Collections: Meaning, relevance and value

Sep

20

2017

11:45pm-12:45pm

Ticketed Event

Victoria and Albert Museum, Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre for arts education

https://billetto.co.uk/en/e/collections-meaning-relevance-and-value-global-design-forum-tickets-206940

- Exploring the enduring appeal of the iconic 20th-century design collection

- Revealing the ideas and approaches behing the design: the stories that collections tell

- Predicting the future: how can you tell if a piece will acquire collectible status?

- Shaping the present

Peter Kapos, director, Das Programm and Dietrich Lubs, Industrial Designer, Braun in conversation with Johanna Agermann Ross, Curator of Twentieth Century and Contemporary Furniture and Product Design at the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Peter Kapos is a philosopher, writer and curator whose research is developed around German philosophy in relation to art, design history and contemporary practice.

Dietrich Lubs has designed for Braun and is responsible for the AB1 alarm clock (1987) and the Control ET 55 calculator, which was included in the design collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Under his direction Braun is relaunching the original AW10 watch, a collaboration between Lubs and Dieter Rams.

Kapos and Lubs will be in conversation with Johanna Agermann Ross, Curator of Twentieth Century and Contemporary Furniture and Product Design at the V&A.

Supported by Braun

London Design Festival

Over nine days in September, the London Design Festival feature hundreds of events taking place across London, showcasing the city's pivotal role in global design. The London Design Festival 2017 will be held 16-24 September, featuring over 500 Partners, Landmark Projects, and V&A Commissions.

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