DESIGN EVENT FESTIVAL - GET INVOLVED!
Take part in the 2013 Northern Design Festival - more info available here.
Deadline is 31 January 2013
We have announced the 11 designers that will be exhibiting at Tent London with us this September.
Our new offices are located at Brick Works, Studio 1, Hannington Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1JT. The telephone number stays the same and is 0191 265 3537.
Design Event have been busy over the last few months pulling together a new e-commerce website featuring products designed in Britain. By making a purchase from the website you are directly supporting designers in Britain. Click on the title to visit the site.
If you are a Northern designer and would like to exhibit with Design Event at 100% Design this coming September click on the title above to find out more.
Arts Thread covered the festial with their official blog on what was hot and heppening!
We here at Design Event are delighted to be working once again with a wonderful range of generous sponsors for this year’s festival. We want to say a big thank you to all of them and urge you to click through on the above link and find out a little more about their respective businesses.
Through their Grants for the Arts programme the Arts Council England have confirmed their support for this year’s festival, scheduled to take place, a little earlier than usual, from the 14-18 October. Design Event is pleased to be suported by the National Lottery through the Arts Council England, thank you!
Design Event is one of nine organisations around the coutry that will receive a grant from the Design Council. the aim of the Design Council grant is to support design organisations to work with their members to promote design to business, to build skills and capability and to create a 'drumbeat' for design nationwide. Through the Design Exchange programme Design Event will deliver a programme of masterclasses and workshops presented by industry specialists.
Take a look at our Design Exchange site for opportunities, tenders, competitions, factsheets and case studies.
The Associate Parlimentary Design and Innovation Group has set up a Design Commission to promote design to Government.
A full run down of our past events and festivals including talks from Adrian Shaughnessy, Airside, Michael C Place from Build, Marcus Fairs, Daisy De Villeneuve
Design Event has been selected to be a national portfolio organisation by the Arts Council over the 2012-2014 period .
Check our website soon for news on what activity we will be doing over the coming years.