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  • 30 Jun 2011
    Montreal (Canada) - Iridescent: Icograda Journal of Design Research has extended the Call for Papers deadline for themes announced in March. Iridescent will continue to accept papers until 31 October 2011.
  • 29 Jun 2011
    Montreal (Canada) - On the occasion of World Industrial Design Day, the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) has launched the online gallery for the inaugural World Design Impact Prize. The project was created to recognise, empower and stimulate socially responsible design projects around the world.
  • 28 Jun 2011
    Brisbane (Australia) - The Premier's Design Awards are a key initiative of the Queensland Design Strategy 2020 and an important part of the government's commitment to growing the design sector and improving community understanding of, and value for, good design and design thinking. The 2011 Smart State Design Fellow is Nicola Lloyd of Lloyd Grey Design.
  • 27 Jun 2011
    Montréal (Canada) - Icograda is endorsing the Taiwan International Graphic Design Award 2011. The China Productivity Centre (CPC) is organising the award scheme. It showcases how members within Icograda's network are working to foster recognition and respect of design by individuals, clients and society at large, as a valued and vital profession.
  • 24 Jun 2011
    San Jose (United States) - Adobe has extended the deadline for the 2011 Adobe Design Achievement Awards Call for Entries to 1 July 2011, 17:00 PDT. Students and faculty around the world have one more week to send in their submissions!
  • 22 Jun 2011
    Montreal (Canada) - Following deliberations on 9 June 2011, the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) has the pleasure to announce on behalf of the members of the World Design Capital® (WDC) Selection Committee that the cities of Bilbao (Spain), Cape Town (South Africa) and Dublin (Ireland) have been selected as the three shortlisted cities that will move on to the next round of evaluation in the bid to becoming the World Design Capital in 2014.
  • 21 Jun 2011
    Montreal (Canada) – The 5 annual Design Montréal Open House, which came to a close on 5 June, was a great success. The 75 participating design offices, agencies and studios welcomed 17 300 visitors. The event took place as part of the celebrations surrounding Montréal's 5th anniversary as a UNESCO City of Design.
  • 21 Jun 2011
    Montréal (Canada) - Icograda is endorsing the DesignThinkers 2011 conference to be held 2-3 November 2011 in Toronto, Canada. The Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario (RGD Ontario), that organises DesignThinkers, is a professional member of Icograda representing more than 3 000 graphic designers, managers, educators and students across the province of Ontario (Canada). DesignThinkers 2011 aligns with Icograda’s values by fostering recognition and respect of design by individuals, clients and society at large as a valued and vital profession.
  • 16 Jun 2011
    Amsterdam (Netherlands) - The winners of the 14 edition of the :output award were announced in May after the deliberation by the :output jury on 15-16 April in Amsterdam. They selected the student projects for the next edition of the :output book and named the winners for the :output Grand Prix - worth EUR 3 000. :output 13 will be published in June.
  • 16 Jun 2011
    Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) - Graphic Design Association of Malaysia (wREGA) celebrated World Graphics Day 2011 with a series of design activities entitled 'KREATE 2011' on 6-7 May 2011. Working in collaboration with higher design learning institutions in Malaysia, this inaugural national design event was co-organised and hosted by the School of Design, KBU International College in Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya.
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