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Detail of the Design Integration booklet in connection with the ICSID event which took place in Helsinki in 1981. Taken from the ICSID Archive housed at the University of Brighton Design Archives.

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A graphic black and white map of the world showing dots where Design Schools are located. Taken from board member Antti Nurmesniemi's file from 1981. Taken from the ICSID Archive housed at the University of Brighton Design Archives.

‘World Map of Design Schools’. From board member Antti Nurmesniemi’s file (1981). Catalogue number: ICD-8-6-5-2.

The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) was founded in London in 1957 with the aim of promoting the status of industrial designers, raising the standard of industrial design through training and education, and encouraging cooperation between industrial designers around the world. By the end of the 1960s ICSID included over 40 member societies from more than 30 countries. The ICSID archive documents the initiatives, ambitions and influence of this international organization that continues to make a major contribution to the representation of industrial design and designers across political boundaries and economic disparities.

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A green and white page from a congress program from the 4th ICSID Congress titled Design and the Community, which took place in Vienna in 1965. Taken from the ICSID Archive housed at the University of Brighton Design Archives.

‘Page from the congress program’. 4th ICSID Congress ‘Design and the Community’, Vienna (1965). Catalogue number: ICD-2-2-1-1.

A pink printed voting paper for the members of the board from the 12th General ICSID Assembly from Helsinki in 1981. Taken from the ICSID Archive housed at the University of Brighton Design Archives.

‘Voting paper for the members of the board’. 12th General Assembly, Helsinki (1981). Catalogue number: ICD-3-11-5-1.

A yellow page telegram from ICSID to ORNAMO, taken from Finland's country file from the year 1973. Taken from the ICSID Archive housed at the University of Brighton Design Archives.

‘Telegram from ICSID to ORNAMO’. From Finland’s country file (1973). Catalogue number: ICD-10-8-4-5.

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Sirpa Kutilainen • January 1, 1998


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