Design as a Force for Social Change at London Design Festival

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Bloomsbury Institute

Can design change the world? Should it? This timely event, chaired by Catherine Flood, curator at the Victoria & Albert Museum, brings together Dr Catharine Rossi, Professor Alan Male and Dr Russell Bestley to debate design’s potential to change the world for good (or evil), and the responsibility of designers, both professional and amateur, to use their creative powers for positive ends. Bloomsbury Institute is proud to be hosting this important session in partnership with London Design Festival 2017.

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Chair and Panellists:


  • Catherine Flood, Curator, Prints, Word & Image Department, Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Dr. Catharine Rossi, Senior Lecturer in Design History, Kingston School of Art, Kingston University
  • Professor Alan Male, Emeritus Professor of Illustration
  • Dr. Russell Bestley, Principal Lecturer at London College of Communication and Reader in Graphic Design 


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Tickets will sell out so we encourage you to book early to avoid missing out!

Bloomsbury Institute hosts unmissable literary events for book lovers, academics and readers everywhere at Bloomsbury's stunning Georgian premises. Featuring the most exciting voices and worldwide bestselling authors published by Bloomsbury in conversation with today’s top commentators, creatives and opinion-shapers, we create an unforgettable night out for bookish types in the heart of literary London. Past guests have included Margaret Atwood, William Boyd, Elizabeth Gilbert, Meg Rosoff, Willy Russell, Carlos Acosta, Sheila Hancock and Khaled Hosseini and many more! See our upcoming events and join our guest list for event invites and special offers.

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WHERE?
Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP

WHEN?
Thursday, September 21st
6.00pm: Doors open and complimentary drinks receptions
6.45pm: Panel in discussion, followed by audience Q&A
8:00pm: Ends

This event is hosted in the Bloomsbury Room and Conservatory at Bloomsbury Publishing

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Design as a Force for Social Change at London Design Festival

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