• splash! stockholm | Founded in 1955, ico-D Member Svenska Tecknare (ST) organises Sweden’s professional illustrators and graphic designers and has some 1500 members throughout the country. In this story we learn about ST's work to develop a code of fair practice for designers in Sweden.
  • splash! stockholm | In English, Kolla! means “Look!” or “Check this out!” The target group for Kolla! the Swedish design award is aimed at connecting industry and business to designers and illustrators.
  • splash! stockholm | President of Svenska Tecknare Karin Ahlin joins Jenny Gustafsson ST Communications Officer to talk about their design program for children
  • splash! stockholm | What makes Swedish design so good? "Being a designer in Sweden is truly a privilege. It is a rare environment for producing good work." - Susanna Nygren Barrett, Creative Director of The Studio

ico-D | International Council of Design | leading creatively

ico-D promotes design excellence, and upholds the importance of design as a key medium for progressive social change
Our vision, mission and core values are manifested through initiatives carried out in collaboration with our Members, who makeup an expert, multidisciplinary network of organizations, designers and stakeholders.

Design is everywhere

ico-D has members in over 65 countries, from Australia through Zimbabwe
Our Members create a unified voice for the global design community and drive high level dialogue about Design's leading role in society, culture and the economy.