14 June/ The Power of Patronage: Pushing Boundries Through Private Commisions, 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Alexander S. C. Rower, President, Calder Foundation/ Max Lamb,Designer
Felix Burrichter, Editor/Creative Director, Pin-Up

Once the lifeblood of the applied arts, commissions have regained contemporary appeal for their ability to generate exceptional objects that respond to a specific user’s needs. This conversation gains insight into the process of developing bespoke designs, the implications of designing outside market constraints and the opportunity for designers to work at the cutting-edge with the support of discerning clients.