28 Nov 國際設計週論壇─亞洲唯一深度設計週策劃論壇
「設計週」(Design Week) 之所以迷人，除了背後的商業推動，更重要的事情是，它同時也是匯集改變力量的介面，集結教育、美學、設計思考等各種創新力量，也因此成為城市行銷的利器，更是城市創新能量的代名詞之一。在現行的設計評論、相關研究和報導當中，著重的都是設計師個人以及作品本身，對於承載內容的設計週平台的運行與規劃之相關探討，可說是相當稀缺。有鑑於此，當年在規劃國際設計週論壇時，其中一個重要的目的就是讓各國設計週能夠有機會透過深度交流，探討「辦理設計展會」的組織單位面臨的瓶頸與困境，並從中找到可能的、且具有開創性的解決方案。這樣的規劃對於當時屬於各自為政的各國設計週平台夥伴們，實為一個難得的機會。...
For the first time Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR) came to Taipei in November 2015, the curator Jord den Hollander has selected three documentaries featuring Dutch architecture:《The Greatest of Dutch Architects》,《The School as a City》and《Reaching for the Sky》to open up a conversation between Taiwan and the Netherlands in the field of architecture.
First collaboration between Taiwan Designers’ Web and Moca Taipei – “Mini Factory”, was taken place in front of the plaza of Taipei Moca on 16th and 17th, May, 2015. With this pop-up market, we invited the participated designers to recreate the scenarios at their studios, while workshops were also organized to welcome people to enjoy all kinds of hands-on activities.
In celebration of the opening of a brand new space at Taipei Expo Park, first edition of “Taipei Expo Park Design Month” launched in October 2013. Focusing on “sustainable living, greener lifestyle, greater vision and design thinking”, over 45 designers and professionals were invited to participate in the fair to share their knowledge, experiences and lifestyles, with 13 talks and 16 workshops were held in over 17 days.