Welcome to the Cardiff Design Festival 06 website

Coming soon - details of the 2007 Cardiff Design Festival. Watch this space!




Building on the success of the 2005 Festival, which saw exhibitions, events, seminars, lectures and parties,the 2006 Festival programme was the capital’s most exciting showcase for Welsh creative talents.


In addition to the Best of Welsh Design showcase, there were student graduate shows and an exhibition of the Design Wales ‘Ffres’ student competition winning entries, the bilingual design awards dinner, the launch of the ‘Design Directory Wales’, public lectures on new product design and service design, school workshops and other events around the city. Visit the Events page for details.


There was an opportunity to nominate your favourite design classics, whether the humble paper clip or the London Underground map.




Welsh Design Showcase

An exhibition of a selection of the Showcase was at various locations locally and at the Dutch Design Awards in October.

Selection Panel :

Robert Maskrey, David Worthington of Conran Design Group and Creative & Cultural Skills Council, Glenn Tutsell of Enterprise IG, Lezley George fashion designer, Richard Seymour of Seymour Powell.


The Festival is convened and facilitated by Cardiff School of Art & Design at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) in collaboration with partners from the creative industries and other public bodies and private businesses.


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