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Discover the Next Space

21 - 22 February 2018

Spaces that heal. In-store shows. Hospitality in hospitals. Discover the future of spaces through an immersive blend of talks, multisensorial exhibitions and workshops at Frame Lab: The Next Space, in conjunction with the Frame Awards Show

Discover the full Frame Lab Programme here.

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Design from Every Angle

Frame Lab explores the future of the spatial design world from four different angles. The four Labs centre around the auditorium, which will unfold into the stage for the Frame Awards Show on the evening of 21 February.

Frame Lab is proudly presented by IBA, the German trade association for the design of work environments representing the interests of office and contract furniture, acoustics, light and AV technique manufacturers.

ME LAB

How does design make experiences more personal, tailoring products or services to the individual?

WE LAB

How does design support collaboration and connection in co-working and co-living?

WORLD LAB

How does design impact the environment and society for the better?

Wellness lab

How does design enhance human wellbeing in every aspect of the built environment?

Beyond the Trade Fair

The Gashouder of the Westergasfabriek, one of Amsterdam’s most remarkable event spaces, will play host to Frame Lab and the Frame Awards. A former gas holder, its unique architecture and exceptional height serves as a vessel for brand presentations and Frame Lab exhibitions, as well as the live judging for the Frame Awards.

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Me lab

Personalize a 3D-printed floor, curl up in an urban cocoon for introspection and customize your chair with your sweater. No longer defined by a price tag, the notion of 'luxury' is changing, becoming more synonymous with time and personal attention. Tailor-made objects and personal experiences are strengthening the connection between product and user.

We lab

Experience creative collaboration in virtual reality, take the co-living survey and sit on stools that are conversation tools. Explore how design can support collaboration and connection in today's sharing economy.

World lab

See through the next generation of solar panels, share a bench that's 3D printed from urban waste and light up an architectural fabric. Creatives are holding up a mirror to societal and environmental concerns such as displacement, pollution and inclusiveness.

Wellness lab

Pick up desk tools that activate your muscles, rest on body-conscious seating and immerse yourself in a ethereal lighting experience. Health-related spaces, products and services are penetrating every layer of our daily lives – on a global scale.

Exhibitors

Andreu World | ASB GlassFloor | BASF | Dell | Haworth | Interface | Interstuhl | König & Neurath | Sedus | Vitra | Wallstyle.com | Wilkhahn

With contributions by

Aectual | Alice Bleton | Exozet | Jólan van der Wiel & Benthem Crouwel | Julica Morlok | Studio Klarenbeek & Dros | Studio Nick Verstand | The New Raw | Wellsun | Zu Studio 

Programme

Inspiring talks, panel discussions, engaging workshops, the Frame Awards live judging and a hackathon will be taking place alongside the multisensorial exhibitions and immersive displays. The Awards Show ticket is sold separately. Of course, the All Access ticket means you won't miss any of the excitement!

Programme is subject to change

21 February 2018

9:00 - 14:30
Live Judging Frame Awards 2018

The Frame Awards nominees will defend their work before the jury. The public voting decides the people’s favourites, but the jury members decide the winners in each category.

10:00 - 10:40
How Mobility Will Change the Way We Live and Work

Talk | Main Stage
Dominique Taffin, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors Senior Manager Industrial Design

In a world where user experience is dictating design so far as to overthrow the primary function of the systems we engage with, how is the modern idea of mobility – which blurs the boundaries of analogue and digital – impacting our future?

10:45 - 11:25
Do We Want This Future? Technology vs the Human Race

Talk | Main Stage
Paul Skinner, Tellart Creative Director

From synthetic biology to artificial intelligence, technology threatens and promises to disrupt every aspect of our everyday lives. Paul Skinner charts a path to navigate this future.

11:30 - 12:10
How Spaces Can Heal People

Talk | Main Stage
Jos Stuyfzand, Senior Creative Director at Philips Design

Healthcare design is not a question of form and function anymore but of meaning and atmosphere. At a time in someone’s life when they may be at their most vulnerable, how can a building be made less institutional, a treatment centre less clinical and a hospital less, well, inhospitable?


12:00 - 16:00
Hackathon Part 1: What Remains From the Analogue World?

Hackathon Part 1 | Room 1
Raphael Gielgen Vitra Head of Research and Trendscouting
Laurent Lacour, Hauser Lacour Associate

Investigating our needs for living and working environments, technologies, and the interface between them, participants will aim to find answers to the question which objects and spaces will survive in a hyper-connectible future – and why. To apply for the hackathon, visit workhackathon.com


12:15 - 12:55
How to Design Human Interaction

Talk | Main Stage
Stephanie Akkaoui Hughes, Akka Architects Founder

Stephanie Akkaoui Hughes will focus on her ideas about the ideal environment for learning and creative collaboration towards interactions that lead to innovation.

13:10 - 13:50
Getting Experiential: How to Bring Showmanship to Stores

Panel discussion | Main Stage
Jo Nagasaka, Schemata Architects Founder | Pieter Kool, Design Strategist and Creative Director | Mike Hughes, Universal Everything Creative Director | Uwe R. Brückner, Atelier Brückner Founder and Creative Director | Michele Fuhs, BMW Head of Premium Retail Experience

13:55 - 14:35
Shaping Tomorrow: What It Takes to Be a Future-Proof Creative

Interview | Main Stage
Floriane de Saint Pierre, Floriane de Saint Pierre & Associés President and Founder

What makes a brand relevant today? Which skills and talents are needed to steer creative companies to a sustainable future? Floriane de Saint Pierre will open up on the essence of creative leadership.

14:00 - 15:30
Biophilic Design: How to Make Green Buildings Even Greener

Workshop | Room 2
Oliver Heath, Heath Design Founder, in partnership with Interface

This interactive workshop will examine strategies to improve cognitive performance as well as mental and physical health through the built environment, from workspaces to healthcare centres.

14:40 - 15:20
What Retail Can Learn From Hospitality

Panel discussion | Main Stage
Alon Baranowitz, Baranowitz + Kronenberg Founder | Tobias Koch, Concrete Amsterdam Associate | Matteo Bressanin, Nespresso Global Retail Channel Manager | Vlastimil Spelda , Pernod Ricard Ideation and Strategy Director | Liran Wizman, Europe Hotels Private Collection Chairman & Founder

15:25 - 16:05
Sevil Peach: A Designer’s Journey

Talk | Main Stage
Sevil Peach, Sevil Peach Architecture + Design Founder

Touching on the milestones of her remarkable career, Sevil Peach –  2018 Frame Lifetime Achievement Award winner – will reflect on her serendipitous 50-year journey.

16:00 - 17:00
Cocktail reception

Bar

19:30 - 22:30
Frame Awards Show and Prize-Giving Ceremony

Main Stage

The Frame Awards winners will be announced and the People’s Vote will be revealed in the culmination of the Frame Awards 2018, as guests enjoy a grand dinner.

22:30 - 0:30
Frame Awards Show Afterparty

22 February 2018

9:00 - 16:00
Hackathon Part 2: What Remains From the Analogue World?

Hackathon Part 2 | Room 1
Raphael Gielgen Vitra Head of Research and Trendscouting
Laurent Lacour, Hauser Lacour Associate

Investigating our needs for living and working environments, technologies, and the interface between them, participants will aim to find answers to the question which objects and spaces will survive in a hyper-connectible future – and why. To apply for the hackathon, visit workhackathon.com

10:00 - 10:40
How Entrepreneurial Architects Guarantee Sustainability

Talk | Main Stage
David Gianotten,
OMA Managing Partner

Gianotten will address the changing role and structure of an architectural studio with regards to today’s society.

10:00 - 11:30
Biophilic Design: How to Make Green Buildings Even Greener

Workshop | Room 2
Oliver Heath, Heath Design Founder, in partnership with Interface

This interactive workshop will examine strategies to improve cognitive performance as well as mental and physical health through the built environment, from workspaces to healthcare centres.

10:45 - 11:25
Humans At Work (Again)

Talk | Main Stage
Ben van Berkel, UNStudio Principal Architect & Founder

As human labour is increasingly replaced by automation, Ben van Berkel examines how architects can anticipate this changing landscape to future-proof the workplace.

11:30 - 12:10
Will We Live in 3D-Printed Houses?

Talk | Main Stage
Hans Vermeulen, Dus Architects Co-Founder

To counter the stagnating productivity of the architecture and construction industry, Vermeulen presents a digital design and production concept with the potential to revolutionize the building process.

12:15 - 12:55
Why Co-living is the Way Forward

Talk | Main Stage
Carla Cammilla Hjort, Space10 Founder

Rethink the ways in which we design and use spaces in densely populated areas, as Carla Cammilla Hjort explores how to tackle the social and economic issues in our urban realities

12:30 - 14:00
How VR Can Create the Perfect User Experience

Workshop | Room 2

Sascha Kabalawi, Client Development Manager Exozet | Kai Wegner, Consultant/Unity Architect Exozet

In this workshop participants will be empowered to work in virtual reality, creating photorealistic rooms and objects in a revolutionary way to design, communicate and collaborate.

13:30 - 14:10
How to Bring Wellness to Work

Panel discussion | Main Stage
Burkhard Remmers, Wilkhahn International Communications Manager | Carla Cammilla Hjort, Space10 Founder | Oliver Heath, Heath Design Founder | Sevil Peach, Sevil Peach Architecture + Design Founder

14:15 - 14:55
Hybrid Spaces: Does the Digital Kill the Real?

Talk | Main Stage
Uwe R. Brückner, Atelier Brückner Founder and Creative Director

Digitally integrated spaces are a contemporary phenomenon in creating visitor-oriented experiences. Uwe R. Brückner investigates the nature of this relationship between the 'real' and the virtual.

14:30 - 16:00
Illumination in the Digital Era: A Light on Retail

Workshop | Room 2
Lilian Marijnissen, Philips Lighting Design Exploration Design lead for Retail | Maarten Pieters, Philips Lighting Design Head of Co-Creation

Join Lilian Marijnissen and Maarten Pieters of Philips Lighting Design in a creative session to innovate the integration of connected lighting for the Phygital retail space.

15:00 - 15:40
Can Hotels and Offices Learn From Cars?

Panel discussion | Main Stage
Clive Wilkinson, Clive Wilkinson Architects Founder | Dominique Taffin, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors Senior Manager Industrial Design | Mark Gutjahr, BASF Head of Design Europe | Ramon Beijen, CBRE Workplace Strategies and Design Creative Director | Richard Hywell Evans, Studio RHE Founder

15:45 - 16:25
Jumpthegap (talk): Socialising Views on Design

Talk | Main Stage
Ana Mir, Emiliana Design Studio Co-Founder

Do we still need physical interaction in today’s increasingly online world? Touching, smelling and feeling are human qualities that can’t be ignored when realizing a product or space. Spanish designer Ana Mir explores the sensorial universe with the aim of connecting people in more social settings. The jumpthegap (talk) is endorsed by Roca’s international design competition, jumpthegap. The initiative gathers leading professionals from the fields of design and architecture to provide their visions on the current situation - and potential future - of both disciplines.

Sponsored by Roca

16:00 - 17:00
Live Judging of Hackathon: What Remains From the Analogue World?

Hackathon | Room 1
Raphael Gielgen Vitra Head of Research and Trendscouting | Laurent Lacour, Hauser Lacour Associate

16:30 - 17:30
Cocktail reception

Insights and Inspiration

Get up to speed on the global issues that are driving spatial innovation with a series of talks, panel discussions and workshops by industry and thought leaders. From digital production to future-proof human-centric design, the perspectives presented by these speakers will shape the future of architecture and design. 

Dominique Taffin

DOMINIQUE TAFFIN

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors Industrial Design Senior Manager

Leveraging more than 25 years of experience in industrial design, Taffin manages international projects for the automotive industry.

21 Feb | 10:00
How Mobility Will Change the Way We Live and Work

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Paul Skinner

Tellart Creative Director

University of Plymouth graduate Paul Skinner develops creative concepts for Tellart clients across the world to deliver digitally interactive products and experiences.

21 Feb | 10:45
Do We Want This Future? Technology vs the Human Race

Jos Stuyfzand

JOS STUYFZAND

Philips Ambient Experience Design Global Director

Having served as director in lighting and ambient experience design at Philips Design for almost 20 years, Jos Stuyfzand has a wealth of knowledge in dynamic, interactive and experiential lighting.

21 Feb | 11:30
How Spaces Can Heal People

Stephanie Akkaoui Hughes

STEPHANIE AKKAOUI HUGHES

Akka Architects Founder

Architect, speaker, author and founder-CEO of Akka Architects, Stephanie Akkaoui Hughes explores human interaction in the context of spaces and environments.

21 Feb | 12:15 
How to Design Human Interaction

Floriane De Saint Pierre

FLORIANE DE SAINT PIERRE

Floriane de Saint Pierre & Associés Founder

Renowned as the matchmaker for the world's leading design driven brands and top-level creatives and executives, Floriane de Saint Pierre heads the HR consultancy firm she founded in 1990.

21 Feb | 13:55
Shaping Tomorrow: What It Takes to Be a Future-Proof Creative

Oliver Heath

OLIVER HEATH

Heath Design Founder

Recognized as a global authority on biophilic design, Oliver Heath is an author, industry expert for media including BBC and National Geographic, and ambassador for Interface on the subject.

21 Feb | 14:00  &  22 Feb | 10:00
Biophilic Design: How to Make Green Buildings Even Greener

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ALON BARANOWITZ

Baranowitz + Kronenberg Founder

Together with Irene Kronenberg, Alon Baranowitz leads Baranowitz + Kronenberg in Tel Aviv which has created a range of thoughtful spaces for retail, hospitality and beyond.

21 Feb | 14:40 
What Retail Can Learn From Hospitality

Tobias Koch

TOBIAS KOCH

Concrete Amsterdam Associate

In his role at Concrete Amsterdam, Tobias Koch focuses on delivering bespoke solutions to hospitality spaces large and small.

21 Feb | 14:40
What Retail Can Learn From Hospitality

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Sevil Peach

SevilPeach Founder

2018 Frame Lifetime Achievement Award winner Sevil Peach will reflect on the milestones of her remarkable career.

21 Feb | 15:25
Sevil Peach: A Designer's Journey

Raphael

RAPHAEL GIELGEN

Vitra Head of Research and Trendscouting

Raphael Gielgen contributes his understanding of the way work environments respond to technology and social change to inform Vitra's approach to workspaces.

21-22 Feb
Hackathon: What Remains From the Analogue World?

Laurent Lacour

Laurent Lacour

Hauser Lacour Associate

As a professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf as well as an associate at design studio Hauser Lacour, Laurent Lacour specializes in corporate design.

21-22 Feb
Hackathon: What Remains From the Analogue World?

David Gianotten Zw

David Gianotten

OMA Managing Partner

Managing partner of acclaimed architecture studio OMA David Gianotten has overseen the design and construction of projects such as the Taipei Performing Arts Center and the CIFCO building in Beijing. 

22 Feb | 10:00
How Entrepreneurial Architects Guarantee Sustainability

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BEN VAN BERKEL

UNStudio Principal Architect and Founder

UNStudio principal architect and founder Ben van Berkel is known for his studio’s groundbreaking projects in architecture, urban development and infrastructure.

22 Feb | 10:45
Humans At Work (Again)

Hans Vermeulen Zw

HANS VERMEULEN

Dus Architects Co-Founder

Co-founder of Dus Architects as well as digital production technology company Aectual, Vermeulen has had many years of experience leading a firm at the forefront of its field.

22 Feb | 11:30
Will We Live in 3D-Printed Houses?

Carla Camilla Hjort Zw

CARLA CAMMILLA HJORT

Space10 Founder

Carla Cammilla Hjort established future living lab Space10 in close collaboration with Ikea to develop improved and more sustainable ways of living.

22 Feb | 12:15
Why Co-living is the Way Forward

Uwe Bruckner Zw

UWE R. BRÜCKNER

Atelier Brückner Founder

Architect, stage designer, and scenographer Uwe R. Brückner is an expert on museum architecture and exhibition design, with a design philosophy that form follows content.

22 Feb | 14:15 
Hybrid Spaces: Does the Digital Kill the Real?

Lilian

Lilian Marijnissen

Philips Lighting Design Exploration Design for Light Experiences

Leveraging a passion for people and a diverse design background, Lilian Marijnissen's work strives for innovation that is relevant and meaningful to the user.

22 Feb | 14:30
Illumination in the Digital Era: A Light on Retail

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Ana Mir

Co-Founder Emiliana Design

Spanish designer Ana Mir explores the sensorial universe with the aim of connecting people in more social settings.

22 Feb | 15:45
Jumpthegap (talk): Socialising Views on Design

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Gashouder Westergasfabriek

Klönneplein 1

1014 DD Amsterdam

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21 February 2018

Frame Awards Show

On 21 February 2018, the prize-giving ceremony for the Frame Awards will see the best and the brightest of the interior design world take their places in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam.

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