Italian Design Icons is coming back for its 7th Edition in Shanghai from November 25th-27th, 2022, at the exclusive art gallery Powerlong Art Center. This 3-day exhibition will showcase a splendid collection of internationally acclaimed Italian brands, putting the spotlight on their innovative products and projects.
Following the topic promoted by the Italian Design Day, an initiative launched by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in collaboration and with the support of the Ministry of Culture, this year’s IDI Shanghai will focus on “Re-Generation: Design & New Technologies for a Sustainable and Better Future”, thus creating a precious opportunity for IDI’s Most Iconic Brands to show the contribution of Made in Italy in contrasting environmental challenges thanks to design and technological innovation.
IDI – Italian Design Icons originated from an idea of DP Group and is organized by Eastant Communication & Events with the support of Italy China Council Foundation, following the desire to create a platform to further promote the excellence of Italian design in China.
For this upcoming 7th Edition of IDI Shanghai, we are glad to have with us our Icons that are Italian companies spanning across some of the most representative industries of Made in Italy: Ariston, Comau, Ducati, FAAM, Fincantieri, Goglio, Icona, iGuzzini, MARPOSS, Maserati, Pirelli, RADICI Group, Tecnica Group, UFI Filters Sofima, Vespa of Piaggio Group and Virtuarch. Alongside them, we will have the unique opportunity to explore design from a 360⁰ perspective: from the latest luxury SUV to the fastest racing motorcycles, ski boots made of eco-friendly materials, as well as highly advanced industrial robots that improve the life quality of workers.
We are also honored to be receiving the kind support of the Consulate General of Italy in Shanghai and the Italian Trade Agency, alongside the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce and the Italy China Council Foundation, as well as sponsorships from Altacorte, Fil Man Made Group, New Sky Asia, Savino Del Bene, Vudafieri Saverino Partners, Suzhou National New & Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone, illy, Istituto Marangoni, Natuzzi, Patrizia Pepe, Pinko and Safilo. In addition, we are grateful for the participation of esteemed local and international university representatives, media and F&B partners who will also join the activities organized throughout the 3-day exhibition.
Italian Design Icons – Shanghai Edition 2022 will be open to the public and will be an inspiring occasion to celebrate design and new technologies and performance, while also sharing knowledge across different industries thanks to a rich calendar of events including, panels discussions with renowned industry experts, workshops and B2B networking opportunities.