Human Difference Talks 2020

9 September 2020

Human Difference: Thinkers and Doers

 

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What is the role of talent in defining the future? What is the relationship between ideas and facts in design? With Ravi Naidoo we will explore the human difference capable of transforming great ideas into memorable projects.

Ravi Naidoo

Ravi Naidoo is the founder of Design Indaba, the annual three day design conference hosted in Cape Town, South Africa, since 1995. Both a thinker and a doer, Naidoo is also the founder and managing director of Interactive Africa. He’s worked on business and social projects that range from the 2010 FIFA World Cup to Design Commons.

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14 October 2020

Human Difference: Design and Innovation

 
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Innovating in design does not mean going in search of new shapes and new objects, but also of new materials and unexpected meanings. With Karim Rashid we will talk about how design is able to make us see the world in a different way.

Karim Rashid

Karim Rashid is one of the most prolific designers of his generation. Over 4000 designs in production, over 300 awards and working in over 40 countries attest to Karim’s legend of design. Karim’s work is featured in 20 permanent collections and he exhibits art in galleries world wide.

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4 November 2020

Human Difference: Fashion and Communities

 
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Style is not enough to make fashion today, but it is necessary to create a loyal and authentic community. Jerry Lorenzo, founder of Fear of God, will tell us how the “human difference” led him to create one of the most loved luxury streetwear labels in the world.

Jerry Lorenzo

Jerry Lorenzo is the founder of Fear of God, a brand that has garnered support of Virgil Abloh , Kanye West and Alessandro Michele since its launch in 2013. He has recently created co-ed collections with Zegna and Nike, and in the past he has also collaborated with A.P.C. and Yeezy Season One.

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2 December 2020

Human Difference: Fashion and Sustainability

 
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According to Sara Sozzani Maino today there should be no fashion without sustainability. In her editorial work she has made a mission of discovering and supporting talent in all its forms. How can “human difference” bring these two fundamental aspects together? With her we will talk about how ideas and respect for the planet can work together to create the fashion of the future.

Sara Sozzani Maino

Sara Sozzani Maino is the deputy director of Vogue Italia and head of Vogue Talents. She ius also Brand Ambassador of the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana. She is parto of the prestigious BoF 500 and has been part of international juries such as LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers, Fashion Trust Arabia and ITS-International Talents Support.

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