About

Local Design Circle is a member-based group of professional designers that help create a proper growth environment for our community.

The purpose of the association is to support, encourage, defend the interests and promote graphic designers in Romania, and to facilitate access to education in the field of graphic design to both members of the association and to the wider public, in order to create an environment favorable to the growth and graphic development of Romanian designers.

In achieving the proposed goal, the Association establishes the following objectives:

  • Supporting and encouraging Romanian design by participating in national events and from abroad.
  • Getting funds to promote Romanian creators in the following fields: graphic, editorial, type, and brand design.
  • Supporting Romanian creators in the above-mentioned fields for organizing events promotion in the country and abroad.
  • Facilitating communication and collaboration between graphic designers from Romania and designers from other countries.
  • Detecting sources of funding to achieve the objectives of the association.
  • Improving and encouraging the entrepreneurial/managerial skills of graphic designers in order to initiate independent and innovative activities.
  • Supporting designers and creators at the beginning of the journey, as well as the established ones.
  • Providing access to information on funding opportunities which could help designers evolve and develop their businesses.
  • Improve communication between designers and competent forums to support the development of the creative domain.
  • Facilitating communication between designers with factories and production workshops.
  • Organizing and supporting courses, seminars, and workshops.
  • Concluding conventions and partnerships with various organizations and trade companies in the field, in the creation and realization of the products created within the association.
  • Collaborating, nationally and internationally, with other state or private institutions through the organization of events in order to effectively support the main purpose of the association.
  • Hosting, organizing or participating, either nationally or internationally, in courses, seminars and workshops, thematic conferences, galas and other such events in the field graphic design.
  • Facilitating access to education and mentoring programs in the design field for the¬†members.

We believe that only together we can grow as a community.