News from around Europe
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.
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.
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.
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.
CLICKNL staCLICKNL started the project CIRCO ("Creating business through circular design") in the Netherlands in early 2015.
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?"
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.