Design Events

  1. Amsterdam Light Festival 2018

    Amsterdam Light Festival 2018

    The 2018 Amsterdam Light Festival will present thirty artworks that will light up the city center of Amsterdam for the seventh year in a row.

    ends (2 days left) Amsterdam, Netherlands
  2. PASSAGEN 2019

    PASSAGEN 2019

    In 2019, the design festival PASSAGEN will take place for the 30th time. In addition to furniture, the program is shaped by accessories, lighting and a festival structure of openings and special events which focus on and provide a discussion forum for new interior-design themes.

  3. 2019 Interior Design Show

    2019 Interior Design Show

    From January 17-20, 2019, the Interior Design Show will return to Toronto for its 21th year, showcasing hot-topic design trends and the most innovative of international and Canadian design.

  4. Outrageous Ornament

    Outrageous Ornament

    Outrageous Ornament: Extreme Jewelry in the 21st Century reimagines the traditional boundaries that for so many centuries have defined body ornamentation. Rather than focusing solely on materials and process, this distinctive exhibition asks whether jewelry is even defined by its wearability.

  5. Cultural Shaping

    Cultural Shaping

    Ottawa Art Gallery is hosting the first large-scale Canadian exhibition of Karim Rashid. Cultural Shaping features industrial designs imbued with the sense of environmental responsibility and sustainability that is at the heart of much of Rashid's current practice.

  6. Pentawards Live

    Pentawards Live

    Pentawards Live, a new event for the international packaging design community, will be held February 13 at the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam. The concept behind Pentawards Live is to create a space where thought leaders and creative innovators across each pillar within the packaging value chain can convene.

  7. FITC Amsterdam 2019

    FITC Amsterdam 2019

    Now in its 12th year, FITC Amsterdam is host to the latest and greatest in design, technology and cool stuff from all around the globe.

  8. Frame Lab 2019

    Frame Lab 2019

    The two-day event in Amsterdam aims to be a testing ground for spatial innovation, and provides a platform to discuss new ideas, materials, products and technologies in design.

  9. Design in the Age of Big Data

    Design in the Age of Big Data

    Design in the Age of Big Data exhibition features a selection of innovative products that highlight the impact of digitization on the products we use and the lives we lead.

  10. Design Shanghai 2019

    Design Shanghai 2019

    Focused on bringing together exceptional design, quality and inspiration, Design Shanghai is Asia's biggest design event welcoming almost 70,000 visitors from across the world as well as some of the most recognised and established global design brands and emerging design talent from China and beyond.

  11. UX Copenhagen 2019

    UX Copenhagen 2019

    The fifth UX Copenhagen, a two day conference for professionals working with and around User Experience Design, will be held March 18-19 at the CfL.

    - (in 1 month) Folke Bernadottes Allé 45, Copenhagen, Denmark
  12. FLA - Design Thinking and Innovation Week

    FLA: Design Thinking and Innovation Week

    Future London Academy's 2019 Design Thinking and Innovation Week will be held March 18-22. The week offers a unique program for creative entrepreneurs, designers and business owners - introducing attendees to London's most innovative businesses and uncovering the latest approaches to design thinking and innovation.

    - (in 1 month) London, United Kingdom
  13. Home Futures

    Home Futures

    Home Futures exhibition will explore the radical domestic visions of the 20th century and compare them with the latest innovations in domestic living to question whether yesterday's fantasies have become today's reality.

  14. Digital Signage Expo 2019

    Digital Signage Expo 2019

    The 2019 Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world's largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, will be held March 26-29, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

  15. Sagmeister and Walsh - Beauty

    Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty

    With their exhibition project SAGMEISTER & WALSH: Beauty, Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh make a visually impressive multimedia plea for us to take delight in beauty. Spreading across the entire MAK, their exhibition investigates why people feel attracted to beauty, how they can deal with it, and which positive effects beauty can have.

  16. The Road Ahead

    The Road Ahead

    The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility will feature 40 projects that explore salient topics around the future of mobility and the urban environment.

  17. Coverings 2019

    Coverings 2019

    Coverings is the largest global tile & stone exposition in North America, providing a stage for the most innovative products, tools, and machinery on the market.

  18. Dieter Rams - Principled Design

    Dieter Rams: Principled Design

    The exhibition will feature the prolific body of work Rams has produced - from radios, clocks, and cameras to kitchen appliances and furniture - and will examine the longevity and impact of his design philosophies.

  19. FITC Toronto 2019

    FITC Toronto 2019

    The 2019 FITC Toronto, a globally recognized industry event showcasing the best the world has to offer in design, digital development, media and innovation in creative technologies, will be held April 29-May 1 at the Hilton Toronto hotel in Ontario, Canada.

  20. A Home for All

    A Home for All

    A Home for All exhibition at the RIBA Gallery will presents six pioneering projects from the collections of the RIBA and the V&A.

  21. UX London 2019

    UX London 2019

    UX London, now in its eleventh year, brings together the world's leading design experts and practitioners for three days of inspirational talks and hands-on workshops.

  22. LA Design Festival 2019

    LA Design Festival 2019

    LA Design Festival returns for a ninth year, bringing a host of designers, architects, and makers together from LA and beyond to celebrate the city's rich design culture.

    - (in 5 months) Los Angeles, CA, United States
  23. SIGGRAPH 2019

    SIGGRAPH 2019

    The 2019 SIGGRAPH will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, July 28-August 1. From the latest visual effects and animation technology to VR and game design, SIGGRAPH offers courses, talks, and panels that make for a crash course in the latest research and techniques.

  24. Passive House Conference 2019 China

    Passive House Conference 2019 China

    In 2019 the Passive House Conference will be held in China for the first time. Energy efficient construction and retrofitting experts will convene in the Chinese city of Gaobeidian.

    - (in 8 months) Gaobeidian, China