News from around Europe
Flanders DC and Wallonie-Bruxelles Design Mode are joining forces for the next Maison&Objet trade show, taking place in Paris from 19 to 23 January 2018 with a selection of 10 brands, which will be on display at a shared stand in the NOW section.
“Reconsider Design”, International Design Center Berlin’s travelling exhibition, will be shown at the Arctic Design Week in Rovaniemi, Finland from 19 to 25 February 2018.
The new iF design center Chengdu, set to open in April 2018, will function as a hub for creative industries and a gateway to the Chinese market.
On Young Professionals Application Day, upcoming talents who graduated within the past five years have the chance to apply for one of 50 free places in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018.
Co-Lab Sweden is an innovation lab that will focus on improving the daily lives of unaccompanied minors in Sweden. The project aims to create new structures to aid with the challenges of organisational cooperation in this area and empower the minors.
The meeting addressed the current relationship between politics, economics and design, and built upon the experiences of the attendees. The focus was mainly Spanish design issues, but international design was also discussed.