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Giancarlo Iliprandi BEDAItalian visual communication designer Giancarlo Iliprandi, who formalised BEDA as an organisation, has died in September.

Giancarlo Iliprandi, BEDA Chairman in 1988-89 and the man behind the move to make BEDA into an organisation and not just an annual talking shop, died on Thursday 15 September, at the age of 91.

D+DesignThis major new design competition seeks innovative solutions to address the growing problem of urban poverty.

Design Stats

Published in Centres of Competence
30 September 2016

European Design ReportDesign Stats – contribute to the European Design Report survey.

Design Austria ask for your help with their survey as they report on preparations for the latest European Design Report.

14 19This year’s event will showcase the human side of design, focusing on the relationship between people, objects and built environment under the slogan Design Anatomy.

Connecting The Dots

Published in Exhibitions
22 September 2016

Connecting The DotsEnlightened Design: Dutch designers' exhibition at LDF 2016, 22-25 September.

Connecting The Dots presents the extraordinary work of Dutch top designers in a unique location: an eighteenth-century Georgian merchant’s house. The building (at 4 Princelet Street in Spitalfields) regularly serves as a location for film and photo shoots and is only 100 metres from the popular London Design Fair exhibition location including Tent/Super Brands.

GRAND CREATIVE PARK OF THE CITY OF KRAGUJEVACBDW explain the use of design thinking and participatory urbanism in creating new recreation opportunities in Kragujevac.

The "GRAND CREATIVE PARK OF THE CITY OF KRAGUJEVAC" initiative is BDW’s contribution to the project HUMAN CITIES/ Challenging the City Scale 2014-2018, co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, as part of the “100 Creative Playgrounds for the Children of Serbia” campaign.

UX Design Awards

Published in Member News
21 September 2016 announce the launch of voting for the best user-friendly design.

Special issue of DUDE

Published in Member News
21 September 2016 special edition of DUDE/Dutch Designers Magazine, featuring Joost Grootens, will be presented at the fair.

This year the Netherlands and Flanders will appear as Guests of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2016. On this occasion a special international edition of DUDE / Dutch Designers Magazine will be presented at the fair. This thematic issue focuses on Dutch graphic and book design, and will feature internationally renowned designer Joost Grootens as guest editor.


Published in Member News
21 September 2016

iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDERaise your organisation’s profile amongst 1.5 million design users from around the world with the iF guide.

The iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE is the new platform for the entire design world. Its aim is to promote excellence in design among the community and in wider society as well.

Laura VäinöläDesign Forum Finland report on creativity and an open mind in the winner of the 2016 Young Designer of the Year.

Design Forum Finland recently awarded its yearly distinction, the Young Designer of the Year prize of 2016, to designer, Creative Director Laura Väinölä.

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