THE NEW YORK TIMES SEMINAR SERIES
Check back in early 2014 for the remarkable list of talent that will be on stage.
See below for the 2013 line up of seminars and speakers:
Get design ideas from leading industry professionals and
gain insight on a variety of topics with these complimentary seminars.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013
• THE MUST-HAVE HOME ACCESSORY: ART
Featuring Pilar ViIadas, Design Editor of T: The New York Times magazine, hosting a conversation about working with clients and their art. The panel consists of designer Ray Booth, gallerist Adam Lindemann, and Hugues Magen, owner of Magen H Gallery.
• THE WAY DESIGNERS LIVE NOW
Join Wendy Moonan from The New York Times for a conversation about what designers do for themselves in their own homes from small, chic city apartments to expansive homes in the Hamptons-without the restrictions placed on them by clients' taste and needs. A panel of designers including Laura Bohn, and Marshall Watson discusses their own process.their own passions. and share intimate stories of the trials and tribulations of hiring yourself as your own designer.
• ARCHITECTURE NOW: THE NEW BUILD
A panel of established and up-and-coming architects take you on a guided tour from one end of the globe to the other, where sustainability has become both chic and indispensable. They also explore the intersection of architecture and interior design
with a focus on new green construction solutions and renewable/sustainable materials.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2013
• SMALL-SPACE LIVING: DON'T THINK SMALL
Hear suggestions for creating dynamic style in a smallspace, featuring designers Dale Cohen, Barbara Horowitz and Cynthia Byrnes of art + interiors.net . Fooling the eye can be a powerful element in good design. Find out the tricks and tips needed to turn a skinny parlor, narrow bedroom, or tiny kitchen into the cozy space you've been dreaming about. Learn from the pros how to maximize space without sacrificing style.
• KITCHENS & BATHS: EXPLORE DESIGN
Featuring designers: Ronald Bricke, Charles Pavarini, and Joe Nahem.
Traditional or modern, large or small, explore what is really essential. A new kitchen or bathroom is a major investment. Following a few design rules and guidelines will almost guarantee two of the most important rooms in the home will be both functional and safe. In short, invest in a good design.
• COLOR & TEXTURE: HOW TO LIVE AND BUILD WITH IT
Color and texture are inherent to materiality and can also be applied as architectural surface or finish. Both make significant contributions toward achieving design goals. Listen as Brett Beldock, Kati Curtis, and Robert Passal show you how to reveal your personality and style through the use of color and texture.
SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2013
• THE NEW CONTEMPORARY HOME
Contemporary architecture refers to today's diverse building types. The style often includes sustainable materials,natural light, and open floor plans. Join Alexander Gorlin and suzanne Slesin to hear about the exciting new features and common problems to avoid with new contemporary-style homes.
• THE CHANGING DESIGNER-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP
Find out about the new services today·s design professionals are offering their clients. Gone are the days when designers mostly provided their clients with the basics: wall.floor. and window treatments. furniture selection.and fancy kitchens and baths. Today's design pros come armed with skills in all disciplines. Join Brendan Kwinter-Schwartz, Glenn Gissler. and Lynne Scalo to see how the changing economy, increasing consumer design sophistication, and the advent of online resources are profoundly affecting the working relationships between interior designers and their clients.
• INVITING KITCHENS
The best kitchens have a soul or a spirit that's inviting, personal, and warm. What are the real ingredients for a beautiful and functional kitchen? Let Dale Cohen help you to discover the trends in appliances, cabinets, countertops, and much more that bring you an entirely new level of performance and enjoyment.
All seminars are held in the Jenn-Air Master Class Studio on the show floor. Programs are complimentary, but seating is limited. Programs and speakers are subject to change.