Be Original Americas to host a dynamic panel at Las Vegas Market Center on Sunday 2 August 2015 from 1 > 2p. Moderator DJ Carey, Editorial Director of Cottages & Gardens will lead a panel of design industry experts as they discuss the cause and effects of counterfeit goods on the design industry, raising the question ‘is original design good business?’
Join Carey in conversation with Alessi’s managing director Paolo Cravedi, Design-Milk founder Jaime Derringer, Dwell Store’s director of merchandising Josh Mintz, and SFMOMA Museum Store buyer Howard Thornton as they explore what the future holds if designers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers ignore the current counterfeit problem. To attend the talk, RSVP and for more information.
above> at gensler los angeles // below> at wanted design nyc
Be Original Americas, founded in 2012, is committed to educating, informing and influencing designers, businesses, and the greater public on the value of purchasing authentic designs. The goal is to elevate the discussion so that all who appreciate good design also understand the economic, social, and ethical reasons to support the creators and manufacturers of original, authorized design, thereby ensuring its future. For more information, visit www.beoriginalamericas.com.
event> is original design good for business? be original americas™
venue> las vegas world market center | building c, c174 | 475 south grand central pkwy
date> sunday 2 august 2015 | 1 > 2p