In our transforming world, the Design industry is rapidly evolving. GloWD (Globally We Design) exists to address all aspects of design. Our mission is to systematically question, envision, develop and realize the best outcomes for the empowerment of next generations. We do this to clarify and shape the design discipline into the future.
GloWD is a global thought leadership platform generating and disseminating new design thinking, practice and process to tackle the ever more pressing and contemporary problems facing humanity at large.
Through international collaboration with powerful visionary thought leaders in design and the creative industries, GloWD exists to challenge traditional notions of design's function, help develop new knowledge and propose new models of collaborative and compassionate practice that serve society and culture for the benefit of all.
All GloWD's programs combine theory and practice, and manifest in the following forms:
Symposia / conferences and seminars
Workshops, panel discussions and debates
Built installations and projects
Its core values includes:
Design has the power to progress and revolutionize the world
Design is for social good
Everything is designed, therefore design can, and must, improve and enhance every aspect of modern life
'Right global design' depends on creativity, compassion, education, innovation, inspiration and collaboration
'Right global design' must serve community, sustainability, craft, industry and the environment
Promotion of established and emerging design disciplines, including service design, responsible design, ethical design, co-design, open-source design, behavioral design and - crucially - profitable design