A Map of the World and Designing News included in grain edit's 2013 gift guide.
What Drives Design?
The Berlin Design Guide and Etsy, the online trade portal for independant creatives, are teaming up to host three evenings of heated discussion on contemporary developments in design. The talks will give attendees an interesting perspectve from behind the scenes as the organisers have invited successful designers from all fields to present their work at each event and debate current trends with each other and the audience.
The series kicks off on Thursday, March 7th, at 7 pm with the topic of sustainable design. The discussion aims to tackle topics such eco-friendliness, the use of raw materials, innovation, and a new sense of sustainability for both creatives and consumers.
Following designers will be participating in the first event:
—Daniel Kroh, fashion designer and owner of ReCLOTHINGS (pictured above)
—Jan Henrik Arnold, product designer & board member of the Sustainable Design Center
—Patrick Kerti, furniture designer & manager of showraum
—Nicole Bednarzyk & Sylke Rademacher, directors of schöner wärs wenns schöner wär
—Eugenie Schmidt & Mariko Takahashi, fashion designers at schmidttakahashi
The talk will be held in German language. Please RSVP here (password: WasBewegtDesign). Image credit: Achim Hatzius
Follow Us On
The Age of Collage in the December issue of Elle Decoration.
Around the World featured in Zeit Magazin's advent calender.
For the Record featured on Selectism. "For anyone looking for background on the modern day electronic and avant garde music movement, there is no better book."
Join Our Designer Database
Interested in contributing to a Gestalten project? Join our Designer Database so that we can get to know both you and your work.