Element Talks / European Design Festival in Warsaw


Author: Slanted editors

For 13 years European Design Festival has been taking place each year in a different city of our continent. This time it is going to be Warsaw which for a couple of days will become the European capital of graphic design. The event will take place between 6th and 9th of June and will be abundant with inspiring lectures, exhibitions, workshops, graphic design studio tours, film screenings, as well as formal galas of two competitions for graphic designers. The festival aims to promote European and Polish design and to present the latest tendencies and practices that are worth following. The organizers await both professionals and design professionals searching for inspirations for creative action and time spending.

The multitude of scheduled attractions will let the participants discover the design face of Warsaw, as well as make international contacts which will pay off in the future. As a part of the festival, a number of unique events will be held—with or without an entry fee: There will be a couple of exhibitions devoted to contemporary graphic design in Poland and Europe. The spectators will have a chance to familiarize themselves with e.g. the best designed publications of the year 2018. During the Graphic tours the participants will be able to visit the most interesting design studios in Warsaw and get to know the designers working there. They will also have a chance to see how the designers work and ask them a couple of questions.

The organizers would like to encourage participants to take part in free-of-charge screenings of films devoted to design or designers. They will have a chance to see e.g. “Helvetica” which tells the story about one of the most famous typefaces of the world and the stories of people connected with it. You cannot miss practical workshops which are targeted at both professional designers and amateurs. The participants will familiarize themselves with specific aspects of design and acquire new soft skills. The classes will be devoted to such topics as: calligraphy and lettering, collages, conflict solution exercises, creative coding—graphic animation or design safari.

Element Talks Conference 

A regular event on the design map of the events in the capital are the Element Talks (June 8th to 9th, 2019) this time as a part of the festival. As every year, the organizers expect ca. 2,000 participants from all across Europe. As a part of the conference there will be lectures held on two stages, practical workshops, Element Market fair and intense networking sessions. For those who works in the creative sector, it cannot be missed!

More information here.
The tickets are available here

Together with the European Design Festival, Slanted is giving away four tickets for the Element Talks! To participate simply write an email until 15.05.2019, 11 a.m. (UTC +1) to [email protected] with the subject “Element Talks Warsaw.” The winner will be drawn after the deadline and contacted by email. Who participates in the raffle, agrees to receive news from Slanted and accepts the privacy policy. Legal recourse is excluded. We wish you good luck!

European Design Festival—Element Talks Conference 

European Design Festival:
June 6th to 9th, 2019 
Element Talks Conference:
June 8th to 9th, 2019

Mińska 65

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