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World Industrial Design Day 2019

Saturday 29 June marked World Industrial Design Day 2019!

Find out more about what was happening using the hashtags #WorldIndustrialDesignDay and #WIDD2019 on social media.

Below are some of the messages on Twitter to mark the occasion. Readers are also invited to share their experiences of the day in the comments to this post.

For more information on industrial designs, visit the Designs Team page on the MARQUES website.


Tomorrow is World Industrial Design Day! #DYK that design-intensive industries contribute 11.9 % of employment and 13.4 % of GDP in the EU? Learn more about design rights and how to register them at EU level: https://t.co/OrxaaYGLb4#WIDD2019 https://t.co/tvlDCSweF4

— European Union Intellectual Property Office (@EU_IPO) 28 June 2019

Today is…World Industrial Design Day!🎉 Did you know that fashion, furniture and food packaging…can all be industrial designs? 🤔 What are industrial design rights (also called design patents), and why are the important? Find out at https://t.co/SFPRDToEF9. #WIDD2019 pic.twitter.com/2wNaK62E0m

— World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (@WIPO) 29 June 2019

Happy World Industrial Design Day to designers everywhere 🌍

Over 100,000 designs are registered with the @EU_IPO every year! The more attention businesses pay to design, the more successful they are, find out why here 👉 https://t.co/lOuJZT6nee @worlddesignorg #WIDD2019 pic.twitter.com/Ow4MikQyLB

— Ideas Powered (@IdeasPowered) 29 June 2019
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