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Paul Maxwell, American Artist To Speak At Las Vegas Design Center

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Las Vegas Design Center, located within World Market Center serving the interior design and hospitality contract industries, will present a comprehensive exhibition of paintings and sculptures in a variety of media with Paul Maxwell, American Artist, on Friday, October 5, 2007. Born in Arkansas, Paul Maxwell is a painter, sculptor, print maker, conceptual artist and creator of functional art forms. A short film entitled "Through a Veil of Knowledge - The Legacy of Paul Maxwell," will showcase the artist’s illustrious career. Maxwell will explain his views on “The Importance of Art in an Architectural Environment.” In addition, he plans to lend an Australian flavor to his comments when discussing the “Australian Images Project” and his experiences in Australia in 1988 that affected his work and direction. Maxwell’s talk will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on the 16th floor 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. Las Vegas Design Center will also display Maxwell’s art during and after the seminar in a showroom. The November 2, 2007 First Friday will highlight “LEED for Homes: The Importance of Building (or Remodeling) Green” with Charlie Popeck, president of Green Ideas Environmental Building Consultants. Popeck is one of the first people to be accredited by the U.S. Green Building Council as a LEED® Professional. Popeck’s talk will take place starting at 10 a.m. at the World View on the 16th Floor of World Market Center’s Building B. To R.S.V.P. or for more information on either First Friday seminar, 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. Consumers wishing to access The Design Center at World Market Center should 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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