays, with more than 20 showrooms decorating their spaces and welcoming trade members for a late afternoon of giveaways, live music, tasty hors d'ouveres, and sweet treats. Here are just a few of the special surprises that await:

  • Designer Furniture Services + Fabrics, Suite 22 – Santa Clause and his elves will be visiting the showroom and handing out gift bags to everyone who stops by. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, holiday deserts, spiked punch, wine, and soft drinks. 
     
  • Scavolini Store Detroit, Suite 37 – Enjoy live, soulful music by one of Detroit’s leading female vocalists, Nicole New Jazz Trio. Capture the moment at their photo booth kiosk, which will be available for guests to create and share personalized keepsakes.
     
  • CAI Designs, Suite 82 – Enjoy a signature cocktail and appetizers and meet CAI Designs owner Joe Caminiti.
     
  • Cercan Tile, Suite 94 – Enjoy some Italian pastries and coffee and please consider donating to GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit, a non-profit, organization that provides free educational, therapeutic-based and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community, through a playhouse model. Cercan Tile will be accepting donations for this worthy cause during the stroll. Check or cash donations are appreciated. Please make checks payable to GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit.
     
  • California Closets, Suite 95 – California Closets and ASID Michigan are teaming up for a Toys for Tots drive. Please bring new, un-wrapped toys (no age limit) to be donated to local children in need this holiday season. Toys will be accepted through December 15. 
     
  • City Lights Detroit, Suite 98 – Several works of art from City Lights Detroit’s newest line, Trowbridge London Gallery, will be available for immediate purchase in their showroom.
     
  • Chatham House Lifestyle Gallery, Suite 102-A – Local artist Matthew James MacDougall will be in the showroom displaying several of his latest encaustic (hot wax) paintings that are made with natural, renewable resources including beeswax, resin, and pigment.
     
  • Pindler, Suite 103 – After more than 20 years at Pindler, Gerri Beckwith is retiring at the end of the year and Gigi Stempien is taking over as Showroom Manager. Stop by Pindler’s bright, new showroom and congratulate both Gerri and Gigi.
     
  • Gardner Builders, Suite 106 – See what awaits you in the New Year! A palm reader will be in the Gardner Builders showroom until 4:30 P.M. Attendees will also receive takeaway gifts.
     
  • Rita O’Brien Design Group, Suite 115 – Gain insight into your past, present, and future with a live tarot card reading and visit the showroom to shop their first annual Holiday Boutique.

5 - 7 P.M.
AFTER-GLOW CELEBRATION

After 5 P.M., the festivities continue in Suites 33, 37, and 61 with live music from Nicole New Jazz Trio at Scavolini Store Detroit, a winter wonderland-themed bar in The Gallery of Luxury, and Tennant & Associates will be serving their famous eggnog.

The courtesy of an RSVP is appreciated. Please RSVP to Debbie Homenik at 248.649.4772 or via email at debbie@michigandesign.com by Friday, Dec. 3.