Expert judges
No Particular Order:
Hans van Heeswijk (1952) graduated from Delft Technical University, Faculty of Architecture in 1980. From 1981 until 1983 he worked in the office of Aldo van Eyck and Theo Bosch. architects in Amste
Iris Utikal (Germany)
Established QWER Design Kommunikation Beratung QWER designed and supervised the appearance of the World Exhi-bition, EXPO 2000 in Hanover QWER won the Corporate Design competition organized by t
John J. Heskett (UK)
Former Prof. of Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, the U.S.A.,Chair Prof. of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University。Author of Industrial Design (World of Art) 1980, which have long been used as the fundamental textbook。
Distinguished Korean designer Director of Samsung Design China Research Institute since 2004 Industrial Design Master of KOREA UNIVERSITY Prize: 2006 IDEA Gold Prize
Katsushi Kunimoto(Japan)
Influential industrial designer, urban planning and environment designer in Japan. President of DELCO design Inc. Jury for G-Mark products assessment . Prof. of Kanazawa College of Art, Japan . In
Kinoshita Michio(Japan)
General Manager of GK Design Shanghai Inc. Former staff of Industrial Design Planning Department, Itoki Corporation 1981 onward, Product Design Dept and Enterprise Dept (Senior Staff) ,Planning and De
Lorraine Justice is currently the Director of the School of Design at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prior to joining PolyU, Professor Justice was Director of the Industrial Design Program
Li Deizhi (Hong Kong)
Director of Strategic & Design laboratory and Transportation Design laboratory. Lifetime member of the Hong Kong Designers Association. Expert of the International Industrial Design Association and
Martin Smith(US)
Smith recently joined the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as Chair Professor of Industrial Design. Prior to joining the Polyu he was Chair of the Product Design Department at the Art Center Colleg
Manager at Premsela, Dutch Design Foundation Amsterdam, Netherlands Initiator and curator of Re-f-use : sustainable design( Editor and publisher of Re-f-use: Making the most of w
Philine Bracht (Germany)
Visiting Associate Professor of the Hong Kong Politechnic University Product Design, Design for Sustainability She returned to Hong Kong in 2007 to teach and to work on cross-cultural issues and projects.
Yoshihiro Amimoto (日本)
Prof. of Department of Design, Faculty of Fine Arts, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan Member of JSSD (Japanese Society for the Science of Design) Member of Japan Design Committee Author of An Essay
Lecturer of Yonsei University, lecturer of Shanghai Jiaotong University, Industrial Design faculty. Director of Yaxiya design laboratory. Headed several product development and production project.
Yang Donghwan(Korea)
1997~2000 Hyundai Motors Co. Design Center, Designer Compact car “Verna”, Sports Coupe “Tuscani” etc. Ext./Int. Design 1999 FKI(The Federation of Korea Industries) “Design Trend 2005” TF ,Hyundai, Sa
Yu Chao Liang(Taiwan)
Professor. Dean of Design College. and Head of Industrial Design College. National Taipei University of TAIPEI. Senior consultant. Acer Conputer. Local Representive of Taiwen, IDEO. President, Chin
Yanta Lam(Hong Kong)
Co-founder and ex.member of the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Design Center Prof. of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Honorary Advisor of Hong Kong Museums(Design) Hon.Secretary of the
Chen Jianxin(China)
Current Dean of East China University of Science and Technology, School of Art, Design and Media, Director of Academic Committee, Leader of Postgraduate Supervisor for Design and Arts Faculty, Lecturer for “Industrial Design”, PhD Supervisor.
Chen Hanqing (China)
Former Dean of Wuhan University of Technology, School of Arts and Art Academy, lecturer and Professor mentor. Director of China Industrial Design Association, Vice Chairman of China Construction Envir
Fang Li juan China)
graduated from the Nanjing University of Science & technology in July 1995. She has been worked in SIPO since April 1998. She served as Deputy Director of the second examination division, Deputy Direc
He Renke(China)
Prof. and dean of the Design Art College atHunan University, China Deputy director-general of the China Industrial Design Association Chief Member of the China National Instructive Committee of I
Liu Guan zhong (China)
Chief Designer of Systematic Design Studio of Industrial Design Department, the Academy of Arts & Design of Tsinghua University. Professor and Ph.D. Supervisor, Tsinghua University. Deputy Chairperson
Ma Chun dong(China)
Prof. and Dean of School of Design, Dalian Nationalities University, Outstanding leading academic staff of research. Standing director of China Industrial Design Association Member of editorial b
Sun Shouqian (China)
Professor, Lecturer of Zhejiang University and Professor Mentor. Institute Director of Modern Industrial Design Institution of Zhejiang University, Assistant Dean to Computer College, Director of De
Tong Hui ming(China)
Deputy Dean, Prof. Master of Arts Supervisor, of Guangzhou Academy of Art , China Member of Industrial Design Committee, China Artists Association Standing Director of China Industrial Design Assoc
Tang Chongxi(China)
Former Dean of School of Art and Design of Guangzhou University, current Director of the Industrial Design Of GuangZhou University. Chairman of the China Industrial Design Association. Mr Tang Chong X
Yin Dingbang (China)

Former Deputy Dean of Guangzhou Academy of Art , China Honorary member of the China National Culture Promotion Committee Member of the China Science Association, 5th Session The president of the G

Yang Xiang dong (China)

1987-1989, Senior Visiting Scholar, Design Division, Department of Design, Faculty of Engineering, Chiba University, Japan. Prof. and former dean of Faculty of Art Design, Guangdong University of Te

Zhou Hong Shi(china)

 Senior Industrial Designer, Secretary General of Guangdong Provincial Industrial Design Association, Master of Industrial Design, Master of the School of Fine Arts, Tsinghua University, China Top Ten Promotion Figures for Industrial Design, and Expert Member of Expert Committee of China Industrial Design Association, and served as a judge of several major domestic design competitions.

Liu Xi-hui (Hongkong)

Assistant professor of Industrial Design Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Focus on design strategy, design and value creation, design and business research. It has successfully shaped such influential classic cases as "Shangpin's Business Model" and "Baileys Business Model", and was invited to participate in the consulting work of China's national design policy. Dr. Liu is also a member of the project of "Innovation Design and Development Strategy Research", a major consulting project of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.

Enrique• Aparisi( Spain)

Core team member of Guangdong industrial design integrated innovation, managing director of the Spanish famous building enterprise Guillen DE Brocar , international teacher of Guangdong University of technology institute of art and design, head of the Integral design studio. 

Chang Han-Ning(Taiwan)

One of the hundred Taiwan best designers, received domestic and international design awards, has been honored "Design Prize Hunter", presently he is the creative director of Juhe Creative Integration Company, director of the republic of China Industrial Design Association, the ministry of Culture Promotion Plan "lLie Aesthetics" curator, and served as chief designer of "2017 World University Games" flame torch. 

Zhang Nai-ren (China)

Professor, doctoral tutor, former dean of School of Design and Art of Beijing Institute of Technology. Graduated from Central Academy of Craft Art, advanced studied at Osaka Design and Research Office from 1985 to 1986, visiting scholar of Japan Chiba University in 1992. Since 1973, Zhang has been engaging basic design teaching in colleges and participated a number of product design and development of enterprise. As one of the leading figures of industrial design in China, The Design Dictionary compiled under Zhang’s management is a authorized tool of Chinese design.

liu Guang-qing

Professor of Design Institute, Jiangnan University. Head of product design major, industrial design department.Chairman of board of supervisor of Jiangsu Industrial design association. He study in Tokyo Zokei University in 1988, major in industrial design and design management. He focused on design education, design research, design promotion and other areas.

Fang Hai(China)
Dean of Guangdong University of Technology. Prof. and PhD supervisor. Chief architect of Vesa Honkonen Architects. Received tenures as professor at several universities in China, eg. Beijing University, Tsinghua University, etc.
Ying Fang-tian(china)
Professor / Doctoral tutor, Vice president of International Design and Research Institute in Zhejiang University, the Committee of the industrial design Education & Guidance Committee of MOE, and the Executive deputy director of Computer Aided Product Innovation Design Engineering Center of MOE.
Eva Rosengren(Sweden)
After Master degree in Architecture at Royal Technical Institute of Stockholm and Master degree in The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm Eva has worked as an architect for about 20 years. From about 1995 until today the main occupation has been as an project manager for public art works in Sweden.
vesa •honkonen (Sweden)
Architect, industrial designers, landscape architect, artist. Professor in Kosntfack royal institute of art and design. One of leading european architects and designers, finished more than 100 design projects in architecture, industrial design, landscape, and so on. Lectured world-widely and published more than 100 articles and books.
Scot Laughton(Canada)
Graduated from Ontario College of Art (Toronto) in 1986, succesively worked for York University (Toronto), Sheridan College (Oakville), and Ontario College of Art and Design (Toronto). Since 2006, on part-time basis, Soct has joined Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Design, and now works as Senior Teaching Fellow. Laughton’s work has won many awards.
Chung Kook-Hyun(South Korea)
Mr Chung holds a BA degree Applied Fine Arts, Hanyang University (1974), South Korea and a MA degree Industrial Design/Design Management, Chiba University, Japan (1988). From 1977 to 2008, Mr. Chung worked for Samsung Electronics Corporate Design Center, succesively holding positions of executive director, senior managing director, executive vice president, and residing advisor. Since 2011, he has been the president of Samsung Art & Design Institute (SADI) and, Corporate Design Center, Samsung Electronics.
Roger Ball(Netherland)
Professor of Industrial Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University The Leader of Master of Design Practices and the Asian Ergonomics Lab. The co-founder of Paradox Design, Product Design, Sports equipment design, Transport design (mobility), Anthropometrics/ergonomics, Consumer product design. SizeChina 3D anthropometric research project won the 2008 IDEA/Business Week’s Best in Show Award (co-winner of Apple’s iPhone), DFAA (Design for Asia Award) .
Finland Creadesign company chairman, manager director, the Finnish design national policy maker, Europe's top industrial design master, the Chairman of the Board of the Finnish Design Museum, Finland Designers Association President, the Chairman of the National Committee of the Finnish technology and design, the distinguished professor of GDUT, The artistic director and chief designer of NOKIA in its fast growing period, has been awarded the “artist Professor” and “the Finnish professional Medal” by President of Finland,winning the Kaj Franck Design Prize in 2009 (one person per year only).
The organization
Hosts:Dongguan Municipal people’s Government
Organizers:Dongguan Economy and Information Technology Bureau  |  Guangdong South China Institute of Industrial Design  | Dongguan GAFA Cultures & Creativity Institute
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