DESIS SPbU, at Saint Petersburg State University, Faculty of Arts, Design Department is the first DESIS laboratory in Russia and has just become a member of the Network.

“The Department of Design in Saint Petersburg State University has a relatively short though intense story of 17 years of fostering and training open-minded, non-conventional new professionals in the design field. It started as a program in the Faculty of Philology and during these years it has grown and given rise to the emergence of the Faculty of Arts with educational programs in Design, Restoration, Applied Arts, Applied Informatics in Arts and Humanities. Currently the Department is launching the DESIS laboratory focused on Visual Communication for Social Innovation and Sustainability”.



  • Lab name: DESIS SPbU
  • Saint Petersburg
  • Country: Russia
  • Coordinator: Ksenia Pozdnyakova, PhD in Arts
  • Lab e-mail:
  • Hosting institution: Saint Petersburg State University. Faculty of Arts. Design department. 6th line Vasilevsky Island 15 Saint Petersburg 199004 Russia


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