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Las Vegas Design Center To Present Dean Robert Jones Seminar

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Las Vegas Design Center Showcases Wall Upholsterer to the Stars Presentation is Part of Monthly LVDC “First Friday” Program Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center, a resource in Las Vegas for the interior design community, will present “A Stitch Above the Rest” with Dean Robert Jones. The event will occur on Friday, September 7, 2007 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at 495 South Grand Central Parkway in Las Vegas as part of the Las Vegas Design Center’s monthly “First Friday” program. A not-to-be missed shopping day for local and out-of-market design professionals, “First Friday” at Las Vegas Design Center features educational opportunities, unique showroom specials, hospitality and other exclusive offerings for the trade. Dean Robert Jones, a well-known wall upholsterer, has been linked to the most recognized names in interior design as well as some very notable clients. Jones said he plans to show numerous photos of completed projects as well as tangible samples of wall upholstery and techniques such as leather button tufting. He will show everything from home theaters to bedrooms and discuss do’s and don’ts regarding fabrics along with acoustical benefits and durability of wall upholstery, which he calls “one of the most elegant things you can do to your walls.” Jones recently completed work in Barbra Streisand’s home and has also done projects for Cher, Eddie Murphy, Tom Selleck, Christina Aguilera and the late Michael Landon. From the Grand Ballroom of the Century Plaza to the homes of the Sultan of Brunei to celebrities’ private residences, Dean Robert Jones has become the name one looks for. Jones is often called upon for his opinions regarding fabrics for wall upholstery in different areas, including drapery weight and upholstery weight fabrics along with leathers. His artistic diligence also includes special order pillows, ottomans, furniture and window treatments. Crafted with skill and artistry, each of Dean Robert Jones’ design elements undergoes a customization process of designer selected fabrics, leather and trims and is in keeping with the high standards set by Jones’ conscientiousness to craft and client care. Join Dean Robert Jones on Friday, September 7 as he shares with the audience how his diligence to craft and client keeps his niche of design, “one stitch above the rest.” Jones’ seminar will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, on the 16th floor of Building B, at Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center. On Friday, October 5, 2007, the Las Vegas Design Center will present “A Retrospective Encompassing a Life in Art, Ceramics, Film and Sculpture” with Paul Maxwell. Not only had Maxwell established himself as an artist of national importance, but, more importantly, he was one of the few artists who developed a new medium for his art. During this “First Friday” event on October 5, Paul Maxwell will present a retrospective that will encompass his life in art, ceramics, film and sculpture. To R.S.V.P., please e-mail lvdc@lvdesigncenter.com or call (702) 599-3093. On-site seminar registrants will be asked to make a $20 donation to Safe Nest. Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center (495 South Grand Central Parkway) is the first of its kind, year-round, professional design resource in Las Vegas. Offering 400,000 square feet of the newest products, trends and styles in furniture, lighting, floral, accessories, rugs and wall décor. World Market Center is a trade only facility. To access The Design Center at World Market Center please consult a design professional. The Winter 2008 Las Vegas Market is scheduled for January 28 to February 1, 2008 at World Market Center’s Buildings A, B and Pavilions and tradeshow at the MGM Grand Hotel. About World Market Center World Market Center is an integrated home and hospitality contract furnishings showroom and trade complex in Las Vegas. When fully built, at 12 million square feet in 8 buildings, World Market Center will be the largest trade show complex in the world. The $3 billion, state-of-the-art campus will showcase furniture, decorative accessories, lighting, area rugs, home textile and related segments, as well as the Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) open year-round to the trade. World Market Center produces the semi-annual Las Vegas Market, held every January and July, and is the fastest growing home furnishings trade show in the world. World Market Center is now leasing the third building to a broad cross-section of the home furnishings industry. For more information World Market Center, and to find out about leasing or exhibiting opportunities, visit the website at www.LasVegasMarket.Com or call 888-WMC-SHOW (962-7469). # # #

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