XX Icograda General Assembly

The XX Icograda Congress and General Assembly will be held in Nagoya, Japan in October of 2003.


This biennial Congress is held concurrently with the General Assembly of the International Council of Graphic Design Associations (Icograda).

VISUALOGUE - a word coined from 'VISUAL' and 'DIALOGUE' - forms the thematic foundation of this important global event. This Congress will attract creative individuals from around the world who will explore the quality, beauty and benefits of information generated by the visual communication industry.

The Congress will review the fundamental role of visual communication in the 21st Century from diverse perspectives and contrasting global environments. It will also challenge conventions by offering an innovative conference format.


Nagoya Congress Center, International Design Center NAGOYA Inc. (IdcN), Aichi Arts Center


Keynote addresses, 18 parallel sessions (on three sub-themes: clarity, creativity, and joy/humour), forums, interactive workshops, demonstrations, exhibitions, social events, and excursions...

The Nagoya Congress is organised by a representitive committee of Japanese design organisations and Icograda, with the support of the Japanese government and the City of Nagoya.

For registration, accommodation and price information, inquire via e-mail at: info(at)visualogue.com

For more information (in English and Japanese), visit: www.visualogue.com