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.
Presented in partnership with Adobe and IxDA,
we welcomed everyone to contribute by hosting activities for their local communities around the theme for 2018:Diversity and Inclusion in Design
Take a look at some moments from World Interaction Design Day!
Product Designer at Thoughtbot, USA
Professor and Dean, School of Design at Jiangnan University, China
Head of Design at ValueLabs, India
Design Lead at Frontify, Switzerland
Senior User Experience Strategist at Mattel Inc., USA
Digital Design Director at Designit, Germany
VP Executive Creative Director SS LATAM at R/GA, Argentina
National Board Member, AIGA, USA
President at IxDA, Belgium
Executive Director at SoDA, USA
Consultant at UX Research and Strategy, Costa Rica
Chief Product Officer at Adobe, USA
CEO at Web Directions East, Japan
Social Media Strategist, USA
CEO at Design Unbounded, Australia
Principal Designer at Adobe, USA
Executive Director at IxDA, Canada
XD EMEA at Adobe, Germany
Course Coordinator at Digital House - Coding School, Brazil
CEO at Indi-Design, India
Questions and Answers
World Interaction Design Day is a global celebration of interaction design's ability to improve the human condition. Presented in partnership by Adobe and the Interaction Design Association, events take place in communities across the world one day in September each year. This includes presentations, workshops, and design showcases focused on elevating the work of interaction designers, and knowledge sharing.
The theme for 2018 was diversity and inclusion in design. World Interaction Design Day events looked at how design affects and is affected by all of aspects human diversity. Stay tuned for 2019’s date and theme.
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 discipline will certainly find many of our events interesting and empowering.
To see the events that happened in your community in 2018, visit our Events page. Sign up to be notified of 2019 activities.
While there are no specific guidelines, all events should host activities that support and advance the cause of interaction design as it relates to the annual theme.
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. Sign up for updates on 2019.
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