May 2021

A strong leadership team At its annual General Assembly held online on Friday 28 May 2021, BEDA welcomed its new President Isabelle Vérilhac (left), Head of international Affairs and Innovation at Cité du design, Saint Etienne and unanimously elected its new Vice President Christina Melander (right)

At its annual General Assembly held online on Friday 28 May 2021, BEDA Members ratified six new organisations from five European countries as full members of BEDA. This brings the total of BEDA’s organisational members to over 50 for the first time. The successful new BEDA

Barcelona Design Week changes its format to adapt to the new reality. This year the BDW will be held in two appointments: from June 7 to 17 will be held the BDW Pro, ten days of mainly professional online and hybrid activities; and from October 7 to 30 will be held

Design Council (UK) have published their new Systemic Design Framework. It is the latest evolution of the double diamond. Developed to help designers solve complex challenges, like the climate crisis, and place people and planet at the heart of design. Key elements of the Systemic Design

Immerse yourself in effectiveness, celebrate the power of design: DBA Design Effectiveness Award winners’ announcement 2021 On Tuesday 15 June, you are invited to join the DBA online for 90 minutes of insights that will inspire and inform you, in a showcase of truly effective design. The

The German Design Council is distinguishing forward-thinking companies with the fourth iteration of the German Innovation Awards. They will focus on sustainable and utility-oriented solutions that combine market readiness with future potential. The almost 700 submissions have proved how multifaceted the innovation emerging from German business

The DBA has launched a brand-new training course, focused on re-energising creative teams to thrive. Specifically developed for those working in design and tailored for online learning, the three-part course is interactive, bitesize and easy to access from anywhere in the world. The joy of creative