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Nina Campbell Lecture and Reception
February 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for an evening with internationally renowned interior designer Nina Campbell. For nearly 50 years, Nina has created vibrant, imaginative spaces rooted in quintessentially English style for clients around the world, from rock stars to royalty. For this talk, Nina offers a personal tour of her colorful career with highlights from her most recent book, Nina Campbell Interior Decoration: Elegance and Ease.
Following the lecture, please join us for a reception and book signing in our Main Lobby. Copies of Nina Campbell Interior Decoration: Elegance and Ease will be available for purchase in the Museum Shop.
Nina’s career began at nineteen when she went to work for John Fowler at Colefax & Fowler. She soon set up her own decorating business where her first commissions included a castle in Scotland and Annabel’s private members’ club in London. In 1974, Nina established her own interior design practice and studio where she creates a successful fabric and wallpaper collection internationally distributed by Osborne & Little. She has retail shops for home accessories and gifts in London’s Knightsbridge and Design Center East, Chelsea Harbour which also houses her extensive furniture collection. Nina is the author of six books on interior design. Her many awards and honors include an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Middlesex (2001), the Royal Oak Timeless Design Award (2003), the American Fashion Award for ‘the woman who has most influenced style internationally’ and she became a Legend of the Pratt Institute in 2015. She is a Trustee of Bath Spa University.
For questions or more information, please contact Development Events Manager, Erin Everett, at 205.297.8062.
This lecture has been made possible by the generous support of Carolyn and Robin Wade.