News

  • 29 Mar 2011
    Copenhagen (Denmark) - INDEX: Design to Improve Life is extremely proud to announce a pioneering partnership model with three of the world's leading design capitals. This innovative alliance will raise awareness of design as a significant way to create promising solutions to the world's most pressing challenges.
  • 25 Mar 2011
    Montreal (Canada) - The Icograda Secretariat is pleased to welcome a new member to our team. Sergio Figueredo has joined us from Colombia as Membership Coordinator. He is the key contact for our international network and new membership enquiries.
  • 18 Mar 2011
    Montreal (Canada) - Iridescent: Icograda Journal of Design Research has announced four new themes for paper submissions. The themes will be reviewed by guest editors Teal Triggs, Professor of Graphic Design at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, and Alice Twemlow, Co-founder and Chair of the Design Criticism program at the School of Visual Arts in New York.
  • 18 Mar 2011
    Paris (France) - The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, designated Graz as "City of Design" on 14 March 2010, as part of the organisation’s Creative Cities Network. With its strong history of design culture, the city of Graz is committed to embracing design and the creative industries as a strategic tool for socio-economic and cultural development.
  • 15 Mar 2011
    Nicosia (Cyprus) - Hyphen welcomes papers on typography and graphic communication and contributions at the meeting places between typography and other disciplines. The 2011 volume will be printed in October.
  • 15 Mar 2011
    Providence (United States) - Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)'s Summer Institute for Graphic Design Studies (SIGDS) is an unparalleled opportunity for students and professionals from numerous disciplines to immerse themselves in a broad range of graphic design topics, offered in a series of concentrated two-week courses.
  • 15 Mar 2011
    Doha (Qatar) - Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar (VCUQ) is pleased to announce the participation of Amal Al-Mehain, Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa and Fiona Raby as inspirational speakers for the Tasmeem Doha 2011 – 'Synapse: Designer as Link' conference. Tasmeem Doha 2011 will take place at VCUQatar from 21-24 March 2011.
  • 14 Mar 2011
    San Jose (United States) - The Adobe® Design Achievement Awards is pleased to announce its panel of outstanding judges for 2011. Jury members have worked tirelessly to review student entries submitted for Period I. Semifinalists for this period have been announced.
  • 08 Mar 2011
    Brussels (Belgium) - A competition calling for gender equality and an end to all forms of violence against women and girls is launched today, on International Women’s Day by the UN Regional Informational Centre in partnership with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women), and UN information offices around Europe.
  • 07 Mar 2011
    Beijing (China) - On 23 February, invited by Beijing Industrial Design Center(BIDC), Mr. Hans d'Orville, Assistant Director-General Bureau of Strategic Planning UNESCO, payed a visit in Beijing.
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