18-26 September 2021 London Design Festival was conceived by Sir John Sorrell and Ben Evans in 2003. Building on London’s existing design activity, their concept was to create an annual event that would promote the city’s creativity, drawing in the country’s greatest thinkers, practitioners, retailers and educators to a deliver an unmissable celebration of design. The launch of the first Festival took place at Bloomberg on 25 March 2003, with a huge show of support from design, education, government and London organisations. londondesignfestival
10-20 September 2020 THE Institute is an ecosystem for creative industries in Romania. We create and organise events and bring together designers, entrepreneurs and the audience of creative industries. Through everything we do we contribute to building a strong infrastructure for developing creative industries, we grow and diversify the audience of workshops, designers, small businesses, agencies and manufactures, we promote creative entrepreneurs in Romania and in the region. instituteromaniandesignweek
10th-16th June 2019 Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Occurring alongside the Art Basel fairs in Miami, USA each December and Basel, Switzerland each June, Design Miami/ has become the premier venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing and creating collectible design. Design Miami/ is more than a marketplace for design, where the world’s top galleries gather to present museum-quality exhibitions of twentieth and twenty-first century furniture, lighting and objets d’art. basel2018.designmiami
4th – 11th May 2021 The third week of design in Zlín brings the newest designs and trends, production of companies and designers from the Czech Republic and from abroad. It may bring something brand new and unusual. Everything is thought through thanks to one topic of Zlin Design Week zlindesignweek
19th-26th November 2029 We are living in strange times of uncertainty and changes; a virus has altered the way we live socialize consume and produce. Now it is time to REdefine the ways we interact, REdesign the devices and tools with which we interact and we need to REthink our system of values, care, health, education etc. How do we want to do it? The answer is through EMPATHY. With this theme of Empathy, BBD2020 will be a space for recognition, encounter and work between different protagonists of all these processes of transition and change, an opportunity to do so by valuing design and creativity in and for our society. selectedinspiration
6-16 September 2018 Founded in 2005, Helsinki Design Week is the largest design festival in the Nordic countries. Held annually in September, the multidisciplinary festival presents design from a number of fields as well as fashion, architecture and urban culture. Helsinki Design Week presents the new faces and phenomena of design, promotes design internationally in collaboration with various partners and offers city citizens through design a forum to participate in developing and discussing the city and its culture. The festival programme contains around 250 events every year, and includes both events targeted for professionals and the general public. helsinkidesignweek
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.