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Croatian National Bank Doors Open Days

Designed by the renowned Croatian architect Viktor Kovačić, the building of the Croatian National Bank was opened on 18 June 1927 to accommodate the Zagreb Stock and Commodity Exchange, the forerunner of the Zagreb Stock Exchange.

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Ars publicae 2016: Water and public space

An open call for the preliminary design of the new Zagreb fountains or pumps is in course, announced as part of the two-year programme Water and Public Space by the Association for Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Research (UIII) and its accompanying project Ars Publicae.

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DDZ is the Grand Prize Winner of the Croatian Designers Society

The festival Design District Zagreb, whose first edition was held this year in the Martićeva zone, won the Grand Prize of the Croatian Designers Society (HDD). The official declaration of the winner was announced at the opening of the biennial Exhibition of Croatian Design 1516 at the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb. 

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36 Mountains Festival is coming to the HDLU

The very beginning of September in Zagreb is now reserved for illustration! This Friday, September 2nd at 19:00 in the Gallery Bačva of the Croatian Association of Artists (aka the Džamija), the opening of the second edition of 36 Mountains will be hosted as an international festival of illustrations with a local address, and will last until Sunday, September 4th.

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DDZ has been nominated for Croatian Designers Association’s Grand Prize 1516!

The Selection Committee of the Exhibition of Croatian design 1516 ranked the festival Design District Zagreb among the three projects nominated for the Grand Prize of the Croatian Designers Association, while the winner will be decided by an international jury and announce it at the opening of the Exhibition on September 13th at the Museum of Arts and Crafts.

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DDZ announces the finalists of the Hacking IKEA competition

Design District Zagreb happily announces the finalists of this year’s Hacking IKEA competition which will be realized in partnership with IKEA Croatia! The event will be held on June 16 and 17 as part of the festival Design District Zagreb 2016, while the hacked products will be exhibited on June 18 and 19.

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Call for Volunteers has been extended!

We’ve extended our call for volunteers – don’t miss your chance to participate in this exciting manifestation whose full program will be revealed next week! The festival will be held from June 16th to 19th, but we’re in need of volunteers even earlier, in the preparation faze, so we look forward to your applications here!

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G-MK announces an open call for exposition

Miroslav Kraljevic Gallery invites visual, new media and performance artists/researchers from other fields to participate in the competition for the production of new work in the field of contemporary art.

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The Hacking IKEA Competition is now open!

The festival Design District Zagreb 2016, in partnership with IKEA Croatia, is pleased to open its big competition – Hacking IKEA. The aim is finding new, unique, witty, and unexpected solutions by hacking existing IKEA products, with the specific theme of life in the kitchen and around it.

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This spring’s Film School at KKZ is starting

Po položenom ispitu, polaznici postaju članovima Kinokluba Zagreb te mogu besplatno, neograničeno i slobodno koristiti filmsku opremu, prostor i montažu KKZ-a za svoje buduće filmove. Također, sve ostale napredne radionice KKZ–a (Mala filmska forma, Radionica pisanja za film, Radionica filmske kritike, Radionica dokumentarnog filma i ostale) besplatne su za sve članove!

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Your event on DDZ’s website

The ‘Martićeva zone’ is a district full of various events, from culture to food, exhibitions, shows, readings or promotions of new products, and so on. In order to make things easier for everyone involved, we decided to open an e-mail address intended for everybody who wishes to see news about their event in the neighbourhood published on our website right here: news@designdistrict.hr.

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Shadow Casters are going to the Battle of Neretva

Shadow Casters, a multimedia artistic platform with an office in Martićeva street, are showcasing their new performance Battle of Neretva for the second time in Lauba, the People and Art house, on February 23rd and 24th starting at 19 h.

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Musical program at the Croatian Design Superstore

Good design always goes hand in hand with good music. The CDSS team recently decided to expand its program with musical evenings on Saturdays, in collaboration with Franck which makes sure their visitors get warmed up with coffee and cocktails.

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