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See Laurie Smith, Designer, Author and Trading Spaces Alum

See Laurie Smith, Designer, Author and Trading Spaces Alum

Laurie Smith was one of the first designers to hit the airwaves on TLC’s breakout hit show Trading Spaces in 1999. For ten seasons, and multiple Emmy nominations, fans were able to see Laurie’s modern classic design each week as she remade a space in just 48 hours. In 2018, Trading Spaces rebooted on TLC and Laurie and cast completed a second season in spring 2019.

 

Laurie attended the New York School of Interior Design in Manhattan and has branched her style and eye for design into various lines of products as well as lecturing and public speaking. Her book, Discovering Home – Find Your Personal Style, documented her personal journey of renovation and design of her mid-century home. Laurie has appeared on The View, several times on The Today Show, where she decorated Katie Couric’s office, and has been featured in numerous magazines. Laurie currently resides in Nashville, TN with her two children Gibson, 18 and India, 14. For more information about Laurie, visit her website at www.LaurieHSmith.com or follow her on Instagram at www.instagram.com/lauriesmithofficial.

 

Laurie’s Seminars:

 

Renovation Stories and the Design Process

Join Laurie as she takes you on a photographic journey of two home renovations, accompanied by design lessons spanning from understanding the bones of your home to determining furniture layout. Learn that the design process is a discovery process with foundational guidelines which in turn free you to find your personal style.

 

Room Refreshes – Enhancing Spaces in Your Home

As we look forward to hosting family and close friends for a meal or overnight stay, we know these occasions will be even more memorable and meaningful than ever. To prepare for future gatherings, Laurie will share tips to create a welcoming atmosphere in your home.

 

Friday
11:00    Renovation Stories and the Design Process
2:00      Room Refreshes – Enhancing Spaces in Your Home
5:00      Renovation Stories and the Design Process

 

Saturday
11:00    Renovation Stories and the Design Process
2:00      Room Refreshes – Enhancing Spaces in Your Home
5:00      Renovation Stories and the Design Process

 

Sunday
11:00    Renovation Stories and the Design Process
2:00      Room Refreshes – Enhancing Spaces in Your Home