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Design City Luxembourg Biennale

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27 April 2016

12 16With the theme ‘Design is Not Art’, the Design City Luxembourg team report on their plans for the 2016 Biennale

Since 2010, Design City Luxembourg Biennale, the result of a collaboration between Mudam and the city of Luxembourg, has become part of the Luxembourg landscape. Dedicated to the issue of design in public space and its integration into daily life, today Design City Luxembourg is a laboratory of ideas, a promotional tool and an experimentation platform through the participation of designers in the development of the city.

18 19HIPO are looking to find the best design management achievements – entries close on 25 April.

Guided by its spirit, the Design Management Award has been granted to organisations that have made outstanding achievements both at the national and international level, demonstrated some exemplary results and operational models through an efficient project- and organisation-based integration of design management since the foundation of the Hungarian Design Council in 2009.

9 19A new case study produced by Design for Europe demonstrates how making design part of Ireland's national innovation policy boosted exports and created thousands of new jobs.

7 19A new EU project by BEDA members promotes the use of design-thinking as a useful methodology for SMEs in the tourism sector.

6 19With migration at the centre of the news, Surgenia offer their thoughts on how design can be used to develop solutions. According to Eurostat’s latest report on migration –published in May 2015, Germany registered the largest number of immigrants in 2013, followed by United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain.

4 19Over 1,000 entries received for European Social Innovation Prize

The 2016 competition looks for innovations that help to build inclusive communities and realise migrants’ potential.

2 19Design platform What Design Can Do (WDCD), the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and IKEA Foundation join forces in a global design challenge aimed at improving the lives of refugees in urban areas.

3 19Christian Bason, CEO of the Danish Design Centre, examines the role businesses can play in creating inexpensive sustainable housing for refugees arriving in Europe.

5 19Red Dot report on an award-winning folding bed for use in disaster areas.

EU Pic 19BEDA 2016 GA+: BEDA commits to the EU migration challenge.

Migration is at the top of the EU agenda, with urgent focus on the successful reception and integration of refugees. BEDA explain how design has the potential to make a difference for all, from refugees to EU policymakers.

Contact BEDA  Koloniënstraat 56, 1000 Brussels (Belgium) t. (+32) 2 217 39 77  f. (+32) 2 217 99 72
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