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April 1, 2020 - present

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Episode 103: Ronan Bouroullec May 5, 2021...

Episode 103: Ronan Bouroullec

May 5, 2021

Inaugurated on April 1, 2020, Design in Dialogue is a series of online interviews hosted alternately by curator and historian Glenn Adamson and designer Stephen Burks. Conversations are held on Zoom every Wednesday for 1 hour, beginning at 11am Eastern Standard Time, including a participatory Q&A. Please join leading voices from the field — designers, makers, critics, and curators — as they discuss their work and ideas.

 

Future Guests

Wednesday May 5: Ronan Bouroullec is, without doubt, one of the most prolific and influential designers of our time. For more than thirty years, together with his brother Erwan, they have redefined in a singular and poetic manner the typology of a wide variety of objects present in our daily lives; and at the same time, the role of the designer itself. But Ronan is a craftsman above all, someone close to the materials and processes that he personally shapes with a special care for detail. His artistic and creative approach is —as he says—‘free of any methodology’, leaving enough room for intuition and improvisation.  RSVP HERE

 

List of past episode recordings:

Episode 1: Misha Kahn

Episode 2: Chris Schanck

Episode 3: Zoë Ryan

Episode 4: Faye Toogood

Episode 6: Najla El Zein

Episode 7: OrtaMiklos

Episode 8: Ron Arad

Episode 9: Libby Sellers

Episode 10: Alexandra Cunningham Cameron

Episode 11: James Wines

Episode 12: Alice Stori Liechtenstein & Marlène Huissoud

Episode 13: Sarah Schleuning

Episode 14: Stephen Burks

Episode 15: Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn

Episode 16: Monica Obniski, Darrin Alfred, Bobbye Tigerman

Episode 17: Adam Silverman

Episode 18: Alexandra Lange

Episode 19: Aric Chen

Episode 20: Joris Laarman

Episode 21: Cindi Strauss

Episode 22: Deyan Sudjic

Episode 23: Ini Archibong

Episode 24: Mark McDonald

Episode 25: Gaetano Pesce

Episode 26: Leo Warner, 59 Productions

Episode 27: Kate Wagner

Episode 28: Marianne Goebl

Episode 29: Mariana Pestana

Episode 30: Renny Ramakers

Episode 31: Rosanne Somerson

Episode 32: Craig Wilkins

Episode 33: Zhu Pei

Episode 34: Michael Anastassiades

Episode 35: Norman Teague

Episode 36: Gus Casely-Hayford

Episode 37: Lidewij Edelkoort

Episode 38: Ini Archibong

Episode 39: Joseph Walsh

Episode 40: Matylda Krzykowski

Episode 41: Marquise Stillwell and Nu Goteh

Episode 42: Duke of Devonshire

Episode 43: Amale Andraos

Episode 44: Iris van Herpen

Episode 45: Daniel Arsham

Episode 46: Patricia Urquiola

Episode 47: Dakin Hart

Episode 48: Johan Schwind

Episode 49: Bijoy Jain

Episode 50: Byron and Dexter Peart

Episode 51: Dan Barber and Gregg Moore

Episode 52: Ekene Ijeoma

Episode 53: Simone LeAmon and Ewan McEoin

Episode 54: Domitilla Dardi

Episode 55: Felix Burrichter

Episode 56: Beatrice Galilee

Episode 57: Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu (SO-IL)

Episode 58: Pedro Reyes & Carla Fernández

Episode 59: Hella Jongerius

Episode 60: Billie Tsien & Tod Williams

Episode 61: April Greiman

Episode 62: Georgianna Stout

Episode 63: Samuel Ross

Episode 64: Stefan Sagmeister

Episode 65: Washington Fajardo

Episode 66: Amie Siegel

Episode 67: Thaddeus Mosley

Episode 68: FormaFantasma

Episode 69: Omar Sosa

Episode 70: Paul Cocksedge

Episode 71: Malene Barnett

Episode 72: Andrea Branzi  Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

Episode 73: Suvi Saloniemi

Episode 74: Sarah Herda and David Brown

Episode 75: Clémence Krzentowski

Episode 76: MOS Architects

Episode 77: Marcel Wanders

Episode 78: gt2P

Episode 79: Maria Cornejo

Episode 80: Andile Dyalvane

Episode 81: Iwan Baan

Episode 82: Rick Kaufman

Episode 83: Henrik Vibskov

Episode 84: Sarah Archer

Episode 85: Michele De Lucchi

Episode 86: Jonathan Jackson

Episode 87: Christien Meindertsma

Episode 88: Random International

Episode 89: Philippe Starck

Episode 90: Irma Boom

Episode 91: Jonathan Trayte

Episode 92: Humberto Campana

Episode 93: MASS Design Group

Episode 94: Studio Swine

Episode 95: Michele Oka Doner

Episode 96: Pentagram (Michael Bierut & Paula Scher)

Episode 98: Paul S. Briggs

Episode 99: Jacques Herzog

Episode 100: Sheila Hicks

Episode 101: Dorte Mandrup

Episode 102: Amanda Williams

Episode 103: Ronan Bouroullec

 

INI ARCHIBONG - Artists
DANIEL ARSHAM - Artists
ANDREA BRANZI - Artists
ESTUDIO CAMPANA - Artists
PAUL COCKSEDGE - Artists
ANDILE DYALVANE - Artists
NAJLA EL ZEIN - Artists
MISHA KAHN - Artists
JORIS LAARMAN - Artists
OrtaMiklos - Artists
GAETANO PESCE - Artists
CHRIS SCHANCK - Artists
ADAM SILVERMAN - Artists
FAYE TOOGOOD - Artists
JONATHAN TRAYTE - Artists
MARCEL WANDERS - Artists
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