Press & Publicity

Since the project began in June 2012, Design in Action worked tirelessly at building the profile of design as a strategy for economic growth within industry. Over the years, we built our network and engaged with Scottish creatives, businesses, policymakers, academics, charities, researchers, galleries, NGOS, museums and many many more.

We have launched eight commercial companies from our Chiasma© ideation workshops and funded many others, which are currently at varying stages of the prototype process.

We were represented on a number of cultural and creative committees and have been an influence on policymaking that has contributed to Scotland’s creative economy, garnering both national and international recognition.

As well as Chiasma, our events portfolio included Design in Action Chiasma© ideation workshops, business seminars, showcases, public lectures with high-profile design speakers and, of course, our annual Scottish Design Summits.

Click on the links below to read DiA’s press and other digital media coverage.

8 June 2016: Aesthetica Magazine

'New Designers 2016, London' (Sein-Collections)

25 May 2016: The Scotsman

'Dundee Design Festival to tell stories of 'global impact''

23 May 2016: FX

'Design in Action Programme Supports the Scottish Economy' written by Veronica Simpson

8 May 2016: The Guardian

'The innovators: slow fashion that cuts waste and lasts longer' written by Shane Hickey

21 April 2016: It’s Nice That

'Dundee: the UK's new creative capital?' written by Emily Gosling

7 March 2016: Design Week

'Dundee launches design events programme to grow city's graduate talent' written by Sarah Dawood

27 January 2016: The Scotsman

'Dundee start-up launches first game title, BAUM' written by Sofiane Kennouche

21 January 2016: Develop

'BAUM’s Tree of Life to grow from Apple seeds: Dundee games start-up set to launch first mobile game.;

16 June 2015: Business Quarter

'Scottish EDGE Winners Secure Funding Boost'

15 June 2015: The Scotsman

'Scots craft beer club Beer52 toasts £45k funding'

Media Enquiries

Louise Jack
+44 (0)1382 385361

For non-media enquiries please visit the contact page.

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