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Design Shanghai 2024 Forum Schedule



Personal, not Private, On the Importance of Personal Language

The language of design evolves; every convention – whether about artistic legacy, beauty or plain purpose – needs to be challenged, says Aldo. Defying perceptions about the relationship between object and human, his ‘objects fatales’ undermine fixed notions about the object as a commodity. As ‘creatures’, they invite us to engage in a conversation about their behaviour, their uncertainties, their beliefs, their native tongue.
Aldo Bakker, Founder, Aldo Bakker Studio