KOREAN INSTITUTE OF DESIGN PROMOTION ANNOUNCES DESIGN KOREA 2009 DATES

30 March 2009
Seongnam (South Korea) - The dates have been announced for Design Korea 2009, organised by Icograda Promotional Member Korean Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP).
Seongnam (South Korea) - The dates have been announced for the upcoming endorsed event, Design Korea 2009, organised by Icograda Promotional Member Korean Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP). The theme for this year's event is: Sharing the future of design.

The Twenty-first century has been called the age of design, where design is of the utmost importance; the essence that drives innovation. Design has become a key element that enables sustainable and harmonious coexistence of human beings and environments. Design Korea will be an opportunity to encounter a new philosophy of design, to expand networks in the creative industry and to exchange information among people from all around the world. Design Korea will open the way toward a higher standard of global design.

This biennial international design business event aims to provide an introduction to the latest trends and information in design business, as well as an opportunity to expand design business networks. Launched in 2003, it hosts the World Best Design Exchange, an International Conference, the Legacy for the Future Design Award, B2B workshops and many other concurrent events:

The Good Design (GD) Selection invites product manufacturers, designers, and retailers are invited to enter their professionally designed products that have been sold for the past two years or that are to be sold in Korea or international markets. First, second and third prize winners will be announced at the Good Design Selection Ceremony on 16 December 2009.

The Design Korea Exhibition, from 2-8 December, will display the Good Design award-winning entries.

The "Legacy for the Future" Design Award is open to Good Design award-winning products that are displayed in the World Best Design Exhibition.

The Design Korea Conference, to take place from 2-8 December 2009, is open to design students, professionals, scholars, members of design organisations, government officials, and more.


For more details on Design Korea 2009 dates, visit the event description.



For more information, please contact:

Korea Institute of Design Promotion
344-1 Yatap 1-dong, Bundang-gu
Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do
Republic of Korea
T: +82 31 780 2107
F: +82 31 780 2106
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W: www.kidp.or.kr
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