Active by Design: improving the nation’s health step by step. 18 September, London
Physical inactivity costs the UK economy approximately £20 billion every year, but it is also costing the UK its physical wellbeing. The lack of physical activity leads to around 37,000 premature deaths a year in the UK, with the nation’s children likely to have lower life expectancy than us.
“Design to Business”, 3rd National Design business convention organized by Cité du design in Saint-Etienne and Paris, 12th September 2014
Since 2012 the Cité du design has organised a national business convention in Saint-Etienne, gathering designers and industrial and services buyers to create opportunities for business meetings and moments of privileged exchanges.
€ Design – Measuring Design Value - Final Conference, Thursday 26 June 2014 BOZAR, Brussels
The € Design project provides insights on measuring the value created by design. The aim of this project is to identify parameters of design as an economic factor for production and the relationships between those parameters, and to provide policy makers with reliable macro-economic data about the impacts of design efforts in terms of GDP growth, and thereby to create evidence for mainstreaming design as an economic factor of value creation.