The 1st Iranian Graphic Design Week
During the event, discussions were held on topics such as urban design (various world cities), Iranian Museum of Graphic Design, the problem of urban waste, the design of Tehran street signs and the design of Cologne Airport signage (designed by Rudi Baur).

More than 130 works by around 110 graphic design artists were submitted for competition and exhibition at the 1st Graphic Design Week, from amongst which 28 were selected during the pre-selection stage. Winning entries were announced on the closing day of the event.

The programme for the 1st Graphic Design Week included exhibition of selected works, in addition to talks as listed below:

Day 1
Opening Ceremony
Amrollah Farhadi (Secretary)
Ebrahim Haghighi (Chairman of the Board of Directors)

Day 2
Masoud Sepehr A Look at the Design of Tehran Street Signs from 1961-2006
Shahrzad Esfarjani A Study of the Tehran Waste Situation

Day 3
Ebrahim Haghighi Graphics and Urban Design
Tohid Ahadi & Babak Zirak Use of Graphic Design in Urban Design and Furnishings

Day 4
Bahram Kalhornia & Majid Balouch Iranian Museum of Graphic Design, A Treasure without a Permanent Home
Mohit Tabatabaei The Role and Importance of Museums in Urban Cultural Identity

Day 5
Closing Ceremony
Round Table Programme and Scientific Committees
Jury Statements