The registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 is well under way: Designers and manufacturers from all over the globe still have until 9 February 2018 to register their products. These products can only be objects that are manufactured using an industrial production process.
On 12 January 2018 the Congress of Deputies (lower house of the Spanish Parliament), held a conference on the topic of “Spanish Design in the 21st Century: Challenges and Strategies” gathering more than 200 guests with the government to implement design policies in the context of a broad innovation strategy.
The Design4Innovation Policy Booklet is intended to support governments and stakeholders to develop Design Action Plans and to integrate design into innovation policy, based on the experience from other countries and regions that have mapped their Design Ecosystems.
True to this year’s motto "It’s Time to Think Outside the Box", the Artic Desgin Week seeks to inspire new ways of looking at design and business models by presenting innovative design talks, workshops and design exhibitions – including International Design Center Berlin’s travelling exhibition "Reconsider Design".
Since 2013, Berlin Showroom bi-annually presents the best of Berlin fashion to international buyers and the press, while providing a unique opportunity for groundbreaking and cutting-edge designers to promote themselves internationally.
Jil Sander, one of the most influential fashion designers of our time, is to receive the 2018 German Design Award’s Personality Prize. She will accept this prize at an Awards Ceremony in Frankfurt on 9 February 2018.
The Joseph Binder Award (JBA) is an international competition with a focus on graphic design and illustration, which was first launched in 1996 by designaustria, the interest organisation and knowledge centre for design in Austria.
New research finds design skills are vital to UK productivity but businesses face a growing skills gap
In the recently published first of its kind research ‘Designing a Future Economy: Developing design skills for productivity and innovation’, Design Council measured design skills against economic performance to understand their entire contribution to the UK economy.