April 2021

1/18–4/12/2021
IDZ Event

Call for Entries: Federal Ecodesign Award 2021
Innovative and sustainable concepts, services and products wanted.

Details

Applications in the four competition categories of product, service, concept and young talent are open until 12 April 2021.
For more information: bundespreis-ecodesign.de/en

3/9–5/31/2021
IDZ Event

UX Design Awards 2021: Call for Particpation
Global competition for outstanding experience design

Details

The next UX Design Awards are coming up! From March 9 to May 31, companies, agencies, professionals and up-and-coming designers worldwide are invited to submit their best work for the global competition for outstanding experience design.

Thursday, 4/29/2021
5.00 pm–6.00 pm
IDZ Event

IDZ virtual Meetup
Prof. Rayan Abdullah, member of the IDZ-board and professor of typography at the Leipzig Academy of Visual Arts, will give us a brief introduction to Arabic lettering in his presentation.

Details

In this brief introduction to the fascinating world of Arabic script, Prof. Rayan Abdullah will cover the history of Arabic script, the Arabic alphabet and its grid, the major Arabic fonts, writing tools, and techniques used in calligraphy, architecture, and especially in the context of book design. He will also discuss ink production and Islamic ornaments. He will also present examples of Islamic book art.

As always, there will be an opportunity for exchange afterwards.

Please note: The presentation will be held in German!

May 2021

3/9–5/31/2021
IDZ Event

UX Design Awards 2021: Call for Particpation
Global competition for outstanding experience design

Details

The next UX Design Awards are coming up! From March 9 to May 31, companies, agencies, professionals and up-and-coming designers worldwide are invited to submit their best work for the global competition for outstanding experience design.

Tuesday, 5/11/2021
8.30 am–11.30 am
IDZ Event

CN-BC Joint Brokerage Event: Innovating Food Brands, Products and Culinary Experiences in cooperation with +86
In cooperation with the +86 design sharing platform in Beijing, the focus will be on re-branding, reinventing food products, designing food packaging and service design.

Details

The digital Joint Brokerage Event (JBE) is a matchmaking event for Berlin and Chinese companies active in the fields of design and sustainable technologies. Organized in collaboration with our Chinese network partners, they offer a mix of talks and matchmaking with 1-on-1 business matchmaking calls.

If you would like to attend one of these events or are interested in learning more, please contact magdalena.jaster@idz.de and register in the members area of the CN-BC website.

from 5/27/2021 12.00 am
to 6/6/2021 12.00 am

Berlin Design Week
BNDNWK will take place in 2021 under the motto "New Traditions" with a hybrid program of exhibitions, showrooms, workshops and the OPEN STUDIO NIGHTS.

Details

Every spring, BERLIN DESIGN WEEK presents new thinking and design approaches that envision and shape our future. New challenges set new standards: Digitally and physically, the current theme of the BERLIN DESIGN WEEK "NEW TRADITIONS" is taken up more than ever in its diverse formats.
Crises require a discourse for forward-looking strategies. Clear, sustainable and trend-setting design can usher in a new normality. Business, research and decision-makers need the creative power of design, its fresh ideas, new strategies and concepts for a society in transition and vice versa.

From the opening with the showrooms at Bikini Berlin, the DESIGN POOL, to the closing highlight, the OPEN STUDIO NIGHTS, the BNDNWK offers a variety of formats. Exhibitions, showrooms, talks and guided tours to workshops, screenings and conferences enliven the design world over eleven days at various locations in Berlin and online.

Designers, artists, studios, cultural institutions, universities and companies can still apply to participate in the curated program 2021 until March 31.

June 2021

from 5/27/2021 12.00 am
to 6/6/2021 12.00 am

Berlin Design Week
BNDNWK will take place in 2021 under the motto "New Traditions" with a hybrid program of exhibitions, showrooms, workshops and the OPEN STUDIO NIGHTS.

Details

Every spring, BERLIN DESIGN WEEK presents new thinking and design approaches that envision and shape our future. New challenges set new standards: Digitally and physically, the current theme of the BERLIN DESIGN WEEK "NEW TRADITIONS" is taken up more than ever in its diverse formats.
Crises require a discourse for forward-looking strategies. Clear, sustainable and trend-setting design can usher in a new normality. Business, research and decision-makers need the creative power of design, its fresh ideas, new strategies and concepts for a society in transition and vice versa.

From the opening with the showrooms at Bikini Berlin, the DESIGN POOL, to the closing highlight, the OPEN STUDIO NIGHTS, the BNDNWK offers a variety of formats. Exhibitions, showrooms, talks and guided tours to workshops, screenings and conferences enliven the design world over eleven days at various locations in Berlin and online.

Designers, artists, studios, cultural institutions, universities and companies can still apply to participate in the curated program 2021 until March 31.

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