Collection by Sarah Amandolare

Dwell on Design 2014 Keynote Address: Stephen Burks


On opening night of Dwell on Design 2014 in Los Angeles, American industrial designer Stephen Burks joined Dwell Editor-in-Chief Amanda Dameron for an onstage talk. Click through the slideshow for highlights from the talk and to see products from Burks's show floor installation.

Onstage, Burks unveiled the American version of The Traveler, a chair he designed in collaboration with Roche Bobois.
Burks, whose work on "Man Made" has taken him to developing countries and design capitals, discussed his devotion to...
Design happens quickly in Burks's studio, Readymade Projects, comprising only 15 percent of what he does, Burks says.
Burks has long been enamored by hand-craftsmanship, even early on in his career.
Burks's Man Made collection and his Dala line of outdoor furniture for Dedon—featuring stools, chairs, and ottomans...
Already established in Europe, Burks has his eyes on the U.S. market.
Burks recalls working with South African artisans on a line of silicon bowls for Cappellini, and the six-time markup on...
While showing Man Made, including at Dwell on Design in New York in October 2014, Burks is also out to expand his...