Design Events

Design Events

Design Events featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Comic-Con: Nickelodeon SpongeBob

Nickelodeon, a division of Viacom, had a twofold goal of celebrating 20 years of the SpongeBob SquarePants franchise while generating media buzz. Glow Studio celebrated SpongeBob SquarePants and attracted media coverage by engaging SpongeBob fans in a way not done before: working at the Krusty Krab. Using novel design approaches, Glow Studio created an immersive, beautifully crafted, fully working Krusty Krab environment. creating unparalleled engagement on the show floor.

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Game Fuel PRO-AM Consumer Experience

The Mtn Dew AMP Game Fuel Celebrity PRO-AM was a pre-release exhibition pairing gaming professionals with celebrities to highlight the new 2v2 game mode in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and give consumers a sneak peek at the new MTN DEW AMP GAME FUEL can. The activation, hosted as a P.R. event for the brand’s Call of Duty partnership, was broadcast live through Twitch to reach consumers directly.

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World Cyber Games 2019 Xi'an

For the World Cyber Games 2019 event was a feat months in the making. The goal was to bring the tournament series back after a 6 year absence, and to accomplish this the WCG Event team organized not only a game tournament with professional and amateur athletes from around the globe, but also designed and organized opening and closing ceremonies, a EDM festival with world-famous DJs, unforgettable cosplay performances, an insightful esports conference with esports industry leaders, and even a TED talk!

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Check-in Hsinchu

The Design Expo is an annual design event promoted by the Central government of Taiwan. It aims to bring new energy to the local design sector. In 2020, Hsinchu hosted it, i.e., a city that holds a vibrant Science Park and more than 300 years of history. In this context, BIAS transformed the Expo into an urban event. Instead of triggering a single exhibition, this choice brought to temporarily re-imagine a line of places across the city. The aim was to let people experience the diversity of the city and showcase a new urban narrative, two things that finally highlighted design's social power.

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Daxi Daxi

Since 2018, BIAS has developed and implemented an urban festival to help Daxi township preparing for the key religious ceremony of the place. Usually, Taiwanese ceremonies are conservative and based on rural traditions that dictate a strict set of rules. To share the charm of folk beliefs with the urban public, BIAS mediated the traditions by a strategic set of design interventions and activities that provide a pop-culture vibe to the event. In particular, BIAS acted as curator and invited various young artists and designers to cooperate with those that preserve old traditions.

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Neon Nights

To uplift the image of the 2019 HK Fashion Week (Spring/Summer) a concept titled Neon Nights was developed, by mixing fashion industry latest colour trends into elements of retro Hong Kong nighttime neon street scenes. Three areas were given by the organizer to enhance this trade fair into a marketing show. First, a welcome installation at the venue main entrance, followed by the exhibition hall main entry. Then inside the hall, a 300 m2 multi-functional communal space was created for fashion shows, seminars and informal meetings activities etc.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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