Dine By Design East

Weekend Design Seminars & General Admission, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 1 – 2:
Olympic Community Hall, 2304 Hunter Street in Halifax
Public viewing open Saturday November 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday November 2 from noon to 5 p.m. Guided tours on Saturday at  11, 12 and 3 p.m. and on Sunday at 12 and 3 p.m. Seminars are at 1 p.m. For your dining pleasure, three top food trucks (Tin Pan Alley and Halifax Press) will be offering their yummy creations in the Olympic Community Hall parking lot over the weekend.

**Saturday seminar at 1 p.m: “Avant Garde Cuisine: Bringing Food to the Next Level.” Award-winning chef Luis Clavel of the Atlantica Hotel presents a unique seminar on how to use modern design to take your dinner party to new creative heights. Opening remarks about modern art and food by Suzanne Saul from Attica Furnishings.
**Sunday seminar at 1 p.m:
Design Secrets REVEALED!” Join designer and television personality Meredith Heron for this fun, informative seminar as she discusses the partnership between a designer and a client, and dispels some design myths. Meredith will share photos and anecdotes from some of her most memorable projects.

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East Coast Living presents “Dine By Design East,” a dazzling event showcasing design leaders and culinary giants from Canada’s East Coast in a spectacular feast for the senses. Ten Nova Scotia designers and 10 local chefs team up for an innovative showcase of interior design and local cuisine. Funds raised support design education at NSCAD University through the Amber Harkins Memorial Scholarship Fund. Amber was a former editor of East Coast Living who passed away from cancer in 2012 at age 40. The first scholarship will be given to a Nova Scotia NSCAD design student this winter.

Celebrate their creations at our Gala evening on Thursday, October 30. The expanded list of events includes a lunchtime fashion show on Friday, October 31, The design spaces will be open for public viewing November 1 and 2 with weekend seminars, including an “Avant Garde Cuisine and Art” seminar with chef Luis Clavel and Attica Furnishings at 1 p.m. on November 1, and a special presentation “Design Secrets REVEALED!” with designer and television personality Meredith Heron at 1 p.m. on November 2.

  • "Dwelling" by Attica
  • "Blush" by Bruce Norman
  • "Anthology" by Robert Goldsworthy
  • "Cuisine" by Janice Bates-Hawkins
  • "Dive" by Jonathan Legate
  • "Dine with Nature" by Lydon Lynch Architects
  • "Acid Flash Forward" by Mark F. Martin and Shay Ingram
  • "Sexy in the City" by Michelle Reid
  • "Unravelled" by NSCAD University
  • "Outsider" by Heather Waugh Pitts
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