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Trends Influences for 2023/24 and Mentoring

22nd November 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am



With Daniel LaDuc of Colour Hive & MIX Magazine

November 22 @ 10.30am to 11.30am FREE to IA members with Discount Code – Closing Date is 11th November 2022

Part of the Speak with the Expert Series in conjunction with the Interiors Association



Colour Hive, the trend and colour experts behind MIX Magazine, present their global colour, material & finish forecast for 2023. Profiling the Signals driving consumer demands, and two focused design themes for the season, join Business Development Director, Daniel LaDuc to explore how these collaborative trends will inform design concepts and influence the creation of meaningful design solutions for the decorative market.


Daniel LaDuc currently heads up Business Development for Colour Hive as well as being Business Editor for MIX Magazine. He is an integral member of the Colour Hive Educational Program team developing new and exciting programs to help lead the way in which Colour Hive clients perceive and use colour. His experiences with the Architectural Lighting design and Digital worlds allow him to bring new and unique insights to the table. With a background in Interior Design coupled with extensive travel he has a keen eye for colour and trends and is extremely passionate about the work he does at Colour Hive.

Speak with an Expert.. SPEED MENTORING your opportunity to speak one to one with an expert (Nov 23rd to 29th)

With the Support of the Interiors Association, members who sign up for this session will have an opportunity to speak with two experts from a panel of 20 on a wide range of business and design topics.

What is Speed Mentoring?

This event is approaching training in a new and innovative way! The event will bring together a number of expert mentors in a collaboration Between DPP Skillnet and the Interior Association. The event has been designed to provide a platform for designers to build their knowledge in specialised areas.


Speed mentoring is a series of short, focused conversations ON-LINE. These conversations involve one-to-one interactions between a mentee and mentor. The mentee meets their mentor for 30mins to obtain the information they are looking for. It’s all about speed! Each participant will choose a slot with a mentor of their choice. They will be booked on a first come, first served basis. They will be encouraged to lead with priority questions.

How do you BOOK your SPEED Mentoring

We will share your booking details with The Interiors Association who will send you an email on Nov 12th with a link and full details of the Mentors available and you will have until Nov 16th to book 2 Free Speed Mentoring session from 20 experts.

Examples of Mentoring

Mentors Area
Adele Roche Colour Psy
Niamh O’Carroll PR/Communications
Gerard Tannam Brand Director
Lynn Harding Copywriting for web/social
Ger Cooney Sketchup
Ger Cooney 3D Drawing
Pam Finn Self Promotion through Social Media
Thomas Bartlett Web/SEO
Carol O’Kelly LinkedIn
Carol O’Kelly Pitching
Jessica Glynn Photographer
Sue  Corcoran Portfolio Review
Marie Cleary Coaching
Willie Duggan Lighting
Jerome Forde HR
Mark McKenna CAD
Mark McKenna Revit
Ian Tracy Building Regs

In order for us to continue to bring you subsidised content we will require you to fill out a profile sheet during booking – full completion of this sheet guarantees you a place on the training. Please complete a separate booking for each individual attending the training.

Please note our training courses are only available for people residing in the Republic of Ireland.

Please note that by booking this course you accept your name and email address will be forwarded to the training provider.

Please note training sessions are not recorded.


Interiors Association CPD


22nd November 2022
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Daniel LaDuc of Colour Hive & MIX Magazine


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