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Milan Design Week is back in Milan from April 14 to 21, 2024. This year, Milano Design Week promises to be full of events, exhibitions, and installations, and the global design community will meet in Milan for a week.

This is an interactive map with a selection of events


Fuorisalone.it, for Milan Design Week 2024, suggests a theme: Materia Natura (Matter Nature). Design practices are fundamental to developing a conscious design culture,  emphasizing sustainability as a guiding principle and core value in the creative process. The Fuorisalone will take place as usual in conjunction with the Salone del Mobile.Milano. It focuses on the themes of circular economy, reuse, and sustainability of methods and materials. 

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Design Post, in Cologne, is not quite an event. In fact, it is a permanent showroom, which comes alive at certain, particularly representative trade fairs. Design Post is located at Deutz-Mülheimer-Strasse 22a in Cologne, so exactly opposite the halls of Koelnmesse. This is a forward-looking location that allows companies to have a permanent showroom, and attract trade fair visitors to the adjacent halls. In addition, Design Post, carved out of a Post Office building, is a particularly striking and attractive location with post-industrial architecture.

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The Design Post building in Cologne. Photo: Lucas Hardonk, courtesy Design Post

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Boston Design Week is back from April 23 to May 5, 2024. The theme for the 11th edition is “Designing for Tomorrow—Preserving for Tomorrow.” Events throughout the city include seminars and panel discussions, design tours, museum exhibitions, and the Boston Design Week Lifetime Achievement Award.

This year’s theme, ‘Designing for the Future—Preserving for the Future,’ highlights the festival’s dual focus on innovation and preservation in design. The festival features work from all design disciplines and encourages both new ideas and the preservation of historic projects. Favorite projects explore major contemporary issues, such as the environment and social emergencies.

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An event for professionals and design enthusiasts

Boston Design Week caters to professionals and design enthusiasts from Boston and around the world. In fact, it organizes several special itineraries. The Architecture and Urban Planning itinerary showcases cutting-edge architectural designs and urban spaces. Landscape Design and Outdoor Life focuses on innovative landscape architecture designs. Design and Social Impact addresses issues such as sustainability, inclusion, and environmental stewardship. Professional Focus addresses professionals in the design and education industries. Finally, Handmade Design highlights the beauty and uniqueness of handcrafted and custom design pieces.

Design Innovation Summit at Boston Design Week

The Design Innovation Summit: Design + Nature is among the scheduled events at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design. The Summit explores the role of design and creativity in preserving and protecting nature. The event will include two phases: a main stage with speakers and panel discussions and a series of short workshops showcasing essential design practices. The workshops will feature MassArt faculty, sharing insights from the Design Innovation core program. Main stage speakers will explore design interventions that positively impact conservation, urban greening, and design for behavior change.

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Boston architecture by Frank Gehry

Modern Luxury Interiors Boston, meanwhile, presents at and with Minotti Boston, a panel discussion on trends in luxury residential design in Boston. Interior design professionals will discuss how countries such as France, India, Mexico, Haiti, Taiwan, and Italy are influencing local design, creating interior designs that are located in New England but distinguished by international style.

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Music in design

Custom and limited edition pianos by Steinway & Sons
M. Steinert & Sons presents custom-built pianos by Steinway & Sons. The German-American piano manufacturer often focuses on collaborations with designers and interior designers. Indeed, among Steinway & Sons’ pianos are several models created by designers, such as the Gran Nichetto by Luca Nichetto, the limited edition piano in only ten pieces designed by Lenny Kravitz Design Studio, or the Steinway x Disney, with illustrations by Elena Salmistraro.

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The Gran Nichetto piano by Steinway & Sons

Boston Design Week Awards

Boston Design Week awards outstanding personalities in their field. The awards are divided into several categories: the Lifetime Achievement Award, the Producers’ Choice Award, The Mentor of the Year Award, the Social Impact Award, and The Newcomer of the Year Award.

Why visit

Boston Design Week is an opportunity to see interesting architecture and attend lectures with design professionals. Innovation is one of the most talked-about topics, so you can explore topics of general interest. In 2024, the focus is on the future, starting with the preservation of nature.
Professionals and amateurs alike can discover new aspects of architecture and interior design.

Boston Design Week, Boston, April 23-May 5, 2024

For professionals and general public
Size: over 70 events
Various locations
Visit Bostondesignweek.com for info