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Two NeoCon Happenings Every Design-o-phile Must Know About

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NeoCon is soon upon us, taking River North by storm once again by filling The Merchandise Mart with the future of design and the forward-thinking fashion seekers who support this said, future design. We've got two events you should plan on attending during the fair. The first is a talk called "Foresight" by a company called Stylesight and it's all about trends that drive the season. The second, is a lecture and exhibition by Oki Sato hosted by Luminaire.

RIVER NORTH - Stylesight is a world renowned trend forecasting company who visionaries look toward, collaborate with and end up interpreting their results as the future of design. This year at NeoCon, they're presenting a precurser to megatrends called Foresight. This presentation is an instinctual snapshot of the four main trends for S/S 14 and the underlying influences that will shape the season. The lecture is presented by Jamie Thomas on June 11 from 2:30-3:30. Ya betches must register. [Racked Inbox]

GOLD COAST / RIVER NORTH - The co-founder of Japanese design studio Nendo and Design Director of K%, Oki Sato will lecture at the Designer Forum at the Museum of Contemporary Art on June 12 from 6-7PM. Then, right afterward, Racked 38 Member, Luminaire is throwing down the maaaad disco and opening an exhibition (the US debut) of the K% collection, presented for the first time at this year's Salone del Mobile in Milan. [Racked Inbox]

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