Design Talks Now

Design Talks NOW welcomes Latvia to the discussion and presents LATVIA DESIGN TALKS NOW delving into…

LATVIA DESIGN: Refined Heritage

Functionality is the basis of design. Heritage is the value that is both preserved and refined through sustainable efforts with technology.

Latvian-made designs represent cultural and historical heritage, uniquely combining the simplicity of Scandinavia with the opulence of Slavic decoration that is unique to Latvia’s location within the Baltics. Combining heritage with modern technologies, allows the development of products minimalist yet hand quality feeling in Baltic design. Each of the four designer and brand panelists have their own unique experience in the field of design, and together they will cover the Latvian design sector and discuss the natural, ecological, functional, extravagant, and unique take on products in today’s world.

Moderator
Garette Johnson, Creative Strategist / Brand Development, Garrott Designs

Panelists
Ieva Kaleja, Designer, Mammalampa; Lecturer, Latvian Academy of Arts
Alvida Klinge, Designer and Director, Ars Tela 
Elina Dobele, Architect and Designer, Elina Dobele
Mikelis Bastiks, Graphic Designer, Asketic

Design Pavilion has been postponed to October, but the conversations will continue virtually through an online curation of free Design Talks NOW.

July 22, 2020
2:00 PM
Design Pavilion
Save to Calendar 2020-07-22 14:00:00 2020-07-22 14:00:00 America/New_York Design Talks NOW: Latvia Design Design Talks NOW welcomes Latvia to the discussion and presents LATVIA DESIGN TALKS NOW delving into… *LATVIA DESIGN: Refined Heritage* Functionality is the basis of design. Heritage is the value that is both preserved and refined through sustainable efforts with technology. Latvian-made designs represent cultural and historical heritage, uniquely combining the simplicity of Scandinavia with the opulence of Slavic decoration that is unique to Latvia’s location within the Baltics. Combining heritage with modern technologies, allows the development of products minimalist yet hand quality feeling in Baltic design. Each of the four designer and brand panelists have their own unique experience in the field of design, and together they will cover the Latvian design sector and discuss the natural, ecological, functional, extravagant, and unique take on products in today’s world. Moderator Garette Johnson, Creative Strategist / Brand Development, Garrott Designs Panelists Ieva Kaleja, Designer, Mammalampa; Lecturer, Latvian Academy of Arts Alvida Klinge, Designer and Director, Ars Tela  Elina Dobele, Architect and Designer, Elina Dobele Mikelis Bastiks, Graphic Designer, Asketic Design Pavilion has been postponed to October, but the conversations will continue virtually through an online curation of free Design Talks NOW. New York Design Pavilion
Type
Talks & Lectures
Free
Virtual