International Seminar Series returns with its biggest lineup to date

January 9, 2014

Australia’s premier interiors event, Decoration + Design and the co-located Flooring & Finishes with ATFA will return to Sydney on 5-7 February this year in a new location: the Royal Hall of Industries and Hordern Pavilion, Moore Park.

(inside) Interior Design Review magazine is the media partner for Decoration + Design, which showcases the latest interior products available from industry leaders. Flooring & Finishes, held in conjunction with the Australian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA), exhibits contemporary developments in flooring and surface finish disciplines, including design, texture, colour, versatility and sustainability.

Decoration + Design has developed a reputation for delivering an outstanding line up of leading design thinkers from across the globe who present inspiring and thought-provoking seminars as part of the three-day International Seminar Series. These interesting forums provide the interiors industry with some valuable insights and worthy discussion points about topics and trends affecting the industry.

The International Seminar Series returns in 2014 with its biggest ever line up, including: Chris Lee (Hong Kong), founder and Creative Director of Asylum; Nigel Coates (UK), architect, interior and product designer; Lucy Hayes (UK), trend expert and Senior Design Editor at WGSN Homebuildlife; Angela Ferguson (AUS), Managing Director of futurespace; Babette Hayes (AUS), interior designer, stylist, lecturer and author; Ian Moore (AUS) of Ian Moore Architects; James Treble (AUS), of Treble Studios and Channel Ten’s The Living Room; Scott Weston (AUS), of Scott Weston Architecture Design, and Shannon Fricke (AUS), well-respected interior designer and stylist.

Held concurrently within the Trade Fair, located in the Seminar Theatre at the Royal Hall of Industries, the Seminar Series deserves its reputation as ‘not to be missed’ for great educational and networking opportunities within the industry. Tickets are $50 inc GST and pre-booking is essential.


For those in the industry, including furniture and furnishings retailers, architects, interior decorators, designers and stylists, Decoration + Design and Flooring & Finishes 2014 are events not to be missed.

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