An excellent team of design and teaching professionals will value the work presented in the Students´ Exibition (bid_est) in this edition 2017.


Ruth Klotzel

1958, Sao Paulo, Brasil

Architect and graphic designer. From 2003 to 2007, she was vice-president of the International Council of Graphical Designs Associations (ICOGRADA).

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For 12 years she was professor of Visual Communication Design  at University Center Senacy, which is part of the Armando Alavres Penteado Foundation  (FAAP) in Sao Paulo.  In 1989 she co-founded the Association of Graphic Designers of Brazil (ADG-BRASIL) and was the director for four periods. She was a fellow of the Design collegiate body at the Council of Public Politics of Brazilian Ministry of Culture in 2013 and 2014. Now, she is a fellow of the Chairmanship of the Bienal Iberoamericana de Diseño. She also participates in the editorial board of Communication Design, publication of research about Design at the Ico-D (International Council of Design) and, she is the director of the design studio Estudio Infinito.

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BIO Ruth Klotzel


Daniel Wolkowicz

1952, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Graphic designer. Tenured professor of Design at the Faculty of Design and Urbanism of the University of Buenos Aires. Also tenured professor of the Visual Project Undergraduate Course of Multimedia Arts in the National University Institute of Art (IUNA).

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Having studied architecture at the UBA (1975), he started working in Graphic Design in 1972 under the tutelage of Juan Andralis and Jorge Sarudiansky. Besides being the teacher of Design 1, 2, 3 at the FADU UBA and IUNA, he is tenured professor of applied Design for Multimedia Arts Undergraduate program in the University of Maimónides. Twice, he was director of the Undergraduate Course of Graphic Design FADU UBA (1990/1994, 2006/2010) and Vice-Dean of Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism of Buenos Aires University. What’s more, he served as Secretary of Development and Institutional Linkage of the IUNA (National University Institute of Art).

Guest professor at University ORT of Uruguay.

Guest professor at the Career of Graphical Design. Faculty of Design and Urbanism of University of Litoral (FADU UNL).

Researcher Category II.

He is the head of the Collection of Design at the Editorial Argonauta and Editorial Wolkowicz Editores.

Links of interest:

Cátedra UBA

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BIO Daniel Wolkowicz


Ligia Lopes

1979, Oporto, Portugal

Guest Assistant Professor at the University of Minho and at the Faculty of Engineering, part of  the University of Oporto.

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Graduate in Industrial Design and doctorate in Design from the Faculty of Architecture of Lisbon, Ligia Lopes has been a guest professor at the Deca – University de Aveiro and University Lusíada de Oporto in Design. She has researched, not only for “Architecture, Urban Space and Universal Design” for the CITAD (Center of Research in Territory, Architecture and Design) but also for the CIAUD (Center of Research in Architecture, Urbanism and Design) – Faculty of Architecture of Technical University of Lisbon. She co-founded the association Design Includes You. Her research interests include Design,  participative methodologies, co-design, social incorporation and social design.

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BIO Ligia Lopes


Carlos Hinrichsen

1957, Santiago de Chile, Chile

Industrial Designer and Engineering Master. He is senior general coordinator of Engineering-Design at the Engineering School of P. Catholic University of Chile. From 2007 to 2009, he was President of the International Council of Industrial Design Associations (ICSID), of which today, he is senator.

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He was recognised with the distinction “Commander of the Order of the Lion of Finland” for his contribution to the development of Design education, innovation and promotion in Chile and Finland. From 1992 to 2010, he was director of the Design School of Duoc UC, Chile. He has led projects and initiatives encompassing business, engineering, design, innovation, management and technology in Asia, Africa and Europe. Today, he is design director of the Region of Innovation in Design. Since 2002, he is an honorary member of the Chilean Design Association.

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BIO Carlos Hinrichsen


Felipe Londoño

1960, Manizales, Colombia

Doctorate in Multimedia Engineering UPC, Barcelona, Spain. Rector of the University of Caldas. Director of the doctorate degree of Design and Creation. Director of the Festival of Image and ISEA2017 of Manizales.

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Londoño is a well-known teacher and cultural manager, leader of the Festival of Image, a meeting of digital and visual culture which is celebrating its 16th edition (since 1997). It is organized by the Department of Visual Design of the University of Caldas in Manizales. This year, he participated in the electronic art symposium, recognized internaionally as the leading symposium in this field, ISEA201. As rector of Caldas University Londoño has given the institution a pro-active profile, placing it in the heart of the wide-ranging activities this city offers, promoting links with other international institutions and positioning it as one the most highly qualified universities in the region for its formative proposal

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BIO Felipe Londoño


Flaviano Celaschi

Milán, Italia

Doctorate in research,  professor of Industrial Design, Faculty of Architecture, Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Italia. Consultant in research for public and private entities, companies, foundations and universities, for innovation created by design.

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Having a doctorate in research for Technology of Architecture and Environment, Celaschi created the degree in lndustrial Design at the University of Bologna in 2013, and today he coordinates it. Consultant in research for public and private entities, companies, foundations and universities, for innovation created by design, he has advised several institutions on how to create a process of renovation and productive evolution dedicated to design and communication.

Flaviano Celaschi has been a teacher at the National Academy of Art of Hangzou, University of Wuxi, Design Center of Cengdu (China), University of Malaga (Spain), CETIQT University of Rio de Janeiro, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Jesuit UNISINOS University of Porto Alegre, State University of Minas Gerais of Belo Horizonte (Brazil), Pontifical University of Santiago (Chile), National University of Cordoba (Argentina), National University of Bogota (Colombia), Technical University of Monterrey de Guadalajara (Mexico), German University of Cairo (Egypt), UNIPAL University of Mangalore (India), Polytechnic University of Milan, Polytechnic University of Turin, University of Napoli, Free University of Bolzano, University of Bérgamo, University of Urbino, University of Genoa (Italy).

In the 90’s, the professional, didactic and scientific formation of Flaviao Celaschi developed itself around different areas. One of them was the sector of building/edification, since his university education experience was centered on architecture and environment.

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BIO Flaviano Celaschi