40 Years of Design

40 Years of Design

40 Years of Design 2560 1706 The Washington Design Center


The Washington Design Center (WDC) marked a significant milestone in 2023, celebrating 40 years of influence and excellence in the DC metro interior design community. This remarkable event not only commemorated the Design Center’s longevity but also highlighted its unwavering commitment to delivering luxury home trends and innovative designs to area professionals.

Over the past four decades, the WDC has witnessed and adapted to numerous changes, including growth, relocations, and industry evolutions. Despite these challenges, it has consistently provided a platform for luxury to the trade interior designers and home decor manufacturers to showcase their bespoke, non-catalog products, reflecting a blend of traditional, transitional, contemporary, modern, and trendy designs.

In honor of this 40th celebration, the WDC hosted an exclusive event, inviting a select group of trade professionals to the design center. This gathering served as both a token of gratitude and a celebration of the end of a remarkable year. The event was an epitome of elegance and professional camaraderie, encapsulating the essence of the luxury design industry.

The celebration was nothing short of spectacular, featuring a range of festive elements. A photo booth provided a fun, interactive experience for guests, capturing memories of the evening. The atmosphere was further enlivened by a DJ, setting the tone with music that complemented the sophisticated ambiance. Guests were treated to festive bites and expertly crafted cocktails, adding a touch of culinary delight to the evening. The event also included a touch of entertainment, ensuring an engaging and memorable experience for all attendees.

We invite everyone to enjoy the photos from this memorable event. As you explore the visual narrative of the celebration, we encourage you to repost and share these moments. Please ensure to credit the appropriate individuals as indicated, in respect of their creative contributions.

While space limitations meant we couldn’t celebrate with everyone at this event, we are optimistic that the 50th anniversary will be an even grander affair. The Washington Design Center’s 40th celebration not only commemorates its past achievements but also sets a visionary tone for the future of luxury interior design in the DC area.

Photo Booth Images

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