2020 Agenda

Sharpen your skills

A curated virtual talks programme from leading industry figures to inform, instruct and impart invaluable insight. A chance to upskill and understand key issues facing the industry so that you come away feeling invigorated.

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Leading Industry Figures

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Design-led topics include how to become a sustainable brand, what makes a perfect kitchen and how to combat the lack of diversity within the industry

Programme Highlights

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House & Garden In Conversation With Susie Atkinson

Tuesday 17th November, 10:00 am

Susie Atkinson, Founder, Susie Atkinson Design and Hatta Byng, Editor, House & Garden

We sit down for an in-depth chat with esteemed interior designer, Susie Atkinson. Drawing upon over 20 years of experience, she is known for crafting exquisite interiors and spaces that indulge in all the senses. Hatta Byng, Editor of House & Garden, will be delving into Atkinson’s life, inspiration and past projects.

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Encouraging Diversity In Design

Wednesday 18th November: 15:00pm

Sophie Ashby, Creative Director, Studio Ashby, Lester Bennett, President, BIID, Alexandria Dauley, Dauley Design, May Fawzy, Founder, MF Studio

In this panel discussion, chaired by BIID President Lester Bennett, designers Sophie Ashby, Alexandria Dauley and May Fawzy will discuss diversity in interior design. The panel will talk about the current landscape, explore how to encourage more young talent from diverse backgrounds into the industry and discuss how to develop a more diverse, inclusive and equitable UK interior design profession.

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Back To Nature Is The Future

Thursday 19th November 14:00pm

Karen Haller, Founder, Karen Haller Colour & Design Consultancy, Nicola Keenan, Co-Founder & Director, Boxx Creative, Harry McKinley, Journalist & Hospitality Consultant, Olga Turner, Co-Founder, Ekkist

Decorex brings together three thought leaders in design, all of whom share the outlook that nature is fundamental for human health and happiness. Pushing us to understand the true meaning of ‘biophilia’, which is often misunderstood, the team of panellists debate the idea of design spaces having the ability to connect people with themselves, each other and nature.

Looking for inspiration?

Taking place 17-19 November 2020, attendance for Decorex Virtual is free.