IDI-Italian Design Icons is returning with its 5th edition, scheduled for November 20-22 in the heart of the Shanghai art district at the famous Liang Project gallery. This exclusive three-day exhibition will focus on the theme of “Style and Sustainability” and will present a splendid collection of internationally renowned Italian brands, highlighting their innovative projects and products that combine sustainability with the quality of Italian style.
IDI - Italian Design Icons was born from an idea of DP Group and is organized by Eastant Communication & Events, following the desire to create a platform to further celebrate the excellence of Italian design in China, together with the kind support of the Consulate General D ' Italy in Shanghai.
Among IDI 2020 brands there will be Ansaldo Breda, Casappa, Comau, Ducati, FAAM, iGuzzini, Itema, Maserati, Pirelli, Poltrona Frau, Technogym and UFI Filters. Together with them, a number of renowned companies, universities and media partners will join us for exclusive conferences, where their best Italian designers, architects, professors and opinion leaders will have the opportunity to share their vision of a future in which sustainability and style can coexist harmoniously.
Italian Design Icons 2020 - Shanghai Edition will be open to the public and will be a stimulating opportunity to celebrate design, embrace the sustainability of this new trend and share knowledge from various sectors such as automotive, industrial, furniture, fashion, education and food & beverage. These celebrations will also be enriched by interviews and press conferences with some of the most famous local media and foreign media partners, and a VIP cocktail party to further foster relations between the Italian, Chinese and international design communities.
Esteemed speakers will deliver exclusive presentations, including:
Ms. Graziana Laura Mellaro - Student & Academic Service & Corporate Training Manager, Istituto Marangoni;
Mr. Matteo Fioravanti - Design Director, Segula Technologies;
Ms. Penny Kwan - Stage Director / Planner / Visual Artist, Studio No Name;
Mr. Stefano Piontini - Head of Asia Pacific and Creative Director of Vudafieri Saverino Partners;
Mr. Carlo Xiang - Sales Manager & PM, Studio Volpi;
Mr. Gianmauro Vella - Head of Design APAC & Amesa, PepsiCo;
Mr. Kenny Zhu - Sales & Marketing Manager, Casappa;
Mr. Wallace Bie - Marketing Head, Comau APAC;
Mr. Ermanno Vitali - General Manager of YIBF, FAAM;
Mr. Luca Tarsetti - APAC Regional Director, iGuzzini;
Ms. Xia Chuanyun - China Technical Development Director, Itema;
Mr. Cristian Ferrarese - China Managing Director, Technogym;
Mr. Peter Wang - APAC R&D Director, UFI Filters;
Mr. Zhao Lusheng - Director of Product Compliance and Government Affairs (Greater China), Ducati;
Ms. Carolina Wang - Marketing Director, Evereden
Mr. Michele Armando - Managing Partner / Director, Quarta & Armando Architecture Design Research;
Mr. Gianmaria Quarta - Managing Partner / Director, Quarta & Armando Architecture Design Research;
Mr. Pierre Zhu - Regional VP Greater China, DiaSorin;
Mr. Zhuang Hua - Design Founder, Y.Z .;
Ms. Alba Wang - Co-Founder, AF Design Consulting;
Mr. Edward Liu - President, Sino Drink.