Coming soon creative events and contest around the globe:

Grafist

The sixteenth edition of Grafist – Istanbul Graphic Design Week – will take place on May 7-12, 2012 in Istanbul.

Grafist is an educational event organized annually since 1997 by the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Department of Graphic Design.

The event aims to create a rich arena for foreign and Turkish graphic designers to share their works that were created during one week in the workshop.

Creative week

Creative Week New York (May 7- 11 2012) is where advertising, design, and digital media collide with the arts. It’s about art and copy, concept and execution, pop-culture and high arts. It’s about awards shows, thought leadership, and presentations designed to honor, inspire and connect the creative community.

OFFF Barcelona

OFFF  (17-19 May 2012 Barcelona, Spain)  is an entity in continuous transformation, alive and evolutionary. More than a decade ago, it was born as a post-digital culture festival; a meeting place to host contemporary creation through an in depth programme of conferences, workshops and performances by the most relevant artists of our time.

MadinSpain

MADinSpain is a two day (13-14 april 2012 Madrid, Spain) international design event featuring the most remarkable creative minds of our time. Every year, leading imaginative designers and agencies gather together in Madrid to share their insights and breathe creativity.

Eco Bike Design

Solsonica and POLI.design have launched Eco Bike Design Contest, offering a total of €7,000 in prize money for innovative projects involving an electrically assisted bicycle and a photovoltaic shelter to protect and recharge it.

The competition amis to select innovative and functional projects that take advantage of the possibilities offered by photovoltaic technology and electrical energy to design a sustainable bicycle, confronting the new challenges posed by the optimisation of energy use.
Deadline for entries is June 29, 2012.