Industry Spotlight: Design Forward 2016

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN STUDENTS AND FACULTY CREATE EVENT SPACE DESIGN

The Design Forward Showcase features human-centered design excellence from across San Diego, creating interactive experiences throughout the summit.

DR. ELENA PACENTI FEATURED ON ‘CREATING VALUE THROUGH DESIGN’ PANEL

In the U.S. and around the world, cities are embracing design as a strategic asset and transformation driver. San Diego can capitalize on this knowledge and use design to enrich our communities, strengthen our businesses, and create value. A panel of experts discuss models of how leading industry and government organizations have leveraged design and assessed its contribution to grow their economies and global stature. Elena Pacenti, Director, Domus Academy School of Design, participated on the Design Forward panel along with Peter Haythornthwaite, Better By Design & Design to Business (NZ/Australia), Gabriella Gomez-Mont, El Laboratorio para la ciudad de México (Mexico City), Victor Nacif, London, the Design Council, (United Kingdom), and moderator Joan Gregor, Intersection-Inc.