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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News About ico-D
Iridescent Volume 2 Issue 2
Icograda has published the Volume 2 of Iridescent: Icograda Journal of Design Research.
Icograda ADAA Mentorship Initiative 2013
Icograda is seeking mentors for its 2013 ADAA Mentors Initiative.
World Communication Design Day 2012
Established in 1963, Icograda marks its 49 anniversary on April 27. This celebration was launched in 1991 as World Graphics Day.
Icograda Design Week Sarawak 2012: Rediscovery
Rediscovery: Icograda Design Week in Sarawak 2012 will provide a platform for sharing, collaboration and inspiration among local and international designers in an atmosphere steeped in Sarawak's indigenous cultures and traditions.
Paul Hughes and Lawrence Zeegen Join Icograda Board
Paul Hughes and Lawrence Zeegen have joined the Icograda Executive Board as co-opted Board Members.
Iridescent: Icograda Journal of Design Research
Icograda announced its newest initiative, Iridescent: Icograda Journal of Design Research.
Participants Confirmed for Design Avenue: Icsid Interdesign Workshop in Monterrey
A total of 48 outstanding designers and other related specialists have confirmed their participation for "Design Avenue", an Icsid Inderdesign workshop in Monterrey, Mexico.
Call for Abstracts: Icograda World Design Congress 2009 Education Conference
Icograda announced the Call for Abstracts for the Icograda Education Network (IEN) Conference that will take place during the Icograda World Design Congress 2009 in Beijing, China.
Multiverso: Nodes, Connections and Currents in Contemporary Communication Design
Multiverso: Icograda Design Week Torino 2008 is quickly approaching.
World Graphics Day 2008
27 April, Icograda's anniversary, was designated World Graphics Day in 1995.
Prof. Hazel Gamec Receives Inaugural Icograda Education Award
Prof. Hazel Gamec received the inaugural Icograda Education Award at Design/Culture: Icograda World Design Congress in La Habana, Cuba.
Icograda Announces Candidates for the 2007 2009 Executive Board
La Habana will be the international capital of graphic and communication design from 20 - 26 October 2007 - a place for designers, consultants, design managers, design researchers, buyers of design services, educators and students to gather, to share, and to learn.
Farshid Mesghali Receives Icograda Achievement Award
Farshid Mesghali (IGDS) has been awarded the Icograda Achievement Award in recognition of over 35 years of exemplary service to the graphic design industry and his contributions to the fine arts fraternity, academia and student community in Iran and abroad.
Mentions of ico-D
Fabrica Creates Icograda 50th Anniversary Participatory Logo
Fabrica has created the participatory logo to be used by Icograda and its 200 member associations for all initiatives marking 50th anniversary of the organization.
International Design Alliance Unveils New Visual Identity for the IDA Congress
Icsid, Icograda, and IFI unveiled the new visual identity for its biennial IDA Congress. Designed and developed by Pentagram, the new look focuses on an artistic restructuring of Pangaea, a theory of Greek origin meaning "all lands" in support of the idea that at one time, all of the earth's continents…
Winners of 2011 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
Adobe unveiled the winners of its 11th annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA). An awards ceremony was held last night in Taipei, Taiwan, in collaboration with Icograda.
Istanbul Announced as Host City of 2013 IDA Congress
Istanbul has been unveiled by the International Design Alliance (IDA) as the host city of the 2013 IDA Congress.
Russell Kennedy Joins Faculty of Design at Swinburne
A global spokesman for the design profession, Russell Kennedy, has joined the Faculty of Design at Swinburne as an adjunct research fellow.
Living Principles for Design: Creative Action for the Collective Good
The design community is invited to co-create for the collective good with the debut of The Living Principles for Design website, the online home for the sustainability framework created in October 2009.
International Design Alliance Announces Prof. Carlos Hinrichsen as Lead Chair
The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced today the appointment of Icsid President, Prof. Carlos Hinrichsen as the incoming Lead Chair of the International Design Alliance (IDA).
Indigo: Linking Cultures Through Design
An international programme that provides a platform for Indigenous design entitled Indigo was launched in Melbourne by Icograda, the world body for professional communication design, in partnership with Australia's National Design Centre.
The International Design Alliance Appoints Peter Zec as New Lead Chair
The Executive Boards of the two international umbrella organisations of design Icsid (umbrella organisation of industrial designers) and Icograda (umbrella organisation of graphic designers) have just announced the appointment of Prof. Dr. Peter Zec as new Lead Chair of the joint international design…