Part of Victoria’s State of Design Festival is Design Capital. This design and business conference brings together leading global innovators, designers, and business figures, to canvass issues relevant to the world of design. From 16 â€“ 18 July 2008.
June 17th, 2008
Design Victoria presents Design Capital, Victoria’s design and business conference, running from Wednesday 16 – Friday 18 July 2008, at the Melbourne Museum, as part of the State of Design Festival.
Current research reveals 8% of Australian businesses use design services; in the UK it is 68%.
In regards to this statistic, the Design Capital event offers both the design industry, and the business community, an opportunity to collaborate, utilise resources and improve the situation in our country.
Keynote international speakers include Anna Klingmann (New York), author of Brandscape; Alan Chochinov (New York), editor-in-chief of Core77; Emily Pilloton (San Francisco), founder of Project H and managing editor of inhabitat.com; Theo Williams (London) creative director of Habitat, Dan Hill, (Sydney), head of Online for Monocle.com, Oki and Akihiro Ito (Japan) of Nendo Design Studio and Jackson Tan and Patrick Gan (Singapore) directors of Black Design.
For tickets or more information, visit stateofdesign.com.au
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