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Surface Matters, an exhibition of new and innovative works from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s PORTFOLIO: Critical Selection 2019-20, will be launched at Artesania Catalunya – CCAM, Barcelona at 7.30pm on 30 May. A National Design & Craft Gallery touring exhibition, this opening

Crowded Thresholds explores effects of the subconscious in the creation and response to objects of material culture. Curated by Fiona Mulholland, this thought-provoking exhibition represents the ‘emotional geography’ of the makers, generating a fascinating visual interplay between authentic storytelling and artistic expression with a sense of

Six prestigious judges. A rigorous debate. A clear winner. The Grand Prix in the 2019 Design Effectiveness Awards has just been chosen. The result – top secret until the awards ceremony on June 12th, when winners come together under the stunning glass ceiling of the

The competition, organised by the German Design Council, is now open for registration. The German Design Awards are an international pacesetter when it comes to current design practice, as well as staying competitive in a globalised economy. The awards will be presented in the competition areas

EU Industry Days, first organised by the European Commission in 2017, is a high level inivation only initiative to engage with big and small business from priority sectors across Europe to engage, inspire and collaborate. In our first appearance at EU Industry Days, BEDA facilitated

The third EU Industry Days organised by the European Commission to discuss European industrial policy took place on 5-6 February, 2019 in Brussels. BEDA had the opportunity to participate in this by-invitation-only event and to organise the only stakeholder session on design, or all creative industries