The World Design Capital programme is a global initiative launched by Icsid. Designated every two years, professional jury selects one city that proposes the most iconic paradigm among many applicants, and names it World Design Capital. This session invites founders of three design shows from previous WDC host cities to share on the operation of design shows and urban development, and keys of industrial pulses.
How do design exhibitions link large, medium, and small design energies in the city, showcasing the creativity and diverse looks of design industry? The session features leading global design shows, and the international curators will guide the audience to learn more about curating and planning design exhibitions, and probe into design trends.
How do design exhibitions drive local design ecology and enrich cultural fabrics? The session gathers together design shows of various types from different Asian cities to show the audience how design can thrive in an urban setting. Come and get to know the masterminds behind the scenes of these design exhibitions, and be swept away by the charm of Asian design!
Time／13:00-17:00, 18 Oct
Venue／Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Auditorium
Address／No.181, Sec. 3, Zhongshan N. Rd., Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City 10461
How do design exhibitions drive local design ecology and enrich cultural fabrics?
How do design exhibitions link large, medium, and small design energies in the city, showcasing the creativity and diverse looks of design industry?
International Design Week Forum, where international curators from 15 cities across four continents gather for the first time in Taiwan, will show you the different looks of the design industry through the eyes of globally influential curators from all around the world. International dialogues will be carried out at the forum, where curators analyze today’s international design trends, and explore the relationship between design and cultural context. “International Design Week Forum” is one of the signature events of WDC Taipei 2016, and will be the world’s largest International Design Week Forum to date. Organized and planned by the most influential domestic design show “Taiwan Designers’ Week” and “Taiwan Design Center,” the forum invites the world’s top 15 exhibitions and shows to come together in Taipei. In addition to having curators share on their experience, “International Design Week Forum” will also focus on topics of “opportunities and challenges of design shows,” “promotion of design talents,” and “city marketing,” enabling audience to gain in-depth knowledge on the ecology of the design industry. For those who are interested in design trends and want to broaden global design horizon, these are dialogues you do not want to miss.
|13:10-13:34||Part 1： World Design Capitals|
|13:55-14:49||Part 2： Opening Up to the World|
|Tea Break / 20 mins|
|15:45-16:33||Part 3： Asia Impact|
|17:00-||End of Forum|