The winner of over 300 international awards in design and architecture will tell how understanding of beauty will change by 2045.
Famous industrial designer Karim Rashid will take part in the 3rd Global Industrial Design Forum, which will take place within the framework of the main industrial exhibition of Russia INNOPROM-2013. This is already the second visit to INNOPROM for Rashid: the first one took place last year and gave rise to a large amount of positive comments of discussion participants.
The subject of plenary discussion is “2045? Design in three decades”. Participants of the meeting will discuss future of the world design, issues of collaboration of Russian and western designers, use of new, including ecofriendly, materials and technologies. Among the speakers there will also be the Chief Designer of Philips Lighting Rogier van der Heide, designer, author of projects for Renault, Motorola, Apple and others. Ross Lovegrove and the Director General of Astra Rossa, author of projects for Toyota, Citroen, R&D production facility “Energy” Vladimir Pirozhkov. Founder and Managing Director of Organica company Maria Stashenko will be the moderator of discussion.
Karim Rashid is famous industrial designer. He launched to production about 2500 designs, including design projects of furniture, tableware, stylish accessories, package, fittings, lighting devices, as well as interiors, installations and other architecture projects. Rashid works are exhibited in many museums of the world: Museum of Modern Art in New-York, Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Montreal, Tokyo Gas in Tokyo, Groningen Museum in Holland and many other museums. The designer is the owner of more than three hundred awards and prizes, including Daimler Chrysler Design Award (1999), George Nelson Award (1999), the Silver IDEA Award (1999), Industrial Design Excellence Award (1998), golden prize in nomination “furniture” from Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) (2001), “The Best New Design of Restaurant” award from Esquire magazine (2003) and IDSA (Industrial Design Excellence Award, 2005) and many others.