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                                  The  NEW EDGE  Of  Possibilities


nolen-niu-200-dpiKeynote Presentation:

“Designing Your Own Future”

Nolen Niu is an internationally recognized and award winning American industrial designer, designing and manufacturing his own furniture, one the few American furniture designers with the ability to competitively design as well as manufacture all his products in America.




      “First Look-Summer 2018” JSmith-Vincenti

Julie Smith Vincenti is Editorial Director and Creative Director of Nine Muses Media, LLC, a Chicago-based media firm that specializes in home furnishings product reporting and trend forecasting.


Lunch (included)


Afternoon Program: 

“From Creation to Consumer: Everything You Should Know”


Nick May, Panel Moderator, is host of the #1 interior design podcast, The Chaise Lounge, His podcast is downloaded in 100 different countries. http://thechaiseloungepodcast.com .  

Kelli Ellis, Kelli Ellis Interiors, is an internationally recognized designer, artist, licensee, speaker. She has a new furniture collection with Sunpan, and a linen collection with Instalinen. http://kelliellis.com

 Julia Buckingham, Buckingham Interiors + Designs Limited, specializes in luxury interiors weaving a tapestry of antiques, modern and artifact. She has an extensive collection with Global Views and a new book "Modernique, Inspiring Interiors-Mixing Modern and Vintage Style".http://www.buckinghamid.com

Katherine Kalen, Marketing Director for Sunpan, a global company specializing in the design and manufacturing of transitional and contemporary furnishings.

Joshua Rose and Rafael Kalichstein are designers with Form Design Studio.  They have designed hospitality, commercial and residential projects worldwide and have also developed product lines, including new works with Leftbank Art, introduced in April.

Angela Pickens, is a branding consultant who was key in building the Tommy Bahama Home Retail to the power brand.it is today.  She and her partner, Mike Ragan, recently started their own company, develop Innovative Brands Partnerships, an innovative brand management company.

          Summit culminates with a Q and A forum with the panelists where you will have the opportunity  to pose the points and questions that matter most to you.

IDCEC-CEU-Approved-Course for 3.5 CEU's

Registration price for IFDA members $59 and non-members $99

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