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Symposium: Future of Retail 2019 – Fashion Spaces/The Pioneers

There is a need to explore the idea of Fashion Spaces in its different aspects, such as architecture and fashion, and bring clearness in its terminology.

Graphic design by June Vågenes and Daniel Jørgensen

To start a professional and scholarly conversation on fashion spaces, the symposium Fashion Spaces in Norwegian Context: Rom på moten took place at Kristiania College University, Oslo, Norway, on October 17, 2018.

The results of the symposium have manifested in a printed publication in collaboration with Frame Publishers, the Netherlands: Fashion Spaces/A Theoretical View, a book with academic and professional content while having the appearance of a contemporary fashion magazine.

The content of the book is created by students of the Retail Design bachelor’s program, School of Arts, Design, and Media, Kristiania University College, Norway, and the exchange students from abroad. The project was run within courses of Brandscapes and Trend Analyses& Forecasting through the interaction with an international publisher and the emerging new Norwegian fashion retail industry. The objective was to provide students with early experience of innovation and entrepreneurship.

The book Fashion Spaces/A Theoretical View, edited by professor Vésma Kontere McQuillan, is an attempt to create a “state of–the–art” textbook for fashion spaces in a retail design context. The book explores, researches, and defines fashion spaces as an emerging area of research within the fashion and retail design by developing an innovative practice-near, applied approach to academic teaching and research.

The second edition of the symposium Fashion Spaces/The Pioneers will present the participants of the project and the content of the book. The book release itself is planned in Europe on February 20, 2020, and in US/Asia on April 21, 2020.

The contributors to the symposium will present the process of rethinking the theoretical model of fashion spaces. The presented case studies will show how the proposed conceptual model can enrich retail design in praxis.

The symposium Fashion Spaces/The Pioneers will take place at SALT, Langkaia 1, Oslo,
on October 16, 2019, 15h00-18h00.

Afterparty 18h00-22h00.

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PROGRAM for the symposium FASHION SPACES/THE PIONEERS:

15:00–15:10 Welcome non-alcoholic drink

15:10-15:20 Welcome
Ørjan Skyrud, Head of Department of Communication and Design, School of Arts, Design, and Media, Kristiania University College

15:20-15:35 Rethinking Fashion Spaces
Vésma K. McQuillan, Professor, School of Arts, Design, and Media, Kristiania University College & Kjeld Hansen, PhD Fellow, School of Economics, Innovation, and Technology, Kristiania University College

15:35-15:50 Case study Ditto. New in Oslo
Iiro Piipponen, Student, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Finland

15:50-16:05
Case study Yeezy
Proposed by Maren Lindseth, Retail designer, Oslo, Norway

NY or Losangeles? Chicago!
Dawt Tha Tawk, Student, School of Arts, Design, and Media, Kristiania University College

16:05-16:15 Break

16:15-16:35
Case study Streetwear
Proposed by Vilde Aurora Johannessen, Retail designer, Oslo, Norway

From Street to Fashion Spaces. Through the Skatepark in Majorstuen
Maren Bjelland, Student, School of Arts, Design, and Media, Kristiania University College

16:35-16:50 Case study German Fashion. Not just Berlin
Katharina Brinkmann, Student, Peter Behrens School of Arts, University of Applied Sciences, Düsseldorf, Germany

16:50-17:05
Case study Chanel
Proposed by Mareike de Boer, Retail designer, Düsseldorf, Germany

Coco Chanel at Grand Hotel Oslo
Tina Therese Rustadstuen, Student, School of Arts, Design, and Media, Kristiania University College

17:05-17:15 Break

17:15-17:30
Case study Alexander McQueen
Proposed by Elise Aurora Pedersen, Retail designer, Oslo, Norway

Instagram on Fire
Ingrid Herstad, Student, School of Arts, Design, and Media, Kristiania University College

17:30-17:45
Case study Gender and Fitting Room
Proposed by Martin Marthinius Tyri, Retail designer, Oslo, Norway

Fluid
Daniel Jørgensen, Student, School of Arts, Design, and Media, Kristiania University College

17:45-18:00 Q&A

18:00-22:00 Afterparty  

 

ABOUT THE BOOK FASHION SPACES
The book Fashion Spaces is an annual print publication that is produced by professors and students at Kristiania University College. The next issue, Fashion Spaces/A Theoretical View, will be released in spring 2020. The book is a publication of the results of the students’ work within the courses Brandscapes and Trend Analysis and Forecasting, which are mandatory courses in the Retail Design bachelor’s programme. The idea behind Fashion Spaces is to create a book with academic and professional content while having the appearance of a fashion magazine. 

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