June 2019

BEDA CALL FOR EXAMPLES OF CURRENT PRACTICE “It isn’t about what Europe can do for design but what design can do for Europe.” Within the European Commission’s renewed Industrial Policy there are six top-level priorities: Single Market, Digitalisation, Circular Economy, Sustainable Investment, Innovation and Europe’s International Role.

On 20th June 2019, the European Council published its new wide-ranging strategic agenda 2019-2024. Setting the context within a world that has, in the last five years, become more unsettled, complex and subject to rapid change, the Council of Europe sets out its strategic policy agenda

At its annual General Assembly held in Brussels on Friday 17th March, BEDA welcomed the new President Päivi Tahkokallio (right) of Ornamo Art and Design Finland and unanimously elected its new Vice President Karen Hennessy (left) of the Design and Crafts Council Ireland. Speaking to the

PDR share their latest news and updates on projects focusing on the strategic use of design. Recent data shows that in the UK, creative industries generated £101.5bn in 2017, equivalent to approximately £11.5m every hour. That is more than automotive, spacecraft and pharmaceutical sectors together and

READ is preparing its 7th edition of ENAD (The Anual Meeting of Designers Associations) that will take place in Murcia the 27th and 28th of September 2019 under the motto “We are culture, we build economy”. The theme for this edition will be, once again,

Budapest Design Week, a highlight event of the Hungarian Design Council will be held between 4–13 October in 2019. As the festival’s goals include encouraging collaboration between designers and entrepreneurs, main events will focus on business development: designed to meet the needs of SMEs in the