What Design Can Do symposium | WiSe 2018/19

13 February 2019
Bauhaus Archiv Berlin

The  New Grounds project of Winter Semester 2018/19 ended with a grand finale:  the What Design Can Do – mini symposium. It took in a packed Temporary Bauhaus Archiv in Berlin.

Designer and founder of What Design Can Do? Richard van der Laken, designer/writer of the book Hidden Impact, Babette Porselijn and young critical designer Manon van Hoeckel spoke about the impact Design can have on our society by taking up an active role.
Esther Cleeven, Curator of the Bauhaus Archiv and Ineke Hans both spoke some words on the topic and Ake Rudolf – head of strategy of IDZ Berlin – reflected on the situation of German Designers in this.
Lucas Verweij moderated the questions and conversations that came up with his renown bold attitude and statements making it in a very lively and inspiring evening.