Anette Lenz visualizes MCBW 2022

1 week ago

Plans for next year’s Munich Creative Business Week (MCBW) are well underway. The presentation of Anette Lenz’s new key visual represents a major milestone. Guided by the theme Moving Horizons, MCBW 2022 is organized by bayern design and will take place from March 5 to 13.

Open minded to new visions: bayern design at IAA Mobility

1 week ago

Design connects, design connects - this was impressively demonstrated by the bayern design pavilion at the IAA Mobility (September 7 - 12, 2021). Over six days, the exhibition "Open minded to new visions" in the Open Space in the Kaiserhof of the Munich Residence presented design as a central success factor for the entire mobility industry and gave a broad audience insights into otherwise hidden design processes.

X-D-E-P-O-T: A new room for Die Neue Sammlung

1 week ago

With the X-D-E-P-O-T, the Neue Sammlung, the design museum in the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich, is opening a new room that can be used in a variety of ways and in which it will show a total of around 30 design themes with around 600 objects. Among the exhibited designers are numerous members of bayern design.

"Moving horizons" - MCBW 2022 Kick-off

2 months ago

At the kick-off meeting for the partners of the MUNICH CREATIVE BUSINESS WEEK 2022 (MCBW), insights into new formats were given and new partner packages as well as the annual theme of the upcoming long week of design were presented.

A different kind of award

4 months ago

Der Deutsche Designer Club e.V. (kurz DDC) startet einen neuen, etwas anderen Design Wettbewerb mit dem Titel WAS IST GUT. Gesucht werden Projekte, die man schon immer machen wollte, weil sie gut und wichtig seien. Auch die Zusammensetzung der Jury folgt anderen regeln als sonst oft üblich.

Industry Report on Corona

4 months ago

A current industry report by the Professional Association of Communication Designers (BDG) paints a bleak picture of the coming months. The third wave, according to the BDG's evaluation, is also having a full impact on communication design. A third of the industry is struggling to survive, and sales have fallen by up to 75 percent.

Calculation tool VTV Design 2021

4 months ago

Designers from all sectors can't avoid the design remuneration agreement (VTV Design) if they want to determine fair and appropriate prices in line with the market. Since 1977, the calculation tool of the Alliance of German Designers (AGD) has provided orientation for an entire industry. In VTV Design 2021, not only have prices and projects now been adapted to the changed design reality, but it also appears for the first time as a user-friendly app.

Inspiration and the design process

4 months ago

Inspiration is an essential part of creativity, innovation and design - yet in practice, idea generation often takes place in an unsorted manner and on the basis of gut feelings. Dr. Jens Mühlstedt, UX expert and usability engineer at designaffairs, showed that it doesn't have to be this way and how it can be done differently at the members' event of bayern design forum e.V. in April 2021.

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