Dezeen events: Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs moderates the Design Talks at Design Miami/Basel today and tomorrow with designers Nacho Carbonell, Tomáš Gabzdil Libertiny, Peter Marigold, Shay Alkalay and Yael Mer (Raw-Edges) and Maarten Baas. The talks take place in the HSBC Private Bank Lounge at Design Miami/Basel under the theme of Rising Designers, Commissioned Projects and High-Profile Patrons Who Support Them. Details:
Thursday 11 June
Nacho Carbonell, Tomáš Gabzdil Libertiny, Peter Marigold, and Shay Alkalay and Yael Mer (Raw-Edges) The 2009 Designers of the Future Award winners will share their views on the future of design, the concepts behind their new commissioned projects, and how they expect the award to affect their careers.
Friday 12 June
Li Edelkoort, Murray Moss, and Maarten Baas Maarten Baas is only 31 years old but has already attained superstar status in the design world. From his time in design school, design expert and trendspotter Li Edelkoort has encouraged Maarten’s vision. Similarly, Murray Moss, one of the most powerful design dealers in the United States, has also been instrumental in promoting Maarten’s work. This conversation will focus on the relationship between the designer and his mentors/patrons, with a focus on understanding the risks and rewards of supporting young designers.
HSBC Private Bank Lounge, Design Miami/Basel, Hall 5, Messe Basil, Switzerland