25 Oct 2011
Taipei (Taiwan – Chinese Taipei) – Icograda announced the recipients of its highest honours – the President's Award, the Education Award and the 2011 Icograda Achievement Awards. Russell Kennedy honoured Mervyn Kurlansky (Denmark) with the President's award. Apex Pang Soong Lin (Taiwan – Chinese Taipei) accepted the Icograda Education award. Achievement Awards were presented to Lin Horng-Jer, Stony Cherng, Tzung-Kuei Yang, Han-Pin Chen, Taddy Ho and Tony Chang. The announcements were made on 24 October, the opening day of the inaugural IDA Congress.
24 Oct 2011
Taipei (Taiwan - Chinese Taipei) - Adobe, in collaboration with Icograda, announced the winners of the 11 annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) at an awards ceremony held on 23 October in Taipei, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei). The awards honour the most talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, developers and computer artists from higher education institutions worldwide who have created individual or group projects with Adobe software.
17 Oct 2011
Tokyo (Japan) - The Japan Graphic Designers Association (JAGDA) will hold the largest creative charity project in Japan - 'Handkerchiefs for Tohoku Children' - presenting gifts of handkerchiefs to children affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake. The handkerchief designs in the travelling exhibition, created by JAGDA members from all over Japan, will also be on sale. For each purchased handkerchief, one with the same design will be presented to a child in the affected area, in the hopes of bringing some joy.
14 Oct 2011
Basel (Switzerland) - The Pan European Brand Design Association (PDA) is celebrating 20 years with their 'Show your muscles in Brussels' conference on 28 October at the Living Tomorrow exhibit and meeting space. The one-day conference, moderated by Jan Oldenburger (Netherlands), includes keynote presentations, discussions on the future of the organisation and of branding in Europe, a design award ceremony, and a tour of the futuristic Living Tomorrow complex.
13 Oct 2011
Hong Kong SAR - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has recently received a donation of HK$249 million from The Hong Kong Jockey Club in support of the Innovation Tower, the future home of the University's renowned School of Design (SD) and the Design Institute for Social Innovation (DISI).
13 Oct 2011
Kaohsiung (Taiwan - Chinese Taipei) - The Kaohsiung Creators Association (KCA) has invited domestic and global graphic design groups and associations to participate in MY CITY 7 - 'City Face' 2011 Invitational Exhibition for Global Poster Creation & City Impression Series Seminar to be held in Kaohsiung, 21-30 October 2011.
12 Oct 2011
Montreal (Canada) - At the recent board meeting in Montreal (Canada), the Icograda Executive Board approved the applications of ten new member organisations in the following categories: three professional, five educational, one promotional and one corporate.
12 Oct 2011
Taipei (Taiwan - Chinese Taipei) - The 27 pieces curated by David Lancashire from the Mother Tongue gallery will be on display at Originality 100, International Conference on Visual Communication Design, 2011 from 17-30 October. The international design conference addresses original design, innovation, indigenous cultures, etc. in the field of visual communication design.
05 Oct 2011
Montreal (Canada) - Icograda has announced the candidates for the 2011-2013 Executive Board, which will be elected at the General Assembly 24 taking place in Taipei, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei) from 27-28 October 2011.