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Deck the Halls in DC

The 2023 Holiday Fête inspires creative party décor

Every year, some 20 local design teams partner with Washington Design Center showrooms to celebrate the holidays. Now in its eighth year, the lively soirée presents dazzling vignettes and tablescapes—ranging from classic to avant garde—made with fabrics and finery sourced at the center.

This year’s Fête will kick off with a public reception on December 5th; attendees can peruse each showroom display, meet the designers and enjoy refreshments. Décor will remain on view through December 8th.

Following is a list of designer-showroom collaborations:

American Eye: Michaela Robinson/Michaela Design
Baker/McGuire: Tobe Design Group
Century: Lorna Gross Interior Design
Cowtan & Tout: Sally Steponkus Interiors
David Sutherland: ColePrévost
Galleria: Marika Meyer Interiors
Hines: Disney Magic
Holland & Sherry: Hendrick Interiors
Holly Hunt: Rebecca Penno/Penno Interiors
John Rosselli: Melissa Colgan Interiors
Kravet: Sarah Bartholomew Design
Michael-Cleary: David Mitchell
Osborne & Little: Jennifer Stoner Interiors
Patterson Flynn: Laura Hodges Studio
Pindler: Donna Wheeler Drapery Designs
Quadrille: b.croft Textile
ROMO: Catherine Ebert Interiors
RUE IV: Kazumi Yoshida/Folding Chair Design
Scalamandré: Haynes Associates/Consider It Done
Schumacher: Annie Elliott Design
Stark: Laura Hildebrandt/Interiors by LH

Home & Design sponsors the event; proceeds benefit Childrens National Hospital. For more information and a complete list of participants when available, visit designcenterdc.com.


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