18-21 Sept 2019 | Olympia London

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Talks with 100% Design

Auditorium render by Projects Office
Talks with 100% Design is the most innovative and forward thinking talks programme of the design calendar and will feature some of the biggest names in design. Hear from Thomas Heatherwick, Marcel Wanders, Kelly Hoppen MBE, Yinka Ilori, Ini Archibong, Farshid Moussavi and more.

This year, the auditorium will be designed by emerging London architecture practice Projects Office, creating a striking and colourful backdrop to the live programme.

Hear from an array of leading names and industry insiders across the Auditorium and The Forum and expect a series of inspiring talks reflecting the changing landscape of London's creative communities.

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Max Fraser in conversation with Thomas Heatherwick
Thomas Heatherwick

Wednesday 19 September
11:00 - 12:00 
Thomas Heatherwick with Max Fraser, alongside Yoo Chairman John Hitchcox and Heatherwick Studio’s Eliot Postma will exclusively discuss the vision for Olympia London.

Christian Andresen, Head of Design for Fritz Hansen
Christian Andresen

Wednesday 19 September
12:30 - 13:30
Republic of Fritz Hansen’s Head of Design, Christian Andresen explores his work in developing the Fritz Hansen collection to be relevant yet timeless.

Bethan Ryder in Conversation with Ini Archibong
Ini Archibong

Wednesday 19 September
14:00 - 15:00
Designer Ini Archibong meets with Wallpaper’s Digital Editor Bethan Ryder to explore his recent portfolio of work which is characterised by a deep interest in craftsmanship and integrity.

Marcus Fairs with Kelly Hoppen MBE and Marcel Wanders
Marcel Wanders & Kelly Hoppen MBE

Thursday 20 September
11:00 - 12:00
Dezeen and YOO host a live session Chaired by Dezeen Editor in Chief Marcus Fairs with YOO Creative Directors Kelly Hoppen MBE and Marcel Wanders, together with YOO Chairman John Hitchcox.

Yinka Ilori In Conversation With Helen Parton
Yinka Ilori

Thursday 20 September
14:00 - 15:00
A discussion between one of London's most talked about designers Yinka Illori and design journalist and author Helen Parton will cover Ilori’s work and inspiration.

100% Forward – From Launch to Brand By Barbara Chandler
Barbara Chandler

Thursday 20 September
15:30 - 16:30
Barbara Chandler, Design Editor at Evening Standard’s Homes and Property talks to established designers who kick-started their careers at 100% Design in the 1990’s.

Icon Presents – Farshid Moussavi In Conversation With Priya Khanchandani
Farshid Moussavi

Friday 21 September
11:00 - 12:00
Farshid Moussavi is one of the foremost British architects working today and joins Priya Khanchandani to discuss her varied work.

darc Thoughts - The Magic of Illumination
Christopher Jenner​​​​​​​

Friday 21 September
12:00 - 12:30
The Forum
darc magazine editor Helen Ankers will moderate a panel of designers working with light, including Christopher Jenner and  Simeon Chivers, Cameron Design House.

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