It is now officially the first Dundee Design Month (May 2018) brought to you by UNESCO City of Design, Dundee. We’ve melded together the huge range of design activity that happens across the city in the month of May. In major venues, hidden corners, galleries, cafes, libraries and new spaces, we will introduce you to the makers, thinkers and doers who build on Dundee’s design foundations, making the city rich and vibrant.
Dundee Design Festival presents… Factory Shop
In partnership with Tilde Arts, Dundee Design Festival presents Factory Shop, a temporary exhibition and workshop space in the centre of Dundee.
Factory Shop is an exhibition of prototypes and products made in factories by designers Dawn Youll, Florence Dwyer, and Tommy Perman & Simon Kirby. The exhibition marks the culmination of the first Dundee Design Festival ‘Factory Residency Programme’ launched in 2017 in partnership with Make Works.
Pecha Kucha Night Dundee Vol. 21 TAKEOVER will take place at the Whitehall Theatre on Wednesday 23 May 2018, 7pm -10pm, in partnership with Dundee Design Festival as part of Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018! This event has been co-designed by local young people who have gained experience in selecting speakers (and speaking themselves), marketing, filming, hosting and social media. Book your tickets here before they sell out! Free tickets are available for young people.
UNESCO City of Design are looking for designers, musicians, makers and creatives of all types to work on a Year of Young People event, supported by the Year of Young People Event Fund.
Earlier today the V&A Museum of Design Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, announced that it will be opening it’s doors to the world on Saturday 15th September! Here are some of the things you can expect: