Conflict & Design
Genk, Belgium - until 9 March 2014
The seventh Flanders Design Triennale focuses on how designers respond to conflict and the impact their creations have on society.
Munich Creative Business Week
Munich, Germany - until 2 March 2014
Studios and exhibitions open across Munich to connect designers and brands, as well as showcase work to the public.
Cape Town, South Africa - until 2 March 2014
This annual conference in Cape Town draws both renowned international designers and newcomers to South Africa's emerging design scene. See Dezeen's coverage of Design Indaba 2014 »
Shanghai, China - until 2 March 2014
The organisers of London's 100% Design event bring contemporary, classic and collectible design to Shanghai.
Bloomberg Businessweek Design
San Francisco, USA - 10 March 2014
The US magazine holds its second annual conference for 400 attendees. Top designers speak about technology, genetic engineering, 3D printing and more.
Singapore Design Week
Singapore - 10-16 March 2014
Cannes, France - 11-14 March 2014
This event on the French Riviera is an opportunity for developers to invest in new commercial and residential property.
San Jose, Costa Rica - 13-15 March 2014
Costa Rican architects, designers and photographers assemble for talks, workshops and parties at this multidisciplinary festival.
International Furniture Fair Singapore
Singapore - 13-16 March 2014
Design Days Dubai
Dubai, UAE - 17-21 March 2014
Designers and galleries exhibit work at the Gulf's biggest design event, extended to five days for its third edition.
Wearable Technology Show
London, UK - 18-19 March 2014
Speakers from Google, O2, McLaren and other leading companies share insights into the future of wearable gadgets at this two-day conference.
Designs of the Year
London, UK - 20 March - 7 July 2013
Mexico City, Mexico - 22-26 March 2014
A series of talks and conferences concerning architecture and urban design issues takes place in Mexico City, alongside workshops and city tours.
Reykjavik, Iceland - 27-30 March 2014
Icelandic designers open their Reykjavik studios and host workshops for the public over four days.
Light + Building
Frankfurt, Germany - 30 March - 4 April 2014
The world's largest trade fair for lighting and construction showcases products aimed at reducing energy consumption in the home.
Manchester, UK - 31 March - 1 April 2014
Speakers including Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg and James Bridle will speculate on the future of design and making during this two-day conference.
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