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Dec 21, 2016, 10:40 ET Taipei Hands Over World Design Capital Designation to Mexico City at December 2016 Convocation Ceremony

The Convocation Ceremony, the last of the International Signature Events to take place as part of World Design Capital (WDC) Taipei 2016, was held...


Oct 27, 2016, 03:00 ET International Design Policy Conference and Design Week Forum in Taiwan Capture Bold Ambitions for Future Role of Design

The World Design Capital (WDC) Taipei 2016 International Design Policy Conference brought together leaders in design thinking from around the world...


Oct 13, 2016, 08:30 ET International Design House Exhibition Set to Change Global Perception of Value of Design In Society

To mark the grand opening of the International Design House Exhibition, which is expected to attract over 800,000 visitors, President Tsai Ing-wen...


Oct 03, 2016, 03:00 ET A Display of Design Prowess and Ambitions for the Future

The International Design House Exhibition, one of four Signature Events taking place in October as part of the World Design Capital® (WDC) Taipei...


Sep 19, 2016, 04:28 ET How Can Design Weeks Achieve More? Global Design Leaders Explore at World Design Capital Taipei 2016 in October

Sixteen organizers of leading design weeks around the world will attend the International Design Week Forum, one of four Signature Events taking...


Aug 29, 2016, 03:00 ET World Design Capital Taipei 2016 reveals prestigious keynote speaker lineup for trailblazing International Design Policy Conference

The International Design Policy Conference, one of four Signature Events taking place in October as part of the World Design Capital® (WDC) Taipei...


Aug 17, 2016, 03:00 ET World Design Capital Taipei 2016 Plans Packed October for World's Design Devotees and Designers

On the agenda for October are four major events in the World Design Capital® (WDC) Taipei 2016 program of International Signature Events: the...


Jun 22, 2016, 06:42 ET World Design Capital Taipei 2016 Highlights Youth in Design in Celebration of World Industrial Design Day

As part of the World Design Capital (WDC) Taipei 2016, Taiwan's capital city is hosting a series of forums, workshops, and exhibitions in celebration ...


May 19, 2016, 03:00 ET YODEX Underlines Social Innovation among World Design Capital Taipei 2016's Next-generation Designers

Over 9,000 students gathered to exhibit more than 4,000 undergraduate design projects at the 2016 edition of the annual YODEX (Young Designers'...


Apr 19, 2016, 05:00 ET Creative Expo Taiwan City Tour App Connects Travelers to Innovative Design During World Design Capital Taipei 2016

Operating under the banner "Adaptive City - Design in Motion" -- the core concept behind World Design Capital Taipei 2016 -- Taipei City is set to...


Mar 21, 2016, 11:00 ET Sculptural Water Catchment System Warka Water Wins World Design Impact Prize 2015-2016 at World Design Capital(R) Taipei 2016 Gala

At an International Design Gala held on Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Taipei–a stunning red-carpet design showcase that...


Mar 07, 2016, 02:00 ET 6 Social Design Projects Set to Revolutionize Food Production, Product Consumption, Elderly Care, and More

World Design Capital® (WDC) Taipei 2016's Open Call initiative will see innovative international organizations and groups like CONTINUUM (USA, Italy, ...