Hosted by Guy Dittrich the panel discussion at May Design Series event elaborated some of the most important trends in hospitality business. Both big chains Hilton and IHG in addition to hospitality interior specialists gave their views about future directions in interior design for hotels. Continue reading
Angela Missoni was telling the colourful story behind Missoni Italian fashion house at the V&A Museum in London. Probably the most well known luxury knitwear company in the world it is still very much a family business, led by three generations of the Missoni family.
This panel discussion was organised together with the current In the Making exhibition at the Design Museum. The main topic was manufacturer/designer relationship. How to make it a successful union? Continue reading
Last week I attended Publishing Innovation conference at the London College of Communication. Publishing sector is going through a major transformation, which makes it very interesting industry to follow and learn from. Where there are challenges, there are always huge opportunities at the same time.
Japanese architect Shigeru Ban gave an inspirational talk at this year’s Ecobuild conference in London. His talk was entitled Works and humanitarian activities. It concentrated on Ban’s disaster relief work using cardboard material for constructing temporary structures. Continue reading
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma was giving a talk at the V&A museum titled “Power of Place”. V&A at Dundee museum in Scotland will be his first building in UK. Construction is due to start this summer. Kuma’s talk was focusing on his philosophy of balancing design with nature. Continue reading
The talk at RCA was about both the work of UNStudio and also it’s evolution from a Network practise to a Knowledge practise. Today the company works in a Co-creative mode through different knowledge platforms, so much of the collaboration happens globally online. Continue reading