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Africa’s first Pan-Africa Interior Design (PAID) Virtual Summit is on! You are geared to learn all the nitty gritty of interior decoration entirely online. The summit runs from 19th – 30th of March, 2018.

The Pan Africa Interior Design Virtual Summit -Moderators Lape Lara Cameron-Cole and Osaruese Alile

The Pan Africa Interior Design Virtual Summit -Moderators Lape Lara Cameron-Cole and Osaruese Alile

This online summit will allow creatives and designers from all over the continent and diaspora to participate in an immersive digital experience.

Hosted by E-terior Spaces, a revolutionary online design consultancy, The PAID Virtual Summit is excited about using technology to not only empower thousands of aspiring Interior Designers but also enrich experienced design professionals.

With a wide range of discussions and tours planned, The PAID Virtual Summit will allow for all the benefits of a physical summit by creating avenues for Live Q&As and private networking groups where participants can take their discussions further.

CCInteriors Commercial Space, Lagos Nigeria

CC Interiors Commercial Space, Lagos Nigeria

Eight Days of Interior Design

The PAID Virtual Summit is organized around eight packed weekdays, each with a focus on salient and timely topics for the African Interior Design professional or enthusiast.There will be a two day break before the Live Q&A session.

See the breakdown below:

Day One: ‘Introduction to Interior Design’

Day Two: ‘The Career’

Day Three: ‘Finding Your Place’.

Day Four: ‘Design and People’

Day Five: ‘Design Africa’

Day Six: ‘Building Your Profile’

Day Seven: ‘Virtual Tours’

Day Eight: Live Questions and Answers

Participating Design Houses

Represented at the summit, by their talented designers are some of the most prominent interior design studios including, Source IBA, Panorama, SI.SA, CC Interiors, Adams ID and Nokta Studios.  These interior design studios work in commercial, residential, industrial interiors and architecture. We are excited to bring that range of experience to the PAID Virtual Summit.

Participating Interior Designers and Teaching Professionals

The Summit will be hosted by the amazing Award winning Lagos Interiors designers Lara Lape Cameron-Cole and Osaru Alile. With over 35 Interior designers and teaching professionals participating in The PAID Virtual Summit, the breadth and depth of their collective experience will help to shape the careers of participants of The Summit. We are pleased to have on board, One of New York’s favorite Interior Designers Michael Adams, the versatile, highly sought after interior designer to the stars and a star of the USA TV show TOP Design Titi Ogufere, one of the bastions of interior design in Nigeria. Also in attendance will be Reni Folawiyo, founder of luxury concept store Alara, Horace Pan, a widely celebrated designer (who has won over 100 prestigious Interior Design awards) and lecturer at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design, and so many more talented designers.

Other Speakers at The Pan Africa Interior Design Summit include Jeremy Stewart (South Africa), Nana Spio-Garbrah (Tunis), Tolu Odunfa Dragone, Paula Nascimento (Angola), Jordan Awori (Kenya), Banke Kuku (Nigeria), Doyin Abiola-Tobun (Nigeria), Tola Ojuolape (UK), Rachael Awe (Canada), Chika Uwazie (Nigeria), Heather Nokta (USA), CY Wilson (USA), Toluwanimi Osinowo (Nigeria), Tomilayo Aluko (Nigeria), Paris Forino (USA), Susan Skotkis (USA), Omon Anenih-Mordi (Nigeria) and Jack Travis (USA).

Virtual Studio Tours

The PAID Virtual Summit will give three studio tours of some the most coveted studios around the world .This will provide insight into the day-today workings of Interior Design Studios and will help to answer the question ‘what goes on in there?!’

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