The Art of Display - House & Garden

In association with TM Lighting. Hatta Byng, Editor of House & Garden magazine, in conversation with a panel of experts from the world of art and interiors including Peter Mikic, Interior Designer, Amelie von Wedel, Wedel Art Advisory, and Harry Triggs, Founding Director, TM Lighting discussing considerations, styles and insights for collecting and displaying art in an interior.

In the Lecture Theatre, in association with Chopard.

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The Lecture Theatre, in Association with Chopard
18.00 - Thursday 28 June 2018

The Art of Display - House & Garden

Speaker biographies

Hatta Byng

Hatta is the Editor of House & Garden magazine. She arrived at the magazine as Features Editor in 2006, and became the Deputy Editor in October 2013. Hatta studied History of Art and Architecture, and has also worked as an interior designer, as well as a two-year stint for the South African edition of House & Garden whilst living in Cape Town. She lives in west London with her husband and three small children.

Harry Triggs

After a career spanning over 15 years in architectural lighting and product design, Harry Triggs set up TM Lighting in 2012 with co-founder, Andrew Molyneux. TM’s investment in continued research led to early success with their debut product the TM Picture Light, receiving industry recognition in numerous design awards. The company has since expanded its range into contemporary accent and gallery spotlights with further acclaim and has quickly become acknowledged as the UK’s leading art lighting specialist.

Central to the company’s success is an understanding that each client, artwork and situation is unique; realising museum grade lighting concepts for leading interior designers and architects, internationally significant art collections, collectors, stately homes, institutions and galleries. Recent commissions include: Rothschild Foundation, English Heritage, Historic Royal Palaces, Masterpiece London, and Damien Hirst’s Venice exhibition Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable.

Peter Mikic

Peter Mikic is a London based interior designer, originally from Australia who studied fashion at RMIT in Melbourne before moving to London in 1990. Having worked for a number of fashion designers, he then moved into interiors in 2006. Peter has since been featured in AD Collector top 100, House and Garden Top 100 and top interior designers in Elle Decoration.

Projects range from private houses, yachts and private jets both in the UK and abroad. As well as sourcing antiques from various periods and countries, Peter also designs his own range of bespoke furniture, rugs and lighting. Over his many years of experience in fashion and interiors Peter has gained an in depth knowledge of materials, product design and detailing. Peter is a versatile designer who understands space, movement and development.

Amelie Von Wedel

Before setting up Wedel Art Advisory in 2006, Amelie von Wedel was responsible for the education and exhibition programme at The Red Mansion Foundation. As a former Bertelsman executive and art historian, Amelie advises corporate and private clients on collecting, philanthropy, the implementation of foundations and educational outreach programmes. She has lectured and co-published books on contemporary art, as well as curating exhibitions for foundations, The Arts Club in London and private museums. Amelie serves as a director of Give A Future Foundation with the goal of mitigating the effects of poverty through education and economic development. She is a member of the American Council on Germany and in 2009 she co-founded Intelligence Squared Asia with Yana Peel. In 2012 Amelie became Executive Director of Intelligence Squared Group.