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DDW Talks & Topics | 19 October

19 October 2021

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It's in our nature
Making your DDW plans for today? In Talks & Topics, we present you with a daily overview of talks, debates, and seminars at DDW.

DDW Talk - Connected Living

At a time of rapidly changing social norms, growing political divides, and environmental concerns, we are finding new ways to live, work and play together. Discover the impact it will have on our homes and workplaces as we explore more collaborative and eco-friendly lifestyles. More on this talk.

When? Tuesday 19 October | 09:30 to 14:00

Where? Canal area, Fifth, NRE Terrein | Gasfabriek 5

Access: € 75 for a regular ticket, € 25 for students

Register here

 

Inclusivity Talks

During Dutch Design Week, an Inclusivity Talk takes place every day from 16:00 to 17:00 in the Embassy of Inclusive Society at Ketelhuisplein. 19 October, the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport will talk about designing for physical disabilities with Studio (ink). and a disabled person. More on this talk

When? Daily from 16.00 to 17.00 (until 24 October)

Where? Ketelhuisplein, Embassy of Inclusive Society

Access: Free

 

Cabinet of Collaborations - private expo & dinner

Cabinet of Collaborations addresses the challenges of responsible design at a time when mass production is depleting the available resources. The projects showcase mutual interactions between designers and industry, leading to innovative and conscious results. Every weekday evening, you can get a private tour of the exhibition and join a series of dinner conversations about the role and value of the designer to the industry. More on this event.

When? Monday - Friday 

Where? Fuutlaan Hall 

Access: € 60 for dinner and the talk 

Register here


DDW TV | It's in our nature

During DDW, there’s so much to see and do. The best way to make sure you don’t miss out on all the good stuff is by tuning in for DDW TV: a live talk show with exciting interviews and the winners of the DDA Awards. Today's episode is called It's our nature, with Jalila Essaïdi and Loes Voermans. Even better: you can be in the audience! Apply here!

When? 19.00 to 20.00 

Where? Online!

Bonus tip: Make sure to check out other DDW videos, such as season 2 of Hungry for Design: a series in which designers and chefs work together to create exciting dishes. 

 

Bio Stories 

BIO STORIES provides a forum to explore our relationship with nature and define a positive vision for what it could be. There are two more talks this week: MISSION and MONEY. More info here

When? 19 and 20 October | 16:30 - 18:00

Where? Strijp-S area, MU, Torenallee 40-06

Access: Free

Body + Design / United Cowboys — © Maarten van der Put

More talks & topics later this week

Design for Evolution workshop

United Cowboys is hosting the design workshop Design for Evolution, presented by Verena Pöschl. This free workshop gives insights into design methods for a circular economy - from linear to circular, offering an introduction to a new design era. Check here for more info.

When? Friday, 22 October and Saturday, 23 October 16:00 to 18:00

Where? United Cowboys Art House | Kleine berg 62

Access: Free for anyone with a wristband, with registration 

Register here

 

Inclusivity Talks

During Dutch Design Week, an Inclusivity Talk takes place every day from 16:00hrs in the Embassy of Inclusive Society at Ketelhuisplein. More info.

When? Daily from 16.00 to 17.00 (until 24 October)

Where? Ketelhuisplein, Embassy of Inclusive Society

Access: Free

 

DDW Talk - Designing Society 

How can we use design to serve the needs of society? Design has the power to tackle societal issues, create inclusive communities, and promote wellbeing. In this talk, we explore how systems and experiences can offer solutions to the needs of individuals, organisations, and society at large through the lens of social and service design. More on this talk

When? Wednesday 20 October | 09:30 to 14:00

Where? Canal area, Fifth, NRE Terrein | Gasfabriek 5

Access: € 75 for a regular ticket, € 25 for students 

Register here


DDW Talk - Contemporary Icons

Design objects have an ever-changing role in the world of galleries and exhibitions. In this talk, you can discover how design intersects with art and history, the trends in contemporary collecting, and the business behind the collectible design market. More on this talk

When? Thursday 21 October | 09:30 to 14:00

Where? Canal area, Fifth, NRE Terrein | Gasfabriek 5

Access: € 75 for a regular ticket, € 25 for students 

Register here


The Greater Number Sessions #3: It’s in our nature

It's in our Nature is about rediscovering how we become one with nature. How does that translate into cooperation with nature and living organisms? What ethics are involved? Which skill set is needed and how do we achieve a balanced cooperation? Find out in this talk with Daniëlle Ooms and Bahar Barati. More info.

When? Friday 22 October | 11:00 to 12:00

Where? MU, Torenallee 40-06

Access: Free!

Need more inspiration?

Check our programme for all lectures, seminars, workshops and more!

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