A conference for the North

Co-founder of Troika Conny Freyer, Matt Clark of United Visual Artists and Designers Republic’s Ian Anderson lead a strong line-up of speakers for Made North, a design conference at FACT in Liverpool

Co-founder of Troika Conny Freyer, Matt Clark of United Visual Artists and Designers Republic’s Ian Anderson lead a strong line-up of speakers for Made North, a design conference at FACT in Liverpool.

Made North speakers include (clockwise from top left) Ian Anderson, Conny Freyer, Matt Clark, Anthony Dunne and Corin Mellor

The one-day conference is on February 21. The day will be split into four themes: Art of Technology; Designing the Future; Making in the 21st Century and Made North. Additional speakers include Samuel Wilkinson who, along with Hulger, created the Plumen lightbulb (below), Corin Mellor, who is creative director of David Mellor Design, and V&A curator Daniel Charny plus Dunne & Raby’s Anthony Dunne

Tickets are a very reasonable £55 but you can still get them for the Early Bird price of £25. Student tickets are just £10. Full details here

 

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