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d.confestival hosted by the Hasso Plattner d-school Afrika and the Global Design Thinking Alliance.

Centered on the subject of Design Thinking the d.confestival is a unique conference-meets-festival hybrid event that brings together like-minded innovators, change-makers and thought leaders. The…

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Cape Skills and Employment Accelerator

The Cape Skills and Employment Accelerator is a project focused on creating employment opportunities for youth and women in the clothing and textile industry in…

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Creative Exchange Cape Town 2022

The Creative Exchange is a series of monthly events, hosted annualy in Cape Town, to share knowledge and create the space to form a broader…

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Design Innovation Seed Fund

The Design Innovation Seed Fund (DISF) funds designers, inventors, entrepreneurs and product developers with pre-revenue innovative technologies and tech-enabled ideas and products. These individuals/ businesses…

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Beyond 2050: Reimagining Design Education in Singapore

The report marks the completion of the first two-year term of the Design Education Advisory Committee (DEAC). The DEAC was launched by the DesignSingapore Council…

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WONDER – Kortrijk Creativity Festival

From 20 October to 6 November, the third edition of the free creative city festival WONDER will take place in the centre of Kortrijk. The…

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Graphic Days® 2022, Grow younger

The seventh edition of Graphic Days®, the international visual design festival promoted in Torino since 2016 by the Print Club Turin association and the Quattrolinee…

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Utopian Hours 2022 // A World of 8 Billion Cities

From 14 to 16 October in Turin the 6th edition of the international festival of cities.The A World of 8 Billion Cities theme culminates the…

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Singapore Design Week

Singapore Design Week (SDW) returns to the UNESCO Creative City of Design this September after a two-year hiatus, with a new vision that demonstrates Singapore’s…

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Former Power Station Becomes Stylish AI Art Center

A station once supplying steam to over 30 nearby factories on Shanghai’s outskirts has been converted into a leading digital art center to focus on…

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New Couture Week to Make Shanghai Leading Fashion Hub

Shanghai’s annual new couture week was launched at the Bund on Nov 12nd. The 10th Shanghai New Couture Week (SNCW) began at the Bund Finance…

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Design Miami/ Podium x Shanghai Opens

Design Miami/ announced the first edition of Design Miami/ Podium in Shanghai on November 4-14, 2021. Presented in partnership with Made in House and co-hosted…

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Design for Adaptation, a 2022 Cumulus conference

This November 2-4, College for Creative Studies in Detroit will be hosting Design for Adaptation, a 2022 Cumulus conference in partnership with Cumulus, the leading global association of art and design…

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THE MONTREAL DESIGN DECLARATION

On 24 October 2017, representatives of the international community of designers, architects, planners and landscape architects signed the Montreal Design Declaration. The Declaration proclaims the…

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Beyond Urban

UNESCO Cities Platform (UCP) and Indonesia Creative Cities Network (ICCN) are hosting Beyond Urban, an event that will present the main substances of Urban Solutions…

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AUDRA – Contemporary City Festival

A storm is coming. One of the most important festivals of Kaunas 2022 programme. Over just a few days, you’ll see the entire future of…

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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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Austrian Design Talks at Schloss Hollenegg

Design as a success factor: why good design is more than innovation and aesthetics. The Austrian Design Talks at Schloss Hollenegg for Design on 28…

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International Forum : Saint-Etienne invites UNESCO Creative Cities

This Forum aims to highlight the creativity of cities to answer the following questions in concrete terms: How are cities experimenting with other ways, collective, sober…

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Design Month Graz 2022

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 invite…

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Design Month Graz // ZweckZwei – Shift Circular Design

From residual material to raw material. As part of the ZweckZwei-DesignCamp in spring 2022, eleven designers worked on giving industrial residual materials a second life…

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Design Month Graz // Design Everyday

The exhibition DESIGN EVERYDAY shows outstandingly designed everyday objects from the Austrian design scene.   Initiated and curated by Vandasye As a creative service, product…

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New European Bauhaus Festival

BEDA meets New European Bauhaus: The first New European Bauhaus festival will be a hybrid event organized from 9 – 12 June  by the European Commission…

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Design Month Graz // The Chairman

In the exhibition “The Chairman” at the designforum Steiermark, the designer and architect Martin Mostböck shows how he approaches the challenge of an armchair design,…

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BEDA Forum 2022

Latest insights on the position and ambitions of design in European policies. BEDA is part of several actions and working groups to support policies of the European Commission,…

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New European Bauhaus: a platform for connecting research, education and networks

A half-day event organized by the Cité du design in partnership with the ANdÉA – National Association of Art Schools – to demonstrate that the…

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Design Month Graz // Around Autofiction

The exhibition shows a snapshot of the activities and initiatives of UNESCO Cities of Design around the future topic of mobility. Detroit, Geelong, Graz, Kortrijk,…

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Grand Opening

From May 7 to June 12, 2022, the UNESCO City of Design Graz is once again hosting the Design Month Graz. This annual design festival…

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Human Cities‐SMOTIES

Human Cities‐SMOTIES : creative works with small and remote places is a four-year European project (2020 – 2024) supported by the European Commission under the…

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