The Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit it’s coming back for its second edition, and the event is just around the corner! Taking place in Oporto, Portugal, this event is proudly organized by Covet Group, and its main goal is to concentrate the best of design through the greatest designers, makers, and luxury brands, in one big place. Today, Paris Design Agenda lets you know what you can expect from this event that features a luxury themed calendar.
From June 26-27th, Oporto will be the incredible host to the most anticipated event that is dedicated to luxury design – The Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit. With an astounding success on the first edition in 2018, this summit is back on for a second edition, at Pavilhão Multiusos, to bring you the most exciting set of events in luxury design. The main goal for this event is to present creative and specific methods from the luxury and design industries that stand out for their craftsmanship.
Oporto will be the main stage of this event, where design, luxury and craftsmanship will be celebrated by every design aficionado. Designers, makers, thinkers and creative minds will also stand together in this one place, where art and design are flowing. During this event you can expect:
This event is perfect to establish new connections in the design field between every creative mind and industry’s decision makers.
An interesting debate mediated by keynote speakers, panel sessions and one-to-one interviews.
Discover what’s hot and new on the latest trends of the luxury industry, and also admire the new projects that are being made.
Contact directly with the master artisans and see the behind the scenes reality trough live workshops, where you can observe the uniqueness on the craftsmanship.
Admire a curated exhibition of the finest craftsmanship creations, that will leave you completely speechless.
Besides all the exciting things that are scheduled on the calendar for these amazing days, every attendee will also get to see a series of amazing arts and crafts in a live showcase. Through this unique and methodic showcase, there will be a number of master artisans that will show you their greatest craft! 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.
In its first edition, the Summit presented design brands on these panels, such as Luís Onofre (designer of luxury shoes and accessories and President of APICCAPS), the Michaelangelo Foundation (an international non-profit entity that celebrates and preserves master craftsmanship), Vista Alegre (porcelain factory in the Iberian Peninsula), Topázio (a Portuguese company that’s expert in the creation of unique designed hand-carved silver), Boca do Lobo (a Portuguese brand of furniture-art design recognized for its unique and innovative design always hand-worked), and many others.
Only exciting things are going to happen, and this year they chose incredible names on the design industry such as the renowned Designer Nini Andrade Silva, Ana Maria Vasconcelos from Belcinto, Conceição Amaral from FRESS, Carlos Coelho from Portugal Genial, Luis Pedro Martins representing the organization Turismo do Porto e Norte in a capacity of Chairman; writer Rita Sambado and journalist Marina Almeida. As far as International guests and speakers go, Covet Group included Diana Anghel, from the Institut National Métiers d’Art of France; Khaoula from Assouline and Christian Haas, which is one of the most renowned Master Artisans in the world. Top luxury brands like Swarovski, Lamborghini and Bentley will also be present!
In this 2nd Edition you can expect the most amazing and upcoming trends from luxury interior design brands such as PullCast, Covet House, Boca do Lobo, DelightFULL or BRABBU. This event is will be completely full of heritage and creativeness for the design industry, because it wants to elevate and promote it for every design lover. You can know more about the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit on their official page and get the tickets here! They still available for 50% OFF until the 16th of June, so hurry up!