Eindhoven, The Netherlands
A Festival On Economy, without Economists. Economia is a threeday festival in which they collectively explore new ideas and thinking about our economy. The event is a laboratory for ideas, a place where attendees can step out of the existing frame. The festival will use unexpected and playful approaches looking at the essentials of economy, thus establishing a fresh point of view on the economic system and our society. During the festival the second edition of Renewable Futures conference will take place and aims to push the boundaries of our thinking about economy.
The Architecture + Design Film Festival (A+DFF) presents critically acclaimed films focusing on the importance of architecture and design in everyday life. The films cover a range of design-oriented topics from architecture and urban design to graphics and product design. A+DFF is the only festival in Canada devoted solely to architecture and design.
6th edition of Pictoplasma conference in Berlin. Pictoplasma is a contemporary character design and art conference. The program has artist talks, animation screenings and panel discussions celebrating the next generation of character design and art!
First edition of Biennale de design graphique (Biennale of graphic design) in Chaumont. Formaly known as The Festival of Chaumont. The biennale presents: exhibitions, a conference, international poster competition, 7 workshops and parties!
One Day Out is an international single day conference held in the heart of Denmark, Odense. The goal of the conference is to gather people for a day of inspiration and meeting new people. With speakers, from all over the world, sharing their stories, experiences and/or show some of their greatest work.
Read our 2016 interview with Thomas Kjaergaard, co-organizer at One Day Out.
Price: DKK 600
Live event of creative and design thinking platform of Semi Permanent. It's not only to inspire, but also enabling the creative community by bringing together renowned designers, artists and creative icons.
We talked with Murray Bell about challenges, experiences and enabling the creative community... Read the full feature
First edition of All Eyes on Type a calligraphy & typography festival. Expect two days full of calligraphy workshops for beginners, a masterclass on script letter, expositions and lectures from international font gangsters, letter fights, serif showdowns and more…
Price: € 5 lecture, € 85 workshops
After the success of the debut edition, Italy's event dedicated to design, innovation, tech and creativity is back with a stunning new line-up of speakers. Digital Design Day offers a conferences, workshops, installations and many social and networking activities.
Second edition of OFFF festival in Italy. This post-digital culture festival brings a combination of creatives, on/offline designers, motion designers, thinkers, sound designers, graphic designers, theorists, developers and … curious people from all over the world to meet and collaborate.
London, United Kingdom
Here is It’s Nice That’s annual one-day symposium Friday 9 June. The event brings together the most exciting creative talent from the UK and abroad together for inspiring and entertaining experience, exploring creative processes and ideas.
Price: Standard Tickets: £175 / Student Tickets: £80
Forward Festival, the Munich edition. Forward Festival stands for creativity, design and communication. The festival brings together the international and local creative heads, who provide insights into their success stories in an exciting atmosphere. The conference, the centerpiece of the festival is accompanied by various side events, such as workshops networking events and after parties.
Price: € 200 regular ticket, € 240 late bird ticket
New York, United States
This two-day conference is the highlight of the thirt Typographics Festival. It's centered on the use of type for publications, advertising, corporate identity, user interfaces, and motion graphics. There will also be Tours, Type@Cooper Workshops, TypeLab, and the Typographics Bookfair.
Price: $ 250 - 400
Forward Festival, the Zurich edition. Forward Festival stands for creativity, design and communication. The festival brings together the international and local creative heads, who provide insights into their success stories in an exciting atmosphere. The conference, the centerpiece of the festival is accompanied by various side events, such as workshops networking events and after parties.
Price: € 300 regular ticket, € 350 late bird ticket
CXI conference is an one-day brand and corporate identity event organized by Bielefeld School of Design. During the sessions questions like: What defines the effectiveness of a corporate identity project? What exactly is needed, from both client and agency? And how can such a complex process be implemented in a way that works? Will be addressed, next to showcasing re-design for big brands.
Price: € 10 - 189
Boston, United States
TypeCon is the annual typography-focused convention run by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA). TypeCon conferences focuses on, but is not limited to, the areas of typography, type design, printing, letterpress, calligraphy, the book arts, publishing, design education, and type-related technologies including webfonts.
A two day explore of complexity and trends in the digital world of ours. The curated sessions help you connect the dots between the widespread disciplines and topics such as culture, arts, human behavior, tech and science.
We talked with Cecilia Frankel, of The Conference. On organizing and curating the sixth edition of the festival, and why the world needs more fluffiness. Read the feature.
Minneapolis, United States
The AIGA Design Conference brings the design community together to experience provocative speakers, local culture, nightly networking receptions, competitions, exhibitions, professional development sessions and face-to-face roundtables with your design heroes.
Price: $ 425 - 1250
Fourth edition of Graphic Design Festival Scotland. The festival promotes the best of international graphic design and visual communication and aims to inspire and educate through active engagement. Networking and socialising play a key role in the festival and we aim to build relationships and networks across the world. The programme offers workshops, talks, panel discussions, exhibitions, competitions, music and more.
We talked with the founders of the festival, Beth Wilson and James Gilchrist (Warriors Studio). Read the interview
Us By Night is a design & creativity festival turned into a unique night experience. With an inspiring lineup and an endless market it's guaranteed to provide ypu 3 nights you don't want to miss.