On February 11th, 2012 TOCA ME design conference will take place in Munich‘s Reithalle for its fifth time with renown speakers from all over the world. The goal of the event under the claim »Inspired by Design« is a critical evaluation of design as well as the connection of the Munich design and creative scene with the international design centers.
Amongst the speakers of TOCA ME design conference are Golan Levin, artist, composer, performer and developer, and Evan Roth, co-founder of Graffiti Research Lab and FAT Lab (Free Art & Technology Lab). Furthermore, Anita Fontaine & Geoffrey Lillemon of Champagne Valentine, Vera-Maria Glahn & Marcus Wendt of the multidisciplinary design studio FIELD in London and Mate Steinforth of SEHSUCHT Berlin give insights into the processes and techniques of their creations.
TOCA ME design conference is accompanied by an exhibition of works by local heroes such as Mario Klingemann and C100. Real exchange instead of virtual networking will take place in the lounge where the participants of the TOCA ME design conference have the opportunity to get to know each other, to exchange ideas and to finish the evening in a chill-out atmosphere with live DJ‘s after the end of the presentations (ca. 22:00).
The TOCA ME design conference is an important venue of the first Munich CreativeBusiness Week (MCBW) taking place from 7th till 12th February 2012. TOCA ME design conference is funded by bayern design and the Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology. The event is also supported by Designerdock.
Organizer of the Design Conference is the Munich-based design studio TOCA ME, which operates in the fields of print, web and event design for the last 10 years. By means of the Design Conference TOCA ME has always strived to create a common communication platform for national and international designers. It has been TOCA ME aims to create with the Design Conference for national and international designers will share a common communications platform.
More Information and Tickets: www.design-conference.de
GOLAN LEVIN, pittsburg, usa – www.flong.com
EVAN ROTH, paris – www.evan-roth.com
VERA-MARIA GLAHN & MARCUS WENDT / FIELD, london – www.field.io
ANITA FONTAINE & GEOFFREY LILLEMON / CHAMPAGNE VALENTINE, amsterdam – www.champagnevalentine.com
MATE STEINFORTH / SEHSUCHT , berlin – www.sehsucht.de
MARIO KLINGEMANN, münchen – www.quasimondo.com
C100, münchen – www.c100studio.com