World Industrial Design Day® (WIDD) is an international day of observance celebrated throughout the world in recognition of the establishment of the World Design Organization® (WDO) on 29 June. First declared in 2007 on the organization’s 50th anniversary, WIDD increases awareness of the profession of industrial design and champions the power of design to strengthen economic, social, cultural, and environmental development.

The design community marks the day with activities such as panel discussions, workshops, design competitions, exhibits, gallery installations, networking events and more.