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Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2019: know more about the event


The Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2019 is back for a second edition. This event, organized by Covet Group will once again be taking place in Oporto, Portugal. This event has the aim of bringing together the creative minds, designers, makers, and brands in order to discuss more than one theme related to luxury.

Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2019: know more about the event
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This second edition of The Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2019 will be bringing to Oporto, Portugal a whole new perspective in regards to the world of luxury design. From the 26th to the 27th of June, all of the participants will be introduced to some new ideas as well as to some of the most innovative and classical practices of the luxury and design industries. The companies who will be attending this Summit everyday fight and strive for the growth and elevation of Craftsmanship as well as to keep the traditional arts (Portuguese or foreign) alive and relevant.

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It’s no coincidence that the city of Oporto, Portugal was chosen to be the destination of this event, seen as this amazing touristic city is also becoming an emerging design hub for the creative world. By taking place in a Portuguese city known for its value of traditional arts, this event will seek to elevate design and craftsmanship by bringing together many thinkers and makers behind the luxury design industry.

Participants will be able to see for themselves a series of amazing arts and crafts in a live showcase in which several master artisans will be showing to the audience what they can do best! From ceramic painting, working filigree, metal working or tapestry, this event will be a true exhibit on how these arts are done, as well as how they are a valuable tradition passed down from generation to generation. These live showcases will occur at both days of the event!

All of the interested participants will be able to see and engage in more than one live debate fit for those who seek to be at the forefront of the Luxury Design field.  The tickets are currently on sale, and you can know more info about them Here!

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As the image above mentions, by attending the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2019 you can count on seeing and debating these topics:


The greatest opportunity of brokering new connections and strengthen ties for professional development with the brightest influencers and industry’s decision makers, from the luxury sector executives to renowned brands creative minds and artists.


A lively debate stimulated by keynote speakers, panel sessions and one-to-one interviews. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from creative minds and industry thought leaders.


Get to know the latest branding trends and strategies to reinvent the luxury industry, and the most avant-garde projects of design that are bringing together thinkers and makers.


Contact directly with the master artisans and see the behind the scenes reality trough live workshops. An immersive experience to find out why exclusivity and authenticity are the main values claimed by many luxury brands worldwide.


Wander through a curated exhibition of the finest craftsmanship creations. Be able to explore rich raw materials enhance the rich legacy of Arts & Crafts designed with a new contemporary narrative.

During the event, you will also be able to hear from some amazing and popular design personality n some incredible conference panels! In it’s the first edition, the Summit presented a vast list of design leaders on those panels, among them  Luís Onofre (designer of luxury shoes and accessories and President of APICCAPS), the Michaelangelo Foundation (an international non-profit entity that celebrates and preserves master craftsmanship and strengthens its connection to the world of design), Vista Alegre (the oldest porcelain factory in the Iberian Peninsula), Topázio (a Portuguese company with more than 140 years of history, expert in the creation of unique designed hand-carved silver), Boca do Lobo (a Portuguese brand of furniture-art design recognized for its unique and innovative design always hand-worked), and many others.

If you attend the Craftsmanship Summit 2019 you can expect a series of initiatives dedicated to networking, case studies, and the discussion of some of the hottest trends related to luxury design and luxury brands, like PullCastCovet HouseBoca do Lobo, DelightFULL or BRABBU. The tickets are on sale right now, and you can purchase them, as well as take the chance to know a little more about the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2019 at the event’s official page.


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