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Discussion and further development of all aspects of design knowledge from cognition and philosophy, to methods and tools, from research theory to practice.

The DESIGN Conference programme offers broad exchange possibilities to researchers and practitioners, strategic decision makers, managers, design and engineering professionals, national or regional agencies or governmental bodies.

Our goal is to bring together researchers and practitioners who have worked on or thought about engineering and industrial design from a variety of perspectives, disciplines, and fields: engineering, aesthetics, ergonomics, psychology, sociology and the like...

Important Dates

Full paper submission deadline
November 15, 2023

Review results and acceptance decision
January 31, 2024

Publish-ready papers
February 16, 2024

Final Conference programme
April, 2024

DESIGN 2024 Conference
May 20-23, 2024
Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia


News & Events

DESIGN 2024 conference now open for business

May, 19 2024

We're thrilled to announce that the DESIGN 2024 Conference has officially begun with regsitration of delegates! Stay updated with the latest conference highlights content by following the Design Society's LinkedIn profile

Final program for the DESIGN conference now available

April, 19 2024

The DESIGN conference is pleased to announce that the final program for the entire event is now available online. Participants, and all who are interested, can access a comprehensive schedule of all sessions, workshops, meetings, and keynote speeches, including the much-anticipated 5th Design Debate. The complete program details are accessible at the following link:

5th edition of the DESIGN Debate announced

April, 15 2024

The DESIGN 2024 Conference is thrilled to announce its upcoming 5th Design Debate taking place under the banner "Product is Dead. Long Live Systems!". Historically, DESIGN debates have emphasized the tangible over the theoretical, critically examining the state of design research and the efficacy of design methodologies. This year’s theme challenges the traditional emphasis on product design, advocating instead for a systemic perspective that mirrors today’s multifaceted global challenges.

DESIGN Conference Contact Information

  • cadlab
  • perfectmeetings