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14 Nov 2014

Matali Crasset, Gaetano Pesce and Paola Antonelli will form part of a star-studded line-up of speakers for this year’s Talking Interiors lecture series at the Royal College of Art. Curated by Ab Rogers, head of interior design at the RCA, the 2014/15 series will kick off with Graphic Thought Facility’s Andy Stevens on 19 November.

French designer Matali Crasset will conduct a lecture on 3 December, followed by Roberto Feo, co-founder of El Ultimo Grito, on 10 December and Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic on 17 December.

Next year the events will continue with architect Christophe Egret speaking on 21 January 2015; Selfridges’ creative director Alannah Cochrane on 28 January; and British interior designer Ben Kelly on 4 February.

Dates are still to be confirmed for Italian designer and architect Gaetano Pesce, writer and MoMA curator Paola Antonelli, sculptor Richard Wentworth and architect David Chipperfield.

Talks are open to the public and free to attend but must be booked in advance by emailing

They will take place in Lecture Theatre 1, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2EU.

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