The 8th International Alvar Aalto Design Seminar 2016 will be organized in Jyväskylä, Finland, 27.-28.8. 2016. The chair of the event is professor, interior architect Simo Heikkilä. The theme of the seminar ‘MAXIMAL | MINIMAL’, brings into the stage the topical phenomenon from arts & crafts to the lighting of cities and ecologically sustainable manufacturing. See the program here.
17 May 2016
Nottingham Trent University Cumulus Conference, In This Place, was a success! New Cumulus Executive Board and President 2016-2019.!
We were all together close to 400 people from 43 countries. The atmosphere throughout the whole conference was inspiring, sharing and collaborating. Without your contribution it may not have been so successful! Cumulus welcomed in Nottingham 33 new full members, 2 associate members, please see the list of theirs as below and information on each of them is in the Cumulus website; http://www.cumulusassociation.org/member/ . Cumulus welcomed the new Cumulus Executive Board VI 2016-2019 in the elections in the General Assembly on Sat 30 April 2016.
It is a pleasure to thank Acting Dean Julie Pinches, conference chair Professor Duncan Higgins, Professors Venu Dhupa, Tom Fisher, Tony Kent, event manager Sarah Connor, team leader NTU Research office Sarah Dossor, Marjolijn Brussaard as the former dean of School of Design in NTU and all students and staff contributing to the success of your conference. Without all our speakers during the conference it would not have been this interesting! Thanks to all Cumulusians of the great gathering together and all your efforts, sharing and friendship!
You can go and check the new board members´ profiles on Cumulus website: www.cumulusassociation.org/homepage/representatives/, below their names and number of votes received in the General Assembly in Nottingham. Luisa Collina continues for another 3 years as the President of Cumulus – Luisa – congratulazioni!
Results of the Elections in the Cumulus General Assembly on Saturday 30 April 2016
2 March 2016
2 December 2015
1 December 2015
10 November 2015
10 November 2015
50th Anniversary International Design Research Society Conference
June 27 – 30, 2016, Brighton, UK
Full Paper Deadline Extended to 16th November!
For DRS2016 we invite you to join us in considering how design research can help us address the problems we face now and the challenges that lie ahead. Whatever your field of design research we encourage you to participate, to show the true diversity of our subject area, and to help us build a conference formed and shaped by the people that come.
9 November 2015
Conference Dates: Wednesday 27 April – Sunday 1 May 2016
Location: Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
Register your group by December 4, 2015!
The Cumulus Working Groups are a member initiative activity. They can be permanent or one time groups and they meet mainly during the conferences, for example once a year.
30 October 2015
Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, India
Event on February 25 – 27, 2016
Submission of abstracts by November 15, 2015
Typography Day is being organized for the ninth time from 25th to 27th February 2016 at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore in collaboration with the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) with support from India Design Association (InDeAs) and Aksharaya.
30 October 2015
Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
Apply by December 11, 2015
The Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology (KIT) is now inviting international graduate students to apply to the “International Graduate Program for Interdisciplinary Study in Science and Technology(IGP).”