News from around Europe

Call for Entries: UX Design Awards 2018
31/10/2017
Category: Members news

The UX Design Awards have opened their submission process for the 2018 awards, that focus on user experience as a key value of design. Companies and design consultancies are invited to submit product solutions, services and concepts until 31 March 2018.

German Design Award 2018 – Jil Sander Receives Personality Prize
31/10/2017
Category: Members news

Jil Sander will receive the 2018 German Design Awards Personality Prize, in recognition of her iconic status in the fashion industry and her dedication to outstanding design.

designaustria celebrating its 90th anniversary
31/10/2017

This year, designaustria celebrates their 90th anniversary. For the past decades, designaustria has been operating as an interface between the European economy and the creative industries.

Successful DBA event ‘Design: driving transformation in business’
31/10/2017
Category: Members news

The Design Business Association recently held an event called ‘Design: driving transformation in business’. Over 100 agencies joined the debate, including design leads from The Hershey Company IBM iX, Heineken and PepsiCo.

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Shortlist for Design Effectiveness Awards (DBA) 2018 announced
31/10/2017
Category: Members news

The 2018 shortlist for the Design Business Association’s ‘Design Effectiveness Awards’ includes 54 entries from 15 countries. The awards celebrate the power of design to drive business success, and the winner will be announced on 22 February 2018.

BEDA signs the Montréal Design Declaration
24/10/2017
Category: BEDA updates

A joint Declaration – a position statement that will identify the unique role, capacities and value of design and design-related disciplines.

Policy Labs: What is the future of design for policy-making?
14/09/2017
Category: BEDA updates

BEDA presents the 2017 edition of its Insight Forum. Speakers and participants will explore the question "What is the future of design for policy-making and how can we enhance citizen?"

jumpthegap recognises the most innovative and sustainable projects for the bathroom of the future
17/10/2017
Category: Members news

The jumpthegap international design competition, organised by Roca and BCD, held the annual award ceremony on 17 October 2017, in Barcelona, Spain. Prizes were awarded in three categories: professional, student and Special Sustainability.