January 2020

Taiwan Design Centre invited heads of international design organisations to take part in an international design policy roundtable in Taipei on 15-17 January 2020. President Päivi Tahkokallio represented BEDA in the event. Two BEDA member organisations, PDR represented by Anna Whicher, and Design Council UK, represented

Applications to the European Social Innovation Competition 2020 are now officially open! The European Social Innovation Competition, launched in memory of Diogo Vasconcelos, is a Competition run by the European Commission across all European countries, now in its eighth year. Under the theme Reimagine Fashion: Changing behaviours for sustainable fashion,

On the eve of Milan’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the XXVI edition of the Compasso d'Oro award, the highest recognition of Italian design which has selected the best contemporary products since 1954, will be held at the ADI Design Museum’s new Milan home. The award ceremony,

The Joseph Binder Award is an international competition with a focus on graphic design and illustration by BEDA-member designaustria, the interest organisation and knowledge centre for design in Austria. Graphic designers, illustrators, advertising agencies and students from all over the world are invited to enter their

Over 200 events of the Munich Creative Business Week (MCBW) from 7 to 15 March 2020 have been announced, with the focus on sustainability. Fridays for Future, Made by Vielfalt and many more initiatives on sustainability demonstrate: It's time to act. And not only with regards

lille—design publications are now rooted in the economic, cultural, institutional and academic landscape of our territory. They are recognised and prized by organisations comparable to lille—design at a regional, national and european scale. Until 2020, lille—design edited two kind of publications, Made in North, focusing on

From now until 15 April, companies, agencies, UX professionals and young designers worldwide can submit their experience solutions for the global competition for user experience. Two newly introduced award categories – "New Talent" and "Vision" – complement the competition for the best user-centric projects this

Open until 6 April 2020 Packaging that is also a product? An app that helps save resources? A new concept for environmentally friendly mobility in rural areas? Companies, students and lateral thinkers are once again called upon to apply with innovative services, concepts and products by 6 April 2020. Submissions