An international centre for designers, architects and artists creating projects and exchanging ideas, Domaine de Boisbuchet in France is holding its 17th annual summer workshop program from 16 June to 14 September and is open to everyone.

The program, which is run in English, will feature over 30 workshops, covering a large selection of fields, including:

  • architecture
  • art direction
  • design and entrepreneurship
  • exhibition design
  • fashion design
  • food design
  • furniture design
  • glass and porcelain design
  • industrial design
  • interior design
  • jewellery design
  • land art
  • packaging
  • performance design
  • product design
  • sound design
  • textile design
  • writing and criticism.

The Domaine de Boisbuchet is an old country estate located in the Poitou-Charente region in west central France. A beautiful site, affording expansive grounds and an environment of artistic freedom, the event gives participants the unique opportunity to learn from an impressive line-up of international professionals.

Running daily from morning to evening, the process involves actively developing, assessing, reflecting and constructing. Practical activities are complemented with talks in design theory, as well as presentations by industry leaders.

Presenters include Oliviero Toscani, Patricia Urquiola, Maarten Baas, DesignMarketo, Tomás Alonso, Benjamin Hubert, Pierre Favresse, August de los Reyes, Jordi Enrich Jorba, Shin Azumi, Pedrita, Snarkitecture, Paul Haigh, Noé Duchafour-Lawrance, FREITAG, Sandra Piesik, Zuzunaga, Amina Agueznay, Mischer'Traxler, GroenlandBasel, Marcelo Rosenbaum, Ionna Vautrin, Marie Piet, Maria Blaisse, Katja Gruijters, Alice Twemlow, Anna Heringer, Tomas Kral, Daniel Michalik, Andrew Ondrejcak, Michael Flury, Peter Marigold, Matteo Zorzenoni, Sigga Heimis, Ron Gilad and Nikolay Polissky.

The event takes place with the support of FREITAG, Maison Cailler, ENSA, Glass Lab – Corner Museum of Glass New York, Teixidors, Amorim.



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