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'ein&zwanzig' winners at MilanThis new competition, aimed at young lifestyle and interior designers from around the world, launched earlier this month during Salone del Mobile in Milan.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017The Red Dot jury has made its decision: Out of 5,500 entries, these are the best products of the year.

Call for designers - HOSTHINKING 201710 Designer per 100 Prodotti gives exhibitors the chance to develop their projects "live" at HOSTMilano 2017 this October.

DESIGN WEEK LITHUANIALithuania’s biggest design event takes ‘senses’ as its theme

DESIGN WEEK LITHUANIA takes place in six Lithuanian cities – the capital Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Telšiai, Anykščiai – and is the biggest design event in the country. This year the festival will be held for the 12th time during the first week of May 2017.

"Creative squirrel" Sara Lisa Vogl & futurist Brett Leonard for VR Creators' LabVirtual Reality is the most innovative medium these days. Storytelling is undergoing an evolutionary process, spatial narration requires old wisdoms and new skills, the relationship between narrator and audience has to be redefined.

A brand new tramway for the Biennale Internationale Design Saint Etienne 2017Cité du design and Metropolis of Saint-Etienne have launched a competition to design a new tramway for the city. and Volkswagen Group and Volkswagen Group Design come together to offer a new public service for cities of the future.

Mikko KoivistoOrnamo Award 2017 is won by Mikko Koivisto, whose agency Hellon are improving the Helsinki rapid tram service.

New Nordic design and public transportSVID update on how innovative design is being used in the Nordic countries to improve and popularise use of public transport.

Update: European Design Report April 2017There’s still time to contribute to the European Design Report – but hurry! Deadline 30th April.

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