Star designer Michael Young to open 100% Design 2017

September 5, 2017

(UK) – 100% Design, today announced its talks programme, bringing design heavyweights and expert industry insight to Olympia London. The show will be opened by leading designer Michael Young, who appears in conversation with newly appointed 100% Design Content Editor design journalist Max Fraser. Young will also present his new Roxanne seats for the iconic Italian furniture brand Gufram, which have been inspired by The Police’s song of the same name and influenced by Seventies disco décor.

Each day thought leaders from across the design industry will deliver agenda setting keynotes, with prolific British product designer Lee Broom (Thursday 21 September), artist and industrial designer Ross Lovegrove (Friday 22 September) and interior designer Naomi Cleaver (Saturday 23 September) all featuring. Alongside these individual talks, which take place in conversation with Max Fraser at 11am each day, are panel discussions exploring trends in contemporary design and speculating on its future.

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