From may 25 to June 1, 2016 St. Petersburg for the sixth time under the slogan DesignSense it will be a Week of Architecture and Design St. Petersburg Design Week 2016.
Every year the team of St. Petersburg Design Week comes up with new slogan of the project that becomes the leitmotif of all the events of the week. The concept of the sixth season was very shaped: slogan DesignSense involves five basic senses that help us learn about the world and form another sense by which it is possible to predict trends in the world of design and architecture and to apply these skills in creative projects. Guests St. Petersburg Design Week will be able to literally consider, hear, try design, to touch him and even to capture its special flavor!
Star — Eugenie Quitllet
Headlined By St. Petersburg Design Week will be the Designer of the year by the leading international exhibition design and decoration Maison&Objet — Eugenie Quitllet. Fashionable and incredibly sought-after Spanish designer welcome interior design show and the star of the European show. Eugenie Quitllet became especially famous thanks to the successful cooperation with such brands as KARTELL, VONDOM, ALIAS and CHRISTOFLE. In 2001, held a historic meeting with Eugenie a Philippe Starck (Philippe Starck), which led to 10 years of an incredibly fruitful cooperation of the two masters. And in 2011 Eugenie has set up his own Studio in Barcelona, where he works today. The Creator of designer items-bestsellers at the intersection of drawing and sculpture Eugenie Quitllet will share with the St. Petersburg colleagues the secrets of his success and will deliver a lecture. In addition, the lecture will Professor at Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan and member of the St. Petersburg Design Week 2014 Leases Reeling, Dutch industrial designer Maarten Baptist and architect of Dutch urban planning Bureau Cie Feather Property.
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Jubilee exhibition Design Week Expo
Traditionally, the Central event of the Design Week will be the Fifth exhibition of design and interior Design Week Expo, which in this year the organizers have extended for one more day. Now to visit the only event for the promotion of quality products and services, finding clients and dealers in the St. Petersburg market guests from 25 to 28 may in the Manege of cadet corps on the University embankment. An annual exposition of products and services in the field of interior decoration and design will present on one platform novelties of Russian and European manufacturers, bright events in the field of design and interior, as well as an intensive business program for professionals and for a wide audience of connoisseurs. In the framework of the Design Week Expo will be exciting lectures from leading teachers International design school (Saint-Petersburg) Marina Skulsky, Tatyana Petrova, Elena Lazareva and others. For professional architects and designers the company European Design Space (Belgium), trainer and consultant Alexey Abolmasov conduct effective training “Design = Money,” and the Houzz team Russia will talk about world’s leading online platform for business development and build an effective dialogue with customers. About how to manage creativity in business, and what interior design trends will be in 2017-18, he will tell Ksenia Lery of the trend-Bureau Trendsquire (Moscow).
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Leaders change city
In the new conditions of the market of particular attention of the project organizers focused on the promotion of domestic design. This is the first year St. Petersburg Design Week was the official partner of the all-Russian forum of living cities — the platform № 1 in Russia for direct dialogue on the most pressing issues of urban development. The event is supported by the Public chamber of the Russian Federation, Agency for strategic initiatives, Council under RF President on development of civil society, all-Russian Council on local self-government and more than 80 partners from all over Russia. The dialogue between architects, urban planners and design community and manufacturers will be held from 24 to 27 may in Centre of import substitution and localization, in the 4th pavilion of “Lenexpo”in the framework of a new project “Creative replacement”. The event will bring together the best of domestic industrial designs, design ideas and concepts, and present an extensive business programme for the B2B audience, with the participation of the relevant committees. Among the speakers are the Director and the owner of the company Liveinternet.ru the President of the Association for the development of e-Commerce (aedc) Herman Klimenko, urbanist-designer, lead architect and founder of the Center for development of architecture of the Eindhoven Case Donkers, Advisor to the Minister of culture of the Russian Federation, member of the Expert Council of the Government of the Russian Federation Nikolay Novichkov, the founder of the Winzavod centre for contemporary art and the Agency of the “Design Territory” Sofia Trotsenko and others. In the program — more than 30 practical, project-analytical and educational sessions, author’s laboratories, workshops and round tables.
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SEIDLER&DUPAIN: Common Vision
A significant St event. Petersburg Design Week will be the exhibition of the work of renowned Australian architect Harry Seidler, captured in photographs by max Duana, — SEIDLER&DUPAIN: Common Vision. The exhibition will take place in conceptual space Cosmotheca Department store Au Pont Rouge from 25 may to 9 June. Unique multi-year creative collaboration of an architect and a photographer will be presented in the form of an exhibition, lectures and film series. The exhibition is curated by Vladimir Belogolovsky, founder and Director of the Curatorial Project (NY) and author of the book “Harry Seidler: the business of life”.
The exhibition is open from 12.00 to 21.00. Admission is free.
May 30 at the New Museum during the St. Petersburg Design Week 2016 will open the exhibition of contemporary Swiss poster SWISS MADE with support from the Swiss Council for culture “Pro Helvetia” in the framework of the program “Swiss Made in Russia”. Swiss design or the international typographic style was the epitome of modernism in the chart. Among the exhibitors — the most iconic names in the world of graphic design, which represents the modern Swiss school: Martin Woodtli, Ralph Shraivogel, Erich Brechbuhl, Monica gold, Klaus, and Martin Fromherz Heel, Ludovic Baland, Alex V. Hefty, Larissa Kasper and Rosario Florio, Marie Luz, Ivan Weiss and Michael Greenbul. Curator — Mitya, Harshak. 31 may in the framework of the exhibition there will be an open lecture by designer Martin Woodtli.
Registration to the lecture.
Entrance to the exhibition is by ticket in cash Desk of the New Museum.
REGISTRATION FOR THE EVENT ON THE WEBSITE WWW.SPBDESIGNWEEK.RU