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6/2/23Mathildenhöhe celebrates first World Heritage Festival!

On the weekend of the German World Heritage Day, the Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt celebrates its first World Heritage Festival. The highlight is the Illuminations Festival, which illuminates the grounds and buildings as it did in the days of the artists' colony over 100 years ago and sets the scene wonderfully. In addition to the Museum Künstlerkolonie Darmstadt and the Wedding Tower, Haus Olbrich and Großes Haus Glückert are open. Music, arts and crafts and a gastronomic offer complete the programme. 03./04.06.2023

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5/21/23Design for Democracy Hackathon at the 6th Creative Industries Day Hesse

The 6th Creative Industries Day on 26 May 2023 in Frankfurt will bring cross and open innovation to life. Keynotes, master classes and challenges will impart concrete knowledge and show how innovation processes together with the creative industry can contribute to new solutions in trade, mobility, energy and many other sectors. Included: "Design for Democracy Hackathon - Workshop see-Conference" with Peter Reichard (Executive Technical Direction at Scholz & Volkmer).

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5/10/23Come along and build a democracy stool together!

At the invitation of the City of Frankfurt, the workshop trolley of the Frankfurt RheinMain application as World Design Capital 2026 will be located on the northern bank of the river Main, between the landing stage and the Historical Museum. In an open participatory workshop, there will be the opportunity to build a democracy stool that can only be completed in a collaborative process.

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5/29/23AGORA Roundtable: Design for a Circular Society

The future is circular. But without a circular society, there is no circular economy. What role do designers play on the way to the CIRCULAR SOCIETY and what role does circularity play in design? How circular is our society today? In view of the upcoming climatic and technological transformations, the question of how we want to live, consume and work in the future must be answered regionally and jointly by designers and company representatives. The event is a cooperation between the Schader Foundation and Hessen Design e.V. Location: Schader Forum, Darmstadt / 15.06.2023 from 3:00 p.m.

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5/10/23The red tour bus is on the road again!

During the celebrations of the 175th anniversary of the first German National Assembly in the Paulskirche, the Design for Democracy workshop van will also go on tour again with two selected stops. On 16 May, it will be a guest at the Frankfurt Days of Democracy at the Museum Angewandte Kunst, before it will then be on display on the Mainkai from 18 to 21 May as part of the City of Frankfurt's Paulskirchen Festival. The whole programme under "Events"...

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3/31/23The Consulate General of Germany in Canada presents the application for Frankfurt RhineMain as World Design Capital 2026.

The World Design Organization™, based in Montreal, Canada, launched the application process for the title of World Design Capital 2026 on 3 November 2022, which Frankfurt RhineMain is now applying for. Since the opening of the application process the project management team has worked extensively to develop the application portfolio on behalf of the City of Frankfurt am Main and the Kulturfonds Frankfurt RheinMain. On 30 March 2023, the project company has now submitted the application to the World Design Organization™. For this purpose, the link to the final documents was printed in cooperation with the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz using a historical printing process as hand typesetting with lead letters. In a symbolic gesture, the Consulate General of Germany in Canada, represented by Consul General Susanne Aschi-Glesius, presented the art edition of the application to the World Design Organization™.

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