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WOW!TALKS

Design Club, Third Floor, South Dome

A series of exclusive talks curated to inspire and inform.

WOW!talks offer exclusive access to global A-listers; discover more about their WOW!rooms and dive into their highly creative approach.

WOW!HOUSE TOURS

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Design Avenue

Monday – Friday,11.30am and 3pm, Saturday,12pm

A fascinating journey through the WOW!house to get extra insights into the creativity behind the WOW!rooms with a complimentary guided tour. Get the lowdown on how world-class designers achieved some spectacular spaces, from concept to reality. Included in the price of your ticket.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOURS

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

Every Tuesday ,12.30pm

Take a trip around the showrooms for an insider’s view of some of the industry’s leading brands and gain deeper insights into the most talked-about products chosen for WOW!house. Free of charge.

THE PROGRAMME

Tuesday 4 June, 2pm

WOW!TALKS: SEEKING BEAUTY 

Hosted by Frederic Magazine

Guest speaker: Veere Grenney, founder of Veere Grenney Associates 
Chair: Dara Caponigro, editor-in-chief of Frederic Magazine

World-renowned interior visionary Veere Grenney has an innate sense of when to bring excitement or show quiet restraint to the spaces he creates. A master of contrast, his projects are at once streamlined and sophisticated, comfortable and liveable. In this unique session, discover why harmony, composition and balance are fundamental to his impeccable projects, including his own spectacular homes. Booking essential.

Enhance your WOW!house visit with a talk. Book ticket: £5
Your ticket does not include admission to the showhouse

Wednesday 5 June, 11.30am

WOW!TALKS: CREATING YOUR PERFECT SANCTUARY 

Hosted by Elle Decoration

Guest speakers: Tim Boyd, co-founder of Michaelis Boyd and Fernando Wong, founder of Fernando Wong Outdoor Living Design, Inc. 
Chair: Ben Spriggs, editor in chief of ELLE Decoration

Discover the creative process of two global designers and delve into unique spaces, inspired by nature, that have an ability to intrigue and surprise. Find out how original design narratives have been translated into a spa-like sanctuary and a lush oasis that uplift and soothe the spirit. Booking essential.

Enhance your WOW!house visit with a talk. Book ticket: £5
Your ticket does not include admission to the showhouse

Wednesday 5 June, 2pm

WOW!TALKS: HAPPY AT HOME 

Hosted by House & Garden

Guest speakers: Lucy Hammond Giles, associate director of Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler and Venetia Rudebeck and Romanos Brihi, co-founders of Studio Vero 
Chair: Hatta Byng, editor of House & Garden

What is the secret to creating joyful interiors that are meaningful and inviting; spaces where you feel truly comfortable, whether spending time on your own or entertaining friends. Join an expert panel as they discuss how to embrace individual style, combining timeless form, inspiring decorative details and essential function to achieve personal places that you want to live in. Booking essential.

Enhance your WOW!house visit with a talk. Book ticket: £5
Your ticket does not include admission to the showhouse

Tuesday 11 June, 2pm

WOW!TALKS: CREATING MAGICAL SPACES

Hosted by Homes & Gardens

Guest speakers: Katharine Pooley and Suzy Hoodless, founder of Suzy Hoodless Studio 
Chair: Sarah Spiteri, global brand director, Future Publishing

Join two international designers as they share personal insights and inspiring ideas. With a dash of wit and an eye for detail, get the inside track on the creative alchemy behind characterful interiors that celebrate craftsmanship and capture the imagination. Booking essential.

Enhance your WOW!house visit with a talk. Book ticket: £5
Your ticket does not include admission to the showhouse

Monday 17 June, 6.30pm

HOMES & GARDENS INVITES YOU…

Hosted by Martin Moore & Homes & Gardens

Enjoy an exclusive private tour, culminating in the Martin Moore Kitchen, where you will enjoy a cookery class with chef Philip Kearsey. Booking essential. 

Tuesday 18 June, 11.30am

WOW!TALKS: CURATE: INSPIRATION FOR AN INDIVIDUAL HOME

Hosted by The English Home

Guest speakers: Guy Goodfellow and Anahita Rigby
Chair: Samantha Scott Jeffries, editor of The English Home

There always seems to be an indefinable element to the world’s most stylish homes: a dimension that makes you want to stay and linger. Join a panel of leading designers as they discuss their original approach to design and architecture. Delve into their WOW!rooms and discover how a combination of styles and eras is the key to creating evocative, eclectic and carefully curated spaces that draw the eye and keep you looking. Booking essential.

Enhance your WOW!house visit with a talk. Book ticket: £5
Your ticket does not include admission to the showhouse

Tuesday 18 June, 2pm

WOW!TALKS: SUSTAINABILITY BY DESIGN

Guest speakers: Benedict Foley, interior designer, designer and founder of A.Prin; Lisa Montague, group CEO of Sanderson Design Group; and Amy Nelson-Bennett, CEO of Positive Luxury
Moderator: Charlotte Abrahams, writer and curator

Three industry insiders discuss how their work is realising a positive vision to bring environmentally and socially sustainable solutions to design creativity, from methods of production and beyond. Discover how we can play a part to make a difference, looking not just at the present, but also to the future. Booking essential.

Enhance your WOW!house visit with a talk. Book ticket: £5
Your ticket does not include admission to the showhouse

Wednesday 19 June, 2pm

WOW!TALKS: THINKING OUT OF THE BOX

Hosted by Dezeen

Guest speakers: Özge Öztürk and Alexandre Simeray, co-founders of OZA Design; Tolù Adẹ̀kọ́, founder and creative director of Adẹ̀kọ́ & Co; and Scott Maddux, co-founder of Maddux Creative
Chair: Max Fraser, editorial director of Dezeen

Join an expert panel of designers as they discuss the transformative spaces they have created as part of WOW!house. What are some of the ideas they have explored, what boundaries have they pushed with these experimental spaces, and how has their design narrative been communicated in ways that engage and inspire? Discover what informs their design thinking and why they are not afraid to experiment. Booking essential.

Enhance your WOW!house visit with a talk. Book ticket: £5
Your ticket does not include admission to the showhouse

Tuesday 25 June, 2pm

WOW!TALKS: SPLENDID INTERIORS: HISTORY IN THE MAKING

Hosted by Country Life

Guest speaker: Alidad
Chair: Giles Kime, executive and interiors editor, Country Life

Award-winning designer Alidad is internationally acclaimed for spectacular interiors that create the perfect harmony between colour, opulent fabrics, antiques, style and comfort. Richly layered with a sense of history, discover how a highly considered approach conjures up richly storied spaces that seem to have evolved over time. Booking essential.

Enhance your WOW!house visit with a talk. Book ticket: £5
Your ticket does not include admission to the showhouse

Wednesday 26 June, 2pm

WOW!TALKS: DESIGN FOR EVERYONE

Hosted by Livingetc

Guest speakers: Alexandria Dauley of Dauley Design and co-founder of United in Design; Mercy Sossion, designer at Studio Ashby; and Roshu Shrestha, designer at Peter Mikic
Chair: Pip Rich, executive editor of Livingetc

This year, United in Design is the charity partner for WOW!house. With a goal of opening design to everyone, join the panel as they share their experiences. Expect plenty of advice on nurturing design talent, tips on career choices and business opportunities and ways that diversity and inclusivity within the industry can be amplified. Whether a design practice, a start-up or an individual taking your first steps, hear some success stories and discover ways to building a career in the design workplace. Booking essential.

Enhance your WOW!house visit with a talk. Book ticket: £5
Your ticket does not include admission to the showhouse

Wednesday 3 July, 2pm

WOW!TALKS: THE ART OF HOME 

Hosted by The World of Interiors

Guest speakers: Charlotte Freemantle of Jamb and Andrea Benedettini
Chair: Emily Tobin, editor of The World of Interiors

What are the sources of reference and inspiration when creating an interior full of charm and interest? Join a talented panel as they reveal the influences behind their design DNA. From ballet and paintings to antiques and artefacts, get insider insights into how art and culture has informed their aesthetic. Booking essential.

Enhance your WOW!house visit with a talk. Book ticket: £5
Your ticket does not include admission to the showhouse

DESIGN CENTRE, CHELSEA HARBOUR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE FORMAT WITHOUT NOTICE AND ACCEPTS NO LIABILITY IF ANY EVENTS ARE VARIED, RELOCATED OR CANCELLED