the florence knoll women in design dialogues explore florence knoll’s pioneering approach to “total design” in the context of today’s design, artistic and workplace environments.
the events will be streamed live [ on this page ]
monday, 10 june
12:00pm ct – channeling total design
listen to dorothy cosonas, knolltextiles creative director, and maria cornejo, designer, describe their “total design” perspectives as zoe ryan, john h. bryan chair and curator of architecture and design, art institute of chicago, asks how today’s landscape impacts their approach.
2:00pm ct – from yarn bombing to total design of place
sit down with debbie millman, educator and design matterspodcast host, and magda sayeg, artist, as the two discuss magda’s work and how it relates to designing and artmaking for an entire space as a means to shift our perceptions of our surroundings.
tuesday, 11 june
12:00pm ct – intersection: digital distraction / digital workplace
join a discussion among verda alexander, co-founder, o+a; patrick larvie, google/rews, workplace user experience; and tracy wymer, workplace strategy, knoll on designing in today’s digital world. heidi mitchell, design journalist, moderates.
2:00pm ct – anew: 10 years comes full circle, by design
learn about sustainability as part of the facilities and design process in response to today’s environmental challenges with rose tourje, founder, anew; rumi walsh, manager, real estate facilities and administrations for mazda; and margaret dilorenzo, project manager, retail team, cbre for bank of america.