- member event
ico-D is pleased to announce the Member Event D'source Corona Design Challenge organised by Industrial Design Center School of Design. Submissions open 15 May 2020.
- design professionalism
The Council strongly believes that the future will, and must be, different. We recognise the need for change in the role and responsibilities of designers, the need for a new professional canon for designers and a redefining of the designer/producer/user relationship. This crisis reinforces the need to address these issues, just as it reinforces the need for designers to deal with globalisation, consumption and social inequality, as well as environmental degradation, rapid urbanisation and climate change. Read more.
- new member
ico-D is pleased to welcome new Member Macau Design Centre (MDC) (China) established by Macau Designers Association. Founded in 2014, MDC is the first innovative multi-functional centre designed to promote Macau's cultural and creative industries.
- member event
ico-D is pleased to announce the Member Event JAGDA International Student Poster Award themed "Money" organised by ico-D Member Japan Graphic Designers Association Inc. (JAGDA).
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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.