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Aspiring to Inspire - The best of the best take to the house Inspiration Stage



Visit house 2017 this weekend to help you in your mission to make your house beautiful and chic - don’t miss out!

House 2017, Ireland’s new high end interiors event will be taking place this weekend in Dublin’s RDS from 26th-28th May and it promises to be an unmissable celebration of interior design and a definitive showcase of world-class interiors with what’s best and what’s next in design.

Top architects and interior designers will take part in a series of talks on the house 2017 Inspiration Stage, offering smart design advice and savvy makeover tips. Creative innovators confirmed to take part include: Jo Hamilton, one of the UK’s leading interior designers, Dermot Bannon, the leading voice in Irish architectural design, Roisin Lafferty, founder and managing director of Kingston Lafferty Design and Denise O’Connor of Optimise Design. A Q&A session will take place after each talk where visitors can discuss their design queries.

It’s a packed schedule over the weekend so to help you get the most out of your time at house 2017, check out who’s talking when and what they are talking about!


Inspiration Stage Schedule

At 11.30am on Saturday 27th, Jo Hamilton will kick off proceedings with her talk on ‘Creating beautiful interiors – insider tips and tricks on colour, lighting and layout.’ 12.30pm will see Denise O’Connor on Home Truths and at 1pm Roisin Lafferty will follow with her discussion on ‘how to design your own happiness at home.’

Don’t miss Dermot Bannon at 2pm discussing ‘The Fundamentals of Architecture'. But If you can’t attend the 2pm slot, you can catch Dermot again at 4pm! And Jo Hamilton will be on stage again at 3pm delivering her talk on ‘how to design your interior’ when she will put together a sample board live on stage with the help of the house 2017 audience.

On Sunday 28th, proceedings will start at 11.30am with Dermot Bannon, followed by Jo Hamilton on beautiful interiors at 12.30pm, Dermot again at 1.30pm and lastly Jo with her sample board at 3.30pm. Also on Sunday, Sinead Ryan will give a talk on personal finance for interiors at 2.30pm

Over 150 market leading creative visionaries and design experts will share their inspiration and expertise. The calibre of exhibitor is second to none and will range from interior designers, furniture makers and suppliers, kitchen fit-out specialists, bathroom specialists, lighting experts, flooring providers, fabric suppliers, window providers, paint and wallpaper suppliers to home extension specialists and home accessory suppliers. Exhibitors will include: O’Hagan Design, Annie Sloan Paints, houseology, Waterford Stanley, Michael Farrell Kitchens, The Victorian Kitchen Company, Zelouf & Bell, Waterford Stanley, The Hardwood Flooring Company, House of Fabric and interior designers including Hamilton Interiors, Ebony Rose Interiors, Kee Interiors, Egan Interiors, Level Design, Daylemonn Designs and Phoenix Interior Design to name but a few.

We recommend you get to the stage early for all our speakers as it will be busy!

2 for 1 ticket offer for house 2017 has been extended to 9pm today. Enter promo code “2for1” on checkout. Tickets are €12 and on sale here. Don’t miss out!

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