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DDW Talks & Topics: Sunday 21 October

With work from 2600 designers, covering just about every area in our society, Dutch Design Week (DDW) the event kicks up some dust for debate and delivers food for thought. DDW presents you a daily summary of debates, lectures and seminars spread across Eindhoven.

11.00 - 12.00 | TALK & WALK: ART & COLLECTABLES

Klokgebouw, hall 1

Speakers of the day introduce the theme-route Art & Collectables. The route examines how the borders between design and art are blurring. It demonstrates that design doesn’t always have to have a purpose, and can be highly collectable.


11.00 - 14.00 | LECTURE ANASTASIA EGGERS & OTTONIE VON ROEDER

TAC, Vonderweg 1

 

11:00 - 18:00 | GRADUATION SHOW 2018 PRESENTS: THE ARENA

Campina Milk Factory

Performances, films, talks, presentations and debates are staged by students, graduates, alumni and prominent professionals from the design field and the extended DAE community.

 

12.00 - 13.00 | DDW LIVE ED: DESIGNERS AND BROTHERS

Klokgebouw, hall 1

Rob Schoonen talks Floris & Daan Wubben, to completely different designers ánd brothers.


12.00 - 16.45 | MIND THE STORY

Klokgebouw, hall 2

Mind the Story, a spin-off of Mind the Step, is a daily programme of presentations and discussions with the public.


13.00 - 13.45 | NS WHAT IF LAB: MEET THE DESIGNER

Ketelhuisplein

Leading designers hold live presentations about their design visions in the What If Lab of NS (Dutch Railways).


13.00 - 14.00 | RADICAL IMAGINATION TALKS,  BANK GIRO LOTERIJ FONDS

Klokgebouw, hall 1

The BGLF Radical Imagination Talks present several Radical Imaginators that show you their thoughts and aspirations for an alternative and improved world.


14.00 - 15.00 |  WHAT IF LAB: MEET THE EXPERT

Ketelhuisplein

Experts share their insights about 'the train journey of tomorrow' in the What If Lab of NS (Dutch Railways).


14.00 - 15.30 | THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY, LAURENS VAN DEN ACKER
Klokgebouw, hall 3

DDW ambassador Laurens van den Acker shares his insights on the future of automotive design and his work with Renault, where he has been Senior Vice President Corporate Design since 2009.


15.00 - 16.00 | DDW LIVE SPECIAL: IF NOT US, THEN WHO? WITH WINNERS CREATHON 2018

Klokgebouw, hall 1

Coming from different cultural and scientific backgrounds, students and young professionals from the Netherlands and France have had three days to come up with a realistic project proposal, which was finally presented to a jury of experts.


16.00 - 17.00 | DDW LIVE AT 4: ENLIGHTED, THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS

Klokgebouw, hall 1

Is it possible to design your own way to happiness? This discussion focuses on the definition of being happy and how design can support this – or the opposite.

 

17:00 - 18:00 | WORLD DESIGN EVENT: SETTING THE SCENE

Embassy of Mobility

Everyday at 17:00, the racetrack is cleared and makes room for some in depth talks on the different perspectives presented.


19.00 - 21.00 | YA Present!

Club C, Daalakkersweg 14

Powered by the BNO together with a group of over 50 graduates, the goal for these sessions is to give everyone interested more insights in the design world. From practical tips to interesting questions raised.


20.00 - 21.00 | LIVE PODCAST VPRO: ONGESIGNEERD

MU, Torenallee 40-06

Come to the live broadcast of Ongesigneerd, and listen to a VPRO podcast in which designers put the spotlight on inconspicuous design.