100% Design announces speaker programme

100% Design have announced their speaker programme for the 4 days at Olympia and it’s blooming good. Top picks are Lee Broom, Ross Lovegrove and Naomi Cleaver. Previous speakers have included Yves Be?har, Ilse Crawford, Asif Khan, Philippe Starck, Ron Arad, Barber Osgerby, Lyndon Neri, Jaime Hayon, Patricia Urquiola, Richard Rogers, Ineke Hans and more.

Lee Broom

Lee Broom

11:00 Thursday 21 September, Auditorium
With his highly original brand of luxury furniture and lighting designs, Broom’s work is recognised and retailed across the globe. In the last ten years since he founded his company, Broom has created over 100 furniture, accessory and lighting pieces, all of which are designed, manufactured and retailed under the Lee Broom brand. The past ten years have seen Broom make design a successful global business with products retailed in over 250 stores in 48 countries around the world alongside his own flagship showrooms in London and New York. He appears in conversation with Max Fraser.

Naomi Cleaver

Naomi Cleaver

11:00, Saturday 23 September, Auditorium
Perhaps most widely known these days for rare sightings on the BBC’s DIY SOS, Naomi Cleaver is an interior designer at the forefront of British property’s most dynamic housing sectors – student accommodation and large scale new build rental.  Her projects have become cherished by patrons and residents alike for their sensual, occasionally mischievous and always human-centred approach. This year Naomi designed a range of wallpaper for Murals Wallpaper – “Rorschach Realm” – with further signature collections across different design disciplines planned for 2018.

Ross Lovegrove

11:00, Friday 22 September, Auditorium
Inspired by the logic and beauty of nature, Ross Lovegrove’s designs possess a trinity between technology, materials science and intelligent organic form. From his work in the early 80s on projects such as Walkmans for Sony and Computers for Apple, he moved to Paris as a consultant to Knoll International, becoming author of the highly successful Alessandri Office System. Invited to join the Atelier de Nimes along with Jean Nouvel and Phillipe Stark, he worked with Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Dupont amongst others. Winner of numerous international awards his work has been exhibited at MOMA, the Guggenheim NY, Axis Centre Japan, the Pompidou Centre and London’s Design Museum where he curated the first Permanent Collection in 1993. He appears in conversation with Max Fraser.

For more information about the full line up, head here.

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