Thrift Studio is one of the events I look forward to most every year; it’s a great way to infuse some designer pieces into your home decor at a fraction of their retail price, all while supporting a great cause.
This year, Thrift Studio will take place at the International on Turtle Creek Design Center: 15o Turtle Creek Blvd., Suite 204. The preview party is this Thursday, April 10th, from 6 to 9 p.m., and the studio will open to the public the next morning. Thereafter, the pop up store will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., until May 10th. All proceeds benefit Dwell With Dignity, an organization that helps families escape poverty and homelessness through design.
A few of the designers that will have vignettes at the pop-up include Jan Showers, Culp Associates, Mecox, Robert Allen Design, SWOON, and David Sutherland Showrooms.
Thrift Studio has become one of the Design District’s most popular events, bringing a pop-up design showroom whose proceeds benefit Dwell with Dignity. This time around, Thrift Studio will be at the Dallas Design Center from Oct. 11 to Nov. 10, and feature vignettes from some of Dallas’ most celebrated designers.
At the preview party tonight (and for the duration of the 30 day pop-up) you’ll see scenes designed by Cynthia Collins, Breckinridge Taylor, John Phifer Marrs, Laura Lee Clark, Lisa Luby Ryan, Stella Dallas and Peacock Alley. All vignettes combine used, donated or overstock furniture and accessories with high end designer pieces — everything is for sale, and everything benefits Dwell with Dignity!
Dwell with Dignity is a nonprofit organization made up of Interior Designers and volunteers dedicated to creating soothing, inspiring homes for families struggling with homelessness and poverty. They provide and install home interiors for families that include furnishings and art, bedding and kitchen supplies, and food in the pantry.
The Thrift Studio Preview Party is this evening, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.; tickets are $125. The hours of the Thrift Studio are Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The studio is located at 110 Slocum Street, Suite 280.
Vignettes in the shop have been created by numerous Dallas designer and retailers, including TLC Contract, the Container Store, Horchow, Michelle Nussbaumer, Melissa Woody, David Cadwallader, Wisteria and Peacock Alley.
This evening, the 13th, The kick-off shopping event will take place, sponsored by Luxe Interiors and Design Magazine. There will be drinks, appetizers, a DJ and a 10% discount on merchandise for all Dwell with Dignity members. Tickets are $25 at the door.
Even after the shopping event, all the designer finds will be deeply discounted, so hurry on over and support DwD!
Here’s a sneak preview of some of the vignettes from the DwD blog:
Dwell with Dignity is launching their bi-annual pop-up shop, “Thrift Studio,” on Oct. 1, allowing shoppers to scoop up great designer finds for half the price, all while benefiting a great charity!
The studio will be open through Oct. 29, and will feature overstock of donated, gently used furniture and accessories, both from the Dwell with Dignity warehouse and from high-end designer showrooms, as well as vignettes from area designers, including Pulp Design Studios, Studio Ten 25, Style/SWOON, William Baker and Emily Johnston Larkin from the Material Girls blog. These contributors have designed their vignettes around items pulled from the Dwell with Dignity warehouse, as well as from their own donations.
Join Dwell with Dignity for the Thrift Studio preview on Fri., Sept. 30, from 6-9 p.m. It will be $25 to enter, all of which benefits Dwell with Dignity. The official launch of the shop is Sat., Oct. 1st, opening at 10 a.m. From then until Oct. 29, the studio will be open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The pop-up is located at 1616 Hi Line Dr., in the old Central Hardwood Showroom.