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100 days in a City of Design

In the course of this programme, Graz-based creative people of all design fields get the opportunity to work in a company in a UNESCO City of Design, make contacts, gather experiences, intensify linking within the creative community and widen their horizon. The City of Graz, the Dept. of Economic and Tourism Development and Creative Industries Styria jointly developed the networking

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9 new Cities of Design!

On 31st of October 2017, 64 cities from 44 countries have been designated as UNESCO Creative Cities by Director-General, Irina Bokova. Among them are 9 Cities of Design.

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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. It will include objects from all over Scotland and display them in one place.

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Bilbao D Week 2018

Bilbao Bizkaia Design Week is an event focused on the promotion of creative industries, (architecture, crafts, audiovisual, communication, digital contents, design, interior design, fashion and video games).

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Selected – International Design Inspiration

The aim of the festival is to provide an atmosphere in which attenders will be able to meet the latest tendencies in design and visual arts.

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Fig Festival

The seventh edition of the FIG festival will take place in Bilbao. The aim of this International print & art work´s on paper festival is to connect over 50 national and international galleries who are involved with graphic, contemporary, and all time art.

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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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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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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 (UX) & Customer Experience Management (CX) will be discussed in detail. The Agenda for 2018 will be out in February.

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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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UNESCO Annual Meeting in Krakow-Katowice

The Annual Meeting is held once a year (except in case of force majeure) by one of the Creative Cities. All member cities of the Network are advised to take part in these meetings.

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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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9 new Cities of Design!

On 31st of October 2017, 64 cities from 44 countries have been designated as UNESCO Creative Cities by Director-General, Irina Bokova. Among them are 9 Cities of Design.

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Mezcal Glass Design Competition

Mezcal is along with Tequila the most famous beverage in Mexico. In the Puebla Tlaxcala Valley remains of the production of this beverage from 400 B.C. were found, making it one of the oldest distilled beverages in the world. Tequila has its glass, mezcal from Puebla needs one.

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Finalists revealed: M. K. Ciurlionis Concert Centre in Kaunas

Kaunas City Municipality and competition organisers Malcolm Reading Consultants announced the 3 finalists in the open anonymous design contest for the new circa €30m M.K. Ciurlionis Concert Centre.

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European Youth Award Festival

Europe’s social digital rock stars and changemakers meet at this unique yearly networking event. The festival is opened to the public and is designed to foster networking and peer to peer knowledge-exchange as well as to boost your skills and creativity.

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Up Close. IS ARTI| Contemporary Music Festival

The contemporary music festival was born in 1997 out of the desire to promote the work of Kaunas-based composers and encourage relationships between Lithuanian musicians from different regions and grew into a solid annual showcase of modern music.

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World Design Summit

A historic gathering of 50 international organizations, all with a common objective: developing an international action plan for harnessing the power of design to address pressing global challenges.

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Les entretiens Jacques Cartier

The 29th edition of the annual conference brings together researchers and leaders from Quebec and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

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Torino Design of the City 2017

Torino City Of Design 2017, a week of meetings, workshops, exhibitions, events and tours, will be held from 10th to 16th October during the World Design Organization general assembly.

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Detroit Design Festival

This year’s citywide five-day celebration of design and creativity focuses on the theme “Design is Everywhere” and gives plenty of opportunities to participate.

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