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.
9th -13th October 2020 With the mission of promoting design as a competitive and differentiating factor for products and organizations, LISBOA DESIGN SHOW will integrate the INTERCASA fair with a PRODUCT DESIGN area. The main aim is to highlight the sophistication, the creative process and the quality of Portuguese products for home.
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
5th-10th October 2020 St. Louis Design Week is a seven-day celebration of our local design community, featuring a variety of panel discussions, workshops, presentations, open houses and other community growth-oriented events. Our mission is to grow design and breakdown design silos through making St. Louis design week all-inclusive, to all designers. stldesignweek
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
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
7th-31th October 2020 Since 2009, Design Week Mexico has been the city’s most influential event that builds the design scene in the country through a program of diverse encounter platforms for the creative community and the most important actors in the cultural, commercial and governmental spheres. Our programming takes place during the first week of October, inaugurating the fairs and events of this “Design Month”. Through 13 different platforms, DWM promotes design as a tool for economic, social, cultural and environmental development. designweekmexico
17th -25th October 2020 In October of each year, Dutch Design Week (DDW) takes place in Eindhoven. The biggest design event in Northern Europe presents work and ideas of more than 2500 designers to more than 295,000 visitors from home and abroad. In more than hundred locations across the city, DDW organises and facilitates exhibitions, lectures, prize ceremonies, networking events, debates and festivities. ddw.nl
23th -30thh September 2019 Capitalizing on the chance of hosting 2009 World Design Congress in Beijing, Beijing Design Week launched its first session in Beijing in October 2009. It was authorized by Ministry of Education, Ministry of Culture and Beijing Municipal Government. Since 2011, Beijing Design Week was held each year jointly by Beijing Gehua Cultural Development Group and Beijing Industrial Design Center. It usually opens from the end of September and the beginning of October. The 2012 Beijing Design Week became the first large international design and creativity event in Beijing after Beijing wins the title of City of Design entitled by UNESCO. It recognized by Dezeen as one of the A-level design events in the world, which is the only creativity event been chosen in the mainland. bjdesignweek
2nd – 9th October 2020 Phoenix Design Week is the premier annual event presented by AIGA Arizona to showcase the Arizona graphic design community. Each year, it’s attended by designers, advertising agencies, students, illustrators, writers, digital designers, marketers and more.Early in 2009, designer Mark Dudlik penned a passionate open letter to the creative community, urging designers to stand up and be recognized, thereby helping to elevate the profile of Phoenix as a vibrant and viable city. A number of community design leaders, including the board of AIGA Arizona, recognized the potential for these ideas to “bring together the best creative and industrious parts of this city and showcase them.” Their combined efforts led to the first large-scale effort to unite the visual design disciplines in one local event: Phoenix Design Week. phxdesignweek