` Design in Dialogue #70: Paul Cocksedge – Friedman Benda

Design in Dialogue #70: Paul Cocksedge

October 28, 2020

Paul Cocksedge, the prolific and innovative British designer, will join us to talk about his process-driven approach to object-making at all scales. Cocksedge generates dramatic and unprecedented forms through acts of ingenious transformation, foregrounding the pure physicality of light, weight, and temperature. In this conversation, he shared insights about his experimental methodology and also reflect on the different scales and contexts of his work, from gallery display to public space.


Watch the conversation here:


About Design in Dialogue

Inaugurated in April 2020 in response to the pandemic lockdown, Design in Dialogue began as a way simply to keep the conversation going, and offer a meeting place for the design community.

Over time, the series has become an opportunity to expand the dialogue in unprecedented ways, exploring the breadth and diversity of design. Guests are able to speak safely and freely, in a conversational format offering audiences access to the full dimension of their practices.

We have recorded dialogues with over a hundred designers, makers, artists, architects, critics, historians, writers and curators, and heard them discuss their work and ideas in-depth, direct and unfiltered. To date, the series has been viewed over 700,000 times through our two channels (YouTube and Vimeo) and our distribution partners Dezeen and Designboom.

The world is shifting gears again now, as online connection gives way once more to in-person events. With this in mind, we have decided to transition from our regular weekly broadcast. Design in Dialogue will still continue in the fall of 2021 and beyond, with occasional new interviews. The archive will remain freely viewable in perpetuity, serving as a vital primary source of this moment.

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