Today, we are going dedicated this article to the Luxury Design and Craftsmanship Summit 2018 which is set to take place in Gondomar, Oporto, from 20-21 June. A couple of days ago, Wall Mirrors already spoke about certain things one could expect from this unique design event, however, today we are going deeper by showcasing the main traditional arts and key-note speakers that will lead this important discussion. Keep in mind, that this gathering has the noble mission to elevate design and craftsmanship in all of its forms, so designs regarding wall mirrors will definitely come up!
It wouldn’t be a strong and amazing Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit if it didn’t present showcases of several arts of craftsmanship, including leaf gilding, filigree, azulejo, embroidery, arraiolos, bilros, and many other ancient art forms and techniques. From 20-21 June, there will several live showcases enhanced by the expertise of amazing artisans and craftsmen who will show you how the work is done and how one can create spectacular pieces of fashion, jewelry and furniture.
As previously mentioned, the summit will have an incredible line-up of prestigious speakers that have been in this industry for quite some time. Let’s see who is going share their knowledge and points of view at this extraordinary summit:
Michelangelo Foundation, an international non-profit entity that celebrates and preserves master craftsmanship.
Fundação Ricardo Espírito Santo Silva, a foundation created with the objective of protecting and disseminating the Portuguese Decorative Arts and handicrafts.
Luís Onofre, designer of luxury shoes and accessories.
Vista Alegre, the oldest porcelain factory in the Iberian Peninsula.
Topázio, a Portuguese company with more than 140 years of history and an expert in hand-carved silver designs
Portuguese Jewellery and Watchmaking Association, a national business association that reveals the best of jewellery and watches within a wide variety of sectors and activities.
Storytailors, their work combines history, contemporaneity and the future all together, resulting in timeless creations.
Below, you can find an insightful infographic and a video that feature everything you need to know about the Luxury Design and Craftsmanship Summit. The event will be held at the Multiusos pavilion in Gondomar, Oporto, during June 20th and 21st. So, don’t miss this opportunity to elevate design and craftsmanship with a group of people who are great admirers and contributors of this cause.
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