Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit

Today we unveil you all the details of one of the most awaited design events. 

If you were curious about the article that we wrote yesterday regarding the Luxury Design and Craftsmanship Summit 2018, then today all your doubts and questions will be clarified, since we are going to tell you every single detail you need to know. Scroll down and get inspired!


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When?

Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 7  Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 7From the 20th to the 21st of June 2018, Oporto will be the center stage for Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2018 organized by the Covet Group. This event will bring you a new perspective, and the most innovative practices of the luxury and design industries as the major players in the growth and elevation of Craftsmanship.

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Where?

Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 4  Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 4Taking place in a city renowned for its craftsmanship heritage, Oporto, Portugal, the two-day event will present an outstanding line-up of keynote speakers to provide a lively debate and informed conversation for those who seek to be at the forefront of the Luxury Design field.

Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 5  Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 5The opening event will be at Pavilhão Multiusos de Gondomar, designed by Pritzker Winners, Architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, on the 20th of June with the live showcase by master artisans of azulejo, wood and other ancient crafts. Gondomar it’s the perfect place to host the 1st Edition of this Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit, because it’s a city known for its love and devotion to craftsmanship, mainly in the jewelry industry with a special kind of love and attention for the traditional art of creating stunning jewelry pieces in filigree.

Live Show Case

Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 2  Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 2The first panel dedicated to The Value of Craftsmanship for the Luxury World will showcase real case studies that translate the meaning of exclusivity and authenticity. This day will be closed by Gondomar’s Mayor, Marco Martins with a Port of Honor.

Programme & Schedule

Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 3  Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 3On the second day, on the 21st of June, two panels will be presented: “Design as a Driving force for Local Craftsmanship”, a closer look into the rise of the Designer-Maker, a journey from the past towards a new cultural progress to promote creativity and innovation, while respecting traditions and safeguarding heritage. The closing panel will be “Luxury Branding: The Behind the Scenes Story” and it will debate the connexion between the heritage techniques and its usage for the most recent marketing campaigns of leading luxury business brands.

Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 6  Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 6During this two-day event, the craftsmanship will be discussed with a new approach and dimension. There will be a reflection of the dynamic and digital world where craftsmanship serves as a tool for design brands and other arts.

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Speakers

Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 111  Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit Everything You Need to Know About The Design and Craftsmanship Summit 111As of this day, the following Speakers are confirmed: Michaelangelo Foundation, an international non-profit entity that celebrates and preserves master craftsmanship and strengthens its connection to the world of design; Fundação Ricardo Espírito Santo Silva, a foundation created with the objective of protecting and disseminating the Portuguese Decorative Arts and the handicrafts related to them; Luís Onofre, designer of luxury shoes and accessories and President of APICCAPS; Vista Alegre, the oldest porcelain factory in the Iberian Peninsula; Topázio, a Portuguese company with more than 140 years of history, expert in the creation and production of unique designed hand-carved silver; Boca do Lobo, Portuguese brand of furniture-art design recognized for its unique and innovative design always hand-worked.

GET IN TOUCH

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This event is organized in association with Thinkers & Makers Foundation, whose mission is to celebrate and honor the craftsmanship and every single person who creates soulful pieces with their own hands. According to the organization, “A unique new Summit dedicated to exploring the increasingly crucial nexus between luxury and craftsmanship as essential components to inject a new verve into the design world.”

For a more detailed conference program and more specific information about this event, please visit the official website at http://designandcraftsmanship.com

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Not in London? No problem, you can take the virtual tour of Covet London here!

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