Cork will probably be inventive central this summer time as a classy pageant returns to the town. Following its vastly profitable debut in Cork in spring 2019, Design Pop, Cork’s new design and meals celebration, is whetting appetites for its return from Might 22 to Might 24.
Six designers and 6 meals producers will be a part of forces to unleash their concepts in six pop-up pavilions, whereas exhibitions, talks and workshops will even get folks speaking and pondering.
Design Pop brings collectively main Irish designers to create pop-up set up buildings which is able to go on show in varied areas throughout the town over three days.
Every designer is paired with a Cork-based meals or drink producer to create a bespoke house which the general public is invited to discover and work together with.
The 2019 version noticed designers Shane O’Driscoll, Alan Macilwraith, Fíor Studios, Meitheal Architects, Conor Merriman, and Alex Pentex group up with meals specialists Banana Melon, Good Day Deli, All Full up, My Goodness, Soma and Applebee Muffins.
The brand new pairings for the 2020 pageant will probably be revealed within the coming weeks, confirmed pageant organisers.
In addition to the tempting new design and meals path throughout the town, the pageant additionally hosts a jam-packed programme of occasions which is able to happen each inside the designed buildings and in additional uncommon areas round Cork permitting artists, creatives, meals stylists, producers, designers, and makers, to debate and showcase their work processes. “The weekend is really a celebration of innovation, creativity and Cork. Save the date now: Might 22-24, 2020,” stated pageant director Amy McKeogh.
Ms McKeogh, an architect with a grasp’s diploma from College Faculty Cork, described Design Pop’s first yr as “an enormous success and a beautiful expertise for all concerned”.
“Design Pop celebrated Cork, design and meals in new and thrilling methods. I’m actually trying ahead to seeing how we construct on the success of final yr and to see what’s created this yr by all of the proficient collaborators,” she stated.
“Our ambition is to make Design Pop the number-one cultural, inventive and design-led occasion in Eire and it seeks to ascertain Cork as the guts of all of it.”
Keep tuned as the complete line-up will probably be revealed within the coming weeks. Be a part of the mailing record to be one of many first to listen to about what the pageant has in retailer: www.designpop.ie
If you want to sponsor the pageant, or volunteer all through the weekend, contact the group at firstname.lastname@example.org