Chad StarkChad Stark, President of DFA (Decorative Furnishings Association), will present “Disruption by Design: How DFA is Leading Transformation in the Decorative Furnishings Market.”  after a 7:30 breakfast at the Merchandise Mart Lounge 1447.

This ‘disruptive’ event is for showroom owners, manufacturers and everyone in the design community that has a stake in the future of interior design and the decorative home furnishings industry.  The Decorative Furnishings Association (DFA) is the only nation-wide trade organization committed to the health, growth and future of professional interior design. Its membership is expanding, its influence reaching throughout the country and with its ‘DoItFor’ campaign, is aiming to increase consumer awareness of and access to professional design services. Meet Chad Stark, DFA President and your peers within the industry for an informative and inspiring discussion.

Please Click here to accept the invitation to breakfast: Design Chicago 2016.

NOTE:  Design Chicago 2016 press release  writes about two area rug manufacturers showing at The Merchandise Mart Design Center:

“Bold Colors and Brilliant Patterns   Now is the time to experiment with bold colors and patterns with wallcoverings, upholstery, and rugs.STARK and Tufenkian Artisan Carpets celebrate the beauty of the handmade rug with their newest introductions incorporating abstract landscapes.”