October 2021

9/1–11/30/2021
IDZ Event

UX Design Awards 2022: Open for Submissions
Global Competition for Excellent Experiences

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Companies, agencies, professionals, and young designers worldwide are invited to submit their best work for the next UX Design Awards until 30 November 2021.

The UX Design Awards are a global competition for excellent experiences. Entrants can compete in three categories. Two are geared to the professional sector: “Product” for market-ready or new products, services, and experiential environments, and “Concept” for prototypes, service concepts, conceptual environments, advanced design studies, and research projects.

The third category, “New Talent,” is aimed at up-and-coming designers: students and graduates can enter their bachelor and master projects.

All details on how to enter and the competition dates and deadlines are available on the UXDA-Website.

9/16–10/8/2021
4.00 pm–6.30 pm
IDZ Event


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10/1/2021–4/30/2022
IDZ Event

Call for Speakers – International Design Forum #IDF22
Specialist conference at InnoTrans 2022, the global trade show for transport technology and mobility

Details

The International Design Center Berlin (IDZ) invites experts from research, design and business to participate in the "International Design Forum" (#IDF22) in Berlin. Focusing on cross-sector cooperation and user-centred design in the mobility sector, the specialist conference is part of the official convention program of InnoTrans, the leading international trade fair for transport technology and mobility (20 – 23 September 2022).

Please find more information on available speaker formats and possible topics here.

10/1–10/2021
4.00 pm–7.00 pm
IDZ Event

German Ecodesign Award 2021 | Exhibition for the Jury Session
In the period from October 1 to 10, all entries accepted for the jury session will be exhibited in the premises of feldfünf e.V. in the Metropolenhaus Berlin.

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Interested guests can visit the exhibition daily from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. without prior registration. Those who are not satisfied with just walking through the exhibition should definitely take one of the guided tours. They take place on Saturdays and Sundays from 3.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Registration can be made via the links in the corresponding entries here on the website.

Friday, 10/1/2021
6.00 pm–10.00 pm
IDZ Event

German Ecodesign Award 2021| Vernissage
To kick off the anniversary week, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, the German Environment Agency and the International Design Center Berlin invite you to the vernissage of the exhibition for the jury session in the Metropolenhaus on the premises of feldfünf e.V.

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Over champagne and snacks, there will be a review of the last ten years and the political significance of the competition. In addition, selected projects from the current exhibition will be presented. We look forward to an enjoyable evening together with you!

available tickets: 18

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Saturday, 10/2/2021
3.00 pm–4.00 pm
IDZ Event

German Ecodesign Award 2021| Exhibition tour
Guided tours of the exhibition for the jury session will take place at Metropolenhaus Berlin on both weekends of the anniversary week.

Details

Those who would like to gain deeper insights into the individual projects and learn more about the background of the competition process will have the opportunity to experience the exhibition for the jury session as part of a guided tour that requires registration. Some of the entrants will also be on site to present their projects in person.

More information about the anniversary program and the competition can be found here.

available tickets: 10

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Sunday, 10/3/2021
3.00 pm–4.00 pm
IDZ Event

German Ecodesign Award 2021| Exhibition tour
Guided tours of the exhibition for the jury session will take place at Metropolenhaus Berlin on both weekends of the anniversary week.

Details

Those who would like to gain deeper insights into the individual projects and learn more about the background of the competition process will have the opportunity to experience the exhibition for the jury session as part of a guided tour that requires registration. Some of the entrants will also be on site to present their projects in person.

More information about the anniversary program and the competition can be found here.

available tickets: 10

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Monday, 10/4/2021
5.00 pm–8.00 pm
IDZ Event

German Ecodesign Award 2021 | Excursion – Boiling Future
Joint cooking and discussion with the Querfeld project in the project rooms of feldfünf e.V. in Berlin.

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We make pots and heads boil! Together with the project Querfeld, up to 15 participants create a culinary delicacy from crooked fruits in organic quality. Querfeld fights against food waste and was nominated for the German Ecodesign Award in 2017. In addition to whetting appetites, the event also stimulates exciting conversations about food consumption in the future.

available tickets: 15

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Tuesday, 10/5/2021
5.00 pm–6.30 pm
IDZ Event

German Ecodesign Award 2021 | Online Talk – Boiling Future
Online talk on the topic of sustainable nutrition.

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An environmental expert and former participants of the competition will outline and discuss which impulses and solutions design can offer for the problems of our existing food culture and production. What will be boiling on our stoves in the future?

More information about the speakers of the online talk can be found here or on the website of the German Ecodesign Award.

Wednesday, 10/6/2021
4.00 pm–5.30 pm
IDZ Event

German Ecodesign Award 2021 | HOW TO? – Circularity in Textiles
Online talk on circular economy in the textile industry.

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Environmental expert Jan Gimkiewicz, designer and winner of the German Ecodesign ward 2017 Ina Budde and scientist Kerli Kant Hvass will explore the question of how a circular economy can prevail in the textile and fashion industry.
The online talk will take place in cooperation with the Estonian Design Centre as part of the series "HOW TO?" in English.

More info about the event and registration can be found here.

Thursday, 10/7/2021
4.00 pm–6.30 pm
IDZ Event
Thursday, 10/7/2021
5.00 pm–7.00 pm
IDZ Event

German Ecodesign Award 2021 | Excursion – On the road to Future City
Bike tour through Kreuzberg with the project Radbahn U1 - winner of the German Ecodesign Award 2015.

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It doesn't always have to be down-, re- or upcycling - to live more sustainably, sometimes just cycling is enough! On a short bike tour through Kreuzberg with the team of the project Radbahn U1, which wants to transform the fallow space under Berlin's elevated train line U1 into a largely covered bike path, we think about the future of urban mobility.

Meeting point is at 5 pm in front of the exhibition rooms of feldfünf e.V. in the Metropolenhaus Berlin with your own bike.

available tickets: 15

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Friday, 10/8/2021
5.00 pm–6.30 pm
IDZ Event

German Ecodesign Award 2021 | Online Talk – On the road to Future City
Online talk on the topic of sustainable mobility in urban areas.

Details

Complementing the previous day's excursion, this online talk will focus on the question of sustainable mobility in urban areas. A representative of the Federal Environment Agency and various award winners from recent years will discuss the question of what design can contribute here. How will traffic develop in future?

Further information on the speakers of the online talk will be available here or in the website of the German Ecodesign Award.

Saturday, 10/9/2021
3.00 pm–4.00 pm
IDZ Event

German Ecodesign Award 2021| Exhibition tour
On this weekend of the anniversary week, the last guided tours through the exhibition for the jury session in the Metropolenhaus Berlin will take place.

Details

Those who would like to gain deeper insights into the individual projects and learn more about the background of the competition process will have the opportunity to experience the exhibition for the jury session as part of a guided tour that requires registration. Some of the entrants will also be on site to present their projects in person.

More information about the anniversary program and the competition can be found here.

available tickets: 10

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Sunday, 10/10/2021
3.00 pm–4.00 pm
IDZ Event

German Ecodesign Award 2021| Exhibition tour
On this weekend of the anniversary week, the last guided tours through the exhibition for the jury session in the Metropolenhaus Berlin will take place.

Details

Those who would like to gain deeper insights into the individual projects and learn more about the background of the competition process will have the opportunity to experience the exhibition for the jury session as part of a guided tour that requires registration. Some of the entrants will also be on site to present their projects in person.

More information about the anniversary program and the competition can be found here.

available tickets: 10

register
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November 2021

9/1–11/30/2021
IDZ Event

UX Design Awards 2022: Open for Submissions
Global Competition for Excellent Experiences

Details

Companies, agencies, professionals, and young designers worldwide are invited to submit their best work for the next UX Design Awards until 30 November 2021.

The UX Design Awards are a global competition for excellent experiences. Entrants can compete in three categories. Two are geared to the professional sector: “Product” for market-ready or new products, services, and experiential environments, and “Concept” for prototypes, service concepts, conceptual environments, advanced design studies, and research projects.

The third category, “New Talent,” is aimed at up-and-coming designers: students and graduates can enter their bachelor and master projects.

All details on how to enter and the competition dates and deadlines are available on the UXDA-Website.

10/1/2021–4/30/2022
IDZ Event

Call for Speakers – International Design Forum #IDF22
Specialist conference at InnoTrans 2022, the global trade show for transport technology and mobility

Details

The International Design Center Berlin (IDZ) invites experts from research, design and business to participate in the "International Design Forum" (#IDF22) in Berlin. Focusing on cross-sector cooperation and user-centred design in the mobility sector, the specialist conference is part of the official convention program of InnoTrans, the leading international trade fair for transport technology and mobility (20 – 23 September 2022).

Please find more information on available speaker formats and possible topics here.

December 2021

10/1/2021–4/30/2022
IDZ Event

Call for Speakers – International Design Forum #IDF22
Specialist conference at InnoTrans 2022, the global trade show for transport technology and mobility

Details

The International Design Center Berlin (IDZ) invites experts from research, design and business to participate in the "International Design Forum" (#IDF22) in Berlin. Focusing on cross-sector cooperation and user-centred design in the mobility sector, the specialist conference is part of the official convention program of InnoTrans, the leading international trade fair for transport technology and mobility (20 – 23 September 2022).

Please find more information on available speaker formats and possible topics here.

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