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Shanghai Announced Blueprint of City of Design

Shanghai World-class “City of Design” Development Promotion Conference was held at the Friendship Hall on February 17, with a city design industry blueprint released. Shanghai aims…

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Free Online Performances to Enrich Resident Life During Lockdown

Shanghai Grand Theater’s online brand Zero Stop will present programs for free to enrich residents’ life as Shanghai endures a phased lockdown.The programs include ballet,…

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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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“City Badge of Han River” series of manhole covers are designed to tell a good story of Wuhan

“City badge of Han River” series manhole covers are co-designed by Wuhan Water Group with teachers and students from Wuhan University, and produced by Hanshui…

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Design Month Graz // Design in the City

Design in the City is a format in Design Month Graz that offers people the opportunity to experience design aside from exhibitions and workshops. Companies…

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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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Design Month Graz // Design-Clinic

First aid for design emergencies. The newly opened design clinic treats aesthetic and functional problem areas. “Specialists” from all design domains invite to the practice…

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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 // 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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Call For Submissions // Cumulus Conference 2022: Design for Adaptation

We are excited to invite submissions for academic and professional papers, and digital posters for the Cumulus 2022 Conference “Design for Adaption” in Detroit, USA,…

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Colors for Ukraine: Kaunas Printers and Designers Raising Funds to Help Neighbours

It was the evening of February 24, 2022, the same day Russia started invading Ukraine. The editors of Kaunas-based culture magazine noticed their friends, founders…

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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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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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The Call for the Design Plans of “Pocket Parks” in Wuhan Uses Creativity to Build on Its Urban Green Life

Some of the fragmented pieces of land in Wuhan have been transformed into beautiful parks for local citizens to exercise and relax. These parks are…

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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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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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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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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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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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Connecti:City – side event of Urban 20 (U20) Indonesia G20 Presidency

Connecti:City is an international conference on creative economy hosted by the West Java Province. This year, Connecti:City is held as the side event of Urban…

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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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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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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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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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