it will be interesting to see how this year’s trade show extravaganza at earl’s court has reacted to the current chilly economic climate.
i’ll be adding posts this week showing what i think are the highlights and some names to look out for as we wade out of the mire of the recession — features i’ll be looking out for will be 100% norway, holders of one of the biggest spaces.
100%norway is holding its opening reception tomorrow evening (wednesday 23rd september) . previous receptions have seen buckets of champagne and the attendance of royalty, it remains to be seen how much of this will be repeated this year. i’m taking my trusty canon eos 50d, so i’ll be filling up this site with papparazzi shots by the weekend. (just kidding). the norwegian embassy have always participated enthusiastically in 100%design, showcasing some of their countries most exciting new designers.
100% Norway @ 100% Design
Earls Court, Stand G30
Thursday 24 September: 10.00 — 21.00
Friday 25 September: 10.00 — 19.00
Saturday 26 September: 10.00 — 18.00
Sunday 27 September: 11.00 — 18.00
we’ll also be looking at the efforts of JAM art of branding, whose excursion into tv didn’t go too well earlier this year — they’re saying economic downturn, i just thought — well ..
there’s a seminar program curated by MIX publications which is intriguing
there’ll also be the blueprint awards so quite a full week. the show opens on thursday at earl’s court, and runs through until sunday