• World Design Summit - Montréal 2017 launched at conclusion of International Design Congress 2015 in Gwangju, Korea
  • new ico-D member

    ico-D welcomes a new educational Member, Bina Nusantara University (BINUS), a private academic institution in Jakarta with a School of Design.
  • new ico-D member

    Asia University is a private research and teaching university in Taiwan with five faculties, including the College of Creative Design.
  • new name. new space. new projects

    The International Council of Design opened the doors of its new Secretariat in the design-intelligent U building—a contemporary structure developed by Atelier Big City, situated in the Paper Hill district of Montreal.
  • endorsed: The One Show 2015

    Creative minds from advertising agencies, digital agencies, design agencies, production companies, consumer brands and non-profit organizations from around the world.

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ico-D has members in over 65 countries, from Australia through Zimbabwe
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