Dallas Market Center Presents Hermes Mallea Speaking on Great Houses of Havana

Press Release, June 15, 2017

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DALLAS – June 15, 2017 – Dallas Market Center proudly presents architect Hermes Mallea, AIA, speaking on Thursday, June 22 as part of the grand opening of the Interior Home + Design Center. Mallea will discuss “Great Houses of Havana” at noon on the first floor of the building.

“As interest in Cuba’s history and culture escalates, we are proud to host Hermes to present his unique perspective on architecture and design,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “We invite all designers and interested retailers to join us for a lively visual tour and discussion.”

Hermes Mallea is a partner in the New York City based firm M(Group). Mallea studied at the University of Miami School of Architecture and Columbia University’s graduate school of historic preservation and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). A longtime collector of vintage Cuban photographs, Mallea has travelled to Cuba frequently to conduct research and to lecture on historic preservation.

Also taking place on Thursday, June 22 is a Day of Education geared toward retailers and interior designers seeking insights and inspiration. Among the events taking place on the first floor of the Interior Home + Design Center:

A 10:00 a.m. podcast recording session and live social media video broadcast from award winning designer, author, and podcast host of Million Dollar Decorating, James Swan, who will interview special guest Greg O’Neal. Greg is the Chief Collaboration Officer for Cur8, a business co-op bringing

smart design, healthy design, and environmental + socially responsible design products directly to the interior design marketplace.

Following the program Michelle Nussbaumer will sign copies of her new book Wanderlust : Interiors That Bring the World Home , which features dramatically lush interiors from around the globe.

Design showrooms at Dallas Market Center currently serve a discerning design community actively seeking new resources for residential and commercial projects across the U.S. and Latin America. In addition to Total Home & Gift Markets, the market center hosts a full calendar of design events throughout the year in partnership with organizations including ASID (American Society of Interior Design), TAID (Texas Association of Interior Design), and IDS (Interior Design Society), which held their national conference at Dallas Market Center in April 2016. For 2017, Dallas Market Center will host 20 design events during non-market time periods, the largest of which welcomes more than 600 interior designers.

To make plans for upcoming markets, visit the Dallas Market Center website including the Design page and download the Dallas Market Center App . Also, keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , Snapchat, and the DMC Daily Dose .

About Dallas Market Center

Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in home décor, furniture, gifts, lighting and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus near downtown Dallas, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products via open-daily showrooms and from exhibitors participating in trade events held throughout the year. The Dallas Market Center website is available at dallasmarketcenter.com .

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