Design Open, unique platform to connect with creative entrepreneurs, founders and influencers, conducted a two-day event at the Spread Design Barn which is India’s first independent design center. The Design Open showed 1000 plus people across ages and diverse backgrounds along with five interactive workshops, 14 speakers, four influencers, 10 brands, a buzzing Desi pop up market, live performances and film screenings spread over two days.
Design Open brought the design to stage zero for creators, makers, producers and innovators. Speakers session included a series of presentations by innovative start-up leaders who are putting design to great use for meaningful innovation.
The talks were followed by a stimulating interactive discussion with the audience. The zeal was evident as participants interacted with the speakers, reflecting on their brands. The event saw Greendzine’s Electric Vehicles Online Sales Launch giving people the opportunity to bid for and take away a bike that they build and bid for.
Airytails introduced kids to a whole new experience of building and flying gliders. Kids were buzzing with curiosity as they worked hands-on to create the models questioning and learning the process.
The workshops by Zero Waste by Bare Necessities, Lavender Sachets by Rainy and Hues of the Earth by Shweta Pai were off to a great start when a diverse group of people gathered at the spacious design barn. The event ended with screening the Metropolis, a film by Gautam Sonti and Usha Rao.
The event was curated and practiced for a bigger, more intensive and more insightful five-day Design Open to empower the founders with the power of design from September 11 to 15.