BIID HONORARY FELLOWSHIPS 2016 REVEALED

We are delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s Honorary Fellowships: Alain de Botton, Catherine Croft, Rosy Greenlees, Orla Kiely and Karim Rashid. The BIID will present each Honorary Fellowship at the BIID Conference, entitled Interior Identities, on Thursday 16th June 2016 at the Royal Geographical Society in London. The BIID Honorary Fellowships recognise […]

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Reverence v Reinvention on LinkedIn

We’re very excited about this year’s debate, Reverence vs Reinvention that will be closing the conference, with Graeme Brooker, Catherine Croft and James Dilley. The panel will debate these and other provocative issues including: – Should society place greater demands on interior designers as guardians of the buildings (even unlisted ones) they work on? – […]

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New Speaker: Orla Kiely

The British Institute of Interior Design is delighted that iconic designer Orla Kiely will be speaking at this year’s conference. Orla qualified as a textile designer at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, and began her career working as a wallpaper and fabric designer in New York. The pre-digital climate of the […]

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New Speaker: Rosy Greenlees, Crafts Council

We are very excited to announce that Rosy Greenlees will be joining us at the conference this year. Rosy  is Executive Director of the Crafts Council, the national agency committed to ensuring that craft not only flourishes in a changing world but helps reshape it. From the classroom, to the heart of studios and thought-provoking […]

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Laura Glithero, Gilling Dod Architects

We are delighted to announce that the BIID is partnering with the Design In Mental Health Network (DiMHN) on a talk at the BIID Conference 2016. Laura Glithero, Senior Interior Designer at Gilling Dod Architects will be giving a talk entitled, ‘Mental Health Matters: Designing With The Mind In Mind’. The growing demands being placed upon […]

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Catherine Croft, James Dilley and Graeme Brooker

The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) has announced news of its panel discussion at this year’s BIID conference at the Royal Geographical Society. Taking to the stage on Thursday 16th June 2016 will be Graeme Brooker, Catherine Croft and James Dilley for a much anticipated panel discussion – The Interior Designer’s Dilemma: Reverence Vs […]

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Speaker spotlight: Mark Robinson

The theme of this year’s British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) Conference is ‘Interior Identities’ and director of Living Architecture Mark Robinson will be giving a talk called ‘Wonder and Delight: The Interiors of Living Architecture‘. Established in 2007 by Alain de Botton, Living Architecture is a not-for-profit organisation whose aim is to revolutionise architecture and […]

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Speaker spotlight: Hakan Ozkasikci

  The theme of this year’s British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) Conference is ‘Interior Identities’ and architect and designer Hakan Ozkasikci will be giving a talk exploring identity and hospitality design, titled ‘A Sense of Place – Cultural Identity and Hospitality Design’. Hospitality design involves designing for a complex and fascinating mix of identities. […]

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Speaker spotlight: Charles Leon

The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) 2016 conference will see leading interior designer and international speaker Charles Leon give the opening talk of the conference. Charles’s talk is ‘Brand It Like Beckham: The Nature of Identity’. Charles says: ‘We shape our modern identities by the choices we make.  Brands like David Beckham invade every part of our […]

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