Mission & Vision
RDC is a digital scenario for tools and strategies with which to orient professional community, enterprises and other representatives of public bodies, manifested as the ecosystem for Russian design industry. We are interested in promoting, supporting and advocating following design actions:
Differentiation Russian design on the global stage;
Positioning design within national strategy of innovative development;
Design competences for the 21st century.
Design Policy Makers
Product Design Association (PDA) is the non-profit professional organization founded in Moscow in 2017 with the mission of development and promotion of Russian product design industry worldwide.
Russia Designers Association was established in 1991 as the Russian nationwide non-governmental creative organization which was created by professionals active in all fields of design. More than 4000 members who reside and pursue the profession in 65 cities of Russia represent Association.
Ministry of Industry and Trade Russia
In accordance with the letter of Product Design Association
dated November 26, Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia
announces the official support the nomination of Moscow for World Design Capital Award.
Guild of the Year
Guild of manufacturers, suppliers and design industry experts was awarded by MCCI in nomination "Best international promotion of Moscow design"
Woodworking and furniture production exhibition
PDA discussion at Woodex 2019 of the role of design in wooden furniture industry "Creative Wood: ideas, production, market".
Russian Design Map is divided into eight federal districts: Central, Northwestern, Southern, North Caucasian, Volga, Ural, Siberian and Far Eastern.
Each subject has its own economic and design industries, professional community and traditions with local centers such as Made in Moscow, Made in Siberia, Made in Baikal etc. All these conceptual brands, representing regional heritage, diversity, authenticity and creative potential, form the basis for understanding what does it mean Made in Russia.
WHY ‘DESIGN’ IN RUSSIAN POLICIES?
Design helps companies overcome barriers to seeking new ideas, sharing knowledge and bringing good products to the market. RDC sets a goal to demonstrate governments the importance of understanding of regional and national performance in terms of design innovation.
Moscow World Design Capital 2024
The main directions of the five-year strategic program (2019 – 2024) launched by Product Design Association with the support of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry representing City for its effective use of design to drive economic, social, cultural and environmental development.
Design Policy Landscape
Collaboration is a key part of the design policy making and by working in partnership with other governments, organizations and companies we are able to support design as a driver of innovation and demonstrate how design relates to culture, business or society.