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Kortrijk welcomes new mayor Ruth Vandenberghe, as Vincent Van Quickenborne is appointed vice prime minister of Belgium

Recently, Belgium has a new federal government. Mr Vincent Van Quickenborne, who was mayor of Kortrijk since 2013, will become vice-First Minister and Minister of…

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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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Özlem Tuna, Istanbul: dreams made out of mud and dough // DESIGN

An interview by Nina Prehofer from THE Stylemate Özlem Tuna is a designer in Istanbul, where she takes inspiration from the city, its crafts, its…

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Designers at the COVID-19 doorstep: the pandemic has caused fast and drastic life changes. How to “reboot” the world?

“Integrated design and its solutions create and shape our understanding of how a city and life in a city should look like. Form and content…

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37 Red Dot Awards in the last 10 years for the Institute of Design and Communication at FH JOANNEUM

We are very happy to announce that some of our graduates have been very successful at the RED DOT AWARDS again this year. Out of…

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Anastasija Lesjak: a touch of soul // 13&9 DESIGN

An interview by Nina Prehofer from THE Stylemate Anastasija Lesjak from 13&9 has achieved international success with her philosophy of giving inanimate objects a soul.…

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Video interview „Designing Sustainable Cities“

  Why is sustainable design now more relevant than ever and what aspects do networks play? Prof. Karl Stocker and Sigrid Bürstmayr of the Institute…

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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 from THE Stylemate The Form&Seek design studio led by Bilge Nur Saltik specialises in newly developed techniques and modern craftsmanship.…

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VillaVOON by Strohecker Architects // STYRIAN PRODUCT

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

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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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