Open Desing Now; Why Design Cannot Remain Exclusive was launched internationally during DMY International Design Festival Berlin, on the 2nd of June.
Moderator was Marcus Fairs, one of the most influential and knowledgeable figures on the international architecture and design scene. He is founder and editor-in-chief of Dezeen.com and author of the books Twenty-First Century Design and Green Design. Fairs will give his view on open design and discuss the implications and the meaning of open design with the authors and editors of the book. Confirmed: Ronen Kadushin (designer), Michelle Thorne (Mozilla), Marleen Stikker (Waag Society), Jürgen Neumann (Ohanda), Andre Knörig (Fritzing), Bas van Abel (Waag Society), Roel Klaassen (Premsela), Lucas Evers (Creative Commons) and Hendrik-Jan Grievink (designer of the book).
After that, on the 8th of June the book was presented to the Dutch creative community in Amsterdam.
Journalist & writer Tracy Metz lead the discussion on the implications of open design with the authors & editors of the book and:
Jurgen Bey (Studio Makkink & Bey), Michelle Thorne (Mozilla), Brian Garret (Freedom of Creation) and Massimo Menichinelli (openp2pdesign.org /Aalto University)
Enjoy open sounds, an open bar and discuss the new DIY with the experts.
This event was held at Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, Amsterdam.