salone del mobile 2011

Where:
milan, Italy
When:
11 April 2011 to 17 April 2011

The Salone Internazionale del Mobile is the International Furniture Fair of Milan, the largest decoration trade fair in the world.[1] The annual show showcases the latest in furniture and design from international sources. It is considered by interior designers as a leading exposition for the display of new products by furniture manufacturers, designers, lighting concepts, and other design items. The show is commonly abbreviated as "Salone", "Milano Salone", and also "Milan Design Week". It is held every year, in April, in the FieraMilano complex in the Milan metropolitan area town of Rho.

i Saloni 2011: 50 years young 

Vvisitor numbers have risen from 12,000 in 1961 to 297,460 in 2010 and that the initial 328 exhibitors over what was then 11,000 square metres of display space have become over 2,500 exhibitors in an area that now measures in excess of 200,000 square metres. 
50 years looking exclusively to the future, through a joined-up project that, along with the usual exhibition – the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition, the biennial Euroluce / International Lighting Exhibition and SaloneUfficio / International Biennial Workspace Exhibition and SaloneSatellite – involves the City of Milan, providing an opportunity for reflection on design, on the world of industry that has made it all possible, on creativity and on culture.

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stockholm furniture fair 2011

Where:
stockholm, Sweden
When:
08 February 2011 to 12 February 2011

The world’s largest meeting place for Nordic design celebrates its 60th anniversary!

 On 8-12 February 2011, it will be time for the 60th Stockholm Furniture Fair and Northern Light Fair, the world’s largest and most important meeting place for Nordic design. Over 750 exhibitors from 27 countries will be displaying the latest products within furniture, lighting and textiles for both the home and public environments.

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design miami/basel 2010

Where:
miami, United States
When:
30 November 2011 to 05 December 2011

Design galleries and curated exhibitions of museum-quality furniture, lighting and objets d'art. Design Miami & Basel Miami ( combined as design Miami/Basel) take place twice a year, once in Basel and once in Miami. With the W Hotels and Fendi being the key pioneers for this trade event, Design Miami/Basel is the most exciting/forward thinking global design meets art event.

www.designmiami.com

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tokyo designers week 2010

Where:
tokyo, Japan
When:
29 October 2011 to 03 November 2011

Tokyo Designers Week is celebrating its 25th anniversary since it launched as a muliti platform design event that brings together a variety of design. The theme for this year is “environment.” The term “environment” is defined not purely as ecological environment issues (like global warming) but in a more collective concept of our “living environment”.  This includes the effect that our living environments have on our mind and body. Throughout the event, participating corporations, organizations and independent designers will be introducing new environmental approaches and solutions.

www.tdwa.com

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valencia design week & FEED 2010

Where:
valencia, Spain
When:
27 September 2011 to 02 October 2011

Valencia Design Week aims to promote design in society, bringing it closer to the general public, as design forms part of everyone’s culture and day to day lives. The spirit of Valencia Disseny Week is that everyone can enjoy design in the city itself. It will show innovative projects, fresh ideas that evoke new alternatives and the huge array of disciplines that represent the profession. The basis of VDW is design made in the Valencia Region but it also showcases the best of Spanish and international design in this Mediterranean city.

The Designers’ Association of the Valencia Region (ACDV) has been promoting design for 25 years and is now organising Valencia Disseny Week (VDW) for the second year running. It will be running from 27 September to 2 October 2010 in parallel to the Feria Hábitat Valencia.

The purpose of VDW is to support, promote and group together all design-related initiatives that are organised in the city of Valencia during said week, such as exhibitions, presentations, parties, showrooms, discussions, workshops, meetings, markets, etc. The Designers’ Association of the Valencia Region (ACDV) is also organising a series of events alongside the activities lined up for the week.

FEED is the first international design media and blogging meeting, a meeting in which the heads of the most influential design blogs on the net have been invited to come to Valencia to discover the city, Valencia Design and VDW.

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sydney design 2010

Where:
sydney, Australia
When:
31 July 2010 to 15 August 2010

Sydney Design 2010 will host one if its most dynamic programs in 14 years with a city-wide program of more than 70 events and activities supported by an engaging theme ‘tell us a story’.

This contemporary design festival runs for 16 days from Saturday 31 July to Sunday 15 August. The program has been produced by the Powerhouse Museum in partnership with more than 50 cultural institutions, organisations and individuals across Sydney.

The ‘tell us a story’ theme will reveal the many captivating stories behind design ideas, objects and processes. It will invite participants to create meaningful conversations with others around design, and enable people to connect with design on a more personal level.

www.sydneydesign.com.au

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maison & objet 2010

Where:
paris, France
When:
03 September 2010 to 07 September 2010

Maison & Objet at Paris Nord Villepinte, showcases the worlds leading interior designs, products, furnishings, lighting, textiles and just fabulous bits & pieces. Maison & Objet happens twice a year, with 2010 being a significant year for the show, hosting a series of 10 year anniversary events. 

www.maison-objet.com

www.now10years10designers.com

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the london design festival 2010

Where:
london, United Kingdom
When:
18 September 2011 to 26 September 2011

The diversity of world-class design talent in - and attracted to - London is one of the key strengths of this city's event. The London Design Festival brings this talent to the fore every year to connect with others, explore issues, do business, exchange ideas, and have fun.

The Festival is both a cultural and a commercial event. The programme ranges from major international exhibitions to trade events, installations to talks and seminars, from product launches to receptions, private views and parties. The majority of events are free of charge - enabling visitors to participate, listen, learn, commission and make purchases.

The nine-day Festival programme is made up of over 200 events and exhibitions staged by around 160 contributing - or 'partner' - organisations across the design spectrum and from around the world.

Festival events are staged in up to 150 different venues across the city. Check individual event listings for details. The Festival's hub is at the V&A Museum, Which provides a good starting point from which to explore the Festival.

www.londondesignfestival.com

 

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salone del mobile 2010

Where:
milan, Italy
When:
14 April 2010 to 20 April 2010

the salone internazionale del mobile is the international furniture fair of milan, the largest decoration trade fair in the world. the annual show showcases the latest in furniture and design from international sources. it is considered by interior designers as a leading exposition for the display of new products by furniture manufacturers, designers, lighting concepts, and other design items. the show is commonly abbreviated as "salone", "milano salone", and also "milan design week". it is held every year, usually in april, in the fiera milano  complex in the milan metropolitan area town of rho.

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Stockholm Design Week 2011

Where:
stockholm, Sweden
When:
08 February 2011 to 12 February 2011

The Stockholm Design Week is run simultaneously with Stockholm Furniture Fair and Stockholm Fashion Week, and features design exhibtions at variousl locations around Stockholm.

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