June 3 – 7, 2015 Milan, Italy
Hosted by Politecnico di Milano
The conference aims to investigate how design comes out of the interaction between a practice, which seeks to change the state of things, and culture, which makes sense of this change.
September 22 – 24, 2014 Johannesburg, South Africa
Hosted by Greenside Design Center (GDC) & Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA), University of Johannesburg
The Cumulus Conference to be hosted by GDC and FADA seeks to bring discussions around the role art and design can and should play in sustainable social advancement, particularly in the context of the African Continent.
November 7 – 9, 2013 Dublin, Ireland
Hosted by the National College of Art and Design
We propose that in the deepest recession since the great depression of the 1930s we need to turn the modernist mantra ‘less is more’ on its head as the reduced budgets of governments, business and people demand ‘more for less’, and develop a ‘New Deal’ for design.
April 27 – May 1, 2016, Nottingham, UK
Hosted by Nottingham Trent University
In this Place addresses how the importance of ‘place’ impacts the way in which we generate ideas, create and design. It looks at how we transmit and circulate ideas, ideologies and knowledge between geographical locations, historical moments, objects, images, actions and cultural contexts.