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Summit of International Design on 15 March 2019 in Munich! 2,000 guests from all over the world will celebrate the winners of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2019 at the iF design award night at BMW Welt in Munich. The iF design award night has become one of

We’re seeking a part time Managing Director to support our development BEDA is looking for a part time Managing Director to join us at this exciting time in our development. This role will involve supporting and developing membership and members’ involvement in BEDA, establishing and developing

Bart Ahsmann, BEDA’s president, discusses developments in 2018 and plans for 2019 Tell us about the key achievements for BEDA in 2018. There have been four key areas of achievement this year: Firstly, functioning as the EU voice of design. During 2018 BEDA has re-established contact with the

PDR report on recent trends and good practice at the 2018 Insight Forum In recent years, a growing number of European governments have adopted Design Policies, Design Strategies and Design Action Plans. According to BEDA’s recent EU Design Report 2.0, between 2012 and mid-2018, design action plans

International design organisations announce next stage of Montréal Design Declaration deliberations to be conducted in Saint-Étienne (France) on 3–5 April 2019 in conjunction with Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne. An agreement was signed today between the Design Summit Meeting Steering Committee (DSMSC) and the Cité du design—École

Having completed the first year of Design4Innovation, we asked our partners to reflect on the meaning of design and the importance of European collaboration. We also share our progress so far and the ambitions for the future. Watch our video filmed as part of our partnership

BEDA, now a network of 50 design centres and professional associations of designers is the voice of European design community especially towards the European Commission. We can proudly say that thanks to BEDA, design has been elevated to a highly relevant position on European Commission’s

ERRIN's Design & Creativity Working Group organised an event on 8 March 2018, where participants explored the benefits of incorporating design and creative industries in innovation. At this event, the Cité du design presented “When design…takes up residence”, a programme that facilitates the integration of