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28

Jul

2015

World Design Capital 2018 Shortlisted Cities Announced

Release Category: General news.

Montreal (Canada)The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) today announced that the design-effective cities of Curitiba (Brazil) and Mexico City (Mexico) have been shortlisted to become World Design Capital® 2018.

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14

Apr

2015

Design effective cities from four continents bid for World Design Capital 2018

Release Category: Bid process.

Montreal (Canada) – The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) today announced that the call for bids from design effective cities to become WDC 2018 is closed. Icsid is pleased to have received applications from cities across Asia, North America, South America, and Oceania, illustrating the world’s increasing understanding of the value of design to reinvent a city.

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10

Mar

2015

Icsid appoints Dr. Mugendi M’Rithaa to its WDC 2018 Selection Committee

Release Category: General news.

Montreal (Canada)The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced today that President-Elect Dr. Mugendi M’Rithaa has been appointed to the World Design Capital® 2018 Selection Committee. Dr. M’Rithaa replaces Icsid President Dr. Brandon Gien who has decided to step down due to the positive interest from the Oceania region to submit an application for the 2018 designation.

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16

Oct

2014

Icsid launches bid process for World Design Capital 2018

Montreal (Canada) – On 16 October 2014, the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced the launch of the World Design Capital® (WDC) application cycle for the 2018 designation, which will mark the sixth cycle for this global initiative. Icsid invites design effective cities from around the globe to submit bids that showcase the impact of design in their city and demonstrate examples of design as a development tool.

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29

Sep

2014

World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 thrives in the Place Marketing Award 2014 competition

Helsinki (Finland) – World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 will be awarded in October with a Place Marketing Award 2014 in a competition for regional marketing practices. Helsinki’s Design Capital year has won the competition’s series New Strategies for Events and Congresses, and Territorial Marketing.

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