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  • 23 Dec 2012
    Montréal (Canada) - Icograda Board Members gathered on 15-16 December 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey for the final Board meeting of 2012.
  • 10 Dec 2012
    Istanbul (Turkey) – Istanbul Technical University (ITU) announced today that new dates have been confirmed for the 2013 International Design Alliance Congress, which will take place in Istanbul (Turkey) from the 15-17 November 2013. Under the theme “Design Dialects”, the congress will encourage a dialogue about the value of design-based collaboration between the disciplines of industrial design, communication design, interior architecture/design with
    government leaders, INGO's, business, science and technology, education and the social sciences.
  • 28 Nov 2012
    On the evening of Friday, October 19 2012, close to 70 designers, colleagues, friends, former students and family members gathered in Edmonton, Alberta at an event hosted by the GDC Alberta North Chapter to honour Walter Jungkind on his receipt of the Icograda Achievement Award. Many other friends and colleagues from across Canada, and around the world, sent congratulatory messages.
  • 26 Nov 2012
    Category:Endorsed Events,
    As Icograda prepares to celebrate 50 years of leading creatively, the Secretariat is seeking ADAA Mentors for 2013. Icograda's commitment to design education and design as a medium for social change is embodied in the initiative. The aim is to pair design professionals at the forefront of the industry with the talented, up-and-coming designers of tomorrow - fostering a mutually beneficial relationship between Mentor and Mentee and facilitating a global exchange of ideas.
  • 15 Nov 2012
    Toronto (Canada) - Adobe, in collaboration with Icograda, announced the winners of the 12 annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) at an awards ceremony held on 9 November 2012 in Toronto, Canada. The awards honour the most talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, developers and computer artists from higher education institutions worldwide who have created individual or group projects with Adobe software.
  • 05 Nov 2012
    Icograda and wRega are pleased to announce the successful completion of Rediscovery: Icograda Design Week in Sarawak 2012, which took place recently in Kuching, Sarawak. Rediscovery provided a vibrant platform for sharing, collaboration and inspiration among local and international designers in an atmosphere steeped in Sarawak's indigenous cultures and traditions.
  • 16 Oct 2012
    Montréal (Canada) - The Icograda Secretariat had the pleasure of welcoming Mervyn Kurlansky, Icograda Past President (2003 - 2005), as well as Icograda Member Yury Nazarov, president of The Association of Designers of Russia for brief visits. Mervyn and Yury were in Montreal due to their involvement in the Graphic Design and Multidisciplinary Design Juries of Facteur D - a Mission Design initiative in its first iteration. Also on the Jury, for Interior Design - Shashi Caan, President, International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI).
  • 05 Oct 2012
    Treviso (Italy) – Fabrica’s Creative Director of the Visual Communication department Omar Vulpinari, (Icograda Board of Directors, 2006 – 2012), will hold a conference on the topic of “How to Create a Social Communication Poster,” exploring communication design strategies and methods for creating images for transnational impact. The conference will take place on Saturday 13 October 2012 at 10:00 am.
  • 26 Sep 2012
    Category:Endorsed Events,
    Montréal (Canada) - Icograda and the Adobe® Design Achievement Awards are very pleased to announce that the names of the 2012 ADAA Finalists have been released. Fourty-one Finalists will be honoured at DesignThinkers Conference in Toronto, Canada. Winners will be announced 9 November, 2012 in a Keynote Ceremony.
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