30 September - Speaker at Beijing Design Week, Luxury & Craft event

Gijs Bakker will be a speaker during Beijing Design Week at Capital M Pop-Up Lounge at the event Luxury & Craft September 30, 5pm.

There will also be a roundtable discussion including Gijs Bakker that will question the value of contemporary craft within the present-day landscape of branding and luxury, whilst also exploring how an increased demand for products embodying authenticity, quality and craftsmanship is redefining our understanding and value of luxury itself.

Other speakers on this panel are:
Isabelle Pascal-Pons - Founder and director of WUHAO/Hermès
Chris Connors - Global Brand Director for Fornasetti

Moderated by Ben Hughes, Professor at CAFA and Central Saint Martins.

Location: Capital M. 3rd floor, No.2 Qianmen Pedestrain Street, Beijing. RSVP essential for entry.

Update: a photograph from the lecture at Capital M