Jumpstart your week with our insider's guide to events in the design world. From must-see exhibitions to insightful lectures and the competitions you need to know about—here's the best of what's going on, right now.

Monday

Brexit Passport Design Competition (Unofficial)

Dezeen has launched an unofficial competition to redesign the document that all UK citizens carry when traveling abroad. They are looking for designs that present a positive vision of the post-Brexit UK to the world, and that represent all its citizens. The winning designs will be published on Dezeen and exhibited at the Design Museum in London. A wider selection of entries will be shown at Clerkenwell Design Week in London in May 2017.

Online competition open through March 24, 2017.

Tuesday

Workwear

Some time ago, clothing was the direct representation of our role in society and of our relevant image. Nowadays, clothing has become, above all, the expression of individuality. Once clothing represented the image that the world gave us, but now it represents the image of what we want to portray to the world. Workwear explores the relationship we have with our clothing, featuring the work of 40 Italian and international artists, designers and architects.

Toronto. On view through April 23, 2017.

Wednesday

404 Not Found

Since their inception in 1994, Artnode have explored the potentials and problematics of the Internet and the opportunities to expand the aesthetic field through formal, institutional and social means. The exhibition 404 Not Found is a manifestation of this exploration, with a focus on the development of the Internet and its current effect on the digitized human being and society.

Denmark. On view through March 5, 2017.

Thursday

Displacements_People: Designing for the Global Refugee Crisis

The first event in AIANY's Global Dialogues series will focus on how design can impact the refugee crisis the world is currently facing. This current moment of unprecedented migration urgently demands a response from architects, planners, artists, and policy makers. 

New York, NY. February 23, 2017 at 6:30 PM.

Friday

Typography Day

The event will feature a day of workshops on Typography and Calligraphy followed by two days of conference dedicated to "Typography and Diversity". The international conference will be devoted to addressing issues faced by type designers, type users and type educators.

Sri Lanka. February 23-25, 2017.

Saturday/Sunday

How to Start a Career in UX Design

The School of UX Design is offering a short, practical & affordable weekend course on how to start a career in UX run by professional designers. The course covers what a day of a UX designer looks like, how to create portfolio, finding a perfect job, startups vs big companies, interview tips, market rates and more.

London, UK. February 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM.

Check out the Core77 Calendar for more design world events, competitions and exhibitions, or submit your own to be considered for our next Week in Design.





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