Design Professionals Inc. is a full service, wholesale design showroom to the trade located on the third floor of International Market Square in Downtown Minneapolis. Established in 1991, our showroom philosophy has always been to meet the ever-changing needs of independent designers. Over the years we have cultivated key relationships and learned to expertly navigate the wholesale world while continuing to focus on vendors who share our vision of providing superior design, quality, value and dependability.
As one of the most competitive Midwestern resources for designers, our mission is to enhance your business and make the design process easier for both you and your client. Once you place an order with us, we'll handle all of the logistics so that you can focus on what you do best - designing. Things like placing orders, managing follow-up and handling receiving and delivery are just a few additional services that we offer our account holders.
With over 25 upholstery lines and 20+ accessory vendors our Minneapolis showroom is home to trade concierge services including a vast collection of vendor catalogs, fabric libraries and upholstery samples that enhance the design process. Anyone is welcome to browse, however, we can only supply product information and pricing to trade individuals that have open accounts with us.
If you haven't already opened an account, please click here.
Due to the breadth of the lines we represent it's impossible to feature everything on the site, so if you can't find what you are looking for please don't hesitate to contact us.
Tom Collins, Owner
Tom comes to Design Professionals from an Architectural and Real Estate development background. He's our behind-the-scenes guy, in charge of merging the "pretty things" with the logistics of a small business.
Garin Collins, Buyer
Garin is a former retail buyer and independent designer. She is responsible for the stock selection and overall look of the showroom. If you have a unique design or special product need - ask for Garin!
Loraine Baker, Manager
Loraine is a former independent designer from Omaha, Nebraska. She is our showroom manager and often the one you'll see behind our front desk. Her extensive product knowledge and experience is second to none.
Jennifer Hedberg, Sales
Jennifer is the owner and principle of Exquisite, Inc. and helps out in the showroom as her time allows. With vast personal experience as an independent designer she helps keep us current with industry needs and trends.