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Amsterdam 19 - 20 February 2020

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At the Frame Awards, future-curious designers and architects, forward-thinking innovators, industry luminaries and visionary brands explore the future of spaces. Will you be one of them?

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Setting the agenda for spatial design

Frame Awards by Day 2020 has four content tracks so you can design your experience around your personal and professional interests. Each track explores innovation in retail, hospitality, work and living through a combination of talks, workshops, installations, masterclasses and brand experiences.

Read on for more programme information.

Retail

In an increasingly complex retail landscape, how can designers help brands create environments that communicate on a more emotive level?

Hospitality

With every sector gathering around the idea of ‘hospitality', how are hotel and restaurant designers elevating the meaning of comfort?

Work

As agile working gathers pace, what new parameters does the office have to meet to justify its existence?

Living

At a time of continuing social and environmental chaos, what role can design play in resolving our most pressing existential threats?

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Confirmed speakers

Introducing our speaker line up for the Frame Awards 2020. We invited leaders from a wide cross-section of work, living, hospitality and retail sectors, all on a mission to explore the future of spatial design. Stay tuned, many more speakers soon to be announced!

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Ivy Ross

Google Hardware Design Vice President

Ivy and her team has launched a family of consumer hardware products ranging from smartphones to smart speakers, earning 56 different design awards. This collection of products established a design aesthetic for technology products that is tactile, bold, emotional, and undeniably Google.

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Ramona Bronkar Bannayan

MoMA Senior Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections

The Museum of Modern Art seeks to create a dialogue between the established and the experimental, the past and the present, in an environment that is responsive to the issues of modern and contemporary art. Ramona is responsible for overseeing the entire spectrum of temporary exhibitions and performances.

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Despina Katsikakis

Cushman & Wakefield Head of Occupier Business Performance

As Cushman & Wakefield’s Head of Occupier Business Performance, Desmina leverages her global expertise to provide input across the firm’s global business on the changing context of work and its impact on employee engagement, productivity and wellbeing.

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Gemma Ruse

StudioXAG Cofounder & Creative Director

Gemma trained in Fashion Design & Marketing at Central St Martins and spent a short time working in Fashion in Paris & London before co-founding StudioXAG with Xavier Sheriff in 2009 with an ambition to create the most exciting and creative retail displays in the world.

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Scott Rominger

WeWork Creative Director

Scott has worked across Europe with brands like Ralph Lauren and Rafael de Cardenas within a creative capacity. Now overseeing WeWork's interior design creative direction for Europe, Israel and Australia, Scott has a unique insight into designing workspaces within a shifting markets.

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Daan Lucas

Random Studio Founder

Daan's firm Random Studio consists of a blend of visual artists, developers and engineers, creating experiences that blur the boundaries between art, design and technology, the physical and the nonphysical.

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Kelsea Crawford

Cutwork Cofounder

Kelsea is a founding partner of Cutwork, an architecture and design studio focused on new ways to live and work. Cutwork projects have included Station F, the largest startup campus in the world home to more than 1000 startups and the European hubs of Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft.

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Marcel Wanders

Studio Marcel Wanders Founder

Marcel Wanders is regarded by many as an anomaly in the design world and has made it his mission to create an environment of love, live with passion and make our most exciting dreams come true. Marcel works in Amsterdam running his studio of the same name.

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Cris Bartels

D/DOCK Creative Strategist

D/DOCK is a spatial and conceptual design community that creates honest, beautiful and effective spaces with enduring value that deeply inspire, based on in-depth research and skillful design.

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Natsai Audrey Chieza

Faber Futures Founder & Director

Natsai Audrey Chieza is a designer and change-maker working at the intersection of creative and biotechnology industries. Her London-based biodesign agency catalyses the alignment of DNA-scale engineering with the methods and principles of critical design thinking for the circular economy.

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Nancy Diniz

Augmented Architectures founder & bioMATTERS Cofounder

Nancy is an entrepreneur, designer and educator who serves as the course leader of the MA in Biodesign at Central Saint Martins. Her research and practice engage topics pertaining to biomaterials and computational design, and her work has been published and exhibited internationally across design festivals and institutions.

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Thomas van Leeuwen

D/DOCK Director & Partner

D/DOCK is a spatial and conceptual design community that creates honest, beautiful and effective spaces with enduring value that deeply inspire, based on in-depth research and skillful design.

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Nina Sickenga

MOSS Cofounder

With a clear vision for the green and sustainable city of the future, Nina works every day with full enthusiasm on challenging and innovative projects with world renowned partners, companies and architects. MOSS are makers of sustainable spaces and are based in Amsterdam designing urban oases to reconnect people to nature.

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Peter Cole

Design Hotels CEO

Established in 1993 as the first of its kind—with a portfolio of only 10 iconic member properties, Design Hotels today represents and markets a hand-selected collection of privately owned and operated hotels. Serving also as a global lifestyle brand and full-service marketing consultancy, it offers its members tailored B2B services.

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Tom Callebaut

TC Plus Founder

Tom is an interior architect and owns his own design practice TC Plus. As a designer, he is fascinated by the interrelational power of space and change processes and his work brings people closer to their goals and dreams by converting spaces into an inspired experience in line with their needs and identity.

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Chris Middleton

Kinzo CEO and Founding Partner

Kinzo is a Berlin based architectural firm founded in 2005 and works with international companies on the cutting edge of interior architecture and design in the broad spectrum of living and working environments.

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Daniel von Seld

Kinzo Partner

Kinzo works to rethink spaces and processes and prove that there is always a clever solution waiting to be discovered. Kinzo‘s customers include 50Hertz, Adidas, AmorePacifc, Axel Springer, Ernst & Young, Erste Group AG, GetYourGuide, SieMatic, SoundCloud and Zalando.

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Patrick Frick

Moving Walls Cofounder & Chairman of the Board

Patrick Frick is Co-Founder and Chairman of Moving Walls, a provider of mobile, writeable office tools for agile working methods. He is also a founding member of the non-profit The Value Web, which is an international network of facilitators of collaboration for the common good. Patrick’s passion is to help people work better together.

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Nora Fehlbaum

Vitra CEO

Nora is the CEO of the Swiss furniture manufacturing company Vitra and a member of the Board of Directors. Under her leadership, Vitra has asserted its position with such projects as the ‘WORK’ presentation at Orgatec in 2016 and 2018, and the ‘Typecasting’ exhibition during Milan Design Week in 2018.

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Matt Lesniak

Conscious Coliving Cofounder

Matt is the Head of Innovation and Impact at Conscious Coliving, a coliving consultancy that specialises in embedding social impact into coliving spaces. Matt is responsible for curating community experience strategies, implementing social impact strategies and measuring the impact of coliving communities.

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Penny Sparke

Kingston University Professor of Design History

Penny is a Professor of Design History at Kingston University and the Director of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. She has participated in conferences, given keynote addresses, been a member of journal editorial boards, curated exhibitions, delivered visiting lectures, broadcast and published in the field of Design History both nationally and internationally.

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Tom Manwell

Conscious Coliving Cofounder

Tom is co-founder and Head of Spatial Design at Conscious Coliving, a coliving consultancy that specialises in embedding social impact into coliving spaces. He is a fully qualified U.K. Architect running his own London based practice and specialises in designing residential spaces which support community, sustainability and wellbeing.

Fa20 Penny Clark

Penny Clark

Conscious Coliving Cofounder

Penny is co-founder and Head of Research and Sustainability of Conscious Coliving, a coliving consultancy that specialises in embedding social impacts into coliving spaces. She specialises in social contact design principles, ethnographic research, environmental impacts measurement and sustainability-related practice transitions.

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Claus Sendlinger

SLOW Cofounder

As co-founder of SLOW, Claus dedicates himself and all his endeavors to the cultivation of arts, crops and inner gardens. An intention, a wish, a recourse: SLOW embraces the imperfect, the strange and indigenous; it defies conventions and reframes the way people live, work and interact in times of haste and acceleration.

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Anna Sundukova

Experience Designer

Anna is an experience designer, product strategist, design thinking consultant and facilitator, who works on creating entire experience ecosystems centred around human needs, wishes and desires, combining aesthetics of a space, frameworks for community building or wireframes for an app into a unified product experience.

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Eric Klarenbeek

Klarenbeek & Dros Founder

Studio Klarenbeek & Dros collaborates on R&D and design projects striving for local new economies and production chains, material development and durable design objects for public space, interior design and consumer products.

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Rosie Picton

Axis Mundi Cofounder

Rosie is cofounder of specialist semiotics and cultural insight studio Axis Mundi. The studio works with design and communication teams to bridge the gap between research and creative execution, building cultural strategies for commercial and social enterprise.

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Jonathan Ho

Multidisciplinary Artist & Designer

Jonathan works in the field of contemporary sexuality and fetish culture. With a background in industrial design, he works with a broad of mediums and processes that range from product, textile and interior design to more multidisciplinary collaborations with scientists, dancers and performance artists.

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Sophie Dixon

Mnemoscene Cofounder

Sophie is cofounder of Mnemoscene, a creative studio working with new web and immersive technologies to engage users in speculative, evocative scenarios that augment and redefine the parameters of human experience.

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Kaave Pour

SPACE10 Cofounder & Managing Director

Kaave Pour is an award winning creative and cultural entrepreneur. He is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer, sharing his thoughts and experiences about innovation and design with global brands and universities. Kaave is also responsible of Trailerpark I/O, an event where thousands meet to explore the intersection between art, design and technology.

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Mikkel Frost

CEBRA Cofounder

Mikkel Frost is a practicing architect and one of three founding partners of the internationally recognized architecture studio CEBRA, based in Denmark and the UAE. Frost is a skilled and versatile illustrator, with a talent for spontaneously visualizing his thoughts and quirky ideas in fantastic and whimsical drawings.

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Erik van Gelder

Erik van Gelder Founder

Erik van Gelder’s work includes a wide range of outdoor designs. From the country to the city, and from small courtyards and stunning roof terraces to expansive estates. Erik van Gelder’s designs always reflect his style and are recognized as distinctive.

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Martina Olbertova

Meaning.Global Founder & CEO

Dr. Martina Olbertova is a leading expert on brand meaning and cultural relevance. She is a global brand strategist, cultural consultant, social scientist and semiotician on a mission to redefine the role of meaning in business.

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Koert van Mensvoort

Next Nature Creative Director

Dr. Koert van Mensvoort is an artist and philosopher best known for his work on the philosophical concept of Next Nature, which revolves around the idea that our technological environment has become so complex, omnipresent and autonomous that it is best perceived as a nature of its own.

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Christof Babinsky

ASB GlassFloor Managing Director

Christof Babinsky studied Business and Management (BA hon) in Bath, UK. Following his studies he lead the marketing department of a medium-sized manufacturing business in Yeovil, UK. In 2012, Christof decided to come home and become part of the family business that had its main focus on the manufacture and distribution of ASB SquashCourts.

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Froukje Jansen

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Valentino Capucci

IRIS CERAMICA Head of the R&D team of Active Clean Air and Antibacterial CeramicTM

Valentino is head of the R&D of Active Clean Air and Antibacterial CeramicTM, the new technology based on the photocatalytic properties of the new generation of IRIS CERAMICA group’s products. ActiveTM changes the classical idea of a porcelain-grés tile transforming the ceramic product in an eco-active material.

Programme

Inspiring talks, panel discussions, engaging workshops, track briefings by Frame editors, the Frame Awards live judging and networking drinks will be taking place alongside the multisensorial exhibitions and immersive displays.

19 February 2020

9:00 - 9:15
Opening speech by Robert Thiemann

Opening speech | Arper Lounge
Robert Thiemann, Frame Founder & Director

Join Frame's founder Robert Thiemann to open the event with an informative look at what's to come, with a light welcome breakfast.

9:30 - 12:45
Live judging Frame Awards 2020

Live Judging | Various Stages

The Frame Awards nominees will defend their work before the jury. The public voting decides the people’s favourites, but the jury members decide the winners in each category. Consider this as a masterclass by the biggest names in interior design.

The Live Judging sessions will be open to Frame Awards by Day ticket holders. Download the app for the full schedule.

10:00 - 10:45
A place for purpose: designing slow

Interview | ASB Glassfloor Stage | Hospitality
Claus Sendlinger, SLOW Cofounder

In an era when time, distance, and our attention spans are increasing compressed, there is one constant that still draws people to visit a particular place – its ability to connect them to a higher purpose. SLOW cofounder Claus Sendlinger explains why, if hospitality is to remain relevant, it must offer us new spaces for contemplation.

10:50 - 11:35
What big business wants from co-working

Talk | ASB Glassfloor Stage | Work
Scott Rominger, WeWork Creative Director

Rather than the individual entrepreneur or small startup, the future of flex space is being defined by tenants with 500+ employees. Rominger explains how WeWork is redesigning the corporate workplace and why major brands now trust them to appoint and manage their offices.

12:00 - 13:00
The wilderness inside: embracing nature in the modern interior

Panel Discussion | ASB Glassfloor Stage | Cross Sector
Nina Sickenga, MOSS Cofounder, Penny Sparke, Kingston University Professor of Design History / Modern Interiors Research Centre Director, Koert van Mensvoort, Next Nature Founder

Rapid urbanisation is reducing access to green space. At the same time our understanding of the need to live alongside plant life is growing. Can spatial design move beyond its fetish for a few well placed pots and lobbies with living walls and instead create true interior habits for nature?

12:30 - 14:00
It’s all about the money, the rest is conversation

Workshop | Chemetal Stage | Work
Cris Bartels, Creative Strategist D/DOCK, Thomas van Leeuwen, Director & Partner D/DOCK, Froukje Jansen, Moderator

Why do we try to pretend that design isn’t first and foremost a commercial business like every other? Join the leaders of architecture studio D/DOCK and a range of special guests in a series of intimate ‘campfire’ workshops to discuss the difficulty that designers have with valuing their work.

Sign up to secure your spot via eventbrite. Limited to 40 places only.

13:00 - 15:00
Live judging the agile workplace 2.0

Live Judging | ORGATEC Stage | Work

Ten finalists of the ORGATEC x FRAME design challenge addressing the agile workplace of the future will present their concepts to the jury. Those with an interest in the subject are welcome to listen in.

This Live Judging session will be open to Frame Awards by Day ticket holders.

13:00 - 13:45
Life support: surfaces that create healthier habitats

Talk | Iris Ceramica Group Stage | Cross Sector
Prof. Claudia Bianchi, Professor of Industrial Chemistry at the University of Milan, Valentino Capucci, Iris Ceramica Group Head of the R&D team of Active Clean Air and Antibacterial CeramicTM

A new generation of ceramics have the ability to purify the air we breathe and make the environment we live in cleaner, healthier and more hygienic. How can we best deploy these materials to design interiors that support the wellbeing of their users

Followed by a Wellbeing tasting menu by Iris Ceramica Group.

13:00 - 13:45
Crossing codes: learning from user experience (UX) design

Talk | Pedrali Stage | Retail
Anna Sundukova, Independent Experience Designer

New Voices: early career designers, researchers and strategists share their vision for the future of the industry.

The digital world has championed new ways to create products guided by decoding human needs and pains. Meanwhile the creation of physical spaces remains dominated by a focus on function and form. Sundukova unpacks how architects can borrow from the UX playbook to create ‘multi-channel experiences’ that better serve their users.

13:00 - 14:30
Explore the next space on film: 5 short docs with IDFA

Film Screening | Laufen Stage | Living

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam has curated a series of short experimental documentaries to offer a fresh perspective on this year’s Frame Awards themes. Joined by an IDFA ambassador, we will explore the connection between technology and reality within our own spatial experiences with these challenging, experimental documentaries.

13:05 - 13:50
House rules: new trajectories in residential interiors

Talk | ASB Glassfloor Stage | Living
Nora Fehlbaum, Vitra CEO

The last decade has been a transformative moment for home design, while the next looks likely to surpass it in terms of how we think about and use this most intimate of spaces. Nora Fehlbaum charts the key recent shifts in domestic design and offers her insight into where we’re headed next.

13:50 - 14:35
Augmenting meaning with immersive technology

Talk | Pedrali Stage | Retail
Rosie Picton, Axis Mundi Cofounder, Sophie Dixon, Mnemoscene Cofounder

New Voices: early career designers, researchers and strategists share their vision for the future of the industry.

How do we encode ‘mixed reality’ experiences with cultural significance? And do such contexts change the way users derive meaning from space? Axis Mundi and Mnemoscene explore how semiotic analysis will prove crucial to integrating new immersive technologies into spatial practice.

14:15 - 15:00
Short stories: the emotive power of popup retail

Talk | ASB GlassFloor Stage | Living
Gemma Ruse, StudioXAG Cofounder & Creative Director

Temporary spaces increasingly act as an incubator for new ideas, giving brands the opportunity to test unexpected narratives. Ruse shows how StudioXAG creates retail moments that live a lot longer in the memory than on the shop floor.

14:30 - 16:00
Commercial designers cannot be true artists

Workshop | Chemetal Stage | Work Cris Bartels, Creative Strategist D/DOCK, Thomas van Leeuwen, Director & Partner D/DOCK, Froukje Jansen, Moderator

Is a drive towards individual expression and authorship compatible with truly serving client needs? Join the leaders of architecture studio D/DOCK and a range of special guests in a series of intimate ‘campfire’ workshops to discuss the difficulty that designers have with valuing their work.

Sign up to secure your spot via eventbrite. Limited to 40 places only.

14:40 - 15:25
Spatial design and sexuality: Redesigning the darkroom of the future

Talk | Pedrali Stage | Hospitality
Jonathan Ho, Multidisciplinary Artist and Designer

New Voices: early career designers, researchers and strategists share their vision for the future of the industry.

Is it possible to create a fully liberated yet truly safe space that allows for anonymous sexual encounters? By focusing on human sexuality within spatial practice – specifically in the context of fetish clubs – Ho proposes a more empathetic mode of designing.

15:00 - 16:00
Future-proofing design: A soft(er) approach

Roundtable | Iris Ceramica Stage | Cross Sector

Digital, connected and frenetic, we find ourselves longing for physical spaces that give us comfort, authenticity and inspiration. Softer spaces. This will change, once again, the relationship between personal and professional life and will shape new needs and new habits. Will design define a new cultural change? Join Arper in imagining how we can create environments that are more empathic.

15:05 - 16:05
The meaning of luxury

Panel Discussion | ASB Glassfloor Stage | Cross Sector
Caroline Cundall, InterContinental Hotels Group Director of Interior Design for Europe, Marcel Wanders, Studio Marcel Wanders Founder, Peter Cole, Design Hotels CEO, Dr. Martina Olbertova, Meaning.Global Founder & CEO

What does luxury hospitality look like at a time when a new generation of travellers is rejecting ostentatious displays of wealth and choosing experiential over material excess?

16:05 - 19:00
Day 1 closing ceremony

ASB Glassfloor Stage & Cosentino Space

Robert Thiemann presents key takeaways from the first day, followed by drinks, bites and entertainment by Cosentino.

20 February 2020

9:00 - 9:15
Opening speech by Robert Thiemann

Opening speech | Arper Lounge
Robert Thiemann, Frame Founder & Director

Join Frame's founder Robert Thiemann to open the day with an informative look at what's to come, with a light welcome breakfast.

9:30 - 11:30
Live judging Frame Awards 2020

Live Judging | Various Stages

For day 2 the Frame Awards nominees will defend their work before the jury. The public voting decides the people’s favourites, but the jury members decide the winners in each category. Consider this as a masterclass by the biggest names in interior design.

The Live Judging sessions will be open to Frame Awards by Day ticket holders. Download the app for the full schedule.

10:00 - 10:45
How to make the museum future-proof?

Talk | ASB Glassfloor Stage | Living
Ramona Bronkar Bannayan
, Museum of Modern Art Senior Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections

Forget Instagram. Bannayan unpacks how MoMA's recent expansion uses spatial design to drive audience engagement. How can today’s museums continue to draw crowds?

10:50 - 11:35
The workplace: new metrics for success

Talk | ASB Glassfloor Stage | Work
Despina Katsikakis, Cushman & Wakefield Head of Occupier Business

As landlords come to the realisation that future workplaces will be defined through the lens of people instead of property, the rules of office design are shifting. Katsikakis explains how a new generation of owners and investors is redefining metrics for success.

11:00 - 12:00
Food tasting session

Food Tasting | Iris Ceramica Stage | Cross Sector

Iris Ceramica Group will offer a wellbeing tasting menu full of healthy morsels, served on products from the Active series.

12:00 - 13:30
Shared living for (un)shared interests

Workshop | Chemetal Stage | Living
Tom Manwell, Cofounder Conscious Coliving, Matt Lesniak Conscious Coliving, Penny Clark, Cofounder Conscious Coliving

Do shared spaces demand monocultural mindsets? Join the Conscious Coliving team for a participative design workshop to explore the challenges and opportunities of creating living spaces for diverse communities.

Followed by a Wellbeing tasting menu by Iris Ceramica.

12:00 - 12:45
How spatial design can find value in the virtual

Talk | ASB Glassfloor Stage | Living
Daan Lucas, Random Studio Founder

Rather than reducing us to mere consumer profiles, could spatial design provide a context in which technology and interaction can actually build more authentic relationships between brand and audience? Lucas explains how bridging the virtual and physical worlds creates new possibilities for connection.

12:00 - 13:30
Awards can be bought with money or influence

Workshop | Pedrali Stage | Work
Cris Bartels, Creative Strategist D/DOCK, Thomas van Leeuwen, Director & Partner D/DOCK, Froukje Jansen, Moderator

Is it even possible to create an award that recognises the best design work, rather than the best connected designers? Join the leaders of architecture studio D/DOCK and a range of special guests in a series of intimate ‘campfire’ workshops to discuss the difficulty that designers have with valuing their work.

Sign up to secure your spot via eventbrite. Limited to 40 places only.

12:00 - 13:30
From client to collaborator

Workshop | ORGATEC Stage | Work
Chris Middleton, CEO & Founding Partner Kinzo, Daniel von Seld, Partner Kinzo

The complexity of briefs architects now face requires an unprecedented understanding of a client’s culture, something the traditionally linear, siloed design process isn’t suited to serve. Join Kinzo to learn how to develop a new type of working relationship, one based on feedback loops that make the client a holistic participant throughout the project journey.

12:50 - 13:50
User interspace: human connection through digital media

Panel Discussion | ASB Glassfloor Stage | Cross Sector
Uwe Brückner, Atelier Brückner Founder, Takashi Kudo, teamLab Communications Director, Daan Lucas, Random Studio Director, Christof Babinsky, ASB GlassFloor Managing Director

Screen-based technology is often blamed for segregating users, both from each other and their environment. But can stepping beyond – or into – the screen actually bring us closer together? This panel explores how, by deploying interactive media at an architectural scale, artists and designers are creating new mechanisms for communal experience.

13:00 - 14:30
Explore the next space on film: 5 short docs with IDFA

Film Screening | Laufen Stage | Living

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam has curated a series of short experimental documentaries to offer a fresh perspective on this year’s Frame Awards themes. Joined by an IDFA ambassador, we will explore the connection between technology and reality within our own spatial experiences with these challenging, experimental documentaries.

13:50 - 14:15
Informal talk and book signing

Talk | Andreu World Space | Cross Sector
Mikkel Frost, CEBRA Cofounder

Cofounder of Danish architecture firm CEBRA Architecture Mikkel Frost will present his new book and Frame’s title We Build Drawings during an informal talk.

14:00 - 15:30
A continuous drive to innovate is unhealthy

Workshop | Pedrali Stage | Work
Cris Bartels, Creative Strategist D/DOCK,
Thomas van Leeuwen, Director & Partner D/DOCK

Is our industry's emphasis on innovation simply a waste of time, energy and materials? Join the leaders of architecture studio D/DOCK and a range of special guests in a series of intimate ‘campfire’ workshops to discuss the difficulty that designers have with valuing their work.

Sign up to secure your spot via eventbrite. Limited to 40 places only.

14:00 - 16:00
The agile workplace 2.0: beyond moving objects

Workshop | ORGATEC Stage | Work
Patrick Frick, Cofounder & Chairman of the Board of Moving Walls, Alfredo Carlo, Housatonic Graphic Facilitator

What’s the future of agile working? Frick will host a high-intensity workshop that looks further than furniture on wheels and asks how we can make offices that are not just multifunction, but also multifeel. The workshop is part of the ORGATEX x FRAME design challenge for the agile workplace 2.0.

By invitation only.

14:15 - 15:00
Material reality

Panel Discussion | ASB Glassfloor | Cross Sector
Natsai Audrey Chieza, Faber Futures Founder & Director, Nancy Diniz, CSM MA Biodesign Course Leader, Central St Martins, Eric Klarenbeek, Klarenbeek & Dros Founder

Are biomaterials the basis of building a sustainable economy? If so, how can we move from material innovation to widespread implementation?

15:00 - 15:45
Outdoor attitude: breaking the boundaries of design

Talk | Chemetal Stage | Living
Erik van Gelder, Erik van Gelder Founder

Should we stop approaching the design of indoor and outdoor environments differently? Join Corradi to explore what opportunities to experiment and innovate are created by moving beyond established mindsets.

15:00 - 16:00
Call me home

Panel Discussion | Iris Ceramica | Living
Tom Callebaut, TC Plus Founder, Auguste van Oppen, BETA Cofounder, Kelsea Crawford, Cutwork Cofounder & CEO, Kaave Pour, SPACE10 Director

As demographic shifts, social isolation and an increasingly inaccessible housing market change how we think about ‘home’, what role can design play in creating more robust communities?

15:00 - 15:45
Save!: Smart sanitation for a sustainable future

Talk | Laufen Stage | Living
Marc Viadot, Laufen, Cristiane Kopp, Laufen

Human waste is a major contributor to environmental degradation, but the way we dispose of it hasn't changed for centuries. Join Laufen to learn how redesigning a universal piece of infrastructure - the toilet - could transform the health of local ecosystems.

15:05 - 16:05
Designing alongside data

Talk | ASB Glassfloor Stage | Living
Ivy Ross, Google Vice President of Hardware Design

How did Google create a design language that successfully marries the digital with the domestic? Ross explains why human intuition is as important as data-driven insight when developing physical products.

16:05 - 16:30
Day 2 closing ceremony

ASB Glassfloor Stage & Exhibition Space

Robert Thiemann presents key takeaways from the second day.

19:30 - 22:30
Frame Awards show and prize-giving ceremony

Ceremony | ASB Glassfloor Stage

The Frame Awards Jury winners will be announced and the People’s Vote will be revealed in the culmination of the Frame Awards 2020, as guests enjoy a grand dinner and live entertainment. Wonderwall founder Masamichi Katayama will be announced as the recipient of our Frame Awards 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.

22:30 - 0:00
Frame Awards show afterparty

Let your hair down with our drinks, dj's and designer dance moves, before ending the night.

Immersive installations & exhibitions

We have curated a collection of creative designers to showcase their ideas in interactive ways during Frame Awards.

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Apparellel Existence

Frame x Studio PMS x Bolon

For the Frame Design Challenge we teamed up with Bolon to showcase its new Diversity collection. Introducing the winners - Utrecht based Studio PMS, who will explore this new range through the concept of personalization with VR. Meet the designers and discover their unique installation.

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ASB Glassfloor

ASB Glassfloor

ASB Glassfloor are back with another immersive experience using different forms of light. Explore their installation during the Frame Awards by day.

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The Agile Office 2.0

Orgatec x Frame Design Challenge

Advances in technology, design and manufacturing mean we now have an unprecedented ability to control our immediate environment, tailoring it specifically to our needs. But is it possible to create a more personalized in-office experience? Frame and Orgatec teamed up to challenge designers to come up with the ultimate agile office. See the results for yourself.

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HEAD x USM : Space Duality

HEAD Geneva

As an academic and cultural institution, HEAD – Genève has forged close links with the local artistic community and economy drawing on a rich cultural and artistic heritage to nurture young creative talent nationally and internationally. This project is a collaboration with USM and will be present at Frame Awards 2020.

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Building Blocks

Baars & Bloemhoff

For the Frame Awards 2020 Dutch company Baars & Bloemhoff will create engaging playful spatial elements that can be built, rebuild and designed in different forms and settings.

Why attend Frame Awards by Day?

  • Upskill by learning from industry experts as they discuss the world’s greatest spaces and witness masterclasses like you’ve never experienced before.
  • Be invigorated by joining global industry leaders in lively discussions and intimate roundtables designed to fire up conversation about the future of spaces.
  • Innovate through collaboration and expand your skill set by joining our wide range of workshops, addressing global interior design issues.
  • Connect with the world’s brightest design minds by visiting one of our networking events, connect with like-minded people over a drink, a bite, or perspective on industry topics.
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Frame Awards 2019

Find out more about how Frame Awards has established itself as the interior design event of the year and set the international standard to celebrate spatial excellence in the full Frame Awards and Lab Aftermovie from this year's edition.

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B. Building Amsterdam
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1066 VH Amsterdam

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