After two years of being WDF's moderator, John Thackara now joined the World Design Forum team as creative advisor and...
We are proud to announce this years World Design Forum moderator, Isolde Hallensleben. She will not only moderate this years forum, but will be our creative associate in the future. Isolde Hallensleben is producer and presenter, working primarily in the field of art, culture and science. For NTR Isolde produces and presents, amongst others, Vrw. [...]
Can our economy – both on the private and the public side – become more essential than it is at the moment? And what might be the role of design in this process? We will search for the answers at WDF: Design and Essential Economy. We believe this constitutes an urgent question for our times: [...]
The WDF team, represented by Frank Bosboom, Jill Lauret and Maarten Konigs met with Wouter Kesseler (Mastercircle), Lenny van Klink (Rebel), GertJan Fernhout (Rebel), Heleen Herbert (Heijmans), Steven de Waal (Public Space), Mark Hartevelt (Philips Design) and Hans Robertus (Capital D/DDW).
We proudly present the full WDF report (click here to download). The report includes an introduction by John Thackara, a full review of the seminar, keynotes and discussions, an overview of our media-coverage etc. On this website you will find more media, e.g. a series of pictures, film registration of the keynotes Thackara, Camps and [...]
Opening WDF 2012 by moderator John Thackara. Opening keynote by Theo Camps. Keynote by Brian Boyer
Aeres Group published a report on their participation at World Design ForumPublished 22 november 2012 at aeresgroup.nl De polder in de verboden stad Ooit torende het Philipsembleem hoog boven de binnenstad van Eindhoven. Het logo met de sterren markeerde een watertoren die nu nog bekend staat als het klokgebouw, een plek waar de gloeilampenfabrikant in [...]
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We are looking back at a very succesfull third edition of World Design Forum. An edition full of innovations. Literally and figuratively. We were proud to be the opening event at the enchanting RoundHouse at the Klokgebouw, Behind the Curtain. A special 360-degree presentation space, in the heart of the Dutch Design Week, a perfect [...]
Pictures World Design Forum 2012, 19 October, Klokgebouw Eindhoven. By Sjoerd Eickmans