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The Greenhouse – Service Design and Policy Design Training

Greenhouse is a unique capacity building programme in service and policy design methodologies and tools. It has been created by PDR based on years of research and experience delivering design-driven innovation projects in the public sector. Greenhouse combines a live project, with design tools and techniques training. From 21-23 June 2023, participants will get to […]

IP Seminar on Designs: The future is now


The objective of the IP Seminars is to provide training and a platform for knowledge sharing on specific IP issues.The comprehensive programme will cover presentations and discussions on a wide range of aspects related to designs. The two-day virtual IP Seminar on Designs: The future is now will focus on infringement, effective enforcement measures, interesting cases, design promotion initiatives, as well […]


The "Future We Want" celebration seeks to bring together Iran's industrial design community to promote solidarity and growth towards a brighter future. Through this event, economic and social development can be propelled forward, industry growth can be stimulated, creativity can be encouraged, and valuable connections can be established between experts and businesses, reducing dependence on […]


Moscow (Russia) Moscow, Russian Federation

Design Day 2050 is an annual project consisting of an International conference on Industrial Design and an all-Russian digital design competition for young generation. The main partners of the project are: World Skills Russia, university of science and technology NUST MISIS. On this day - the 29th of June - we want to show that […]

IDX SYD – World Industrial Design Day

Sydney (Australia) Sydney, Australia

Welcome to IDX SYD - a 2023 celebration for World Industrial Design Day! Whether you are an established professional or a burgeoning junior industrial designer, IDX invites you to connect, reconnect, build community and celebrate our profession.

Ornamo celebrates World Industrial Design Day

“Industry” has changed and is changing; design has also changed and must continue changing. The whole society should have a single focus and that is to avoid dangerous climate change and biodiversity loss – how can design play a role in this current, historical, important times? Help us celebrate #TheFutureWeWant and join the online conversation […]

Special Interview with Arch Ammar Khammash


We are honored to invite you to attend the special interview with Arch Ammar Khammash on an open dialogue about his beginning, practice and his design philosophy & school. Ammar Khammash (born 8 October 1960) is a Jordanian architect, designer and artist. His work is based on the integration of building designs with nature and […]

Call for Entries: 2023 Golden Pin Design Award

Taipei (Taiwan) Taipei, Taiwan

The 2023 Golden Pin Design Award is now open for registration and welcomes designers from all around the world to submit. This Award is aimed at products that are already on the market and spaces/integrated design projects that have been completed. Entrants must be business entities or design teams. Entries will be accepted until 17:00, […]

Unveiling Ceremony of Harbin Design Center and Harbin Creative Design Festival

Harbin Design Center is a provincial-level creative design center set up by Shenzhen Industrial Design Profession Association under the "Framework Agreement on Cooperation in Building Harbin Design Center to Promote the Development of Creative Design Industry" in accordance with the provincial authority leading and province-city-district co-construction model. It is also a platform supporting the "Four […]


Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

ServDes, the Service Design and Innovation conference, is the premier research conference for exchanging knowledge within Service Design and service innovation studies. Born as a yearly Nordic conference, ServDes has now become a bi-annual international event with the aim of bringing researchers and practitioners together to discuss, share and evolve the emerging discipline of Service […]

Global Design Graduate Show 2023

United Kingdom , United Kingdom

This proactive initiative in collaboration with Gucci has been created for all creative students graduating this year in all art & design categories such as interiors, architecture, visual communication, film, fashion, textiles, visual arts, contemporary craft, industrial & product design and more! Open internationally to all art and design undergraduate or postgraduate students graduating from […]

International Experience Design Conference (IXDC2023)

The International Experience Design Conference (IXDC) 2023 will be held in Beijing in August! IXDC 2023 will share cutting-edge experience trends, theories, methods, cases, and practices from around the world in design, technology, and business, leading the development of the experience design industry. The five-day conference plans to invite over 150 global design leaders, technology […]

Call for Good Design Izmir_8

Izmir, Turkey Izmir, Turkey

Good Design İzmir_8 is now open for applications. Within the framework of this year’s theme “Reconciliation”, we invite you to propose your ideas in order to shape the activities of the Good Design İzmir_8. You can apply by filling out this form until 21 September, Thursday at 4pm: Please find the details about the […]

Peace Tactis / Tácticas de Paz

Mexico City (Mexico) Mexico City, Mexico

“Tactics for Peace”. Is an event that has the interest to promote peace and constructive dialogue in our society through design. This event is organized by members of Peace Project from the Young Designer Circle 2022-2023. Conferences from 10 am to 12:00 pm (GMT-6) at youtube channel: CyADtv Instagram:

The Monocle Quality of Life Conference 2023

Munich (Germany) Munich, Germany

Attend to meet industry leaders, innovative creatives and smart thinkers for three days of conversations, debates and, of course, a hearty Bavarian welcome. More than 20 speakers and 200 international attendees will come together to exchange perspectives on building a better future in life and business. At this global summit, you’ll meet and build connections […]


Lake Como Como, Italy

The 2023 edition of the Lake Como Design Festival, Naturalis Historia, will take place from 16 to 24 September in Como, developing through a series of exhibitions, installations and widespread events. Hosted by historical, unseen or forgotten places in the city and in the surrounding area, LCDF aims, as every year, to make the public […]

XVIII Tallinn Design Festival

Tallinn (Estonia) Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn Design Festival is an annual event that celebrates and showcases design in various forms, such as product design, graphic design, fashion design etc. This festival is focusing on the impact of artificial intelligence on the design sector. The highlight of the festival is the conference "Design 4.0" with keynote speakers Surya Vanka (USA), Darren […]

Feria Hábitat València

Valencia (Spain) Valencia, Spain

Feria Hábitat Valencia is the main international showcase for the Spanish habitat industry with a wide range of furniture, lighting, decoration, upholstery and rest. Every year it brings together more than 600 national and international firms and in its last edition it welcomed more than 48,000 professional visitors from 70 countries. In 2023 it will […]

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Please note that not all events listed here are endorsed by WDO.