Golden Pin Design Award 2016 Forum — Taipei, Taiwan — 1 DEC 2016 | 9:30-12:20pm
Eslite Spectrum Performance Hall, Songshan Cultural and Creative Park
The 2016 edition of the free yearly speaker series, which this year is co-organized on behalf of the Golden Pin Design Award by Commonwealth Magazine and the Taiwan Design Center, once again brought the thoughts of design world luminaries to the Taiwanese public, including Oki Sato, founder of famed Japanese design firm Nendo; Arthur Huang, Founder of Taiwan based, environmentally con-scious studio MINIWIZ; Javin Mo, Founder of experimental Hong Kong design studio Milkxhake; and Mårten Claesson of multidisciplinary Swedish design studio, Claesson Koivisto Rune.
Each year since 2014, the Golden Pin Design Award 2016 Forum, which is held with the aim of deepen-ing discussion and public understanding around the concept of huaren design, has preceded the Gold-en Pin Design Award ceremony where the Best Design winners in two of the yearly awards–the Golden Pin Design Award and the Golden Pin Concept Design Award–are announced. The 2016 event opened with the four speakers talking on the influences of their respective cultures and experiences on their design practice.