Design Miami/ Basel 2014 Talks Program

Artsy Editors
Jun 9, 2014 10:16PM

The Talks program, June 17-19, at 2:30 and 5:30 pm, presents the design world’s most compelling current topics in design. Bringing together the designers, architects, artists and critics actively influencing design discourse and production, the Talks offer insight into what drives creative output, criticism and the market. 

Location: Design Talks Studio, Hall 1 Süd.

Tuesday, June 17/ 

2:30 pm

Designers on Site/ 'Prologue' by Fredrikson Stallard for Swarovski

Jana Scholze, Curator of Contemporary Furniture and Product Design at the Victoria and Albert Museum, in conversation with Nadja Swarovski, Member of the Swarovski Executive Board, and designers Fredrikson Stallard

5:30 pm

Design Talk/ Fiber and Textile Design

Artist Sheila Hicks in conversation with Sjarel Ex, Director of the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Wednesday, June 18/

 2:30 pm

Fear of Missing Out: Design, Identity and the Politics of Information

Space Caviar in discussion with Amsterdam-based design research studio Metahaven 

5:30 pm

Design Talk/ The Design Museum of the Future

Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum London, in conversation with Mateo Kries, Director of the Vitra Design Museum 


Thursday, June 19/

2:30 pm

Designers on Site/ New Technologies, Human Experiences, and Ethics: Discussing Design’s Future

Commission recipient Jamie Zigelbaum and designer Yves Béhar in conversation with Matthew Israel, Director of The Art Genome Project, Artsy 

5:30 pm

Design Talk/ Collecting Radical Design: a Spirit for the Unconventional

Dennis Freedman, Creative Director of Barneys New York and Curator of Design At Large, in conversation with Rodman Primack, Executive Director of Design Miami/

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