If you, or someone you know, would like to meet the author of In The Bubble: Designing In A Complex World – then read on. If you donâ€™t, stop reading now because that’s all this entry is about.
TALKS, READINGS, SIGNINGS
NEW YORK Thursday 12 May.
6.30pm-8.30pm. Celebration drink to launch the In The Bubble US tour. Hosted by Colin Robinson and Doug Sery at the new Brecht Forum , 451 West Street, New York.
NEW YORK Friday 13 May.
Malfatto: Imperfect Design For A Better World? Conference at Tishman Auditorium, NYC . Material Connexion’s founder, George M. Beylerian, has also invited the architect/artist Gaetano Pesce; toy maker and sculptor Kardash Onnig; trend announcer Li Edelkoort; Scott Henderson, co-founder of Mint; James Ludwig, Director of Design for Steelcase; and Scott Wilson,Global Creative Director for Nike Explore.
NEW YORK Sunday 15 May
Design Downtown 10.30am – 11.30am. Brief, lively and interesting presentations on â€œthe business of designâ€ (with fresh coffee and Krispy Kremes) featuring Robert Kloos (Consulate General of The Netherlands) and Sina Djafari (partner in Edge, Modern and Public Design). Plus moi. Event location: Drive-In Studios, 443 West 18th Street. Seating is limited so please call +1 212 352 9968 to reserve a place. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
BOSTON Monday 16 May
5.30pm MIT Building 34 Room 101. Phone: 617 253-5249 or email: Colleen Lanick colleenl@MIT.EDU
STANFORD UNIVERSITY Tuesday 17 May
Reading and Signing 6:00 pm at Stanford University Bookstore,
519 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, California 94305. 650 329-1217
SAN FRANCISCO (PALO ALTO) Wednesday 18 May
12:00 noon IDEO “KnowHow” talk, introduced by Bill Moggridge. At IDEO’s meeting space: 831 High Street, Palo Alto. Contact person: Scott Underwood (email@example.com), (650) 289 3409.
SEATTLE Thursday 19 May
5:30pm Reading and Signing Elliott Bay Book Company, 101 South Main Street, Seattle Washington 98104. 206 624-6600
SEATTLE, Friday 20 May
7:00pm Reading and Signing, University Bookstore, 4326 University Way SE
Seattle, Washington 98195. 206 634-3400
HELSINKI Wednesday 25 May
University of Art and Design, Masters of Arts Seminar 2005 : â€œWhat type of communities does digital media shape – physical or virtualâ€. HÃ¤meentie 135 C, FIN-00560 Helsinki
6pm Book Signing, Arabianranta
Contact: Sari VÃ¤Ã¤nÃ¤nen firstname.lastname@example.org
HELSINKI Thursday 26 May.
6pm Reading and Signing, Kiasma.
HAY ON WYE Tuesday 31 May
The Guardian Hay Festival Tuesday 10.00h. . 25 Lion St, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5AD. T – 0870 787 2848
Media contact: Sophie Rochester Sophie@colmangettypr.co.uk
LONDON Wednesday 1 June.
16.00h (tea) for 16.30 (talk): â€œDesigning In A Complex Worldâ€. Hosted by Robin Murray, RED Unit , the Design Council, Bow Street, London. To reserve a seat, please email Jude Codner: JudeC@designcouncil.org.uk 0207 420 5216
GLASGOW Thursday 2 June.
The Lighthouse (with Urban Learning Space). Contact: email@example.com
BREDA, NL. Wednesday 15 June
A national debate between cultural leaders, investors and policy makers. With Medy van Van der Laan (culture minister), Rene Hoogendoorn (investor, ING) and John Thackara (symposiarch). 9.00 to 18.00 â€œsomewhere in the industrial area behind the stationâ€. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
BERGEN, NORWAY. Wednesday 5 October
Bergen National Academy of Arts. Conference: Hybrid Art & Design Practice.
Contact: Professor Jeremy Welsh email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
LONDON Friday 14 October
Global Design Critical Debate at the V&A. Rem Koolhaas and John Thackara. Chaired by Joe Kerr. 2.00pm – 5.00pm. Book now on +44 870 906 3883 or www.vam.ac.uk/a
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