Nordic Design Now: Social Awareness and Sustainability

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Nordic Design Now consists of two panel discussions, Social Awareness & Sustainability and Design Policy: Lessons Learned, co-presented by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and Scandinavia House. These panels are held in conjunction with two design exhibitions: National Triennial 2010: Why Design Now? at Cooper-Hewitt and Nordic Models + Common Ground at Scandinavia House.
The first panel is moderated by Matilda McQuaid, Deputy Curatorial Director, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, and features leading Nordic designers discussing their stance on sustainability and social responsibility in their work and in current design practices.
Panelists:
Nille Juul-Sørensen, former chairman of board at Index Award, partner in Arup
Lavrans Løvlie -- Director, liveIwork
Stefan Magnusson -- Founding Partner and Senior Industrial Designer, No Picnic
Ville Kokkonen, Design Director of Artek
Halla Helgadottir, Managing Director Iceland Design Centre