Refugees 24

The Refugiados 24 social design education project has been carried out at ESDA in collaboration with the APIP-ACAM Foundation for the second consecutive year. Through collaborative workshops on co-design and the intervention of garments as fundamental tools in this process, the creative proposal aims to highlight the value of the cultural identity of the refugee community and the ... Read more

The Graphic Design and Fashion Design students transform the works of Virginia Wolf and Federico García Lorca with a new look.

Virginia Wolf's "Orlando" and Federico García Lorca's "The House of Bernarda Alba" are transformed with a new look and a new context thanks to the Graphic Design Art Direction and Fashion Design students. And thanks to the collaboration of Artemiss, hairdressing and make-up academy, ... Read more

Eugenia Pérez de Mezquia presents a paper at the CUMULUS Conference Budapest 2024

On 15, 16 and 17 May, the CUMULUS Budapest 2024 Conference took place at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design MOME, where tensions and parallels in contemporary design culture were explored in a context in which the world is facing ecological, socio-economic and geopolitical challenges. In this framework, ... Read more


The theme of the DESIS event held during the CUMULUS Budapest 2024 Conference was: "The role of international networks in building bridges and promoting diversity". The session discussed how design can create the conditions for spaces for diversity, including human rights, democracy and freedom, and the role of international networks in promoting diversity. Read more

Inauguration of the new CUMULUS Working Group DESC (Design Education for Social Change)

In the context of the CUMULUS BUDAPEST 2024 conference, the first workshop of the CUMULUS WORKING GROUP DESC (Design Education for Social Change) was held. This working group was co-founded by Bori Féher (Moholy Nagy University, Budapest), Francesco Mazzarella (LCF, UAL, London), Jonathan Ventura (Shenkar College, Tel Aviv, Israel) and our ESDA DESIS Lab ... Read more

Antalia Decora Awards IV edition

A year ago we were informed that our student Nicolás de Pablo Bernárdez, 2nd year Interior Design student, had been chosen among the 10 finalists of the Antalia Decora Awards IV edition for his project GOLDEN STONE. This is great news given that in this edition we reached exceptional participation figures: For the fact ... Read more

Report: III ESDA DESIS Social Design DAYS and DESIS CLUSTER "Social design education from the margins".

This year the ESDA DESIS SD DAYS were held for the third time at ESDA in Zaragoza, Spain. Notably, for the first year this on-site meeting is integrated within the trajectory of the new DESIS Cluster on "Practice and Education in Social Design Change from the Margins". Founded by our ESDA DESISD Lab and ... Read more