The Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit it’s finally happening again, and the event is just around the corner to amaze everyone! From June 26-27th, Oporto, Portugal will host this event that’s brought to you by Covet Group. Their main focus establishes on the concentration of the best of design through the greatest designers, makers, and luxury brands, in one large event. Today, Wall Mirrors unveils all the details and program you can look forward to, from this event that features a luxury themed calendar.
June is bringing summer and a lot of new and exciting things with it, but the most incredible part is definitely the of anticipated event of the month that’s 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! Their main focus is to demonstrate creative and specific ideas from the luxury and design industries that stand out for their craftsmanship.
Pavilhão Multiusos in Oporto, will be the main stage of this event, where design, luxury and craftsmanship will be celebrated by every luxury design aficionado. Designers, makers, thinkers and creative minds will also stand together in this one place, where art and design are flowing throughout the days. 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 incredible things every attendee will get to discover, you will also get to see a set of amazing arts and crafts in a live showcase. Through this unique and meticulous 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, in 2018, 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 andBentley 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 will be surrounded by historic heritage and creativeness for the design industry, because it needs 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!
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