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Crafting Sustainability: A Dialogue With A Designer

Julian Koh, Co-Founder, Commune

12-Oct-23 10:00

Crafting Sustainability: A Dialogue With A Designer

We speak with Julian Koh, co-founder of Commune Lifestyle, to discuss the intersection of design, craftsmanship, and sustainability. Julian, having grown up around furniture factories and furthered his education in industrial design, holds a deep understanding of the design industry.

He’ll be sharing his philosophy and approach to creating sustainable and uniquely designed pieces, revealing how his varied inspirations translate into the finished products. Commune Lifestyle, with its extensive reach across Asia, stands out for its commitment to sustainability and aesthetic versatility. We’ll explore the practicalities of sustainable design and understand the thought process behind creating designs that are both innovative and environmentally conscious, highlighting the role of authentic craftsmanship in the modern design landscape.

Produced by: Richard Bradbury

Presented by: Richard Bradbury


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Categories:  marketsenvironmentvisual arts

Tags:  ofbbb2023interior designfranchisefurnituresustainabilityaesthetics





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