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Singapore Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia

“No More Free Space?” has opened to the public at the 16th International Architectural Exhibition

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IFLA World Congress

A congress co-organised by the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) and Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA).

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Fifteen Seconds going global – Driving positive change

Europe’s leading interdisciplinary business festival is coming to the States. Join 2,000 visionaries in Detroit at Cobo Center.

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PLAY Kortrijk

PLAY is a headstrong city festival from 23 June to 11 November 2018, that will take over the centre of Kortrijk with contemporary works of art.

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Global Design Award

In 2017, the first edition of the Shenzhen Design Week (SZDW) inaugurated the Shenzhen Global Design Award (SDA) with a total prize of US$1 million. After the global collection in nearly a year, a total of 1,014 works from 12 countries and regions have participated in the selection. Among all of the entries from China, Shenzhen contestants lead the way with 305 entries which impressed the jury with the city’s capacity for innovation and development in design.

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Fashion & Design Festival

The Fashion & Design Festival celebrates creativity and culture through a major outdoor event in the heart of Montréal’s Quartier des spectacles.

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Detroit Month of Design

Detroit Month of Design is a citywide celebration of creativity that gathers designers and the greater community to celebrate Detroit’s role as a national and global design capital.

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Helsinki Design Week 2018

Helsinki Design Week is a multidisciplinary design festival that presents design from a number of fields as well as fashion, architecture and urban culture.

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Habitare 2018 

Habitare, Finland’s largest interior decoration and design event, will be held from 12 to 16 September 2018. Habitare 2017 was a huge success and attracted 56, 000 visitors and more than 400 companies. The Habitare 2018 theme of Roots will bring out and highlight the authenticity and personality of things.   Read more about Habitate here.

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Opening V&A Dundee

The V&A Museum of Design Dundee is going to be the first design dedicated museum in Scotland. The galleries will display designs from Scotland’s past, present and future.

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Sukkah x Detroit

Sukkah x Detroit celebrates the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot in Detroit’s Capitol Park through design, agriculture, and Jewish programming. Detroit, home to 1300 urban farms, is the only UNESCO City of Design in the United States. Sukkah x Detroit honors both.

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European Creative Industries Summit

In 2018, the European Creative Industries Summit will be held in Vienna on October 4 and discuss the topic BEYOND: Cross-Innovation as driver for Growth in the European Digital Single Market. The summit welcomes experienced experts and decision makers for the creative industries, among them Eberhard Schrempf from Graz.

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World Usability Congress 2018

Is the fifth time that the World Usability Congress takes place in Graz focussing on the relevance of usability in numerous fields. Topics such as Usability, User Experience & Customer Experience Management will be discussed.

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Biennale Interieur 2018

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Biennale Interieur and its 26th edition. INTERIEUR 2018 will be the place to be in terms of innovation and creativity. It is also increasingly aimed at a professional audience.

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Design Fusion

Design Fusion is the international summit on meaningful design at the INTERIEUR 2018 Biennale in Kortrijk. On Thursday October 18th, designers and entrepreneurs will be brought together for a program of master classes, pitches and workshops, followed by a conference with international top speakers. Design Fusion is an initiative of TRIPOD-II, a cross-border interregional project for Hauts-de-France, Wallonia and Flanders.

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Maker Faire Bilbao

Maker Faire is a renowned fair for creators and inventors around the world, a showcase for inventions, creativity and ingenuity for all, along with celebrating the Maker movement.

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AzPlay Bilbao

Azkuna Zentroa will host in November 2018 the ninth edition of AzPlay, the International Festival of Independent Games, to present and promote independent video game productions whose differential values are originality, innovation, and the values related to Azkuna Zentroa.

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NEXT Festival

NEXT is an annual international art festival in the Eurometropole Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai and in Valenciennes.

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CALL: Youth Summer Camp

100 First Times is an international youth summer camp, a co-creative platform for younger generations in 2018, year of the 100th anniversary of the restoration of Lithuania as an independent state, organised by Kaunas 2022 | European Capital of Culture.

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Artshop Bilbao

The City Council of Bilbao, through the public entity Bilbao Ekintza, and in collaboration with the University of the Basque Country (UPV / EHU) and the Bilbao Arte Foundation will held the the 8th edition of ARTESHOP BILBAO in June 2018.

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Call: URBANBAT FESTIVAL 2018

Theme and context: INSTANT CITIES Under the concept of INSTANT CITIES we aim to look at developing technologies so that, in a short period of time, cities can receive a large number of people who come drawn by the celebration of events associated with leisure and culture. Technologies which allow us to alter the use of equipment, produce mass occupations

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WO18 – We Are The Next Generaton

For the past 14 years the event ‘Week van het Ontwerpen’ has become the main platform for inspiration and exchange of ideas between Belgian design courses and the industry, focusing on themes such as creativity and design.

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Prototyping 2018

The PROTOTYPING trade fair is designed for everyone in the field of product development. The focus is on the whole design process, from the original idea through to setting up a business model and actual production in a pilot run or small series.

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100 Days in a UNESCO City of Design

Graz-based creative people of all design fields get the opportunity to work in a company in a UNESCO City of Design and thus widen their horizon.

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Shaping Human Cities

Urban experiments from eleven European cities conceptualized and realized by designers, initiatives, activists, students and residents are open for discussion. In an interactive exhibition the possibilities and challenges of getting involved are to be discovered.

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Invitation to SDAY2017 Exhibition in Katowice Poland

In association and cooperation with the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, SDAY is organized and managed by Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Association. It is the first project within UCCN that aims to reward young and talented designers for their contribution to the development of cities around the world. SDAY has been successfully held for three editions since its launch in

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Bilbao International Art & Fashion

Bilbao International Art & Fashion – BIAAF is a platform devoted to the launch of young promising fashion designers from all over the world provided they are talented, innovative and radically creative.

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springfestival – Electronic Art & Music

Once again, springfestival Graz will turn the entire city into a buzzing centre for electronic art and music.

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General Principles for Calls

At the Annual Meeting in Poland the majority of all UNESCO Cities of Design representatives agreed on sharing regulations for endorsing calls for participation.

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Call: Space for Design

Space for design is the international design contest challenging architects, designers and university students from the Schools of Design and Architecture to come up with concepts for accessibility across the board, both in its tangible and intangible dimensions. The aim is to enhance the use of urban spaces in the historic centres of the Turin metropolitan area.

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Fifteen Second Festival 2018

100 international speakers from the fields of marketing, advertising, media, technology, digital, HR, and leadership, 12.000m² of expo area featuring product launches and DACH premieres: Discover stories worth telling.

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Selected 2018

SELECTED is an exhibition of contemporary furniture and product design. Every year, this international exhibition presents products from renowned and established designers as well as from newcomers working in the field of interior design.

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Designmonat Graz 2018

The annual Design Festival of Graz celebrates local and international design with a programme filling a whole month. From 4th May to 6th June, Designmonat Graz 2018, which is coordinated and organised by Creative Industries Styria (CIS), is celebrating its 10th anniversary!

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