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A Designer's Role in the 21st Century

Established footwear and accessories designer Aki Choklat will present his perspective on craft, luxury and learning, with inspirational design stories from Finland, England and Italy. After receiving his Master’s degree from the Royal College of Art in London, Choklat has worked at all levels of the fashion industry, from design to production. He designs his eponymous label and acts as Design Consultant for various international brands. He is currently Creative Director for London-based trend agency trendstop.com, specializing in socio-cultural influencers and the consumer, and has authored several books on design.

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