trendtalk#1: Future Forward

The very first session trendtalk#1, “Future Forward”, was held in the first quarter of 2012: a gathering of delicious visuals, provocative ideas and thoughts on the lifestyle trends that would touch us in 2012. It took place Wednesday 15th February 2012, from 3.30pm-4.30pm at the Plascon Auditorium, 71 Waterkant St, Cape Town. The entry fee was a voluntary donation of R20 – all in aid of the design charity, Rock Girl (

The trendtalk#1 speakers included:
  • Tracy Lynch, Décor Editor of Visi, giving a visual reportback on January’s Maison et Objet fair in Paris.
  • Lisa Millbacher, head of Bespoke Bathrooms, revealing the latest directions.
  • Helene Lindsay, Strategic Director at New Media Publishing, giving a 15-minute presentation on “Change” (the constant in the digital era ;-) )
  • Lauren Shantall, presenting on lifestyle techtonics and colour.
  • India Baird, the founder of Rock Girl, will also say a few words. The presentations will be facilitated by Lacia Gess.

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