Keynote Panels, Presented by Benjamin Moore:

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Power of Paint: Achieving Your Vision With the Stroke of a Brush


Moderated by: Clinton Smith, Editor-in-Chief, Veranda


Clinton Smith
Clinton Smith is the Editor-in-Chief of Veranda. He is an award-winning journalist who has been covering the fields of interior design, style, architecture, and travel for almost two decades. Smith is also the author of Veranda Entertaining and The Romance of Flowers, the latter of which has been adapted into coloring book for adults that will be published in May.

9:30am – 10:30am
Harbinger
752 N. La Cienega Blvd.

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Off Color: Demons and Disasters in Design


Moderated by: Madeline Stuart, Interior Designer, Los Angeles

Madeline Stuart


Madeline Stuart is a leading member of the Los Angeles design community. Madeline Stuart & Associates has been named on Architectural Digest’s AD100 list and featured in numerous publications, including Elle Decor, Veranda, Town & Country and House Beautiful. Her work focuses on architectural restoration and remodeling, and her firm has successfully reversed years of neglect and damage to properties originally built by such well-regarded architects as Sylvanus Marston, Paul Williams and Gerald Colcord.

11am – 12pm
Marc Phillips
815 N. La Cienega Blvd.

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Diversity in Design: Outsmarting the Populist Trend

Moderated by: Linda O’Keeffe, Author and Creative Director

Linda O'Keeffe

Linda O’Keeffe is a New York-based author and writer who has worked for such major publications as Elle Decor and the London Sunday Times Magazine. After sixteen years as creative director of Metropolitan Home, O’Keeffe currently free-lances for magazines and manages design projects, including the renovation of a former church. Her recent design books include Brilliant: White in Design, and a new collaboration with Vicente Wolf on his latest monograph for Rizzoli.

1:30pm – 2:30pm
Marc Phillips
815 N. La Cienega Blvd.

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Say It Out Loud: Bold and Bright

Moderated by: Sophie Donelson, Editor-in-Chief, House Beautiful

Sophie Donelson


Sophie Donelson is Editor-in-Chief of House Beautiful magazine. Previously she has held senior editorial positions at Elle Decor, Blueprint and CITY magazine, and she was an independent journalist, brand director for Cricket’s Circle, and editorial director at C. Wonder. Donelson has made numerous appearances on national television, including the TODAY Show and Good Morning America, and was recently recognized by Hearst as a Rookie of the Year.

3pm – 4pm
Harbinger
752 N. La Cienega Blvd.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Standing Proud: Preserving Architectural Heritage in LA


Moderated by Pamela Jaccarino, Editor-in-Chief, Luxe Interiors + Design



Pamela Jaccarino
Pamela Jaccarino is the Vice President and founding editor-in-chief of Luxe Interiors + Design, a position she has held since 2005. Jaccarino has been instrumental in the growth of the publication, which has 13 regional editions in the U.S. as well as a China edition, and continues to champion its fresh vision and evolution. A frequent lecturer on design-related topics, she was an Executive Editor with the LVMH Group.

9:30am – 10:30am
Tufenkian Artisan Carpets
501 N. La Cienega Blvd.

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The Freedom of Expression: Self vs. Selfless Expression in Design


Moderated by: Alisa Carroll, Editor-in-Chief, San Francisco Cottages & Gardens

Alissa Carroll

Alisa Carroll is Editor-in-Chief of (SFC&G) San Francisco Cottages & Gardens and the author of the new book, Art House (Assouline, 2016), which chronicles the 40-year collaboration between art collector Chara Schreyer and interior designer Gary Hutton. She previously co-authored Jay Jeffers: Collected Cool (Rizzoli, 2014). Carroll has written about art and design for many publications and has moderated panels at venues including the LA Art Show, de Young Museum, San Francisco Fall Antiques Show, and many others.

9:30am – 10:30am
Design Within Reach
8612 Melrose Ave.

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Floral Expressions: Empowering Pastels into Design


Moderated by: Jessica Romm Perez, Editor-in-Chief, Domino



Jessica Romm Perez
Jessica Romm Perez is the Editor-in-Chief of Domino magazine. Recognized by national and local media outlets as a style expert, Perez has written and edited for many publications including GQ, Elle Decor, Elle, Conde Nast Traveler, Martha Stewart Living, and the “Off Duty” section of The Wall Street Journal. She is based in New York.

11am – 12pm
Barakat Gallery
941 N. La Cienega Blvd.

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Heritage at Home: Embracing Your Heritage in a Well Designed Home


Moderated by: Jenny Bradley, Design/Lifestyle Editor, Traditional Home



Jenny Bradley
Jenny Bradley is Senior Design and Lifestyle Editor for Traditional Home as well as editor of the magazine’s digital edition, TRADhome.com. She has also worked with such titles as British House & Garden and Better Homes & Gardens. Since joining Traditional Home, Bradley has written and produced stories with design and lifestyle influences. As an always enthusiastic and curious world traveler, Bradley has secured features on unique venues around the globe—from Tanzania to Santorini and Cambodia to Peru.

1:30pm – 2:30pm
Marc Phillips
815 N. La Cienega Blvd.

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Designers Without Borders: The Immigrant Experience in Today’s Design Community


Moderated by: Michael Wollaeger, Editor-in-Chief, DesignLA




Michael Wollaeger was the Executive Editor of Architectural Digest for 15 years before he left to launch Western Interiors and Design, an award-winning magazine devoted to contemporary design, art and architecture in the American West. In 2015, he formed Design Media Partners, from which, and in partnership with the Los Angeles Times, he will introduce DesignLA, a new magazine devoted to the flourishing art, design, architecture and fashion worlds of Los Angeles, on May 21.

3:00pm – 4:00pm
Barakat Gallery
941 N. La Cienega Blvd.

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The Legends Council was created by LCDQ to involve select designers, architects and design influencers who are past or current window designers, moderators and panelists, and member of the Design Leadership Network. In collaboration with 1stdibs, the LCDQ has created a special category of programming for LEGENDS called TLC Forums. Available only to members of The Legends Council, TLC Forums offer a more sophisticated subject matter to a smaller audience than keynotes.


TLC Forums Presented by 1stdibs:

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Beyond Red White and Blue: The Immigration of Design Influences From Around The World


Moderated by: Martina Mondadori, Editor-in-Chief, Cabana



Martina Mondadori
Martina Mondadori is Editor-in-Chief of Cabana Magazine, which she founded in 2014. She is also the Cabana Pop Up Shop’s curator on 1stdibs, the European Editor at Large for Town and Country, and was the June 2016 curator for Design at Large in Basel, Switzerland, as part of Art Basel’s “Design Miami/ Basel.” Graduating with a degree in philosophy from the University of Milan, she also serves on the board of directors at Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, the largest publishing group in Italy.

9:30am – 10:30am
Hollywood at Home
703 N. La Cienega Blvd.

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Walls of White: Breaking Down a Dominant Color


Moderated by Pilar Viladas, Design Editor and Author


Pilar Viladas
Pilar Viladas is a New York-based editor and writer in the fields of design and architecture. A former Architecture and Design Editor at Town & Country magazine and former design editor of T, The New York Times Style Magazine, Viladas has also been an editor at HG, Progressive Architecture, and Interiors magazines, and a contributing writer for Architectural Digest. She is the author of three books, and was the recipient of a Loeb Fellowship from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

1:30pm – 2:30pm
Downtown
719 N. La Cienega Blvd.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Grey Expectations: Are Muted Colors a Commitment or a Cop Out?


Moderated by Linda O’Keeffe, Author and Creative Director



Linda O'Keeffe
Linda O’Keeffe is a New York-based author and writer who has worked for such major publications as Elle Decor and the London Sunday Times Magazine. After sixteen years as creative director of Metropolitan Home, O’Keeffe currently free-lances for magazines and manages design projects, including the renovation of a former church. Her recent design books include Brilliant: White in Design, and a new collaboration with Vicente Wolf on his latest monograph for Rizzoli.

9:30am – 10:30am
Dragonette LTD
711 N. La Cienega Blvd.

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The Power of Pink: Femininity in Design


Moderated by: Sarah Medford, Design and Culture Journalist

Sarah Medford


Sarah Medford is a New York-based writer and editor with special focus on the fields of design and architecture. She is a contributing editor at WSJ, The Wall Street Journal Magazine, and also serves as director of strategic development at Collective Design Fair, an innovative marketplace for collectible design that she helped launch in 2013. A graduate of Brown University, Medford has held editorial positions at Architectural Digest, Town & Country, Art in America, and Martha Stewart Living.

1:30pm – 2:30pm
Hollyhock
927 N La Cienega Blvd.

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