London meets Beirut: Innovation in the design Industry – one day seminar
A NOT-TO-MISS SEMINAR WITH STAR CREATIVES FROM THE UK AND LEBANON
Date : Saturday December 3rd 2011
Time : 10:00am until 4:00pm
FROM THE UK
London College of Fashion/Central St Martins + Wallpaper* magazine + NOT JUST A LABEL
Rabih Kayrouz, Rana Salam, Nada Debs and Karim Chaya
Sign up for free, limited places available!
In their common effort to support the Lebanese creative economy and contribute to its growth, The British Council and Starch Foundation partner up to create a one-day seminar entitled:
“London meets Beirut: Innovation in the design Industry”
The aim of this initiative is to merge the expertise of some of the most renowned UK creative experts and
Lebanese designers to:
• Give insight into innovation in the UK design industry, a pioneer in creativity, design technology
and a platform for emerging talent.
• Give insight into the current Lebanese design industry
• Come up with strategies through an interactive panel to contribute to a faster growth of the Lebanese
Speaker 1: Stefan Siegel (Not Just a Label)
New Business Models in the Design Sector: E-commerce
The importance of e-commerce, e-opportunities, business tools, and e-tail editorial.
Speaker 2: Philip Delamore (London College of Fashion)
The influence of the Fashion Digital Studio on the agendas of education, research, and commerce.
The relationship between new and emerging technology.
The creation, production, and consumption of fashion broader design.
Speaker 3: Ursula Geisselmann (Wallpaper* magazine)
The changing nature of design journalism through ‘New Media’ (iPad magazines, social media, webzines…)
Lebanese designers’ panel:
Rabih Kayrouz, Nada Debs, Rana Salam and Karim Chaya
Four of the most renowned Lebanese designers, Rabih,
Rana, Karim and Nada have each acquired their education and professional experiences abroad yet have chosen to setup their businesses in Lebanon.
They have a lot to share with the audience and fill in the gaps on the current Lebanese design status and the Lebanese creative economy.
AUB (Architecture and Design Departement), Le Gray Hotel, NOT JUST A LABEL, Solidere
Seminar invitation designed by Raya Tueny