The Forum @ Downtown Design

Alessandro Minotti (Minotti)

Dara Huang (DH Liberty)

Joakim De Rham (Swiss Bureau Interior Design)

Cutu Mazuelos (Stone Designs)

Launching a design business is one thing. Building it into a brand that stands out  is the ultimate goal, but the road is littered with upstarts that didn’t make it. 

Global experts from a wide cross-section of the design industry shared their secrets to building design brands and practices that have staying power.

This panel was chaired by Marcus Fairs, Founder and Editor in Chief, Dezeen.