INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

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Keep up to date with what’s moving in the design world in this section.
You will find a collection of web resources to be up to date, museums with exhibitions you can't miss, professional associations who can guide you on your way, reference publications and the fairs and congresses where to meet the leading agents in the sector.

Museums and cultural entities

Museu del Disseny de Barcelona
 
Museum logoIt is the museum of the arts of the object and of the design, product of the integration of the collections of the Museum of the Decorative Arts, the Museum of Ceramics, the Textile and Clothing Museum and the Cabinet of the Graphic Arts of the city. That is, the common denominator of all collections and between yesterday and today is the object and everything that means or has meant and has contributed: from its conception, creation and production to its use according to time and society, both in the artisanal and pre-industrial stage and in the industrial or digital stage. The museum preserves a collection of more than 70.000 objects that have traditionally been classified under the name of decorative arts or applied arts and that span from the fourth century BC to the present day, with unique collections and international resonance, such as medieval fabrics, enamelled Catalan glass from the XNUMXth century or Alcora ceramics, among others. It is located in the Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes.

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Bauhaus-Archiv

Museum logoThe Bauhaus-Archiv is a design museum in Berlin, which houses documents, articles and projects related to the Bauhaus (famous school of art, design and architecture of the twentieth century). It is located in the Tiergarten district along the Landwehrkanal. The Bauhaus-Archiv was founded in Darmstadt in 1960 with the support of Walter Gropius and other members of the Bauhaus. The museum's collection documents the history of the Bauhaus in art, teaching, architecture and design. The collection includes educational materials used by the school, models and architectural projects, photographs and various documents. The Bauhaus-Archiv also houses works by countless XNUMXth-century artists, including Lyonel Feininger, Johannes Itten, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, László Moholy-Nagy, Werner Drewes and Oskar Schlemmer. In addition to the permanent collection, the museum organizes special exhibitions every year. Conferences, outdoor exhibitions, readings and concerts are also organized. The museum is currently closed for renovations, pending the completion of construction of a new building that will house the new museum.

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Bildmuseet

The museum was founded in 1981 by the University of Umeå (Sweden) and is an international center of contemporary art and visual culture, and it shows works of contemporary art, architecture, design and photography. There are also guided tours, film screenings, talks, concerts, workshops and other activities. In 2012, the museum was moved to its new facilities on the Umeå Art Campus. The museum was housed in a seven-storey building of more than 3500 m² (more than double the previous facilities) designed by Henning Larsen Architects and opened to the public on May 19, 2012. floors, three are for exhibitions, and the others for workshops, an auditorium and administration.

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Design Museum

Museum logoThe Design Museum is an avant-garde UK building dedicated to design. It was founded in 1989 by Sir Terence Conran. It was originally next to the River Thames, near Tower Bridge but later moved to the Kensington district (London). It was the first in the world dedicated exclusively to objects designed and mass-produced. Its collection consists of graphic designs, furniture, radios, cars, televisions, household appliances, appliances and technological objects. In addition, it owns a famous sculpture done by Paolozzi located at the entrance of the museum.

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Danish Design Center

Museum logoThe Danish Design Center (DDC) is a Copenhagen museum, housed in a new building designed by architect Henning Larsen, in the city center. It was founded in 1978 and its main objective has evolved over the years. Its current mission is to disseminate knowledge about the use of design in relation to innovation processes and business development in order to improve its competitiveness. It is a reference center for industrial design, as well as a public museum that includes in its 900 m2 of exhibition space, a shop that sells books and design products.

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Museum of Design and Fashion

Museum logoThe "Museum of Design and Fashion" already existed between 1999 and 2006 as a department, in the Cultural Center of Belém. Following the conversion of the former headquarters of the Banco Nacional Ultramarino in Rua Augusta, central Lisbon, it reopened on 21 May 2008 with an expanded exhibition and fashion space as additional collections. The collection includes around 1000 works from the field of design and approximately 1200 from the field of fashion (such as chairs and chests, dresses and bags from the XNUMXth century to the present day), including works by Russel Wright, Charlotte Perriand, Ettore Sottsass, Mar. Newson, Charles and Ray Eames, Le Corbusier, Droog Design, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Vivienne Westwood, Versace, Pierre Balmain, Paco Rabanne, Jean Paul Gaultier and John Galliano. It also has a specialist bookshop, a café and a function room.

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Stedelijk Museum Breda

Museum logoThe Stedelijk Museum Breda, formerly the Museum of Image (MOTI), is a national museum of visual culture in Breda, the Netherlands. The museum focuses on film, design, photography, fashion, visual arts, architecture, science and games. On January 1, 2017 moti closed to reopen the building in the spring of 2017 as Stedelijk Museum Breda, merging with the Breda Museum. The building, a national heritage site from 1966, is one of the oldest in the city of Breda. In addition to the outstanding exhibitions, the "Graphic Design Museum" also organizes multiple activities such as visits, workshops and children's parties.

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Triennale di Milano 

Museum logoThe Triennale di Milano is a museum of design and art located in the Parco Sempione in Milan, Lombardy, in northern Italy. It is located in the Palazzo dell'Arte, which was designed by Giovanni Muzio and built between 1931 and 1933. The construction was funded by Antonio Bernocchi, and his brothers Andrea and Michele. The museum hosts exhibitions and events that highlight contemporary Italian design, urban planning, architecture, music, and art, focusing on the relationship between art and industry. The museum also contains the Collezione Permanent, a collection of the most important objects in contemporary Italian design. The museum also manages the Museum of the Triennale di Milano Tokyo, located in the Shiodome district of Tokyo, Japan.

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V&A Dundee

Museum logoV&A Dundee is a design museum located in Dundee, Scotland, which opened on September 15, 2018. The V&A Dundee is the first design museum in Scotland and the first "Victoria and Albert" museum outside London. V&A Dundee is also the first building in the UK to be designed by Kengo Kuma. The "exhibition galleries" are dedicated to temporary exhibitions and the "Scottish Design Galleries" feature works of permanent design from all over Scotland.

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Vitra Design Museum

Museum logoThe Vitra Design Museum, opened in 1989, is a museum owned by the Vitra design furniture brand. The museum is located in the German town of Weil am Rhein, near Basel, housed in a building by Canadian architect Frank Gehry. It is among the most important museums of industrial furniture design and architecture in the world. The museum offers temporary exhibitions and events dedicated to architecture, interior design and furniture design.

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A + D 

Museum logoThe R&D Museum was founded by Stephen Kanner and Bernard Zimmerman in 2001. R&D is a non-profit organization funded by public donations, government donations, and donations from private foundations and sponsoring companies. Its mission is to celebrate and promote a knowledge of progressive architecture and design in everyday life.

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Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Museum logoThe Cooper-Hewitt Museum (USA) is dedicated to the history of design and contemporary design. The museum is located in New York, on Fifth Avenue and is part of the Smithsonian Institution. The museum awards the National Design Award, in more than ten categories, to the best American design. Founded in 1897 by Amy, Eleanor, and Sarah Hewitt, granddaughters of industrialist Peter Cooper, and daughters of Abram Stevens Hewitt, mayor of New York in 1887-88. It contains more than 250.000 objects ranging from the Han Dynasty China to the present, organized into four departments: applied arts and industrial design, drawings and copies, textiles, and wallpaper. It also has a research library containing more than 80.000 volumes, including 7.000 rare books. It was closed for a few years for renovations and reopened in December 2014. It is the only museum in the United States dedicated exclusively to design.

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Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)

Museum logoBased in Manhattan, New York, it collects, displays and interprets objects that document contemporary and historical innovation in crafts, art and design. In its exhibitions and educational programs, the museum shows the creative process by which materials are manufactured in works that improve contemporary life. The museum first opened its doors in 1956 as a Museum of Contemporary Crafts with the mission of recognizing the craftsmanship of contemporary American artists. The continued growth of the MAD's collections, public programs and assistance prompted its relocation to a new headquarters. The new building was designed by Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works Architecture in September 2008. With a glazed terracotta tile texture and fried glass, the building reflects MAD’s artisan heritage and permanent collections. The museum includes: four floors of exhibition galleries for works by established and emerging artists; a 150-seat auditorium to offer lectures, films and performances; and a restaurant. It also includes a jewelry study center and an educational center that offers multimedia access to primary school materials, hands-on classrooms for students, and three art studios.

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Design Museum of Chicago

Museum logoFormerly known as Chicago Design Museum or "ChiDM" was founded in 2012 as a "pop-up museum" and hosted exhibitions at various locations around Chicago in 2012 and 2013. After a successful campaign of “crowdfunding and kickstarter” in 2014, the museum opened a permanent location. Its mission is to "educate, inspire and innovate through design." Its programs are collaborative and community-based, focusing largely on local volunteers for exhibition design, conservation, registration, marketing, and other basic museum functions. The museum is a non-profit organization, which believes that design has the ability to fundamentally improve the human condition. It promotes a free, open and honest engagement with diverse audiences through a permanent collection, rotating exhibitions and educational programming.

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Dongdaemun Design Plaza

Museum logoThe Dongdaemun Design Plaza, also called DDP was designed by British Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid with the concept of “Metonymic Landscape”. Designed as a cultural center in Seoul’s historic district and Korea’s largest fashion district, the DDP is made up of undulating surfaces that resemble liquid flow and allow for flexibility in space. The latest generation BIM (Building Information Modeling) system, mega-truss and the spatial weft system are the key features for creating large-scale spaces. The building is equipped with various public spaces including exhibition hall, conference room, design museum, design laboratory, academy room, media center, seminar room, Dongdaemun History and Culture Park, designer showroom and design market. The diversity of spaces allows the DDP to provide the widest possible range of event spaces to help bring new vigor and cultural vitality to the city. The art room serves as a launch pad for the Korean creative and cultural industry and serves as a key space for conventions, salons, exhibitions, fashion shows, concerts and performances. The museum room consists of five sections and allows many artists to engage in the design industry and exchange their ideas. The Design Market is a multi-purpose space for cultural events and shopping, and is open 24 hours a day to provide a public space for visitors and residents of Dongdaemun Market, the city that never sleeps. 

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Professional entities and associations

ADI-FAD

Association logoFAD Industrial Design Association, based in Barcelona. They are defined as passionate about product design and as interlocutors in the community of professionals, students and companies who love this discipline. Its main goal is to ensure good design. It contains various information: agenda, awards, news, projects, etc.

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Association of Professional Designers 

Association logoStatewide born in 1978. Defends professional interests in the design sector.

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Barcelona Center of Disseny

Association logoBCD Barcelona Design Center is a center for the promotion and revitalization of design in the business and institutional field created in 1973, the first in Spain. Since then, BCD promotes design as a strategic element and key factor in innovation and competitiveness and evolves in line with changes in the economy and society, adapting its discourse and activities to needs. concrete at the moment. Its legal form is that of a private non-profit foundation and has the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, Barcelona City Council, the Generalitat de Catalunya and the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism as lifelong patrons. BCD currently develops projects and activities in the areas of Design Policy; Business Growth and Creative Entrepreneurship; and Promotion and Internationalization.

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Creative Club   

Association logoIt is a non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of creative work in Spain and seeks to unite professionals in this sector in favor of education and training. It is the only organization of its kind that currently exists in Spain.

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MESDI

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MESDI is a non-profit industrial design association based in Vilanova i la Geltrú [located within the facilities of the Polytechnic School of Engineering of Vilanova i la Geltrú (EPSEVG)].

This project was born in 2016 under the hand of its founders: Marta Torras, Carles Sala, Aya Ulan, Laia Fibla and Elena Vicente. The aim of the group is to promote a culture of design and innovation in the field of engineering.

MESDI organizes thematic and educational workshops to help complement student training, as well as organize and participate in conferences, talks, and roundtables. With these actions they involve the industrial design students of the UPC, offering them to be part of a young, active association, which is committed to design, and which offers new members the opportunity to participate in the different departments that make it up.

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Bureau of European Design Associations

Association logoAbout design innovation. Founded in 1969, it brings together European organizations that promote design and innovation.

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Cumulus Association: International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media 

Global association that supports education and research in art and design. It is a forum for collaboration and transfer of knowledge and good practices. The cluster currently consists of 299 members from 56 countries.

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Institute for Design and Disability 

Association logoPromotes design for people with disabilities. It is a federation of European associations dedicated to this field.

 


International Development Innovation Network

Association logoIt is the body dedicated to the creation of technologies and companies aimed at eradicating poverty through sustainable design.

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International Designers Society of America

Association logoIt is the organization that promotes the practice and education of industrial design and organizes the annual International Design Experience Award (IDEA).

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The Design Society

Association logoA global community of research, education and practice in design. Founded in 2000, it is an interdisciplinary community of academics and industry professionals with the goal of developing and promoting a robust, usable and scalable medium for designing complex solutions that a sustainable and globalized society must carry out in the century. XXI. Its aim is to develop innovative means that support designers in their practice. At the same time, they support the exchange of good practices to improve routine design and conduct research to develop and maintain a solid theoretical basis for design. 

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World Design Organization

Association logoKnown at the time of its formation as the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design is a non-profit organization to protect and promote the interests of the industrial design profession to generate better products, systems, services and experiences, better business and industries; and, ultimately, a better environment and society.

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Congresses and fairs that you can't miss

 

Barcelona Design Week

Organized by the BCD (Barcelona Design Center), it is the annual meeting point for companies and professionals who work with design, creativity and innovation. The program is developed throughout the city.

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Madrid Design Festival

International festival that aims to make Madrid the capital of design and place it in a privileged place in the international context. The annual event is held during the month of February and covers all disciplines of design, from architecture to graphic design through communication or interior design, hybridizing all of them in a contemporary and innovative format. Madrid Design Festival is a long-term project that is present throughout the city, becoming the best tool for democratizing design and conveying the importance of a discipline that transforms our lives on a daily basis. A language capable of generating methodologies, changing mentalities, positively altering our environment and, above all, redesigning the world. Madrid Design Festival proposes for this a transversal program that allows to show proposals of designers of reference and bet in turn by the young professionals. Madrid Design Festival, conceived and created by the Factory and under the direction of Álvaro Matías, has had, since its inception, the collaboration of an advisory committee composed of independent experts, specialists in different fields.

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99u

For too long, the creative world has focused on generating ideas outside of executing ideas. To make great ideas come true, you need to act, experiment, fail, and adapt and learn on a daily basis. 99U is the effort of Behance.com to provide this missing curriculum to make ideas come true.

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Paris Design Week

Participating in Paris Design Week means you’ll enjoy an unprecedented level of visibility at a time when Paris is putting design in the spotlight. From exclusive locations and exhibitions to emblematic creations, exceptional encounters and fruitful collaborations, this is the best time to give yourself a name. The only limit is your imagination.

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NYCxDESIGN

It is the annual design celebration of New York City, attracting hundreds of thousands of attendees and designers from around the world. Taking place each May, the event celebrates a world of design and showcase more than a dozen design disciplines through events taking place in the city’s five districts.

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Salone Milano

This is the unmissable appointment in the design calendar. In 2019, the Mobile Show reaches its 58th edition, maintaining its convening capacity. Along with the furniture fair, every year it gains more prominence in the events that are distributed over the distances of Milan: Brera, Tortona, Ventura.

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Web resources to keep up to date

Abduzeedo
Abduzeedo is a collective of individual writers who share articles on design, photography and UX.
It was founded by Fabio Sasso in 2006 as a personal blog, later growing to become a digital publication with several writers from around the world, working independently. He is currently part of Steale LLC.


Artediez
Blog belonging to the area of ​​industrial design of the Artediez school in Madrid. It deals with issues of modeling, layout, industrial modeling and furniture design.


Chema Ibáñez: creativity, design, innovation, engineering
Blog of EPSEVG professor Chema Ibáñez. This blog started out as a simple repository of supporting data for its classes, but having surpassed 72.000 visits, it can be said that it has become a space to share (playfully and relaxed) topics related to creativity, the design and innovation.


Core77 Design
Since 1995, Core77.com has catered to a global audience dedicated to industrial design ranging from students to experienced professionals. Core77 publishes articles, discussion forums, an extensive calendar of events, hosts portfolios, worksheets, a database of design companies, schools, vendors and services. It offers a meeting point for both designers and enthusiasts, producing design contests, conference series, parties and exhibitions.


Dailytonic
Dailytonic.com is a project of Architonic AG Zurich. The name says it all: dailytonic aims to provide you with daily inspiration. It focuses on relevant project information for architects, interior designers, furniture specialists and planners. Only the best projects, products and materials are selected for publication. On the one hand, dailytonic filters for you the latest entries in the database, saving you the trouble of searching for everything that is new. Its goal is to serve you a refreshing cocktail daily, presenting the most exciting news in an efficient way.


David Report
David Report is an influential online blog and magazine that since 2006 has been exploring the confluence of design, culture and business. Their detailed reports offer cutting-edge critical thinking. The reports try to make a difference by questioning the conventional mindset.


Desing Research Portal
Mario Dupont portal with design resources.


Design Soyurn (#DesignThinking Blog)
Blog of an industrial design professional specializing in product development strategies and programs.


Dexigner
It is the leading online portal for designers, architects, illustrators, engineers, artists and creatives of all kinds. Founded in 2001 in New York, Dexigner publishes the latest in design, events, competitions, books and resources.


Industrial design: lifestyle
Blog by César Augusto Zambrano, Industrial Designer at the National University of Colombia. Quality inspector and production control.


Esprit Design
The Esprit Design blog is dedicated to design in all its forms: from idea to creation, from inspiration to production, from hand to tool, from craftsman to designer. Designers, objects, furniture, cars, architecture, news, inspiration, technology. Since 2008 it offers a daily and exclusive selection of new talents and creations. A 100% novelty, based on conception, which makes the work of the designer the center of editorial content.
The Esprit Design blog is a highly specialized media that identifies and lists market news, trainings, calls for proposals and competitions, as well as coverage of the best French design events and others. With its values ​​and its presence on social media, BED today combines a large community of informed readers such as designers, design students, architects and interior designers.


Grainedit
It focuses on the classic design work of the 1950s and 1970s and contemporary designers inspired by this period. The content of the site includes interviews, articles, designer libraries, as well as examples of quirky design yearbooks, standard copies, posters ...


Ideas on ideas
A blog that deals with design, communication and branding strategies. It is a collection of long, opinionated and generally unapologetic essays on design, brands and experience.


Industrial Up
Daniel Wolf Industrial Design Blog (Faculty of Design and Communication, University of Palermo).


Isopixel
Design and current news.


Don't touch my Swiss
Created by Laura Pérez Osorio this blog was born in October 2009, to share some of the interesting things circulating on the network related to design, communication or just curiosities.


On Design
"On Diseño" was born in 1978, promoted by a group of independent professionals, completely detached from the pressure groups so common in their environment. There are three basic principles that inspired its creation and that have made it the benchmark of Spanish design culture for the last thirty years:

  1. Its critical independence
  2. His almost exclusive dedication to projects in our country
  3. His desire to analyze in a global and integrative way the set of actions that shape the way of life of people, from architecture, interior design, object and graphic design and that determine the contemporary culture of the around what we call design.

It is a web platform that includes projects, products, agenda, videos and a magazine.


Ozestudi
It is an industrial design and graphic design studio with a lot of experience in all kinds of projects. Created in the year 2000 in Sabadell, it integrates designers who know the market and the industry perfectly, always achieving effective and new solutions. His blog is a sample of all his activities and knowledge in the world of industrial design.


Continuous paper
Blog of design, art, music, popular culture and the visual world.


Sergi Ventura Blog
Sergi Ventura's Industrial Design Blog with very interesting and well-structured information on resources on industrial design, creativity, regulations and legality.


Subtraction
It is a blog about design, technology and culture written by Khoi Vinh, published since December 2000, more or less continuously in New York City. Khoi is currently Adobe’s lead designer. Previously, Khoi was co-founder and CEO of Mixel (acquired in 2013), design director of The New York Times Online and co-founder of the design studio Behavior, LLC. He was considered one of the 50 most influential designers in America by Fast and Co.


Swissmiss
Swissmiss is a design blog run by Tina Roth Eisenberg. In addition to Swissmiss he creates and directs Tattly, CreativeMornings, TeuxDeux and his co-working space at Brooklyn Friends.


Creative Review
News and content about the world of visual culture, advertising and design.


Creativity and innovation
Manuel Ferrández's blog that deals with issues of creativity and innovation.


Fast Company
The Fast Company blog has a focus on technological innovation, ethical economics and design. The Co.Design, Co.Create and Co.Labs sections are also derived from it.


Just Creative
Created by designer Jacob Crass it deals with strategic thinking, distinctive logos and memorable visual identities that allow brands to have an apparent and professional image for years to come.


NOTCOT
NOTCOT Inc. is a growing network of design sites that currently includes NOTCOT.com and innovative sites contributed by the NOTCOT.org community + NotCouture.com + Liqurious.com (+ formerly TasteSpotting.com). NOTCOT is a visual filtering of ideas + aesthetics + fun. Both NOTCOT sites have become the daily source of inspiration for creatives around the world since 2005 with stunning images, the latest in international trends and a passion for all things well designed. NOTCOT.ORG is a community of creatives, design lovers and trend designers. Each image and subtitle takes you to a place worth visiting. It’s about sharing what inspires you. 


The Power of ideas
Online medium that promotes creativity in all its expressions, from design, art, music, advertising and many other fields. Its promoters are from Costa Rica but include content from around the world. Inspiring is one of his ideals; a space open to creativity, as well as promoting events and spaces that encourage these areas. An interesting place to discover what is happening in the world of current design through the filter of the authors.


Yatzer
Yatzer is a global online resource that allows readers to discover and follow the most engaging creative projects and people in art, fashion, design and architecture from around the world. Yatzer was initially founded by Greek interior designer Costas Voyatzis in 2007, since then, it has continuously increased the number of followers, the quality of its content as well as its participation in the most exclusive creative events in the world. Unlike other design blogs, Yatzer reflects an intimately curated set of experiences, projects, and products that unanimously offer beauty, craftsmanship, and sophistication. 


Acejet 170
Graphic design and typography blog started in 2006.


Created
Blog that offers information to designers, illustrators, animators and all kinds of creative professionals. The aim is to report on the latest graphic and visual trends, both in terms of traditional and digital techniques.


Graphics
It is dedicated to graphic design, image and communication. The blog is run by Victor Palou.


I love typography
Blog about typography.


Logo Design Love
Logo Design Love is a website and book dedicated to logos and visual identities. Launched in 2008, the site shares good ideas and traits related to identity.


Dominant male
It is a blog of graphic design and creativity that was born in 2007 from the hand of the Sevillian designer Kiki Sicardo to support all designers, offering a collection of resources, events, portfolios, sources of inspiration and everything related to the world of visual creation. In 2014, the designer Jose María Quirós also joined the adventure, and together they form what MachoDominante is today.


Oldskull
Web portal designed by Joan, Àlex and Jandro. They are defined as passionate about photography and in love with graphic design. Illustration lovers, music lovers, video game enthusiasts, trend followers and fans of geek culture.


Ozestudi
Ozestudi is an industrial design and graphic design studio with a lot of experience in all kinds of projects. His specialty is industrial design and graphic design although his project profiles are very varied. Created in the year 2000 in Sabadell, it integrates designers who know the market and the industry perfectly, always achieving effective and new solutions. His blog is a sample of all his activities and knowledge in the world of industrial design.


Truly Ace Graphic Design
Blog about graphic design.


Type for you
Typeforyou is a blog about typography. The purpose of typography is to build a bridge from one mind to another. The nature and quality of this bridge determine what it crosses.


Typographica
Founded in 2002, Typographica is a review of typographies and typography books, with occasional comments on fonts and typographic design. Edited by Stephen Coles with Caren Litherland and designed by Chris Hamamoto.


Veerle
Blog about web design and graphic design.


Dieline
Dieline is a bespoke creative platform that exists to serve the packaging community. Its mission is to build a global community of professionals and advocate for the packaging industry towards more sustainable solutions through creativity and innovation. Founded in 2007 by Andrew Gibbs, Dieline has become the leading brand in media for packaging and consumers. Dieline is committed to supporting the advancement of the package design industry in all its forms. Dieline is the most visited packaging design website in the world and highlights the importance and value of packaging design for today’s world brands. In 2018, Dieline has evolved to become a high-end custom creative platform for package designers, brand designers, consumer brands, agencies, suppliers, sustainability experts, students and packaging manufacturers.


Packaging cluster

Formed by Catalan companies in 2012, today it brings together 86 active members from companies, knowledge centers and entities that represent the entire value chain of the field, which include R&D, Raw Materials and Intermediate Products; the Machinery; the Peripherals and Line Finals; Packaging Manufacturers; and End Users.

Referent publications

Base: Design and Innovation
Digital journal of the Faculty of Design of the Universidad del Desarrollo de Chile.


Core77

Since 1995 Core77.com has served a global audience of industrial designers ranging from students to experienced professionals. Core77 publishes articles, discussion forums, an extensive calendar of events, hosts portfolios, job offers, a database of design brands, schools, vendors and services. Core77 provides a meeting point for both designers and enthusiasts, producing design contests, conference series, parties and exhibitions.


David Report

David Report is an influential online blog and magazine that since 2006 has been exploring the confluence of design, culture and business. Its readers share an interest and curiosity in everything from art, architecture, culture, design and fashion to food, innovation, music, sustainability and travel. Their detailed reports offer cutting-edge critical thinking. The reports try to make a difference by questioning the conventional mindset.


designboom

Daily web magazine covering the fields of industrial design, architecture and international art. Launched in 1999, the publication was the first web magazine dedicated to these fields, and includes first-hand interviews and studio visits to renowned designers and architects, as well as coverage of international design fairs and new projects. It has 3,5 million readers and 450.000 subscribers to its newsletters.


Design Science

Design Science is an international open access journal that publishes original qualitative and qualitative research into the creation of artifacts and systems, and their integration into our physical, virtual, psychological, economic, and social environment. Designed
by an international editorial board, Design Science aims to serve as an archive site for science-based design knowledge in various disciplines. Its publication facilitates communication in various fields and will serve as a bridge between various communities, publishing original research with an important emphasis on accessibility for scholars from various disciplines.


dezeen

Dezeen is the most popular and influential architecture and design magazine in the world, and winner of numerous journalism and publishing awards. Created in November 2006, its mission is very simple: to offer a selection of the best architecture, design and interior projects with news from around the world.


Fast Company Co.Design

Fast Company is the world’s leading business media brand, with an editorial focus on innovation in technology, leadership, world-changing ideas, creativity and design. Written by and about the most progressive business leaders, Fast Company inspires readers to think expansively, drive with purpose, embrace change, and shape futur of the business.


Graphics

It is dedicated to graphic design, image and communication.


Industrial Design Idea

Latest industrial design news and articles and all the latest in the world of design and creation of smart products. 


Moco Loco

MOCO LOCO is a web magazine dedicated to everything related to modern contemporary design and architecture, including; residential architecture, interior design, furniture, accessories, lighting, floor coverings, wall coverings, books, websites, audio-video, online and retail stores and more. Edited and published by Harry Wakefield.


Muuuz

Muuuz is the first French community of professionals in architecture, layout and decoration. Muuuz organizes two major annual events: the ADC Awards dedicated to the most outstanding architectural and interior design achievements and the International Muuuz Awards (MIAW) which distinguish the most innovative products. Read in more than twenty countries, its magazine is today a source of reference for architecture and design professionals.


Paredro

It deals with issues of strategic design, innovation and creativity. It also includes architectural and photography subjects. He belongs to the "Grupo de Comunicaciones Kátedra" in Mexico.


Yanko Design

Online magazine dedicated to covering the best in international product design. They started as a small blog in 2002 about student work and over time have become an international publishing company with millions of readers. They have a passion for the new, innovative, unique and undiscovered. With eyes firmly focused on the futur.


ABC Topics: Design
Website dedicated to the design of the ABC newspaper.


The Country: Industrial design
Website of the newspaper "El País" dedicated to Industrial Design.
 

Allworth Press

The Allworth Press publishing house, founded in 1989, enjoys great prestige. One of his lines of publishing is dedicated to design, with many titles that refer to Graphic Design. Behind these publications are many American entities specializing in the world of design that are leaders in the sector and provide great quality content. Take a look and you will find some pretty interesting titles!

Bloomsbury Publishing

If we want to find a publisher that covers the maximum number of aspects and themes of design, Blomsbury would surely be one of the chosen ones. Founded in 1986, we can find areas as diverse as Design Management, Product Design, Design Research & Futur, History & Culture of Design and much more. If, on top of that, we find renowned international designers behind these publications, it is highly recommended to visit their website.

Flower

The Blume publishing house, with a history of fifty years, has a design section with numerous and varied publications in Spanish. If in any respect its editorial policy has stood out, it is in the quality, rigor and care of its contents. If we also add its innovative character and the variety of its themes, it makes your website a very enriching experience.

Chronicle Books

Chronicle Books, founded in 1967, has a design section with a lot of thematic variety. The presentation of his publications is very careful and on his website we can find original and different books that will make your visit fun and interesting.

CRC Press

CRC Press is a very important publishing group that is basically dedicated to publishing technical books. On its website you can find a lot of bibliography ofEngineering Design, a field of design closely related to mechanical design and computer science, with much Autodesk bibliography. Many publishers do not offer a section like this, so their visit can be very valuable.

Designers & Books

This is not a publisher. Imagine a web platform where prominent members of the design select the most notable works published in the world and, in addition, from a multidisciplinary point of view. This is Designer's & Books, which on the other hand offers book reviews, with a careful and engaging presentation. A web platform to keep in mind.

Elsevier

Elsevier is a publishing house with a lot of history and great international prestige. Within the enormous variety of topics that its website has, we find an editorial line dedicated to Industrial Design. His books, focused on the most technological side of design, offer a wide variety of topics and content, all of high quality that makes a visit recommended for any industrial designer.

GG

The Barcelona publishing house Gustavo Gili, with more than a hundred years of history, becomes the quintessential Spanish-language design publishing house. In addition to having many publications by prestigious designers, they continuously reissue works that have become classics within the world of design. An active publishing house with a constant supply of titles and content, which is worth following.

The third

The Laterza publishing house, with a tradition in Italy of more than a hundred years, offers an editorial line dedicated to design. We can find several topics in his publications, the most prominent are the furniture design, art related to design i design history. A different visit.

Laurence King Publishing

Established in London in 1991, Laurence King Publishing is today recognized as one of the world's leading publishers of creative arts books. If you take a look at their page you will find the best illustrators, designers, artists and photographers in the world and books recognized for their inventive and beautiful design.

The MIT Press

MIT Press publications are known for their intellectual audacity and academic standards. Its editorial line dedicated to design offers us a wide range of topics with an interdisciplinary approach and very careful presentations of the publications, which make its visit both interesting and enriching.

Monsa Publications

Born in Barcelona in 1982, it is a young but very experienced publishing house. His philosophy combines dynamism, creativity, love of art and the search for originality. All these values ​​are reflected in his publications, visually very attractive, with very careful presentations, innovative and full of vitality. Enter the section ofArt and Design and finds many high-quality Graphic Design and Product Design books, which invite you to view and read.

Naos

Naos is not a publishing house, it is a Madrid bookstore specializing in various topics, including Design and Drawing. Most notable is the large number of publications, in English and Spanish, that we can find lists of Graphic design, Industrial Design and other Design topics on your page. It is worth your visit for the large amount of bibliographic offer it offers.

Parramon

Editorial based in Badalona and specializing in various fields of knowledge, including design. In the design section we can find three main themes: product design, graphic design i basics of design. They publish their books in Spanish. Highly recommended your visit!

Penguin Books

The British publishing house Penguin Books, which is part of the Penguin Random House group, is a historical publishing house whose first objective is to disseminate the works of literature of the best writers in the world. But it also has a very interesting section called "History of Art & Design", where you will find very interesting titles on this subject, with very prominent authors. 

Phaidon

Phaidon is one of the world’s leading publishers of the creative arts, with more than 1.500 titles printed. It has an editorial line dedicated to design, with the best works by prominent innovators. Each book is meticulously designed and the content neat and edited to show creativity and imagination. Take a look!

Promopress

The Barcelona bookshop and publisher Promopress, among many other disciplines, offers publications, in English and Spanish, dedicated to Design. Its philosophy takes into account the creative and competitive nature of design and also the ongoing need for information and updating that designers need. For this reason we recommend your visit.

The Fourth Group

The Quarto Group brings together several publishers and publishes their books in English. We recommend taking a look at their website because it has an editorial line specializing in Graphic design, with a lot of bibliography, topics and contents.

Rockport Publishers (The Fourth Group)

Rockport Publishers, part of The Quarto Group, publishes many design publications that mark the latest trends in this industry. His books, with a great variety of themes, present the best works in design and take readers within the studios of the most talented designers.

Rouletge (Taylor & Francis Group)

Rouletge is a historical publishing house, founded in the XNUMXth century. They publish thousands of books served by academics and professionals around the world. We can find a very good collection of design books, with innovative texts of the first level and from innumerable aspects.

Thames & Hudson

Thames & Hudson, founded in 1949, has as its main objective to make the world of art and design accessible to all audiences. They publish high quality books in all areas of visual creativity served by prestigious experts and scholars. In its catalog there are many publications that deal with design from different perspectives and contents. Take a look, it's worth it!

Bags

Taschen Publishing House, founded in 1980, is recognized within the publishing world for offering good quality art books and design at affordable prices. It offers a section dedicated to architecture and design where you can find interesting works that integrate the two disciplines.

 

 


Last update: 10 / 02 / 2021