Watch The Brave New World of Design Videos on @designmilk IGTV

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Watch The Brave New World of Design Videos on @designmilk IGTV

On Tuesday, April 21, 2020 on @designmilk IGTV, we launched a day of talks called “The Brave New World of Design”. Experts in every aspect of design, architecture, creativity and business weighed in on how life might be different after COVID-19.

Check out the lineup of amazing speakers below! Tune in to @designmilk IGTV on Instagram to watch + listen! We want this to be a continued conversation and an open dialogue, so please share your thoughts in the comments for each video. The videos will stay up on IGTV indefinitely.

Spaces + Places

How will we reimagine the built environment after COVID-19? – Cheryl Durst, IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO

Restaurant revolution: what to expect from the “new normal” – William Duff, Founder & Managing Principal, William Duff Architects

Designing spaces that connect, sustain and inspire – Sandy Tripp, Principal, Managing Director, Huntsman

Rethinking the office – Brian Wilson, Founder, Pair

Redesigning public spaces: the individual + the collective – Dong-Ping Wong, Founding Director, Food New York

Neurodiversity and how buildings impact people – Julian Sharpe, Principal, TP Bennett and Jennifer Treter, Principal, Hendrick

The architecture of optimism: supporting the human experience – Jordan Goldstein, Principal & Global Director of Design, Gensler

Food storage and security: Will kitchen design change after COVID-19? – Susan Serra, Certified Kitchen Designer, Susan Serra Associates

Is flexible space the future of architecture? – Brent McClure AIA, Principal, CAW Architects

Working from Home (WFH)

Ergonomic tips for working from home – Brooke Fenn, Ergonomist, Humanscale

WFH and why we need smaller homes – Max Strang FAIA, Founding Principal and Partner, STRANG

Working from home tips for teams – Matthew LoPresto, Design Director, IA Interior Architects

Financial Tips for Small Businesses During COVID-19 – Ami Kassar, CEO / Founder MultiFunding

Why wellness is more important now than ever – Jamie Gold, Wellness Design Consultant & Author, Jamie Gold Kitchen, Bath and Wellness Design, LLC

Business + Strategy

Pivoting business in a time of crisis – Ellen Bennett, Founder / CEO, Hedley & Bennett

Sustaining business in the coronavirus climate – Julia Noran Johnston, Founder and President, Business of Home

Resources to apply systems and futures thinking to your company – Joseph White, Director Workplace Strategy, Design, & Management, Herman Miller

How might sustainability in design change in the future? – Susan Lyons, President, Designtex

Pay it forward: ways to build and serve your community – Sonja Rasula, Founder & CEO, Unique Markets

Education + Organization

Creating and building a business support network – Lora Appleton, CEO / Founder, Female Design Council

Be a part of the conversation – Randy Fiser, CEO, ASID

Design: the flexible strategy of problem solving – Josh Owen, President, Josh Owen LLC, Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology

Educational transformations—innovative distance learning – Rosanne Somerson, President, Rhode Island School of Design

Community, Connection + Creativity

Community, connectivity, and coronavirus – Drew Lang, Principal, LANG Architecture and Brick & Wonder

Focusing on the work: thoughts on workplace design – David Galullo, CEO / Chief Creative Officer, Rapt Studio

Navigating uncertainty through creativity – Amy Devers, Designer and Host, Clever podcast

Supporting and empowering your team and thoughts on the future – Zach Elkin, General Manager, Signature Kitchen Suite

Ignite your senses: the importance of experience – Jean Lin, Founder, Colony

The power of presence: how work might change – Lisa Picard, President and CEO, EQ Office

Q&A with Debbie Millman, Artist, Designer & Host, Design Matters podcast

Making + Selling

To hustle or not to hustle: is that the question? – Mitch Goldstein, Associate Professor, College of Art & Design, Rochester Institute of Technology

It’s time to take a closer look at manufacturing – Gregg Buchbinder, CEO, Emeco

How AR/VR will change the art and design world – Sebastian Errazuriz, Founder, / Sebastian Errazuriz Studio

Will we rethink retail after COVID-19? – John Edelman, Founder, John Edelman Consulting

Special thanks to Christie Boyle + shoutout to Rebecca Brodsky for helping make this program a reality. A heartfelt thanks to all of our speakers who contributed videos.

Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk, is a Jersey girl living in SoCal. She dreams about funky, artistic jewelry + having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—running, reading, making music, and drawing.