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Home Sweet Home

Published in Design Weeks
25 September 2015

10 16Budapest Design Week 2015: Home Sweet Home

Organised for the 12th time this year, Budapest Design Week takes place between 25th September and 4th October with programmes ranging from exhibitions through workshops and presentations to design tours.

UX Design Awards 2015

Published in Member News
24 September 2015

17 16UX Design Awards 2015 | Vote for Public Choice Award

The modular interface Palette from Canada has won this year's UX Design Award Gold. Nine further user-oriented product solutions also won UX Design Awards.

The competition is run annually by the International Design Center Berlin (IDZ), honouring outstanding design and user orientation in products, digital solutions and services. The winning solutions range from a flight management software that calculates the convenience or stress levels for different routes, to a digital health coach and a flexible light interface.

Now you can decide the winner of this year's public choice award. Vote for your favourite online until October 31, visit:

Austrian National Design Prize 2015

Published in Member News
23 September 2015

12 17Austrian National Design Prize 2015: winners announced!

What do pendant lights, milling cutters and a hotel have in common? designaustria report on the results of the biennial Austrian National Design Prize, which raises the profile of design to industry and the public.

2 16New BEDA Position paper: Design and the Circular Economy
The European Union have revised the Circular Economy package; through this latest Position paper and related actions, BEDA can strengthen its position as the design authority at European Commission level.

Tallinn Design Festival DESIGN NIGHT

Published in Events
17 September 2015

13 15Tallinn Design Festival DESIGN NIGHT: Design Future. Future Design.

The 10th Tallinn Design Festival, happening September 17th — 20th 2015, introduces the ideas behind future design and meditates upon the changes which cause shifts in the field of design.

Update on Eco-Design

Published in Policy & EU Matters
17 September 2015

1 16Update on Eco-Design, the European Commission and BEDA’s position

BEDA has been encouraging member involvement in European Commission consultations as it develops a Circular Economy strategy–we summarise key actions and developments from the last few months.

New York Fashion Week

Published in Events
17 September 2015

16 16Berlin Showroom at New York Fashion Week

Between September 17 and 19, Berlin Showroom presented ten selected fashion labels from Berlin at New York Fashion Week: the new S/S 16 collections of Antonia Goy, Boessert/Schorn, CRUBA, Esther Perbandt, Evyï, KXN Project, Hermione Flynn, Philomena Zanetti, Umasan und Vladimir Karaleev. Berlin Showroom bi-annually presents the best of German fashion to international buyers and press, providing a unique opportunity for groundbreaking and cutting-edge designers to promote themselves globally.

Lookbook and all details at:

Design for Europe update

Published in Member News
14 September 2015

6 16Halfway through their three year project, Design for Europe review their progress, their successes, and their plans for the future.

Eighteen months since Design for Europe was funded, a number of things have changed… President Jean-Claude Juncker and his team have assumed their roles in the European Commission, Denmark and Finland now have new right-wing governments, Britain’s newly-elected Conservative government has announced budget cuts in the public sector, Greece is bracing itself for another round of austerity measures…

9 16Design Council report on their new, improved approach to measuring the impact of design on the UK economy.

Design Council commissioned UK-based economic research consultancy Trends Business Research Ltd (TBR) to measure the impact of design on the UK economy.

13 16RECIPROCITY design liege 2015 / A focus on circular economy best practices

Architecture is now part of the Design Liege Reciprocity event, in the form of a project by Brussels-based design and research collective Rotor that recycles buildings.

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