Above: Congress and General Assembly in Venice, Italy 1961.

Past Congresses and General Assemblies

2011* Taipei (Taiwan - Chinese Taipei) - Design at the Edges
2009
Singapore - Design Difference: Designing Our World 2050
2007
San Francisco (United States) - Connecting To People and Ideas
2005*
Copenhagen (Prague), Oslo (Norway), Gothenburg (Sweden), Helsinki (Findland) - The Changing Role and Challenges of Design
2003
Hanover/Berlin (Germany) -  Reflecting Experience: Design Between Industrial Innovation and Enhanced User Services
2001 Seoul (Korea) - "Oullim" – The Condition of Being Undivided
1999* Sydney (Australia) - Viewpoint in Time
1997 Toronto (Canada) - The Humane Village
1995 Taipei (Taiwan) - Design for a Changing World – Toward Century 21
1993* Glasgow (Scotland) - Design Renaissance
1991 Ljubljana (Slovenia) - At the Crossroad
1989 Nagoya (Japan) - The Emerging Landscape: Order and Aesthetics in the Information Age
1987* Amsterdam (The Netherlands) -  Design Response
1985 Washington, D.C. (United States) - World Design
1983 Milan (Italy) - From Spoon to City, 30 years later
1981* Helsinki (Finland) - Design Integration
1979 Mexico City (Mexico) - Industrial Design as a Factor
1977 Dublin (Ireland) - Development Identity
1975 Moscow (Russia) - Design for Man and Society
1973 Kyoto (Japan) - Soul and Material Things
1971 Ibiza/Barcelona (Spain) - Seventh Congress
1969 London (United Kingdom) - Design, Society and the Future
1967 Ottawa/Montreal (Canada) -  Man to Man
1965 Vienna (Austria) - Design and the Community
1963 Paris (France) - Industrial Design – Unifying Factors
1961 Venice (Italy) - Towards an Aesthetic of the Invisible Design of Tradition
1959 Stockholm (Sweden) - First Congress


* Joint Congresses of IDA Partners
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