Frame’s latest book explores what future students can expect from leading graduate schools across the globe and discover what opportunities await them. On Friday 7 November, the event will explore the world of interior design, with each speaker sharing insight in their world of interior design. Alex Suarez – course director of the MIARD programme at Piet Zwart Institute – will act as moderator, with a Q&A after each talk. We invite you to attend this celebration where there will be drinks and bites.

Lois Weinthal, Chair of the School of Interior Design at Ryerson UniversityLois Weinthal is chair of the School of Interior Design at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. Her research and practice investigates the relationship between architecture, interiors, clothing and objects, resulting in works that take on an experimental nature. Her teaching explores these topics where theoretical discussions in seminars are put into practice in the design studio. She is also the editor of several books related to interior design. As an authority in the academic field of interior design Lois Weinthal will share her insight with us.

Robert Thiemann, Director of Frame PublishersRobert Thiemann – director of Frame Publishers and editor-in-chief of Frame magazine – kicks off with a talk about the book and the importance of giving current students, recent graduates and professionals looking for a specialisation the chance to get an in-depth overview of 30 of the world’s leading graduate schools that offer a master’s degree in interior design.

Jasper Jansen, Co-owner of i29 interior architectsJaspar Jansen is an interior architect who studied at the Rietveld Academy. He and Jeroen Dellensen started their own creative and versatile interior design studio, i29 interior architects, in 2002. The duo creates intelligent designs and striking images, based on strong ideas articulated in clear concepts. i29 won several awards lately – among others for their design of the first Frame pop-up shop. Jaspar Jansen will share his insight about interior design from a creative yet commercial perspective.