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Taking Home & Lifestyle Product to Market with Lucio Longoni & Andrea Bates

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Future and Found

225A Brecknock Road

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N19 5AA

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This is a design business course for creatives wanting to take homewares, lifestyle or gifting product to market. Starting with the understanding of what a buyer is looking for, you will learn the processes taken to decide on a purchasing a product. Using this knowledge, you will develop your vision through comparing the marketplace, and looking at similar products in the lifestyle and home arena, ensuring that you are unique, authentic, and commercially viable.

Lucio Longoni

Lucio Longoni is a Retail Buying & Wholesale Consultant Co-Founder of Shelf - Retail and Comminucations Agency. Lucio has over 15 years of business experience in retailing, buying, developing and selling in the UK and European markets. In early 2016 he set up his own consultancy to focus on giving business advice and coaching to a wide range of brands as well as trend reporting and product development.

Focusing on interior and lifestyles, Lucio’s specialty is finding the perfect balance between trends, aesthetics, and desirability along with commercialism, business acumen, and strategic planning. Recognised in the press from publications such as The Sunday Times Home, The Telegraph, Homes and Gardens Magazine and The Economist. His experience in buying and retailing comes from a multitude of brands including some of the UK's leading design stores such as Skandium and Heals.

Andrea Bates

Andrea Bates is the founder and owner of Future and Found. Having worked in retail buying for brands such as Heal's, Paperchase and Jamie Oliver for over 15 years, Andrea set up Future and Found in 2012. Andrea has used her skills in product selection, careful curation and brand development to grow the business into a recognisable retail brand in the interiors world, and create the store into a destination for design in North London.


Note: We reserve the right to cancel this course with prior notice if spaces are not filled. A full refund will be issued in this instance.

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