© Alice Master
© Alice Master
13 December 2015
by Dapinder Chahal
With projects in almost every corner of the globe, 2015 has been another inspiring year for our team. Here are our personal highlights:
Vicky Richardson: Dinner with Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania, and a visit to the former dictator Enva Hoxha’s house in Tirana
João Guarantani: Aside from a whirlwind trip to Cuba and the UK Pavilion in Guadalajara, mine was having our away day at Futuro House! Thanks to Central Saint Martins
Kendall Robbins: Opening Skopje Fashion Weekend and the European University’s ‘Wedding Stories’ exhibition at the National Museum of Macedonia
Niamh Tuft: eating a Ukrainian feast after the opening of Ukrainian Fashion Week with the Fanzine Kyiv team…a menu including 7 types of lard….
Gianluca Amadei: Meeting Mark Wigley in Instanbul and visiting Faye Toogood’s studio during Design Connections.
Alastair Donald: Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age – exhibition of the year and brilliant reminder of what it means to be bold and pioneering
Harriet Seabourne: Singapore-New Zealand- South Korea – Moscow whirlwind trip over 7 days including a visit to the Korea Polar Research Institute and Dongdaemun Design Plaza!
Jacob de Munnik: Welcome Drinks of the Design Connections programme in a beautiful setting at the CitizenM hotel where I finally got to meet all the delegates in person
Ella Reynolds: being honoured with a new Nigerian name (Yemisi Olafunde) and the accompanying ceremony at Nike’s Art Gallery, Lagos - with traditional dress and a crown and singing
Melanie Spencer: Repairing go karts on our outreach visit to Khayelitsha township with mobile Maker Library
Dapinder Chahal: joining the British Council ADF team and being a part of Design Connections
Debbie Leane: Joining the fashion team and meeting with the IFS advisory panel to select this year’s participants
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