So, the main guest of the first GID forum held in 2012 was Karim Rashid, who delivered a lecture. The head-liner of the second forum, held in Germany at the industrial exhibition Hannover Messe, was the legendary Chris Bangle, former chief designer of BMW. In the framework of INNOPROM-2013, the GID forum was attended by several international figures in the field of design: Ross Lovegrove, Karim Rashid and Rogier van der Heide. GID-2014 was visited by Chris Bangle, Karim Rashid and Oscar Pena, Chief Art Director of Philips Lifestyle.
The Global Industrial Design Forum consists of an exposition, displaying the latest solutions in the field of industrial design and business programme, dedicated to the most relevant questions of the industry.
It is the third time when the Forum shall become a platform for the final part of the All-Russia student's contest on industrial design, called FORMA. The finalists will be evaluated by the competent jury, consisting of successful Russian and foreign designers, representatives of the Designers Union of Russia and teachers of design IHLs.
In 2013 Ross Lovegrove, the world famous designer, was the chairman of the jury.
In 2014, the jury was headed by Oscar Pena, Chief Art Director of Philips Lifestyle.
The winners will be awarded with prizes.
Besides the contest, students will have a chance to take part in the educational program of the forum – to attend lectures and workshops held by the world trend-setters, to know about relevant themes and problems of the global industrial design.
Speakers of GID 2016
Vice-President of Design Programs, Head of Design for Russia, Renault
Director of Design at Italdesign
Chief Designer and Head of Industrial Design at Giugiaro Design
Director of the National Institute of Design (NID)
Dean of the Industrial Design Department and Director of the Healthcare Design Innovation Lab at the Academy of Art and Design of Tsinghua University
Director of the I+ED Lab (Innovations and Education) at IED Barcelona
Course Leader of the Master in Product Design Program at Domus Academy
Creative Director at Frog Design
Director of Helen Hamlin Center for Design at the Royal College of Art
Director of Shvabe Design LLC and Chairman of the Management Board of Sverdlovsk Regional Branch of the Association of Designers of Russia
CEO of the Design and High Complexity Prototyping Center of the National University of Science and Technology MISiS
Representative of international design institutions in Russia, head of educational project Profi2profit