- ico-D board
Frank Peters, Chief Executive of the Chartered Society of Designers (UK), who conceived of, and realised ‘The Register of Chartered Designers’, has been co-opted to the 2017-2019 Executive Board, bringing with him a unique experience and expertise in Accreditation/Certification.
- career centre
York University invites expressions of interest, applications, and nominations for a Dean, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) to take office July 2018. Home to 53,000 students, York University has an established international reputation as a research-intensive university committed to collegial self governance, social justice, equity, inclusivity, and diversity. AMPD emphasises practice and practice-based research in the arts, digital media and computational arts, and design.
- world design day
This year's theme will continue the Council's support for programmes on kids and design and early design education. World Design Day will be celebrated worldwide on 27 April 2018. Special thanks to Peter Bankov for his design of this year's logo!
- new member
Since 2003, Shenzhen has become a leading "culture-based city" in the world. Efforts to give value to the creative sectors in China have boosted China's economy enormously by valuing the impact of intangible resources over natural ones. ico-D welcomes Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Association (SPDA) as our newest Promotional Member.
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