Open Design Now; Why Design Cannot Remain Exclusive will be launched internationally during DMY International Design Festival Berlin, on the 2nd of June.
Host is Marcus Fairs, one of the most influential and knowledgeable figures on the international architecture and design scene. He is founder and editor-in-chief of Dezeen.com and author of the books Twenty-First Century Design and Green Design. Fairs will give his view on open design and discuss the implications and the meaning of open design with authors and editors of the book:
Ronen Kadushin (designer), Michelle Thorne (Mozilla), Tommi Laitio (Domus), Marleen Stikker (Waag Society), Jürgen Neumann (Ohanda), Gabrielle Kennedy (Design.nl), Bas van Abel (Waag Society), Roel Klaassen (Premsela), Lucas Evers (Creative Commons) and Hendrik-Jan Grievink (designer of the book)
You can join the book launch of Open Design Now at Berlin’s new creative hub, Planet Modulor. Of course drinks and music will be open source too!
Open Design Now is the result of a collaboration between Creative Commons Netherlands, Premsela, the Netherlands Institute for Design and Fashion, and Waag Society, Institute for Art, Science & Technology.
Thursday 2 June
17.00 – 19.30 hr
Doors open at 16.30 hr
Aart Helder, Project Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
Order Open Design Now for only € 24,95 (including shipping in The Netherlands) before 1 July 2011: www.bispublishers.nl/opendesignnow/aanbieding. Of course the book will be for sale at the book launch too.