V&A Dundee Opening Weekend

We have been counting down the days until the long awaited opening of V&A Dundee and the opening weekend is finally here!

Ahead of the opening weekend including the 3D Festival on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th September, co-designed by the V&A’s Young Peoples Collective, V&A Dundee have revealed these beautiful photographs from the inside of the museum:

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A very Sound Design of the Tay

Andy Truscott is a musician and composer who tours, records and releases music. In this weeks Design for Life article for The Courier Andy discusses inspiration, and his process around designing sound.

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Students’ Sociometer Named Design Success!

Students’ Sociometer named design success!

Here at UNESCO City of Design Dundee we are delighted that a device designed to measure the amount of time people spend on their phones in a traditional Scottish pub has won an award in the 2017 Shenzhen Design Award for Young Talents.

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V&A Museum of Design Dundee Opening Date Announced!

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:

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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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