On July 13-14, the first Forum of Industrial Design “Formika” will be held at Russia’s main industrial exhibition “INNOPROM 2012.”
Participation of the prominent industrial designer Karim Rashid in the Forum will become its most important event. Karim Rashid is going to deliver a lecture entitled “New Role of Design.”
Graduates of the Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts will take part in the plenary discussion “Ural Top 7: from an Idea to Implementation.” Among them are Artem Neretin (Peugeot), Vladimir Pirozhkov (AstraRossa), Elena Leinmuller (Bosch-Siemens), Andrey Basmanov (Renault), and others.
A number of round tables will be held as part of the Forum. They will be dedicated to such important topics of today as industrial design for urban environment, product and interior design, implementation problems in Russia.
The Ural designers will present their latest designs at the Forum’s stand. Many of these designs have not been shown to the public.
The visitors of the Forum will get to see the works of the International Association of Transport Designers that are presented as part of the exhibition “AUTOMANIA X Anniversary.”
On the Forum’s agenda is the meeting of the All-Russian Non-Governmental Council of Industrial Design.
- Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts
- Russian Union of Designers
- Eurasian Prize