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Designjunction 2015

Designjunction to present in Milan, New York and London during 2015

Dezeen promotion: the designjunction show is set to take place in three cities this year – bringing international furniture, lighting and accessories to Milan, New York and London.

Designjunction 2015
This image: Loom chair by H Furniture. Main image: Loku chair and stool by Case Furniture

Designjunction exhibits a curated selection of international brands in dramatic venues. This year, the event will return to three of the world's most influential creative cities during their annual design weeks.

First up is Milan, where the Edit show will take place for the fourth time during the Salone Internazionale del Mobile furniture fair from 15 to 19 April.

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Tilt Globe by Nyta

Over 30 selected international brands including Tom Dixon, Jaguar, New Works, Case Furniture, La Chance, Nyta, Punkt., Beyond Object, Colè Italia, H furniture and Native Union will exhibit in a derelict school and former theatre – Casa dell'Opera Nazionale Balilla – in the city centre.

Bowl Table Lamp by New Works
Bowl Table Lamp by New Works

The organisers have also set up a new design quarter in the central San Babila area, bringing together showrooms, eateries and fashion stores, during the design week.

Beyond Object Desktop Collection
Beyond Object Desktop Collection

Edit will then relocate to New York during the city's NYCxDesign event from 15 to 18 May.

Inside the ArtBeam building in Chelsea, 25 brands including Mass Productions, Muuto, Decode, Modus, tokyobike and Imamura Design, will showcase products alongside a retail zone and onsite cafe.

Finally, designjunction will return to The Sorting Office for the London Design Festival for its flagship event.

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Slab side table by Decode

The exhibition of furniture, lighting and accessories will spread across the expansive 1960s building, which will also host a retail zone, onsite cafes and designer installations.

The lightjunction showcase will be expanded to take over the first floor, with demonstrations by designers and makers and a talks programme also returning to the event.

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VOID VO1 watch

For more information about the events and to register to exhibit, visit the designjunction website.

Here are some further details from the organisers:

Designjunction announces a roster of global events in 2015 – three shows, three territories

Designjunction remains one of the world’s most influential design shows with the flagship London event now a pivotal part of the annual London Design Festival.

An expanding show, designjunction is now located in three international territories, with further destinations planned for 2016. designjunction continues to be a show for the industry by the industry with each critically acclaimed event boasting all the fundamentals of a cultural, cutting-edge format that is synonymous with designjunction.

Read on to find out more about all three editions of designjunction in 2015.


Designjunction edit Milan and San Babila Design Quarter
15-19 April | Via Pietro Mascagni 6, Milan 20122

This April will see the fourth edition of designjunction edit Milan alongside a new partnership with MONOQI Business - the B2B marketplace for design.

Designjunction edit Milan sees another high-quality list of brands joining the satellite edition of our flagship London show. This year, designjunction will take over the entire Casa dell'Opera Nazionale Balilla - a spectacular former school building and ex-theatre built in the 1930s, spanning 10,000 square feet across three floors.

Designjunction is also delighted to announce the launch of San Babila Design Quarter – a vibrant new destination uniting the finest design showrooms and fashion stores in Milan. Designjunction edit Milan will be the pivotal event in the heart of the design quarter. Designjunction edit Milan will present a curated selection of 40 leading global design brands, pop-up shops, installations and a café across the five-day event.

This year's stellar designjunction edit Milan line-up will include: Jaguar, Tom Dixon, Case Furniture, Nyta, Beyond Object, Colè Italia, Luke Irwin London, New Works, H Furniture, Native Union, Modus, Void Watches, La Chance, Punkt., Form Us With Love, Baux, Frame Store, UKTI and more.

To apply to exhibit at designjunction edit Milan click here – limited spaces available.

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ArtBeam, New York City

Designjunction edit New York hits US shores during NYCxDESIGN
15-18 May | ArtBeam, 540 West 21st St, NY 10011

Designjunction will take the US by storm during the official NYCxDESIGN in May 2015 with a major collaborative showcase of cutting-edge contemporary design.

Transforming the industrial surrounds of a warehouse-style venue, designjunction edit New York will present a satellite edition of its flagship London show featuring some of the world's leading international furniture and lighting brands. In collaboration with design agency smallpond, designjunction edit New York will take over the spectacular ArtBeam venue, in New York's cultural hot spot; the Chelsea district. Located next to The High Line and set among New York’s premier art galleries, ArtBeam is set to be the leading destination for design at NYCxDESIGN.

Designjunction edit New York will showcase more than 25 leading international brands alongside smaller cutting-edge design labels. A section of the show will feature a host of design-led pop-up stores from tokyobikes, Native Union and Neo-Utility, alongside larger commercial brands including Decode, Muuto, Modus, and Another Country. designjunction will host a series of thought-provoking design debates throughout the week, featuring leading commentators from the different creative sectors alongside a vibrant onsite café.

Designjunction edit New York joins the NYCxDESIGN scene following an initial presence in 2013 and 2014 as a smaller INTRO show by smallpond. INTRO/LA returns, with a carefully curated show of international contemporary and modern design from a range of disciplines, with a spotlight on Los Angeles based designers.

To apply to exhibit at designjunction edit New York click here – limited spaces available.

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The Sorting Office, London

Designjunction returns to The Sorting Office for the London Design Festival 2015
24 – 27 September 2015 | New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1BA

September will see the flagship designjunction event return once more to the 1960s Sorting Office in Central London during the London Design Festival 2015. Showcasing the very best in furniture, lighting and accessories from around the world, designjunction continues to cement its reputation as the leading destination for design.

Lightjunction will again showcase the very best in leading contemporary lighting and this year expands, moving to the first floor of the Sorting Office.

Further standout features to expect at the flagship show include a diverse, design-led talks programme, an expansive retail zone, onsite eateries, designer installations and live Flash Factories.

A host of British brands join designjunction 2015 including Modus, Dare Studio, Bark Furniture and Transport for London alongside leading international brands String Furniture, Serralunga and Blackbody. Retail brands to look out for include Richard Brendon, Outline Editions, Dyke & Dean and Melin Tregwynt.

To apply to exhibit at designjunction London click here – limited spaces available.

Designjunction 2015