Experts Theatre Schedule

The Experts Theatre is the perfect hub to gather invaluable insight and inspiration from leading industry professionals.

These thought-provoking talks will cover a variety of topics including interiors, gardens, art, ceramics, notable artists and collections, and much more. 

Experts Theatre 2019

Sun 23 Jun 11:30 to 12:15

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Speakers:

Hatta Byng
Editor, House & Garden
Maria Speake
Founder, Retrouvius
Adam Hills
Founder, Retrouvius

Presentation title

Reclaiming the past; designing for today

House & Garden Editor, Hatta Byng speaks to Adam Hills and Maria Speake, founders of the architectural salvage and design company, Retrouvius, about how the stories behind salvaged finds, the imaginative re-use of them, and a commitment to craftsmanship can create inspiring and unique interiors for modern living. 

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Sun 23 Jun 12:00 to 12:45

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Speakers:

Vanessa Curry
Fine Art Source

Presentation title

Collecting Art & Antiques: the essentials guide

From provenance to price, transportation to tax, this talk will build attendee’s knowledge on the essential skills that contribute to buying art and antiques well.  We will also think about how to navigate negotiation conversations and think about the what happens when you get your treasure home - from installation to maintenance.  The talk will be 45 minutes plus questions.   

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Sun 23 Jun 13:30 to 14:15

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Speakers:

Rebecca Weir
Creative Director and Founder of Light IQ

Presentation title

Illuminate your way to a happier home

Man flies to space, astronauts benefit from circadian lighting - what will your home and new lighting technologies do for you? Our environments affect us on every level – physically, emotionally, and cognitively. Rebecca Weir, Creative Director of light.iQ will outline the key lighting design considerations and technologies to be considered when designing a happier, healthier home.

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