quinta-feira, 25 de setembro de 2008

9th Brazilian Biennial of Graphic Design

São Paulo (Brasil) - Organised by Icograda Professional member AGD Brasil, the 9th Brazilian Biennial of Graphic Design will assert the organisation's role as a major vehicle for public dissemination of contemporary thinking on national design.
The Biennial is an open space for reflection and development of design. This year's edition will search for expressions of contemporary trends and languages in Brazilian design.Deadline for entriesThe deadline for registration of entries has been extended until 27 September, 2008. Designers should submit original work, from which specially selected will chose the final pieces.The pre-selection results will be published on 10 October, 2008, and the final selection will be exhibited online on 10 November, 2008.
More: AGD Brasil website (in Portuguese).

sexta-feira, 19 de setembro de 2008

LOGO 2008: International Biennial Competition

The Slovak Design Center announced the First International Biennial Competition, LOGO 2008.The ambitious goal of LOGO 2008 is to introduce the best of the Slovak graphic design to the wide public, compare the level of Slovak creativity with the artists from neighbouring as well as more distant countries and meaningfully fill up the gap in industrial graphic presentation for a long period of time.
The Biennial Competition LOGO 2008 intends to join numerous exhibition activities in the field of utility graphics, which throughout the last decades were placed mainly in the premises of the present co-organisator of the Biennial Competition - The Central - Slovakian Gallery (formerly State Gallery) in the town of Banská Bystrica.LOGO 2008 is designed for professional graphic artists, designers, freelance artists, graphic studios, and advertising agencies as well as for university students with specialisation in Fine Arts, Graphic and Design.
Deadline for the Registration is October 15, 2008.

Dubai Lynx 2009: The Dubai International Advertising Festival

The 2nd Dubai International Advertising Festival, incorporating the Dubai Lynx awards, will take place 15-17 March 2009 at the newly built multi-purpose venue The Palladium, located in Dubai Media City.The 3-day Dubai International Advertising Festival - Dubai Lynx - the leading creative advertising event and awards for the Middle East and North Africa includes a seminar programme featuring top international speakers, a series of topical workshops, a young creative competition, exhibitions and screenings of all the entries and culminates in the Dubai Lynx awards ceremony."The first Festival saw some of the best creative advertising people in the world speak.The second Dubai International Advertising Festival will be just as powerful, bringing to the region insightful world leaders from which to learn and be inspired," said Dubai Lynx Festival Director, Steve Lane.

DINZ National Design Conference on Sustainability and Imminent Change

The Designers Institute of New Zealand (DINZ) is preparing for two upcoming events, the DINZ National Design Conference on Sustainability and Imminent Change and the The BeST Design Awards ceremony.National Design ConferenceThis year's DINZ National Design Conference is titled Sustainability and Imminent Change. Not only will the conference include outstanding design practitioners, but also experts in marketing who can offer vital insights into the decision making of clients and consumers.

A Better World by Design

What are designers doing to address critical issues facing today's world?How are engineers developing new technologies to improve life on earth?Where are entrepreneurs finding surprising opportunities in this mess?A Better World by Design will attempt to address these questions by demonstrating what professionals and academics are doing to promote sustainable development and change the world for the better.Over three days, you will hear from dozens of industry leaders about novel approaches and solutions to extreme poverty, access to basic resources, and environmental degradation.Workshops will put theory to practice in the spirit of engineering.

quinta-feira, 18 de setembro de 2008

Seoul Design Olympiad 2008

Seoul (China) - Pre-registration for the Seoul Design Olympiad 2008 has been extended until 25 September, 2008.
From 9-12 October, this Icograda endorsed event will bring together world class design experts and young design talents from various design sectors around the world. Organised by Seoul Metropolitan Government to enhance and promote Seoul as the center of world design, the Seoul Design Olympiad is line with Seoul's designation as the World Design Capital in 2010.
In order to receive the pre-registration discounted rate, registration must be done on the Seoul Design Olympiad website before 25 September. On-site registration at the regular rate will take place from 9-12 October at the registration desk.

Galeria:Stop War

This poster was submitted and selected as one of the winners of the Good 50x70 2008 competition in the "Child Mortality" category. The poster is an anti-war statement, demonstrating the "scene we will face if wars go on an on in the world". The text states "STOP WAR! Even watching this unreal scene is disgusting!"

sexta-feira, 12 de setembro de 2008

Design Conclave 2008

Mumbai (India) - From 25-26 September 2008, Design Conclave 2008 will take place in Mumbai, India. The Design Conclave 2008 is a two day conference, which will create a platform to connect, engage and involve people who provide design, people who commission design and people who use design.
Organised by FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry), this is the first industry-led initiative since the creation of a new design policy in India. The Conclave will create an opportunity for stakeholders from all design and business sectors to engage in a dialogue with competent authorities and decision makers to move further in creating and implementing sustained and integrated plan for design and innovation.The Industrial Design Centre (IDC) at IIT Bombay is the Principal Supporting Partner for the event. IDC is a member of the Icograda Education Network (IEN) and organised Icograda's Design Week in India held in February 2007. Prof. Ravi Poovaih, senior faculty member at IDC, is one of the featured speakeres.

segunda-feira, 8 de setembro de 2008

Anima 2009

The Brussels International Animation FestivalAnima, the international animation festival, will take place from the 20th to the 28th February 2009 at Flagey, Brussels in Belgium.This Anima 2009 Festival will be looking at the links between animation and the comic strip.The 100 films in the international competition (short and long films, commercials and music videos), retrospectives, expositions, lessons in cinema, workshops for children, professional days with "Futuranima", numerous special guests and the opening and closing nights make this an international event that ought not to be missed.


Em Setembro o Rio de Janeiro vai celebrar o design nacional com um evento especial, o Rio + Design.
Com o apoio e a coordenação da Secretaria de Estado de Desenvolvimento Econômico, Energia, Indústria e Serviços SEDEIS e do Grupo Consultivo de Design, designers, escritórios, universidades, instituições, empresas, lojas e restaurantes vão movimentar a cidade, mostrando o valor e a criatividade do design brasileiro.
O Rio + Design acontece simultaneamente ao Brazil Design Week – uma grande exposição de escritórios e produtos de design que será realizada no MAM entre 9 e 14 de Setembro e que trará para a cidade importantes empresários e palestrantes nacionais e internacionais.
Todo o potencial confirma que da mesma forma que a música, o cinema, a moda e a arquitetura, também o design produzido no Rio tem hoje padrão e reconhecimento internacional.
Programação completa: www.riomaisdesign.com.br

Hot Rods and Hairy Beasts

Hot Rods, Hula Girls, Hairy Beasts, Himalayan Head Hunters and the Holy Bible are just some of the subjects under discussion by illustrators Linzie Hunter, Rod Hunt, Nishant Choksi and Allan Sanders. No subject is too small for this group of seasoned professional illustrators and adventurers. With clients spanning the world of advertising, publishing, design and editorial this band of battle scarred buccaneers are prepared for the eventuality of just about anything. Their motto is simple : to illustrate the obscure... and beyond!

quinta-feira, 4 de setembro de 2008

Moscow Golden Bee 8 Biennale

Moscow (Russia) - On 1 September, 2008, Moscow saw the opening of the Golden Bee 8, the International Biennale of Graphic Design.
This event invites both professionals and the general public to discover the best works of graphic designers from all over the world.At the core of the Moscow biennale is the poster, a special genre in graphic design.
Posters show the very essence the profession's culture, demonstrating creative concepts and modern plastic tendencies. After looking through about three thousand posters, the Pre-selection Committee, representing designers from 43 countries, chose over 700 works for the final Golden Bee 8 exhibition.
With the exception of Russia, Iran and Poland represent the largest number of posters, outnumbering the usual favorites, Japan and China.Two additional anniversary nominations are represented at Golden bee 8. The nominations are "Futurism 100" and "New Cyrillics 300".
Nomination "Futurism 100" is devoted to centenary of the artistic movement which gave an impulse to avant-garde of the 20th century. Nomination "Futurism 100" is the first input of graphic design into this process. The pre-selection committee has chosen about 100 projects of various genres of graphic design for the final competition.The second additional nomination, "New Cyrillics 300", is dedicated to 300 anniversary of the renewed Cyrillic alphabet.
It is represented by nearly 200 projects that give a comprehensive overview of modern artistic search in the realm of typeface design.As part of the event this year, the exceptional jury members will give public lectures and presentations, which are especially important for students and young designers. The event will run until 12 September 2008.
For more information, please contact:Russian State Library Centre of Public Relations Vozdvizhenka 3/5MoscowRussia 119019 E: serov@dubki.ruW: www.goldenbee.org