Beirut Design Week 2014

For its third edition, Beirut Design Week -the official annual event dedicated to all forms of design in Lebanon- will be brought to you again June 9-15.

Beirut Design Week is held annually in June across Beirut City, featuring exhibitions, conferences, workshops and open studios showcasing the work of local and international designers operating within Lebanon. The event focuses on creative economies, intercultural exchange, design education and design entrepreneurship.

MAIN EVENT: Monday June 9th to Saturday June 14th

-Beirut Design Week 2014 Launching Event
6pm at Beirut Souks, Jewelry section
-Dutch Design Exhibition
6pm to 11pm at Dutch Design Venue, Beirut Souks, Jewelry section
-Danish Architecture Exhibition
6pm to 11pm at Danish Architecture Venue, Beirut Souks, Jewelry section
-Newcomers Exhibition
6pm to 11pm at Newcomers Exhibition, Saifi Village

FULL SCHEDULE: http://beirutdesignweek.org/

Beirut Design Week 2014

Beirut Design Week 2014

►Monday June 9th, 2014:
Beirut Souks & Saifi Village

WORKSHOPS
-TYPOGRAPHY: Half of what I say: typographic poetry by Cosimo Lorenzo Pancini
11am to 1pm
Location: Feer McQueen, Jeita
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/422
Fee: $10

-DIY & RECYCLE: The New Souvenir Shop by
Wyssem Nochi ON/OFF
Monday 9, Tuesday 10, and Wednesday 11 June
from 11am to 2 pm
Location: ON/OFF, Hamra
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/431
Fee: $30

-PRODUCT DESIGN & FABRICATION: White sur
White Workshop by Cyrille Najjar
Monday 9 & Tuesday 10 June from 12pm to 5pm
Location: WhiteLab, Geitaoui
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/420
Fee: $85

FILM
-Exit through the gift shop
7:30pm at Wondereight, Jisr el Bacha
►Tuesday June 10th, 2014:
Ashrafieh

TALKS
-Nouvelle Vague: The New French Domestic Landscape with Cedric Morisset and Pauline Deltour
Tuesday 10 June from 5pm to 6pm
Location: Institut Francais
What Inspires Us to Design with Jan Kath
Tuesday 10 June from 6.30pm to 7pm
Location: Iwan Maktabi

WORKSHOPS
-DESIGN FOR SOCIAL IMPACT: T+LOCAL with T+HUIS
Tuesday 10 June from 12pm to 2pm
Location: Dutch Design Venue
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/416
Fee: $20

-TYPOGRAPHY & CALLIGRAPHY: Designing Ambigrams with Niels Bakkerus
Tuesday 10 June from 4pm to 6pm
Location: Dutch Design Venue
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/415
Fee: $25

-EDITORIAL DESIGN: Augmenting the magazine: editorial design out of the box by Cosimo Lorenzo
Pancini
Tuesday 10 June from 4pm to 7pm
Location: Feer McQueen, Jeita
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/421
Fee: $10

FILM
-Design and Thinking
Tuesday 10 June at 7.30pm
Location: Wondereight, Jisr el Bacha

►Wednesday June 11th, 2014:
Gemmayze & Sursock

TALKS:
-DUTCH DESIGN TALKS FEATURING: Designing the Healthcare Experience with Rik Runge, Philips Healthcare T+LOCAL Design for impact with Dennis Meulenbroeks and Aike Heuvelink Street Art, Graffiti, Illustration & Typography
with Niels Bakkerus
4pm to 5.30pm
Location: Dutch Design Venue, Beirut Souks, Jewelry Section

-International Design in the Victoria & Albert Museum London with Rowan Bain
Wednesday 11 June from 6pm to 7pm
Location: Dawawine, Gemmayze

WORKSHOPS:
-GRAPHIC DESIGN: A graphic designer’s skill set with Walid Nasrala of Wondereight
Wednesday 11 June from 6.30pm to 9pm
Location: Wondereight, Jisr el Bacha
Registration: https://www.ihjoz.com/events/433
Fee: free

-ACCESSORIES DESIGN: Create & Wear with Sibylle Tamer Atelier S/Z
Wednesday June 11 from 4.30pm to 9.30pm
Location: Atelier S/Z, Gemmayze
For info: call 01 587929
Fee: free

-DESIGN & BUSINESS: Designing at Multi-capacity with Mirada Madrid & Agile Lebanon
Wednesday 11 June from 9.30am to 1.30pm
Location: Skillz, Gemmayzeh
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/427
Fee: $50

-DESIGN & BUSINESS: Financial Tools to Start and Expand your Business
Wednesday 11 June from 4pm to 6pm
Location: BLC Training Center
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/440
Fee: free

-COLOURS & BRANDING: Colours, colours & lots of colours by Firas Mghames & Zeina Baaklini from Feer McQueen
Wednesday 11 June from 4pm to 7pm
Location: Feer McQueen, Jeita
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/423
Fee: $10

-CUT & PASTE: Creating Contemporary Products From Traditional Islamic Design by Rana Salam
Wednesday June 11 from 4pm to 7pm
Location: Rana Salam Studio, Achrafieh
Registration: caroline@ranasalam.com or call
+961 1 217 244
Fee: $50

FILM
-The making of the El Bulli Gastronomic Event
Wednesday 11 of June from 9pm to 11pm.
Location: The Blue House, Gemmayze
►Thursday June 12th, 2014
Hamra

WORKSHOPS:

-INTERACTION DESIGN: Creating interactive prototypes with Rik Runge from Philips Design
Thursday 12 June from 4pm to 6pm
Location: Dutch Design Venue in Beirut Souks
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/413
Fee: $50

-SERVICE DESIGN: Designing your City of Tomorrow with Anna Asikainen, Nina Martin and Francisco Blockstrand
Thursday 12 & Friday 13 June from 10am to 4pm
(presentation of outcomes on Sat 14 at noon)
Location: Badguer, Bourj Hammoud
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/414
Fee: $30

-FASHION DESIGN: A Creative Approach to Making Clothing with Caroline Simonelli
Thursday 12 June from 9am to 4pm
Location: LAU, Beirut campus, Nicol 310
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/419
Fee: Free

-RECYCLING CLOTHES: Remake It with Grace Rihan AtelierG
Thursday June 12 (workshop one: 10.30am to
2.30pm) (workshop two: 3.30pm to 7.30pm)
Location: Atelier G, Achrafieh
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/432
Fee: $100

-FASHION JOURNALISM: Life on the Front Row with Hilary Alexander
Thursday 12 June from 2pm to 4pm
Location: LAU, Beirut campus, BB 903
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/418
Fee: Free

-STARTUP DESIGN: Startup Design by Mirada Madrid, Happenings, & Bader
Thursday 12 June from 2pm to 8pm
Location: Coworking 961, Sursock
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/412
Fee: $80/person or $200 for a Team of 3

-Co-CREATION & INNOVATION: Time Traveler with Rima Khatib
Thursday June 12 from 5pm to 7pm
Location: Rima Khatib Designart, Clemenceau
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/428
Fee: $20

-JEWELRY DESIGN: Crafting Jewelry with Nada Zeineh
Thursday 12 June from 6pm to 9pm
Location: Nada Zeineh Showroom, Sursock
Registration: www.ihjoz.com/events/425
Fee: $25

FILM
-Press Pause Play
Thursday 12 June at 7.30pm
Location: Wondereight, Jisr el Bacha

DESIGN LOTTERY
Win a Designer Chair!
U4 Lottery Event by Wyssem Nochi On/Off
6pm to 10pm
You may also buy your lottery ticket online on
at: www.ihjoz.com/events/435

PARTY
Carwan X Selections: The Design Issue
7pm to 10pm

Lethe at Momo’s
9pm till late

DESIGNER DINNER:
Reserve a seat and dine with our
international designer guests to engage in
stimulating conversations at Le Gray
at 9pm
Reservation: www.ihjoz.com/events/443

►Friday June 13th, 2014:
Mar Mikhael & Karantina

TALKS:
-Humor in design with Rebecca Mourani from
Feer McQueen
Friday 13 June 11am to 12pm
Location: Feer Mcqueen, Jeita

-Design: Play Seriously with Wondereight
Friday 13 June at 1pm
Location: Wondereight, Jisr el Bacha

-Shifting Perspectives on Design with ALBA
Friday 13 June 5pm to 6.30pm
Location: ALBA, Sin El Fil

WORKSHOPS:
-PARTICIPATORY DESIGN: Change by design, Saving the heritage of Beirut with ALBA Global Design Master Students
Friday 13 June from 3pm to 5pm
Location: ALBA, Sin el Fil
Registration: https://www.ihjoz.com/events/424
Fee: free

-LIGHTING DESIGN: Express with Light with Hilights
Friday 13 June from 5pm to 11pm (open).
Location: Hilights, Achrafieh
Registration: No registration required
Fee: free

►Saturday June 14th, 2014
Bourj Hammoud & Jisr El Wati

TALKS:
-Designing your City of Tomorrow in Bourj Hammoud with Anna Asikainen, Nina Martin and Francisco Blockstrand
Saturday 14 June from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Badguer, Bourj Hammoud

WORKSHOPS:
-CITY CRAFTING: urbacraft encounters by the sea by Atelier Hamra
Saturday June 14 from 3pm to 6pm
Location: Beirut Art Center
Registration & info: info@beirutartcenter.org or call 01 397-018

BDW KIDS:
-DOLL DESIGN WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
Session 1: 2pm to 3.30 pm: “Dream up the best time-traveling machine”. A product design workshop, hosted by Hadia Khouri.
Session 2: 3.30pm to 5pm: “Imagine your doll, a thousand years ago”. An outfit design workshop hosted by Karen Karam and Graziella Hindi.
Session 3: 5pm to 6.30pm: “Tell us about your adventures when you visited your ancestors”. A story telling workshop hosted by Rania Zbib and Graziella Hindi.
Location: Rima Khatib Designart, Clemenceau
Registration: https://www.ihjoz.com/events/430
Fee: $10

PARTY:
BEIRUT DESIGN WEEK 2014 PARTY
Saturday 14 June from 9pm till late
Location: Station, Jisr Wati

►Sunday June 15th, 2014

DESIGNER MARKET:
-Station Market
From 12pm to 8pm
Dekkenet Waraq

FILMS:
-BEIRUT DESIGN WEEK & METROPOLIS CINEMA Beirut Design Week has selected three new award winning films this year and they will screened at Metropolis Empire Sofil Cinema on Sunday evening from 6.30pm to 12:00am
>The Human Scale at 6.30pm
>Design Is One at 8pm
>Google & The World Brain at 10pm

Beirut Design Week 2014

Beirut Design Week 2014

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