Not only is Clerkenwell Design Week overflowing with spectacular showrooms, engaging installations, and a jam-packed programme of events, it’s renowned talks programme is brimming with a host of high-calibre speakers who will explore current industry topics.
Conversations at Clerkenwell sponsored by eporta has become an important arena in which to introduce and discuss new products, raise industry issues and network with fellow A&D professionals. Located in Design Fields, for the first year you’ll be able to take a seat in the specially designed structure and hear from a ton of inspiring architects, designers and creative. Talks are £5 (+booking fee) and can be booked online here.
Get inspired to make a change to how we live and work in the capital with an insightful discussion led by the senior commissioning editor of the Museum of London, Lauren Parker as she talks to architect Ben Adams, Amanda Gregor from Peckham Coal Line, and Euan Mills, Urban Design and Planning Lead of Future Cities Catapult, about where urban innovation needs to go next. Share your thoughts and hear what the future holds at Future Cities: Man Made or Made for Man? (Tuesday 23 May, 14.00)
Connecting the built environment back to people and place, founding Director of architecture practice dRMM, HS2 independent design panel chair and member of Lord Adonis’s National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), Sadie Morgan will be in conversation with Emily Booth, Executive Editor of Architectural Review to discuss the topic: Can Architects Have a Social Impact? Thursday 25 May, 16.00
Fancy finding out more about co-working? Co-founder of The Mill Co. Project Nick Hartwright, Luke Pearson of Pearson Lloyd and FORA’s Katrina Larkin will discuss what makes a successful workspace. How We Work Now: Are Flexible Workspaces Becoming the Norm? will be chaired by Helen Parton, editor of onOffice magazine.
Whilst you’re in the area, don’t miss out on the launch of the Linea booth range at ob&b or the groundbreaking new furniture collection, Open Home, developed by acclaimed London-based design studio Doshi Levien in collaboration with John Lewis for Business.
ELISE SOM will showcase stunning new furniture made of 95% recycled glass over at Platform in House of Detention and Linescapes show off London’s best views with their architectural portraits at Additions.
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More information, events and exhibitors can be found at www.clerkenwelldesignweek.com
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