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The Educated Eye Luncheon

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The Educated Eye Luncheon

Moderated by Dennis Scully, Podcast host, Business of Home

Presentations by

Cathy Graham, Illustrator, Artist, Author

Billy Norwich, Former Vogue editor & New York Post society columnist

The fourth annual Educated Eye luncheon will inaugurate the Dialogues on Design series on Monday, September 23, at a private club in New York City. Dennis Scully will introduce both featured speakers for the luncheon, Cathy Graham and Billy Norwich.

Educated Eye Luncheon Sponsors

Pierre Crosby and Uberto Construction, Susan Zises Green, John Knott with Quadrille, Michael Kovner and Jean Doyen de Montaillou, Charlotte Moss, landscape architect Jorge Sanchez, and Allison Spear, AIA.

Dialogues on Design Sponsors

Ingrid Edelman, Susan Zises Green, Ellen Kravet/Kravet, Inc., Benjamin Moore & Co., and Peter Pennoyer.

About the Speakers


Cathy Graham is an award-winning artist and fashion illustrator, who has authored a book and turned her talent to product design. Her editorial work has appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and New York Magazine, and she has been commissioned by Bergdorf Goodman, Estée Lauder, CBS Records, Harry Winston, and HBO. In addition, she has been a contributing editor for Elle Decor and House Beautiful. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, from which she holds a BFA in Painting, and she studied Fashion Illustration at Parsons School of Design.

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Billy Norwich is the commissioning editor for fashion and interior design books at Phaidon Press. An editor and writer formerly of Vogue and The New York Times, he is also the author of the novels My Mrs. Brown and Learning to Drive; the children’s book, Molly and the Magic Dress; and the editor and author of Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century.

About Dennis Scully


Dennis Scully is the host of the weekly BOH podcast, where he explores the changes and challenges facing the interior design community through interviews with industry thought leaders, entrepreneurs and creatives. He is also the vice president of sales and marketing at luxury textiles company Castel. Scully was previously a business development consultant for major trade brands, and has held sales and marketing roles at Domino, Waterworks and Twill Textiles. In his Market Watch columns, Scully calls upon his background as an analyst and longtime securities trader as he explores the ins and outs of the home industry’s publicly traded businesses.

Earlier Event: September 12
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