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Join Us for a Lively Convo About Design x Wellness
June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Achieving a healthy and organized life is not easy, especially with our busy schedules. On Thursday, June 20th from 6 to 8 pm, help us kick off LA Design Festival with a lively conversation about Design x Wellness, featuring panelists Amanda Barnes (Louis Poulsen), Nicole Caswell (California Closets), and Lesley Roberts (OceanParkStudio), moderated by California Interiors Editor-in-Chief Kelly Phillips Badal.
6:00 – 6:30 pm Welcome Reception – Light Bites and Refreshments
6:30 – 7:15 pm Panel Discussion, followed by a Q & A
7:30 – 8:00 pm Meaningful Schmoozing
About Kelly Phillips Badal
Interiors California editor-in-chief and Angeleno executive editor Kelly Phillips Badal is a writer and editor specializing in home design, decor, luxury lifestyle, and travel, with 15+ years of experience. She’s been a senior editor at Better Homes & Gardens, Country Living, and Luxury Retreats magazines, and her work has also appeared in Sunset, BBC Travel, and Travel + Leisure, among other outlets. A former New Yorker, she now calls Los Angeles home and loves exploring California with her husband, professional photographer Tanveer Badal, and her one-year-old daughter, Aria.
About Amanda Barnes
As the sales & event manager at Louis Poulsen’s L.A. showroom, Amanda works to promote Louis Poulsen’s designs within the A+D community. After studying interior design at Pratt Institute, Amanda went on to work for two iconic Danish manufacturers, Louis Poulsen and Carl Hansen & Son. Louis Poulsen’s clients range from global architecture firms such as Gensler to homeowners and art collectors. For over 100 years, the company has grown to become one of the world’s leading experts in luminaire design. Louis Poulsen has always sought, not to design lamps, but to shape light.
About Nicole Caswell
Nicole has been in the design and construction industry for over 15 years and hired onto the California Closets team in 2014. When working with clients, she gets to know their personal design preferences as well as their daily routines, helping to create a space that is customized specifically for them. In her work at California Closets, Nicole finds it rewarding to not only create beautiful spaces for her clients, but also strives to achieve a sense of calm through organization. Her goal is to help design better lives resulting in spaces that are lovely, built to last, and efficiently organized.
About Lesley Roberts
Lesley Roberts believes in the power of thoughtful ideas, creative vision, and clarity of purpose to achieve meaningful change and growth. Her consulting practice, OceanParkStudio, provides marketing and strategy services to brands and industries ranging from a luxury furniture company to an arts start-up, from satellite-based tech to philanthropy. She also serves as the Executive Director of Textile Arts LA, a professional membership organization for fiber artists, designers, and enthusiasts.