Luxury Design and Craftsmanship Summit 2019: Celebrating Arts

The 2nd edition of Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit is coming to Oporto, Portugal. This is an independently organized Covet Group event, happening in the coming days 26-27 June.

The Pavilhão Multiusos de Gondomar, designed by the Pritzker winner architect Alvaro Siza Vieira, will be the ideal stage for the presentation of an exclusive event that brings together the creative minds, designers, makers, and luxury brands, to discuss future design trends. A fresh new perspective to debate the most innovative practices of the luxury and design industries as the major players in the growth and tribute of the finest craftsmanship.

Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit will include two days of panel discussions, a Live Showcase featuring master artisans and an Open Doors Gallery with some of the best pieces handcrafted by renowned artists from Europe.

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What should those designers, entrepreneurs, craftsmen and art lovers anticipate from the second edition of one of the most popular design events in Portugal?

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Networking

Luxury Design Summit is the greatest opportunity to make new connections and strengthen ties for professional development with the brightest influencers and industry’s decision makers, from the luxury design sector executives to renowned brands creative minds.

Hot topics

A lively debate stimulated by keynote speakers, panel sessions and one-to-one interviews.

Trends

Get to know the latest branding trends and strategies to reinvent the luxury design industry as well as the most avant-garde design projects.

Live showcase

Contact the master artisans directly and see behind the scenes reality trough live workshops.

Curated gallery

Wander through a curated exhibition of the finest craftsmanship creations.

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The success of the 1st Edition of Luxury Design & Craftsmanship was due to the excellent devotion of partners and renowned entities such as Ambassador Nicole Segundo from the Michelangelo Foundation, Marketing Director Nuno Barra from Vista Alegre, a renowned ceramics brand, among many others. The official opening ceremony was presented by the Secretary of State for Industry Ana Teresa Lehman.

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See also: Modern Bedroom Furniture by AD Top 200 Design Influencers.

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Some of the techniques that will be presented during the event are chiseling and filigree. Boca do Lobo, one of Covet Group brands, has artful creations made in one of these techniques, which could become nice additions to your bedroom interior.

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Master Artisan working in the traditional technique of chiseling. Photo: © Covet Foundation
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Master Artisan, carefully working with Filigree, an ancient craftsmanship technique. Photo: © Covet Foundation

 

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Ring Filigree by Boca do Lobo made in the Filigree technique

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Filigree mirror by Boca do Lobo made in the Filigree technique

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And don’t forget to get your tickets for Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit here!

 

You might also be interested in Design Miami in Basel – an Inspiring Design Event.

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