“Industrial Design – the Practice of Chinese Approach” Design Forum
The 1st BUPT Design Forum will be held on 19th December 2019. Focusing on “design driving the future, innovation mattering the fate of nation,” the BUPT Design Forum aims at building up a professional platform for all design elites: They share wisdoms, knowledge, and understandings, bring new perspectives to young designers, and encourage them changing our life with patriotic passion. In the 1st BUPT Design Forum, we honorably invite Prof. LIU GuanZhong, who is regarded as “the father of industrial design in China,” as the keynote speaker, and his speech topic is “Industrial Design – the Practice of Chinese Approach.”
Prof. LIU GuanZhong, Responsible Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of the School of Fine Arts , Tsinghua University ; Vice Chairman of the China Industrial Design Association and Director of the Academic and Communication Committee; Honorary Professor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University; the first senior professor of liberal arts at Tsinghua University; the most famous industrial design academic leader in China; the founder of the first “industrial design department” in China. His "lifestyle theory," "symbiosis aesthetics," "science of human affairs" and other theoretical methods have led the domestic and international design community. The directional influence has formed China's own design theory system.