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Design CouncilThe UK Design Council investigate the supply of, and demand for, design skills, and the benefits for innovation and productivity in the UK.

www.effectivedesign.org.ukThe Design Business Association has announced the judges for the 2017 DBA Design Effectiveness Awards.

Launched in 1989, the awards celebrate design that has delivered significant competitive advantage, and demonstrate the power of design to positively impact on business, public services and people’s lives.

14 18Save the date! Barcelona Design Week – 2-12 June

The 11th edition of Barcelona Design Week (BDW), the annual event in the sphere of design, innovation and entrepreneurship organized by BCD Barcelona Centre de Disseny (Barcelona Design Center), will be held from 2 to 12 June. It offers new opportunities to meet local and international professionals, companies, entrepreneurs, organizations and the public, as well as to learn about and enjoy a wide range of topics and activities.

BEDA GA, GA+We report on the recent BEDA GA and GA+, which took place in Limassol, Cyprus, at the end of May.

10 19At Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture on 12th and 13th of May, learn how to leverage the innovation power of inclusive design – with a discount for BEDA members.

The theme of the conference is everyday technology, active ageing, ed-tech and innovation in private and public sector. Through inspirational lectures and workshops led by international experts on people-centred design, you learn how inclusive design methodology can be used as a strategy for sustainable innovation.

4 18The Innovation for All Programme at the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture

For almost ten years the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture have worked to raise the profile of Inclusive Design at national level; they share their knowledge at their forthcoming international Innovation for All conference in Oslo, 12-13 May.

17 19The most prestigious award of the design profession in Hungary, the Hungarian Design Award is open for entries.

Applications for the award can be submitted until 2 May.

Joseph Binder Award 2016

Published in Member News
30 April 2016

15B 18The Joseph Binder Award, which focuses on graphic design and illustration, has extended its deadline for entries until 30 April 2016.

»Everything is three-dimensional« is the motto of this year’s call for entries to the Joseph Binder Award. »What is your dimension?«, designaustria ask professional designers and design students from around the globe.

Design City Luxembourg Biennale

Published in Events
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.

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