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DDW Talks: Designing Society

How can we use design to serve the needs of societies?

Value/Waarde by Nienke Hoogvliet at DDW21 — © Boudewijn Bollmann

Design has the power to tackle societal issues, create communities, advocate behaviours and promote well-being. Let's talk about how.

Designing Society

Through the lens of various design approaches - ranging from human-centred to post-human-centred - we explore possible solutions to the needs of individuals, organizations and society at large.

Moderator: Kimberly Bradley | editor at nomad

• Sofia Lorenzo | Designer at XA Archive
• Lisa Mandemaker | Speculative designer
• Bas van Dam | Founder & CEO of Being
• Julian Schubert | Architect at Something Fantastic

Programme Tuesday 25 October:
16:30 | Doors open at Fifth, The Stage (NRE Terrein, Gasfabriek 5, Eindhoven)
17:00 | Start DDW Talk
19:00 | Stay for drinks and snacks at Fifth
20:00 | End programme

Good to know:
- The DDW Talks include drinks and appetizers
- The programme will be spoken in English

About the partners

• nomad
nomad is a magazine that promotes issues concerning quality of life, sustainability and society by curating the ideas of a growing global creative community. Inspired by the forward-thinking approaches of creative visionaries, eco-pioneers, artists, authors, architects, entrepreneurs and designers worldwide, nomad magazine seeks out new perspectives to shape our local and global life towards a valuable future. In this sense, we are all nomads.

• Being
Being is an ambitious company developing sustainable real estate based on an end-user perspective while respecting the (natural) environment. Their goal is to create sustainable values in real estate. Being aims to elevate the quality of life and to create a socially inclusive and sustainable society.

Furniture provided by Sofacompany, additional designs by Pepijn Fabius Clovis, Pepe Valenti and Teun Zwets, facilitated by isola.

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About Dutch Design Foundation

Dutch Design Foundation is the organisation behind Dutch Design Week.