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FIT Sport Design Awards

The FIT Sport Design Awards returns for its second edition! Seeking the world's most innovative sports equipment and apparel the FIT Sport Design Awards honour exceptional achievements in technology, eco-friendly products, and gear that enhances performance. Don't miss out on this opportunity to showcase your designs and contribute to the transformation of the sports design […]


The LIV Hospitality Design Awards 2023 are now open for submissions! Show off your talent and innovative designs in the Living and Eating categories, and gain international recognition and prestige in the industry. WDO Member: 3C AWARDS

Taipei Design Award 2023

Taipei (Taiwan) Taipei, Taiwan

The call for submission for the 2023 Taipei Design Awards is now underway! Under the banner of 'Design for Adaptive City', designers from around the world are invited to submit their works in line with the competition categories of industrial design, visual communication design and public space design. Deadline to submit is 17 August 2023. […]


Zurich (Switzerland) Zurich, Switzerland

The SIT Furniture Design Award has become a platform for recognizing top-notch talent in the world of furniture and interior design. Check out the winners of the competition's third edition, and discover how they achieved the perfect balance between form and function. WDO Member: 3C AWARDS

World Campus Masters 2023-2024

Shanghai (China) Shanghai, China

World Campus Masters Selective  Design Program (short for "WCM") was launched by Young Bird Plan in 2019. This program, composed by two parts - "World Campus Masters Excellent Course Works Exhibition" and "World Campus Masters Annual Course Works Selection", is committed to recognizing the fresh blood of contemporary design through evaluating course works and graduation designs from global young students and designers in different regions and cultures. 

Designverse Awards 2023-2024

Shanghai (China) Shanghai, China

Designverse Awards aims to recognize outstanding contributions made by design agencies, brands/enterprises, and influential events in the broader design industry. This award serves as a platform that connects design resource agencies with development agencies, providing access to a pool of design resources for the latter while supporting the former. The platform offers unique features such […]

2024 C-IDEA Design Award

Adelaide (Australia)

C-IDEA Design Award aims to recognize and promote visionary talents in various categories ranging from communication design, industrial design, architecture, interior design, fashion design, and new media. The C-IDEA Design Award hopes to create more opportunities for excellent designers.So far, the CIDEA Design Awards ceremonies (and accompanying events) have been hosted in Germany, Australia, Russia, […]

PARK Academy – Design Leadership Program 11

Los Angeles (USA) Los Angeles, United States

Helping grow design leadership capability and competency for designers. In this program participants who enrol will unlock their design management and leadership capabilities via a bespoke selection foundational, core and specialist design modules. Covering an advanced structure of content designed to provide a grounded prescriptive, unite people on definitions, bust any myths, while learning to […]

German Innovation Award 2024

Frankfurt (Germany) Frankfurt, Germany

The German Innovation Awards 2024 by the German Design Council honour products, projects and pioneering achievements that sustainably improve life through innovation and progress. From Green Mobility, Digital Healthcare and New Work to exceptional engineering achievements in all fields – every innovation counts to enrich the lives of a wide variety of target groups. The […]

German Brand Awards 2024

Frankfurt (Germany) Frankfurt, Germany

With the German Brand Awards, the German Design Council honours personalities and companies that are pioneers in the world of brands and offers them a stage. They discover and present unique trends – and advance not only the winners, but the entire brand industry. The award is divided into two disciplines with 15 additional categories […]

2023 Kaohsiung Design Festival—from micro to macro

Kaohsiung (Taiwan, Chinese Taipei) Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Starting from the Micro: New Perspectives in Daily Life The 2023 Kaohsiung Design Festival takes as its theme “from micro to macro.” From spying on life from the little details and small places, to exploring the whole picture; from imagining different viewpoints that range from small perspectives to large visions, to subconscious and intuitive designs […]

2023 Kaohsiung International Steel and Iron Sculpture Festival—everything is connected

Kaohsiung (Taiwan, Chinese Taipei) Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Kaohsiung as an international industrial harbor city has been organizing the KISISF since 2002. The 10th is a rite of passage for the public to not only experience the firepower of large-scale steel sculptures created on-site, but also use contemporary sculptures to break the mindset of "steel sculpture" as a means of creation. All of […]


Frankfurt (Germany) Frankfurt, Germany

"one&twenty – world's best design talents": The German Design Council Foundation honours with its competition for students and graduates, 21 outstanding achievements in the field of product design. Interested parties worldwide can submit their application until 18 January, 2024. The award winners will be presented in an exhibition during Milan Design Week starting with the […]

design up days

St-Etienne 5 Rue Javelin Pagnon, St-Etienne

DESIGN UP DAYS are back for a crazy second edition entitled "Who wants to help me with my idea?". This one-day event, dedicated to designers and creative entrepreneurship, will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at the Quartier Créatif in Saint-Étienne. Places for this exclusive event are limited to 12 participants, solo or duo. […]

ASD Packaging Congress 2023 – 2nd International Packaging Industry Congress

Istanbul (Turkey)

ASD Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association will organize ASD Packaging Congress 2023 – 2nd International Packaging Industry Congress, in 7 - 8 December 2023 at Swissotel The Bosphorus in Istanbul. The theme of the Congress will be "the Sustainability Roadmap of the Packaging Industry. The first congress with ‘Sustainable Packaging & Circular Economy’ theme, which ASD […]

Call for Proposals: Water Matters – Open Electives 2023

Ahmedabad (India) Ahmedabad, India

The Annual Open Electives organised by National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, India will held this year on-campus / offline mode for the second-year Bachelors students and first-year Masters students of NID at its Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, and Bengaluru campuses. Titled ‘Water Matters’, this year’s Open Electives 2023 is an invitation to explore creative responses on […]

Futuring Design Education

New Delhi (India) New Delhi, India

Design Education Conference will be held on the 10 th and 11 th February 2024 with the aim to discuss, reflect and debate the evolving pedagogical aspects of Design in the context of socio-cultural and technological changes at at the Department of Design, IIT Delhi in collaboration with the IDC, IIT Bombay. Track A: Design […]

EIMAD’24 — 9th International Meeting of Research in Music, Arts and Design

Castelo Branco (Portugal) , Portugal

EIMAD — International Meeting of Research in Music, Arts and Design is a scientific conference, introduced in 2011, dedicated to research in the areas of design, music and arts, including transdisciplinary areas. It takes place at the IPCB Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas in Castelo Branco, Portugal. Articles are evaluated through a double-blind peer review […]

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