IxDD 2021 Solidarity and Transformation
World Interaction Design Day is an annual event where we come together as a united global community to show how interaction design improves the human condition.
Our aim is to have a positive, long-lasting impact by facilitating activities that support dialogue and outcomes.
This year’s edition of IxDD will continue to be primarily a digital-first experience. We’ll come together, but apart, through regional live stream events from around the world.
Presented in partnership with Adobe and IxDA, we welcome everyone to contribute by hosting activities for their local communities around the theme for 2021: Solidarity and Transformation
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Head of Design, Yoma Bank, Myanmar
Global Experience Design Director, adidas, Netherlands
Digital Art Director & Instructor, Bont Academy, Argentina
Sr. Product Designer, New Bank, Argentina
Founding Partner, Spread, India
Managing Director/Design Strategist, INFOBAHN Inc., Japan
Professor, Nantes School of Design, France
Professor, Central Academy of Fine Arts, China
Executive Director at IxDA, Canada
Chief Product Officer at Adobe, USA
Senior User Experience Strategist at Mattel Inc., USA
Social Media Strategist at Adobe, Canada
Executive Director at SoDA, USA
XDI International at Adobe, Germany
Principal Designer at Adobe, USA
Managing Director, Peo Accelator, South Africa
Questions & Answers
World Interaction Design Day is a global celebration of interaction design's impact on improving the human condition. Presented in partnership by Adobe and the Interaction Design Association, events will take place in communities across the world on September 28, 2021. This includes presentations, workshops, and design showcases focused on elevating the work of interaction designers, and knowledge sharing.
This year’s IxDD theme is Solidarity and Transformation.
The events of the past year opened the doors for interaction design to change how we work, connect and live. For World Interaction Design Day 2021 we’ll explore how designers help us to adapt to a changing world, understand new ideas and find ways to thrive despite the challenges.
World Interaction Design Day is first-and-foremost for interaction designers. Events will focus on the practice of creating interactive digital products, environments, and services. If you're not an interaction designer, you're still very welcome to attend an event. Developers, academics, students, and designers from other disciplines will certainly find many of our events interesting and empowering.
Anyone is welcome to host an event around the theme of solidarity and transformation. Check back for resources or sign up for updates on how to get involved.
While there are no specific guidelines, all events should host activities that support and advance the cause of interaction design as it relates to solidarity and transformation.
If you'd like to be involved in supporting World Interaction Design Day, the best way is to host an event or help a local group host an event. Check back for resources or sign up for updates.