13:15 – 14:45
Dezeen x Neuni Talk:
Sustainability in Architecture and Design, in the Context of China’s Promise and Challenges
In this panel, we look into how designers are utilising material thinking and architecture skills to combine traditional methods, new materials and technologies to create a sustainable future for China cities.
Moderated by Ben Hobson, chief content officer of Dezeen (UK). Speakers: Lin Hai, creative director of Particle Fever (CN); Alex Mok, co-founder of Linehouse (SE, CN); Yuichiro Hori, founder of Stellar Works (JP, CN)
19:00 – 22:00
Collective Contemporist x Phillips
VIP Dinner at The Shanghai EDITION
By Invitation Only
The Collective Contemporist x Phillips VIP dinner is reserved for our roster of esteemed speakers and VIP guests of partners and selected media members, this is an ideal setting for casual meet & greet with design and business leaders in China and the world. Supported by Teawith.
14:00 – 15:30
Panel 1: Art Deco, Bauhaus, Memphis… and the Next Design Movement from China
Diving into the heritage of some of the most important design movements in modern history – Art Deco, Bauhaus and Memphis, which originated in France, Germany and Italy – we look into how they continue to influence contemporary design culture and at the movement that will mark China’s place in the future history of design.
Moderated by Beatrice Leanza, co-founder of The Global School China (IT, CN). Speakers: Manuel Goller, founder New Tendency (DE); Lv Yongzhong (CN); Virginie Moriette, co-founder of Studio MVW (FR, CN); Andrea Destefanis, co-founder of Kokaisudio (IT, CN)
15:30 – 16:45
Panel 2: PRESENT – Dezeen ‘China Design Power’
An outlook on China’s current design challenges and the future development in the creative industry.
Moderated by Marcus Fairs, founder and editor-in-chief of Dezeen (UK). Speakers: Dara Huang, founder of Design Haus Liberty (UK); Lyla Wu, founder of Neuni Group (CN); Wang Hongchao, founder of Benwu Studio (CN); Sun Dayong, founder of Penda (CN).
16:45 – 18:00
Panel 3: FUTURE – Designing for Healthier, Happier Lives
A panel of creative and business leaders explore the role that design plays in creating innovations to enrich our lives and strengthen our communities.
Moderated by Maurice Li, co-founder Collective Contemporist (CN). Speakers: Dr. Philip F. Yuan, Archi-Union Architects (CN); Albert K. B. Chan, director of development planning and design, Shui On Land (CN). Satoshi Isono, Senior Associate, Universal Design Studio (US).