Designing the Next Generation: The Give and Take of Mentoring in Luxury Homes

March 6, 2015

CUMAR_POSTER_10(20x36)COMPMentorship is the engine that drives the design industry. Relationships between up-and-coming designers and industry leaders both enrich the design world today and ensure its future. At this Boston Design Week event, mentoring takes center stage as a constellation of home design and construction stars reflect upon the importance of mentorship in their own careers, how mentoring helps enliven the field of home design, and ways to foster those key mentoring relationships.

Included in this panel will be Meichi Peng, founder and principle of Meichi Peng Interior Design Studio; Andrew Goldstein, retired CEO of Thoughtforms; David J. Hacin, founder and principle of Hacin & Associates; Cheryl Katz, owner and co-founder of C & J Katz Studio; and Sean Clarke, general manager of Clarke Distribution.

The discussion will be moderated by interior designer / media personality and Ellen DeGeneres brand ambassador Taniya Nayak along with Patti Austin, Grammy Award–winning singer, Over My Shoulder Foundation co-founder, and interior design mentee.

This Boston Design Week event is co-sponsored by Cumar Marble & Granite and the M-Geough Company, created by Dawn Carroll, Cumar designer and founding director of the Over My Shoulder Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote mentorship through personal stories, multimedia, and events, along with fellow designer Holly Miller Dono of M-Geough.

Event Details:
Monday, March 23, 2015
2:30pm seating / 3:00pm panel
Boston Design Center
1 Design Center Place, Boston, MA 02210

Following the panel, a reception will be held at the M-Geough Company, Suite 410