Seminar Programme Announced


Decorex Seminar Speakers
Guy Goodfellow, Emma Burns, Charu Gandi, Henry Prideaux, Nicola Harding and Maria Speake


Decorex International, the show of choice for the high-end interior design trade, returns this October, for an exciting new chapter at Olympia London. For 2019, the show will bring together its most exciting and inspiring seminar programme to date. Leading interior designers, editors and businesspeople will share their expertise and give insights into topical issues of the moment.   
Exploring topics from sustainability to launching a new business, Decorex has announced an unmissable line-up of influencers taking to the stage from 6 to 9 October. 
Highlights include a discussion between architect John Allsopp, Sophie Elborne of Kitesgrove, Laura Normanton from House & Garden magazine and Farrow & Ball’s Joa Studholme on how to design a home that encourages a sense of wellbeing away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Interior designer Jo Berryman will join Pipa McCormac and Bunny Turner of Turner Pocock to explore how to use colour to create a home that promotes happiness.  
Jonathan Dinnewell of Smallwood Architects, Daniel Hopwood, Country Life’s Giles Kime and Emma Sims Hilditch will consider how interior designers can add value in the 21st century, while interior designers Emma Burns of Colefax & Fowler will join Guy Goodfellow to exchange anecdotes from their time at the forefront of the industry.  Discussing whether sustainability and luxury can coexist will be interior designers Charu Gandhi of Elicyon, Henry Prideaux, Nicola Harding of Harding & Read and Retrouvius’ Maria Speake. Also taking on the subject of sustainability will be Simon Blackley of Ian Mankin, Sebastian Cox, Victoria Meale and Kerryn Harper-Cuss from The English Home, who will be offering insights into the evolving opportunities, innovations and responsibilities of designers. 

Decorex Seminar Speakers
Henrietta Holroyd , Lizzie Tovey, Polly Williams, Laura Keith, Sarah Bullen-Webb, Kia Stanford, Reisa Elden and Steffan Tollgard


Residential and commercial interior designers Henrietta Holroyd, Lizzie Tovey of Studio Houghton, Polly Williams from Camberyard, Laura Keith of Nine Yard Club and Sarah Bullen-Webb of interiors brand Iluka London will impart know how on how to launch and market a business within the design industry. Houzz UK’s Reisa Elden, Amit Malhotra of Aflux Design, Kia Stanford from Kia Design and Staffan Tollgard will offer advice on how to scale your business and set goals for 2020. 

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