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Antwerp Poster Festival 2020: Outdoor Exhibition

📍 Antwerp, Belgium

The Antwerp Poster Festival is an international poster competition returning for its second edition. Their open call resulted in 2.107 submissions from over 75 different countries. A talented jury then selected the 50 best posters for APF2020 which will be exhibited at Spoor Oost in Antwerp.

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    Global Design Forum

    📍 London , United Kingdom

    Global Design Forum is London Design Festival’s curated thought leadership program, celebrating design and the minds shaping its future. Taking place throughout the Festival at the V&A, the Forum features a unique mix of talks, debates, tours, and workshops that together reflects the most innovative thinking in the world of design today.

      Graphic Days® Transitions

      📍 Turin, Italy

      Graphic Days® is a project promoted by Print Club Torino and dedicated to Italian and international visual design. Every year, Graphic Days® involves the most relevant artists, professionals and agencies of the international scene in a widespread festival.

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        of Strelka Institute

        of Traffic Design

        of London College of Communication

        of Tactical Tech

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        Forward Festival Vienna powered by Magenta

        📍 Vienna, Austria

        The Forward Festival stands for interesting talks and personal interaction with the most renowned minds from the fields of design, creativity and communication, who reveal their experiences, personal success and learnings to the audience. Next to presentations and talks, the extensive program consists of workshops, student talks, after show parties, live performances and happenings as well as the expo area. This program will once again be expanded for the 5th anniversary and will offer many specials and surprises for its visitors.

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          of Ars Electronica

          of Toiletpaper Magazine

          of KesselsKramer

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          Livestream ticket Early Bird 45€ Livestream ticket Regular 85€


          Postponed Bitscon

          📍 Bangkok, Thailand

          Bitscon, the only Typographic & Type Design Festival in South East Asia

            HOW Design Live

            📍 Boston, USA

            Now more than ever, designers have the opportunity to change the world. HOW? A new paradigm is emerging that asks not what the future holds for design, but questions HOW we want to live as a society. Designers have the unique ability to envision, design, and imagine a better world. Massive shifts are underway for brands in the areas of sustainability, circularity, politics, activism, cultural movements, big data, and emerging technology, but HOW do we thrive in a world disrupted by so much change?

              🙋‍♀️ 🙋‍♂️ Speakers

              • Chase Jarvis
              • Boyuan Gao and Jahan Mantin
              • Stephen Gates
              • Johnny Cupcakes
              • Cey Adams
              • Emily Oberman
              • Brian Buirge and Jason Bacher
              • and many more.

              Design: Vertical and Horizontal Growth

              📍 Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia

              ’Design: Vertical and Horizontal Growth’ aims to encouraging the global design community to express their opinions on the role of design as a humanizing practice in the context of multidirectional development complicated by the COVID pandemic.

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                • Laini Burton
                • Lev Manovich
                • Dmitry Bulatov
                • more speakers TBA

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                Postponed beyond tellerrand // DÜSSELDORF 2020

                📍 Düsseldorf, Germany

                This is number 10! Ten editions of beyond tellerrand in Düsseldorf. Join beyond tellerrand to celebrate 10 years of creativity, inspiration, learning and meeting with a lovely group of people each and every year. The main conference is taking place on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th and as usual, beyond tellerrand has a lot of other things planned around those dates with side events and workshops. The organization, Marc Thiele, is planning some special surprises for the 10th edition. Not sure what it is going to be, but let’s find out … Get your tickets from September 30th, 2019 on. See you in Düsseldorf!

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                  Early Bird €199 Regular Pass €299


                  Online SmashingConf SF

                  📍 San Francisco, USA

                  The Smashing Conference is a four-day event for professional web designers and web developers.

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                    Super Early Bird — 399 USD Early Bird — 499 USD Regular — 599 USD Last Tickets — 699 USD Workshop — 499 USD Conference + 1 Workshop Ticket — 998 USD Conference + 2 Workshop Tickets — 1397 USD


                    AIGA Design Conference 2020

                    📍 Pittsburgh, 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.

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                      of Pentagram

                      of Airbnb

                      of Accenture Applied Intelligence

                      of Parsons School of Design

                      of VSCO

                      of Impossible Foods

                      of Carnegie Mellon University

                      of Mailchimp

                      of Nielsen Norman Group

                      of Brad Frost Web

                      of Basecamp

                      of R/GA

                      of 99% Invisible

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                      Nonmember prices! Through October 23, 2019: $1,095. October 24, 2019 through January 22, 2020: $1,295. January 23 through March 25, 2020: $1,495. Prices for members, educators and students are cheaper.


                      The Design Conference 2020

                      📍 Brisbane, Australia

                      The Design Conference is an event for creatives. They discuss more than the future of design — but what design means in the hearts and minds of the world's favorite creative leaders. By being transparent and vulnerable, The Design Conference engineers an experience that is designed to move, motivate, educate and connect.

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                        Ultra Early (May 2019) — Save 50% Super Early (Dec 2019) — Save 40% Early (Jan 2020) — Save 20%
                        Promocode: 20% Off Coupon launching March 15.


                        S-H-O-W conference

                        📍 Utrecht, The Netherlands

                        S-H-O-W is an event on data visualization in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The conference reaches out to designers, data analysts, coders and communication experts who are interested in DataViz. There are speakers, workshops and pop-up sessions.

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                          • Hannah Davis
                          • Shadi El Hajj
                          • Andy Kirk
                          • Lisa Charlotte Rost
                          • Giovanni Magni
                          • Katie Peek
                          • Steve Haroz
                          • Eventhia Dimara
                          • Sandra Rendgen
                          • Boris Muller
                          • RJ Andrews

                          Canvas Conference

                          📍 Birmingham, UK

                          A single-day digital product and experience conference sharing actionable insights from makers, to makers. Inspirational and informative talks for people who design, make and deliver digital products and experiences There’s no high-level overviews or brand evangelists, just real people, in the work, sharing their experiences and learnings.

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                            of SpaceX

                            of 1Password

                            of Callsign

                            of Google

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                            From £165


                            Us by Night 5 - design & creativity festival

                            📍 Antwerp, Belgium

                            The 5th edition of Us by Night a design & creativity festival that turned into a unique night experience. With an inspiring lineup of 70+ artists and an endless market, it's guaranteed to provide you 3 nights you don't want to miss.

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                              Student Combi €110 Super Early Bird €110 (SOLD OUT) Early Bird €135 Regular €155 Regular Group (+10 tickets) €145


                              Offset Dublin [Postponed]

                              📍 Dublin, Ireland

                              11th edition of OFFSET Dublin. OFFSET is a 3 day creative conference on creativity and bringing together the best in International and Irish creative talent in graphic design, illustration, street and fine art, film, photography, moving image and much, much more.

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                                Student Ticket €125 Recent Grad Ticket €170 Professional Ticket €245


                                OFFF Barcelona

                                📍 Barcelona, Spain

                                20th edition of OFFF Barcelona. Born as a post-digital culture festival, now feeding the future through a 3-day design conferences, workshops and performances by the most relevant artists of our time. OFFF hosts innovative and international talents to share their insightful experiences. It’s the key meeting point for all talents around the world to unite and collaborate.

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                                  • Adam Lisagor
                                  • Albert Exergian
                                  • Antfood
                                  • BEEPLE
                                  • Baugasm
                                  • Burn & Broad
                                  • CROWD
                                  • Claudia Gödke
                                  • Echoic
                                  • Ekaterina Solomeina
                                  • FOREAL
                                  • Fabien Barral aka Mr. Cup
                                  • Future Deluxe
                                  • GMUNK
                                  • HATO
                                  • HORT
                                  • Hola Lou
                                  • Indi Maverick
                                  • James Paterson
                                  • Jared Tarbell
                                  • Jean Jullien
                                  • Josh Higgins
                                  • Joshua Davis
                                  • Marshmallow Laser Feast
                                  • Meg Lewis
                                  • Middle Boop
                                  • Mucho Partner: Loran Stosskopf
                                  • Musketon and Friends
                                  • Neil Mendoza
                                  • Olga Midlenko
                                  • Omelet
                                  • STATE
                                  • Sam Rolfes
                                  • Serial Cut
                                  • Liza Enebeis
                                  • TeYosh
                                  • Tessa Forrest AKA Subliming
                                  • Tommy Perez
                                  • Twenty Third C
                                  • Yambo Studio

                                  🎟 Tickets

                                  Regular 199.65€ Early Bird 180.00€ Mega Early Bird 150.00€


                                  Gather

                                  📍 Stockholm, Sweden

                                  Gather is not your average conference or music festival. It investigates society and its future, embraces complexity and bursts filter bubbles to offer inspiring and unexpected experiences for the curious minds. Gather hosts some of the most interesting speakers and artists active in the world today.

                                    Berlin Letters

                                    📍 Berlin, Germany

                                    Berlin Letters is a festival for lettering, sign painting, calligraphy and type design. Three days of exchange and inspiration for designers and all font enthusiasts - with great speakers, professional workshops and Halligalli. For listening, watching, hand-laying. And of course to meet people and networks.

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                                      CSS Day 2020 + dsgnday

                                      📍 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

                                      CSS Day (12th of June) will feature sessions by seven world-class speakers about curious, badly-known, or otherwise interesting CSS features. dsgnday (11th of June) does the same, but for design and UX. Make no mistake, this is an advanced conference. We ask our speakers to treat CSS and design topics that they themselves, as well as the attendees, can geek out on.

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                                        • Adam Argyle
                                        • Ana Ferreira
                                        • Chen Hui Jing
                                        • Chris Mills
                                        • Lynn Fisher
                                        • Maike Klip
                                        • Michelle Barker
                                        • Miriam Suzanne
                                        • Peter Boersma
                                        • Razvan Caliman
                                        • Stephen Hay & Umar Hansa

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                                        Content by Design

                                        📍 London, UK

                                        Content by Design is one of the first UK events for content design and UX writing professionals. It will provide 2 days of inspiration, practical advice and skills development, with a mix of talks and hands-on workshops from some of the biggest names in the industry.

                                          beyond tellerrand // BERLIN

                                          📍 Berlin, Germany

                                          Berlin’s no. 7. beyond tellerrand is back in Berlin to celebrate creativity and inspiration. Come and join us for motivating, thoughtful and educational talks, workshops and side events. The main show takes place on August 25th and 26th with workshops and side events around these two days. As you might recognize we moved the event from November to September and maybe we are able to use the lovely outside area of the venue as well this time. Registration opens January 20th, 2020.

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                                            Early Bird €199 Regular Pass €299


                                            beyond tellerrand // MUNICH

                                            📍 Munich, Germany

                                            We are back in Munich! Join us for the second edition in Munich after 2018. Two days with exciting talks plus workshops and Side Events around those two days. The core event, the conference with talks and 500+ people, is taking place on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd of November 2020. Ticket sale starts April 1st. Stay tuned for more information soon.

                                              🎟 Tickets

                                              Early Bird €199 Regular Pass €299


                                              Postponed OFFF Vienna

                                              📍 Vienna, Austria

                                              3rd edition of OFFF Vienna a Visual Design Festival. Offf connects, grows and inspires people through interdisciplinary art and creativity in order to boost knowledge exchange and collaboration.

                                                🎟 Tickets

                                                Mega Early Bird €129 Early Bird € 159 Regular €189