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international organisation that wants to spark awareness and debate on the great importance and potential of design. INDEX: wants to inspire the creation of new designs that improve the lives of many people around the world.
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What is INDEX:?

INDEX: is a world event for design and innovation set to take place every two years in Copenhagen. It will be launched in September 2005.

The 2005 event features:

  • INDEX: Award, the world’s largest design and innovation awards
  • Two major international design exhibitions
  • A summit for the world’s creative leaders.

INDEX: is also an international network of designers, cooperations, organisations and design institutions that collaborate in disseminating and applying the latest knowledge within the field of design embraced by the INDEX: event.

INDEX: only features the kind of design that considerably improves life for large numbers of people. We call it Design to Improve Life. See examples of Design to Improve Life

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In 2005, INDEX: will present three international design events:

They supported INDEX: 2005


INDEX: 2005 partners were government institutions, private companies and foundations that support INDEX: 2005 financially and with services. Our partners were an integrated part of the development of INDEX: 2005
Without them, INDEX: 2005 would not have existed.

About INDEX: 2005 partners

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