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FREE* • No Reservations are Necessary
All seminars will be held in Suite 390


Thursday, February 14

11 – 11:45 a.m.
10 ILLUMINATING IDEAS: LIGHTING ADVICE AND TIPS FROM THE EXPERT!
Sharon Gilkey ASID Interior Designer Sharon Gilkey shares how you can layer and mix sources of light that include ambient, task, accent and decorative. Learn what light bulbs are best and where to use dimmers.
Sharon Gilkey
1 – 2 p.m.
THE LIFE OF THE HOUSE: HOW ROOMS EVOLVE
Keynote Speaker Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill Keynote speaker for the Home Design Show, Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill, will reveal life behind the scenes in some of the most beautiful homes in the UK and US from the past 300 years. An afternoon tea and book-signing reception will follow her presentation where she will personally sign her new book “The Life of the House: How Rooms Evolve,” which will be available for sale. *Advance registration is required and the cost is $15 per person and includes the Presentation, Afternoon Tea and Book-signing Reception
in Henredon Interior Design Showroom, Suite 291.

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Keynote Speaker Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill

 

Friday, February 15

10 – 10:45 a.m.
NEW SHOWROOMS & COLLECTIONS – NOW!
Lynne Groth, Marketing Director Be the first to see the latest collections and newest showrooms at Miromar Design Center. Witness how fashion design translates to interior design in the Curator Collection from Calvin Klein Home. Be inspired by the Italian chic designs from MissoniHome, witness the bold, dynamic French look of Ligne Roset, be “wowed” by our newest UK showroom from across the pond – Andrew Martin and many more. All guests will receive savings certificates from the new showrooms and collections. Hear From Miromar Design Center’s New Showroom Managers with Moderator, Marketing Director Lynne Groth.
Lynne Groth, Marketing Director
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
SWEET DREAMS: DESIGN TIPS FOR CREATING A ROMANTIC BEDROOM RETREAT

Creasha Weglarz Discover how you can fall in love with your bedroom all over again with design tips from ASID Interior Designer Creasha Weglarz. From lighting to linens, to art and accessories, wall, window and floor coverings to furniture and electronics –gain design inspirations for creating a romantic retreat.
Creasha Weglarz
Noon – 12:45 p.m.
SIMPLIFY BY DESIGN: MAKE YOUR LIFE AT HOME MORE FUNCTIONAL, ORGANIZED AND ENJOYABLE
Karen L. Benson Join ASID Interior Designer Karen Benson and discover four easy steps that will inspire you to declutter and find a place for everything. The true benefit of organized living is your and your family’s peace of mind – so come learn how to simplify by design!
Karen L. Benson
1 – 1:45 p.m.
FIVE DESIGN TRENDS THAT YOU CAN INCORPORATE NOW!
Lisa Kahn-Allen Get expert advice from ASID Interior Designer Lisa Kahn-Allen of the Kahn Design Group who recently designed a new collection for Chelsea House. Discover how you can integrate the latest trends in home design – simply and affordably. Lisa will share insights about upcoming trends and plans for her new Spring collection.
Lisa Kahn-Allen
2 – 2:45 p.m.
2013 KITCHEN & BATH TRENDS
Cathy Robbins Tony Mammoliti Whether you are remodeling or building new…this dynamic duo will guide you from inspiration to installation. Discover what is new in tiles, cabinets, backsplashes and countertops with expert advice from Ann Sacks Manager, Cathy Robbins and Poggenpohl Owner, Tony Mammoliti.
Cathy Robbins Tony Mammoliti
3 – 3:45 p.m.
COLOR & DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2013
Steve Matable Is blue the new green? Are patterns making a comeback? ASID Interior Designer Steve Matable, will forecast color and design trends for everything from flooring to furniture.
Steve Matable
4 – 4:45 p.m.
TALKING TOILE
Balen Moreno Belen Moreno of Le Cote Francais Maison soft furnishings invites you to explore the origins and evolution of the ever-fashionable fabrics – often called Toiles de Jouy. Introduced in France in the 18th century to adorn the Versailles palace interiors and even dress the court, for the past two centuries, famous artists and designers have interpreted this French pattern style in a variety of innovative ways.
Balen Moreno

 

Saturday, February 16

9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
MAKE A PERSONAL CONNECTION WITH YOUR DESIGNER
Balen Moreno Bo Waddell from Bo Unlimited will alleviate any anxiety about working with a designer. Learn what questions to ask when considering hiring a designer and how to build a personal relationship that will ultimately lead to a successful outcome.
Bo Waddell
10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
STAY PUT! DESIGN TIPS TO STAY IN YOUR HOME AS LONG AS YOU CHOOSE
Janet Connolly Baby boomer homes will have more multi-generation use than ever before. Janet Connolly, ASID interior designer and owner of Janet Connolly Associates Inc. will introduce you to aesthetically appealing – as well as practical – products you can use to modify your home to suit all generations.
Janet Connolly
11:30 a.m. -12:15 p.m.
PARIS MARKET SHOPPING: OUR SECRETS
Kevin Steffanni Bethany O’Neil Marine Roy Just back from the Paris marchės aux puces (flea market), join this panel of shopping experts as they share their experience. SEE: fabulous finds. HEAR: trade secrets. It’s almost as good as being there!
Kevin Steffanni Bethany O’Neil Marine Roy
12:30 – 1:15 p.m
DREAM HOUSES: HISTORIC BEACH HOMES & COTTAGES OF NAPLES
Joie Wilson Penny Taylor See Naples’ charming cottages, many of which have been historically preserved, through the eyes of interior designer Joie Wilson and photographer Penny Taylor. Wilson tells their story through anecdotes, historical research and the perspective of current owners, while Taylor provides wonderful photography that captures the interior and exterior charm of these unique homes. Following their presentation, you are invited to a reception where Taylor and Wilson will personally sign “Dream Houses: Historic Beach Homes & Cottages of Naples,” which will be available for purchase.
Joie Wilson Penny Taylor