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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.
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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

  • Anthony Grade

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

  • Carsten Monnerjan

    Director of Design at Italdesign

  • Nicola Guelfo

    Chief Designer and Head of Industrial Design at Giugiaro Design

  • Pradyumna Vyas

    Director of the National Institute of Design (NID)

  • Chao Zhao

    Dean of the Industrial Design Department and Director of the Healthcare Design Innovation Lab at the Academy of Art and Design of Tsinghua University

  • Horge Pérez

    Director of the I+ED Lab (Innovations and Education) at IED Barcelona

  • Emmanuel Calderon

    Course Leader of the Master in Product Design Program at Domus Academy

  • James Luther

    Creative Director at Frog Design

  • Rama Gheerawo

    Director of Helen Hamlin Center for Design at the Royal College of Art

  • Sergey  Shashmurin

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

  • Vladimir Pirozhkov

    CEO of the Design and High Complexity Prototyping Center of the National University of Science and Technology MISiS

  • Maria Tvardovskaya

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

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