The First Biannual Museum Design Summit, on Design, Creativity & Ethics: How museums and global cultures inspire trends in interiors and fashion, took place on November 4 + 5, 2015 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Seven speakers spoke on a wide range of topics - finding inspiration, working with artisans, the ethics of working with cultural material, exploring new materials and ancient traditions in yucca, the increasing influence of Millenials in the marketplace, Santa Fe's crossroads of culture and working with the Museum of New Mexico Licensing Program. Lidewij Edelkoort's inpsiring presentation, The Emancipation of Everything, was not available for recording.


Handmade for the Modern World
LORI WEITZNER, CEO, Weitzner Limited


Where Artisans and Fashion Meet
REBECCA VAN BERGEN, Executive Director & Founder, NEST


Ethical Considerations: Finding Inspiration In Designs From Native Cultures
TONY CHAVARRIA, Curator of Ethnology, Museum of Indian Arts & Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology


Dawn of a New Century: Rise of the Millenials & the Fall of Martha Stewart
MAXWELL RYAN, Founder & CEO, Apartment Therapy


New Techniques: Technology + Tradition
DR. ERIC BLINMAN, Director, New Mexico Office of Archaelogical Studies


Welcome & Summit Introduction (Santa Fe's crossroads of culture/working with MNM Licensing)
PAMELA KELLY, Vice President of Licensing, Museum of New Mexico Foundation