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CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN: Hosted by HOUSE & GARDEN
September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pmFree
Guest speakers: Interior designer Michael S. Smith and Hatta Byng, editor, House & Garden
Celebrated for his ability to mix classic European classicism and American modernism, US designer Michael S Smith is one of the most respected talents of his generation and used to working with high profile clients. In this rare session he discusses a life-changing commission he received from President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to bring a new design spirit to the White House. Get behind the scenes and find out how within the context of the building’s storied past, the design collaboration reflected the progressive, youthful vision of the First Family.
For details about Michael’s new book ‘Designing History: The Extraordinary Art and Style of the Obama White House’ (Rizzoli), please visit: www.pottertonbooks.co.uk