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Friday 16 September 2016
Creative collaboration inspires Chance Encounters

HASSELL is set to make our debut at London Design Festival with the opening of Chance Encounters – an installation exploring how thoughtful design can bring people together in unexpected, positive ways.

Held in our new London studio, Chance Encounters is the result of a creative collaboration with international lighting designers, einstein and sons. Interactive digital technologies and lighting design hidden amongst a beautifully crafted backdrop creates a playful and surprising experience that celebrates the potential outcomes of an impromptu meeting.

Chance Encounters explores the fortuitous outcomes that can arise out of these moments, something Principal Julian Gitsham says is a recurring theme in a lot of the work HASSELL undertakes.

“We are always looking for new approaches to designing spaces which encourage interaction – ‘bump spaces’ which can spark creativity, establish new relationships, and forge opportunities,” says Julian.

“Central to this are collaborations with likeminded creative thinkers such as einstein and sons to rethink how to turn otherwise ‘dead zones’ into interactive places, which can unlock untapped value for the people who live, work or visit these spaces.”

Chance Encounters is open from 19 September until 2 December 2016.

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