“Thought Leadership”

“Thought Leadership.” Virgil Abloh’s Public Lecture @ Harvard

‘I use other factories and suppliers to make art, ‘ said Virgil Abloh during a lecture at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. During his talk, he breaks down his “new wave” for the upcoming Ikea x Off-White collaboration and creative thought process of “designing a living environment for a millennial.”
Discussing topics ranging from sustainability to considering and thinking of streetwear as an “architecture movement.” Abloh is thinking beyond “fast fashion” and into the future as well as digging in his past experiences that help shape his approach to design which makes this lecture an important piece of “work” itself.
See Lecture at Harvard here:

Core Studio Public Lecture: Virgil Abloh, “Insert Complicated Title Here” – Harvard Graduate School of Design

Virgil Abloh (Rockford, IL 1980) is an architect, engineer, creative director, and designer. After earning a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin Madison, he completed a Master´s degree in Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology. It was here that he learned not only about design principles but also about the concept of collaborative working.

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