• Lecture

SHOWROOM: Miryon Ko: From “Chocolate” to “Athlete”: 10 Years at 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT

Sep 13, Wed 15:30-16:30
Showroom / Messukeskus, Messuaukio 1, 00520 Helsinki
Event type
Free Admission
Accessibility for all

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT opened in 2007 in Tokyo. World-renowned designers Issey Miyake, Taku Satoh and Naoto Fukasawa are its directors, and Tadao Ando is the architect. The beautiful building and its interesting programme act as a nexus from which to search, find and create the ongoing role of design.

From “Chocolate” to “Athlete”, 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT has introduced numerous ideas and proposed a variety of design solutions to the world through 34 exhibitions. Each exhibition opened a dialogue on our life, society and culture from a design point of view.

In this keynote, Miryon Ko, Executive Officer of 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, who has been with the establishment since it opened, will introduce its unique history, concept, architecture and programmes, as well as its original operations, communications and research methods.

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