A Day of Design

November 10, 2014

By Lynda Simonton

New England Home and the Wakefield Design Center will be hosting a Day of Design for area interior designers on Thursday, November 13 at the Stamford, Connecticut showroom. The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. and wrap-up with a reception at 5:45 p.m.

Here are just a few highlights from the event:

Barry Dixon will be taking attendees around the globe as he shares his far-flung design inspiration with his presentation The Mix: Blending the History of Eastern & Western Aesthetics into All-American Design for the 21st Century. He will also be available to sign his new book Barry Dixon Inspirations. 

barry dixon

barry dixon

Do men and women approach design differently?  What is masculine and feminine interior design? Sam Allen, Antonino Buzzetta, and Eddie Lee will join moderator Stacey Bewkes for a discussion on the male designers point of view.

wakefield guys on design

New England Home’s editor-in-chief Kyle Hoepner will join designer and author Trudy Dujardin for a Q & A. Dujardin is a pioneer in sustainable and healthy design and she will be sharing her thoughts and insights into designing beautiful homes in an environmentally-friendly way. She will sign copies of her book Comfort Zone: Creating an Eco-Elegant Interior at a wine reception following the discussion.

trudy dujardin

Karin Lidbeck Brent and Stacy Kunstel will be on hand from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to review projects for consideration in upcoming issues. Bring your portfolio and snap shots to share with Karin and Stacy.