Covet Group os organizing an amazing event to talk about arts and crafts, design and luxury furniture pieces. This event will happen between the 20th and the 21st of June 2018, and the centre stage will be the beautiful city Oporto. Learn more about the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2018 down below.
The opening event will be at Pavilhão Multiusos de Gondomar, designed by Pritzker Winners, Architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, on the 20th of June with the live showcase by master artisans of azulejo, wood and other ancient crafts.
One of the only events in the world bringing together the creative minds, designers, makers, and brands, to discuss what’s next in the Luxury Design World. This event will bring you a new perspective, and the most innovative practices of the luxury and design industries as the major players in the growth and elevation of Craftsmanship.
During this two-day event, the craftsmanship will be discussed with a new approach and dimension. There will be a reflection of the dynamic and digital world where craftsmanship serves as a tool for design brands and other arts.
The Speakers already confirmed are: Michaelangelo Foundation, an international non-profit entity that celebrates and preserves master craftsmanship and strengthens its connection to the world of design; Fundação Ricardo Espírito Santo Silva, a foundation created with the objective of protecting and disseminating the Portuguese Decorative Arts and the handicrafts related to them; Luís Onofre, designer of luxury shoes and accessories and President of APICCAPS; Vista Alegre, the oldest porcelain factory in the Iberian Peninsula; Topázio, a Portuguese company with more than 140 years of history, expert in the creation and production of unique designed hand-carved silver; Boca do Lobo, Portuguese brand of furniture-art design recognized for its unique and innovative design always hand-worked.
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