BIO - 22 Biennial of Industrial Design

07 October 2010
07 November 2010
Museum of Architecture and Design, Fuzine Castle
Ljubljana, Slovenia

About the exhibition

The Biennial of Industrial Design (known by its Slovene acronym BIO) is a comparative international design exhibition with a tradition of more than forty years; here designers, commissioners, manufacturers and students from all over the world present their latest achievements.

For BIO 22, an international selection committee have chosen products, concepts and works in product graphics and information design that propose creative and innovative solutions for problems we face in our lives today, solutions that focus on sustainable development and social responsibility and that address the unique needs of different groups of users.

On 7 October 2010, after reviewing the 132 exhibits from 24 countries, an international jury of esteemed design professionals will present this year's BIO Awards.

Opening times

Tuesday–Sunday, 10:00-18:00
Extended hours every Thursday, 10:00-21:00
Closed on Mondays and 1 November.

Public tours

Every Thursday at 18:00 and every Sunday at 15:00

Presentations of exhibited works on BIO 22

Every Saturday, 15:00-17:00

In addition to the main BIO exhibition, many accompanying events take place during the period of the Biennial.

Jury members

An international Jury selects the award-winning works from among those that are exhibited. A representative from the Selection Committee will also take part in the work of the jury and will explain the criteria used in selecting the works in the exhibition. The Jury will convene in Ljubljana on 4–5 October 2010.
  • Vivian Cheng Wai Kwan (Hong Kong)
  • Luigi Ferrara (Canada)
  • Malcolm Garrett (London)
  • Peter Krečič (Ljubljana)
  • Sanna Simola (Italy)


The BIO Awards are presented at the opening ceremony of the Biennial. The opening of the 22nd Biennial of Industrial Design will take place 7 October 2010 at the Architecture Museum of Ljubljana in Fužine Castle.

For more information, please contact:

Museum of Architecture and Design*
Biennial of industrial design - BIO
Pot na Fužine 2
SI-1000 Ljubljana

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