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Kaj Franck Design Prize 2016The industrial designer Prof. Juhani Salovaara is the recipient of this year’s award

Every year Design Forum Finland, the Finnish design promotion organization, awards its design prize named after the famous Finnish designer Kaj Franck. This year the recipient of the prize is industrial designer Professor Juhani Salovaara.

Insight1 22We report on the second BEDA Insight Forum, held this month in Brussels, which looked at design as a driver for policy innovation and social change.

BEDA held its second Insight Forum on November 10th in the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Miltiadis Kyrkos (S&D). The event aimed to highlight the value to the EU of design thinking and innovation in policy-making.

International Design Center (IDZ Berlin)IDZ are creating new connections between the Polish textile industry and Berlin fashion labels.

On November 3 and 4, the International Design Center (IDZ Berlin), will organize the B2B Networking Exchange for smaller- and medium-sized Berlin fashion labels and Polish clothing manufacturers.

PDRPDR invite you to join their next Greenhouse, an immersive design training programme for public and third sector service providers.

Design at Business Conference 2016Design at Business Conference 2016: HOW TO HUMANIZE THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION? 1-2 November, Berlin.

The German Design Council collaborate with SAP and Microsoft on this conference, which considers how the digital transformation be designed more humanely.

BEDA ClustersBEDA members: join us in Brussels to share your cluster experiences.

A joint event organized by the Cluster on Design for All and the Cluster on User Design will take place in Brussels in November. BEDA members are invited to join us!

BEDA Connects to EU Policy LabWe report on the inaugural ‘Lab Connections’ conference hosted by the European Commission this October

Policy Labs are multidisciplinary teams developing public services and policies using innovation methods to engage citizens in the development process. There over a hundred Policy Labs worldwide, and around 65 in Europe.

The New Belgians

Published in Exhibitions
14 October 2016

THE NEW BELGIANSFrom Milan to Brussels for Belgium is Design exhibitions.

The New Belgians consider the potential of materials and objects, whilst Belgian Matters showcase collaborations between designers and organsations.

Berlin Design Selection

Published in Exhibitions
14 October 2016

Berlin Design Selection 2016Berlin Design Selection 2016 at Biennale Interieur, 14-23 October, Kortrijk.

IDZ showcase ‘Berliner Zimmer’ style in the ‘Berlin Design Selection 2016’ at this year’s Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk.

Organized by the IDZ, this year’s ‘Berlin Design Selection’ will be celebrating its premiere at the Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk (Belgium) from 14th till 23rd of October. Biennale Interieur is a curated trade fair, presenting 300 international brands and 70 design presentations.

DESIGNED CLICHÉ. AUSTRIAN INDUSTRIAL DESIGNAustrian Product Design Plays with National Clichés in Taipei

Taipei is World Design Capital 2016. From 13 to 30 October 2016, a comprehensive programme of lectures and exhibitions took place in the Taiwanese capital. Austria presented itself with the exhibition DESIGNED CLICHÉ. AUSTRIAN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN, familiarizing visitors with first-rate product design from Austria.

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