World Design Weeks
World Design Weeks is a network for design weeks and festivals around the globe.
The objective of the World Design Weeks is to promote collaboration in the design field, to support product development, and to develop the economy of creative fields. It provides networking and support to both the design field and the fields that utilize design. Founding members include nine design week festivals on three continents: Soul, Tokyo, Beijing, Toronto, San Francisco, Mexico, Barcelona, Eindhoven and Helsinki. Today, World Design Weeks gathers over 30 members all around the world.
Finland is the first country to have a president in the World Design Weeks network. The first president is Helsinki Design Week founder and director Kari Korkman.