- VR and AR displays
- Sound simulation
- Interactive design
- Navigation in architectural space
- Exploration of abstract design spaces
- Solutions for co-design
- Design (more…)
Technology’s integration in our daily lives is becoming increasingly ubiquitous. It’s in our pockets, in our ears and in every room of our house. It has changed our relationship with others, with products and with the organisations that serve us. From government to banking, from healthcare to (more…)
We believe in the power of design to drive much-needed change in health. As the annual conference hosted by Mad*Pow’s Center for Health Experience Design, the Health Experience Design Conference provides a unique crossroads for a diverse community of executives and practitioners in design, innovation, research, (more…)
The conference which inspires, celebrates and promotes not only diversity in design, but the diversity of design.
Each year we focus on the themes of:
The Women in UX workshops are the first of it’s kind for UX Australia. In the last year, the UX Australia team uncovered a disturbing pattern; more men than women were proposing talks for UX Australia and Design Leadership. For example, the Design Leadership conference had submissions (more…)
By Design is a conference about design and business, based in Bratislava, Slovakia – June 6, 2020
The conference will be held in Bratislava, at the P. O. Hviezdoslav Theatre in the historical centre of Bratislava. The venue has an intimate atmosphere with a soft touch of socialist architecture.
You can find more (more…)
Every day will consist of keynote presentations, case studies, roundtable discussions and visits to the top companies who adopted the human-centered approach, where you will meet the teams behind their latest research and innovation. Some people call our format a ‘design safari’, some say it’s a VIP behind-the-scenes experience or a research trip. (more…)
The program for the summit is live!
With a panel of international speakers and hosts, we invite you to discover our take on the New Dawn of interaction design education.
The talks and workshops are broadly clustered as follows:
The dmi:Academic Design Management Research Conference (ADMC) “Impact the Future by Design“ will be held in Toronto on August 5-6, 2020. The conference will explore how design adds value to innovation, competitiveness, and social good.
DMI is currently accepting qualified volunteers to serve as dmi:Academic Design Management Conference (ADMC) paper reviewers. Reviewers will be assigned (more…)
The DTRS series of meetings was launched at TUDelft in 1992. It aims to research design thinking on the base of real-world evidence. Each of the last 12 meetings has dealt with a specific topic (more…)
My name is Sabina from Tangible Music Lab at the University of Art and Design Linz. I am urgently looking for a PhD student focusing on the area of cultural studies, social science, or humanity, especially the topic related to technology and science, or human and nonhuman discourses, or media theory (more…)
In keeping with the enduring aims and objectives of the ICDHS the conference theme LESSONS TO LEARN? Past design experiences and contemporary design practices approach design from two principal perspectives that emerged in the (more…)
Over the last 30 years, the average lifetime of products has decreased significantly. This means that every day we throw away products, which have cost significant resources and valuable materials to produce. This PhD project is set up with the ambition of approaching (more…)
After the great success of the 2019 edition, you are cordially invited to participate in the 3rd International Conference on Additive Manufacturing, Modeling Systems and 3D Prototyping (AMMSP), as a part of the 11th Applied Human (more…)
2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Jane Jacobs’ The Economy of Cities. It came a decade after her seminal work, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, and heralded a new age in thinking about the city. (more…)
The Design Research Society 2020 International Conference will be hosted by Griffith University at Brisbane, Australia. As with the previous DRS biennial conferences, DRS2020 will be one of the major forums to discuss and present cutting-edge design research. DRS2020 invites high-quality research papers, together with conversation and workshop proposals.
DRS2020 explores SYNERGY– the (more…)
London Design Fair is located in the creative heart of East London, the London Design Fair is a four-day event that brings together the exhibitors from different countries, including; independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC, Canada) and Carleton University are pleased to announce a call for expressions of interest to research on Gendered Design in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) in Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs).
Aligned with the vision of Cumulus Association and its commitment for sharing design knowledge and practices in a global and multidisciplinary perspective, Sapienza University of Rome will host the Annual Cumulus conference with the aim to house and foster the international debate on the current cultural, social, and economic challenges (more…)
Pictorials are papers in which the visual components (e.g. diagrams, sketches, illustrations, renderings, photographs, annotated photographs, and collages) play a major role in conveying the ideas and contributions of a study in addition to the accompanying text. Pictorials leverage (more…)
The scheme is intended to support design research projects by DRS Student Members. Applications to help undertake the project (e.g. funds for equipment, prototyping, accessing research subjects, data collection and analysis etc) and where an impactful publication or practical output will result, are favoured. Co-funding is encouraged. Applications for travel funds (more…)
dmi’s President Carole Bilson meets online with innovation leaders from around the world to discuss important issues where design, business, and education meet. Join the conversation. For more information click here
The future presents new challenges and opportunities for design. Those who manage design must equip themselves to confront rapid change on all fronts – economic, environmental, and social. Research and practice must increasingly collaborate to keep pace with the needs of today and (more…)
Professor Leon Cruickshank will be leading the Beyond Imagination project, working with Professor Rachel Cooper and professor Nick Dunn which is going to enable more high impact and more radical design research.
They will be recruiting 33 people to the part of Beyond Imagination, watch the space (more…)
Welcome to the 16th Biennial Participatory Design Conference (PDC) in Manizales, Colombia. This is the first time PDC will be held in South America, hosted by Universidad de Caldas in conjunction with their Festival de la Imagen 2020
Participation(s) otherwise: What (more…)
For the MA Eco-Social Design we offering a range of diverse teaching positions for the next academic year. Beyond excellence in the specific fields, we are looking for people who enjoy transdisciplinary collaboration and transformative practices.
You can find more information here
Discussion and further development of all aspects of design knowledge from cognition and philosophy, to methods and tools, from research theory to practice.
The DESIGN Conference programme offers broad exchange possibilities to researchers and practitioners, strategic decision makers, managers, design and engineering professionals, national or regional agencies or governmental bodies.
Our goal is (more…)
ADADA 2019 invites papers describing original contributions in all fields of art and design associated with digital technologies and related research areas. All submissions should be in English. For every accepted submission, it is required that at least one author will attend the conference to present the work. Research topics of (more…)
Corridor Conversations is a one day symposium for design research students across the UK. The aim of the event is to bring together those carrying out research about and through design, with the aim of growing a research community.
This symposium will take an alternative approach to academic conferences focusing on discussions and actions, oppose to traditional formal (more…)
Institute Integrative Design, Academy of Art and Design
November 1 – 2, 2019
Deadline: Apr 22, 2019
The particular epistemic and innovative potentials of Design Research are increasingly recognized within the wider academic sphere and are in constantly growing demand by businesses, (more…)
With 21 diverse categories, there’s plenty of opportunities to share your branding project with the world.
Now celebrating our 6th year, we are the world’s most comprehensive and independent visual identity competition.
In what proved to be another wonderful year for the (more…)
Last year, The Culture Capital Exchange launched an Arts and Health Forum as a discussion and knowledge exchange platform for member researchers and staff as well as those working in the arts, cultural sectors and/or health-related fields. So far the forum has hosted (more…)
Connected Futures, led by Professor Karen Cham, is sponsoring the Develop: Research academic track, an applied research showcase at influential games industry conference, Develop : Brighton. The conference will be held between 9-11 July 2019 at the Hilton Brighton Metropole in Brighton and (more…)
International Conference on Design and Technology – June 18-19, 2019
Technion, Haifa, Israel
The Design-Tech 2019 conference is a new and unique platform for researchers and practitioners in the field of design initiated to showcase their work. Being held for the first time at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, the conference will (more…)
4D is an International Conference aimed to discuss the role of Design in developing value for social entities, technological advancement, and business creation and revamping. Modern and nascent economies indeed are adopting design as a competitive lever to embed continuous and discontinuous technology in new (more…)
Dates of Event 18th June 2019 – 21st June 2019
The Academy for Design Innovation Management 2019 London International Research Conference will be hosted by Loughborough University London. The ADIM International Research Conference 2019 is organised in collaboration with members from international partners: Hong Kong Polytechnic, Politecnico (more…)
DMI: Design Management Conference Lnodon April 2-4 2019
The Designers Dilemma: Managing Disruption in an Uncertain World
For different types of organizations – large/small, start-ups/established, private sector/public sector – organizing and managing through this era of change involves addressing different challenges and opportunities. What are the common principles and practical examples from the (more…)
Design Research for Change Symposium
Design Museum, London
Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 December 2019
A quick search of the word “design” reveals hundreds of different definitions. Likewise, there are many different designers – different disciplines, different attitudes, different goals, different agendas, different ways of working, different ways of doing research, different outputs, and (more…)
There is a growing list of great new design research journals, with She Ji and Sciences du Design (est. 2015) as prime examples. The most recent addition is the Journal of Design Thinking (JDT), dedicated to the academic study of design thinking, creativity and cognition, as well as the broader topic of industrial design.
Initiate, sustain, expand
The value of socially engaged practices in social
Call for Abstracts extended: Monday 4 February 2019
Socially Engaged Design Conference (SED) is a two-day event that discusses how
researchers and practitioners propose and implement solutions to tackle contemporary
SED 2 will explore the role of art and design in driving social (more…)
We have several Complementary Places available for Early Career Researchers from Global South countries who are planning to present papers at the upcoming Academy for Design Innovation Management conference| 2019 London.
Researchers are eligible to apply if you are from the Global South countries:
Poster deadline is on Tuesday 5 February 2019
Notice of acceptance is on Tuesday 19 February 2019
Registration for the ADIM Collective 2019 Research Development Workshop ONLY is on Tuesday 16 April 2019
Note: Those who will register for the conference the attendance of the ADIM Collective Research Workshop is inclusive
For more information, you may go to the link below,
DeTao Master’s Academy in Shanghai (DETAOESSLINGER.COM) is hiring 2 talented full/part-time teachers for the Strategic Design and Innovation (Esslinger Studio) department.
1. An Associate Studio Manager (Foundation Level Students; Freshman/Sophomore focus) the Chinese language preferred.
2. Advanced Design Teacher (Innovation focus; Junior/Senior level, could be part-time), English (more…)
Design for sustainability is not the panacea we hoped it would be when it was first introduced in the latter part of the 20th century. Today, the health of both our environment and our societies is at a critical state, at a breaking point, (more…)
This podcast series focuses on sharing stories and experiences of strong and remarkable South Asian women who loves travelling and exploring the world. Through this series, Komal Faiz hopes to bring forward the narratives of South Asian women in the conversation about travelling and tourism.
Below is the link to the first (more…)
The Royal College of Art is the UK’s only entirely postgraduate art and design university. In 2018/19 the College will have some 2,300 students registered for MA, MRes, MPhil and PhD degrees and over 450 (more…)
The Academy for Design Innovation Management conference invites proposals for workshops that will engage and reflect upon the conference theme “Research Perspectives In the era of Transformations”. The workshop proposals are due by Wednesday 20 February 2019.
The full call can be accessed here.
The Academy for Design Innovation Management Conference 2019 invites an international community of scholars and practitioners to share their stories from the front lines. The case studies proposals are due by 15 January 2019.
More information can be accessed here.
Socially Engaged Design Conference (SED) is a two-day event that discusses how researchers and practitioners propose and implement solutions to tackle contemporary societal issues. SED 2 will explore the role of art and design in driving social change. Under the umbrella theme of (more…)
This conference series commenced in 1989 to provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of state-of-the-art and cutting-edge research on computational and cognitive models of design creativity and became known as the “Heron island” conferences.
This conference, the Thirtieth Anniversary Heron island conference, aims (more…)
The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) at the University of Washington seeks an individual dedicated to excellence in teaching and research programs to join our dynamic interdisciplinary intellectual community in 2019.
For more information go to the (more…)
This is an interdisciplinary Master’s program grounded in environmental humanities and political ecology with further options to focus on a range of topical areas from theories of nature-culture studies to Anthropocene studies, climate change cultures to green urbanisms, eco-literatures and global supply chains to indigenous knowledge amongst other issues. More information (more…)
The sixth issue will be published between July 15 and September 15, 2019. The deadline for full versions of papers and visual narratives written and/or designed that meet Dialectic Issue 06’s categorical descriptions (see below) is: 5:00 pm CDT, January 4, 2019.
Dialectic’s sixth issue will publish pieces that articulate research, scholarly (more…)
Design and Authority
May 2 – 4 2019 – İzmir, Turkey
Those who are interested in contributing papers to the thirteenth 4T Symposium are invited to submit a title and an extended abstract of 1000 words through EasyChair by January 25th 2019. Registration to Easy-Chair is essential in order to submit abstracts. The symposium (more…)
Cumulus welcomes proposals for academic and professional papers for the Cumulus 2019 conference ‘Around the Campfire: Resilience and Intelligence’. The goal of the conference is to bring together academics and practitioners from various fields of art and design to facilitate inspiring and progressive discussion by sharing knowledge of past, existing, and (more…)
This question is a provocation for design research. What do, or should, we care about in design and design research today? The 8th biennial NORDES conference poses the question, Who cares? exploring related questions, issues and propositions concerning responsibilities, relationships, ways of doing and directing design today.
Possible themes include but (more…)
In recent decades, the design has faced great challenges and profound transformations. Its traditional approach to crafting and shaping the tangible world has been revolutionized by the way this very world has changed, becoming infused with digital technologies that have made it smarter, more interactive, (more…)
Position Open for a Senior Researcher in Design or Human-Computer Interaction
The applied research centre Fraunhofer AICOS, located in Portugal, is looking for a senior researcher (PhD holder) in Design or Human-Computer Interaction. You may find the announcement as below,
ADIM – London June 2019 https://designinnovationmanagement.com/
CHI – Glasgow May 2019 http://chi2019.acm.org/
D4. Designing Development Developing Design – Osaka October 2019 http://4d-conference.com/
DMI – London April 2019 https://www.dmi.org/general/custom.asp?page=conferences
DS – Delft August 2019 http://iced19.org
EAD – Dundee April 2019 https://ead2019dundee.com/
IASDR – Manchester September 2019) https://iasdr2019.org/
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced individual for the post of Principal Innovation Fellow to work in the Assistive Technologies Innovation Centre (ATIC), based within UWTSD’s Swansea College of Art (more…)
The forthcoming International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED19, will continue (more…)
Time: 8:30 – 17:30
Organiser: The Danish Design Centre, The Danish Business Authority and Innovation Fund Denmark
Address: Danish Design Centre, Bryghuspladsen 8, BLOX, 1473 Kobenhavn K, Denmark
Experimentation by Design – Creating Agile Governance in Business and Policy
The technological development is happening at an increasing pace, and new business models emerge in (more…)
Full-time Tenure-track Faculty Position in Communication and Information
The College of Communication and Information at Kent State University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track and/or tenured position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor in one of the following areas: web development/programming, emerging media or human-computer interaction.
Come join us at the Academy for Design Innovation Management!
We are currently looking for online editors to help us with sourcing, editing and upload content on the ADIM website. This includes:
The Academy for Design Innovation Management (ADIM) Conference operates as a platform for knowledge creation, collaboration and advancement across a diverse range of Design Innovation and Design Management discipline areas. The conference attracts speakers and attendees from across the globe, including recognised industry professionals, international scholars and emerging researchers operating in the creative, (more…)
The School of Design at University of Montreal, Canada is seeking applicants for a position of Professor of Industrial Design at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
Candidates must have experience in teaching fundamental notions of design and expertise related to industrial design.
For more info see:
Within the Design for Sustainability group at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, at Delft University of Technology, there are currently two open positions.
Design of Smart Products and Services for a circular economy – Tenure track position (assistant professor)
We are looking for a colleague who can explore, both in theory (more…)
The University of Sydney is looking to fill three positions in their Design Innovation team:
Closing date: 11:30pm, 14 October 2018
Several exciting academic positions at QUT Australia.
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Fashion: https://qut.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.listJobs&jobid=7A2D5465-D6D2-859C-9D2A-A4747838229A&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=1877E01E%2D78DD%2D4ED2%2D9D7A%2D9DB40135CFF4&JobListID=73e3bb51%2D1aa7%2Ddb29%2D2ea3%2D52af99b4f747&jobsListKey=8f6082fe%2D3762%2D4668%2Dba35%2D2d65d0be1efd&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,JobListID,jobsListKey,JobID&lid=44936600088
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Industrial Design: https://qut.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.listJobs&jobid=4DBC3476-51CE-7A1A-7CFB-A47478679495&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=1877E01E%2D78DD%2D4ED2%2D9D7A%2D9DB40135CFF4&JobListID=73e3bb51%2D1aa7%2Ddb29%2D2ea3%2D52af99b4f747&jobsListKey=c6ac795a%2Da5fa%2D479a%2Dbada%2Df9c664815ca4&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,JobListID,jobsListKey,JobID&lid=15969340098
Lecturer in Interaction Design: https://qut.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.listJobs&jobid=D08DF7BD-4EDE-6E55-A1ED-A45C7DA1E41E&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=1877E01E%2D78DD%2D4ED2%2D9D7A%2D9DB40135CFF4&JobListID=73e3bb51%2D1aa7%2Ddb29%2D2ea3%2D52af99b4f747&jobsListKey=60a678cc%2D7f18%2D441d%2Db1d3%2D63cebf119fb1&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,JobListID,jobsListKey,JobID&lid=26490830088
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Interior Architecture: https://qut.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.listJobs&jobid=BD46B717-42E1-6C43-575D-A474788B0A13&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=1877E01E%2D78DD%2D4ED2%2D9D7A%2D9DB40135CFF4&JobListID=73e3bb51%2D1aa7%2Ddb29%2D2ea3%2D52af99b4f747&jobsListKey=61812686%2D79ad%2D450f%2Da948%2Dae7b246ec460&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,JobListID,jobsListKey,JobID&lid=39043260098
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture: https://qut.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.listJobs&jobid=D7C47B72-8D9D-79CD-27A5-A47478D6D625&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=1877E01E%2D78DD%2D4ED2%2D9D7A%2D9DB40135CFF4&JobListID=73e3bb51%2D1aa7%2Ddb29%2D2ea3%2D52af99b4f747&jobsListKey=e6e6ca3d%2Dcdc8%2D4fca%2D9fb5%2Daa1d3e52215d&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,JobListID,jobsListKey,JobID&lid=99087480108
Interested applicants from outside the University who are unable to access these links can navigate to these position descriptions via the QUT (more…)
The Design Research Society 2018 Conference Proceedings are available here.
With art as research becoming an established paradigm in art education, several questions arise. How do we educate young artists to actively engage in the production of knowledge and aesthetic experiences in an expanded field? What are some of the role models that we can look to when we speak about hybrid practices and (more…)
The Clios is the esteemed international awards competition for the creative business. Founded in 1959 to celebrate high achievement in advertising, the Clios annually and throughout the year recognize the work, the agencies and the talent — across advertising, sports, fashion, music, entertainment, and health care — that push boundaries and (more…)
At Hereast, Stratford, an 8 week accelerator programme will take place for female tech founders. The event is hosted by Plexal – a main collaboration partner – one of Europe’s leading innovation hubs to deliver Plexiglass.
Participants will gain access to tailored content, 121 support, mentoring and workspace for the duration of the programme, culminating with (more…)
Morocco as an emergent market in west Africa is concerned about design management. Through history, the country is grounded in arts and crafts. This issue is so important for the country in economic and social terms. In this perspective, a ministry is dedicated to that. Nevertheless, the connection with design management (more…)
The Design Research Society welcomes expressions of interest to host the 2020 International Design Research Society Conference.
Over the past 10 years the DRS Biennial Conference Series has grown to become a major international event in the design research calendar with a reputation for academic quality, provocative thinking, and industry engagement. Over (more…)
Conversation is the DRS2018 format for sessions conceived as alternative to the traditional paper/presentation format, with the ambition of providing innovative venues for project-based research and work that is not easily captured or conveyed by the scholarly paper. A Conversation can be a structured discussion or experimental session format that (more…)
This year, on its 20th anniversary, Sydney Design Festival will happen between 2nd and 11th of March, 2018. The aim of the event is on bringing awareness towards the role of design to solve complex global problems. It is close to applications now. To get more information, visit the event website.
The conference focuses on transformational challenges for organizations and society that they call for tracks that design management researchers can submit papers. Some examples of these tracks are as follows:
15th Design Conference will take part in Dubrovnik, Croatia between 21st and 24th of May, 2018. The conference focuses on the following theme:
“Discussion and further development of all aspects of design knowledge from cognition and philosophy, to methods and tools, from research theory to practice” – Conference Website
To achieve this, they (more…)
at the FHNW Academy of Art and Design Basel
8–10 March 2018
Beyond Change – Questioning the role of design in times of global transformation – www.beyondchange.ch
Extended Deadline: September 1, 2017
DRS2018 which will take place in Limerick, Ireland, 25th-28th June next year. Proposals are invited for researchers interested in organising and managing a theme track of the conference, which will be incorporated into the forthcoming Call for Papers.
The track proposal should consist of:
— a track session title;
— 2 to 3 sub-chairs for (more…)
Workshop Proposals are due on Wednesday 1 March 2017
The DMA conference invites proposals for workshops that will engage and reflect upon the conference theme “Research Perspectives on Creative Intersections”. The aim of the workshops is to create a physical platform to create, knit, and foster collaboration through experimentation at the intersection between (more…)
Up to four Professor Jeanne Liedtka’s conference bursaries for emerging researchers are available for emerging researchers who are planning to present papers at the upcoming Design Management Academy 2017 international conference hosted by Hong Kong Polytechnic University between 7 and 9 June 2017.
The each bursary will cover the conference fees (up (more…)
Design Management Academy 2017 Hong Kong
Research Perspectives on Creative Intersections
Hosted by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Conference dates: June 7–9, 2017 Hong Kong
The Design Management Academy’s international research conference which will be hosted by the School of Design School at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The DMA (more…)
On Friday 16th of September 2016, DESMA invites you to join us in exploring New Formats for Doing and Communicating Research in the Intersections of Design + Management and Academia + Practice.
DESMA started out as an Initial Training Network within the area of Design Management funded by the European Commission’s (more…)
Design Management Academy 2017 Hong Kong: Academic perspectives on creative intersections
This International Conference is hosted by the School of Design at Hong Kong Polytechnic
Conference dates: June 7–9, 2017 Hong Kong
Conference website: http://designinnovationmanagement.com/dma2017/
The Design Management Academy 2017 Hong Kong International Research Conference will be hosted by PolyU Design (the Design School at Hong Kong Polytechnic). The (more…)