If Design with a capital D is what your dreams are made of, you can’t possibly miss BOSTON DESIGN WEEK 2019. Almost two weeks filled with every sort of events, panel discussions, conferences and more: it will be a design binge for sure! Let’s see the details.
From March 27 to April 7 the 6th edition of BOSTON DESIGN WEEK will cater to every taste with dozens of events all over the city: every one of them will feature the major theme of this year “Design: THEN AND NOW” about acknowledging how design impact every aspect of our lives and its positive role in our future.
This year BOSTON DESIGN WEEK edition will be the more diverse, with contributions from interior design and technology, to fashion to historic preservation and architecture. The festival aim is to increase sustainability and create a more inclusive and diverse setting highlighting different kind of events such as Design takes on cancer about using design as a tool to improve the daily lives of cancer patients or Design-x-Change about raising awareness of sustainability and healthy ecosystems using Virtual and Augmented Reality.
WHAT YOU CAN’T MISS
BAUHAUS AND HARVARD
It has been 100 years after the founding of the Bauhaus Movement by the German Walter Gropius. The installation aims to give prominence to the works of the most influential school of art, architecture, and design of the 20th century. Directly from the Harvard Bauhaus collection, you could assist in the exhibition of iconic design objects, textiles, paintings, and photographs.
DESIGNED BY NATURE
The Peabody Essex Museum, with its Wild Design exhibition, tries to entice visitors not only to look beyond simple design. Be amazed by the works of creatives and artists that had been inspired by nature and living system to explore for new solutions and notions about human problems.
BOSTON DESIGN WEEK AWARD
Don’t miss the BOSTON DESIGN WEEK AWARDS (April 5) when the celebrations with sponsors and media will start and the Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented to this year recipient, the famous Las Vegas-born designer Roger Thomas. And now, you just have to participate in design events.