Courses timeline

2-6 November 2020

Urban Biking

Course Leader Designer: Dirk Winkel

Nowadays bicycles are no longer just a smart, sustainable and functional way of getting around the city.
They have also become a symbol of a lifestyle that is committed to practicing and transmitting the positive values ​​of contemporary living. This workshop aims to investigate the new meanings that the bicycle is taking on in urban life, both as regards its purely functional aspects and as regards its new vocation as an “object of desire”, regardless of its practical use.

Course attendance is subject to the payment of the Euro 750.00 registration fee (VAT included). This cost includes participation in the workshop and review of the related projects by the Course Design Leader, during the two weeks following the workshop.

9-13 November 2020

Cartography in the age of Google Maps

Course Leader Designer: Martí Guixé

Cartographic products today represent one of the main product categories in the Palomar catalog. The workshop questions how to expand the offer of this type of product, foreseeing new uses and applications, making the exploration of contemporary cities easier, more pleasant and engaging.

Course attendance is subject to the payment of the Euro 750.00 registration fee (VAT included). This cost includes participation in the workshop and review of the related projects by the Course Design Leader, during the two weeks following the workshop.

16-20 November 2020

Domestic Space

Course Leader Designer: Michel Charlot

The recent experience of forced isolation that has affected much of the world has led many of us to live in our homes for an extended period of time and with unprecedented intensity. It is conceivable that in the near future many activities will move within the home walls and that we will live in these spaces more than we did previously. The workshop aims at outlining a new category of Palomar products, which respond to the emerging needs in contemporary living spaces.

Course attendance is subject to the payment of the Euro 750.00 registration fee (VAT included). This cost includes participation in the workshop and review of the related projects by the Course Design Leader, during the two weeks following the workshop.

23-27 November 2020

Contemporary souvenir

Course Leader Designer: Sebastian Bergne

This theme explores the possible variations of the souvenir object in contemporary society and culture, expanding its meaning and role both within and outside the travel experience.

Course attendance is subject to the payment of the Euro 750.00 registration fee (VAT included). This cost includes participation in the workshop and review of the related projects by the Course Design Leader, during the two weeks following the workshop.

23-27 November 2020

Another perspective / Another dimension

Course Leader Designer: Keiji Takeuchi

This theme explores the possible variations of the souvenir object in contemporary society and culture, expanding its We are surrounded by daily tools, that we try to understand the value. By objectively revisiting their presence in our life, we may find a way to uncover unseen relationship or hidden dialogue with them. The aim of the workshop is to establish invisible emotional links and values by inviting all participants to review our extend life around everyday objects. It is a workshop of interaction, and the key is to find universal happiness and satisfaction.

Course attendance is subject to the payment of the Euro 750.00 registration fee (VAT included). This cost includes participation in the workshop and review of the related projects by the Course Design Leader, during the two weeks following the workshop.

30 November – 4 December 2020

Water

Course Leader Designer: Francesco Faccin

The workshop aims at investigating and developing design solutions that help increase the awareness of the impact our lives have on the environment, encouraging users to adopt a lifestyle that is attentive to the use of the planet’s resources and is socially ethical in regard to the most disadvantaged populations. The course specifically investigates the identification, usability and transportation of a basic element that must be available to everyone.

Course attendance is subject to the payment of the Euro 750.00 registration fee (VAT included). This cost includes participation in the workshop and review of the related projects by the Course Design Leader, during the two weeks following the workshop.

7-11 December 2020

Cartography in the age of Google Maps

Course Leader Designer: Martí Guixé

Cartographic products today represent one of the main product categories in the Palomar catalog. The workshop questions how to expand the offer of this type of product, foreseeing new uses and applications, making the exploration of contemporary cities easier, more pleasant and engaging.

Course attendance is subject to the payment of the Euro 750.00 registration fee (VAT included). This cost includes participation in the workshop and review of the related projects by the Course Design Leader, during the two weeks following the workshop.

14-18 December 2020

Domestic Spaces

Course Leader Designer: Thelonious Goupil

The recent experience of forced isolation that has affected much of the world has led many of us to live in our homes for an extended period of time and with unprecedented intensity. It is conceivable that in the near future many activities will move within the home walls and that we will live in these spaces more than we did previously. The workshop aims at outlining a new category of Palomar products, which respond to the emerging needs in contemporary living spaces.

Course attendance is subject to the payment of the Euro 750.00 registration fee (VAT included). This cost includes participation in the workshop and review of the related projects by the Course Design Leader, during the two weeks following the workshop.

11-15 January 2021

Contemporary souvenir

Course Leader Designer: Sebastian Bergne

This theme explores the possible variations of the souvenir object in contemporary society and culture, expanding its meaning and role both within and outside the travel experience.

Course attendance is subject to the payment of the Euro 750.00 registration fee (VAT included). This cost includes participation in the workshop and review of the related projects by the Course Design Leader, during the two weeks following the workshop.