news

  • 31 Jan 2011
    Helsinki (Finland) - The European Design Innovation Initiative (EDII), launched by the European Commission to strengthen the connection between design, innovation and competitiveness, will now be supported by its own secretariat, situated at the Designium Innovation Centre operating in connection with the Aalto University in Helsinki.
  • 26 Jan 2011
    London (United Kingdom) - The Sir Misha Black Award for Innovation in Design Education for 2011 has been awarded to Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice (CRiSAP) at the University of the Arts. The Award will be presented to the directors of CRiSAP, Dr Cathy Lane and Dr Angus Carlyle, at a special ceremony on 8 March 2011, at the Royal College of Art.

  • 26 Jan 2011
    Montreal (Canada) - The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) is proud to unveil the World Design Impact Prize, an innovative and interactive design prize dedicated to recognising, empowering and stimulating socially responsible industrial design projects and initiatives around the world. Starting 22 February 2011, Icsid will begin accepting nominations from its member organisations.
  • 26 Jan 2011
    Washington DC (United States) - SEGD has announced the appointment of two new members to its international Board of Directors: Steve Bayer, Special Projects Director for LED display manufacturer Daktronics Inc. (Brookings, S.D.) and Oscar Fernández, coordinator of the Digital Design Program at the University of Cincinnati School of Design.
  • 12 Jan 2011
    Richmond (United States) - Joseph H. Seipel has been named dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Richmond, Virginia, the premier public graduate school of arts and design in the United States, effective 15 March.
  • 11 Jan 2011
    Athens (Greece) - The European Design Awards has launched the call for entries for ED-Awards 2011. The winners of this year's competition will be announced in Vilnius following Spring: Icograda Design Week in Vilnius 2011.
  • 07 Jan 2011
    Hong Kong SAR - The School of Design at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Faculty of Design of Swinburne University of Technology (Melbourne) are organising a conference from 22-25 May 2011 in Hong Kong. The world's design research community and leaders interested in doctoral education in design are invited to contribute abstracts and full papers for consideration.
  • 05 Jan 2011
    Amsterdam (The Netherlands) - :output, one of the biggest international competitions for students in design and architecture, has announced the 2011 call for entries. The deadline for submission for :output award 14 is 18 February 2011.
  • 05 Jan 2011
    New York (United States) - Creative Quarterly, a participant in the International Design Media Network, has announced its 23rd Call for Entries. The deadline for submissions is 28 January 2011.
  • 03 Jan 2011
    Taipei, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei) - When you book your ticket before 31 March, save 60% on regular registration prices. Your registration includes access to the 3-day Congress, admission to the Opening Party, Culture Night and Closing Party. A limited number of special rate student tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.