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The Montréal 2030 Agenda for Quality and Exemplarity in Design and Architecture: a new way of seeing and doing things

Montréal commits to enhancing the quality of its built and living environments by engaging practitioners from all design and architecture disciplines Architecture and design affect…

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Virtual grad shows by 11 art and design schools

Looking for young talents? Check out Singapore’s 2020 art and design graduates’ portfolios and projects online by visiting the graduation showcases organised by various institutions…

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Rebooting“ the World: A UNESCO Creative Cities Debate on the Role of Design

The UNESCO Creative Cities of Design network, which unites 40 cities around the globe, is organizing an open virtual discussion on “The power of design…

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Helsinki develops experimental activities with artificial intelligence

The City of Helsinki has recently developed internal innovations with what it calls an Experimentation Accelerator. The accelerator project was launched in the autumn of…

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OmaStadi supports local well-being

The winning projects of the voting in the first round of OmaStadi are advancing despite the exceptional circumstances. Especially the development projects related to sports…

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Helsinki to build Architecture and Design Museum as part of post-pandemic recovery plan

The Finnish government will fund the construction of an architecture and design museum in the country’s capital as part of its coronavirus pandemic support package.…

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Form&Seek design studio, DETROIT // AN INTERVIEW by Nina Prehofer

The Form&Seek design studio led by Bilge Nur Saltik specialises in newly developed techniques and modern craftsmanship. Great attention is paid to workmanship and materials…

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VillaVOON by Strohecker Architects // STYRIAN PRODUCT

Living, more personal than ever before – the VillaVOON makes this possible! Every owner gives their villa a very individual, personal form. And in the…

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Singapore launches Skills Framework for Design

Jointly developed by three government agencies in Singapore –  DesignSingapore Council, SkillsFuture Singapore and Workforce Singapore the Skills Framework for Design aims to nurture a…

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UNESCO Creative Cities visit Singapore

From 6 to 10 March 2019, DesignSingapore Council had the honour of hosting 33 delegates from various UNESCO Cities of Design as part of Singapore…

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Call for Stories on the Transformation of Education through Design

Educators, do you have an interesting story about how design helped you address challenges and create new solutions for students and schools? For example, the COVID-19…

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INTERIEUR 2020 becomes INTERIEUR 2021

Due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, its impact on the international design world and the fair and events sector, and the challenging organisation…

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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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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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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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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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ISTANBUL // UNESCO City of Design

Objects from Istanbul are soon to be added to the World Wide Things Collection. The city west of the East and east of the West…

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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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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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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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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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