Guided visit to the exhibition ’30 years of Industrial Design at the UPV ‘by the curator of the exhibition Gabriel Songel, Tuesday, July 9 at 7:00 pm, at the Bancaja Cultural Center.
Bancaja Foundation, in collaboration with Bankia and the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), presents the exhibition 30 years of industrial design at the UPV, which commemorates the implementation of industrial design in the academic structures of this university offering a tour of the production of successive promotions of designers trained in their campus with an evolution from induction to self-learning to specialized training in trends, processes and technologies.
The exhibition, which takes place coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Universitat Politècnica de València, reviews retrospectively the creations of 26 designers, studios and companies that have developed their work from the 80s to the present.
The exhibition presents for the first time a continuous story of this school of industrial design with a selection of almost a hundred designs applied to sectors such as furniture, childcare, ceramics, habitat, textiles, interior design, automotive, consumer electronics, toys, social design , environment or sports. The exhibition includes more than fifteen international awards of the Red Dot Design Award, the IF Design Award, the German Design Award or the Prince Felipe Awards for Business Excellence.
The professionals present in the sample have made designs for brands such as Porcelanosa, Famosa, Mercadona, Lladró, Suavinex, Gandía Blasco, Punt Mobles, Linkedin, Ikea, Godiva, Heineken, Coca Cola, Vondom, Alessi, Snipe, Viccarbe, or Micuna, among others.
The exhibition, coinciding with the candidacy of Valencia as the World Capital of Design for 2022, gives visibility to the long tradition of industrial design in the Valencian Region arising from the promotion of training provided by the UPV.
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