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Form Meets Function In Sustainable Design For The Design Boost Lecture Day on October 18th In Malmo, Sweden

The Swedes have always been highly regarded for their take on tasteful minimalism and intrinsic utilitarian design. Their abilities to think on a deeper level that transcends the minds of many of today’s top conceptualists. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to tap into these sources of inspiration and knowledge behind the ideas?

Design boost, a unique new Swedish concept, brings together the industrys best for meetings, chats, and shows to initiate thought provoking questions and inspire actions that reveal to its participants how sustainability in design relates to a better society for all. The lecture day on October 18th, will reveal a panel of speakers that will give an incredible insight on sustainable design and how designers can integrate many of these concepts into their current work. Mathilda Tham, visiting tutor of Goldsmiths College Design department, will also be speaking at the event. She is highly regarded for her studies on trend forecasting, sustainability, fashion, and empowering environmental movement in the fashion industry. Registration for the event is available by clicking here.

Other speakers will include (Taken from the Designboost home page):
Stephen Burks, Ilkka Suppanen, Katarina Graffman, Kristina Börjesson, Jens Martin Skibsted, Nina Jobs, John-Michael Ekeblad, Björn Jeffery, and Thomas Sandell.

One Comment

  • Posted October 9, 2007 at 11:25 am | Permalink

    I’m a great fan of the Swedish warehouse/store IKEA….I waqs there yesterday in Nottingham. It’s cheap good quality minimalist design whith great ranges in wood….when I wonder will those clever Swedes turn their hands to bamboo which is great for sustainability and has natural antiseptic properties. It is already gaining ground in the underwear market…maybe a sustainable fashion industry is closer than we think?

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