DesigNation, the Organization of Black Designers Multidiscipline &
Multicultural Design Conference announces its fifth conference -
DesigNation4: Create! - October 25-28, Miami. The international design
conference is expected to attract 2,500 attendees and lots of corporate
DesigNation® has become the United Nations of Design Conferences.
Bringing together Product, Advertising, Graphic, Broadcast, Fashion,
Multimedia, Interior, and Architectural, designers from all over the Globe.
A variety of corporate exhibitors and sponsors including Ford Motor Company,
General Motors, Nike, Steelcase, Hallmark Cards, Disney, Bank of America are
some of the conference supporters.
When: October 25-28 Miami, Florida Where: Intercontinental Hotel
If you've never been to a DesigNation® conference you are missing out on the
most exciting design conference in America. It is tremendous! says Donald
King, a Seattle based architect. It is amazing to meet such a diverse mix
of design professionals from so many design disciplines - designers from
everywhere - Hispanic, European, Brazilian, Canadian, African and even Asian
designers are there. Automobile designers, Fashion designers, Advertising
art directors and Graphic designers and yes other Architects; people you
might never meet at any other conference. The synergy is tremendous. You
leave feeling really renewed and the networking is unbelievable
DesigNation4: Create! will continue to showcase the work of some of the most
exciting and talented designers in the world. The conference will focus on
today's new and emerging design stars. It will explore the work and ideas of
the new design culture, its mind set and the new tools being used to create
the design reality of the next millennium.
Workshops and break-out sessions will explore the essence of design trends,
business essentials, and design education. A key feature of the conference
is the Design Recruitment Workshop. Ford, General Motors, Nike, Rubbermaid,
The Gap, Hallmark, and many other national and international companies
actively recruit design talent at DesigNation.
From automobiles, apparel, printed and electronic media, to advertising,
product and environmental design DesigNation4: Create! delves into the
process of design - from initial concept sketches, to models or prototypes to
the final-product whether it be two dimensional, three dimensional or
electronic in its finished state, states art director Charles Davis. It is
an extremely exciting time to be a designer.
Shauna Stallworth, director of programming for the conference says, We bring
in top designers from all over - Detroit, Silicon Valley, Seventh Avenue,
Hollywood, Madison Avenue, Europe, Africa and Asia to present their work.
DesigNation® is the 'United Nations' of design.
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