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Seminar Theatre

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How Art is Shaping Today's Interiors
11:00 - 11:45
Cob Gallery and Studios
Rachel Chudley
Arts and Features Editor
House & Garden

Art can transform an interior, so we talk to a selection of original designers and a gallerist about how they use art to create unique spaces. The panel is made up of designers who are known for their colourful, playful and distinct work alongside a pioneering curator who gives emerging artists a platform to show their work.

Redefining Influence
12:00 - 12:45
The Doers
The Doers

A panel talk of experts in influencer marketing to unpick what the word influencer really means. This discussion will explore how to find the right ones to work with and what influencing the interiors world looks like, our predictions for the future and how you can make the most from it - chaired by influencer marketing specialists, Jess Sims and Kate Baxter from The Doers

The Design of Wellbeing
13:00 - 13:45
John Allsopp Studio
Executive Editor
House and Garden
Colour Curator
Farrow & Ball

What does 'home' mean to you? And how do we achieve a sanctuary away from busy life with interiors that promote a sense of wellbeing? Our panel will discuss the effect colour, layout and lighting have on how we physically and emotionally interact with our surroundings and share design advice to help transform the spaces in which we live.

Lighting in Design - The Make or Break Feature?
14:00 - 14:45
Associate Director
David Collins Studio
Charles Burnand
Studio Suss
Designed by Woulfe

Join this informed discussion on how lighting adds such an important element to any room and advice on how to choose the best lighting for the space.

Commissioning Bespoke Items
15:00 - 15:45
Martin Brudnizki Design Studio
Beata Heuman
Editorial Manager
Elle Decoration
Samantha Todhunter Design
Creative Director
The Rug Company

Elle Decoration’s Bethan Ryder hosts a lively panel talk with some of the most revered names in the industry; including The Rug Company’s creative director Milly Wright and interior designers Martin Brudnizki, Beata Heuman and Samantha Todhunter. The session will explore how to commission bespoke items – from rugs to cabinetry - and the importance of bespoke and custom design in the interiors world today.