• deadline extended: 30 april

    ico-D endorsed event, The Joseph Binder Award 2016, is an international competition with a focus on graphic design and illustration and was first launched by designaustria in 1996.
  • festival del cartel 2016

    ico-D endorsed festival dedicated to Women, Design and the Poster: 25-29 April, Havana, Cuba.
  • platform event

    Educational Platform Meeting: 25-26 August at Art Center College of Design. Visit our Event Page!
  • the journal of a design journal

    This feature recaps the flash narrative created for the recent launch of the first issue of Communication Design, Interdisciplinary and Graphic Design Research 3(1) and takes a more in-depth look at the new leading research it comprises.

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.