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PRACTICING DESIGN CONFERENCE
JANUARY 20 – 21, 2016 // ZAGREB

20.01.2017 - VERN
13:00 – 13:30 - Registration and coffee
Design Education: Practice Based Teaching And Learning
13:30 – 14:00 - Welcoming
Vlatko Cvrtila, dean, VERN’ University of Applied Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia

PRACTICING DESIGN 1.0 / TRAINING PROGRAMME HANDBOOK
Ivana Borovnjak, president, Croatian Designers Association, Zagreb, Croatia
Aleksandar Velinovski, director, Public Room Skopje, Macedonia
Severin Filek, managing director, designaustria, Vienna, Austria

14:00 - 15:00 - DESIGN TRAINING PROGRAMME
Experiences and Future Challenges from Design Perspective /
Practice Based Teaching in Design Curricula
(5’ reflections of the teaching, learning, training process
followed by a debate)
Moderator: Ivana Borovnjak

Gordana Vrencoska, professor, Faculty of Art and Design, EURM, Skopje, Macedonia
Severin Filek, professor, managing director, designaustria, Vienna, Austria
Danijela Domljan, professor, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Furniture and Wood
Products, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Damir Bralić, assistant professor, independent design expert, Zagreb, Croatia
Marko Koržinek, assistant professor, Academy of Applied Arts, University of Rijeka,
designer, Koržinek-dizajn, Zagreb, Croatia
Goran Golik, lecturer at Die Graphische and creative director at Golik, Vienna, Austria

15:00 - 16:00 - DESIGN TRAINING PROGRAMME
Experiences and Future Challenges from Business Perspective / Case Studies
(5’ reflections on the design development process followed by a debate)
Moderator: Severin Filek

Marta Naumovska Grnarova, Owner and General Manager of Zavar Company and
Managing Director of Zavar Design, Skopje, Macedonia
Nikola Radeljković, designer, Numen / For Use, Prostoria consultant, Zagreb, Croatia
Benno Flotzinger, business sector expert, Vienna, Austria
Gordana Ćorić, professor, University of Applied Sciences VERN’, Zagreb, Croatia
Biserka Komnenić, professor, Business College of Applied Studies, Novi Sad, Serbia

16:00 - 17:00 - Lunch break

17:00 - 18:00 - DESIGN TRAINING PROGRAMME
Experiences and Future Challenges from Students’ Perspective
(5’ reflections on the workshop experience process followed by a debate)
Moderator: Aleksandar Velinovski

Oliver Deichmann, designer, Osko+Deichmann, Berlin, Germany
Tvrtko Bojić, product designer, Zagreb, Croatia
Ivan Goran Žunar, visual communication designer, Zagreb, Croatia
Danijela Savikj, product designer, Skopje, Macedonia
Michael Schwab, product designer, Vienna, Austria

18:00 - 18:30 Questions & Answers

CROATIAN DESIGNERS ASSOCIATION
19:00 - Practicing Design 1.0 Exhibition Opening


21.01.2017 - LAUBA (ZGRAF 12)
Practicing Design in Partnership with ULUPUH, the organiser of Zgraf 12, and Lauba – People and Art House

09:30 - Registration

10:00 - 10:15 - Practicing Design 1.0 Training Programme
presentation by project Partners

Design Education In The 21st Century
Learning By Doing

10:15 - 11:45 - NEW REGIONAL PRACTICES IN DESIGN EDUCATION, Part 1
(15’ presentations followed by a 30’ conversation)
Moderator: Ivana Borovnjak

BIO 50: Maja Vardjan, curator, Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Balkan Design Network: Maja Lalić, Mikser Organization, Belgrade, Serbia /
Nikola Radeljković, designer, Numen / For Use, Prostoria consultant, Zagreb, Croatia
Nova Iskra Education Platform: Relja Bobić, Education Platform Coordinator, Belgrade, Serbia
D Day International Design Festival: Petra Milički, Karla Paliska, program directors, Zagreb, Croatia

11:45 - 12:00 - Coffee break

12:00 - 13:30 - NEW REGIONAL PRACTICES IN DESIGN EDUCATION, Part 2
(15’ presentations followed by a 30’ conversation)
Moderator: Damir Bralić

Tirana Design Week: Sonia Jojic, Lecturer at the Department of Architecture and
Design, Polis University, Tirana, Albania
Designer: Author Or Universal Soldier: Isidora Nikolić, Borut V ild, program directors,
design professors, Faculty of Media and Communications, Belgrade, Serbia
Interakcije – Speculative Design Educational Platform: Ivica Mitrović, assistant professor,
Arts Academy, Split, Croatia
Harald Begusch, Austrian Ministry of Education, representative of the Cluster of
Media & Design for Technical Schools and Colleges, Austria

13:30 - 15:00 - Lunch break

15:00 - 15:45 - DESIGN IN GENERAL EDUCATION
Veronique Marrier, National Center for Visual Arts (CNAP), Head of Graphic design
department, Paris, France

15:45 - 16:15 - Questions & Answers

17:00 - Tour Around Zgraf 12
International exhibition of graphic design and visual communication

PROJECT PARTNERS
Austria
designaustria

Croatia
Croatian Designers Association
VERN’ University of Applied Sciences
Prostoria d.o.o.

Macedonia
Public Room Skopje
Faculty of Art and Design, European University in Skopje
Zavar Company d.o.o.

Link - conference programme