The Future

The Future is an exciting new event celebrating innovators, read to find out more.

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When does The Future take place?

The event takes place on Friday 3 November and Saturday 4 November at the RDS Dublin.

What is The Future?

The Future is a live event celebrating the innovators in design, media, creativity and culture and the role they play in the future of society, business and the spaces in between.

The event takes place over 4 stages: Future / Studio / Vision / Village over 2 days.

How do I get tickets?

You can buy them now here.

Who will be at the event?

Adrian Newey OBE (Red Bull Formula One)
Formula One Engineer. Chief Technical Officer of the Red Bull Racing Formula One Team

Ilse Crawford (Studio Ilse)
Founder of the Man and Well-Being Department at the Design Academy Eindhoven, Netherlands. Launch editor of ELLE Decoration. Established the interiors firm Studio Ilse, which designed the Soho House club in New York, Babington House, the Electric Cinema, and the Hong Kong restaurant Duddell’s, as well as pieces for Georg Jensen and IKEA. Crawford was profiled in the first season of Abstract: The Art of Design, the 2017 Netflix original docu-series highlighting artists in the field of design.

VICE / Ciaran Bonass
Former Executive Creative Director for Havas Worldwide Dubai. Art Director for Stand For Good with Lionel Messi & Ooredoo, showing how gamifacation can help a cause for good. Now the Creative Director for VICE Middle East and North Africa. VICE is a global youth media company and content creation studio operating in over 35 countries, distributing its programming to hundreds of millions of viewers across digital, linear, mobile, film and socials. VICE includes an international network of digital channels, a television and feature film production studio, a magazine, a record label, an in-house creative services agency, a book-publishing division and a new 24-hour TV channel, VICELAND.

Stefan Sagmeister
Co-Founder of Sagmeister & Walsh. New York-based graphic designer, storyteller, and typographer. Has worked for the Rolling Stones, The Talking Heads, Lou Reed, Jay-Z, OK GO and The Guggenheim Museum, among many others. Co-directed a documentary “The Happy Film”, which recently premiered at Tribeca Film Festival.

Nelly Ben Hayoun
Dubbed the Willy Wonka of Design and Science, award-winning director. Designer of Experiences at the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute, Head of Experiences at We Transfer, and a member of the Space Outreach and Education committee at the International Astronautical Federation. Nominated in 2013 by Icon Magazine as one of the 50 international designers “shaping the future”.
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Godfrey Dadich Partners
Founders Scott Dadich, former Editor in Chief of WIRED and Patrick Godfrey, former CEO of Godfrey Q. Godfrey Dadich are a pioneering design firm, building strategies, experiences and stories for brands, organisations, anyone looking to connect with an audience. Scott Dadich is the Creator and Exectuive Producer of Abstract: The Art of Design, the 2017 Netflix original documentary series.

Anomaly / Johnny Vulkan
Founding Partner at Anomaly. Anomaly develop their own intellectual property, which they license to clients, who include the likes of Apple’s Beats by Dre, Campbell Soup, Sonos, Coty and Coca-Cola Co. ‘The ad world is changing and Anomaly’s model is set-up to lead that change.’(AdWeek) Anomaly is Ad Age’s A-list 2017 Agency of the Year.

Christopher Nurko (FutureBrand)
Global Chairman, FutureBrand. Lead advisor to Malaria No More, Safe Kids International, Future Brilliance and Solar Impulse. Brand Strategy and Marketing for Corporate, Consumer, Country and NGO Brands around the world.

It’s Nice That / Anyways
It’s Nice That champions the most exciting and engaging work online, reaching over one million people each month through their website, magazine, a summer symposium and the monthly talks series. Anyways are a creative agency that helps brands like Google, Uniqlo, BBC, Unilever, Nike, Converse, Metro, ASOS be more adventurous and meaningful. They’ve regenerated local parks, written comedic billboards and commissioned digital stickers and plenty more.

Leila Fataar (Platform 13)
Diageo’s former (and first!) Head of Culture and Entertainment for Europe. Founder of Platform 13, which connects the real influencers – the DJs, the artists, the spoken-word poets, the up-and-coming fashion directors – with brands looking to make a genuine contribution to a particular culture.

Paula Scher (Pentagram)
American graphic designer, painter and art educator in design, and the first female principal at Pentagram. At the forefront of graphic design for four decades. Clients include, among others, Bloomberg, Microsoft, Bausch + Lomb, Coca-Cola, Shake Shack, Perry Ellis, the Museum of Modern Art, the Sundance Institute, the High Line, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Scher is featured in Netflix documentary “Abstract: The Art of Design”

The Future is curated and presented by Richard Seabrooke (Creative Director of ModernGreen).