The African interior design space is ready for the first-of-its kind, immersive digital experience as The Pan Africa Interior Design (PAID) Summit begins an eight-day summit which will take place completely online from Monday, March 19.
The Summit will be hosted by award-winning Lagos Interiors designers Lara Lape Cameron-Cole and Osaru Alile of Eterior Spaces. 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.
Sharing a wealth of experience and creativity is one of New Yorkâ€™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.
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.
According to one of the hosts, Lara Lape Cameron Cole, â€œthe Summit will provide participants the opportunity to interact and garner experience from Over 20 different interior design practices represented, 35 participating interior designers and professionals, 3 studio tour, experienced professionals from over 15 different countries and 25 specially curated lectures and discussions.â€
Participating Design Houses include prominent design studio such as Source IBA, Panorama, SI.SA, CC Interiors, Adams ID and Nokta Studios. These interior design studios work in commercial, residential, industrial interiors and architecture.