Conferences - September 2017


From hospitality to retail, from exceptional designers to advanced solutions for interior design and trend analyses, L’ESPACE CONFERENCES will host 5 to 6 lectures a day.

11:00 – 11:45am

COMFORT ZONE Trend – trends and evolutions in contemporary comfort

François Bernard, artistic director and CEO, de Croisements, moderated by Karin Hémar, journalist & curator

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12:00 – 12:45pm

Innovation : Dezeen x MINI Living talk // Paris – future high-rise city?

Manuelle Gautrand and Jean-Christophe Masson

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02:00 – 02:45pm

Lifestyle: Northern Delight - the restrained comfort of Scandinavian Lifestyle Design

Signe Bindslev & Peter Bundgaard, designers&founders at SPACE Copenhagen, Eero Koivisto, architect&designer, Claesson Koivisto Rune, moderated by Guy Dittrich, editor-at-large at Sleeper Magazine

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03:00 – 03:45pm

Interior Design: Designing for Life: Portraits and Stories From a Design Studio

Tony Chi, Principal and Founder of tonychi studio, William Paley, senior associate at tonychi studio, moderated by Guy Dittrich, editor-at-large, Sleeper Magazine

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04:00 – 04:45pm

Tristan Auer, designer of the year award, designing interiors and emotions

Tristan Auer, interior architect and designer, moderated by Marion Vignal, journalist and curator

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Advice and innovation dedicated to retail outlets Exploring best practices, studying emerging trends and sharing experiences cutting-edge debates/workshops conducted by retail specialists.

11:00 – 11:30am

Innovation: Retailtainment: Putting the excitement back in retail

Antoine Pastor, digital consultant

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12:00 – 12:30pm

Storytelling topic: The key ingredients to make a story

Camille Boutte, founder and manager, The Fab Story

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01:00 – 01:30pm

Digital strategy: How to segment each social network and create high-impact posts

Sophie Gaudras, founder and manager,

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02:00 – 02:30pm

Merchandising: Why some store concepts speak to customers and others not

Claude Blanc, founder of Claude Blanc Consulting

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03:00 – 03:30pm

Benchmarking : Mix and match, the right combination

Régis Godondilla, founder of the concept store "Ailleurs"

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04:00 – 04:30pm

Best practice: Store locator on Google and Facebook : essentials of tomorrow

Olivier Haas, co-founder, Effilocal

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04:00 – 05:00pm


This workshop is dedicated to designers that are curious about crowdfunding.

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05:00 – 06:00pm


Light and welness are intimately linked, especially in terms of deco and design

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