Design Dialogues, the regular bi-monthly program held Thursdays at the Croatian Design Superstore, is continuing into 2016. The guest of the jubilee tenth dialogue will be Luka Borčić, a young designer of visual communications, workshop leader and assistant at the School of Design at the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb. The program’s host, designer and art critic Bojan Krištofić, will talk with Borčić about his experience of education in design in Croatia and abroad (School of Applied Arts in Zagreb, Department of Graphic Design, 2001; Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, 2005; School of Design, 2014 ), educational work with younger generations of students and colleagues, and his own design practice. The discussion will touch upon the topic of the relationship of design and social activism, as well as wider social problems that await designers in this specific present moment.
In addition to his involvement at the study of design, Borčić collaborated with his late father Željko and brother Ian in their company Trans-ID / StudioBorčić on numerous projects in the fields of visual identity, packaging design and marketing, and he is a longtime associate of the study Norma International. At the School of Design he earned his Master’s degree with his work ‘Archives Workshops: a portal for methodological archiving process design workshops’ with professor Ivan Doroghy. Since 2012 he’s been continuously cooperating with the Croatian Designers Society in the organization of D-Day, the international festival of design in Zagreb.