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International Forum of Industrial Design “Global Industrial Design”

  • Forum and Exhibition “Global Industrial Design” is an integral part of the industrial exhibition INNOPROM. It unites world stars, professional designers and heads of industrial enterprises on one platform, promoting the special role of design in the contemporary industrial development, formingrelevant agenda and setting global trends.

    The forum “Global Industrial Design” will enable representatives of industrial companies to learn about the current state of industrial design, global trends andadditional possibilities to improve efficiency and competitiveness of the company through the improvement of industrial design, as well as to meetsuccessful Russian and foreign designers.

    Global Industrial Design includes the exhibition of the latest achievements in the field of industrial design and the business program devoted to the most relevant issues of industrial design.

    Among the participants of the forum there will be:

    • International stars of the industrial design;
    • Successful and beginning Russian designers;
    • Students of international design schools and Russian higher education institutions involved in the educating of specialists in the field of industrial design;
    • Industrial companies.

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 2017

  • Mr. Yoshikazu Tomita

    Specialist in systems engineering, CEO of «innovative DESIGN LLC», Lecturer in MBA course Kwansai Gakuin University

  • Anthony Grade

    Vice-President of Design Programs, Head of Design for Russia, Renault

  • Koji Nagano

    Vice President Nissan Motor Manufacturing ( UK) LTD - Nissan Design Europe Division

  • Alexander Maslennikov

    Director of Department of economic sectors development, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation

  • Dr. Amarnath Wyyuru

    Scientist and inventor, serial entrepreneur, chairman of "Kwinox toys and games private limited", founder of "Invent consultancy"

  • Fernando Menendez

    Master School Didactic Coordinator, IED

  • Dr. Kanapathy Gopalakrishnan

    Chartered Engineer and Fellow in National Council of The Institution of Engineers for 2008-2020. Chairman of R&D Committee of The Institution of Engineers (India), adviser of Paragon Info Systems UK Ltd."

  • Dr. Azad Abdul Kader

    Professor in the Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Anna University

  • Eugeny Zubov

    Commercial Director Forma Industrial Design & Engineering

  • Ekaterina Elizarova

    Industrial designer, head of Elizarova Design Studio

  • Dmitry Levin

    Deputy CEO of Consulting Solutions Technologies LLC, the Assistant to department "Graphics, design and information technologies in industrial design", VSTU

  • Sergey  Shashmurin

    Director of Shvabe Design LLC and Chairman of the Management Board of Sverdlovsk Regional Branch of  the Association of Designers of Russia

  • Vitaly Balanchuk

    Head of the Engineering center of Ural Hi-tech park "Universitetskiy"

  • Svetlana Morokhova

    Director of development, "Innovative education systems" LLC; Director of the International Association of Experts in Certification

  • Ilya Vostrov

    Leading Designer, UOMZ

  • Asia Arutiunyan

    Education Project Manager, 3D printing and 3D modelling, "Galaktika-3D" LLC

  • Maria Tvardovskaya

    Representative of international design institutions in Russia, head of educational project Profi2profit

  • Tatiana Osintseva

    Expert of social and cultural programs, poet, writer, playwriter

  • Larisa Govorukhina

    Researcher in Ural branch of VNIITE (1972-1989)

  • Igor Levit

    Advertising agency «Shtoltsman and Katz», art director, leading designer in Ural branch of VNIITE (1987-1997)

  • Eugene Efanov

    Business Process Manager, AIC

  • Vladimir Shipilov

    Industrial designer, Creative Director, ABR, Inc.

  • Nikita Startsev

    Chief Technology officer, ABR, Inc.

  • Ivan Fil

    Chief Executive Officer, ABR, Inc.

  • Anatoly Ivanov

    Digital Product Designer, OpenIac Design Bureau


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