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Premsela Design Forum Milan

Event: The Premsela Design Forum on Repairing Milan Design Week,
Date: 22.  April 2009.
Location: Milano, Italy
Address: Romeo Gigli Café, Via Angelo Fumagalli 6, Milan
Doors: 6.30pm
Discussion: 7.00pm (preceded by an introduction by Dutch Minister of Culture Ronald Plasterk)

The idea of recycling often crops up in discussions of responsible, conscious production. At a Premsela design forum in Milan on 22 April, prominent figures in the field will discuss the value of an alternative: repair.
Speakers including designer Satyendra Pakhalé, Hermès director of innovations Corinne Poux-Bernard, and Platform21 artistic director Joanna van der Zanden will share their views on the value of repair in the context of the global economic crisis. Author Marco Bevolo will moderate the discussion. Dutch Culture Minister Ronald Plasterk will introduce the event. Read the rest HERE.
*Photo credit: Thonet-stoel repaired by Harco Rutgers. Photography Leo Veger

Herzog & de Meuron for Tate Modern

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