CONNECTING THE DOTS: SUSTAINABILITY, DESIGN AND COMMUNITIES THROUGH THE PET LAMP AND PLASTIC RIVERS PROJECTS
February 20, 2024 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Higgins Hall Auditorium
Join Álvaro Catalán de Ocón as he discusses his work and it’s connection to protest design, the manifesto object, and fabric as a means of communication through projects such as the PET Lamp, Plastic Rivers, and the most recent PET Lamp experience in Ghana.
Álvaro Catalán De Ocón
Álvaro Catalán de Ocón is the winner of the Spain National Design Award in 2023. He was born in Spain in 1975, is a celebrated designer leading ACdO, a production and distribution company based in Madrid known for its pioneering projects. His design philosophy is deeply rooted in multiculturalism, craftsmanship, and sustainability, guiding him to create both appealing and practical objects. Álvaro’s work ethic not only results in the creation of beautiful, functional items but also encourages discussions on environmental concerns and various other topics.
This event is open to the public.