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August 16th - 18th, 2019
SJSU Hammer Theatre Center
101 Paseo De San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113
Lectures on design education will be held in the Hammer Theatre by professional lecturers and educators in visual design, typography, information design, UI & UX design, animation, and illustration. There will be 5 themed lectures, 15 lectures, and 2 round table discussions held over the three day conference. It will be a meaningful time to share opinions on practical design and design education through presentations focusing on research projects and examples.
Exhibitions will be held onsite at the Hammer Theatre in two formats. The first is the Education Exposition format, which showcases the participating educational institutions' curriculum, educational goals, and specialization cases. The second format is the exhibition of works by individual students and professors in the gallery. A book of all participating educational institutions and works will also be published.
For design schools, faculty, students, and young designers the conference will:
Provide valuable exposure for the school’s academic pedagogy and student work to an international audience of design community members.
Enable the students and faculty to beneﬁt from the exchange of international design methodologies, inﬂuences and inspiration.
Elevate the proﬁle of the school and increase the stature of the program within the international design education community.
Inspiration from leading professional designers’ global experience and trends.
Cultivate symbolic and dynamic exchanges between design education, design research, and industry through multicultural design aspects.
Graphic Design Program: Department of Design
San Jose State University
The ﬁrst IDEEC (International Design Education Expo & Conference) will be held August 2019 in San Jose, the heart of Silicon Valley. Each member institution will host the event in turn once a year, during the summer. This year’s event will take place at Hammer Theatre in downtown San Jose, California near the San Jose State University campus. Hundreds of faculty and student groups from international universities are invited to display their design research and projects along with leading industry professional designers.
This event consists of three parts: a conference, exhibition, and workshop. San Jose State University is partnering with the Granshan Foundation (non-Latin typography research and practice organization) and AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) to host this exciting free conference to share the value and diversity of design education with invited international educational institutions.
Kit Hinrichs - Creative Director, Studio Hinrichs
Hugh Dubberly - Principal, Dubberly Design
Sang-soo Ahn - Director, PaTi (Paju Typography Institute)
Dawn Zidonis - Executive Director, AIGA San Francisco Chapter
Boris Kochan - CEO, Kochan & Partner
Chang Sik Kim - Coodinator/Professor, IDEEC & San Jose State University
Martin Venezky - Professor, CCA MFA Design
Xiao Yong - Professor, CAFA (Central Academy of Fine Arts)
Christopher Scott - Professor, University UTE
David Hisaya Asari - Professor, CCA (California College of Arts)
Jee-Hyun Kim - Professor, Hansung University
Scott Snibbe - Entrepreneur/Artist, Facebook
Ken-tsai Lee - Associate Professor, NTUST
Hisaki Nate - Professor, Tokyo Polytechnic University
Douglas May - Assistant Professor, University of North Texas
Kyuha Shim - Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Yusuke Uchiyama - Associate Professor, Tokyo Polytechnic University
Zhao Liu - Associate Professor, CAFA (Central Academy of Fine Arts)
Tony Sungsik Lee - Professor, Samsung Art and Design Institute
Diane Lee - Assistant Professor, San Jose State University
Phil Hamlett - Professor, Academy of Art University
Jeff Biancalana - Independent story board artist
Sung Hwan Jang - CEO, Infographics Lab 203
Yoon Chung Han - Assistant Professor, San Jose State University
Yanling Wang - Product Design Manager, Facebook
Dongsik Hong - Professor, Pukyung National University
Eric Olivares Lira - Art Director, COCO School Mexico
Jean-Benoit Levy - Adjunct Faculty, SJSU & SFSU
Wei-chao Hsu - Assistant Professor, Tainan University of Technology
Mari Hulick - Associate Professor, San Francisco State Univertsity
Xueqin Hu - CAFA (Central Academy of Fine Arts)
Earl Gee - Creative Director, Gee + Chung Design / San Jose State University
Ping Wu - Donghua University
Chen Wang - Professor, California State University, Fullerton
TBA - Hanbat University
TBA - San Jose State University
GRANSHAN Foundation e.V.
AIGA San Francisco
The Professional Association for Design
The Korea Contents Association
Tokyo Polytech University