Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Design Indaba Conference
Since 1995, the Design Indaba Conference has invited the world’s top creative minds to address professionals from the creative, corporate and educational sectors alike. Championing creativity that enhances every aspect of the world around us, Design Indaba recognises graphic design, advertising, film, music, fashion design, industrial design, architecture, craft, visual art, new media, publishing, broadcasting and performing arts shoulder-to-shoulder.
Date: 23-25 Feb '11
Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)
For more information: http://www.designindaba.com/
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
2-4 December 2010
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
The IDT Expo sparked ideas, and business, in design, technology, brand strategy and more. The event featured more than 380 exhibitors from 11 countries and regions.
Japan, this year’s IDT Expo Partner Country, featured a trade pavilion as well as the popular Kansei Design Showcase and a series of product and graphic design collections.
Hong Kong also demonstrated its all-round expertise in commercial design and applied technology, particularly in offering a Total Solution for SMEs to upgrade their brand images and overall competitiveness of products and services. Complementing the business-oriented pavilions at the Expo’s Trade Hall, the Hong Kong Creative Force Pavilion presented a collection of 46 award-winning commercial design and advertising projects which have won international recognition.
The next edition of the IDT Expo will be held 1-3 December 2011. Germany will be the Partner Country at next year’s Expo.
For more information: http://innodesigntechexpo.hktdc.com/
Friday, December 24, 2010
LE BOOK, “the international reference for the creative industry,” announces the next stop on the CONNECTIONS TOUR: Los Angeles! THURSDAY, JANUARY 20TH, 2011 at The Hangar, Milk Studios. The first and only custom-made tradeshow created for creative professionals worldwide.
It’s 6th year as a worldwide, prominent event, CONNECTIONS is bringing to the West Coast a microcosm of the arbiters in taste; the best in image-creation worldwide. A link between the most prominent artists representatives and an audience of the top global decision-makers: brand managers, creative and art directors, photo and fashion directors, and image and communication executives.
Date: 20th January, 2011
Location: 844 Cole Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Thursday, December 23, 2010
The Conference for Creative People
Semi-Permanent, the internationally acclaimed conference for designers and creative people, today announces the full list of world renowned, award winning speakers that will magnetize the audience at their first Asian event. Semi-Permanent Hong Kong 2011 is set to be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 11-12 March.
Semi-Permanent is a global gathering of pure talent, new ideas, conversation and visual splendour that culminates into a two-day conference with some of the most inspirational designers and artists of our time. A festival atmosphere surrounds the conference with inspiring activities and events during the week, that highlight the works of speakers and sponsors including live art and exhibitions, outdoor madness, interactive competitions, installations, workshops and amazing parties.
For more information: www.semipermanent.com
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Founded by Shai Levy, Seventy Eight Percent is a Hong Kong based brand focus on creating functional high quality bags and fashion accessories for creative professionals.
Inspired by urban culture and are driven by innovation and functionality, their design philosophy is: things should function, last and be desirable. They should also conncet with their users in an emotional way.
Shop online at: http://www.seventyeightpercent.com/
Stifles are vinyl characters designed by the colloborative design outfit Buro Destruct from Switzerland.
The full set of Stifles Series II comes in 8 exciting designs: Mail-kun, Marin-kun, Robo-kun, Speed-kun, Yoga-kun, Viking-kun, Custom-kun and Maiko-san.
Now available at the IdN Proshop!
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
As the leading contemporary art fair in the region, Art Dubai has become the essential gathering place for collectors, artists and art professionals from across the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and beyond. The fair's fifth edition brings together more than 75 galleries from across the world and a collateral programme of events including Global Art Forum_5, Art Park, the Abraaj Capital Art Prize, exhibitions, film screenings, talks, installations and performative tours.
Date: 16-19 March 2011
Venue: Madinat Arena, Dubai
For more information, please visit: www.artdubai.ae