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LG and SHFT's Evening of Design

On Wednesday night the Museum of Arts and Design hosted a discussion on the cross section of home design and sustainability with a cast of characters including co-founders, actor/filmmaker Adrian Grenier and producer Peter Glatzer; designer Danny Seo; NY Metro Chapter President of the American Society Of Interior Designers, Jacqueline Hosford; VP of Project Sales at Grohe, Tom Santer; SVP marketing of LG Electronics USA, James Fishler; and designer Thom Filicia. The panel, sponsored by LG, was an opportunity for designers, environmentalists, and manufacturers to discuss how these industries are converging in the realm of design.
November 15, 2012
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Eames and EMECO on Knockoffs

Gregg Buchbinder, CEO of EMECO, and Eames Demetrios of The Eames Foundation, both experts on authentic modern design, joined Dwell Deputy Editor Jaime Gillin on Sunday, June 24 at Dwell on Design to address the controversial topic of design knockoffs.  
June 25, 2012
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Radical Sustainability with Mitchell Joachim

Environmental thought leader, architect, and urban designer Mitchell Joachim joined Dwell editor Amanda Dameron Friday, June 21, at Dwell on Design, sharing his most innovative ideas for the city of the future. In classic Joachim fashion, his fascinating presentation was a volley of high-concept solutions delivered with characteristic charm and humor. Here, we share slideshow highlights—and a few of Joachim's highly-quotable gems.  
June 23, 2012
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Talking Swiss Design in LA

I'll be down in Los Angeles tomorrow, January 27th at 6:00 PM, to moderate a discussion on Swiss design at the A+D Museum. The free talk kicks off an exhibition highliting the winners of the biannual Swiss Design Awards. The tour of these 2009 award-winning objects is coming to a close, with two final stops in LA and San Francisco. I'll be joined onstage by Heidi Wegener director of the Swiss Design Awards, prize winner Sandra Kaufmann a designer with Strada del Sole, and prize winner Colin Schaelli of Design Bureau Colin Schaelli to talk about the awards, the direction of Swiss design, and how a tiny country is making a bit global impact. Here's a chat Heidi and I had the other day to whet your appetite. Hope to see you there!
January 26, 2011
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Objectified in America Discussion

I'm quite excited to post about the latest in a stalwart line of Dwell Conversations. I'll be moderating the panel Objectified in America: Design, Consumerism and Sustainability in Our Changing Economy with the illustrious panelists Gary Hustwit, Bill Moggride, Philip Wood and Tom Dair. The panel is on April 24th from 6:30-8:30 at the AutoDesk Gallery at 1 Market St. Suite 200 in San Francisco.
April 13, 2009
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Q&A with Sebastian Wrong

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Sebastian Wrong, Design Development Director for the UK-based Established & Sons. He was in San Francisco to introduce his work at DZINE, a modern design showroom in the city and the exclusive northern California carrier of E&S furniture and lighting.
April 6, 2009