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Umeå arts campus in central Umeå contains a cluster of organizations working in design and creative businesses.

About us

Design by Umeå is a collaborative platform highlighting design stories, projects and creative initiatives based in and around Umeå. A city known for its progressiveness, embracing creativity, culture, and state-of-the-art research.

In Umeå you will find a world class and rewarded education for design, Sweden’s leading business incubator for the cultural and creative industries, dozens of progressive companies in the field of design and design researchers. This makes us very proud, and we want to share our stories with you.

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We are always open to new ideas, looking to colaborate in making our events more creative and engaging! Connect with the team

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