The Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art hosted an international meeting for art schools and institutions on 26 - 30 October 2015. We welcomed the representatives of about thirty art schools and institutions from the Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, the USA, Poland, Hungary, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Denmark and other countries. The DesignMeeting programme was open to the general public and besides dozens of guests and speakers it attracted dozens of other visitors, especially art school students and representatives of educational and cultural institutions.
The extensive programme offered many lectures, workshops, events, school presentations and discussions over the future of design in today´s world. The programme included the fourth annual Ladislav Sutnar Prize awarding ceremony and lectures of this year´s laureates, a series of exhibitions presenting works of students of the participating schools, the DesignMeeting Award competition for the best student work of art, the historically first Registry of Artistic Output award ceremony (doc. Milena Dopitova became the first laureate of this MVSAE ACADEMICAE award), presentation of the new book published as part of the Return of Ladislav Sutnar project called Ladislav Sutnar - Inspiration for Children, the exhibition DesignMeeting Personalities at the Ladislav Sutnar Gallery and much more.
DesignMeeting 2015 met its bold ambitions and became a place of networking, meetings and sharing expertise for professionals, students, artists and representatives of art universities and institutions from around the world. It offered an attractive programme, the possibility to establish new contacts, to share good practice and create new professional relationships which will continue to help and develop design, support education in the field of art and creative industries.