World Design Capital (WDC), designated every two years by the World Design Organization (WDO), recognizes cities for their effective use of design to drive economic, social, cultural, and environmental development. Through a year-long program of events, the designated city showcases best practices in sustainable design-led urban policy and innovation that improve quality of life.
Each September, London hosts the most thrilling and innovative design festival in the world. Over nine packed days, there are events taking place right across London.
FITC stands for 'Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity.' - four words that capture the essence of what our company and events are all about. We produce design and technology-focused events worldwide that inspire, educate and challenge attendees. Since 2002, FITC has brought together like-minded professionals in Toronto, Amsterdam, Tokyo, San Francisco, Chicago, Seoul, New York, Los Angeles and many other cities.
Launched in 2006, San Francisco Design Week (SFDW) is an essential week-long regional festival that showcases the unique intersection of ideas, design, business & entrepreneurism that makes the Bay Area the birthplace of the future.
What Design Can Do is an international event and platform about the impact of design.
Creative Week is an annual celebration of creativity in advertising, design, digital media and the arts that feed and touch those disciplines. Officially proclaimed an annual city-wide event the second week of by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Creative Week was conceived by The One Club in 2009, and in association with its annual One Show Festival, to provide an opportunity for New York City's varied creative organizations and peers across the globe to find an appreciate and influential audience and networking opportunities.
New Designers introduces over 4,000 of the brightest young UK designers from 20 creative disciplines to 14,000 industry professionals and design enthusiasts. From Architecture and Animation to Textiles and Theatre Design, New Designers has an unrivalled reputation for launching the careers of Britains brightest talents.
Presented by Motionographer, F5 is a biennial creative conference founded on the belief that true change occurs when you look outside your world and explore new horizons.
AGIdeas is the largest annual International Design Festival held in Australia. Comprising of an international design conference, studio visits, workshops, competition, secondary school forum, business forum and a huge after party.
The Service Design Days conference offers a cross-boundaries platform for entrepreneurs, decision-makers and influencers who are involved in the innovation and (digital) transformation of their companies.
World Design Forum is an annual conference in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. With business leaders and politicians it sets the agenda to the power of design and design thinking in shaping regional and global agendas.
Bringing the best of the global design industry to Hong Kong, Business of Design Week (bodw) is Asia's leading international conference dedicated to design, brand and innovation.
COLLECTIBLE is a unique fair dedicated exclusively to 21st-century contemporary collectible design. Conceived as a unifying platform and an exclusive meeting point in the heart of Europe, COLLECTIBLE brings together renowned international galleries and designers, all at the forefront of creativity, selected by a committee composed of distinguished figures from the world of design. The event, which seeks to break with the traditions of conventional fairs, where a certain uniformity is offered, revives the design fair experience by offering visitors an opportunity to immerse themselves in an atmosphere closer to that of an exhibition, where everything is for sale.
Hidden Women of Design seeks to raise the visibility of female Graphic Designers through workshops, talks and meet up events. The aim of the events and talks is to platform female designers from varied areas of design from Service Design to Typography and different levels from Creative Directors to recent graduates.
With around 3,200 exhibitors, Tendence Lifestyle is the most important forum for new product ideas for the Autumn/Winter season and the ideal venue for placing your Christmas order.
Since 2003, Seoul Design Festival has been an open space where a self-motivated designer imagines, creates, and expresses his or her spirit, not by any other directions. While the first Seoul Design Festival aimed to show global emotions and feelings of London and Tokyo designers, this year's second festival strived to create more innovative and exotic atmosphere by inviting Spanish, Israeli and Swedish designers famous for powerful and strong identity.