Berlin Design Week 6 – 16 May 2021 The theme 2021 is “New Traditions”. Trail-blazing strategies are necessary for the crisis. Sustainable and trendy design helps a new normal. Research, Businesses, decision makers need creativity and design to develop fresh ideas, new concepts for a society in transition.
Venice Design Week 9-17 October 2021 Venice Design Week is a festival featuring a week-long series of exhibitions, events and activities that seeks to promote and celebrate design heritage and contemporary design scene. It is platform of creativity. Venice Design Week will return to venues and institutions across the city of Venice Italy. The Venice Design Week was conceived by Lisa Balasso in 2010. Building on Venice’s existing craft and design activity, her concept was to create an annual event that would promote creativity from all over the world, calling designers, thinkers, practitioners, retailers and educators. Government of Venice and the Regione Veneto give their patronage to the VDW for its strong vision to connect history and contemporary Design. www.venicedesignweek.it Please send your project to Venice Design Week to be selected for the next exhibitions.
01-08 August 2020 Design Week Portland is a week-long, city-wide series of programs exploring the process, craft, and practice of design across all disciplines. Our mission is to increase appreciation and awareness about design and its far-reaching effects on matters of cultural and social relevance, including community development, education systems, and the economy. designweekportland
17th -29th September 2019 The theme of Tirana Design Week (TDW) this year was Foreseeing Uncertainty: Design and Non-Normativity, tackling thus the issue of endurance of design. Tirana is a very inclusive city in terms of design and not only. Close to its 100th anniversary as the capital of Albania, this design week tries to depicts what constitutes the norm in a world continuously oscillating between what is desired or imagined as an endogenous equilibrium and exogenous menaces. The objective of TDW is to draw resarch on the topic of uncertainty and non-normativity in all aspects and contexts found in the city of Tirana, the epitome of which has been disposition.
25-27 May 2021 Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it truly one of the most important design hubs in the world. To celebrate this rich and diverse community, Clerkenwell Design Week has created a showcase of leading UK and international brands and companies presented in a series of showroom events, exhibitions and special installations that take place across the area. clerkenwelldesignweek
25th September – 15th October 2020 VIENNA DESIGN WEEK is Austria´s largest design festival, with a variety of locations and events in Vienna. The festival, curated by Lilli Hollein, will enter its 11th round next year. Opening up creative processes and giving scope for experimentation on site are core elements of the festival concept. During VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, the city becomes a platform and showcase of design. Design is more than just a designed object. VIENNA DESIGN WEEK defines design as an essential part of the cultural production. The festival shows that design shapes our material culture, our every-day life and our world as consumers. Simultaneously, it influences our lifestyles and most fundamentally our aesthetic senses and judgements. viennadesignweek
24th-28th June 2020 DesignMarch is Iceland’s most important annual design festival. Organized for the ninth time this year, it will be the largest and most significant yet, with an expected 100 or so events that will transform the most northerly capital in the world into one big venue for design. From fashion to furniture, architecture to food design, the festival showcases the best of the local design scene alongside exciting international names, opening with DesignTalks, a day of lectures by internationally acclaimed designers and the foremost local design thinkers. designmarch.is
9th -14th November 2020 Dubai Design Week is one of the world’s newest and most ambitious international design events, conceived to shine a spotlight on Dubai as a leading design hub, and share the UAE’s thriving design scene with the world at large. Dubai Design Week was established in 2015 by Art Dubai Group in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3), and is held under the dedicated patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority. Dubai Design Week is also supported by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, Meraas and Audi. In Dubai’s collaborative spirit, and as a reflection of the city’s global outlook, its design week is both regional and international in scope, encompasses public and private spheres, culture, education and entertainment, and spans multiple disciplines, ranging from graphic and product design to architecture and industrial design. dubaidesignweek
3-12 September 2020 Paris Design Week is an itinerary uniting 300 participants that all proudly promote first-rate design in Paris. At a time when new collections are popping up in stores and the new concepts for the autumn season are being launched, the event brings together the talents and forces of retailers, galleries, showrooms, hotels and restaurants for eight days to share their experience in design and creation with the public. parisdesignweek
14th-20th September 2020 Tallinn Design Festival is a significant annual event demonstrating the achievements of designers of Estonia and other countries and actuating discussions about the role of design in modern society. The venues of the festival have often happened to be neglected pearls of architecture becoming the favourites of public afterwards. This time the festival is held at the historical site of Noblessner submarine factory. The creative vitality of the city is assured by intensive programme of satellites. Among the partners there are beside designers both start-up and experienced organisations, manufacturers, educational institutions and other establishments. tallinndesignfestival