All Lectures will take place at A&DC Lecture Room on the Mezzanine Level of Market Square, during the April, High Point Market. www.highpointmarket.org
10AM Saturday April 21st
PINTEREST & OLIOBOARD: FROM INSPIRATION TO INCOME
Start your High Point Market week with Leslie Carothers, CEO and founder of The Kaleidoscope Partnership, www.tkpartnership.com, a global social media agency providing strategy, execution, blogger relations and measurement services to furniture, interior design, lifestyle and media brands; as she collaborates with Jennifer Mehditash, Interior Designer/Owner Mehditash Design, www.mehditashdesign.com and blogger at www.dec-a-porter.blogspot.com. These two industry experts will speak about the value of Pinterest.com and Olioboard.com for working designers and the manufacturers who work with them. These tools offer a way for manufacturers to present their products to designers and for designers to present projects to clients in a creative, informative way. Learn how to transform your online inspirations into income.
2pm Saturday April 21st
CONNECTING THE DOTS: DESIGN TREND FORECAST 2012 IN CONTEXT
Have you ever wondered how trend experts predict what style is going to be the next big thing? Bill Indursky, co-founder of VandM.com, one of the largest vintage, antique, and design websites on the net today will offer a brief recap of his popular design trend forecast 2012 for the home decor and antiques industry as well as explain the larger context that shaped his forecast. See exactly why and what affects the trends and how to start predicting them yourself with a 5 year contextual review.
10am Sunday April 22nd
CUTTING EDGE GARDEN DESIGN FROM SUSTAINABLE TO AVANT GARDE
|John (Jack) deLashmet|
While Garden editor of Hamptons magazine, noted landscape architect, John (Jack) deLashmet’s irreverent column “Diary of a Mad Gardener” is the basis of his sought-after national lecture series. His recent book, Hamptons Gardens, is an invitation into the private world that lies behind privet hedges and wrought iron gates in one of the world’s exclusive enclaves. deLashmet’s presentation reveals the Hamptons’ most beautiful gardens, from the sustainable to the over-the-top and avant-garde. Jack explores today’s most important cultivation trends, nationally and abroad. His work has been seen in Town & Country, Elle Décor, House & Garden, Architectural Digest, Hamptons Cottages & Gardens among others. He will be signing his new book Hamptons Gardens following his lecture. www.delashmet.com
2pm Sunday April 22nd
THE FUTURE OF SHELTER MAGAZINES: AN EDITOR-IN-CHIEF’S LIFE TIME OF EXPERIENCE IN THE INDUSTRY
|Barbara L. Dixon|
As founding Editor-In-Chief of Elle Décor Magazine, Managing Editor of Architectural Digest and with her work in related media, Barbara L. Dixon, current Consulting Editorial Director of VandM.com’s online magazine DESIGNinTELL, shares a life time of experience in the shelter publication industry. Dixon will recap anecdotes and lessons learned in her many years at the helm of some of the most prestigious home design magazines, as well as make some bold predictions as to where she sees the future of the magazine industry.
3:30pm Sunday April 22nd
ANTIQUE FURNITURE – WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU BUY
David Lindquist, of Whitehall Antiques www.whitehallantiques.com has been a full time antiques dealer, appraiser and authenticator since 1974. He will speak on how to educate your eye and guide your clients to acquire legitimate antiques. This is an exciting talk that will truly put you in an advantageous position when you shop with your clients--They will gain confidence in your guidance when you not only share style points with them but also value and authenticity points. Attendees will receive Continuing Education Credit from ASID and ISID as well as from ASA and ISA.
5pm-7pm Sunday April 22nd
ANTIQUES APPRAISALS BY KEN FARMER, "ANTIQUES ROADSHOW" APPRAISER
5pm-7pm Sunday April 22nd
FREE ANTIQUES APPRAISALS PERFORMED BY KEN FARMER, PRINCIPAL, KEN FARMER AUCTIONS & APPRAISALS AND “ANTIQUES ROADSHOW” APPRAISER. Appraisals performed on a first come, first served basis. (Hurry! This event will reach capacity quickly).