Monthly Archives: March 2011

Conference visits

Here are some details of planned tours for conference delegates. Wednesday 7 september morning Tour 1. The MNACTEC- National Museum of Science and Tecnology of Catalonia in Terrassa (by train). Time 10:00h- 14.00h- Departure from FAD headquarters: Plaça dels Àngels, … Continue reading

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A conference warm-up in May.

I’m just back from Amsterdam where my friends at Premsela drew my attention to an intriguing conference entitled ‘What Can Design Do’. This is neatly positioned on May 26-27 in Amsterdam, just before the NORDES conference in Helsinki. ‘What Can Design … Continue reading

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Bonus day – 7 September

You might have noticed that a neat change has infiltrated onto the conference website and this blog’s header. The conference start date has moved from Thursday 8 September to Wednesday 7 September. The review process of abstracts that were submitted … Continue reading

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1972: what a great year!

I have always been a big fan of 1972 (along with 1907, 1957 and, possibly, 1986). It was, after all, the year that ADIFAD, Barcelona’s industrial design association and co-sponsors of the conference this year, hosted the ICSID conference in … Continue reading

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