Doors open at 8:30. Kaffitár offers morning coffee.
The only way is up!
DesignTalks is a day filled with inspirational talks from international designers, architects and creative thought leaders. It is the opening event of DesignMarch.
This years event highlights the role and power of design facing colossal global challenges, suggesting that “the only way is up!”
The topics will range from the design of zero-emission buildings that produce more energy than they consume, to the pioneering fight for sustainability in fashion. From the opportunities and challenges of immersive digital worlds, to the role of graphic design in recent political events. From explorations of local cultures, to habitation on Mars and the design of new species altogether.
Iceland’s Prime Minister, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, will open DesignTalks 2019. Curated by Hlín Helga Gudlaugsdóttir, the conference is a signature event of DesignMarch, takes place at Harpa Music Hall and Conference Centre, one of Reykjavík’s most celebrated landmarks.
DesignTalks is a signature event of DesignMarch, produced by the Iceland Design Centre with the support of Arion Bank and the City of Reykjavik.