Association of Object Design Specialists

Created in 2017 on the initiative of the key participants of the Russian design market. It is a non-profit corporate organization based on voluntary membership of citizens and legal entities. The Association is engaged in the development and promotion of the creative industries. 

AODS activities

  • development of digital services for professionals;
  • support and participation in partner projects and events;
  • lobbying interests and preparing offers for government structures;
  • organizing events in Moscow, Russia and abroad.


  • initiation and facilitation of the Moscow World Design Capital 2024 bid; 
  • collaboration with IPChain Association in development of the institute for protection of intellectual rights in the field of design;
  • promotion of the Russian design industry in the international arena through conceptual and sectoral projects;
  • participation in strategic sessions on the development of creative industries and industrial design, organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Moscow Department of Investment and Industrial Policy and the Moscow Export Centre; 
  • strategic partnership with significant events, competitions and exhibitions of creative industries.