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Sep
25
Fri
VIENNA DESIGN WEEK
Sep 25 – Oct 6 all-day
VIENNA DESIGN WEEK

The 14. Edition of VIENNA DESIGN WEEK takes place from September 25 to October 4, 2020.

During ten days each autumn VIENNA DESIGN WEEK proves that Vienna is a „City Full of Design“. Overlooked corners of the city turn into stages for design, both critical and playful approaches, entry-level communication and professional discourse explore new perspectives on the objects around us and design as well as manufacturing processes are revealed often in experimental ways specific to their location.

Oct
16
Fri
EDIT Napoli
Oct 16 – Oct 18 all-day

EDIT Napoli is an innovative design fair created to support, promote and celebrate a new generation of designers. It focuses on the rise of the designer-maker who is at the forefront of a movement that is challenging the traditional chain of production and distribution.

EDIT Napoli selects a specific group of international, independent producers, craftsmen and enlightened manufacturers, emerging as an autonomous force in contemporary design.

Nov
17
Tue
Barcelona Design Week
Nov 17 – Nov 26 all-day

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Barcelona Design Week has to change its dates, from June 9-18 to November 17-26.

The type of event will also be different, according to the situation at the moment and the authorities’ recommendations.

In this 15th edition, Barcelona Design Week will be focused more than ever in the citizenship of Barcelona, the city and its districts, throughout the participation of businesses, entities, gastronomic spaces and cultural spaces.

This will be a Design Week where the design will be appreciated as the biggest local talent, and we will reflect on the changes we are affronting as a society after this crisis.

Xavier Marcé, Tourism and Creative Industries councillor of Barcelona city council, has stressed “the strategic significance of this sector for the city of Barcelona and the will to strengthen its potential to contribute to the transformation and recovery of the industrial network”.

The BDW is a member of the World Design Weeks network.

 

Nov
26
Thu
Design Shanghai @ Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
Nov 26 – Nov 29 all-day
Design Shanghai @ Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center | Shanghai Shi | China

Design Shanghai is Asia’s leading international design event, breaking new ground and setting a precedent in Asia’s ever-growing design community. Showcasing the best design brands and galleries from across the globe, Design Shanghai provides a unique and exciting platform to network, exchange and establish long-term business relations with Asia’s top architects, interior designers, property developers, retailers, collectors and private buyers.

Design Shanghai aims to explore how eastern and western design philosophies can work together synergistically across the six design sections: Contemporary, Classic & Luxury, Collectibles, Kitchen & Bathroom, Workplace and New Materials & Applications. The event also features bespoke installations, an inspirational design forum and exciting networking events.

Design Shanghai has fast earned its position alongside the most established design events in the world, and become one of the must-see events in the international design calendar.

Dec
3
Thu
Art Basel Miami @ Miami Beach Convention Center
Dec 3 – Dec 6 all-day

In the American show, leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia show significant work from the masters of Modern and contemporary art, as well as the new generation of emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works of the highest quality are on display in the main exhibition hall.

Dec
11
Fri
FOAID Mumbai @ MMRDA Grounds
Dec 11 – Dec 12 all-day
FOAID Mumbai @ MMRDA Grounds | Mumbai | Maharashtra | India

FOAID is the most important Architecture and Interior Design Festival in India.

Festival of Architecture & Interior Designing (FOAID) has, in its six-year run, created a niche for itself through credible recognition as one of the most looked forward to celebrations of design.

The field of architecture and design in India boasts of some honourable names and FOAID is proud of being associated with prominent architects and interior designers, gen-next design professionals, and design students through a series of concurrent events.

FOAID 2020 edition is geared up to welcome over 6000 design professionals and 1000+ registered delegates across 2 cities:

New Delhi – 18 -19 September 2020

Mumbai – 11-12 December 2020

Young designers will actively interact with industry stalwarts at the power-packed Design Manthan conference.

Above all, 30,000 sq. ft. Design Arena exhibition will be a witness to a stellar collection of professional works. However student installations, art galleries, and innovative products from leading brands across the field of design.

Certainly, FOAID celebrates the ingenuity of design, best experienced through scintillating conversations with well-minded peers.

In short, it offers unmatched opportunities to up and coming designers and ignites inspiration for visitors to think beyond.

No other festival brings together everyone from design students to established professionals under such an elaborate format.

To sum up, FOAID is the exhibition where innovation is manifested through path-breaking initiations.

Apr
13
Tue
Salone Internazionale del Mobile – EuroCucina – EuroLuce @ Fiera Milano Rho
Apr 13 – Apr 18 all-day
Salone Internazionale del Mobile - EuroCucina - EuroLuce @ Fiera Milano Rho | Rho | Lombardia | Italy
SALONE DEL MOBILE.MILANO POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 
 

The 2020 edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano has been suspended. The event will now take place from 13th to 18th April 2021. The decision to postpone was made by the Board of the Salone del Mobile.Milano in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that is spreading to almost every country in the world. The situation that led to the original change of date from April to June, announced on 25th February, has fundamentally changed. Although we were determined to keep to the June date, to allow the annual event to take place as planned, the present, unprecedented circumstances and medium-term uncertainties now mean that this year’s Salone can no longer go ahead.

The 2021 edition, which will celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the Salone, will be a special event for the entire sector. For the first time ever, all the biennial exhibitions will be held in conjunction with the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition, Workplace3.0, S.Project and SaloneSatellite. This means that EuroCucina, FTK (Technology For the Kitchen) and the International Bathroom Exhibition will also take place next year, along with Euroluce, which was already scheduled for 2021.

This single, great sector-wide trade fair will represent a fresh opportunity to pull together to revitalise our businesses, the entire supply chain that works in synergy with the Salone, and Milan.

 

May
31
Mon
INDEX Dubai @ DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE
May 31 – Jun 2 all-day
INDEX Dubai @ DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE | Dubai | United Arab Emirates

Launched in 1990, INDEX Exhibition is the Middle East & North Africa’s largest gathering for the design community. INDEX Dubai is postponed to 31 May – 2nd June 2021.

This is the ultimate design show, connecting architects, interior designers, developers and procurement professionals with new brands, trend-setting start-ups and the biggest international names in the interior furnishings and fit-out scene across all industries.

INDEX will be a part of Middle East Design and Hospitality Week, which will be the biggest and most important celebration of all things Design and Hospitality.

Through 7 co-located events across 3 days, MEDHW will showcase the most important brands form the design and hospitality communities.

Visitors attending will not only come from the UAE, but will also include neighbouring GCC countries, India, Russia and East North Africa.

With over 50 years of show heritage, MEDHW will see 1000s more exhibitors, 50,000+ visitors. And more inspiration and creativity, innovation and networking opportunities than ever before, all in one place.

From 31st May to 2nd June 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

WORKSPACE Dubai @ Dubai World Trade Centre
May 31 – Jun 2 all-day

WORKSPACE is where modern-day solutions for the built working environment are found, design concepts are discovered, and corporate wellness insights are discussed.

It is located in Dubai World Trade Centre.

The commercial hub of the Middle East connects Office, Facility and HR Managers, Project Directors, Purchasing and Procurement Managers, Interior Designers and Commercial Architects with thousands of international and local suppliers/ manufacturers of workplace products, suppliers and services.

It remains as the singular platform where buyers can source modern technology and solutions. These will include smart-office furniture, corporate wellness solutions, biophilia, business services, co-working facilities, storage solutions, technology, design and fit-out concepts.

The event is dedicated to the full spectrum of commercial interiors, be it auditoriums, public seating, co-working/ shared spaces, biophilic design, outsourcing and team leadership consultancies.

Plant Fever
May 31 – Sep 13 all-day

PLANT FEVER

TOWARDS A PHYTO-CENTRED DESIGN

 

An exhibition about the hidden potential of plants.

For centuries, our inherent alienation from nature has prevented us from truly understanding the potential of plants as more than simple materials or decorative objects.

In recent years, however, new scientific discoveries and philosophical approaches have reframed our relationship with them, questioning the dualism human/nature so much rooted in Western thinking. Echoing the belief of American ecologist Ian Baldwin that “we should try to think like plants”, designers, scientists and engineers, started to look into plants’ structures and behaviours adopting them as allies to develop solutions for current and upcoming environmental and social issues.

Plant Fever proposes to look at the future of design from this new vegetal perspective, moving from a human-centred to a phyto-centred design. Spanning from products and fashion items to material research, open-source devices and emerging technologies, a selection of approx. 50 exhibits – representing the work of creatives from more than 20 countries – will investigate notions such as plant blindness, eco-feminism, forestry, biomimicry and upcycling, but also post-colonialism and cultural landscapes.

Conceived as a militant exposition, Plant Fever will not fear to take a stand, ask critical questions and call for new radical perspectives, involving the public in a positive, inspiring and constructive conversation.

Parallel to the physical space of the museum, the discourse of the exhibition will be further developed through an accompanying web platform, as well as a dedicated conference & workshop programme.