Millennials to Millionaires:
5 Keys to Kitchen Design Today
October 14 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bringing the kitchen of your dreams to life presents a world of options and choices that can seem overwhelming. In a world where knowledge is power, let this panel of industry experts guide you through the questions to ask, the challenges to expect, and the process itself. This wide-ranging conversation will cover everything from setting budgets to defining scope and laying out realistic expectations, no matter how small - or big - your kitchen dreams may be! Moderated by DJ Carey, Editor in Chief of Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, with designers Barbara Roth and Billy Ceglia.
DJ Carey (Moderator): DJ Carey is the Editor in Chief of CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens) and Editorial Director of Cottages & Gardens Publications. CTC&G is a monthly magazine that she helped launch in September 2004. Her extensive knowledge of design, architecture, entertaining, crafts, and decorative arts contributes to successful editorial and advertising features for national magazines. DJ was awarded the 2015 Outstanding Media Award for the kitchen and bath industry.
Barbara Roth AKBD, CAPS, CLIPP: Barbara brings nearly two decades of design experience spanning residential, retail and commercial facilities. Barbara graduated with honors from the New York School of Interior Design. She currently holds an Associate Kitchen and Bath Design certification from the National Kitchen and Bath Association, Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist designation from the National Association of Home Builders, and Certified Living in Place Professional from the Living in Place Institute.
Billy Ceglia: Billy is known for interiors that transcend period and time, creating classic environments perfect for modern living. His distinctively hip, modern, and witty flair endears him to his clients, who come to him for rooms infused with glamour and elegance without being stuffy or overdone. Billy is a graduate of NYSID and began his career with Ralph Lauren before opening his eponymous design firm in 1999. Based in Connecticut, Billy’s projects have been featured in publications such as Traditional Home, Architectural Digest, Veranda, and Luxe.