June 29 World Industrial Design DayBy Chris • Feb 23rd, 2008 • Category: Featured Links
While there are many events that promote the profession of industrial design, World Industrial Design Day is the first international observance created uniquely to provide an occasion to highlight the merits of the profession and its impact on the quality of life.Marked by Icsid’s anniversary on June 29, World Industrial Design Day is a day to actively engage design professionals and design enthusiasts to explore their creativity, imagination, vision and passion in recognition of the role of industrial design and designers in our society.We hope that you will join us in celebrating WIDD on June 29, 2008.
Below are a few ideas that might inspire you as you plan to commemorate the occasion:
Send a message to your members, students and contacts in your network announcing that WIDD will take place on June 29, 2008.
Distribute a press release to your media network expressing your support for WIDD.
Include a WIDD component to an existing event taking place around the same date, such as a design exhibition, conference or workshop.
Engage with local, regional and national levels of government to highlight industrial design’s value for economic and social growth.
Host your own original event in honour of WIDD.
Remember that your observance of WIDD can be as simple or as elaborate as you choose to make it – it’s a chance to show the world what industrial design means to you.
Over the coming months, you will receive additional information on ways to celebrate WIDD and news on what the Icsid Secretariat is doing to mark the occasion. By taking part in any way, your organisation will have contributed to the overall advancement of industrial design through nurturing a global understanding for our discipline.