Spring: Icograda Design Week in Vilnius 2011

09 May 2011
13 May 2011
Promoting dialogue on issues shaping the nature and relevance of visual communication design practice today.
Venue: Vilnius Academy of Art

Spring represents the beginning of the cycle where ideas are planted and through a meticulous strategic design process they come to life and we can reap their fruits.

Through the theme of 'Spring', Icograda Design Week in Vilnius 2011 strives to explore design as a powerful process that transitions ideas into functional realities. Spring 2011 will be a great opportunity for designers, business leaders and government stakeholders to meet, discuss and explore design as a basis for development. Spring is a powerful tool, loaded with positive design energy waiting to be released. Spring forward with design.

Visit: vilnius.icograda.org

About Vilnius

Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania, is one of the most beautiful cities in Eastern Europe. With traces of Jewish, Karaite and Tartar cultures, Vilnius is a hub of multinational, multilingual and multicultural activity.

The rich history of Vilnius is present in this great city's architecture. Walking in Vilnius, one seems to step out of the present and into the pages of European history. UNESCO World Heritage list recognises the Old Town of Vilnius as one of the largest architectural treasures in Eastern and Central Europe.

Year 2011 is the 50th anniversary of the Department of Design at Vilnius Academy of Arts.

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About Lithuania

With 3.4 million inhabitants, Lithuania is the only Baltic country with nearly eight hundred years of statehood tradition. Lithuania is known for its exceptionally accepting attitude towards different cultures and traditions. This is exemplified by this country's rich cultural cocktail including Russian, Polish, Jewish and other cultures.

About LGDA

Lithuanian Graphic Design Association (LGDA) was founded in 1996 by graphic design enthusiasts. It is an independent non-profit organisation formed through the cooperation of professional visual design creators. LGDA strives to promote design as a profession, stands for designers' interests in government institutions, showcases designers' creative activities and facilitates the activities of other miscellaneous organisations participating in design process.

For more information, please contact:

T: +370 698 80125
T: +370698 35235

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