Design Day

Thursday, April 4

Summit Design District is ready to help with your Spring design projects! Mark your calendars for April 4th, 11am-5pm. Downtown design businesses are hosting creative and informative events you don’t want to miss. “Designers and Dynamic Conversation” at GreatHouse Bonny Neiman will feature renowned designer Tom Samet of Hampton House Design and local design duo Lyon Field sharing their insights and fresh ideas for your homestyle. Summit’s Design District has everything you need to get your home ready for the Spring season: interior design, furniture, bedding, flooring, paint and wallcovering, architects, kitchen and bath design, window covering and more.  Check back soon for a list of participating businesses and their special events!

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Special Events Hosted by Businesses (*scroll down for full details!)

beautylounge31 Maple St.11am-4pmJessica Kagen Cushman Jewelry Trunk Show*
Cove Carpet One Floor & Home335 Springfield Ave.10am-3pmUnderstanding and Buying Wool Carpet, Hardwood, & Rugs*
Donna Donaldson Home & Interiors384 Springfield Ave.1-4pmComplimentary Personalized Design & Floor Plan Advice
Duxiana354 Springfield Ave.All DayRenew Your Bedding with 25% off Linens, Blankets, & Throws
GreatHouse Bonny Neiman12 Beechwood Rd.1pmDesigners and Dynamic Conversation with Tom Samet & Lyon Field*
Home Again Design333 Springfield Ave.All Day$100 Delivery Credit for Orders Place on Design Day
Peanut Gallery LLC338 Springfield Ave.TBDPreview the Artfully Abled Exhibition
Pereaux Interior Design20 Beechwood Rd.1-4pmStyle Library Spring Preview & Local Painter Showcase*
Ricciardi Brothers317 Springfield Ave.All DayEnjoy Storewide Discounts & Prize Drawing for THIBAUT Swag
Serena & Lily428 Springfield Ave.10:30am-12:30pmUpdating your Home for Summer with Manhattan Designer Lindsey Coral Harper*
Summit House395 Springfield Ave.All DayFree Glass of Prosecco & Drink Specials
Summit Frame & Art444 Springfield Ave.  All Day20% off Custom Framing Orders Placed on Design Day
The Co-Co115 Summit Ave. 1:30-3pmCo-Learn with The Co-Co's Design Firm, Studio 1200*
The Shade Store365 Springfield Ave,
Unit 1A 
All DayTours and Refreshments at The Shade Store*
A.Home11 Beechwood Rd.All DayGet Outside with #AHOMEOutdoor*
Design I19 Beechwood Rd, 2nd Fl1:30-3:30pmThe Power of Color*

Special Event Details

A.Home | All Day | Get Outside with #AHOMEOutdoors

Fine outdoor furnishings with 10-day quick ship! SUNBRELLA & INSIDE/OUT performance fabric cushions and COM.  Transitional, traditional and modern seating & dining collections in woven, aluminum and dura wood -including tables & bases in natural stone and cast stone/concrete. 

Design Trade Exclusive Manufacturer! 20% off orders with discount code provided in-store during design day (offer valid through April 11th). 

beautylounge | 11am-4pm | Jessica Kagen Cushman Jewelry Trunk Show

Jessica's father was Vladimir Kagan, a German-born furniture designer considered an early pioneer of modern American design. Her mother was Erica Wilson, an innovative British embroidery designer who was known as 'the Julia Child' of needlework. Jessica will answer questions about how her famous designer parents influenced her jewelry design career. Jessica will have a table filled with her unconventional line of jewelry for a jewelry trunk show!

Cove Carpet One Floor & Home | 10am-3pm | Understanding and Buying Wool Carpet, Hardwood, & Rugs

Understand the difference in types hardwood flooring, the features and benefits of wool fibers, and how to select an area rug perfect for your space. Industry experts will be here to guide you and answer your questions. Please bring fabrics, pictures, measurements and questions. We are looking forward to seeing you! Snacks and treats will be provided.

Design I | 1:30-3:30pm | The Power of Color

We will address the impact of color and lighting techniques, creating drama  and unifying and coordinating areas of the home.  Between 1:30 and 3:30pm, we will have Architectural and Design representative Diana Rattazzi of Benjamin Moore to answer any of your paint questions. 

GreatHouse Bonny Neiman | 1pm | Designers and Dynamic Conversation with Tom Samet & Lyon Field

GreatHouse Bonny Neiman will feature renowned designer Tom Samet of Hampton House Design and local design duo Lyon Field sharing their insights and fresh ideas for your homestyle. Always a fun event!

Pereaux Interior Design | 1-4pm | Style Library Spring Preview & Local Painter Showcase

Spring into Design at Pereaux! Local painter Tracy Mistichelli will be showcasing her new paintings from 1-4pm. Style Library representative Desiree Mumford will also be presenting new fabrics and wall coverings from Sanderson and William Morris from 1-4pm. Designers will be on hand throughout the day to help with any design questions. Pereaux is offering 20% off any custom orders placed Thursday 4/4 through Saturday 4/6.

Serena & Lily | 10:30am-12:30pm | Updating your Home for Summer with Manhattan Designer Lindsey Coral Harper

Manhattan designer Lindsay Coral Harper will be speaking to attendees about simple tips & tricks for changing your home over for summer. There will be a fun design demonstration by Lindsey followed by a Q&A. Small bites & drinks will be served.

The Co-Co | 1:30-3pm | Co-Learn with The Co-Co's Design Firm, Studio 1200

Drop by The Co-Co (115 Summit Avenue) to meet the creative minds from Studio 1200, lead designers of this new co-working space. They will discuss the latest trends in Architecture and Interior Design, focusing on the “resi-mercial” movement and how you too can bring the Co-Co’s airy, peaceful, and inspirational vibe to your home or business. 

Bring your questions – we are looking forward to meeting you! Sandee Markwith, CID, IIDA (Principal, Interior Designer), Nancy Dougherty, AIA, LEED AP (Principal, Architect of Record), Lydia Gallo, CID, IIDA (Interior Designer) and Victoria Plummer (Marketing Coordinator).

The Shade Store| Open House | Tours and Refreshments at The Shade Store

Newly opened as of March 8th, The Shade Store is excited to bring its expertise in custom window treatments to Summit Downtown. As part of Summit Design Day, we will be hosting tours of our showroom and serving refreshments to keep you going throughout the day. Stop in to experience our interactive product displays, view our selection of 1,300+ swatches, and get expert advice from our design consultants.