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Stephen Burks: Are You a Hybrid? Design as an Agent of Social Change

One of the most sought-after industrial designers of his generation, Stephen Burks continues to use every project opportunity to bridge the gap between the luxury brands he works with and his passionate commitment to design with a conscience.He will be the design keynote speaker at this year IIDEX/NeoCon Canada with the topic of ‘Are You a Hybrid? Design As an Agent of Social Change.’
As, the founder of Readymade Projects, based in New York City, Burks believes that technological advances paired with rapidly changing economic realities demand that design rewrites its own rules.
His cross-disciplinary approach and his collaborations with artisans in the developing world are the hallmarks of his hybrid practice.

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