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The Second Edition of The Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit is Upon Us!

The Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit is back for a second edition, once again taking place in Oporto, Portugal. This event, organized by , will bring together the creative minds, designers, makers, and brands in order to discuss all themes luxury related.

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This second edition of  will bring you a new perspective in regards to the world of luxury design. From the 26th to the 27th of June, the participants will be introduced to some new ideas as well as to some of the most innovative practices of the luxury and design industries who fight and strive for the growth and elevation of Craftsmanship.

 

Get your tickets !

 

Taking place in a city renowned for its craftsmanship heritage, Oporto – Portugal, this event will seek to elevate design and craftsmanship by bringing together many thinkers and makers behind the luxury design industry, inviting all of the interested participants to see and engage in more than one live debate fit for those who seek to be at the forefront of the Luxury Design field. It’s no coincidence that Oporto was chosen to be the destination of this event, seen as this amazing touristic city is also becoming an emerging design hub for the creative world. The tickets are now on sale !

 

 

NETWORKING
The greatest opportunity of brokering new connections and strengthen ties for professional development with the brightest influencers and industry’s decision makers, from the luxury sector executives to renowned brands creative minds and artists.

HOT TOPICS
A lively debate stimulated by keynote speakers, panel sessions and one-to-one interviews. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from creative minds and industry thought leaders.

TRENDS
Get to know the latest branding trends and strategies to reinvent the luxury industry, and the most avant-garde projects of design that are bringing together thinkers and makers.

LIVE SHOWCASE
Contact directly with the master artisans and see the behind the scenes reality trough live workshops. An immersive experience to find out why exclusivity and authenticity are the main values claimed by many luxury brands worldwide.

CURATED GALLERY
Wander through a curated exhibition of the finest craftsmanship creations. Be able to explore rich raw materials enhance the rich legacy of Arts & Crafts designed with a new contemporary narrative.

 

 

Among the highlights of this event is the fact that participants will be able to see for themselves a series of amazing arts and crafts in a live showcase in which several master artisans that will show what they can do best! From ceramic painting, working filigree, metal working or tapestry, if you attend this event you will be able to see how these arts are done, as well as how they are a valuable tradition passed down from generation to generation. These live showcases will occur ate both days of the event!

 

 

During the event, you will also be able to hear from some amazing and popular design personality n some incredible conference panels! In it’s first edition, the Summit presented a vast list of design leaders on those panels, among them   (designer of luxury shoes and accessories and President of APICCAPS), the  (an international non-profit entity that celebrates and preserves master craftsmanship and strengthens its connection to the world of design),  (the oldest porcelain factory in the Iberian Peninsula),  (a Portuguese company with more than 140 years of history, expert in the creation of unique designed hand-carved silver),  (a Portuguese brand of furniture-art design recognized for its unique and innovative design always hand-worked), and many others.

 

 

 

 

If you attend the Craftsmanship Summit you can expect a series of initiatives dedicated to networking, case studies, and the discussion of some of the hottest trends related to luxury design and luxury brands, like , , , or ., and you can purchase them, as well as take the chance to know a little more about the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2019 at the event’s .

 

 

As we’ve mentioned before, the beautiful and culture-filled city of Porto will be the home to this unique event. This exclusive event will take place in Porto, one of the oldest European cities, that is now considered a true design powerhouse. Azulejos (tiles), considered by most a heritage in Portuguese culture, cover the city and embellish the already natural beauty it has to offer. Bathed by the Douro River, the magic and mystique of this place are unquestionable. The river bathes the shores of the old city at the same time it is the birthplace of the many vineyards where grapes come from to produce the iconic Porto Wine.

 

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All in all, the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit wants to Elevate and Promote Design! Rich in culture, people and heritage, the want to empower a debate not only in the city itself but also in the world. This debate will be focused on enhancing and extending Design and Craftsmanship and discuss and reinforce our role in all of it.

 

Credits – Nini Andrade Silva

 

UPDATE – The organization of the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2019 has announced some of the Top Gests and Speakers of this 2nd Edition! Top Portuguese Designer will be present at this Summit alongside other Top Names of Portuguese Design, namely , , , Luis Pedro Martins representing  the organization in a capacity of Chairman; writer Rita Sambado and journalist Marina Almedia.

 

Christian Haas (Right), Top Artisan

 

International guests and speakers include Diana Anghel, representing the ; e and , a top Master Artisan! Top luxury brands like , and will also be present at this

 

 

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