The former SPD student Alessandro Stabile has been selected among the top ten young Italian designers by the Italian Cultural…
Ross Lovegrove defines himself an evolutionary biologist creating forms more than a designer. His work relates to nature in an evolutionary sense as he’s deeply concerned with reduction. The result is an organic yet impressive essentialism which means using nothing more – nothing less than is needed.
Next Wednesday, July 2nd at 18.30, DesignTalks 08 meets Ross Lovegrove. The conference at SPD will be open to the general public with an introduction by Cristina Morozzi. Lovegrove is also leading the first of the four one-week workshops run by SPD as part of its Summer School programme.
Welsh-born, Ross Lovegrove is truly a pioneer of industrial design. His astonishing pieces are the result of an ongoing quest in the potential offered by technologies. Lovegrove blends this orientation towards technological innovation with an interest in the natural world as a permanent source of inspiration. He has worked for clients as varied as Apple, Cappellini, Moroso, Issey Miyake and Airbus. His work has been exhibited at MoMA in New York, the Pompidou Centre in Paris and the Design Museum in London.
DesignTalks is the series of lectures promoted every year by SPD to explore the most interesting research trends in contemporary design ranging from graphics and multimedia to product design and architecture. The integration of different media, between design and technologies, research and professional practice will take center stage during the meetings. After Etienne Mineur, Theredbox, Studio Najbrt, Erik Kessels from Kessels Kramer, Dimitri Bruni from Norm and Ross Lovegrove, the next DesignTalks on schedule will be: Fernando and Humberto Campana (Wednesday July, 9th), Matali Crasset (Wednesday, July16th) and Martì Guixé (Wednesday, July 23rd). Guests will be introduced byCristina Morozzi.
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