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  • Advisory Board Members Announced!

    November 07, 2007


    DESIGN 21 is pleased to announce our distinguished international line-up of advisory board members.

    In support of our mission, these individuals will help spread awareness of our network, act as a sounding board for DESIGN 21 and serve as potential jurors for our competition series.

    DESIGN 21 will build on this exciting roster to also include leaders in the fields of education, business, public affairs and media. Watch this space.

    Regina Aguilar, Designer (Honduras)

    Marianna Amatullo, Director International Initiatives and Designmatters at the Art Center College of Design (USA)

    Allison Arieff, Senior Content Lead for IDEO (USA)

    Eduardo Barroso Neto, Designer (Brazil)

    Niti Bhan, Strategic Design Planning Consultant (India)

    Christian Biecher, Designer (France)

    Michel Bouisson, Head of Communication Department with designers and schools at VIA / Valorisation de l’innovation dans l’ameublement (France)

    Erwan Bouroullec, Designer (France)

    Ronan Bouroullec, Designer (France)

    Anne-Marie Boutin, President of the Agency for the Promotion of Industrial Creation / APCI (France)

    David Carlson, Designer (Sweden)

    Halim Choueiry, Designer and teacher (Lebanon)

    Matali Crasset, Designer (France)

    Cheick Diallo, Designer (Mali)

    Christian Duc, Designer (Viet Nam)

    Marcela Echavarría, Designer (Colombia)

    Ghassem Fardanesh, former Senior Physical Planner at UNHCR (Iran)

    Mia Ferrara Pelosi, Vice-President and Owner of Global Village Shelters LLC (USA)

    Monica Förster, Designer (Sweden)

    Emiliano Godoy, Designer (Mexico)

    Nicholas Goldsmith, Senior Principal at FTL Design Engineering Studio (USA)

    Chantal Hamaide, Director, Intramuros Magazine (France)

    Richard Hutten, Designer (The Netherlands)

    Debera Johnson, Chair of the Department of Industrial Design at Pratt Institute (USA)

    Hella Jongerius, Designer (The Netherlands)

    Toshiyuki Kita, Designer and industrial and craft design teacher (Japan)

    Jacques Lange, President, Icograda Executive Board of Directors (South Africa)

    Jeremy Lehrer, Design writer (USA)

    Jennifer Leonard, Designer strategist at IDEO (CA, USA)

    Daniel Libeskind, Director Studio Daniel Libeskind (USA)

    Jean-Pierre Rossie, Anthropologist and Writer at the Stockholm International Toy Research Center / SITREC (Belgium)

    Jae-jin Shim, Vice President/Chief of Display and Media Design Laboratory at the Corporate Design Center of LG Electronics (Seoul, Rep. of Korea) and ICSID board member

    Cynthia E. Smith, Curator of Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum (USA)

    Krister Svensson, Director of the Stockholm International Toy Research Center / SITREC (Sweden)

    Susan Szenazy, Editor-in-Chief of Metropolis Magazine (USA)

    Lise Vejse Klint, Program Director INDEX (Denmark)

    Torben Vestergaard Frandsen, Director of Development at Vestergaard Frandsen A/S (Denmark)

    Omar Vulpinari, Creative Director of the Visual Communication Department at Fabrica, the Benetton communication center (Rep. of San Marino)

    Laetitia Wolff, Editorial Director Surface Magazine (USA)

    Michael Young, Designer (China)

    Peter Zec, President of ICSID (Germany)