Thomas Heatherwick to open Talks with 100% Design

100% Design is known for its industry-leading talks programme, with agenda-setting keynotes from industry heavyweights, trends analysis, speculation about the future of design and professional masterclasses for those working right across the architectural, construction and design sectors.

With the most well attended and comprehensive seminar programme in UK design, seeing more industry names and issues discussed than any other design event Talks with 100% Design is the go-to destination. An enviable line-up of leading industry figures such as Michael Young, Ross Lovegrove, Lee Broom and Naomi Cleaver have taken to the stage.

For this year’s edition, we are delighted to confirm that Thomas Heatherwick and Marcel Wanders will be speaking.

Thomas Heatherwick

Since founding the Heatherwick Studio in 1994, Thomas Heatherwick has garnered international recognition as one of the most influential and innovative designers today. Heatherwick’s works span a wide range of disciplines including architecture, furniture, product design, engineering, and urban planning. Upon graduating, he established the Heatherwick Studio where over the last 18 years, he and a group of fellow designers, architects, and engineers have worked on nearly 200 projects.

Marcel Wanders

Marcel Wanders is a product and interior designer who became internationally known with his iconic Knotted Chair produced for Droog Design in 1996. His work is ubiquitous; designing for leading international companies such as Flos, Alessi, Puma, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, MAC Cosmetics, Cappellini, B&B Italia, Moroso and Target. In 2001 Wanders co-founded the successful design label Moooi, of which he is the Art Director.


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