DESIGN

Margot Barolo on the Kinship method

Season 2, episode 17.
November 17, 2021

Margot Barolo is a renowned product designer and programme director at Beckmans College of Design. In recent years Barolo has delved into the issues of production and challenged the image of production, which has resulted in several books and projects. Most recent is the Kinship method, a book and project on changing a very stagnant and frustrating design process for designers.

In this episode, Margot discusses:

Getting a more diverse team of designers and customers.

Why it’s so hard to make a living for emerging designers.

Inspiring designers to collaborate to develop.

Comparing tech, industrial and architectural design and their different economical foundation.

Why furniture designers need to learn entrepreneurship from fashion designers.