Design Management News
IDSA SF: Secret to a Thriving Design Consultancy
IDSA San Francisco Chapter will host a talk on how to start and run a successful design consultancy on March 27th at Whipsaw SF studio.
2019 In-House Creative Management Report by InSource and inMotionNow
InSource and inMotionNow have released the second Annual In-House Creative Management Report. The 2019 survey of 566 creative and marketing professionals finds that leaders in both camps scored marginal grades and points to a range of challenges in the organizational relationship, team alignment and collaboration - which stem from the natural challenges that come with growing in-house creative teams. More importantly, an analysis of the data links these challenges to the effects they have on creative operations and efficiency.
ADIM 2019: Call for Papers
The Academy for Design Innovation Management has announced a call for papers for its 2019 international conference hosted by Loughborough University London, from 19 to 21 June.
2018 dmi:Design Value Award Winners Announced
The Design Management Institute has announced the winners of the 2018 dmi:Design Value Awards.
Design Leaders Conference 2018
Organized by Design Enterprise Skillnet, Design Leaders Conference is a one day event to recharge design and agency owners, creative directors, and anyone interested in leading a design team or running a successful creative studio. The conference is focused on designers who have moved from practitioner to a design leadership role.
Design Council Releases The Design Economy 2018 Report
The Design Council has released the Design Economy 2018, a report on the state of design in the UK, and its value to the economy. The report highlights the impact of design far into the UK economy with the majority of its value (68%) of value generated by designers working in sectors such as banking, aviation and automotive.
dmi:Design Leadership Conference Innovative Thinking on Diversity and Inclusion
This first-ever dmi:Design Leadership conference focused on diversity and inclusion will feature thought leaders and practitioners who are developing cultures of inclusion and diversity.
2018 dmi:Design Value Awards
The 2018 dmi:Design Value Awards are now open for entries. The Awards are distinctive in that they recognize the value of design as a strategic asset; honoring teams that have delivered significant value through design or design management practices expressed as positive financial gain, value to the user/customer, improvements in organizational capability or culture, and positive impact on social issues / environmental sustainability.
2018 In-House Creative Management Report
InSource and inMotionNow have released their 2018 In-House Creative Management report. According to the survey, which queried 400 marketing and creative professionals, most businesses measure and value creative work based on its impact to the business.
Be Original Americas 2018 Student Design Fellowship
Be Original Americas is calling for applications for its third annual Student Design Fellowship, an unparalleled opportunity for two college students to gain real world, hands-on experience about all it takes to make, distribute, and sell great design from industry leading companies across the country.
DMI:Academic Design Management Conference - Next Wave: Call for Papers
Around the world, a mass movement of design researchers and practitioners are using their capabilities to enable innovation in complex systems and organizations across public and private sectors alike.
Design Council and Manchester Met University to Develop UK's Design Action Plan
Design Council has partnered with Manchester Met University on a new 'Design Action Plan' for the UK. The project will pull together evidence of design's value to the nation as well as spell out the steps to putting it into practice.
2017 Adobe 99U Conference
The 2017 Adobe 99U Conference, a unique three-day experience dedicated to helping you build an incredible creative career, will be held June 7-9 at Lincoln Center in NYC. The 99U Conference is a one-of-a-kind live experience that inspires creative professionals to bring their ideas to life and shape the future of the industry.
Inside Knowledge: 2017 BIID Business Success Conference
The British Institute of Interior Design's sixth annual conference, 'Inside Knowledge,' will take place at 30 Euston Square, London, on June 8.
2017 SEGD Business of Design
SEGD's biennial Business of Design event lands in Portland this April with the focus on strengthening your business skills to build, manage and sustain your design practice.
2017 dmi:Design Value Awards
Submissions for the 2017 dmi:Design Value Awards are now open. The Awards are distinctive in that they recognize the value of design as a strategic asset, honoring teams that have delivered significant value through design or design management practices expressed as positive financial gain, value to the user/customer, advances in process, improvements in organizational capability or culture, and positive impact on social issues / environmental sustainability.
Be Original Americas Announces Second Annual Summer Design Fellowship
Be Original Americas is calling for applications for its second annual Summer Design Fellowship, an unparalleled opportunity for two college students to gain real world, hands-on experience about all it takes to make, distribute, and sell great design from industry leading companies across the country.
2017 Design Management Institute Symposium: Smart Innovation
The 2017 Design Management Institute Symposium will be held March 8-9 at the BMW Welt Business Center in Munich. The focus of the event is "Smart Innovation: Connecting Design to Strategy," an introduction into the value of design as a means to clarify business strategy, align organizations, and catalyze innovation.
Survive and Thrive: Five Recommendations for Mid-Size Design Firms
I've been visiting independent design firms and talking with owners and managers for several weeks now.
Fennia Prize 2017: Good Design Grows Global
The 2017 Fennia Prize, the most notable design competition in Finland where a company or organization can be awarded for exemplary use of design as part of its business operations, is now open for registrations.
Tim Brown: Leading for Creativity
Leading for Creativity is the second online course presented by the unique partnership between the Innovation Enterprise Academy & IDEO U. From May 18 - June 15, IDEO's CEO, Tim Brown will deliver the course to show you approaches that empower individuals and teams to search for innovative solutions. You'll learn how to break down a bold vision into actionable challenges; make adjustments to culture by designing rituals and space, and guide teams into the unknown through the process of experimentation.
2016 dmi:Design Value Awards
The 2016 dmi:Design Value Awards are now open for entries. The Awards honor the contributions of those who have delivered significant value through design or design management practices.
DMI Academic Design Management Conference 2016: Call for Papers
The Design Management Institute has announced a call for papers for its 20th DMI:Academic Design Management Conference (ADMC16).
DMI Design Management Conference 2016: Inside Out / Outside In
DMC16 will bring together leaders to share stories of internal structures that create external success; and external influences that impact internal activities.
DMI: 40th Anniversary Design Leadership Conference
DMI will host its 40th Anniversary Design Leadership Conference on September 27-29 in Boston. DMI conferences are renown for leading-edge content, and for their intimate size that allows easy discussions between current and emerging leaders.
DMI:Design Value Awards
DMI is still accepting submissions for its Design Value Awards. The competition aims to honor the contributions of teams who have delivered significant value through Design or Design Management practices.
Premier's Design Awards 2015
The 2015 Victorian Premier's Design Awards are now open for entries. The Premier's Design Awards celebrate and reward both designers and clients for excellence in the development and use of design and design-led innovation.
dmi:DMCEurope + INTERSECTION'15: Design to Align
Organizations continue to face the challenge of integrating Design as a competency into strategic, management and operational practices. The value of integration has been proven, yet the barriers to implementation remain.
Women & the Redesign of Business
AIGA's Women's Leadership Initiative is hosting a symposium and cocktail reception as part of the Gain AIGA Design and Business Conference on Wednesday, October 22 in New York.
dmi: Design Leadership Conference
The Design Management Institute will hold its Design Leadership Conference on September 30-October 1st in Boston.