Using Technology to Propel Your Design Business
Join us on October 18th
Gain an added advantage in your design business with virtual tools and a 3D Art assisted approach.
Join our esteemed designers and business experts for an in-depth discussion of how and why utilizing technology and 3D visualization can elevate your design business. Sharing tips and tools in order to gain an advantage with clients and brands.
Featuring Interior & Product Designer, Christopher Grubb of Arch Interiors Design Group, Inc, Business Development Expert, Yudi Kaufman of YKD Associates, and Creative Director, Thomas Wolosik of Visualizer Plus. Moderated by celebrity designer and product developer, Robin Baron, Robin Baron Design.
Post panel reception: 4-6pm to mix and mingle with our esteemed panelists
About Christopher Grubb: Christopher Grubb is an award-winning interior & product designer, as well as being the Founder and President of Beverly Hills-based Arch-Interiors design group, inc. Celebrating nearly 3 decades in luxury design their globally recognized and exemplary work has been celebrated in both interior and exterior applications, high-end residential, commercial, medical, health, beauty, and in retail design projects. Additionally, Christopher has founded and created two distinctive award-winning product design studios. Autograph by Christopher Grubb offers exclusive luxury collections and has led to collaborations with Theodore Alexander, Laguna Tech Stone Tile, and multi-award-winning StyleDrain ™ Collection with California Faucets. Whereas The C.G. Collection by Christopher Grubb, geared towards the affordable luxury market has also won several design awards for The Wyndham Collection, a stylish line of bathroom furnishings for Modern Bathroom ™ that is sold to nationwide audiences, via trade showrooms, online, and through retailers such as Home Depot ™and Lowes ™. Showcasing an additional level of diversified talents, Christopher is also a sought after guest lecturer, moderator, and media host on international and domestic stages, where he shares his expertise in the design industry with lessons on how to successfully navigate the world of luxury interior design and how to forge brand partnerships to collaborate on product licensing. For more info visit ChristopherGrubb.com
About Yudi Kaufman: Yudi Kaufman is a multifaceted business expert, entrepreneur, and creative, who brings years of experience navigating the luxury design industry from the inside out. He has a background in interior design, furniture design, e-commerce, business management, human resources, accounting, and marketing. Yudi holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable Interior Environments from New York’s FIT – Fashion Institute of Technology.
Having spent nearly a decade leading the expansion of renown interior designer Robin Baron’s design firm into the exceptional brand it is today, Yudi is now offering his expertise to the entire design and home furnishings community. He recently launched YKD Associates LLC, a creative business development consulting firm, serving an eclectic mix of interior and product designers, manufacturers, artists, artisans, and photographers. It is the culmination of Yudi’s business background, combined with his knowledge and passion for art, architecture, and design. A true left and right brainer! Visit YKDAssociates.com to learn more.
About Allison Eden, Founder & Creative Artist, Allison Eden Studios: Based out of Brooklyn, NY, Allison Eden, Founder of Allison Eden Studios, specializes in kaleidoscope technicolor glass mosaics. Creating beautiful and brilliant mosaic designs, her exceptional body of work has gained international attention and a global audience with custom pieces that are displayed in every major city across the US. From hotels to restaurants, to casinos, to cruise ships, and within celebrities Elton John, Pink, Rhianna’s private homes, Allison’s iconic designs have also successfully been translated into art, wall decor, rugs, wall coverings, luxury home goods, textiles and a fashion forward line of clothing and accessories. Additionally, her exquisite designs have been featured in countless publications, including Architectural Digest, Interior Design Magazine, Architectural Record, NY Times, Metropolitan Home, NY Post, and Elle Decor. To experience her work visit AllisonEden.com.
About Thomas Wolosik, Creative Director, Visualizer Plus: Thomas Wolosik is quite simply a master of creative technology and brand marketing customization. With 15 + years of experience supporting and developing projects in the design and trade industry, Thomas also holds a Master of Architecture Degree, he shares his expertise and experience and Bring forth his diverse background as a professional photographer, graphic designer, web developer and content strategist with his proven ability to inspire and motivate creative teams, it is not surprising that both of his roles as Creative Directors for Visualizer Plus & House Tipster lead the way in cutting edge technology and revolutionary 3D visualization. To find out more: Visualizerplus.com
About Robin Baron, Robin Baron Design: Robin Baron is an award-winning interior designer, luxury home furnishings designer, and lifestyle expert who educates and inspires. She launched her full-service design firm in 1990 after starting out in fashion design. Her unique point of view attracted a clientele that quickly grew to include celebrities and heads of major corporations. In 2018, Robin expanded her business with her Signature home furnishings collections including hardware, rugs, case goods, upholstery, and lighting. Today, Robin Baron Design includes her full-service design firm, her Signature collections and a multi-channel e-commerce site that provides a unique opportunity for designers and consumers to shop curated products with direct access to Robin’s expert advice and design sensibility. Visit her online: RobinBaronDesign.com