Glib Kaporikov

Glib was born in Kyiv, Ukraine. He studied at the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture. Teacher, public speaker, designer, and creative director. Glib teaches graphic design and communication, and he is the design director in Projector creative and tech online institute. Co-owner and creative director of LLIWELL branding agency. Author and host of a podcast about design and good taste.

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Ukraine

Tanel Kärp

Tanel is an interaction designer, consultant, educator and currently the head of the Interaction Design Master’s program at the Estonian Academy of Arts.
With 20 years of experience in the field, and BA and MA degrees in design, his career has mostly focused on digital and experience design in social fields, from empowering sustainable behaviours to citizen activism.
Today he applies human centered, behaviour and strategic design thinking and combines his critical mindset and theoretical know-how with creative production skills, to help create human-friendly products, services and systems, and facilitate systemic change in complex environments.

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Estonia

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Kai Lobjakas

Kai Lobjakas is an art historian and curator. From 2014 she has been serving as head of the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design (ETDM). 

Her focus of interest lays both in the Soviet period and contemporary applied art and design practices, and especially the intersections of these fields. She has initiated and curated numerous exhibitions both in Estonia and internationally, compiled and edited catalogues, lectured and written extensively on design phenomena. Last year a vast permanent exhibition of Estonian design curated by her was opened at ETDM. 

She is currently the chair of ICOM ICDAD, the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Decorative Arts and Design.

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Estonia

Aleksandra Tulibacka

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of a polish online magazine, Grafmag, where she shares her experience and promotes polish design and designers. Since 2012 the magazine has earned its place as a reliable resource of knowledge for the Polish creative community, and a platform to find information about the best projects, contests, and events.

Starting from 2017 she co-organizes an annual design conference GrafConf, which supports designers in starting and developing their careers and creates a unique opportunity to network, share experience and grow the creative community.