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Innovation by Design

10.03.2016

Harpa, Silfurberg Reykjavík 

DesignTalks is the opening seminar and signature event of DesignMarch, produced by the Iceland Design Centre. It is a day of inspirational talks by leading designers and design-thinkers on the impact and relevance of design, with it’s 2016 version exploring the innovation power of design, leadership by design and how to harness its potential for increased livability and sustainable futures.

 

“Gentlemen, we’ve run out of money. It’s time to start thinking.”

– Nobel Prize Laureate Ernest Rutherford, 1908  

With DesignTalks we hope to inspire creative professionals, businesses, thought leaders and designers themselves, to take design seriously and to creatively collaborate towards a future we all want to share.

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Add to My Calendar 2016-03-10 09:00:00 2016-03-10 16:30:00 Europe/London DesignTalks 2016 DesignTalks is the opening seminar and signature event of DesignMarch, produced by the Iceland Design Center. It’s a day of inspirational talks by leading designers and design-thinkers on the impact and relevance of design. It’s 2016 edition will explore the innovation power of design, leadership by design and how to harness its potential for increased livability and sustainable futures. DesignTalks fyrirlestradagur í Hörpu markar upphaf HönnunarMars hátíðarinnar. Í ár munu framúrskarandi alþjóðlegir hönnuðir og arkitektar veita innsýn í samband hönnunar og nýsköpunar og skapandi stjórnunaraðferðir ásamt því að miðla dæmum um hönnun til bættra lífsskilyrða og sjálfbærari framtíðar. Harpa, Reykjavík, Iceland Hönnunarmiðstöð info@honnunarmidstod.is
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Opening time

with loads of coffee from Kaffitár

08:30

Dagur B.Eggertsson, Mayor of Reykjavik

09:00

Doing the Good Stuff in a Way that Makes Things Better, Sometimes Even Great

by Marco Steinberg & Hlin Helga Guðlaugsdóttir, moderators of the day

09:10

Leadership by Design

by Maria Giudice, VP Experience Design Autodesk

09:20

Megatrends shaping our Societies

by Einar Gunnar Guðmundsson, Corporate Entrepreneur, Arion Bank

10:20

Brynja Þóra Guðnadóttir, Designer, Entrepreneur

10:30

Doing The Hard Work To Make It Simple

by Tom Loosemore, Director of Digital Services at the Co-Operative Group

10:35

Learning from Making

by Maria Lisogorskay, architect, co-founder of Assemble

11:10

Now how do you do that?!

A conversation about design in government and future-viability hosted by Marco Steinberg, architect and innovation strategist with Tom Loosemore and Maria Lisogorskaya of Assemble

11:45

Lunch

served in Eyri

12:15

What You Want is Not What You Need

by Jonathan Barnbrook, graphic designer

13:00

My journey to the inner cosmos and back again

by Katrín Ólína Pétursdóttir, designer, artist, illustrator

14:00

Learning from Whalers & Astronauts

by Studio Swine, Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves

14:20

Stepping into the future

by Dr. Thorvaldur Ingvarsson, EVP of Research & Development, Össur

15:20

See The Unseen

by Lauren Bowker, The Textile Alchemist

15:45

THE END

or perhaps just the beginning… Let’s  mingle in the bar!

16:30

Moderators

 

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10.03.2016

Harpa, Silfurberg Reykjavík 

Contact

For additional enquiries,

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info@icelanddesign.is

+354 771 2200

@designmarch

#designmarch 

#icelandicdesign

DesignTalks is organised by Iceland Design Centre.

Iceland Design Centre is the promotion organisation of Icelandic design and architecture. It aims to achieve more appreciation of the importance of good design and architecture for society. Its role is to promote design of all kinds as a vital and profitable aspect of the Icelandic economy, and thus to enhance competi- tiveness and economic gain.

Our sponsors

DesignTalks is the signature event of DesignMarch, produced by the Iceland Design Centre with support from Arion Bank and the City of Reykjavik.

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