Day 01 - Monday, June 29

When will we dine again?

29 June 2020 – A chat with the creators of Roar’s research paper, that looks deep into the fate of F&Bs in the region. Click See More to view the talk.

Materials Lab 1 – Finding the Good in the Bad

29 Jun 2020 – Colab partners share their attempt at saving our planet’s resources via innovative methods and materials. Click See More to view the talk

Tomorrow’s Workspace

29 Jun 2020 – The new parameters of ‘Science’ vs ‘the Guidelines’, and how does a responsible manufacturer respond to the rapidly changing workspace. Click See More to view the talk.

Alone Together- Jim Taylour

29 Jun 2020 – Orangebox R and D have been exploring physical, psychological and social health in the workspace be it physical or virtual, office or home. Click See More to view the talk.

Saving the Earth, One Chair at a Time

29 Jun 2020 | 4:00 PM – Are advancements in design and ergonomics killing our natural reserves? Click See More to view the talk

Is Antimicrobial the New Black

29 Jun 2020 – We speak with international brains in wellness and sustainability on how we can better our offices for a healthier work environment. Click See More to view the talk

The Science of Surfaces

29 Jun 2020 – Experts from the fields of A&D and manufacturing delve into this simple yet incredibly ‘deep’ field, and the impact that surfaces have on our interiors, environment and self. Click See More to view the talk

On-demand Privacy

29 Jun 2020 – Mikko Tamminen works with many of these companies to stay up-to-date on workplace research and development done around the world. He will share his insights into what the future of the office looks like from Framery’s perspective. Click See More to view the talk

Creating Positive Spaces using the WELL Building Standard

29 Jun 2020 – This CPD introduces the process and contents of the WELL building standard, helping participants to understand how to approach this emerging human centred commercial building standard. Click See More to view the talk

Day 02 - Tuesday, June 30

Why We Need WELL More Than Ever

30 Jun 2020 – We talk to the COO of the International Well Building Institute on changes in standards that are not only beneficial but also incredibly necessary on a global scale. Click see more to view the talk.

Cradle to Cradle is not a choice. It’s the only option!!

30 Jun 2020 – The aim is to reach Cradle to Cradle Platinum level in 2030 through closed loops where waste becomes resources, while becoming carbon positive. If you want to know why and how, this is the talk to listen to. Click see more to view the talk.

Style in carpet tiles with a sustainable approach

30 Jun 2020 |1:00 PM – modulyss is a leading carpet tiles manufacturer dedicated to the international commercial market. In this session of “Design Collective Insights” Hisham will unveil for us the many advantages of carpet tiles in terms of Designs , Wellbeing and Sustainability and what new innovations modulyss holds for us.

Shaw Contract introduces SCFloorDesigner App

30 Jun 2020 | 2:00 PM – The App enables you to design a floor layout, and then visualise it in a live environment, quickly and easily, all from your iPhone. Discover some design inspiration from our design and user community with project stories and interviews. Designing and visualising your next flooring project has never been easier. Unlimited designs at the touch of a button.

How Sustainable Design Impacts People and Our Planet

June 30, 2020 | 4:00 PM – For the past 7 years, Surge’s annual ‘Design, Dine, make a Difference’ has brought together the region’s A+D community to transform the lives of 100,000+ people in vulnerable global communities. Be inspired by Surge’s key industry changemakers and their commitment to impacting our world through design!

The WILD Way

30 Jun 2020 | 5:00 PM – Listen to an inspirational discussion with three great leaders about embracing diversity, and what this means to them individually and as a business.

The Fate of Office Real Estate – What Lies Ahead?

30 Jun 2020 | 12:00 PM – Corenet members weigh in on the future of regional Corporate Real Estate.

Building in 2020 – Challenge or Nightmare

30 Jun 2020 | 2:00 PM – Leading contractors and project managers open up about the experience of completing a project in 2020. And what’s going to happen next?

Haworth – Designing in a Virtual World With Patricia Urquiola

30 Jun 2020 | 3:00 PM – Discover how Patricia balances innovation and design with craftsmanship and quality to create pieces and spaces globally—oftentimes from a distance.

Breathing New Life into Work

30 Jun 2020 | 4:00 PM – Bringing the workplace back to life. What’s changed? What remains the same? And is this permanent?

Day 03 - Wednesday, July 01

Designing Blind…

1 Jul 2020 | 1:00 PM – Experts in research and exploration talk about the value of data-informed design.

Materials Lab 2 – Sustainability and Finite Resources

1 Jul 2020 | 12:00 PM – Cradle to cradle is simply not enough. We speak with sustainability experts and activists on their solutions for saving AND sustaining our planet.

Acoustics and Your Well Being

1 Jul 2020 | 2:00 PM – We look into acoustics and how this science has a direct impact on our bodies, well-being and ability to perform and function.

Orangebox: Hula Hoop Office

1 July 2020 – 4:00 PM

Go for the Win!

01 Jul 2020 | 3:00 PM – Design firm heads talk about the task of winning projects for non corporate and smaller firms – the pitfalls, what to do and what not to do.

Fair Play – The Second Episode

01 July 2020 | 4:00 PM – In this continuation of our earlier talk Fair Play Part 1 – The Fate of Design Exhibitions, we talk through how design fairs have evolved to become an extended source of support for the A&D community.

The Living Office (New Landscape of Work)

1 July 2020 | 12:00 PM – At Herman Miller, we are working with the world’s leading thinkers and designers to apply a greater understanding of people—how we think, how we are motivated, and how we create and collaborate—to this new landscape of work. In this seminar we will share our approach to how to manage our work, the tools and technologies that enable us, and the places where we come together to do it.

Colour Connect CPD

1 Jul 2020 | 1:00 PM – Our new ColourConnect CPD explores colour’s impact on our built spaces and the interactions that take place in them. The unit is divided into four lenses or chapters— Self, Earth, Creativity and Community.

Continuing Collaboration – Post Covid

1 July 2020 | 2:00 PM – The talk is about Collaboration both pre and post Covid 19. It’s very much an open and general topic having spoken to a number of people within our field.

Product Awards

The Design Collective 2020 Product Award recognizes the designers and design teams who set new standards and push boundaries in products, transforming the spaces in which we live and work. Click See More to celebrate the winners