curators: dr Anna Miarka, dr hab. Krzysztof Chróścielewski
The conference entitled “Design plus industry – the art of design in regional development strategies” is dedicated to didactic methods in teaching design at Art Schools in Poland and abroad, and is an opportunity to share experiences from partnerships between Design Faculties and the industry and employers. Design and its important role in promoting Polish provinces as part of regional development strategies is another topic to be discussed at the conference.
The topics of panel discussions include: packaging design, visual communication and socially responsible design. The speakers will share their experiences in the area of partnering with companies, and they will present their expectations by developing partnership models that satisfy all stakeholders. The speakers will include: designers, didactic professionals and employers. The conference will be accompanied by the third edition of the “Design plus Industry“ exhibition showcasing the results of projects of students of the Faculty of Design and Interior Decoration implemented in partnership with companies.
Partners: Voivode.of Łódź Jolanta Chełmińska, Marshal of Łódź Voivodeship Witold Stępień, Mayor of Zgierz Iwona Wieczorek, Deante, Gilette, Martela, Mikomax, Nowa Szkoła, StoraEnso
Organizer: Department of Design and Architecture of Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź