Dezeen Guide update: September 2014 – Beijing

Dezeen Guide update: September 2014

Dezeen Guide: September is set to be a busy month of architecture and design events, with festivals taking place in London, Paris, Helsinki, Beijing (pictured) and more.

Frankfurt, Germany – until 2 September 2014

Home products and gifts including jewellery and festive decorations are on show at this Frankfurt fair.

Helsinki Design Week
Helsinki, Finland – 4-14 September 2014

The programme for this festival's tenth anniversary includes exhibitions, fashion shows, talks and workshops, along with a growing number of satellite events.

Paris Design Week
Paris, France – 9-14 September 2014

Encompasses out-of-town trade fair Maison&Objet plus open studios and design shows around the city centre with work by students, graduates and up and coming designers.

Brussels Design September
Brussels, Belgium – 9-30 September 2014

An annual event that combines over 100 cultural and commercial events in the Belgian capital.

Furniture China
Shanghai, China – 10-14 September 2014

China's twentieth international furniture expo returns to Shanghai with contemporary and traditional designs.

London Design Festival
London, UK – 13-21 September 2014

Events from large exhibitions to intimate shows take place across the British capital, where top brands and young designers exhibit new products.

Bratislava Design Week
Bratislava, Slovakia – 22-28 September 2014

Young eastern European designers will exhibit across the Slovakian capital in venues including the nineteenth-century Pistori Palace.

Beijing Design Week
Beijing, China – 26 September - 3 October 2014

Exhibitions and installations in Beijing's hutongs, industrial warehouses and artists' communities at China's most prominent design event.

Vienna Design Week
Vienna, Austria – 26 September - 5 October 2014

A programme of events encompassing all areas of Viennese design includes exhibitions and site-specific installations around the city.

Domaine de Boisbuchet
Boisbuchet, France – until 13 September 2014

Workshops led by top designers are held throughout the summer in the grounds of a historic chateau in rural France.

Venice Architecture Biennale
Venice, Italy – until 23 November 2014

Rem Koolhaas curates this year's biennale on the theme of Fundamentals, charting the emergence of "a single modern language" in global architecture.

BIO 50
Ljubljana, Slovenia – until 7 December 2014

Designers from all disciplines work in 12 teams to devise possible futures for design over the course of six months. The results will be judged by a panel including Konstantin Grcic and Alice Rawsthorn, then presented at the opening of the city's fiftieth Biennial of Design.

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