Policy Lab: What is the future of design for policy-making?

Dr Anna Whicher, Head of Design Policy of PDR, reports on the BEDA Insight Forum 2017, held on 14 November in Brussels.

Cité du design of Saint-Étienne is guest at the Design Biennale of Wuhan

The Cité du design (Higher School of art and design of Saint-Étienne) was invited to the fourth edition of its annual Design Biennale by the city of Wuhan. 

Design4Innovation: Sharing Best Practice

The third meeting of the Design4Innovation partners, which took place from 7 to 8 November 2017 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, was hosted by the Galician Agency of Innovation (GAIN) and focused on financial support mechanisms for SMEs. 

DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2018 – tickets on sale

Tickets to the Design Business Association's 2018 Design Effectiveness Awards ceremony are now on sale. The DBA Design Effectiveness Awards recognise projects that demonstrate design’s tangible effect on a business. 

Belgium is Design at Maison&Object Trade Show in Paris

Flanders DC and Wallonie-Bruxelles Design Mode are joining forces for the next Maison&Objet trade show, taking place in Paris from 19 to 23 January 2018 with a selection of 10 brands, which will be on display at a shared stand in the NOW section.

“Reconsider Design” - Roadshow in the Baltic Sea Region

“Reconsider Design”, International Design Center Berlin’s travelling exhibition, will be shown at the Arctic Design Week in Rovaniemi, Finland from 19 to 25 February 2018.

iF design center Chengdu: a gateway to the Chinese market

The new iF design center Chengdu, set to open in April 2018, will function as a hub for creative industries and a gateway to the Chinese market.

Kaj Franck Design Prize awarded to Anna Ruohonen

Anna Ruohonen, a fashion designer living and working in Paris, France, received this year's Kaj Franck Design Prize, one of the most notable design prizes in Finland.

Young Professionals Application Day – 50 free places in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018

On Young Professionals Application Day, upcoming talents who graduated within the past five years have the chance to apply for one of 50 free places in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018.