The Houston City Center chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) generously supports Houston Furniture Bank with their annual production of “PRODUCT RUNWAY”! This event, based on the television hit, “Project Runway”, raises thousands of dollars each year to support Houston Furniture Bank’s mission of “Making Empty Houses Homes“. In IIDA-HCC’s version of this popular show, local Architecture and Interior Design firms compete by using commercial fabrics, trims, and other architecture-related products to create elaborate, eye-popping, show-stopping fashions, embellished with choreography, lights, music, and lots of enthusiastic applause!
Each year, our D.I.V.A.S. select one lucky family to receive a very special make-over: “HOME for the HOLIDAYS” Imagine a chilly, dark night, a child sleeping on the floor because she has no mattress, wearing a jacket and hat to keep warm because she has no blanket… Now imagine the same child not only waking up in her very own bed, but also opening her eyes wide in delight as she discovers the sparkling spirit of the season swirling all around her! Imagine a family huddled around a cardboard box to eat a meal, with no chairs, no plates – not even a glass [...]