Meet innovators and influencers in beauty, design, media, tech, and more at SCADstyle 2021
Over three days of inspiration and stories with the design community, SCADstyle puts today’s top talents and tomorrow’s trends on your radar. Featuring Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter, Jungalow founder Justina Blakeney, Architectural Digest’s David Kaufman, lifestyle designer Amanda Lindroth, graphic designer for film Annie Atkins, and influencers Tyler Oakley and Chella Man, this year’s lineup also includes leading architects, clean and green beauty pros, and Vogue creatives. Experience passion-fueled talks, workshops, and power-stacked panels with major names.
Social media stars Tyler Oakley and Chella Man share impactful strategies for building an authentic personal brand.
Fusion and Inclusion
Celebrated creatives discuss the melding of disciplines, designing for the future, and triumphing over global challenges. Featured guests include acclaimed costume designer Ruth E. Carter, renowned graphic designer Annie Atkins, Vogue’s Chloe Schama and Nicholas Burdekin, fashion designer Carolina Sarria, and more.
Pros from the business of beauty to architecture and interiors sound off on building brands and cultivating creativity. Featured guests include Jungalow founder Justina Blakeney, award-winning architect Curt Moody, lifestyle designer Amanda Lindroth, Beauty Bakerie’s Cashmere Nicole, and more.
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Genuine Influencers: A Conversation with Tyler Oakley and Chella Man
Tyler Oakley and Chella Man are opening up the possibilities of social media. Together, they share strategies for building an authentic personal brand online.
Tyler Oakley @tyleroakley
Chella Man @chellaman
Moderated by Dani Chuatico, SCAD M.F.A., sequential art, 2020, professor of digital communication
Fusion and Inclusion
Celebrated creatives discuss the melding of disciplines, designing for the future, and triumphing over global challenges.
The Future of Mobility: Curated Concepts for Automotive Design
As the climate changes and the world shifts gears, vehicles need to evolve. Look into the future of the automobile with experts in electric mobility and industrial design.
Tadeusz Jelec, automotive designer, founder, TJ Design Consultancy (UK)
Marek Simko, automotive designer, founder, SIMKOM (Germany)
Moderated by Cesar Pieri, SCAD chair of industrial design
Designing for the Big Screen: A Conversation with Annie Atkins
A renowned graphic designer for film, Annie Atkins is the author of Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, and Prison Escape Maps (Phaidon, 2020), a behind-the-scenes look at the extraordinary and meticulous design of graphic objects for film sets. Hear about her work on films like Wes Anderson’s Academy Award-winning Grand Budapest Hotel and the animated feature The Boxtrolls. Follow @annieatkins.
Moderated by Duke Greenhill, SCAD chair of graphic design and advertising and branding
The Art of Fashion: A Conversation with Carolina Sarria
New voices, ideas, and ways of doing business are revolutionizing the fashion world. Join fashion designer Carolina Sarria for a discussion on the fusion of art and fashion and how diversity and inclusion initiatives are shaping the future of style. Follow @carolinasarrianyc.
Moderated by Michael Fink, dean of the SCAD School of Fashion
Postcards from Home: Creativity in a Time of Crisis
Vogue colleagues Chloe Schama and Nicholas Burdekin are ushering in a new era at the iconic magazine. Together, they preview Postcards from Home, a timely editorial in Vogue’s June/July special issue that offers an intimate picture of the lives of in-demand designers, photographers, artists, editors, models, and celebrities. In this extraordinary compendium of self-expression, Schama and Burdekin embolden us with the resilience of hope.
Chloe Schama, senior editor, Vogue
Nicholas Burdekin, visual director, Vogue
Moderated by Carmela Spinelli, SCAD fashion historian
Sheroes and Heroes: A Conversation with Ruth E. Carter
Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter shares the stories behind her exhibition Afrofuturism in Costume Design, on view at SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film in Atlanta through Sept. 12, 2021. Hear how she harnesses the power of visual communication to share narratives of culture, race, and politics. Follow @therealruthecarter.
Moderated by Audra Pittman, vice president for SCAD Atlanta
Pros from the business of beauty to architecture and interiors sound off on building brands and cultivating creativity.
Clean and Green: Redefining the Beauty Industry
From organic ingredients to recyclable packaging, a growing movement is making the beauty industry more ethical. Hear how these visionary beauty experts are prioritizing sustainability with products that are good for your skin and the planet.
Cashmere Nicole, founder, Beauty Bakerie @beautybakeriemakeup
Rose-Marie Swift, founder, RMS Beauty @rmsbeauty
Brian Lamy, SCAD B.F.A., advertising, 2016, founder, Hello Good Lookin @hellogoodlookin
Moderated by Wendy Ogden, SCAD B.F.A., graphic design, 1994, executive director of product management, Young Living @youngliving
Good for Business: Designing for Humans
Service designers are transforming the ever-changing global marketplace with a human-centered approach. Learn how service designers’ highly collaborative and holistic methods improve lives as well as businesses’ bottom lines.
Birgit Mager, president, Service Design Network
Jamin Hegeman, VP of design, Capital One
Moderated by Ricardo Martins, SCAD professor of service design
Island Living for All: A Conversation with Amanda Lindroth
Lifestyle influencer Amanda Lindroth has built the go-to interior design firm for airy, indoor-outdoor living. Hear how she’s elevating her brand and bringing a relaxed island vibe to your home with her ecommerce shop at amandalindroth.com. Follow @amandalindrothdesign.
Moderated by Justin DiPiero, SCAD B.F.A., interior design, 2013, interior designer
Building Better Architecture: A Conversation with Curt Moody
Co-founder of the largest Black-owned architecture firm in the U.S., Curt Moody has built an outstanding legacy. The award-winning architect’s firm, Moody Nolan, was honored as the 2021 AIA Firm of the Year. Join Moody as he shares how he’s paving the way for emerging designers in an industry sorely lacking diversity. Follow @moodynolandesign.
Moderated by CT Nguyen, SCAD chair of preservation design
The Style Guide: Making Media Work for You
Architectural Digest’s David Kaufman and Jungalow founder and New York Times bestselling author Justina Blakeney discuss Blakeney’s latest book, Jungalow: Decorate Wild. Together, they impart wisdom on how to catapult your career through different media channels.
David Kaufman, digital director, Architectural Digest @kaufmandavidnyc @archdigest
Justina Blakeney, founder, Jungalow @justinablakeney @thejungalow
Moderated by Bernardo Coronado-Guerra, SCAD M.F.A., interior design, 2011, executive administration