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Call for Concept and Living Lab VIA SACCHI

The arcades design, design for the arcades | Via Sacchi in Torino, an experience of urban regeneration.

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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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Istanbul Design Biennial

Titled A School of Schools, the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial will stretch both the space and time of the traditional design event, manifesting as a flexible year-long programme within which to respond to global acceleration, generating alternative methodologies, outputs and forms of design and education.

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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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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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International Call for Street Art

COLLEGNO SI-CURA INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR STREET ART  PROMOTING BODY City of Collegno ORGANISING BODY City of Collegno in collaboration with Fondazione Contrada Torino Onlus PREMISE The administration of Collegno approved in September 2014 its mandate program “Collegno Impegno Comune 2014-2019”; in particular, it focused on strategic planning, recalling its metropolitan function and the will to promote forms of active

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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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World’s Greatest Internship

2 interns – for 6 months – at 6 agencies – in 6 cities around the world. The full gamut of creative services. The software agency PARKSIDE in Graz is part of it.

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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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Torino Design of The City

The City of Torino, with Torino Design of the City initiative during the European Year of Culture Heritage, will work on the thematic axis of accessibility, referred to facilities, services and cultural activities. This is an opportunity for dialogue and comparison among experts, institutions, associations and networks to deine guidance and strategies, to facilitate discussion and to involve the subjects

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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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Call for mission projects for professionals listed in the Montréal designers directory

Montréal launched a call for mission projects for professionals listed in the Montréal designers directory; professionals are invited to propose a mission program.

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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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Degree Program Design Management 2018/19

The Degree Program Design Management in Graz focuses on operational, functional and strategic design; the first class graduated in July 2018; the next class starts in October 2018.

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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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Contemporary Istanbul 2018

As one of the most energetic cities in the world Istanbul continually gets to be an attraction center, along with becoming one of the biggest center for contemporary art. It will take place between September 20 – 23, at Istanbul Congress Center and Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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Design TomTom on the street

Design Tomtom On The Street activity is that brings designers together in Istanbul and aimed to be organized twice a year to inspire the design world. 

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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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