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Detroit Month of Design

This September marks the tenth anniversary of Detroit Month of Design, a milestone for the city of Detroit. We inviting the Creative Cities Network to…

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OPEN CALL: Second International Youth Summer Camp in Kaunas

Take part in creating a Youth Season 99 ways to shake the city!   What’s 99 WAYS? Kaunas, the second city in Lithuania, is titled…

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Call for Posters: All Against nCoV

As the nCoV struck the globe, the city of Shenzhen is inviting designers worldwide to create posters that convey global solidarity and support to each…

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Eriko Esaka gives us an insight into the creative culture. An interview by Nina Prehofer

How would you describe Nagoya’s creative scene? First and foremost, as a design city we have three goals: supporting the next generations respecting the environment…

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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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KOBE, Japan: Interview Kenji Kondo // UNESCO City of Design. An interview by Nina Prehofer

The Japanese city of Kobe is part of the international UNESCO Creative Cities Network – and rightly so! Kenji Kondo give us an insight into the creative…

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Wuhan’s Call to fight the COVID-19 pandemic

Famous for its 3,500 years of cultural history, Wuhan (China) joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) in 2017 as a Creative City of Design.…

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Call for Entries: 2020 HUMAN CITY DESIGN AWARD

Seoul City declared itself the “Human City Design Seoul” in 2018 during the international conference « Design Cloud » which gathered  european partners from the EU project…

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APPLY NOW: INTERIEUR 2020 DESIGN AWARDS

Following a two-yearly tradition, the Biennale INTERIEUR 2020 (Kortrijk, Belgium) is launching its Interieur Design Awards.This competition gives young designers and architects the chance to…

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Open Call for the OSTRALE Biennale O21

Centre for Contemporary Art “The OSTRALE” and “European Capital of Culture – Kaunas 2022” –– organises international exhibition of contemporary art in Dresden [Germany] during…

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Torino City Love

Torino City Love is an initiative of solidarity and open innovation aimed at mobilizing “Torino City Lab” partners and other businesses from Italy and beyond…

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DAVID POMPA // AN INTERVIEW by Nina Prehofer

The “davidpompa” studio creates unique objects with a strong commitment to authentic materials and excellent craftsmanship. Pompa’s work combines the essence of the material with bold and…

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ARANTANI . FAY // AN INTERVIEW by Nina Prehofer

The design studio Aratani・Fay was set up by Ayako Aratani and Evan Fay. They work as independent designers but share a studio, exhibit together and also…

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BANDIDO STUDIO // BO Table Lamp

Interactive ambient lighting The BO Table Lamp is the result of a design collaboration between the Mexican design studio Bandido Studio and designer C. Núñez.…

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Tokani Planter // by NEKO DESIGN

A planter like a tree Tokani planter is a unique planter made of white ceramics that resembles a tree trunk with different branches. The name derives…

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Call for Entries: Landscape Design Festival

Kaunas Landscape Design Festival invites creators to design a Green Yard and to turn a Kaunas city square into an extraordinary place. Deadline: June 14,…

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VIRTUAL EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE FORUM 2020 / CULTURE IN THE TIME OF CORONA

Culture in the Time of Corona When confronted with any crisis, the vital importance of culture and arts is revealed. Against the backdrop of the…

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Contrei Live: art runs thicker than water

Regional developer Leiedal, partner of Designregio Kortrijk, sets the stage for Contrei Live, an arts trail on and off the water in the 13 cities…

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The Floor is Yours

THE FLOOR IS YOURS MADE TO MEASURE FOR YOUNG DESIGNERS, SCHOOLS & START-UPS. Young designers, emerging talent, independent start-up brands and design schools will once…

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Geelong Design Week

Geelong’s unique creative heritage and exciting design-driven future will be showcased at Geelong Design Week 2020. More than 80 events will be held across 10…

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Design City | Building an Innovation Eco System

Deakin University Geelong, DesignMind and the City of Greater Geelong invite you to attend Design City | Building an Innovation Ecosystem, a unique international symposium…

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Design Shanghai 2020

Design Shanghai is one of the world's most prestigious international design events and the leading design event in Asia. Constantly breaking new ground, it has…

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« Dessine-moi un jeu vidéo / Design me a videogame »

Game designers have been existing since thousands years. But with the development of videogame, this sector has been flourishing and the discipline of game design…

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Pako Festa

Diversitat Pako Festa is the largest free celebration of cultural diversity in Australia! Every year since 1983 Pako Festa has gathered together thousands of people…

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Tracking Bilbao

Tracking Bilbao represents the different ways of expresión of the multidisciplinary world, that are very bound to the popular culture in the digital era.

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Bala

Beyond the usual standards, this fair brings together different types of

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Gau Irekia

The aim of this event is to make the sociocultural activity visible in the neighborghoods, betting on the public engagement in the cultural creation.

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“Assises du Design” (Design Assembly) results: announcement of recommendations for a French National Design Policy

The Cité du design Saint-Etienne has been appointed by the French Government to coordinate the national programme “Assises du Design” (Design Assembly). Initiated by  the…

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Fun & Serious Game Festival

Fun & Serious will host inside its schedule F&S Play, the International Festival of Independent Games, to present and promote independent video game productions.

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Commerce Design Saint-Etienne 2019 competition

Organised in Saint-Étienne since 2003, based on a concept that originated in Montreal and drawing on the expertise of the Cité du Design, the Commerce…

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Urbanat

URBANBAT is an international festival about urbanism and social innovation between the city and the citizens.

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Call for Entries: Shenzhen Design Award for Young Talents (SDAY)

The Shenzhen Design Award for Young Talents is an international professional competition for young designers (under 35 years) who are from the 180 UNESCO Creative…

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Wuhan Design Biennale

This Design Biennale is a platform for the world’s most prominent designers, as well as a window for showcasing how creative designs breathe new life…

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Bilbao Bizkaia Design Week

Bilbao Bizkaia Design Week (BBDW) is an event organized by the Bilbao Bizkaia Design Council (BiDC), an initiative of Bilbao City Council and the Biscay…

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