COVID-19 Update

Information and advice

The effects of the COVID-19 are becoming more apparent every day. We have compiled a page for you with information and tips in connection with the Corona Virus.

Here, we will collect information and advice related to the pandemic that may be of interest to you: Canceled events, links, tips and advice on how to deal with the situation.

German Federal Ecodesign Award

Call for tender 2020

Companies, students and lateral thinkers are once again called upon to apply with innovative services, concepts and products for the Federal Government's highest award for ecological design.

Applications are accepted until 6 April 2020.

UX Design Awards 2020

Call extended until May 15th!

The competition for the best user-centered projects continues. In order to enable as many interested parties as possible to participate even in these turbulent times, we are extending the deadline for submissions.

Companies, agencies, UX professionals and junior designers worldwide can still submit their UX and CX projects until May 15th.

IDZ Compact Training

Job Clarification

Investing in the beginning – this helps to avoid misunderstandings and annoyance. It releases energy for creativity and builds trust.

In his seminars starting in August, IDZ coach Andreas Viedt, co-founder of the brand and design agency wirDesign, will support creative professionals and consultants in laying a valuable foundation for stable customer relationships right from the start.


Call for Entries

The UX Design Awards 2020 are open for entries until 15 April!


German Federal Ecodesign Award 2019

The German Federal Ecodesign Award 2019 has been launched! ...

1.00 pm–1.30 pm

Design Excursion

Field Trips

UX Design Awards

Global Competition

German Federal Ecodesign Award

EcoDesign Circle

Capacity Building

Berlin Poland

B2B Network


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Hand-Picked Agencies

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People-Centered Design

»The broader one’s understanding of the human experience is, the better designs we will have.«
Steve Jobs

Sustainable Design

»The quality of drafts is the quality of the world.«
Otl Aicher

Network & Business Innovation

»To design is much more than simply to assemble, to order, or even to edit – it is to add value and meaning.« Paul Rand

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Network for Design Knowledge & Expertise

About IDZ

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50 Years IDZ

Design in Focus

As part of the IDZ's 50th anniversary, students of the Industrial Design and Communication Design courses at the HTW Berlin interviewed designers, scientists and entrepreneurs on the current role of design and their vision for its future.