• Meet Orla Kiely: Interior Design with John Lewis & Partners

Hugely influential designer Orla Kiely returns to Edinburgh to share insights on interior design, home styling, and why so many people are drawn to her patterns.

Telling the story of her eponymous brand and design ethos, Orla will be joined by John Lewis Home Design Stylists who will consider the impact she has had on interior styling, while also sharing top tips on how to incorporate key trends into your home.

Whether you are refreshing a room, rethinking your whole home, or you are a huge Orla Kiely fan, you will leave feeling inspired!

Orla Kiely A Life in Pattern book and exhibition posters are available from Dovecot Shop. There will be time following the event for book and poster signing with Orla.

Tickets cost £15 (+ booking fee) and include entry to Orla Kiely A Life in Pattern on the day of the event.

Every ticket sold supports the work of The Dovecot Foundation to advance visual art, craft and design in all its forms.

John Lewis & Partners

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Dovecot Studios will be closed to the public from Sunday 19 May to Sunday 16 June 2024. The Dovecot Cafe will be open Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 4pm, during this time.


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