Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016

CovetED Magazine is always sure to point out the shows we love! Previously we talked about the best design fairs of this year, but we know you want to prepare for next year’s design events as well so mark your calendar with our picks for 2016!

Design Fairs

Heimtextil – from January 12 to January15, 2016

International trade fair for home and contract textiles and the industry’s first major marketing and ordering show of the year highlighting the latest innovations and consumer trends.

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Location: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt a. M.

Website: www.heimtextil.messefrankfurt.com

Design Lighting Zone – from January 13 to January 15, 2016

Environment friendly LED lighting and OLED lighting is expanding thanks to advances in technology that are expected to provide wider possibility to lighting design and creative spaces. DESIGN LIGHTING ZONE is a special exhibit zone inside LIGHTING JAPAN where product designers and manufacturers gather to meet architects, design firms, and related importers who are seeking products to create unique spaces.

Location: Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan

Website: www.light-expo.jp/en/To-Exhibit/Design-Lighting-ZoneCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 NYC x Design

Home – from January 17 to January 19, 2016

Since its launch in January 2012, Home has changed the exhibiting landscape for design-led homewares and interior accessories, attracting key brands, doubling in size, and significantly growing attendance.

Location: Olympia London, co-located alongside Top Drawer, London, UK

Website: www.home-london.net

Top Drawer – from January 17 to January 19, 2016

At Top Drawer, you will find the products that will make your store stand out from the rest. Bringing together an inspirational showcase of thousands of carefully selected British and international suppliers and designer-makers, Top Drawer is London’s largest design-led gift trade event.

Location: Olympia London, London, UK

Website: www.topdrawer.co.ukCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 IMM Cologne

Imm Cologne – from January 18 to January 24, 2016

At Imm Cologne suppliers and decision-makers from the sector’s major markets around the world will be setting the course for successful future business.

See also – EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MARCO COSTA

Location: Koelnmesse GmbH, Messeplatz 1, 50679 Köln , Germany

Website: www.imm-cologne.comCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 IMM Cologne visitors

LivingInteriors – from January 18 to January 24, 2016

Every two years, LivingInteriors at imm cologne turns the spotlight on everything that makes the home into a special place: bathrooms, flooring, wallcoverings, and lighting in connection with home textiles. LivingInteriors sets desires for holistic interior and furnishing concepts and offers national and international companies from these key areas the opportunity to showcase perfectly staged worlds of home design. The event sets incentives for both trade visitors and end consumers.

Location:Koelnmesse GmbH, Messeplatz 1, 50679 Cologne, Germany

Website: www.livinginteriors-cologne.com

Interior Design Show – from January 21 to January24, 2016

The Interior Design Show is Canada’s premier showcase of new products, innovative designers, and avant-garde concepts from North America and beyond. For one weekend each January, the city of Toronto is filled with industry superstars, cutting-edge emerging names, design-savvy consumers, and top media outlets.

CovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 Clerckenwell design weekLocation: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, Toronto, Canada

Website: www.interiordesignshow.com

See also – REVELATIONS, LE SALON DES MÉTIERS D’ART ET DE LA CRÉATION

Maison&Objet Paris – from January 22 to January26, 2016

The major trade show of lifestyle experience is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The key meeting place for professionals in the art of living brings a 360° offering that is in line with the diverse needs of global markets. For 20 years this large lifestyle platform, at the crossroads of business and creativity, has provided solutions that meet the needs of visitors from around the world.

Location: Parc des expositions, Paris Nord Villepinte, ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Paris, France

Website: www.maison-objet.comCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 Maison & Objet-1

Maison&Objet Scenes d’Interieur – from January 22 to January 26, 2016

The upscale gathering for the most beautiful signatures in decoration, a space for expression by exceptional creators mixing craftsmanship, art, and design. Creativity at its finest.

Location: Parc des expositions, Paris Nord Villepinte, ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Paris, France

Website: prod.mo.safidomain.com/en/paris/sectors/scenes-dinterieurCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 Maison et objet americas

Maison&Objet CRAFT – from January 22 to January 26, 2016

Showcase for the finest craftspeople and art producers. Rare pieces, unique traditional and contemporary objects as well as exceptional know-how come together in this dedicated area of Maison&Objet. Creation, handmade work and the precision of artisanal production are presented as an added value.

Location: Parc des expositions, Paris Nord Villepinte, ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Paris, France

Website: www.maison-objet.com/en/paris/sectors/craft-metiers-dart
Maison&Objet Projects – from January 22 to January 26, 2016

A space for cutting-edge expertise. A meeting place, with a platform dedicated to technical and decorative interior design solutions. The must-haves for producing innovative and creative projects.CovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 Maison-Objet-2

Location:Parc des expositions, Paris Nord Villepinte, ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Paris, France

Website: prod.mo.safidomain.com/en/paris/sectors/mo-projets

Maison&Objet Now! Design à Vivre – from January 22 to January 26, 2016

With ever-growing innovations, and experiments, discover new design concepts in the now! design à vivre section of Maison&Objet. Materials are transformed, subverted, combined, and “eco-friendlied” to create beautiful objects as well as bold and functional furniture.

Location: Parc des expositions, Paris Nord Villepinte, ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Paris, France

Website: prod.mo.safidomain.com/en/paris/sectors/now-design-a-vivreCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 Feria Habitat Valencia

Feria Habitat Valencia – from February 1 to February 5, 2016

Feria Habitat Valencia 2016, showcase to the world of creativity, innovation, and design Made in Spain. The commercial offering at Feria Habitat Valencia integrates all elements of Habitat for the home and facilities; furniture, lighting, decoration, home textiles, and kitchens. Furthermore Habitat 2016 announces the thirteenth edition of NUDE Lounge, the most important platform of the new design of Habitat.

Location: Avenida de las Ferias, 46035 Valencia, Spain

Website: www.feriahabitatvalencia.com

Stockholm Furniture Fair & Northern Light Fair – from February 9 to February 13, 2016

Stockholm Furniture Fair is the largest meeting place for Scandinavian furniture and lighting design.

Location: Stockholmsmässan, Mässvägen 1, Älvsjö, 125 30 Stockholm, Sweden

Website: www.stockholmfurniturelightfair.se

Maison&Objet ASIA – from March 8 to March 11, 2016

Maison&Objet Asia chose Singapore, a strategic hub for the Asian region, to provide exceptional visibility for companies wishing to access the exclusive territory of New Luxury. The city-state itself is the gateway to the future of the upscale art of living. It is an excellent showcase and a growth driver for companies wishing to benefit from the tremendous opportunities offered by the ebullience of Asian economies.

Location: Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center, Bayfront Avenue, 018956 SingaporeCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 Light + Building

Website: www.maison-objet.com/en/asia

Light + Building – from March 13 to March 18, 2016

Over 2,400 exhibitors take part in Light + Building at Frankfurt’s fair and exhibition center and almost one in two of the over 210,000 visitors comes from outside Germany. Every two years, the industry presents its latest innovations for the fields of lighting, electrical engineering, house and building automation, and software for the construction industry at the world’s leading trade fair for architecture and technology. The main theme at Light + Building is energy efficiency.

Location: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt a. M., Germany

Website: light-building.messefrankfurt.com

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Design Days Dubai -from March 14 to March 18, 2016

Design Days Dubai will be the unique platform for design enthusiasts, and collectors with an extensive engaging public program of discussion panels, lectures, installations, and workshops.

Location: Downtown Dubai, Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard , Dubai

Website: www.designdaysdubai.ae

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Architectural Digest Design Show – from March 17 to March 20, 2016

The AD Show is a hub for design inspirations to flow. There you can shop the latest furniture, accessories, lighting, art, and kitchen, bath and building projects, everything for your design life! Get inspired!

Location: Piers 92 & 94, 55th Street at 12th Ave., New York, NY USA

Website: www.addesignshow.comCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 AD Show

Baselworld – from March 17 to March 24, 2016

A show especially for new luxurious jewelry and watches with an added focus on gemstones and pearls – a unique marketplace!

Location: Messe Basel, Switzerland

Website: www.baselworld.com

Art Basel – from March 24 to March 26, 2016

Art Basel is an art and design show that happens in various locations around the world, the March edition will be held in Honk Kong. National and international galleries will participate. The show provides an in-depth overview of the region’s diversity through both historical material and cutting-edge works by established and emerging artists.

Location: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China

Website: www.artbasel.com/hong-kongCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 art basel

Isaloni Milano – from April 12 to April 17, 2016

Salone del Mobile is the global benchmark for the home furnishing sector. An invaluable tool for the industry as well as an ongoing, quite extraordinary promotional vehicle. Salone made its first appearance in 1961, designed to promote Italian furniture and furnishing accessories on the export market, and it has continued to do so impeccably, ensuring that the quality of Italian furniture is known to all four corners of the earth with half of all its visitors coming from around the world.

After the success of the 2015 edition – attended by 310,840 – the Salone Internazionale del Mobile is reconfirmed as the exclusive showcase for the latest in furnishing, with a vast range of top quality products in every conceivable style.

Location: Milan Fairgrounds, Rho (Milan)
Entrance gates: Porta Est, Porta Sud, Porta Ovest

Website: salonemilano.itCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs isaloni

High Point Market – from April 16 to April 21, 2016

High Point Market is a market that happens in the United States while drawing from around the world. It brings together more than 75,000 people every six months with a focus on retail home furnishings, but much to offer for interior designers as well. The second 2016 edition will take place October 15 – 20.

Location: High Point, NC USA

Website: www.highpointmarket.orgCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 Stockholm Furniture Fair-1

NYC x Design – May 3- to Mary 17, 2016

A New York City celebration of design!

Location: New York, NY USA

Website: nycxdesign.com

Maison&Objet AMERICAS – from May 10 to May 13, 2016

Miami offers a business platform in the heart of the Americas and their 954 million inhabitants. Maison&Objet Americas aims to offer an annual event for the North and South American trade and visitors. It will bring together a selection of 300 brands representing the upscale spirit that is behind the success of Maison&Objet Paris.

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139 USA

Website: www.maison-objet.com/en/americasCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 Maison et objet americas-1

ICFF – from May 14 to May 17, 2016

North America’s premier showcase for contemporary design, ICFF annually lures those in determined pursuit of design’s timely truths and latest trends to an encyclopedic exhibition of up-to-the-moment offerings, as well as a series of fascinating, fun, edifying programs, and a packed schedule of exhibits and features.

Location: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 W 34th Street, New York, NY 10001 USA

Website: www.icff.comCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 ICFF

London Design Biennale – from September 7 to September 27, 2016

The 2016 Biennale will bring up to 40 design installations and exhibitions from nations around the world to London – a new global presence that will bring an entirely fresh perspective. The event will take over Somerset House on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. The idea behind the event is to create a major international survey of the state of design, following the model of the biannual art and architecture events in Venice.

Location: Somerset House, London, UK

Website: www.londondesignbiennale.com

Art Basel – from June 16 to June 19, 2016

Taking place in the city of Basel, Switzerland this is Art Basel’s main event. It will feature more than 280 galleries exhibiting their latest works, and gather over 4,000 artists.

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Website: www.artbasel.com/basel

Maison&Objet Paris– September 2 to September 6, 2016

The year’s second edition of Maison&Objet Paris is a little bit smaller then the January edition. The goal of this fair is to show the fall trends and new products. It gathers a lot of worldwide brands and is one of the most important tradeshows of the year. Don’t forget!

Location: Parc des expositions – Paris Nord Villepinte, ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Paris, France

Website: www.maison-objet.com/en/parisCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 Maison & Objet

BDNY – November 8 to November 9, 2016

It’s a trade fair that gathers brands in the hospitality & leisure design industry. It’s a very specific tradeshow, but we can assure you that you will find what you’re looking for if you have a project in one of these areas.

Location: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 W 34th Street, New York, NY 10001 USA

Website: www.bdny.com

Design Miami/ – from December 1 to December 6, 2016

Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, galleries, designers, curators, and critics from around the world.

Location: Meridian Avenue & 19th Street, Adjacent to Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL USA

Website: miami2015.designmiami.com

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Art Basel Miami Beach – December 3 to December 6, 2016

Art Basel Miami Beach let’s you appreciate American art. It is the way to see everything together in one place – from performances to paintings – it is an art world to explore!

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL USA

Website: artbasel.com/miami-beachCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 art-basel-miami-beach

Design Weeks

Clerkenwell Design Week – from May 24 to May 26, 2016

This design week unites creative businesses and architects and is a large gathering for professionals.

It’s a hub for British brands and also international companies. The week is organized in a series of events, exhibitions, and special installations.

Location:Media 10 Ltd, Crown House 151 High Road, Loughton, IG10 4LF, UK

Website: www.clerkenwelldesignweek.comCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 Clercknwell design week-1

Triennale di Milano – from April 2 to April 12, 2016

The next Triennale di Milano will be entitled “21st Century. Design After Design”. La Triennale di Milano is an international institution that produces exhibitions and events in different areas from design, film and fashion to architecture.

Location: Viale Alemagna, 6, 20121, Milan, Italy

Website: www.triennale.orgCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 isaloni-1

Stockholm Design Week – from February 8 to February14, 2016

Coinciding with the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is Stockholm Design Week. Besides the connection with the fair, Stockholm Design Week is artsy and full of great events set to appreciate fine design.
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Website: www.stockholmdesignweek.comCovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 Stockholm Furniture Fair-2

World Design Capital – Taipei 2016 – All year

The World Design Capital (WDC) designation is unique as it aims to focus on the broader essence of design’s impact on urban spaces, economies, and citizens. The designation provides a distinctive opportunity for cities to feature their accomplishments in attracting and promoting innovative design, as well as highlight their successes in urban revitalization strategies.

The World Design Capital is an initiative of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid). Founded in 1957, Icsid is an international not-for-profit organization committed to the advancement of industrial design.CovetED Design Weeks and Design Fairs 2016 world design capital - taipei

WDC designation is awarded biennially. Taipei was chosen as the World Design Capital for 2016. The previous World Design Capitals have been Turin in Italy (2008), Seoul in South Korea (2010), Helsinki in Finland (2012) and Cape Town in South Africa (2014)

Location: Taipei, Taiwan

Website: wdc2016.taipei/en/

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