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[Announcement] “Design for Convergence”

Herald Design Forum 2016 is evolving

Interactive participation via mobile platforms, social media, Facebook Live
Will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 8
Tickets can be reserved until Tuesday, Nov. 1

Featuring design experts from around the world, Herald Design Forum 2016 will take place at Grand Hyatt Seoul on Tuesday, Nov. 8. A must-attend forum for industry insiders, Herald Design Forum, now in its sixth edition, offers exciting new features

■ More speakers

The scope of our speakers has broadened. From Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler to fashion designer Choi Eu-don, Herald Design Forum 2016 brings together a range of speakers from various industries who have sparked creative and innovative ideas to become leading figures in their industry. 

■ Mobile content service

Our new mobile website,, provides the forum schedule, information on the speakers, interviews with the speakers and promotional clips. 

■ Two-way communication via social media

The Herald’s new media team HOOC will be streaming the forum events via Facebook Live. Online viewers will be able to ask questions and share comments in real time.

■ On-site social media events

Gifts will be awarded to a select number of participants who post a photo or video of the forum using the hashtag #HDF2016 or #heralddesignforum2016.

Event: Herald Design Forum 2016

Time/Location: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., Tuesday Nov. 8, 2016 / Grand Hyatt Seoul Grand Ballroom

Forum speakers
-Yancey Strickler (Co-founder and CEO of Kickstarter)
-Albert Alessi (CEO of Italian houseware brand Alessi)
-Sejima Kazuyo (Architect and co-founder of architecture firm SANAA)
-Choi Eu-don (Fashion designer)
-Henrik Fisker (Founder and CEO of Fisker Inc.)
-Ross Lovegrove (Industrial designer)
-Bob Baxley (Former head of product design at Pinterest)
-Dick Powell (Co-founder and chairman of Seymourpowell)

Sponsors: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Korea Institute of Design Promotion 

Inquiries: Herald Design Forum (02) 727-0046, 0042