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
DesignThinkers, Canada’s premier conference for visual communicators, beyond Toronto for the first time! This annual design conference provides insights into design thinking, design process and strategy, helping delegates strengthen their ability to deliver outstanding visual communications and cutting-edge design innovation. The conference will take place on May 30 & 31st at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre.
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
Made in Space is a hybrid event combining the magic of a festival, the depth of a conference and the hands-on experience of a workshop. During the 3-day event three themes are explored: Circular Societies, Coexistence and digital empowerment. Made in Space is a happing organized by Space10, a future-living lab and exhibition space.
Price: DKK350 - DKK875
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
Second edition of POST Design Festival. The design festival explores the working life of the visual communicator and the ethics of design, with an emphasis on graphic design, illustration and image making. The speakers will explore the personal and political aspects of their work, debates will tease out the realities of personal and commercial practice and workshops will allow participants to explore new approaches to creation and communication.
We interviewed founders Jody Barton and Peter Folkmar just before the first edition about starting the festival, and its identity. Read the feature.
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.
Redo is an annual three-day event in Prishtina. This is the sixth edition, and brings together designers from around the world to create a discourse around the current issues within the practice of graphic design.
We talked with REDO's program director Bardhi Haliti. We talk about organizing, graphic design, education and Pristina. Read the interview.
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
Beyond tellerrand is an event for the design and development community. Taking place in Düsseldorf and Berlin.
We recently interviewed Marc Thiele, founder and organiser of beyond tellerrand about how he finds the right mix of speakers, side events, swag and partnerships. Read the feature
Price: € 179 - 279
DesignThinkers, Canada’s premier conference for visual communicators. This annual design conference provides insights into design thinking, design process and strategy, helping delegates strengthen their ability to deliver outstanding visual communications and cutting-edge design innovation. The conference will take place on November 7 - 8 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
#Integrated2017 is the sixth edition of this 2-day Art & Design Conferenc, Organized by St. Lucas School of Arts Antwerp & deSingel Antwerp. Started in 2007 the biennial aims to provide a platform for the diverse but interesting visions of designers, artists, architects and philosophers on how we can develop a new and sustainable dynamic in tomorrow’s society.
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.