Design x Innovation

As the China market gradually matures, consumers are becoming more demanding with regard to product design, functions and features. Smart products have also become a crucial part of daily life. Meantime, with the support of innovative plastics technologies, more sophisticated product designs can come true which create greater product value and better life for humans.

CHINAPLAS has been striving for getting the plastics industry with new insights that reflect the market dynamics. With the enormous success gained in the last show, CHINAPLAS will again join hands with BASF, the world's leading chemical company, to present “Design x Innovation” in 2017! Under the theme of “Smarter Living”, this event will explain how plastics combines with creative design provide innovative solutions that help solve real customer problems. Participants could experience new perspectives on product appearance, structural and functional design through the solutions presented for different downstream industries (e.g. automotive, E&E, building and construction, leisure and lifestyle, etc).

Date: 16-19 May 2017
Venue: Hall 11.2, Booth A41

Display of innovative and smart living solutions for different application industries
Sharing sessions conducted by industry experts and renowned product designers



Design Forum Program


Date : 16-18 May 2017
Venue : Hall 11.2, Booth A41
Language : Putonghua
Capacity: 100pax / session
Target Audience : Product / industrial designers, R&D personnel and decision makers from all application industries

Topic Speaker
2017.5.16 14:30-16:00 Inspiration Stage
Creative Automobile Interiors –
Designing for the Future of Travel
Mr. Fanson Meng, Department Design Director, YANG DESIGN;

Mr. Zhang Xiao Wen, Executive Director of Product Innovation, APDs, Yanfeng Global Automotive Interior Systems Co., Ltd.
How the Role of Innovation is Driving the Future of Design Ir Abdul Azim Abdul Rahman, Product Engineering Manager,
Steelcase Office Solutions (M) Sdn Bhd
Panel Discussion / Q&A All
2017.5.17 10:00-11:30 Discovery Stage
Shuttling between Spaces – Solutions for Smarter Travel Mr. Yang Wenqing, Co-founder & General Manager, LOE DESIGN;

Fuji-ta Bicycle Co., Ltd.
Stop Disrupting, Start Engaging: The Brand Story Mr. Luo An, President Asia Pacific, TEAMS Design;

Mr. Xie Lei, Vice President, Putao
Panel Discussion / Q&A All
2017.5.18 10:00-11:30 Design Stage
The Design Trinity for Smarter Living: Creativity, Materials and Partnership Mr. Chris Lefteri, Internationally recognised Designer, Writer and Materials Specialist
Tool for Cracking the Codes of Innovation Mr. Erik de Bokx, CEO & Founder, Ahrma Holding BV
Panel Discussion / Q & A All
The above information is updated as of 28 April 2017.

For enquiry, please contact:

Ms Gigi Lee
Tel: +86 13660646364

Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd.
Ms Sarah Chim
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Fax: +852 2516 5024
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New product development projects applying innovative plastics, futuristic design and smart product branding  

Conversations with Design x Innovation Masters

Mr. Chris Lefteri,
Chris Lefteri Design
Mr. Simon Loasby,
Volkswagen Group China (Part 1)
Mr. Simon Loasby,
Volkswagen Group China (Part 2)

Stay tuned with our official updates about the latest movement of "Design x Innovation"! Please click here for last edition of "Design x Innovation" at CHINAPLAS 2016.

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Supporting Media:
Packaging Forefront   China Plastics  

Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd.
Ms Elaine Tiu
Tel: +852 2516 3505
Fax:+852 2516 5024