“PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH” BOOK TALK & SIGNING
Don’t miss your chance in July to meet the founders of MOSS, the legendary New York gallery that changed design. Murray Moss & Franklin Getchell will share funny, insightful design-world stories and sign their book “Please Do Not Touch” at Design Within Reach, Wesport, CT.
Bauhaus becomes us: Why art, technology & industry must (still) unite
We’re bringing another compelling, exciting panel to New York’s WantedDesign Manhattan this spring. The Bauhaus heralded an ideological shift from the fusion of art & craft to the fusion of art & industry. Explore the inescapable influence of Bauhaus - and why this approach must continue to be inextricably woven into the fabric of design itself.
Our creative experts:
Susan Lyons, President, Designtex
Ben Watson, Chief Creative Officer, Herman Miller
Carlo Gasparini, Design Manager, Alessi
Born in the Middle: The Midwest's contribution to original design
From Eames to Saarinen, the Midwest has played an integral role in the history of design. Our members Blu Dot, Loll Designs, Hennepin Made, and Gensler explored how the Midwest’s design heritage and industrial innovation keeps them at the center of authentic design creation.
Kaitlin Petersen, Editor in Chief, Business of Home
John Christakos, CEO and Co-Founder, Blu Dot
Bill Baxley, Managing Director, Gensler
Jackson Schwartz, Co-Founder, Hennepin Made
Greg Benson, CEO, Loll Designs
TALK TRUE WEDNESDAY
We hosted a first-time LIVE podcast recording of a lively Q&A with Jaime and Amy of Clever Podcast, along with six thought-provoking guests. Listen to it on our blog.
Barbara Bouza, Gensler
Gregg Buchbinder, Emeco
Amanda Dameron, Tastemade
Bret Englander, Cerno
Daniele Semeraro, Sempli
Elena Manferdini, SCI ARC
Design’s Future in the Era of Trump
Suzanne LaBarre, Fast Company’s Design Editor, and a stellar panel of industry experts discussed how Trump’s trade wars are affecting multiple design industries. Watch now on our blog.
Suzanne LeBarre, Design Editor, Fast Company
Collin Burry, Design Director & Principal, Gensler
Primo Orpilla, Principal, Studio O+A
Laura Guido-Clark, Creative Director & Founder, LGC Design
Ted Boerner, Founder, Ted Boerner Furniture Design
Derek Chen, Founder, Council Design
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