ICFF would like to thank Anne Kyyro Quinn for
sponsoring and designing the installation of the ICFF Talks stage this year.

Sunday, May 19, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    BRITTO CHARETTE principals Jay Britto and David Charette have assembled an extraordinarily talented panel of their peers to discuss how collaborations have been key to building and growing their brands.  OVERVIEW: Looking for ways to make meaningful connections with peers in the industry - connections that can help you grow your business and... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Moderator
    Arianne Nardo
    Speaker
    David Charette
    Principal
    BRITTO CHARETTE
    Speaker
    Eric Chang
    Principal
    Hellman-Chang
    Speaker
    Jay Britto
    Principal
    BRITTO CHARETTE
    Speaker
    John Lyle
    Interior Designer
    Lyle Unlimited
    Speaker
    Kyle Bunting
    Kyle Bunting
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      Sunday, May 19, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

        While many things in the office have changed, some pieces have stood the test of time. Niels Diffrient, the legendary designer behind Humanscale’s iconic Freedom Chair, believed that solving a functional problem simply and efficiently results in a beautiful and lasting form – not the other way around. To mark the... ...read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Speaker
        Bob King
        CEO & Founder
        Humanscale
        Moderator
        Julie Lasky
        Design Writer and Editor
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          Sunday, May 19, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

            The growing demand for high-style and high-function outdoor living spaces presents an opportunity for a new revenue stream for designers and architects alike. This panel will offer expert tips and insights on both the design and business of creating outdoor spaces that are the ultimate amenity of the home. Panelists... ...read more...
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            Daniel Germani
            Founder + Creative Director
            Daniel Germani Designs
            Speaker
            Kerry Kellie
            Founder + Interior Designer
            Kerrie Kelly Design Lab
            Speaker
            Stephanie Sarkies
            INTERIOR DESIGNER
            PEMBROOKE & IVES
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              Monday, May 20, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                We are living in a time of great change, where the natural and digital worlds have collided and humanity is facing uncertainty and turmoil. We have advances in technology and yet we also fall short of sustaining a healthy planet and population. This talk looks to explore new materials for... ...read more...
                Speaker(s)
                Speaker
                Royce Epstein
                A&D Design Director
                Mohawk Group
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                  Monday, May 20, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

                    The term “modern” has become an elusively interpreted descriptor- but what does it really mean? Join celebrity interior designer, Cheryl Eisen, Founder & President of Interior Marketing Group and a panel of design experts as they debate what “modern” truly means in 2019. The panel will discuss: What was “modern” design... ...read more...
                    Speaker(s)
                    Speaker
                    Cheryl Eisen
                    Founder & CEO
                    Interior Marketing Group, Inc.
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                      Tuesday, May 21, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                        What is considered “timeless design” in today’s modern-day world? Are there features of the home people lean towards for a more classic and timeless look versus trendy and design-forward? When people look to purchase and/or furnish a new house, they look for familiar components that transform a house into a... ...read more...
                        Speaker(s)
                        Assessor
                        Adam Meshberg
                        Founder and Principal of Meshberg Group
                        MESHBERG GROUP
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                          Tuesday, May 21, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                            Presented by Contract Magazine, Pin Up Magazine, Interiors from Spain Errata is an exhibition hosted at Mast Books, celebrating an assemblage of works that question the physical condition of both books and design objects. It will bring together new work from various Spanish designers, ranging in material and typology. This talk will... ...read more...
                            Speaker(s)
                            Speaker
                            Andres Izqierdo
                            Designer
                            Speaker
                            Miguel Leiro
                            Designer
                            Moderator
                            Natalia Torija
                            PIN–UP
                            Speaker
                            Nelson Harst
                            Antifurniture
                            Assessor
                            Pablo Alabau
                            Designer
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                              Wednesday, May 22, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                                54% of the 7.6 billion humans on earth live in cities; by 2050, that number is expected to rise  to 66% of a forecasted world population of 9.6 billion. The strain is being felt around the globe, according to the United Nation‚Äôs World Urbanization Prospects 2014 report. In North America, about... ...read more...
                                Speaker(s)
                                Speaker
                                Yorgo Lykouria
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                                  Wednesday, May 22, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                  Wednesday, May 22, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                                    What are the specific environmental concerns, and how do they vary by region? What are the most pressing concerns of the audience’s clients? - What are possible shock situations that could happen in the context of your design? - How have shock and stressor situations affected your current designs, and... ...read more...
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Speaker
                                    BRENT CAPRON
                                    PERKINS+WILL
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