Georg Milde

Georg Milde is a seasoned industrial designer, earning honors from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. He began his career at Arçelik in Istanbul, later contributing to the success of Grundig in Nuremberg. Transitioning into education, Georg served as a lecturer at institutions like the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar after being an artistic-scientific collaborator at OZH Regensburg. Sinde 2015, as the founder of "Designreserve", Georg specializes in product and interface design for both cosumer and industrial sectors.

This workshop is a hands-on exploration of design basics and their practical applications. We'll kick of by examining everyday objects and getting a grip on the essential principles of the design process. Moving forward, participants will dive into complex societal issues, applying the learned design methods to address challenging problems. The workshop concludes with group presentations showcasing solution approaches, emphasizing creativity and empathy. It's a practical experience to help participants understand the ins and outs of design process.

Design Methods

March 13th

Opening & Ceremony

Restaurant Lagerhaus,
Saal 1. Stock,
Davidstrasse 42, St.Gallen

18:00Opening doors
18:30Start Opening Event
Opening speechSamuel Zuberbühler, Standortförderung St.Gallen, Host City
SpeechRoger Dudler, Frontify, Founder & CEO
SpeechBeat Kneubühler, dpsuisse, Präsident
CeremonyIMDAward 2024

March 15th


Demutstrasse 115, St.Gallen

09:00Door Opening

09:30Opening Congress: Daniel Kehl

10:05 – 10:25Johnson Kingston
10:25 – 10:45DIA Studio
10:45 – 11:05Function Store

Coffee Break

11:35 – 11:55Mélanie Courtinat
11:55 – 12:15Shortnotice Studio

Lunch Break

13:35 – 13:55onformative
13:55 – 14:15Tashina Maria
14:15 – 14:35ALANKO+NUOTIO

Coffee Break

15:05 – 15:25Simon Kringel
15:25 – 15:45Rose Pilkington

ModerationMarlene Wenger