My Design Agenda never forgets to point out the shows we love! We know that you want to prepare for next year design shows, so mark on your agenda our picks for 2016 and decid wich one is the best design week!

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Heimtextil – from January 12 to January 15 2016

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

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 the advance in technology. These latest technologies are expected to prove wider possibility to design lighting and creative spaces.
DESIGN LIGHTING ZONE is a special exhibit zone inside LIGHTING JAPAN where design lighting designer/manufacturers gather to meet architects, design firms and related importers who are seeking to find products to create unique spaces.

Location – Attn: Taikoku KIN (Mr.), Kousaku Munetomo (Mr.)
Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd.
18F Shinjuku-Nomura Bldg.,1-26-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-0570, Japan

website: www.light-expo.jp/en/To-Exhibit/Design-Lighting-Zone/#header

 

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 visitor numbers.

Location – London Olympia, co-located alongside Top Drawer.

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

website: www.topdrawer.co.uk

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IMM Cologne – from January 18 to January 24 2016

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

Location – Messeplatz 1
50679 Cologne

website: www.imm-cologne.com

 

Living Interiors – from January 18 to January 24 2016

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

Location: Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Cologne

website: www.livinginteriors-cologne.com

 

Interior Design Show – from January 21 to January 24 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.

Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front Street West
Toronto

website: www.interiordesignshow.com

 

CRAFT – from January 22 to January 26 2016

Craftspersons and art producers. Rare pieces, unique traditional and contemporary objects as well as exceptional know-how come together in this dedicated area. 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

website: www.maison-objet.com/en/paris/sectors/craft-metiers-dart

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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-have for producing innovative and creative projects.

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

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

 

Maison & Objet Paris – from January 22 to January 26 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 together a 360° offer 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, provides solutions that meet the needs of visitors from around the world.

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

website: www.maison-objet.com

 

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. Materials are transformed, subverted, combined, “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

website: prod.mo.safidomain.com/en/paris/sectors/now-design-a-vivre

 

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

website: prod.mo.safidomain.com/en/paris/sectors/scenes-dinterieur

 

Feria Habitat Valencia – from February 01 to February 05 2016

Feria Habitat Valencia 2016, showcase to the world of creativity, innovation and design Made in Spain.

The commercial offer of Feria Habitat Valencia integrates all elements of Habitat for the home and facilities; furniture, lighting , decoration, home textiles , kitchens. Furthermore Habitat Valencia 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

website: www.feriahabitatvalencia.com

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Stockholm Furniture Fair & Northern Light Fair – from February 09 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

website: www.stockholmfurniturelightfair.se

 

See also – Design News: Everything you should know about BDNY

 

Maison & Objet ASIA – from March 08 to March 11 2016

MAISON&OBJET ASIA chose Singapore, a strategic hub for the Asean region, to provide uncommon visibility for companies wishing to access the exclusive territories of New Luxury. The city-state itself is the gateway to the future of the upscale art of living. It is an exceptional 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 Singapore

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 Fair and Exhibition Centre 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.

Website: light-building.messefrankfurt.com

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Design Days Dubai -from March 14 to March 18 2016

From March 14-18, 2016, Design Days Dubai will be the unique platform for design enthusiasts, and collectors with an extensive engaging public programme of discussion panels, lectures, installations and workshops.

Location: Downtown Dubai
Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard
Dubai

website: www.designdaysdubai.ae

 

AD Show – from March 17 to March 20

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

Website: http://adhomedesignshow.com/

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Basel World – from March 17 to March 24

It’s a market place for new luxurious pieces from jewerly to luxury goods like watches. It also focus on gemstones and pearls. It is a unique market!

Location: Messe Basel, Switzerland

website: http://www.baselworld.com/en-US/Show.aspx

 

Art Basel – from March 24 to March 26 2016

Art basel is an art and design show that happens in various locations in the world, the March edition is going to be held in Honk Kong. National and international galleries will participate. The show provided 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

website: https://www.artbasel.com/hong-kong

 

Isaloni Milano – from April 12 to April 17 2016

The 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. The 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, and continues so to do, with half of all its visitors coming from around the world.

After the success of the 2015 edition – attended by 310,840 visitors – the Salone Internazionale del Mobile is reconfirmed as the acknowledged 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: http://salonemilano.it/it-it/

 

High Point Market – from April 16 to April 21

High Point Market is a market that happen in the United States and in the whole world. It brings together more than 75,000 people every six months. It involves retail home furnishings. This tradeshow happens two times in a year, the second edition is in October (15-20 October 2016).

Location: 210 East Commerce Ave., High Point, NC 27260

website: http://www.highpointmarket.org/

 

NYC x Design – May 2016

It’s a New York city celebration of design.

Location: New York city

website: http://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 was behind the success of MAISON&OBJET PARIS.

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Dr
FL 33139 Miami Beach

website: www.maison-objet.com/en/americas

 

ICFF – from May 14 to May 17

North America’s premier showcase for contemporary design, the 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
NY 10001 New York

website: www.icff.com
London Design Bienniale – from September 7 to September 27 2016

The 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

website: http://www.londondesignbiennale.com/

 

See also: Design News: BDNY 2015 Conferences

 

Art Basel – from June 16 to June 19 2016

This is the main event of Art Basel because it happen in the city of Basel, Switzerland. It will have more than 280 galleries echibiting their latest works and gather over 4,000 artists.

Location: Basel, Switzerland

website: https://www.artbasel.com/basel

 

Maison et Objet – September 2016

Its the second edition of Maison et Objet. It happens in September each year and it is a little bit smaller then the January Maison et Objet Paris. The goal of this fair is to show the fall trends and new products. It gathers a lot of world wide brands and it is one of the most important tradeshows. Don’t forget! It will happen in Paris – September 2016!

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

website:http://www.maison-objet.com/en/paris

 

BDNY – November 2016

Its a trade fair that gathers brands of the hospitality & leisure design industry. It’s a very specific tradeshow, but there we can assure that you will find what you need for a project for this areas.

Location: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
New York City

website: http://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, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world.

Location: Miami

website: https://www.facebook.com/DesignMiami

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Art Basel Miami Beach – December 2016

Art Basel Miami Beach let’s you appreciated the american art. It is the way to see everything together in one place. From perfomances to paintings. It is an art world to explore!

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

website: https://www.artbasel.com/miami-beach

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