Prof. Klaus Lehmann has had a decisive influence on the development of design in China, as his students have significant functions at Chinese design academies. He was a professor and dean at the Stuttgart State Academy of Fine Arts and for 10 years chairman of the German Werkbund. He knows China’s design development like no other, has taught continuously in China over the past 30 years, and published his book “Design teaching – Teaching Design” a year ago. With him the VDID evaluates the last decades and discusses models for the local future starting at 7 p.m.