29 June 2013

World Industrial Design Day 2013

Industrial design is 'open'
Think of all the objects you interact with on a daily basis. Now think about how they affect your daily life. From products to services, industrial design is everywhere. On World Industrial Design Day 2013, join us in highlighting the impact of industrial design.

Mark your calendar: 29 June is World Industrial Design Day
There are many ways to celebrate World Industrial Design Day; events such as sustainability workshops, exhibitions, international symposiums on socially responsible design, webcasts, free admission to museums to name but a few. What will you be doing this 29 June?

See what events are being planned in your region for World Industrial Design Day 2013.


Ways a design school can celebrate World Industrial Day

Top 3 ways to celebrate World Industrial Design Day within your design school
  1. Host an 'Open Doors' event
  2. Establish internships
  3. Take a field trip
For more details and additional ways to celebrate, download our guide for design schools!

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Ways a coroporation can celebrate World Industrial Day

Top 3 ways your corporation can celebrate World Industrial Design Day
  1. Recognise your design team
  2. Bring your children to work
  3. Celebrate your customers
For more details and additional ways to celebrate, download our guide for corporations!

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Ways a CITY can celebrate World Industrial Day

Top 3 ways a city can celebrate World Industrial Design Day
  1. Open your design museums
  2. Highlight local design initiatives
  3. Declare 29 June World Industrial Design Day
For more details and additional ways to celebrate, download our guide for cities!

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About World Industrial Design Day

World Industrial Design Day (WIDD) is observed annually on 29 June in recognition of the profession of industrial design. First declared in 2007 on the occasion of Icsid’s 50th anniversary, World Industrial Design Day has been established with the aim of promoting awareness of the profession of industrial design, highlighting the contribution designers and academics have made to the discipline and facilitating collaborations that help improve economic, social, cultural and environmental quality of life throughout the world.