IED Network

July 4, 2017

IED at Innoprom in Ekaterinburg, Russia

Yekaterinburg, City of Ural Region in Russia, is going to welcome IED Group again. This year, Professor Fernando Menendez from IED Torino will give two lectures at #2 Expo Boulevard. Maria Tvardovskaya, representative of international design institutions in Russia, will moderate.

The first lecture will take place on July 11 at 1pm, with the title Designing the future of transportation systems:

Designers are innate specialists in foreseeing the future. Since their work must last in time, expertise, workmanship and technique are the definite keywords. Italian design has come a long way, from its first local manufacturing industries to a whole new generation of global designers. An insight on how the Transportation Design Made in Italy is adapting to the new technologies and experiences.


The second appointment is PLEASE COME IN: portfolio design, on July 13 at 4pm:

The portfolio is a creative act, showing your skills and imagination, but it is also an act of communication and a tool for self-promotion. A small guide that goes from visual identity to actual strategic decisions. Bring your portfolio for a special review.


Professor Menendez will also evaluate projects at the Forma Contest of Ural University of Architecture and Art, Educational Partner of IED in Russia, sharing IED Torino best practices of industrial design in occasion of GLOBAL INDUSTRIAL DESIGN FORUM 2017. Up for grabs there is a scholarship for a IED Summer course in Italy, Spain or Brazil IED Group will grant a scholarship for a Summer Course in Italy, Spain or Brazil. Total value up to Euro 3000.