Broadcast Personality, Interior Designer, Speaker, Author, Furniture Designer
Kimberley Seldon is a vibrant presence in the world of design, enjoying an international reputation as a designer, journalist, keynote speaker and broadcast personality.
Kimberley has enjoyed more than 12 years experience in television; hosting three of her own series including the HGTV series, Design for Living with Kimberley Seldon (currently airing in the U.S. as well as 65 countries worldwide). In addition, she presides as guest design expert on CITY-TV's CityLine.
An award-winning design firm, Kimberley Seldon Design Group boasts more than 15 years' experience in full-service interior design projects. In 2006, Kimberley also launched her first line of upholstered furniture "Kimberley Seldon for Brentwood Classics" to fine retail stores across Canada. Projects range from urban condos to country manors with a client list that includes such well-known names as Erin Brockovich and President Bill Clinton.
Kimberley is Decorating Editor of Canada's Style at Home magazine and author of the book 500 Ideas for Small Spaces. She has also been a regular contributor of design columns for newspapers and magazines across Canada from Vancouver to Toronto to Halifax.
A popular and dynamic speaker and spokesperson, Kimberley remains in high demand for home shows, corporate and fundraising events, new product launches and more. She has also developed a number of presentations for creative-types who need help managing the money side of their business, in which she shares her story, challenges and a patented formula for running a successful creative business. Audiences across North America enjoy her informative, entertaining and inspirational keynotes and seminars.
Speakers Like Kimberley Seldon
Solutions for Small Spaces
Make your small space a triumph of style over size. Learn proven techniques for increasing visual space and maximizing available square footage from one of Canada's most renowned interior designers.
Spring into Decorating
Spring into Decorating is a lively, energetic and information-packed presentation - from hottest décor trends to outdoor living spaces, popular colours & fabrics, to organization strategies for de-cluttering your home. Go home with your head full of fresh decorating ideas.
Step by Step
Learn the 4 practical steps that will change your décor from "so-so" to sensational! Kimberley unveils her very own formula for awe-inspiring decorating. Discover this fail-proof approach that can literally transform every room in your home!
Defining Your Design Style
Decide how you want a room to feel or you will never be satisfied with how it looks. Let Kimberley unlock the key in understanding and identifying your style and taste. Develop the vocabulary that expresses your emotional likes and dislikes in home décor.
Business of Design IParticipants learn to:
◦Communicate clearly; gain client and trade confidence
◦Plan for the unexpected and ease jobsite disruptions
◦Save client's money and boost company profits
◦Increase word-of-mouth referrals and develop healthy trade relationships
◦Streamline procedures and increase efficiency
Business of Design II
Expand on learning from Business of Design I:
◦Defining your unique company experience
◦Procedural development and concise contracts
◦Budgeting with assurance
Business of Design III
Participants learn to:
◦Create winning presentations and get a "yes" from clients
◦Successfully exit relationships
◦Track and bill for design hours
◦Turn projects into promotional vehicles
What's Hot & What's Not
Kimberley outlines furniture, fabric and fashion design trends for the current year
Recent Publications by Kimberley Seldon
500 Ideas for Small Spaces
Kimberly Seldon's Business of Design Part I
"I am leaving with a renewed sense of confidence and excitement". Robert Allen Fine Fabrics
"Kimberley simplified large intentions into real, doable, manageable steps." W. Studio
"This information is not covered in traditional design school and yet is absolutely critical to success in the design industry." The French Connection Antiques
"I really appreciated Kimberley's honest approach to topics, rarely are professionals honest about mistakes or problems!" The Metropolitan Hotel