If you’re stuck in a design rut, why not check out some of Europe’s forthcoming design shows and get inspired about colour, textures and next season’s ‘must haves’. They’re also a great excuse to visit some of Europe’s coolest, creative cities and get sightseeing!
Dutch Design Week – Eindhoven, Netherlands – 22nd – 30th October 2016
Nine days, 100 locations and over 275,000 visitors. DDW concentrates on the designs of the future and includes exhibitions, lectures, networking events and more.
Maison et Object –– Paris, France – 20th – 24th January 2017
The twice yearly show dedicated to decoration, lifestyle and design.
Imm Cologne – Cologne, Germany – 16th -22nd January 2017
Imm kicks off the international interiors show calendar and is open to the public on 20th – 22nd January and showcases trends that will be shaping the future of the furniture and interiors sector.
Stockholm Design Week – Stockholm, Sweden – 6th – 12th February
The most important week of the year for Scandi design. First hosted in 2002 the week consists of more than 100 design-related events held at different locations around the city. Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair open to the general public on Saturday 11th February.
DesignMarch – Reykjavik, Iceland – 23rd – 26th March
DesignMarch sees the world’s most northern capital showcase some of Iceland’s most exciting and emerging creatives alongside internationally acclaimed designers.
Salone de Mobile – Milan, Italy – 4th – 9th April
2017 is the 55th year of this show which sees the who’s who of international furniture design come together. Open to the public 8th – 9th April.
Clerkenwell Design Week – London, UK – 23rd – 25th May
With more creative businesses per square mile than anywhere else in the world, this small area of London is where it’s at. Clerkenwell Design Week has established itself as the UK’s leading design festival, with over 300 brands showcased.
DMY – Berlin, Germany – 28th May – 1st June
DMY Berlin brings both aspiring and established designers together to showcase new products, prototypes and design concepts.