Week three of NeoCon’s new virtual hub, NeoConnect—a series of online resources, programming and events hosted on neocon.com and designed to virtually connect the NeoCon community—has commenced.
NeoConnect’s virtual programs for week three are as follows:
Using creativity to spark creativity
Monday, June 15, 10:00am–11:00am CDT
Leading designers discuss how they use creativity in their everyday lives to guide their revolutionary work.
We beed to talk…about materiality and wellness (Part 2 of 3)
Monday, June 15, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. CDT
Rethinking materials in a post-pandemic world: Contract Magazine talks with experts about how materials need to work in our interior spaces.
ADFF@NeoConnect | Screening of “Mario Botta: The Space Beyond”
Monday, June 15, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Enjoy this rare, in-depth artistic journey into the work of the internationally acclaimed Swiss architect. Introduction with Mario Botta and Novita’s Christine Abbate, and Q&A with film director Loretta Dalpozzo.
Introduction to regenerative design: Your role as a designer for a thriving future
Tuesday, June 16, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. CDT
Regenerative design’s relationship to sustainability and how to best shift mindset for your practice and clients.
Putting Carbon to Work
Tuesday, June 16, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
The Metropolis Sustainability Lab presents tools and strategies to help designers evaluate and reduce the carbon emissions of spaces they create.
Gender Neutral Design: Restrooms and Beyond
Tuesday, June 16, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. CDT
Presented by AIA Chicago, leaders in gender neutral design discuss the history, advantages and techniques of designing without bias.
ADFF@NeoConnect | Screening of “SuperDesign: Italian Radical Design 1965-75”
Tuesday, June 16, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CDT
This film explores an era of positive turbulence on an artistic level and an amazing collection of architects and designers. Introduction with Gallerist Evan Snyderman and ADFF founder Kyle Bergman, and Q&A with film director Francesca Molteni and curator Maria Cristina Didero.
Contradictions: Inclusive design for all generations
Wednesday, June 17, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. CDT
A look at post-COVID-19 generational expectations for the workplace, from dedicated and shared individual workspaces; formal and informal meeting spaces; and community and quiet spaces.
We need to talk…about materiality and wellness (Part 3 of 3)
Wednesday, June 17, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. CDT
Reshaping the healthy workplace in a post-pandemic world. Contract Magazine looks at how the workplace will evolve and be redesigned to make employees happier and healthier.
Proof in design: ASID outcome of Design Awards 2020 winners
Wednesday, June 17, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
Celebrating the 2020 winning projects: The Sensory Wellbeing Hub by HKS and M Moser Associates Living Lab.
How to talk to your clients about going green
Wednesday, June 17, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
Presenting knowledge, tools and foresight to help clients make informed decisions about creating healthy and sustainable spaces.
ADFF@NeoConnect | Screening of “Charlotte Perriand, Pioneer in the Art of Living”
Wednesday, June 17, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CDT
An up-close and personal look at the designer and architect, and a life filled with passion and creativity. Introduction by Contract’s Paul Makovsky and ADFF founder Kyle Bergman, and Q&A with film director Stephane Ghez.
The next level of physical space: Multi-sensory experience design
Thursday, June 18, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. CDT
Noah Waxman of Cactus offers attendees the chance to rethink how they incorporate design tenets to stimulate creativity and honor mindfulness and digital disconnection.
Novità’s #DesignGetsTogether virtual Happy Hour
Thursday, June 18, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. CDT
Join us for a special virtual Happy Hour to celebrate design and the NeoCon community.
Healthcare facilities post-pandemic: Programming and design
Friday, June 19, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. CDT
Lessons learned from facility adaptations during COVID-19 and what designers can do moving forward.
Virtual HiP Awards: HiP People
Friday, June 19, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. CDT
Interior Design presents the 7th annual HiP Awards honoring industry people and innovative products.