ICED Event for Young People: The Future of Design (August 2013, Seoul Korea)

Dates: 19-22 August 2013
Location: Seoul, Korea
Contact: tinos@ethz.ch
Deadline for submissions: 21 June 2013

The Future of Design (Design of the Future – ICED 2013) is a Design Society event for young people.

Speakers will include participants of the ICED13 conference and the local design, engineering and business community. Masters students, PhD students, Post Docs and other young people, i.e. up to and including seven years from their last degree, are invited to apply. Only 10-12 spaces are available to broadcast your vision on “The Future of Design – Design of the Future”!

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anti-po-des journal volume 2 (Dec 2011)

Design Futures : Laboratories and design foundations
Deadline for abstracts: 30 Dec 2011
Website: www.anti-po-des-designjournal.org.nz

New Zealand’s international reputation as a ‘social laboratory’ emerged at the end of the 19th century as a result of innovative labour relations, universal suffrage for women and social welfare legislation. This reputation for social innovation inflects the powerful cultural myth of #8 wire-technological innovation based on rapid adoption and adaptation of industrial production to the diverse environmental conditions of southern islands remote from the major industrial centres.

However, as with all industrialising nations, New Zealand made considerable efforts to develop a sustaining design culture, from the first industrial exhibition in 1865 and the implementation of formal design education in 1870, to the New Zealand Industrial Design Council (1967-88), Designers Institute of New Zealand (1991-) and BetterByDesign (2004-).

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