Design Event North East festival takes place from 21-31 October 2010 throughout the North East region and the theme this year is Conversation.
Global phenomenon PechaKucha, which originates from Japan, will celebrate creative talent that brings together top creative and inspirational speakers who will share their design ideas, work and passions within the confines of 20 images for 20 seconds.
Ever wondered what an architect gets paid for? What does a services engineer actually do? Join us for this unique tour that reveals the practices behind designing buildings and making them everything a good building should be.
What would your ideal home look like? Are you a red brick two-up-two-down fan or do you dream of something more cutting edge?
Up until 1829, Middlesbrough was just a farmstead with a population of 40. This tour will explore Middlesbrough?s rapid evolution, quirks of character and recent re-invention.
A city can often be presented as a cosy, harmonious unfolding; with each age giving graciously in to the next, but the truth is nowhere as neat. A city isn?t one story; it?s several.
Urban Translation Sunderland is a new, alternative tour of the city devised as part of the DE08 Festival.
Design Event North East festival which is supported by the Arts Council, England and Northern Rock Foundation. The 2010 festival took place from 21-31 October 2010 throughout the North East region with the theme as Conversation. There will be a range of exhibitions and events covering all aspects of design from product design to graphics, fashion and architecture. For more information please visit www.design-event.co.uk