Great lineup of speakers at Melbourne’s Design Show

May 9, 2023 | Industry News

We’re very excited about heading to Design Show Australia in Melbourne. We’ll sit alongside some of the industry’s best brands and look forward to three days of design inspiration.

Thursday, 15 June 2023: 10 am – 5 pm (Trade Only)
Friday, 16 June 2023: 10 am – 5 pm (Trade Only)
Saturday, 17 June 2023: 10 am – 5 pm (Trade + Public)

As part of our partnership with Design Show Australia, we’ve lined up an impressive schedule of sessions for our dedicated K & B stage.

Check out the line-up below and register for the event to save $50.



Melbourne Design Show Speaker Felicity Bernstein

Interior Design that Matters – Designing Interiors for a Sustainable Future
Felicity Bernstein | Chief Creative Officer and Head of Project Management, Melbourne Design Studios

Felicity Bernstein is a highly experienced, multi-award-winning designer passionate about sustainable design. In her sessions, she’ll share the fundamental sustainable principles all interior designers should know and demonstrate how you can apply these concepts to your residential or commercial work.

You’ll find Felicity on stage on Thursday morning at 10.30 am and again on Saturday at 11.30 am.



Melbourne Design Show Speaker Joe CiprianoTile and Stone Trends
Joe Cipriano | General Manager, Southern Tile

As the General Manager of Southern Tile, Joe Cipriano has decades of industry experience and the most up-to-date perspective on stone and tile trends. In his sessions, Joe will take you on an international adventure, exploring global trends in hard finishes and the latest in tile technology. He’ll show you how to identify a quality product and share a range of sustainable tile options.

Joe will present at 11.30 am on Thursday and again at 10.30 am on Friday.



Melbourne Design Show Speaker Adele LockeUnlocking the Power of Light in Your Home
Adele Locke | Founder & Senior Designer, Mint Lighting Design

Adele Locke is the founder, director and designer at leading Melbourne firm, Mint Lighting Design. In her sessions, Adele will share her lighting wisdom and offer her top tips for avoiding a ceiling full of downlights. She’ll demonstrate how you can create a practical, mood-enhancing lighting layout for your clients.

Adele will be on stage at 1.30 pm on Thursday, the same time again on Friday and Saturday morning at 10.30 am.



Melbourne Design Show Speaker Aaron MeyerUsing Well-Constructed 3D Renders for Communication and Cost Efficiency
Aaron Meyer | National Business Development Manager, Pytha Partners

3D render specialist, Aaron Meyer, will share the most often made mistakes he sees in computer-generated 3Ds during his presentations. He’ll step you through the various ways to create renders that will save you time and money.

You’ll find Aaron on the stage at 2.30 pm on Thursday and the same time again on Friday.



Melbourne Design Show Speaker David Cullen & Kim SmithCaesarstone and Silica: Health & Safety Report
David Cullen and Kim Smith | Caesarstone

As the National EHS Manager at Caesarstone Australia, Kim Smith has a wealth of knowledge about the risks associated with silica and an in-depth understanding of the Government regulations designed to manage these risks. In this session, both Kim and David Cullen (Caesarstone Managing Director) will set you straight about the rules and requirements in place and answer any questions you may have about silica, silicosis and the future of engineered stone in Australia.

Kim and David will be presenting at 11.30 am on Friday, 16 June.



Melbourne Design Show Speaker Joanne CaughtryCreating Healthy Spaces in Your Home with Biophilic Design
Joanne Caughtry
Biophillic Design Consultant & Holistic Interior Designer | Sea of Ideas Design

Biophilic Design is the practice of connecting people to nature through their living and working environments. In this session, Biophilic and Holistic Interior Designer, Jo Caughtry, will share how you can enhance your mental, emotional and physical well-being with some thoughtful considerations in your new build or renovation.

You’ll see Jo on stage at 1.30 pm on Saturday, 17 June.



And, of course, we’d love to see you on our stand, so make sure you pop on over to Stand A45 when you visit the show.

Don’t forget to register to save $50.



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