We kicked off December with a wonderful Recap of the Fall High Point Market event hosted by Florida Chapter Sponsor DRC a to-the-trade only showroom in Boca Raton, also known as Designer Resource Center.

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The owners, Maria and Lope Mendoza welcomed area designers to mingle with sales reps from furniture and fabric companies.


Above Member Caroline Rogow, Member and Chapter Sponsor-to-be Kris Nino, Member/Sponsor and Showroom Owner Maria Mendoza, Showroom Fabric Manager Marite Delgado and Member Beverly Stewart gather to learn the latest from the recent Hight Point Furniture Market.


Showroom owner Lope Mendoza, Scalamandre Fabric Rep Marite Delgado, guests and Member Caroline Rogow share conversation as they tour the beautiful showroom.


Past member Terri Chetek became the newest member that night by rejoining.  Welcome back Terri!  Congratulating Terri are members Caroline Rogow, Susan Heller and Marsha Koch.


Among the reps showcasing fabric trends are Sue Jordan Kinard from The Robert Allen Group and from Scalamandre, Laurie Katz Diamond.


Showroom fabric manager Marite Delgado, guests and new member Terri Chetek enjoy the evening inspired by new products offered at the market.

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Thank you DRC for hosting this event especially for those who were not able to attend Market and giving us a peek at what’s trending in our world of design.  Their showroom is always stocked with a large selection showcasing the extensive list of vendors they represent.

Photography credit is due to John Stillman who not only provided photos of the event but became another new member that evening. Welcome John!  Why is it we never seem to have pictures of you? Thanks for being our man behind the camera.