19 Nov 2007
London (United Kingdom) - Now in its 55 year, the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival is one of the world's truly global meeting places for those interested in creativity in communications. New for 2008, Cannes Lions is launching the Design Lions. Rodney Fitch CBE, Chairman & CEO of Fitch Worldwide, will chair the inaugural Design Lions jury.
10 Nov 2007
Hong Kong (China) - Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) has unveiled Business of Design Week (bodw) 2007, one of the largest annual design gatherings in the world. Now in its sixth year, bodw is one of the most anticipated events on the international calendar for those in creative and business fields keen to unleash the power of design.
03 Nov 2007
Montreal (Canada) - On 25 October 2007, Prof. Hazel Gamec received the inaugural Icograda Education Award at Design/Culture: Icograda World Design Congress in La Habana, Cuba.
03 Nov 2007
Taipei (Taiwan) - The Taiwan International Poster Design Award is endorsed by Icograda and supported by the Japan Graphic Designers Association Inc. (JAGDA). The competition is open to designers from all regions and countries and more than 1 811 pieces from 42 countries were received for this year's event.
02 Nov 2007
Brno (Czech Republic) - The Brno Biennale is the oldest exhibition of graphic design in the world. The 23 year will be dedicated to graphic design, illustration and type in books, magazines, newspapers and the digital media, while the 2010 Biennale will focus on corporate, informational and advertising graphics and posters.
01 Nov 2007
Montreal (Canada) - Beginning in 1970, the Icograda President's Award has been presented on a biennial basis to honour an outstanding contribution to the work of Icograda. This year, Jacques Lange, Icograda President 2005-2007 selected Guy Schockaert as the recipient.
30 Oct 2007
Montreal (Canada) - The Icograda Executive Board of Directors for the 2007-2009 term was announced during the close of the Icograda General Assembly 22 on 26 October 2007.
16 Oct 2007
Lisbon (Portugal) - Michael Thomson, the President of BEDA, and a delegation of three BEDA Members met with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso to discuss design policies and future strategies for building Europe's design competence.
15 Oct 2007
Hong Kong (Hong Kong) - The Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) has announced the appointment of a Final Judging Panel for Design For Asia Award (DFA Award) 2007, Asia's premier design award.
15 Oct 2007
Brussels (Belgium) - Sappi, the world s leading manufacturer of coated fine paper, through its Ideas that Matter initiative has again awarded its annual funding to innovative designers for print campaigns that promote worth causes.