Design42Day is an incubator, a platform oriented towards the promotion of design in all of its forms, located in Milan, Italy. Through determining and displaying quality design from a project standpoint, regardless of brands, trends, or budgets, we communicate an impartial perspective of what defines "good" design. The essence of our philosophy flourishes from a high level of selection viewed through meritocratic lenses. It isn't solely a matter of aesthetics, design strongly influences everyday life by improving the quality of the surrounding environment and constantly adapting to the needs of man and the planet. To reward and provide visibility to the best projects consequently contributes to raising the standards of design all around, ultimately heightening our expectations for the future of design.
Startnext launched in 2010 as Germany’s first crowdfunding platform, and is now the largest community for creative and sustainable ideas, projects and startups in the German-speaking countries. Artists, creative people, inventors, and social entrepreneurs introduce their ideas through Startnext and finance them with the support of many people. Since 2010 more than EUR 23 million were collected from the crowd and over 3,000 projects were funded successfully.
Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair (SZIDF) is the first Chinese design fair introducing the expert review mechanism. Hosted by Ministry of Industry and information Technology of PRC, and People’s Government of Shenzhen Municipality, organized by Shenzhen Industrial Design Profession Association, endorsed by Icsid, SZIDF is a modern design trade exhibition presenting the latest products, technologies, materials, services for industrial designers, branding manufacturers, retailers and specifiers. SZIDF is the platform for the global design industry to showcase their latest creations to Asian buyers (especially China markets), where its exhibitors are selected for their creativity, originality and innovation ability. SZIDF is expected to attract over 150.000 visitors in 2015.
Dutch Design Week
In October of each year, Dutch Design Week (DDW) takes place in Eindhoven. The biggest design event in Northern Europe presents work and ideas of more than 2400 designers to more than 275,000 visitors from home and abroad. In more than hundred locations across the city, DDW organises and facilitates exhibitions, lectures, prize ceremonies, networking events, debates and festivities.
DDW is different from other design events, because it concentrates on the designs of the future. Although during the event every imaginable discipline and aspect of design is on offer, the emphasis is on experiment, innovation and cross-overs. Exceptional attention each year goes to work and development of young talent. DDW is optimistic and believes in the problem-solving capabilities of designers. They have demonstrated that they dispose of the inventiveness and flexibility of mind that can lead to innovations that our rapidly changing world so craves.
Design.Hu is an information magazine in Hungary, oriented towards the promotion of design products in the branches of home decor, furniture, fashion and art. The Hungarian magazine is an excellent platform for artists, architects, designers, manufacturers and distributors who want to present their products to the hungarian market and reach potential customers. Presenting the latest trends design to constantly growing numbers of hungarian design aficionados updated products, this charming platform transmits its passion for beautiful things through articles, features and collaborations with other platforms.
Tasarım Magazine which is being published for 25 years with 10 issues a year by, has sheltered more than 2.000 projects up to now. The magazine which has been renewing itself since 1989 seizes the day and keeps up its interdisciplinary identity, with a unique topic each month. Tasarım which is published bilingually represents rapidly changing social and cultural trends to the users continuously with same degree of dynamism.
Urban living spaces, innovative impulses, vital scenes: Design is celebrated in Leipzig yet for a long time. From October 23 to 25, 2015, the trade fair town becomes the centre of the design world now for the 11th time. More than 240 stakeholders present their current projects and trends of tomorrow in the glass hall of the fair Leipzig, in the entire city, ateliers, concepts stores and creative quarters. Visitors of the fair can experience the diverse world of design in the sectores of DO/Interior & Furniture, DO/Fashion & Accessories, DO/Research & Industry, DO/Architecture, and DO/Graphic. Designer's Open is – in cooperation with GRASSI Museum for Applied Arts and several design and art spots all over the city – a unique festival in Germany: the Design Festival Leipzig.
Infurma is the International portal for Habitat industry. A search engine and directory for companies and professionals from over the world. Over 25.000 professional subscribers from 140 countries. All news related furniture, lighting, contract, interior design, offices, kitchen, bathroom, design, innovations, eco‐design... A meeting point for professionals and design lovers.
Welcome H.O.M.E. to our international magazine for interior and a modern lifyestyle. H.O.M.E. has been fascinating design lovers in nine different countries for almost 15 years now. As a leading premium magazine it combines desgin, architecture, technology and fashion. H.O.M.E. offers a digital lifestyle for your home and provides you the world´s latest innovations.
Flair is a modern creative content fashion magazine from Italy. Fashion forward. Flair is a "more-than-fashion" magazine and presents fashion together with beauty themes, interior design features and travel city guides. A modern, contemporary fashion magazine which enables an interactive 360 ° dialogue with the readers.
GEWUER , a "innovation source" platform for enterprise`s designers and founded in 2012, belongs to Beijing Gewuer science and technology co. Ltd. Gewuer focuses on the industrial design field and great design sharing. It is one of the most influential industrial design platforms, with 300,000 followers and fans Committed to integrating industry design talent, providing them with upstream and downstream suppliers latest information (material, craft, color, trend, surface treatment of CMF, 3 d printing, etc.), cooperation, training, communication, etc., and for creative product incubation and acceleration. GEWUER slogan is: to discover the source of creation, spreading new information!
Econet china is an initiative of the German industry, coordinated by the German Industry and Commerce Greater China, for the promotion of Sino-German cooperation for sustainability. econet china has the network and experience to support German companies in entering China’s green markets and help them obtain a strong market position through strategic marketing. German companies, which already entered the Chinese market, we supported with a multitude of events and their market development.econet china is an initiative of the German industry, coordinated by the German Industry and Commerce Greater China, for the promotion of Sino-German cooperation for sustainability. econet china has the network and experience to support German companies in entering China’s green markets and help them obtain a strong market position through strategic marketing. German companies, which already entered the Chinese market, we supported with a multitude of events and their market development.
The core team of LeNS-China (The Learning Network on Sustainability, China) consists of Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, School of Design, Jiangnan University, School of Design, Hunan University, School of Design, Wuhan University of Technology, and involves many domestic universities and social institutions. LeNS-China focuses on building a network platform of learning, communication and resource sharing on DFS for teachers, students, designers and colleagues in China. We are looking forward to getting any ideas and proposals on supporting LeNS-China, and also hoping to getting in touch with any colleagues willing to participate in researching, teaching, practicing and sharing knowledge, as well as providing relevant information and study results.
The DESIGN MAGAZINE is a fully recognized media since 2011 producing and diffusing information about design, architecture and other artistic forms of expression through bimonthly digital issues, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Rolled out in 2006, jjgle.com is a vertical B2B online trade platform serving the furniture industry, providing professional buyers and suppliers with both online and offline services.
To create business opportunities for both buyers and suppliers, jjgle.com devotes itselve to developing products and services that meets business demands, providing buyers and suppliers with total trade solutions and intensive trade services to fully meet their sourcing and marketing demands.
Vision Union (VisionUnion.com) provides a full range of services for China and global industry designers and design college students. Professional content providers deliver a comprehensive coverage of the design industry and content information in a timely and efficient manner.
CONDE MAGEZINE is a Chinese magazine beginning with interior designs, which abounds with the latest new products, news, creative ideas, and trends in the industry. Every page of our magazines is displaying a unique living environment. Our company has been expanding since 1992 in Taiwan; the market reaches China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore Malaysia and Paris.
Avocado Store is Germany’s largest online market for eco fashion and green lifestyle. More than 300 retailers sell over 45,000 products from all sectors. Whether you are seeking eco jeans, vegan shoes, organic olive oil, natural cosmetics or baby equipment, Avocado Store offers a sustainable alternative to every conventional product. Every product is monitored for sustainability. Only products which meet at least one of Avocado Store's ten sustainability criteria may be sold. The reason for which a product is sustainable is presented in a transparent, open manner by the suppliers and the customers have the opportunity to evaluate or comment on this.
Designindaba.com inspires and empowers people to create a better future through design and creativity. Our stories and videos feature world-class design in unexpected places, uncover the power of design as a catalyst for change and give our audience insight into the creative process.
FLiPer Creative Inc. was accepted into the fourth AppWorks at the end of 2011 and was incubated by the well-known internet venture capital, Mr. Jamie. During incubation, it presented urWorks, an on-line portfolio service, at a launch with over a thousand attendees. After the incubation was completed, the services became media-oriented, and cultural and artistic aspects were established in addition to design. In September 2012, FLiPER MAG went on-line. Many Taiwanese professionals in design, art, photography, and marketing and brand founders participated in the columns on the website. FLiPER MAG also seeks collaboration with media partners from over the world for the promotion of Taiwanese art, design, and culture.
We are an agency with core competencies in digital solutions, moving image and design. In these areas, we stand for clear and relevant concepts of high quality content and design. We advise and support brand identities, develop digital products that provide targeted services for companies and organizations, thus creating media-appropriate and sustainable user experiences. Our qualities do not only lie in development and implementation of database-driven internet platforms and software solutions. We also offer animation & motion graphics, as well as multimedia and film production, without forgetting classic graphic disciplines.
UnternehmensGrün, the German Federal association of green economy, was founded as early as 1992. Representing more than 200 members, the association campaigns for a sustainable economy in Germany. It is a nonpartisan, non-profit and financially independent entrepreneurs association. The association draws on a wealth of experience in sustainable development, green start-ups and green entrepreneurship. UnternehmensGrün is a founding member of Ecopreneur.eu.
Interior Park is the leading operating platform for sustainable design in Europe: on the one it is an agency for design, architecture and communication for future-oriented concepts, on the other hand an Eco-Design online shop with 5000 hand-picked, special furniture, home accessories and eco design products. Founders and managing directors Tina Kammer and Andrea Herold are proven specialists in the theme of eco-design. To guarantee the maximum transparency they have developed their own sustainability criteria that point the direction of their creative work with future-orientated concepts. As an agency they concentrate on individual interior design concept that are a liveable experience and stir emotions. With a network of specialists experts develop interdisciplinary high value design solutions in architecture, interior and communication.
interzum provides the furniture industry momentum for their innovations: The decision-makers, opinion leaders and multipliers in furniture production and interior design are excited about your new products, solutions and concepts. For four days the interzum is again the central communication platform for the industry: exhibitors from around the world meet visitors from around the world - and do good business.
Creative City Berlin
Creative City Berlin is the central platform for artists, cultural producers and the creative industry in town. We keep you informed about recent support about funding programmes, scholarships, workshops, jobs or events and will report on market trends of the creative industries and cultural happenings in Berlin. This forum will give a voice to Berlin’s creative scene and connects it to other partners and platforms. Creative City Berlin is a project by Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH supported by Berlin’s cultural affairs department (Senate Chancellery – Cultural Affairs) in co-operation with the Senate Department for Economy (Projekt Zukunft). These and other institutions provide our internet portal with information. Through interfaces and co-operations, Creative City Berlin is also linked to branch networks, cultural and creative blogs as well as job market websites.
DETAIL – Zeitschrift für Architektur und Baudetail
Each issue of DETAIL is devoted to a specific constructional theme and provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject in the various sections of the journal. The main section is the »Documentation«, containing an analysis of selected projects, in which buildings from around the world are covered in depth. In addition to the aesthetic quality of the architecture, constructional details play a central role. All plan drawings are redrawn in-house true to scale and in consultation with the architects, planners and engineers responsible for the original design. This affords readers ready access to the projects and a swift means of comparison at a uniformly high level.
China has the influence of creative design industry pioneer media, aims to spread the world's leading design ideas and design ideas, and promote the development of China's original design. Authoritative design information release, designer works display and communication platform.
3d3d established in July 2005, relying on the Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Huizhou and Foshan's developed manufacturing and international designing level to provide fresh design information for domestic and foreign industrial designers. We can publish the latest design competition information, carry out design research and Transform industrial design work.
Shanghai Design Week
The Shanghai Design Week is held under the supervision of The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, P. R. China, Shanghai Cultural Creative Industries Promotion Leading Group Office, Publicity Department of Shanghai Municipality, Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Informatization, and co-sponsored by UNESCO Creative City (Shanghai) Promotion Office and Shanghai Promotion Center for City of Design. It focuses on the international forefront of design, and creates a platform for the integration of culture and creativity. The Week will be a great gathering of high international reputation and visibility, which will be shown from aspects of experience, interaction, innovation, foresight and technology.
Designspotter.com started as an online blog for design, furnitures and architecture. Since then it has grown to a platform for designer & architects. Designspotter offers space for interviews, events, videos, reports, books, international profiles of designers and architects and almost 20.000 design & architecture products. Design is most important and it's costfree in use and offers designers and architectcts the chance to create their own profile and the submission of products. in 2008 we started designspotterjobs.com - a costfree jobportal for all creative industries. On top of that network we created designspotteragency.com / agency for design marketing and our online shop designspottershop.com. For the online shop we are looking for an investor at the moment.