Malaysia Design Development Centre (DDEC) is set up by the government to spearhead the development of design and creativity in Malaysia.
Established in 2007, DDEC provides a full service in design, product development and training services solution for all businesses.
FROM THE DESK OF THE CEO – SALAM AIDILFITRI 2017
Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh
Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar
Praise be to Allah the Almighty, for it is by His will and blessing that we have been able to fulfill our obligations during Ramadhan. After a month of fasting soberly, we will now celebrating Hari Raya Aidilfitri, a time to rejoice for successfully observing the fast of Ramadhan.
But as we rejoice, do not forget those who are less fortunate than us and need our help. Let us be mindful of the needs of the poor and less fortunate and extend our compassion to them by paying the religious tithe (zakat fitrah) and giving alms (sadaqah). By these means, they can also celebrate the noble month of Syawal just like the rest of us.
On behalf of my family and myself as well as the whole staff of DDEC, I would like to take this opportunity to ask for forgiveness, in all humility, for any wrong that we may have committed, either by word or by deed, in the past year. I pray that the members of DDEC, MARA and KKLW will enjoy themselves thoroughly in celebrating Aidilfitri in the precious embrace of their loved ones, while keeping safety as their priority during this festive season.
May the mercy and blessings of Allah, the Most Glorified, accompany each and every step we take in our journey through life.
I wish all Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri!
Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Walillahil Hamd
Abdul Rahman bin Mohd Saad
Chief Executive Officer
Malaysia Design Development Centre (DDEC)
DDEC @ MIHAS 2017
Come and meet us, Malaysia Design Development Centre (DDEC) at the 14th Malaysia International Halal Showcase 2017 (MIHAS 2017). Booth C25 & C26, Hall 2, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 5 to 8 April 2017, 9am to 7pm.
Kunjungan Hormat oleh Malaysia Design Development Centre ke Malaysian Industry-Government Group For High Technology (MiGHT)
Pusat Pembangunan Reka Bentuk Malaysia (DDEC) telah mengadakan kunjungan hormat ke Ibu Pejabat Malaysian Industry-Government Group For High Technology (MiGHT) yang terletak di Cyberjaya pada 7 Mac 2017. Kunjungan hormat ini bertujuan untuk memperkenalkan lebih lanjut mengenai peranan setiap agensi serta membincangkan mengenai prospek kerjasama di antara DDEC dan MiGHT terutamanya dari aspek rekaan, penjenamaan dan inovasi.
Malaysia Agriculture, Horticulture & Agro tourism Show 2016 is the mainstay of the nation’s food sovereignty and food security, agriculture remains the focal point of government’s efforts to promote it throughout this nation. The 2016 edition of the biennial MAHA event, that takes place together with The Farmers, Livestock Producers and Fisherman’s Day (HPPNK) programme, is actively promoting agriculture and agro-based industries, as well as showcasing all the different components of this fast-growing industry.
MAHA 2016 is one of the event that has many potential business leads based on the visitor’s interest and inquiries to improve their product. Other than that, MAHA 2016 has helped to create awareness on the existence of DDEC whilst promoting DDEC’s services as a Branding and Design Hub in this region.Happenings
MAJLIS MENANDATANGANI IKRAR INTEGRITI KORPORAT DDEC
Pusat Pembangunan Reka Bentuk Malaysia (DDEC) telah melaksanakan Majlis Menandatangani Ikrar Integriti Korporat bagi peringkat syarikat pada hari Selasa, 30 Ogos 2016, pukul 9.30 pagi hingga 12.00 tengahari bertempat di Ibu Pejabat DDEC Jalan Kia Peng, Kuala Lumpur.
Tujuan Ikrar Integriti Korporat ini dilaksanakan adalah sebagai mengiktiraf Prinsip-prinsip Pencegahan Rasuah Badan Korporat di Malaysia di mana MARA dan Subsidiari MARA perlu memberikan komitmen untuk mempromosikan integriti, ketelusan dan tadbir urus terbaik dalam semua aspek operasinya. Ia juga untuk menjalankan perniagaan yang bebas daripada rasuah bagi menjaga kepentingan MARA dan pemegang sahamnya, di mana rasuah boleh memusnahkan nilai pegangan saham, menjejaskan keyakinan para pelabur dan menghalang perkembangan mampan MARA dan Subsidiari MARA.
Seramai 44 daripada 46 orang kakitangan DDEC telah menyertai majlis tersebut yang turut dihadiri oleh Datin Junaidah Bt. Abdul Majid, Pengarah Kanan (Pelaburan) MARA, Encik Mohamad Bin Ab. Ghani, Penolong Pengarah Unit Integriti MARA, serta tiga orang wakil dari Bahagian Pelaburan dan Pembangunan Subsidiari MARA.Happenings
PROGRAM MOH NGETEH HARI KEBANGSAAN 2016
Pusat Pembangunan Reka Bentuk Malaysia (DDEC) telah bekerjasama dengan Furniture Industry Technology Centre (FITEC) bagi mengambil bahagian dalam Program Moh Ngeteh Hari Kebangsaan 2016.
Program yang telah diadakan di FITEC pada hari Isnin, 29 September lepas telah disertai oleh seramai lebih kurang 100 orang peserta. Antara pengisian majlis termasuk tayangan video bertemakan kemerdekaan, serta ceramah kemerdekaan oleh CEO FITEC.
Progam anjuran Kementerian Kemajuan Luar Bandar dan Wilayah (KKLW) ini telah menarik penyertaan seramai lebih 400,000 secara serentak yang terdiri daripada warga kerja agensi-agensi di bawah KKLW, wakil kementerian dan penduduk setempat .
Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) menerusi MRSM Pengkalan Chepa telah menjadi host kepada live conference dan lokasi ini telah dikunjungi oleh YB Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob, Menteri KKLW.
Turut serta live conference ialah di Pejabat MARA Kedah, Pejabat MARA Selangor, UniKL Kampus Utama, IKM Kuching dan UniKL-MIMET.
Manakala pusat-pusat lain telah diminta mengambil gambar perjalanan majlis sebelum pukul 10.30 pagi dan memuatnaik ke media sosial masing-masing (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) bersama-sama keterangan caption yang catchy, lokasi serta #mohngetehharikebangsaankklw.
YB Menteri KKLW telah melihat paparan media sosia di MRSM Pengkalan Chepa bermula pukul 10.30 pagi.Happenings
On behalf of the company, we are sending our warmest welcome to the new Chief Executive Officer, En. Abdul Rahman Bin Mohd Saad to take the reins of DDEC leadership.
DDEC as a subsidiary of MARA under the auspices of the ministry was set up to spearhead the design industry in Malaysia to develop value added local products which in turn will be able to penetrate the global market. In addition to developing products and brands, DDEC also has expertise in the production of innovative products where these products are beneficial, especially to people in rural areas.
We are confident that as the new CEO of DDEC, En Abdul Rahman Bin Mohd Saad will bring a lot of progress on the development of the organization. We also hope that under your guidance, DDEC will attain a more distinctive working atmosphere that is more compelling to a certain degree. We hope your presence and influence will lead DDEC a to phase of excellence, glory and distinction.
Once again, welcome aboard En Abdul Rahman Bin Mohd Saad to DDEC.Happenings
DESIGN SUMMIT 2015
Design Summit is an event that is planned as an annual DDEC affair. Design Summit 2015 will be held from 27th February to 1st March 2015, comprising of four main activities, namely: a Design Competition, a one-day design seminar styled as ‘DDEC Design Talks’, a two-day Design Expo, and a Gala Dinner in conjunction with the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) Executive Board Meeting in Kuala Lumpur.
The theme of Design Summit 2015 is ‘Celebrating Green+ Design’. This is a response in tandem with the many initiatives and programmes by the Malaysian government, the private sector and NGO’s pertaining to the national goals of addressing climate change and carbon emissions, in relation to sustainable development.
‘Celebrating Green+ Design’ is a timely reminder for Malaysia to accelerate its continuous efforts towards sustainable living environment. Through architectural design, industrial design and green branding, young and experienced designers throughout Malaysia are invited to bring forth designs that can contribute towards sustainable living in Malaysia. ‘Old habits die hard’ so goes the saying. However, with a strong determination and creative as well as innovative ways to assimilate old habits in new methods, these efforts will ensure that the future has something to look forward to. The eventual goal is designing for green products, green technology, and green buildings.Happenings
Malaysia Design Development Centre (DDEC) is established to pioneer the design industry in the country. DDEC also desirously aid entrepreneur and businesses of all levels to enhance their services and products using design as a commercial tool.
DDEC was established through an original idea sparked by the former 5th Prime Minister of Malaysia Honourable Tun Abdullah Badawi and it was agreed by the Cabinet that met on 22nd November 2006, instructing the Ministry of Entrepreneurs & Corporation Development (MeCD) via Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) to establish National Design Centre.
DDEC began its operation on 14 November 2007 at their temporary office at FITEC Building, located at KM 13, Jalan Batu Caves, 68100 Kuala Lumpur and on February 2008, DDEC shifted and operated at the current office, No. 22, Jalan Kia Peng 50450, Kuala Lumpur. The launch of the establishment and operation was organised on 23 March 2009 by the Minister of MeCD.
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