Design geniuses come to Istanbul for alldesign 2014!

The “alldesign 2014 Design Conferences and Creative Industries Fair”, which will be organized for the third time this year in Istanbul on February 21-22, 2014, will host important speakers such as Lidewij Edelkoort, one of the world’s most renowned trend forecasters; Mario Botta, the world-famous architect; Karim Rashid, a world famous-industrial designer and interior architect; Michael Pawlyn, an important architect known for his work on biomimicry; Stephan Bundi, the Red Dot awarded world famous graphic designer, advertiser and art director; Arik Levy, artist, photographer, designer and film producer; Diego Gronda , a renowned architect and designer; Ayşe Birsel, a renowned designer whose works are exhibited at MoMa and who designed Tom Cruise’s office at Minority Report; Faruk Malhan, one of Turkey’s leading design figures and the founder of Koleksiyon and the Design Foundation Istanbul. The “Creative Industries Fair” which will be held within alldesign 2014, is going to bring together companies focusing on design . The registrations to the fair continue.

The “alldesign 2014 Design Conferences and Creative Industries Fair” will be organized by Allevents on February 21-22, 2014 at Hilton Convention Center. Approaching design as a concept shaping every aspects of our lives, alldesign 2014 will once more host experts from various disciplines and share their perspectives about design and their globally awarded works with the conference attendees.

alldesign, which previously hosted important international and Turkish speakers such as Darren Aronofsky, Defne Koz, Elke Delugan, Emre Arolat, Es Devlin, George Lois, Gilles Ste-Croix, Grant Major , John Hardy, Marco Susani, Mete Arat, Mikael Varhelyi, Ron Arad, Serdar Erener, Stefan Sagmeister ,Tina Earnshaw is now getting ready for its third year with lots of important speakers who influence design. Here are some of alldesign 2014’ speakers:

The world famous Dutch trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort, named by Time magazine as one of the 25 most influential fashion experts of our day and who have consulted many leading companies such as Gucci,Coca Cola, Nissan, Estée Lauder, Lancôme and many more;

Lidewij Edelkoort
Lidewij Edelkoort

Mario Botta, one of word’s renowned and awarded architects, whose projects include iconic buildings such as the San Francisco Modern Art Museum, the Samsung Art Museum, the

Bechtler Modern Art Museum;

The design legend Karim Rashid, known as one of the most prolific designers of his generation, with over 3000 designs in production, over 300 awards and working in over 49 countries;

Karim Rashid
Karim Rashid

One of the previous TED conferences speaker, Michael Pawlyn, the famous architect known for his work on biomimicry, which is an architectural trend that imitates nature;

The world famous graphic designer, advertiser, art director Stephan Bundi, who won 5 Red Dot design awards with his Rigoletto, Macbeth, Birds , Ezio and Don Giovanni  opera posters he designed forTheater Biel Solothurn in 2013, 2012 and 2011;

Famous artist, photographer, designer and film producer Arik Levy, whose works –especially his signature the rock sculptures- have been exhibited in worldwide prestigious galleries and museums;

Arik Levy
Arik Levy

Rockwell Group’s Europe Director, famous architect and designer Diego Gronda, known for the W Paris – Opera, Grant Hyatt (Taipei&Chicago), the Intercontinental Phoenicia at Beirut, Volkwagen and Audi’s forums in Germany,  the Ertegün Caz Center at Lincoln Center and Cirque de Soleil’s stages in Hong Kong, Las Vegas and Paris;

Faruk Malhan, one of Turkey’s leading design figures and the founder of Koleksiyon and the Design Foundation Istanbul;

Ayşe Birsel, a renowned designer whose works are exhibited at MoMa and who designed Tom Cruise’s office at Minority Report; and industrial designer Gamze Güven are names that will  discuss design at alldesign 2014.

Registrations to the alldesign Creative Industries Fair continue!

alldesign 2014, which will be held in Hilton Convention & Exhibition Center on a 2000 sqm area, will include the Creative Industries fair along with the design conferences. The Creative Industries Fair , which is Turkey’s first sectoral design platform, will present the latest trends and innovations in the design world. While the developments in design will reach their users, the participants will form new business contacts. The fair that hosted companies such as Derin Design, Bien Seramik, Armaggan, Tuna Ofis, Arzum, Mercedes Benz, Geberit, Arketipo Design, Ron Mobilya last year, was visited by a total number of 6.000 people. Once more in alldesign 2014, visitors will discover a wide range of design focused products at the exhibition area. Interior design, construction and decoration objects, industrial design products, electronic and technologic product, lighting products and accessories, fabrics, carpets, walls and other floor coverings are among the products that will be exhibited at the fair. Also architectural project offices, digital designers and non-governmental organizations will meet with the visitors at the fair area. Be a part of the alldesign 2014 Creative Industries fair, which will be visited by everybody whose path crosses design!

With its motto “seeig through mind’s eye”, alldesign aims to analyze the use of design in making differences in marketing, branding and ergonomy and also to provide today’s and tomorrow’s designers with different perpectives. By bringing together world famous international and Turkish designers with players from various sectors, alldesign will not only inspire new designs, objects and ideas, but will also create new business opportunities for design companies and manufacturers.

alldesign project coordinator Ali Bilge says:  “In the nowadays economy where production is rapidly changing place, we see that companies that put design into the center of their brand differentiation and profitability strategies, have started to occupy more space in our lives in the recent 5-10 years. With the important speakers and the creative industries it brings together, alldesign offers is visitors the opportunity to get acquainted and inspired by those who have succeeded this ”.

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