Tuesday 7 February 2017 18.00-21.00
Surface Design Show 2017 kicks off with the ever popular Preview Evening - open to all visitors.
The highlight of the evening (notwithstanding the free beer and wine provided for our guests) is the Live Debate.
For 2017, speakers will be debating the subject ‘Good Design is Narrative Design’:
Meet the Chair: David Michon
David Michon is the former editor of Icon magazine, and former managing editor of Monocle magazine and Winkreative creative agency. He set out as an independent consultant and strategist in January of 2016, focusing on editorial and other creative projects across a range of categories.
As editor of Icon, he oversaw the relaunch of the magazine from a trade title to a more grounded, relatable and pacier consumer title. For Monocle, he managed the launch of the brand’s radio station, Monocle 24, and produced, reported for and sometimes presented its weekly radio show on cities, The Urbanist – a show that has built a following of nearly 800,000 subscribers.
David has also worked with property companies Capco, Lend Lease and Grosvenor Estate, helping each to develop and articulate the identities of developments or neighbourhoods, new and old.