UBD to hold Design Week in September

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) is teaming up with industry professionals to hold the Design Week 2021 (DW21) from September 16 to 26.

According to a press release, the annual event is organised to discuss the importance of design practice in the development of creative industries and other sectors of local, regional and global economy, while focussing on conceptual designs in response to current societal, environmental, historical and technological factors. “The design practice integrates principles of aesthetics, functionality and sustainability, which shape our lifestyle,” it said.

The DW21 organising committee is inviting industry professionals to join the programme in organising workshops, marketing products, promoting design services, curating exhibitions, or arranging roundtable discussions, among other events, while calling for participation from the design community to contribute to the programme in a range of categories including talks, seminars, and masterclasses, as well as the Design Awards judged by an international panel.