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18 to 21 January, Canada
Commerce present IDS Toronto returns to the Metro Toronto Conference Centre for its twenty fifth version in 2024, internet hosting talks, seminars and an exhibition throughout 5 days.
The occasion’s exhibition options nearly 200 manufacturers throughout fashion, textiles, furnishings, landscaping, surfaces, wellbeing, design objects and equipment.
Among the many talks are two held on 18 January, led by Ben Dreith, Dezeen’s US editor. Dreith explores the idea of a round financial system and product growth with designers Russell Greenberg, Ranee Lee and Man Snover, and profession growth with architect Alison Brooks.
Dezeen is a media companion for IDS Toronto 2024.
Stockholm Design Week
5 to 11 February, Sweden
Stockholm Design Week presents a schedule of open studios and showrooms, talks, exhibitions and installations.
Stockholm Furniture Fair is the most important occasion happening throughout the competition, internet hosting an exhibition, discussions and awards programme.
The truthful presents over 200 furniture, textiles, surfaces and lighting manufacturers from 6 to 10 February.
Dezeen is releasing a information to Stockholm Design Week 2024. Discover out extra here.
24 to twenty-eight February, Qatar
The primary version of Design Doha launches in 2024, happening throughout Qatar‘s capital metropolis throughout 5 days in February. The biennial is predominantly positioned Doha Design District, which will be discovered within the Msheireb area.
The competition explores a number of disciplines, together with crafts, textiles, ceramics, structure, wooden and glass work, graphic design and landscaping by exhibitions, commissioned initiatives, talks and workshops.
The occasion is organised by artwork and tradition establishment Qatar Museums.
DW! Sao Paulo Design Week
14 to 24 March, Brazil
Sao Paulo’s annual design week returns in March for its thirteenth version. The occasion focuses on innovation in design, structure, city planning and artwork.
Happening throughout seven districts within the metropolis, final yr’s DW! Sao Paulo Design Week hosted greater than 220 occasions and 120 exhibitors.
Brazil‘s 11-day competition serves as a platform for exhibitions, talks, gala’s, workshops, excursions and product launches, in addition to networking for architects, designers and fanatics.
21 to 24 March, China
Design Shenzhen is a commerce present that launched in 2023 and spotlights world design manufacturers in furnishings, lighting, surfaces and textiles.
Alongside the exhibition, the occasion hosts a discussion board following the theme The Fusion of Design and Expertise, with talks led by artistic administrators, founders and strategists within the structure and design industries.
The commerce present’s Rural Future Awards programme praises structure in rural areas of China, with a give attention to sustainability. There are three awards underneath the programme: Development, Reactivation and Symbiosis.
Design Shenzhen 2024 takes place on the Shenzhen Conference and Exhibition Centre.
Milan design week
15 to 21 April, Italy
Annually, the most important annual design occasion on the earth Milan design week returns in April, spanning a whole bunch of venues in design districts throughout the town.
Design truthful Salone del Mobile is the most important occasion of the week, working from 16 to 21 April at Fiera Milano. Yearly, the truthful alternates between the EuroCucina kitchen and Euroluce lighting exhibition, this yr internet hosting EuroCucina.
Dezeen can be releasing a information to Milan design week 2024. Check out final yr’s information here.
24 to twenty-eight April, Iceland
The districts are Downtown Reykjavík, Elliðaárdalur, Garðabær, Grandi, Gufunes, Hafnartorg, Kópavogur, Skeifan and Vatnsmýri.
Final yr’s programme included open studios, solo and group exhibitions, discussions, tours and product launches, in addition to the DesignTalks convention co-hosted by Dezeen’s editor Tom Ravenscroft.
16 to 23 Could, USA
Design competition NYCxDesign is hosted in Spring, and whereas the programme is but to be introduced, the competition expects to function commerce exhibits, exhibitions, artwork and design gala’s, installations and talks.
ICFF and WantedDesign Manhattan and Lightfair are two of the most important commerce exhibits happening within the metropolis throughout the competition.
The occasions happen throughout all 5 of New York‘s boroughs, fringe occasions embrace the Design Homecoming pupil showcase, the Design Corps social initiative and the Design Pavilion outside exhibition, which takes place later within the yr in October.
Dezeen can be releasing a information to NYCxDesign 2024. Check out final yr’s information here.
Melbourne Design Week
23 Could to 2 June, Australia
Additionally in Could, Melbourne Design Week welcomes its ninth version with the theme Ecology, Ethics and Power.
Artwork and design galleries, universities, studios, shops, cultural establishments, gardens and different public areas are all anticipated to partake within the competition, which is organised by the Nationwide Gallery of Victoria.
3 Days of Design
12 to 14 June, Denmark
Launched in 2013, the competition celebrates its eleventh anniversary with greater than 250 world manufacturers and designers anticipated to partake within the exhibitions, talks, open studios and gala’s.
The occasions showcase and discover completely different elements of design, comparable to furnishings, materials, equipment and lighting.
Dezeen can be releasing a information to three Days of Design 2024. Check out final yr’s information here.
19 to 22 June, China
The sister occasion to Design Shenzhen, commerce present Design Shangai takes place on the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Conference Heart.
Merchandise on show on the commerce present are separated into three classes throughout the constructing’s halls: furnishings and lighting; kitchen and bathroom home equipment; and dwelling and life-style design.
As a part of the four-day occasion, the Design Shanghai Design Discussion board gives a platform for 40 audio system, with final yr’s following the theme Past Sustainability lies Re-Inventive Design – Design for Wellbeing.
Helsinki Design Week
6 to fifteen September, Finland
The twentieth version of Helsinki Design Week invitations structure and design professionals and fanatics to rejoice creativity and innovation in Finland.
Annually follows a theme, and whereas the 2024 one is but to be introduced, earlier editions have been titled As soon as Upon a Time, We Are Open and What’s Smart to Design Now?
London Design Competition
14 to 22 September, UK
The competition is increasing year-on-year, with final yr’s version introducing 4 new districts, bringing the overall to 13.
Dezeen held two collaborative occasions throughout final yr’s competition: the Tala showroom launch get together and the Bentley Lighthouse Speak, held by editorial director Max Fraser.
Dezeen can be releasing a information to London Design Competition 2024. Check out final yr’s information here.
Singapore Design Week
Whereas the dates for Singapore’s design week are but to be introduced, the competition often takes place every year in September.
Organised by the DesignSingapore Council (Dsg), the programme consists of occasions comparable to design truthful FIND and the Design Futures Discussion board, in addition to exhibitions, open studios, workshops and networking alternatives.
Final yr’s competition was positioned throughout three districts in Singapore: Bras Basah.Bugis, Marina Bay and Orchard Street Design District.
Design Week Lagos
16 to 27 October
Design Week Lagos explores the “financial, social, cultural and environmental” affect of design in Nigeria and past.
Following its launch in 2019, the design week has grown every year to host the annual truthful MADE by Design Present
and DWL Design and Innovation Exhibition, amongst talks and different fringe occasions.
Based by Nigerian designer Titi Ogufere, this yr’s advisory board consists of textile designer Nike Davies-Okundaye and architect Olajumoke Adenowo.
Dutch Design Week
19 to 27 October, The Netherlands
The nine-day occasion addresses a number of disciplines, together with social, graphic, panorama, animation, game, graphic, round and bio design.
In 2023, the design week launched the interCHANGES initiative, creating interactive occasions that target secure areas for future planning. The occasions explored themes of the surroundings, well being, wellbeing and social fairness, and digital and innovation.
The occasion follows an annual theme, with final yr’s being Sparks: Liberating Your Ideas, addressing computational design.
The 2023 version welcomed over 200,00 attendees to its opening ceremony, events and exhibitions throughout Tokyo.
Design Week Mexico
The design week additionally hosts the annual Design Home exhibition, which invitations guests to discover a just lately renovated or remodelled house.
Dubai Design Week
2024 marks the tenth version of Dubai Design Week, a competition organised in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3).
The occasion, which is but to substantiate dates for its newest version, hosts workshops, exhibitions, installations and talks spotlighting craft, furnishings making, cultural design and supplies.
The biggest occasion happening throughout the competition is design truthful Downtown Design, which has beforehand taken place throughout 4 days on the Waterfront Terrace.
Miami artwork week
The week-long competition takes place yearly in December, internet hosting occasions comparable to Artwork Basel and Design Miami. In 2023, Milan-based truthful Alcova hosted its first worldwide occasion at Miami artwork week.
The occasions appeal to artwork and design professionals and fanatics to discover the programme contributed to by over 1,000 world galleries.
Dezeen can be releasing a information to Miami artwork week 2024. Check out final yr’s information here.
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