18-22 September 2020 A year of cancelled and postponed events hasn’t stopped materia independent design festival returning both online and to southern italy to celebrate the work of young italian designers. Now in the fifth edition, the name of this year’s proceedings – ‘materia sospesa’ – places an emphasis on this uncertain period of time and the ‘suspended’ or ‘interrupted’ nature of 2020.
01-08 November 2020 Brazil is definitively inserted on the top international Design Festivals´ circuit, with the success of the largest Latin American event: DW! Sao Paulo Design Weekend. DW! is a creation of Lauro Andrade – CEO of SUMMIT PROMO – and joins annually, at Sao Paulo´s city, more than 120 independent and simultaneous events, organized by companies, professionals, educational institutions and NGOs. DW!´s first edition was held in 2012 , and since then has been growing and maturating year after year, reaching international quality levels. Public and private activities at DW! are promoted in strategic points of the city such as Museums, Galleries, Studios, Stores, Shopping Centers, Parks, Public Squares, Universities, Colleges and others. designweekend
30 Januray -7 February 2021 Bangkok Design Festival took place for the first time in 2007 with the spirit of the people in the design community, from architects, designers, entrepreneurs to governmental organizations. They were the force that initiated all kinds of creative activity; fairs, seminars, exhibitions, lectures, screening and many more. bangkokdesignfestival
22nd-28th March 2020 WELCOME TO THE WORLD’S MOST NORTHERN DESIGN WEEK IN ROVANIEMI, LAPLAND. The week brings together professionals in the field of design to discuss possibilities and future of Arctic Design together with businesses and citizens. ADW presents design talks and workshops, design exhibitions, pop-up design shops and restaurants, an arctic fashion show and a number of other events. The week creates food for thought and soul. The Arctic Design Week is organised by the City of Rovaniemi and Rovaniemi Regional Development Agency, The University of Lapland Faculty of Art and Design in co-operation with Science centre Pilke, Arktikum, Korundi and various business partners. arcticdesignweek.fi
23 – 30 September China has become the world’s second largest economy and the world’s largest manufacturing base since the economy reform in 1978. The term ‘made in China’ often refers to copy and low-quality products. Transforming from ‘MADE IN CHINA’ to ‘CREATED IN CHINA’ is the main challenge to raise the competitiveness of Chinese products and developing creative industry is the key to be successful. China Britain International Design Week (CBIDW) was created to provide the best platform for dialogues and communications. chinadesignweek
26-29 November 2020 Design Shanghai is one of the world’s most prestigious international design events and the leading design event in Asia. Constantly breaking new ground, it has set a precedent in China’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 and establish long-term business relations with Asia’s top architects, interior designers, property developers, retailers and private buyers. designshanghai
26-27 September 2020 Over the years, Brussels Design September has become the annual flagship event for design enthusiasts. For one month, the city hosts an array of over 100 unmissable cultural and commercial events offering a meeting platform between the public and a great number of Belgian and international designers. Brussels Design September will feature exhibitions, conferences, open houses, an Arts & Crafts tour, Commerce Design Brussels and Brussels Design Market. A multitude of dialogues between designers, architects and design lovers as well as the chance to discover urban trails between the many pop-up stores, shops, workshops, galleries and cultural spaces. designseptember
Founded in Sydney in 1999, Indesign Media Asia Pacific launched with Indesign magazine, envisioned as an architectural publication that would be at once world class and local. This ethic has since inspired all our publications, platforms and events – fiercely dedicated to our region and passionate about profiling, representing and celebrating the architecture and design industries, projects, cultures and communities of Australia and Asia – and bringing them onto the world stage. From one print magazine, Indesign Media Asia Pacific has evolved over 15 years to produce a stable of best-selling and influential print, digital and experiential platforms. Hiatus in 2020, returns in 2021! indesigntheevent