Friday, January 29

13:00 – 13:20

David’s presentation will share 15 years of biomimicry and biophilic design in practice and he will give his vision and insight of the future of human spaces. Successful textile designer David Oakey is quietly, patiently passionate about what he does and what he stands for. Nature-based design principles, known as “biomimicry,” are fast becoming mainstream –in part because of David’s work. But when David first encountered these ideas in the 1990’s, the notion of seeking design concepts from nature was considered “out there,” practiced primarily on the eco-fringe of the design world.