European Design Awards
The submission period of ED Awards ends on February 15. The European Design Awards is the comprehensive annual awards organization acknowledging the best of graphic design, illustration and multimedia design in Europe. It is based on a collaboration of 14 prestigious communication design magazines in Europe.
Representatives of these magazines compose the jury:
2+3D (PL), Design Austria (AT), Design Week (UK), +design (GR), Elephant (Int), étapes: (FR), Grafik Tasarim (TR), idpure (CH), KAK (RU), Novum (DE), Progetto Grafico (IT), TYPO (CZ), Visual (ES), BNO Vormberichten (NL).
All winners and finalists are published on the annual ED-Awards catalogue.
Submission period: January 1 — February 15, 2010.
European Design Festival
The acclaimed pan-European institution consisting of an awards scheme, a conference and a series of events created for and centred around the European communication design industry is now on its fourth edition. The ED-Festival 2010 is taking place in Rotterdam, organised by European Design, in collaboration with 14 leading European communication design magazines, sponsored by Veer, endorsed by Icograda and with the support of Rotterdam Marketing. The previous editions of the ED-Festival took place in Athens (2007), Stockholm (2008) and Zurich (2009).
The 3-day European Design Conference gathers speakers from all over Europe and participants from all over the world. Its focus lies on communication design case studies. With presentations from speakers coming from 15 different countries, it is a unique celebration of European design. Famous designers and design agencies from around the continent “dissect” a project of theirs in order to offer the audience an exclusive glimpse of what goes on inside their creative minds.
Dates: May 28—30, 2010
Place: Rotterdam’s De Doelen, the Netherlands