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49 new cities join UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) released the results of the 2021 Call for Applications. Subsequent to the evaluation process, the Director General of UNESCO…

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World Usability Congress – Call for Speakers

If you are ready to share in-depth project insights and explain your problem-solving journey from real-world UX challenges, or even your future visions for UX, then you might…

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RE:SOLVE Challenge

The RE:SOLVE Challenge is a unique combination of learning programme, incubator, and grant fund, which calls on South African entrepreneurs to help unlock new, or…

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#cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL 2021

The annual #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL is a public event hosted in Cape Town that gathers together a diverse range of people, who may not often or easily…

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8th Bilbao International Art & Fashion Design Competition

Our International Fashion Design Contest is targeted at emerging designers from all over the world aged 18 to 35 and counts with the support and…

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Behind Commissioning and Curating International Exhibitions

In Dialogue: Commissioning & Curating International Exhibitions is a hybrid participatory dialogue led in collaboration by the teams behind the Singapore and the British Pavilions…

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UNESCO Cities of Design Subnetwork Meeting

Geelong, Australia’s only City of Design, will host the annual UNESCO Cities of Design Subnetwork meeting from 12-14 October 2021. This compelling 3-day program explores…

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Human City Design Award 2021

In 2018, Seoul City declared itself the “Human City Design Seoul.” The Human City Design Seoul Declaration pursues the common goal of a sustainable urban…

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Open Call: 2021 International Street Design Challenge

After lots of planning, Curitiba, Wuhan and Querétaro are proud to announce that the registration for the 2021 International Street Design Challenge is now open!…

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Cape Skills and Employment Accelerator Project

The Cape Skills and Employment Accelerator Project is a two-year project which is focused on the Cape Town design sector with the goal of creating…

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NEXT21 Trade Exhibition

The annual NEXT21Trade Exhibition is an export development initiative of the Craft and Design Institute (CDI). It is a showcase that reveals the latest furniture,…

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Hasso Plattner School of Design Green Building

Construction of Africa’s first school dedicated to design thinking located at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) middle campus has been underway, with plans for…

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BOOK : Designing Sustainable Cities // Manageable Approaches to Make Urban Spaces Better

Edited by: Sigrid Bürstmayr and Karl Stocker With contributions of: Paul Draus, Breathe Earth Collective, Burcin Cem Arabacıoğlu, Ayşen Ciravoğlu, Ciğdem Polatoğlu, Paulina Cornejo Moreno Valle and…

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Crisis Response Case Studies

Help the UNESCO Design Cities Network to create a database of new projects happening in your cities in response to COVID-19 that support design innovation…

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Bandung Design Biennale 2021

“Excavate: Mapping The Commons Across The Spectrum” The first Bandung Design Biennale (BDB) was held in 2017, by a group of design professionals, scholars and…

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Call for entries: Geelong Design Week 2022

Geelong Design Week will return in March 2022 with the theme Taur which means ‘belonging’ in the Indigenous language of the Wadawurrung people, Traditional Owners…

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Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne

Driven by the city of Saint-Étienne, the only UNESCO Creative City of Design in France, and by Saint-Etienne Metropolitan Government, the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne,…

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Design Research Conference 2022

We have recently lived through extraordinary times where design in many forms has been necessary to counter the enormous problems we have faced and continue…

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PLEASE, HAVE A SEAT

PLEASE, HAVE A SEAT is a new concept by the Biennale Interieur. A new, live platform for brands, designers and public, putting the act of seating…

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Wuhan Design Day 2021 & The Sixth Wuhan Design Biennale

This year, Wuhan City of Design will host the Wuhan Design Day 2021 & The Sixth Wuhan Design Biennale from 1 November to 12 November…

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Fourth Wuhan Creative Cities Roundtable Conference

As part of the activities for the Wuhan Design Day 2021 & Sixth Wuhan Design Biennale (01-12 November 2021), the Wuhan Creative Cities Roundtable Conference will celebrate its fourth…

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TORINO DESIGN OF THE CITY 2021

The Torino Design Weeks will be back from mid-September to the end of October with a calendar full of events, currently being defined. The project…

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ICON-ARCCADE (International Conference on Art, Craft, Culture and Design) 2021

“Fostering Creative Economy for Sustainable Development” ICON-ARCCADE was initiated at the Faculty of Art & Design ITB (the oldest higher education institution for art &…

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Detroit Month of Design 2021

Today, Detroit designers are focusing on the future, creating solutions to complex problems, and accelerating our transition into a better world. 2020 changed how we…

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Humanizing Technology Through Design

HUMANIZING TECHNOLOGY Circolo del Design – Turin, with the aim of feeding and promoting the design culture through projects with territorial impact, and cultural and…

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Design Month Graz 2021

Design Month Graz gives insights into various creative disciplines and points of contact to the most diverse designers. Events such as exhibitions, workshops or lectures…

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Eyes On the Netherlands

Graphic Days® presents Eyes On the Netherlands: Torino (IT) hosts a selection of the best Dutch and European visual design projects. From May 14th to…

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Online Events – Eyes On the Netherlands – Edwin Jakobs, RNDR

Online Event – Edwin Jakobs, RNDR Thursday, May 27 2021, 5.00 – 5.45 P.M. Edwin Jakobs, one of the founding partners of a studio for…

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Online Events – Eyes On the Netherlands-moderated by Nikki Gonnissen with Thomas Widdershoven, Pepijn Zurburg and Yuri Veerman

Online Event moderated by Nikki Gonnissen with Thomas Widdershoven, Pepijn Zurburg and Yuri Veerman Wednesday, May 26 2021, 5.00 – 5.45 P.M.  How can a…

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2021 TUMI Global Conference

The 2021 TUMI Global Conference focused on “Solutions in urban mobility leading to a Green Recovery from the COVID pandemic”. The conference sought to host…

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– Online Vernissage – The Architecture of Relationships

The DesignSingapore Council and Urban Redevelopment Authority are co-commissioning the Singapore presentation at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale which will run…

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Online Events – Eyes On the Netherlands- Studio Dumbar

Online Event – Studio Dumbar Thursday, May 20 2021, 5.00 – 5.45 P.M.  Liza Enebeis, the Creative Director of Studio Dumbar will introduce this Online…

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GLOBAL INNOVATION SUMMIT

The Global Innovation Summit with its focus on Green Transition, Digital Transformation and Post COVID developments provides an international meeting place for businesses, innovators, researchers…

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