The conference 'Design for a Changing World' features leading designers, makers and thinkers from The East and The West and showcases innovative design projects between China and The Netherlands. The conference will be broadcasted from the livestream studio in The Effenaar, Eindhoven. The world in 2020 has taken a drastic turn, with the current pandemic and the urgent environmental threats, the dialogue with China is more pertinent than ever. BIAN 变, meaning change in Chinese refers to the Daoist "science of metamorphosis” which can lead to positive change and transformation. How can we accelerate design knowledge, exchange and benefit from a crisis to come out more united, better and stronger? Join us for a journey from ancient Chinese wisdom, the countryside to cutting edge design and circular technology in both China and the Netherlands; exploring different roads towards a better future.
China focus programme