Shenzhen International Design Festival is the most important Design event in South China, today at its 8th edition in Shenzhen nominated City of Design 2015. This year Sida (Shenzhen Industrial Design Association ) and CIID (China Institute of Interior Design) organised the International Design Summit Forum choosing as speakers:

Michael Young (renowed English designer based in Hong Kong), Hagen Fendler (Chief of Design of ZTE Electronics), Stephen Burks (Designer from New York), Charles Austen Angell (President and chair Emeritus of the American Industrial Design Association), Laura Egoli (Consul General of Italy in Guangzhou) and Tobia Repossi (Italian Interior and Product Designer based in Milan and Shenzhen).

The theme of the forum this year is “Design reforms the Future” and every speaker gave his perspective on the future of Design.