14 Jun 2011
Columbus (United States) - The Department of Design at The Ohio State University will host The Stir Symposium 7-9 October 2011 at the Ohio Union in Columbus. Organised along five major topics - learning, conserving, eating, moving and living - The Stir Symposium seeks to provide an opportunity to collaborate, think, and discover new ways to approach global issues.
14 Jun 2011
Providence, RI (United States) - Professor Franz Werner, of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), offers a unique opportunity to study art, architecture and design in Switzerland, France, and Germany 7-19 August 2011. 'Switzerland + Beyond: The Crossroads of Art, Architecture + Design' focuses on guided research trips to significant sites, including Paris, France, as well as the Frank Gehry-designed Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany.
08 Jun 2011
Brussels (Belgium) - At the invitation of European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani, Bureau of European Design Associations (BEDA) President, Deborah Dawton (United Kingdom) and Vice-President Isabel Roig (Spain), attended the first meeting of the newly established European Design Leadership Board which took place in Helsinki on Friday 27 May 2011.
07 Jun 2011
San Jose (United States) - The 2011 Adobe® Design Achievement Awards is pleased to announce the semifinalists for Period II of the competition. The names of the semifinalists for this period have been announced on the ADAA website.
07 Jun 2011
La Habana (Cuba) - In recognition of a successful career spanning five decades, Héctor Villaverde has been recognised with Cuba's National Design Award. The distinction, awarded every two years, celebrates Villaverde's dedication to the development of design in Cuba, its promotion at home and internationally, and his commitment to supporting new generations generations of designers.
06 Jun 2011
Tokyo (Japan) - The Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization (JIDPO), known globally as the organiser of the Good Design Award has restructured as a public interest incorporated foundation and rebranded as the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP).
03 Jun 2011
Washington, DC (United States) – Projects ranging from a multi‐million dollar, high‐tech world exposition pavilion to a lowbudget supergraphics paint job at a middle school are top winners in the 2011 SEGD Design Awards, the annual program honouring the best in communication design for the built environment.
02 Jun 2011
Toronto (Canada) - The Persianissimo Iranian Contemporary Poster Exhibition, will be on display at Tirgan Iranian Festival 2011 21-24 July in Toronto, Canada. The exhibition curated by Majid Abbasi, a member of the Iranian Graphic Designers Society, includes 34 Iranian designers + 10 honorary Iranian artists.