International Publications



Decoding the Use of Design in Public Services, 6th International Multidisciplinary Scientific conference on Social sciences and Arts SGEM Vienna Art 2019, Vienna Social Sciences and Arts Extended Scientific Sessions, Vienna, Austria, ISBN 978-619-7408-75-1; Science & Arts, Issue 6.1; 465.-472.pp


“How to witness design”, E&PDE 2018, 20th International Conference on Engineering &Product Design Education, Londona, Lielbritānija, ISBN 978-1-912254-02-6; 211.-216 pp.


“Design Footprints for mining the future” Edukacija Mene, Menui, per Mena (Education in, for and trough art), ACTA Academiae Artium Vilnesis, ISSN 1392-0316; ISBN 978-609-447-279-4; 105.-116 pp.


Mapping of supply and demand of Design education in Latvia from 2006 - 2016, Nordic Forum for Design History Studies conference 2016, September 23-24, University of Aalto, Helsinki (FIN).


03. – 04.09.2015.

Dilemma of ethical & social aspects in design, Engineering and Product design education conference Great expectations: Design Teaching, Research & Enterprise, Loughborough University, Design school, Loughborough (UK), pages 232-237, ISBN: 978-1-904670-62-9.


28. – 30.06.2015.

Case study: Design thinking and new product development for school age children, 3rd International Conference for Design Education Researchers: “LearnxDesign, 2015”, June 28. - 30, Chicago, USA; Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference for Design Education Researchers, ©2015 Aalto University, DRS, Cumulus, DESIGN-ED and the Authors. All rights reserved; pp.187-199; v-1; ISBN 978-952-60-0069-5 (vol. 1- 4).


04. – 07.06.2013.

Design for well-being in the era of liberal sustainability paradox, The 16th Conference of the European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (ERSCP) & 7th Conference of the Environmental Management for Sustainable Universities (EMSU) Bridges for a more sustainable future uniting continents and societies, Istambul, Turkey.



Design in the era of liberal sustainability paradox; SCORAI (Sustainable Consumption reserach and Action Initiative), Istambul (TR).


06. – 07.09.2012.

Discourse of Design and Art Education, 2012, The 14th International Conference on Engineering & Product Design Education Design education for future wellbeing, Antwerp University Artesis College (BE), 6.-7.09.2012; pp.381-386; ISBN: 978-1-9046670-36-0.


02. – 04.05.2012.

The user values as indicators of sustainable consumption shift; ERSCP 2012 (European Roundtable of Sustainable Consumption and production), Bregenz, (AUS), ; pp.172.-176.ISBN: 978-3-901269-00-4.



Trends in the International Design Trend Journal MIX, ISSUE 20 TWO 2010, pp. 96-97, publication and conceptual design management for the LMA Functional Design 5th year Master's students.



Trends in the International Design Trends Journal MIX, ISSUE 16, pp. 96-97, Publication and Concept Development Management for LMA Functional Design 5th year Master's students.



Local Publications



Trails of Design: Events and Design in Linked Timeline a map featuring 168 design events and facts, including 64 design concepts, 144 technological innovations, 89 political and 57 economy-related events, 24 social and 20 sustainability impacts from 1588 to 2015, interacting with each other and influencing how we live today.

© Aija Freimane, Matīss Zvaigzne, 2016.

Publisher: Association Creative Partnership, 2016.

Issued by the State Culture Capital Foundation,

ISBN 978-9934-14-790-6.



The status of a creative person - (no)benefits to improve the professional situation of visual artists, visual art magazine Studija, Nr.107.



Is it possible to regain the lost audience in the visual arts sector?, The visual art magazine Studija, No.107.

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