Design

Editor's Choices in Design

  • Design Council

    Design Council

    Design Council's purpose is to make life better by design. We are an independent charity and the government's advisor on design. Our vision is a world where the role and value of design is recognised as a fundamental creator of value, enabling happier, healthier and safer lives for all. Through the power of design, we make better places, better products, better processes and better performance.

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  • The Index Project

    The Index Project

    The Index Project, formerly INDEX: Design to Improve Life, is a Danish nonprofit organization that promotes designs aimed at the improvement of life worldwide, both in developed and developing countries. The organization is behind the biennial Index Award.

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  • Dezeen

    Dezeen

    Dezeen is an online architecture and design magazine, aimed to bring a carefully edited selection of the best architecture, design and interiors projects and news from around the world.

    category Design Ezines

  • New Museum

    New Museum

    The New Museum, founded in 1977, is the premier contemporary art museum in New York City and among the most important internationally. The Museum exhibits innovative contemporary art from around the world, and offers public programs, a unique bookstore, and an extensive web site.

    category Design Museums

  • DMI

    DMI

    The Design Management Institute (DMI) is an international nonprofit organization that seeks to heighten awareness of design as an essential part of business strategy. Founded in 1975, DMI has become the leading resource and international authority on design management. DMI has earned a reputation worldwide as a multifaceted resource, providing invaluable know-how, tools and training through its conferences, seminars, membership program, and publications.

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  • Cooper Hewitt

    Cooper Hewitt

    Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. The museum presents compelling perspectives on the impact of design on daily life through active educational and curatorial programming.

    category Design Museums

  • Fabrica

    Fabrica

    Fabrica is Benetton's communication research center, created in 1994 from Benetton's cultural heritage. With the completion of the vast architectural complex which houses it, just outside Treviso, restored and expanded by the Japanese architect Tadao Ando, Fabrica is currently enjoying a period of flourishing activity, positioning itself as a multicultural, international entity.

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  • Design Exchange

    Design Exchange

    The Design Exchange (DX) is Canada's design center and museum with a mission to promote the value of design. We are an internationally recognized non-profit educational organization committed to promoting greater awareness of design as well as the indispensable role it plays in fostering economic growth and cultural vitality.

    category Design Museums

  • ico-D

    ico-D

    The International Council of Design (ico-D) promotes design excellence and upholds the importance of design as a key medium for progressive social change.

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  • Design Forum Finland

    Design Forum Finland

    Design Forum Finland actively promotes the competitiveness and development of Finnish industry and culture through the means of design. This work seeks to improve the exposure of Finnish design and to increase the use and applications of design in industry. Design Forum is an information centre of design presenting a wide range of news and materials on the achievements and strengths of Finnish design both within the country and abroad.

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  • Wallpaper*

    Wallpaper*

    International, intelligent and influential, Wallpaper* is the world's most important design and lifestyle magazine. Wallpaper* publishes 12 themed issues a year, with a limited-edition cover by a different artist or designer each month.

    category Design Magazines

  • Victoria and Albert Museum

    Victoria and Albert Museum

    Victoria and Albert Museum enables everyone to enjoy its collections and explore the cultures that created them; and to inspire those who shape contemporary design.

    category Design Museums

  • Service Design Network

    Service Design Network

    
The Service Design Network is the global centre for recognizing and promoting excellence in the field of service design. Through national and international events, online and print publications, and coordination with academic institutions, the network connects multiple disciplines within agencies, business, and government to strengthen the impact of service design both in the public and private sector.

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  • Museum of Arts and Design

    Museum of Arts and Design

    The Museum of Arts & Design collects, displays, and interprets objects in ceramic, glass, fiber metal and wood that honor innovation in art, craft and design. The Museum embraces rapid changes in the decorative and design arts, celebrating design as the process through which materials are crafted into works that enhance our lives.

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  • Cumulus

    Cumulus

    Cumulus is a non-profit organization of 124 institutions of art, design and media, from 41 countries all around the world. The association is the only one in the world to serve art and design education and research. Cumulus is a forum for partnership and transfer of knowledge and best practices. Members can propose conferences, workshops and projects among members and with industry, business and other partners.

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  • BEDA

    BEDA

    Founded in 1969, incorporated in The Netherlands and headquartered in Brussels, the Bureau of European Design Associations exists to ensure permanent liaison between design organizations - the professional societies, promotional, educational, research, social and design management networks - and the authorities of the European Union. The organisation's objective is to develop long-term policies on design for Europe, to promote the use of design across the continent and by so doing, to help industry compete in world markets.

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  • Design Museum Holon

    Design Museum Holon

    Design Museum Holon is a vital and dynamic resource for designers, students, creative industries and the general public. Each year the Museum presents an exciting and varied program of exhibitions and events each dedicated to helping visitors gain a deeper understanding of design and the role it plays in our lives.

    category Design Museums

  • Design Week

    Design Week

    Design Week is the magazine of choice for over 35,000 design professionals and those that commission and supply products and services to them. Since its conception, Design Week has been a unique source of exclusive news, sharp commentary and top design jobs.

    category Design Magazines