World Design Organization (WDO)

Organisation mondiale de design (OMD)

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URL: http://www.wdo.org/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/worlddesignorg/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/worlddesignorg
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Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WorldDesignOrganization
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Founded

1957-06-29 London UK

History

Founded 29 Jun 1957, London (UK), following proposal 1953, as International Council of Societies of Industrial Designers -- Conseil international d'esthétique industriel. Previously also referred to as Conseil international de design industriel, and in Spanish and German as Consejo Internacional de Sociedades de Diseño Industrial -- Internationaler Rat der Gesellschaften für Industrielle Formgebung und Formgestaltung. Constitution adopted at 1st General Assembly, Sep 1959, Stockholm (Sweden); most recently amended: 30 Sep 1999, Sydney (Australia). Changed title to International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) -- Conseil international des sociétés de design industriel, 1959. Current title adopted 1 Jan 2017. Secretariat currently based in Montréal QC (Canada) since 2005; previously based in Brussels (Belgium) - 1974-1985, and Helsinki (Finland) - 1985-2005.

Aims

Advocate, promote and share knowledge of industrial design driven innovation that has the power to create a better world.

Events

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Structure

World Design Assembly (every 2 years); Board of Directors; Secretariat.

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UIA Org ID

XC1755

Last News

2021

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