Agenda

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The relationship between the architect and designer
11:00 - 11:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Architect
Reda Amalou Design
Founder
MorenoMasey
Designer

A discussion around how designers and architects can work together fruitfully, the challenges experienced and offering hints and tips to ensure your relationships work well in future.

Hatta Byng in conversation with Beata Heuman
12:00 - 12:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Editor
House & Garden
Owner
Beata Heuman

Editor of House and Garden magazine, Hatta Byng will lead a conversation with Interior Designer of the Year Beata Heuman.

Give free reign to your designs with digitally printed décor – a discussion
13:00 - 13:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Commercial Director
John Mark Ltd
Newton Paisley
Business Development Manager, Printing Solutions for Interior Decoration
HP Inc

Let’s shatter the illusions about digitally produced décor in particular digitally produced wallcoverings. Why is this the future, what are the unique benefits this can bring to your business and how to get started. Hosted by HP Inc, with a panel of experts from the world of interior design and a UK leading digital wallcovering manufacturer.

Cultivating culture in co-operative spaces- the why, how and future.
14:00 - 14:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Design Haus Liberty
Partnerships Manager
Eporta
Global Design Managing Director
Greystar
The Collective

In an age of ‘Co-’ everything, from living to working, how do we use design to translate a collective culture, whilst still appealing to individuals too. Hosted by eporta, this panel discussion will explore why ‘Co-’ is the prefix of the moment, examples of when it works and when it hasn’t and whether collaboration is a fad or here to stay.

Kitchen trends
15:00 - 15:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Interiors Editor
Country & Town House
Siematic
Co-Founder, Senior Vice President of Design
Waterworks
Co-Founder
VSP Interiors
Putting personality into new build
11:00 - 11:45 Seminar Theatre
Session

Acclaimed interior designer, former BIID President and judge on BBC2's The Great Interior Design Challenge Daniel Hopwood shares his thoughts on and experiences transforming white box new build homes into something bursting with personal style worth talking about. Daniel's portfolio of residential clients includes a number ofyoung couples, bachelors and successful downsizers looking to make a soulless new build property into a home. Recent success stories include projects featured in Elle Decoration, Living Etc, The Times, The Telegraph and Robb Report.

The international reach of London interior designers
12:00 - 12:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Winch Design
Founder
BradyWilliams
Owner
Designed by Woulfe

The panel will discuss the benefits and challenges of working internationally including topics such as legal, travel and logistics, supplier networks and budgets offering advice to the audience from their own experience.

Bespoke: how to guarantee original design for every project
13:00 - 13:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Editor
Studio
Creative Director
Kitesgrove
Natalia Miyar Atelier
Interior Designer
Henry Prideaux Interior Design
Studio Suss

Acclaimed designers will give their views on how to ensure each project is unique

Brand building through creativity
14:00 - 14:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Founder and CEO
Jeffrey Beers International
Owner
Sebastian Cox
Managing Director
The Little Greene Paint Company
Editor, Interiors Stylist and Brand Consultant .

How do top interior creatives build brands (sometimes from scratch) for themselves and others?
Exploring the essential elements of establishing and maintaining a successful interiors brand join our panel of industry insiders- International Interior Designer Jeffrey Beers , Hannah Thistlewaite Senior Buyer Heal's , Emerging Product Designer Sebastian Cox and David Mottershead MD/Founder of Little Greene Paint. Sharing insight into their influences, inspiration and vision find out how creativity keeps their brands fresh and relevant . Chaired by Interiors Stylist and Brand Consultant Emilio Pimentel-Reid.

From project to product: an interior designers take on product design
15:00 - 15:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Founder and Director
Matteo Bianchi
Head of Interior Design
Harrods Interiors
Owner
Jo Hamilton Interiors
Interior Designer
Katharine Pooley
Owner
Tollgard Design Group

A discussion about the growing trend of interior designers that are diversifying into product design

Click bait: how social media is changing the way designers work
16:00 - 16:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Founder
Waldo Works
Editor
Studio
Interior Designer

Social media has impacted all our lives and design practices are no exception. Clients are increasingly aware of the power of social media and this has changed the dynamic between them and the designers they work with. Whether it is private clients getting more involved in sourcing and design decisions, or commercial clients who want their projects to maximise their potential on social media channels - designers must factor in these influences in their day-to-day work. We talk to three leading designers about maximising the benefits and minimising the disruptive impact that social media is increasingly bringing to the workplace.

Deconstructing the brief: the importance of form, function and understanding your client's vision
11:00 - 11:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Owner
Koubou Interiors
Owner
Beata Heuman
Interior Designer
Henry Prideaux Interior Design
Managing Director
N.E.J. Stevenson

In this discussion, chaired by BIID President Gilly Craft, panellists will discuss the essential job of establishing and truly understanding a client brief. They will explore the importance of establishing exactly what the client requires at the earliest stage in the design process and interrogating the brief so that expectations match the results of the finished project.

How to use influencer marketing to grown your interiors business
12:00 - 12:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Co-Founder
be.more.HIVE
Co-Founder
be.more.HIVE

Jess and Kate will give an overview of how to start working with influencers and successfully engage their audience with your business

Tricia Guild - a life in design
13:00 - 13:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Owner
Designers Guild
Executive Editor
Elle Decoration

Tricia Guild, O.B.E., will talk candidly to Elle Decoration's Executive Editor, Ben Spriggs, about Designers Guild, her love of colour and pattern as well as her work for the charity, Maggie's.

How to create a house that will last forever
14:00 - 14:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Interiors Editor
Country Life

Country Life's interiors editor, Giles Kime, will talk with representatives of leading specialists in country house projects including Artichoke, Armstrong Water Monopoly, Weldon, Yiangou, Linley and Artorius Faber and will discuss how they are creating buildings and interiors for the next generation.

Colour in design
15:00 - 15:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Owner
Ptolemy Mann
Turner Pocock
Co-Founder
Salvesen Graham
Editorial Director
Homes & Gardens

Colour is at the heart of soulful design – and knowing how and when to use is the secret to creating a successful scheme. Editorial director Sarah Spiteri joins contemporary textile artist Ptolemy Mann and interior designers Nicole Salvesen and Emma Pocock to throw the spotlight onto the world of colour, sharing their wealth of experience to offer both inspiration and insight. You will learn how to incorporate both strong and neutral hues into a space, where to look for style ideas and when to be playful to create an original and individual interior.

How will we live in the home of the future?
11:00 - 11:45
Panel discussion
The Cambridge Home & Garden Show
Editor
Houzz UK
Houzz Denmark

A lively conversation between architects and interior designers about how we could design our homes to suit our changing lifestyles. During this talk led by Houzz, the world's leading platform for home renovation and design, we will explore materials, technology, wellness and more, as we predict how our homes might look in the future.

So you're a brilliant designer…but do you have the skills to launch and grow your own design business
12:00 - 12:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Founder
Bergman and Mar
Founder
Coral and Hive
Founder
Fentiman Design
Founder
Studio Hooton
Founder
Camberyard

Following last year’s sell-out session (there wasn’t even standing room!), Camberyard’s Polly Williams is bringing together a different group of Camberyard Collective members to discuss the practical, day-to-day realities of running your own design business.

As The Designers’ Advisor at the multi-award winning Camberyard, Polly specialises in offering mentoring and business development advice to interior design professionals. She also brings these brands and designers together through her thriving Camberyard Collective, running a regular series of events. With 12 years’ experience advising an interior design studio in London and several years at Camberyard’s helm, Polly is a champion networker and knows how to launch a company and make it a success.

Be inspired as she and her panel from the Camberyard Collective discuss key business and marketing strategies for establishing and running your own interiors business. The panel, comprised of three interior designers and a brand, will discuss how to develop your USP, market your business in an ever-changing industry and find your target clients via creative collaborations and social media. If you’re passionate about interior design and launching and growing a successful business, don’t miss this valuable – and lively – talk.

Colour & Material trends for Autumn Winter 2019/20
13:00 - 13:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Colour & Trend Consultant Manager
Colourhive

Colour Hive Limited, the colour experts behind MIX Magazine, present an inspirational seminar profiling four key colour stories for Autumn Winter 2019/20, Wild, Story, Solace, and Vibe, . Based on this forecast, Hannah Malein will explore how these trends will inform our choices, inspire design concepts and influence material and surface applications for the decorative market.

Lighting in Interiors
14:00 - 14:45 Seminar Theatre
Session
Owner
Christopher Jenner
Skinflint
Owner
Nulty Lighting

How lighting can complement any interior and advice on how best to use it