Nada Rozmanec Maticic
Faculty of Design, Associate Member of the University of Primorska (Slovenia)
Board Member Nominee
Nada’s vision is that tomorrows world is already taking shape, therefore smart solutions and inventive sustainable designs can offer new promoting perspectives.
Design has no borders, so we have to consider the results of design concepts, systems and products with high added value and realise that the users of design phenomena are PEOPLE from the whole world. She focuses on one of the contemporary themes “INVISIBLES”- design practices, which turn the invisibles to visible, marginal groups into socially active individuals. All the changes can be done by innovative sustainable strategy of design paradigms, design thinking green, zero waste solutions, the “art@design” philosophy, sense design – new aims of creative industries – new design for the new world and transfer of design innovation to industry – that is how we can create future of the world. All her aims are to cooperate with researchers, artists and industry members, to ensure permenent alliences between all members of WDO and especially of BEDA and authorities in EU in order to promote the value of design and innovation to the world economy.She is a strong promotor of Agenda 2030 with faculties international associations (GIDE, DME, ALICE, Bordercrossing, GoinGreenGlobal).
Faculty of design, Independent higher education institution, Associated member of University of Primorska
Slovene (mother language), Croation (fluent), English (fluent), German (fluent), French
Nada is an architect by profession and the sole owner and dean of Faculty of design. She is an author of many awarded research and art projects with patents and brands in the field of architecture of space and industrial design.
Nada is involved in many research and competence centers, a strong promotor of sustainable design, spreading these ideas around the world. She strongly believes that design should be recognized as an important asset to an economy.