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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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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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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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Upcoming

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Vision Plus Conference in México City

Information Design as a tool for a better city: Since México City has been announced World Design Capital in 2018, the Vision Plus conference will promote “Information Design as a tool for a better city”.

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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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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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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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Subnetwork Meeting 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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Sukkah x Detroit

Sukkah x Detroit celebrates the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot in Detroit’s Capitol Park through design, agriculture, and Jewish programming. Detroit, home to 1300 urban farms, is the only UNESCO City of Design in the United States. Sukkah x Detroit honors both.

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Call for Concept and Living Lab VIA SACCHI

The arcades design, design for the arcades | Via Sacchi in Torino, an experience of urban regeneration.

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Fifteen Seconds Unlimited: Unleash your creativity

Europe’s leading interdisciplinary business festival is coming to the States. Join 2,000 visionaries in Detroit at Cobo Center.

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Call for Street Art in Collegno

The city of Collegno focuses on strategic planning and recalling its metropolitan function and now announced a call for urban redevelopment and the safety of suburbs.

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Final event of Human Cities project in Tallinn

After 4 years of Human Cities, all partners gathered in Tallinn, Estonia, for a final event organised during the Design Festival Disainiöö.

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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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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.

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Habitare 2018 

Habitare – the largest furniture, design and interior decoration event in Finland

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Study: How design transforms cities and its people

Understanding the design community transformation, challenges and opportunities following the nomination of Dundee and Graz as an UNESCO Cities of Design!

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Global Design Award

In 2017 the Shenzhen Design Week inaugurated the Shenzhen Global Design Award. Over 1,000 projects from 12 countries and regions were submitted. Now it’s your turn!

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Fashion & Design Festival

The Fashion & Design Festival celebrates creativity and culture through a major outdoor event in the heart of Montréal’s Quartier des spectacles.

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