HTW-Project "50 Years IDZ"


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.

UX Design Awards

#UXDA19-Nominees Selected

The result of the nominations for the UX Design Awards 2019 has been determined: a jury of seven experts selected around 50 products and concepts from more than 20 countries to participate in the international competition.

All nominated solutions will be presented from 6 to 11 September 2019 in an exhibition at the global technology trade fair IFA in Berlin.

Berlin Poland

Production Visit and Workshop

From 10 to 11 July, IDZ invites Berlin fashion labels, fashion designers and full service production agencies to an in-depth workshop and production visits in the Gorzów Wielkopolski region in Poland.

The programme offers visits to Polish textile manufacturers and promises interesting insights into selected production sites and exciting B2B discussions.

EcoDesign Circle

Sustainability Guide

Which methods and processes can be used to find sustainable solutions? And how can actors from design, business and education learn from each other?

The »Sustainability Guide« provides information about ecodesign, circular economy and names sustainability experts from the Baltic Sea region.


Exhibition at designtransfer, UdK Berlin

German Federal Ecodesign Award

Wed, 5/22

German Federal Ecodesign Award

Exhibition finissage


Berlin Poland

Production visit and workshop in Poland

Tue, 5/28
6.30 pm

Bauhaus 4.0

Bauhaus 4.0 meets Campaign & Brand Design

German Federal Ecodesign Award

UX Design Awards

Global Competition

EcoDesign Circle

Capacity Building

Berlin Poland

B2B Network

UX Design #LIVE


Purus Innovation Award

Ecodesign for SME


Design Discourse


International Design Forum

Design Excursion

Field Trips

Design Views

Showcases at KGM

Berlin Showroom

Design Promotion



Sustainable Design

»The quality of drafts is the quality of the world.«
Otl Aicher

Universal Design

»For most of us design is invisible. Until it fails.«
Bruce Mau

Experience Design

»Experience design contains the potential for innovation, more humane and post-material products.«
Marc Hassenzahl

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