Five Years of DesignCalls

10 October 2014 marked the 5th anniversary of this blog.  In that time, over 650 CFPs have been posted. The blog has over 1200 followers and has had over 330,000 “hits.”

This is in very large part due to all the contributions that have been made.  I’m only the “stenographer.”  So I’d like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank everyone who has contributed to this blog.  If it enjoys any success, it’s due to the fine contributions that have been made.


About Fil Salustri
I'm a design methodologist and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Adjectives that describe me include: secular humanist, meritocrat, and long-winded. Some people call me a positivist too, as if that were a bad thing. Go figure. My real home page is

5 Responses to Five Years of DesignCalls

  1. Congratualation for your work! Great contribution for the design knowledge diffusion! Mandatory reading for our design graduate program at UNISINOS, Brazil.

  2. Christian says:

    Well done Fil!
    I appreciate your blog and the service it provides.

  3. Alexandre says:

    Congratulations! This work is very important for community of design in Amazon, Brazil.

  4. Kirsty says:

    Congratulations! This is a brilliant resource and one I use consistently to find out what is happening in our area! Keep up the great work. UTAS, Tasmania, Australia

  5. Michael Hohl says:

    Five years? How time flies. DesignCalls has become such an indispensable service that it is hard to imagine that the community once lived without it.
    Thank you Fil for all your time and effort in making it happen!

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