Join Be Original Americas for an exploration of ethical questions surrounding original design, plagiarism, intellectual property and the creative process of design. The panelist include Paolo Cravedi of Alessi; Bonnie Mackay of BMackay Consulting; Sandy Chilewich of Chilewich; Chad Phillips of Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and IP Attorney Emily Danchuk, founder of Copyright Collaborative. The moderator is Dan Rubinstein, former Editor of Surface Magazine and writer for Architectural Digest, The Wall Street Journal and T Magazine.
date: 18 august 2014 | 8 > 9am
venue: jacob javits center | room 1E04 | 655 west 34th st | nyc
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[ be original ] is committed to initiating discussion on the importance and value of preserving original design across North America through informational, educational and influential marketing initiatives and consistent efforts to promote this agenda in various design contexts. Be Original founding members – including Alessi, Artek, Bernhardt Design, Cassina/Poltrona Frau/Cappellini, Emeco, Flos, Fritz Hansen, Herman Miller®, Ligne Roset and Vitra – believe that the value of authenticity cannot be underestimated or taken for granted in the marketplace. Through an aggressive program of lectures, workshops and roundtables, the movement campaigns to establish a set of industry standards that encourages consumers, the architecture and design community, producers, dealers and media partners to fully support creativity and authenticity to invest in the future of design, incentivize innovation and give back to the industry and the people it serves. @BeOriginalUSA