Narrative design as a main tool for the preservation of traditional artisanal techniques and how collaborative experimentation is the key for the future of craft.
Delphine Lejeune Born in Brussels - Belgium, and based in Amsterdam. With a background in graphic design, Delphine is now completing her second career studying Product design in the Well Being department headed by Ilse Crawford at the Design Academy Eindhoven. Her research focuses on the sensorial and emotional aspects of design working on material research and connecting it to narrative design. Her passion for traditional crafts took her to work in several projects as brand consultant in developing countries.
Diego Lopez Born in Lima - Peru, and based in London. Diego is an MA graduate from Central Saint Martins. His body of work is focused on handcrafted products. Member of an external team of designers that developed concepts for brands like West Elm, Jonathan Adler and Restoration Hardware, he has an experience of 11 years working with artisanal communities in developing countries. His interest in publishing and graphic design also led him to create several publications on crafts, design and photography.