If you are interested in what is going on in the world and in the world of design, you should definitely visit at least one of the events that we are going to present to you now.
This year was already marked by a few bright design exhibitions that exposed their new concepts of lighting, décor, industrial design, sanitary equipment, etc. The most significant of them were Imm Cologne, Maison & objet, Cevisama, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, OBJECT, Ambiente, Light + Building, Design Shanghai. But still, there are a lot of interesting design events to happen this year.
Barcelona Design Week, June 10-18, Barcelona
The organization of this event needs to be improved yet, but the beauty of the city compensates for all the gaps.
Helsinki Design Week, September 3-12, Helsinki
Is held annually since 2005, started by Design Market and Open Studios. Since 2006 it became extremely popular due to the night performances of PechaKucha.
Maison & Objet, September 6-10, Paris
The second part of this exhibition is held at the beginning of autumn. The beauty of the city at this time attracts the designers, but the scale of this event is not that big as the winter one.
Feria Habitat Valencia, September 25, Valencia
This is the second biggest design exhibition in Valencia. It becomes more and more popular from year to year. Last year it has got together 29 thousand people from all over the world.
London Design Festival, September 14-22, London
Some people consider this exhibition the second most important one after ISaloni. This is an international event that includes more than 200 objects all over the city, and the main pavilion Earl’s Court is dedicated to designing completely.
Dutch Design Week, October 19-27, Eindhoven
This is the biggest and the most famous design exhibition in North Europe. More than 355 hundred people visit this event and around 2600 designers present their works here. You can see the experimental projects of young talented designers, as this is a space, where people of creative decisions and fresh ideas become stars.
Dubai Design Week, November, Dubai
This comparatively young exhibition gains more and more popularity and experience. It takes place in the Design District and Design Downtown. Its main conception is a combination of Arabic and design and modern world tendencies.