About Design Campus Live

About Design Campus Live:

Design Campus Live is a destination summit for interior designers, architects and landscape architects within the Architecture & Design community. Live events offer industry professionals the opportunity to learn from and connect with leaders in their fields, press, taste-makers, top vendors and colleagues. Design Campus Live includes guided and self-guided tours, presentations by A-list experts, giveaways, networking lunches and cocktail parties. By providing partners, sponsors and attendees with unique experiences that help build successful, thriving businesses, Design Campus Live offers techniques to help participants successfully brand, market, position and promote their businesses online, in magazines, on television and through social media channels. Design Campus Live offers the A & D professional the insight for an inspired career and a well-balanced personal and professional life.

The Largest Summit for Architecture & Design Professionals
Expert Speakers • Showroom Tours • Networking Events • Design Community

About the Co-Creators

Lori Dennis and Kelli Ellis, internationally known from HGTV, Bravo, NBC, Oxygen, TLC, Food Network and coverage in worldwide publications, have spent decades educating interior designers, architects and landscape architects. Authors, brand ambassadors, product designers, public speakers, experts in sustainability and design psychology, Lori and Kelli are insightful mentors to architecture and design professionals. Having built successful practices and brands, Design Campus Live is their opportunity to give back to the A & D community in a dynamic and refreshing way.


Lori DennisAbout Lori Dennis:

Lori Dennis is a top Interior Designer, speaker, best selling author, star of HGTV’s The Real Designing Women and co-founder of Design Campus.  She specializes in green, luxury and high end, interior architecture.  Lori holds product licenses with Jaipur Rugs, Tile Bar, Doug Frates Glass and Casa Catorce Furniture & Fabrics. Under her direction, design teams in Los Angeles, New York and Miami work on projects internationally.

A multiple award winning designer, Lori has been profiled in magazines, websites and TV on six continents, including Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, LUXE, Dwell, People, New York Times, House Beautiful, Coastal Living, Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal. Recognized by industry titans like American Express, Verizon, Vovlo, HGTV, ASID, NBC, Viking, Food Network, Oxygen and countless others as an expert in luxury and green lifestyles, Lori speaks at events around the world.


Kelli Ellis

About Kelli Ellis:

Kelli Ellis, interior designer and lifelong traveler, represents the epitome of livable luxury and  casual international style. Her celebrity and discerning clientele benefit from her extensive world travels, which bring pieces of exquisite furniture, dramatic artwork and unique accessories used to create thoughtful havens.  Her influences translate to her new outdoor rug line for Jaipur Rugs International, and the luxe Kelli Ellis Collection for Tilebar.

You’ve likely seen Kelli as the featured designer on TLC’s Clean Sweep, HGTV‘s Takeover my Makeover, and productions of Value Booster’s, Move or Improve, and The House Therapist. You’ve watched Kelli design homes and offices on Bravo’s, Real Housewives of Orange County. On HGTV’s #1 Holiday hit, Celebrity Holiday Homes, Kelli added season sparkle to Haylie Duff’s and Lorenzo Lamas’ homes. In addition to HGTV, TLC, Bravo, Kelli has guest appeared on NBC, CBS, ABC Nationwide. A Hulu hit, Las Vegas Home Makeover follows Kelli as she revamps a Vegas fixer into a Vegas stunner.