FlowerMagazine Editor-in-Chief, Margot Shaw moderates a panel of some of the home design industry’s most dynamic and successful talents – Christopher Spitzmiller, Suzanne Rheinstein, Tammy Connor and Bobby McAlpine – as they share the stories behind their design. Hear how they got started, what inspires them now, and tips that you can implement in your everyday life in business, including their most successful brand broadening strategies involving social media, partnerships, as well as ancillary product lines. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Flower Magazine.
Designers, bloggers and social media maestros not only have their finger on the pulse of what is hot today, they influence consumer demand tomorrow. To get a first-hand look at what designer Shayla Copas, of Shayla Copas Interiors,thinks is hot at High Point Market this fall, by spending an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Shayla will show you her favorite finds on all three floors of The Suites at Market Square!
Shayla Copas, one of the South's most highly acclaimed designers, has created unique and innovative interiors for a wide array of luxury residential and commercial clients throughout her 20+ year career. Shayla’s reputation as an approachable designer with a natural talent to assess and address her client’s needs is well established. Often referred to as the “color guru,” Shayla has a keen eye for color, texture, and balance. She has an uncanny ability to recognize very slight color variations, making her a “master” at finish selections. Shayla is currently, authoring a book for Schiffer publishing on seasonal design trends which is due out sometime in 2019. Her work has been featured regionally as well as nationally. Shayla lives with her husband Scott in Little Rock with their King Charles Cavalier Roxie. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, entertaining and golfing.
Welcome Reception for Hospitality at Market (HAM). THE LUMINARY SESSIONS Marilyn Lasecki, Senior Interior Design Manager, Luxury Brands, Global Design Americas, and Stacey Tiveron, Founder of TODL.com (now Steelyard) discuss experiences and insights Marilyn has enjoyed through her work with some truly inspiring people – on some of the most important projects – in our industry.
Following the “Inside the Actor’s Studio” concept and format, renowned fashion and home designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka will discuss a variety of designer-focused topics as well as share insights from their lives. They will have a lively one-on-one conversation with Phebe Callaway Wahl, Editor in Chief of Modern Luxury Interiors, and will take questions from the audience following the discussion, allowing spectators to engage the designers and their A-list interviewer.
International Market Centers and DesignOnHPMKT bring a strong series of original programming that will appeal to designers, buyers and retailers this fall – offering attendees a wealth of choices to connect with peers, become educated on industry trends, earn CEU credits and get insights on important issues impacting the future.