Making & Thinking Symposium

November 14, 2015

Keynote speaker: Scot Laughton, Head of Industrial Design, Sheridan College

Making & Thinking is a one-day symposium investigating the craft world’s reinvigorated interest in the relationship between craft and design. While fine craft and design are often defined in opposition – one-of-a-kind versus multiples, concept- versus client driven, material specialization versus flexibility – contemporary craftspeople and designers are melding these two methodologies. This hybrid field results in new work that is inventive, unique and user-centered.

— Melanie Egan, Head of Craft & Design, Harbourfront Centre

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We gratefully acknowledge the support
of the Canada Council for the Arts.
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Symposium Details

Location: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto

Symposium: 10am-4pm

Reception: 4pm-6pm (open to public)

Tickets: General $48.25 / Students $25.75 / Buy Now

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