DDC StoryDrive Beijing, China

The German Designer Club was invited to join the conference „StoryDrive“, initiated by the German Publishers and Booksellers Association, respectively its affiliated company BIZ. Renowned agency representatives spoke about story telling in the applied design categories – “DDC typical” disciplines. 12 people – nine of them speakers – from and related to the DDC traveled as ambassadors of good design to Beijing. Company visits, college talks and meetings with colleagues from the Beijing creative scene topped off the DDC trip to Beijing.

 members of the DDC travel group: Yan Zhilai (cqbrand), Ines Blume, Qi Guanyu (cqbrand), Wolf Udo Wagner, Tilman Bares, Kerstin Amend, Joachim Wendt and Norbert Gabrysch (from left to right)


members of the DDC travel group: Yan Zhilai (cqbrand), Ines Blume, Qi Guanyu (cqbrand), Wolf Udo Wagner, Tilman Bares, Kerstin Amend, Joachim Wendt and Norbert Gabrysch (from left to right)

StoryDrive moderation by Holger Volland

StoryDrive moderation by Holger Volland

Excursion to the Great Wall of China: Ines Blume, Peter Ippolito, Kerstin Amend, Tilman Bares, and Stefan Karp.

Excursion to the Great Wall of China: Ines Blume, Peter Ippolito, Kerstin Amend, Tilman Bares, and Stefan Karp.

Oliver Hardt during his presentation at the StoryDrive conference

Oliver Hardt during his presentation at the StoryDrive conference

best Chinese food ever

best Chinese food ever

Tilman Bares, Corinna Gabrysch, Ines Blume, Kerstin Amend, Wolf Udo Wagner, Peter Ippolito, Oliver Hardt, Norbert Gabrysch (from left to right) in the  Forbidden City

Tilman Bares, Corinna Gabrysch, Ines Blume, Kerstin Amend, Wolf Udo Wagner, Peter Ippolito, Oliver Hardt, Norbert Gabrysch (from left to right) in the Forbidden City

The speakers and their topics were:

Kerstin Amend, Standard Rad: One Word – Two Stories
Tilman Bares, Brandfixer™: The Force of Few Words
Norbert Gabrysch, wirDesign: Successful Brands Need Good Stories
Oliver Hardt, Film Director: Storytelling = Time-Based Design
Peter Ippolito, Ippolito Fleitz Group: Origin, Place, Space, Identity
Nicole Roesler, Kaldewei: The New Bathroom Culture: Luxurious Living
Marco Spies, think moto: Everything Before and Everything After Is Process
Wolf Udo Wagner, Deutscher Designer Club, DDC board member: Words Are the Building Blocks of Stories
Joachim Wendt, schneider+schumacher: Two Ends of an Identity
Moderation: Holger Volland

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