Cebraton sees cities walk tall

Project Coordinator, Annie Marrs heads to fellow City of Design Puebla, Mexico where a bid to improve road safety for pedestrians illustrates how design can change lives.

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Steven Kyle at Torino Design of the City

Last month, Steven Kyle visited Turin to learn how the city is using design to shape public services. Read about what he got up to during his visit:

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Clare Brennan at Detroit Design Festival 2017

Curator and lecturer Clare Brennan recently visited the Detroit Design Festival on behalf of UNESCO City of Design Dundee. Here are her thoughts and what she got up to during her time there:

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WRLD3D at the UNESCO Creative Cities Annual Meeting in Enghien-les-Bains

At the start of the year, Dundee based 3D Mapping technology company WRLD3D (formally eeGeo) were selected to represent Dundee at the Are You Talking To Me? exhibition as part of this year’s UNESCO Creative Cities Annual Meeting in Enghien-les-Bains. Piers Duplock talks us through his experiences of their time in France.

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Dundee Design Festival 2017 reviewed by Design Week

 

Read the fantastic article by Design Week’s Aimée McLaughlin after her recent trip to Dundee for the 2017 Dundee Design Festival.

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Dundee Design Festival

Dundee, the UK’s only UNESCO City of Design, host its second design festival from Wed 24 – Mon 29 May 2017.

Taking place at West Ward Works the festival programme includes a stimulating series of workshops, performances, exhibitions and talks.

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Open Call – Dundee Design Festival Exhibition – Factory Floor

Deadline: 5pm Monday 27th March 2017

The Dundee Design Festival has announced a nationwide call for designers and makers to take part in a vast installation, ‘Factory Floor’.

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Dundee Design Festival 2017

Wed 24 – Mon 29 May

Dundee, the UK’s only UNESCO City of Design, is set to host its second design festival following the success of last year’s four-day celebration of world-class design.

Dundee Design Festival returns to West Ward Works for a stimulating series of workshops, performances, exhibitions and talks during an extended five-day run in May. In 2017, the festival will use the rich backdrop of this former print factory as context in which to describe what making means now.

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Dundee International Design Challenge – Deadline Extended

We’ve had some requests to extend the deadline for the Dundee International Design Challenge, so we’ve set a new closing date of 27th February, 2017.

We’re also now in a position to announce four of our judges:

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