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Gdynia Design Days 2018


An annual, international festival which highlights the latest trends and good practices in the world of design. This year's slogan is ERROR. Some workshops and lectures will be held in Polish, however, as a non-Polish speaker you can still enjoy visiting the numerours inspiring design exhibitions, lectures held in English by experts from other countries (Sweden, Norway, US, Germany, UK, Portugal), film screenings and the Fashion and Design Fair Bakalie. See the detailed Gdynia Design Days programme below.

Friday, 6th until Sunday, 15th of July 2018

LOCATION Pomorski Park Naukowo-Technologiczny (Pomeranian Science and Technology Park), Aleja Zwycięstwa 96/98, Gdynia.

GET THERE From the Main Train Station (Gdańsk Główny) take SKM train to Gdynia Redłowo station (29 minutes).

Free admission


Gdynia Design Days 2018 Programme for non-Polish speakers:

07.07 Saturday

11 a.m. - 3.30 p.m. Gdynia Design Days guided exhibition tours | Hello Open’er!

2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Workshop | Experience CIRCO: the Dutch program using a Design approach to catalyze the Transition to a Circular Economy | Jeroen Hinfelaar

09.07 Monday

4 p.m. - 4.45 p.m. Lecture | Human error and working with AI | Anton Drachuk, Marco Bar Goria (EN) | PPNT Gdynia cinema

6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Film screening | The Cleaners (EN) | Gdynia Film Center, Grunwaldzki Square 2

10.07 Tuesday

6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Film screening | Dogtooth (GR) | Gdynia Film Center, Grunwaldzki Square 2

11.07 Wednesday

Wednesdays at no. 40 Starowiejska St 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Concert | no. 40 Starowiejska Street

3.30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Meeting | Meet Worth and get a chance to co-finance | Simona Moldovan

12.07 Thursday

6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Film screening | Force Majeure (EN, FR, NO, SE) | Gdynia Film Center, Grunwaldzki Square 2

13.07 Friday

Design talks Business

10.30 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Inspirational presentations presentation | How to deliver value in business without making new products? | Fernanda Torre (SE/PT) Presentation | Design-led Strategy Thinking for Growth | Michael Thomson (UK) Design Connect

2.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. Open lecture | Creativity in Failure: From graffiti in Vietnam to brewing in New Zealand | Alice & Scott Krenitski (USA) Place Makers

2.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.  Workshop | Reframe and ideate |  Marie Saasen (NOR) Saasen Studio workshops

2.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. workshop | Business fit for our grandchildren! Tools for transforming | Evelina Lunqvist (SE/AT) The Good Tribe

2.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. Lecture | It’s about culture, not about skills | Ingmar Koglin (DE) Aperto/ IBM iX in Berlin

14.07 Saturday

Design talks Business 10 a.m.-.2.30 p.m.Master Class Error Challenge | Henryk Stawicki (PL), Marie Saasen (NOR),  Izabela Bernau-Ławniczak (PL),  Kilian Krug (DE), Alice & Scott Krenitski (USA)

See how to plan a daytrip from Gdansk to Gdynia

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