December 2020

On Thursday 10 December 2020, BEDA held its 2020 BEDA Design Forum. The two-hour on-line event was attended by over 50 participants including BEDA members, applicant BEDA member Turkey Design Council and guest association Cumulus along with Alessandro Rancati of the Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC)

Design accelerates transformation! On 15 October 2020, design experts and practitioners from Switzerland and abroad discussed how design can support governments in designing efficient and human-centred public policies, how the value of design can be increased and articulated at the strategic level, and how the

The EU Design Days, organised each year by the ERRIN - European Regions Research And Innovation Network in Brussels, this year took place in the virtual space and were dedicated to the theme of social design and civic engagement. Two round tables and two workshops

On November 12th, 2010, five associations of design professionals (from the regions of Euskadi, Madrid, Andalusia, Valencia and Murcia) co-founded READ (Spanish Network of Design Associations). In 2020, eleven associations are now part of READ, all cooperating to contribute to the improvement of the socioeconomic

Innovative Interior: winners of the international competition set trends New demands in the home, Ecology 2.0 and the transformation of our working and living spaces: the winners of the ICONIC AWARDS 2021: Innovative Interior have been chosen and reveal new trends with a wide variety of

The German Design Council encourages international design talent through its ein&zwanzig competition for emerging designers. With its ein&zwanzig competition for emerging designers, the German Design Council is supporting design students and graduates from around the world by providing them with greater exposure and the chance to

Applications now open! The Higher School of Art and Design of Saint-Etienne (ESADSE) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2021-2022 promotion of La Coursive, an international preparatory class for the entrance exams to French art and design schools. This training course co-organised by

The Association of Dutch Designers (BNO) launches its first issue of Dutch designers Yearbook. One year of Dutch design in one publication: from award-winning design to this year’s iconic designers. Discover the resilience of designers in times of crisis, and the value of design to

Design Ireland is dedicated to promoting and supporting the work of Irish designers and craftspeople domestically and internationally. The Design Ireland website was developed as a vehicle to attract and engage consumers and to direct them to sites where they could purchase craft online. This dual