SUSTAINABILITY + EDUCATION
16 NOV 2012
MOUNT LAVINIA HOTEL
FROM CUTTING-EDGE SUSTAINABLE FASHION, THE FUTURE OF DESIGN EDUCATION AND A CELEBRATION OF NEW CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURS AND EMERGING DESIGNERS, SRI LANKA DESIGN FESTIVAL IS A PLACE OF IDEAS AND INITIATIVE.
SUSTAINABLE FASHION SYMPOSIUM
An insight to sustainability for fashion in supply and production chains under the theme of ‘Sustainability – Towards a Global Consensus’. The symposium will tackle a large number of interesting topics that address existing and timely issues of the global sustainable fashion front. These include ‘responsible innovation’, ‘roles of legislation and product making, co-creating sustainable solutions and more’.
SOUTH ASIAN CRAFT FORUM
Held as part of the Sustainable Fashion Symposium, this forum will focus establishing the importance of craft in a creative economy. As the region that has best retained its crafts, Sri Lanka and South Asia hopes to lead the world towards this conversation.
DESIGN EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY
How important is education for better design? Find out as some of the biggest names in design education discuss groundbreaking initiatives on a single platform.
YOUNG DESIGN ENTREPRENEURS
Join us in the celebration of launching new businesses by 6 outstanding young design entrepreneurs as they present their vision for a creative future.
FUTURE DESIGNERS FASHION SHOW
Sri Lanka’s international design campus – Academy of Design (AOD), presents a spectacular collection of work in graphic design and interior design along with terrific fashion show fuelled by Colombo’s hottest design talent.