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The fourth Shenzhen International Design Fair was held during 2016 Nov. 6 – Nov.8. Sharing and technology are highlights of this fai. During Connecting All Possibilities • International Industrial Design Summit Forum, Global Director Interaction Experience at designaffairs -- Niels Clausen-
Stuck deemed due to the great influence by Cold War, people born from 1965 to 1980 thought that sustainability, emotion and politics are top-notch. People born after 1980 knowing the existence of Internet, so innovation and sense of ego are design. For those who was born from 1991 to 2010, mobile, Internet and digital products are penetrating into their daily life, hence they believe that design should be all about Sharing Economy, sense of participation and Internet.   


citizens are visiting the exhibition

Deputy Mayor of Shenzhen Municipality stated that output value of industrial design reached 6 billion in 2015, with year-on-year growth of more than 15 percent. Over 500 industrial design companies have settled in Shenzhen now and companies winning iF Award and Red Dot Award ranked first in China over the last 5 years. In 2016, Shenzhen industrial companies winning iF Award and Red Dot Award take up 27% and 24% in China respectively.

Executive vice President and Secretary General of SIDA Shirley Feng said that the integration between Shenzhen industrial design and manufacture is closer and innovative design is heading into a higher level in production chain and value chain.

SZIDF award started in 2015. The quality, quantity and international level of this year’s entries all improved compared to last year. The SZIDF award is devoted to further promoting the innovative exhibits from the exhibit, gathering the years of energy from Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair, combining the global design resources and present the most amazing design power and creative charm to the public, as well as build a permanent design exhibition. As of October 26, the SZIDF Award has received 245 products entries for primary selection. From October 28 to November 3, after the primary selection of the Jury, which is made up of by Luisa Bocchietto, President-elect of Icsid, Richard Hutten, Founder and Director of Richard Hutten Agency, Ralph Wiegmann, Managing Director of iF International Forum Design GmbH, Michael Young, Director of Michael Young Ltd. Oliver Lin, Acting CEO of Taiwan Design Center, Jamy YANG, Founder of YANG DESIGN, one of the Most Influential Designers by FORBES China, and Stig Myler, Senior Project Manager & Managing Partner of Holscher Design, 45 entries were shortlisted for on-site review.
On the afternoon of November 6, the jury has selected one BEST OF THE BEST, 3 BEST IN SHOW and 10 MOST INNOVATIVE PRODUCT. The 3 winners of BEST IN SHOW were LKK Design Group, Karim China, and Taiwan Design Center; the 10 winners of MOST INNOVATIVE PRODUCT were 01 Dimensioning Instrument from instruMMents, Family Task from inDare, Walker II Intelligent Supporting Robots from Bifox, Volta bcn from ÀNIMA Barcelona, Amiro Future smart mirror from XIVO, Mooye massager from RONE, Four seasons kit from TDC, Smart bike from DesignDo, Skagen Hagen Watch from Skagen, Ceramic hollow mechanical watches • Craftman Series from CIGA.
The one and only winner of BEST OF THE BEST is Enobio from ÀNIMA Barcelona. Enobio, the neuro helmet for brain monitoring and medical applications, is cooperation between ÀNIMA Barcelona and Starlab. The EEG proprietary wireless technology allows you to record research-class brain signals and triaxial accelerometry with comfort, quality and precision using advanced wet or dry electrodes. Powered by sophisticated software and cloudware, Enobio redefines the meaning of EEG. Welcome to the next generation of medical grade EEG devices with 8, 20 and 32 channels.


Hosted by :

Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government

Supported by:

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China

Organized by :

Shenzhen Industrial Design Profession Association (SIDA)

Endorsed by:

Industrial Design Institution of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society

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Organizing Committee of Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair 2017

Address : Room 111-113, 1st Floor, B4 Building,Sino-Finnish Design Park, Fantasia Funian Plaza, Shihua Road, Futian bonded area, Shenzhen, China

t: +86 -(0)755-22662339 / 83205121

e: service@szida.org

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