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The Power of Design: Breakfast and Talk


On Thursday 30th January, Hart Miller Design director Anna Hart will join a panel of experts for a breakfast talk entitled ‘How design innovation in the workplace and public spaces is changing the way employees, customers and clients all interact with brands.’

The talk takes place at Avenue, 7-9 St. James’s Street, London, SW1A 1EE and is hosted by EDGE and Rise Art.

The schedule for the breakfast talk is as follows:

8.00am Coffee, pastries and networking

8.30am – Presentation and panellist discussion

9.15am – Q&A

9.30am – Coffee and networking

The breakfast event will look at design trends and how within a commercial environment they influence wellness, employee engagement, loyalty and productivity.

Introduction to the expert panellists :

Jonathan Clarke

Director of Human Resources, Kilburn and Strode

Jonathan brings 25 years’ experience and has built his experience working at a charity, within central government, a global audit and consulting practice and a major international law firm. He is also proud to be a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. An integral part of Jonathan’s work ethic is the belief that everyone should bring their whole self to work and it is something he actively encourages in his own workplace. He believes if you can be yourself, you tend to be at your best.

Isabelle Dauchez

Associate, Edge architecture + design Ltd

An interior design and workplace consultancy specialist at Edge architecture + design Ltd, adept in management of the design and delivery of contemporary good practice. She has the deep analytical approach to project data that is key to formulating the coherent project brief that will fully deliver all requirements. Isabelle is passionate about understanding the human experience within an environment and has become a champion of Wellness within the workplace. She obtains immense satisfaction from producing well informed space plans and designing bespoke solutions reflective of her clients’ culture and aspirations and, as a ‘Furniture fiend’, to introducing them to the most appropriate furniture solutions. Beyond the office, she is an avid reader and a ‘city hiker’; a relentless explorer of urban space.

Anna Hart

Founder, Hart Miller Design

Anna heads up the Hart Miller Design studio, working on a varied portfolio of projects that span hospitality and workplace. She brings 20 years of experience and insight in understanding the culture, brand and aspirations of our clients from the outset.  She then leads from the front, ensuring her design team deliver spaces that put people at their heart. In 2017 Anna was awarded FX Product Designer of the Year for her work across disciplines and together with co-founder John Miller was awarded Mixology Design Team of the Year.

The moderator for the session will be

Scott Phillips

Founder and CEO, Rise Art

Scott’s career has spanned both the media and technology sectors. Scott focuses on the commercial and operational aspects of Rise Art, and works with our artists and collectors on a daily basis. He enjoys spending an afternoon at the Tate, loves the RCA’s Secret Exhibition, and attends as many degree shows and art fairs as possible.

If you are interested in attending this event, please email [email protected]