IDZ virtual Meetup

The Inconvenience Space

In his lecture "The Inconvenience Space - The Future of Farewell" Henrik Rieß addresses the question: How can we as designers shape farewell? Projects by Rosa-Sophie Hamburger, Lena Hoffmann, Maryna Honcharenko, Peter Schwarz, Gesine Tränhardt and Lena Zagora will be shown.

We look forward to your registration!


Call for Entries

Submit your best work for the UX Design Awards 2021 by May 31!

The awards in the global competition for experience design will be presented in four categories: "Product", "Concept" and "Vision" for the professional sector and "New Talent" for young designers.

German Federal Ecodesign Award

Competition 2021

This year, the highest state award for ecological design is being presented for the tenth time.
A good occasion to look back on the many inspiring projects!

Information on the anniversary programme will follow shortly.


Joint Brokerage Events

Organized in cooperation with the +86 design sharing platform in Beijing, the JBE on May 11 will focus on re-branding, reinventing food products, designing food packaging and service design.

The event is aimed at Berlin and Chinese companies working in the fields of design and sustainable technologies.


UX Design Awards 2021: Call for Particpation

Global competition for outstanding experience design ...

Tue, 5/11
8.30 am–11.30 am

CN-BC Joint Brokerage Event: Innovating Food Brands, Products and Culinary Experiences in cooperation with +86

Thu, 5/27
5.00 pm–6.00 pm

IDZ virtual Meetup

In his lecture "The Inconvenience Space - The Future of Parting" ...

UX Design Awards

Global Competition

German Federal Ecodesign Award

EcoDesign Circle

Capacity Building

UX Design #LIVE


Purus Innovation Award

Ecodesign for SME


Design Discourse

Panel Talks

International Design Forum #IDF22

Design Excursion

Field Trips

Berlin Showroom

Design Promotion




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Anfang 2020 haben wir begonnen, in unserem monatlichen Newsletter ein IDZ-Mitglied des Monats vorzustellen.

Wir haben inzwischen vier dieser Beiträge auf der Website gesammelt, und hoffen, mit der Zeit einen interessanten Einblick in unsere Mitgliederstruktur zu geben.

50 Years IDZ

Design in Focus

As part of the IDZ's 50th anniversary, students of the Industrial Design and Communication Design courses at the HTW Berlin interviewed designers, scientists and entrepreneurs on the current role of design and their vision for its future.