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COD100: Sonja Schwaighofer’s Weblog

Sonja was granted a scholarship by the City of Graz to work and live 100 days in Dundee UNESCO City of Design. This is her WEBLOG which informs you about her experiences.

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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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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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Masters – Art of the Precious Metal Object

The exhibition MASTERS shows exceptional works and authentic practice from 11 masters of contemporary Australian goldsmithing, silversmithing and enamelling.

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The Helsinki 5G base station design contest

This design contest seeks unique and easily scalable model for base stations which are to be utilized in Helsinki City environment.

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Call for exhibitions Design Week Kortrijk 2019

Kortrijk UNESCO creative region invites international exhibitions and installations to submit a proposal to showcase at ‘Design Week Kortrijk’ 2019. Deadline: March 2019.

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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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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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Design Week Turkey 2018

Design Week Turkey, which is an essential platform to raise awareness of the power of design, to create a design culture and to emphasize on the potential of the contributions both to our economy and our civilization. In 2018 it takes place at Istanbul Haliç Congress Center between November 16 – 18.

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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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Avalon 2019 – the Australian International Aerospace and Defence Exposition

AVALON – the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition staged again at Avalon Airport, Geelong, Victoria.

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Singapore Design Week 2019

A premier design festival in Asia – Singapore’s 6th annual design week – Features both local and international design activities – Champions design thought leadership

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Melbourne Design Week – Geelong Program

In 2019, Geelong joins Melbourne Design Week with a curated series of regional events under the theme “Design Experiments“.

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Montréal International Design Show 2019

The Montreal International Design Show is a reference for all design lovers who wish to buy, or simply find inspiration! Architecture, decoration, works of art, luminaires, accessories, landscaping, furniture, stationery, local products.

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Designmonat Graz 2019

From 10 May until 09 June 2019, the UNESCO City of Design Graz will become a stage for creative and design enthusiasts from all around the world, putting the city into a state of exception in which design dominates everywhere. The festival has a dense and diverse programme embracing the various fields of design, including a great number of individual initiatives by

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C2 Montréal

C2 Montréal unites global trailblazers, business innovators, entrepreneurial icons, social game changers and a host of other engaging thought provocateurs at the top of their creative game.

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UCCN Annual Meeting 2019 at Fabriano

The next UCCN Annual Meeting will take place in Fabriano, Italy, on the theme of ‘The Ideal City’.

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PLAY Kortrijk

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

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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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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 Education Summit

The Design Education Summit targets educators as well as design professionals with the three objectives: 1. inspire & learn, 2. network and 3. co-develop.

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Vision Plus Conference in México City

The Vision Plus conference in México City will promote “Information Design as a tool for a better city”.

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Street Art Meets Public Transport in Kaunas

Do you know what Kaunas and San Francisco have in common? Trolleybuses and Street art, too.

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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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Towards an anccessible City – A Month of Reflections on Inclusion

This October Turin dedicates to the theme of accessibility, a concept broadened to reflects on how to overcome social, economic and cultural barriers.

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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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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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Subnetwork Meeting 2018 of the UNESCO Cities of Design

The next subnetwork meeting will take place in Dundee in October 2018; there’s an additional visit to Kortrijk’s Biennale Interieur.

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White Night Geelong 2018

… one-night-only festival of illumination, transformation and participation.

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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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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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