Dezeen Magazine

Dezeen Guide 2015

Dezeen Guide 2015

Dezeen Guide is the first online guide to the best international architecture and design events, offering a quick way of finding out when and where key fairs, conferences and festivals are taking place.

For more information or to submit an event for inclusion in our listings, please email [email protected].

Dezeen Guide is on Twitter! Follow us here for the latest updates and to find out when new events are added.

Stockholm, Sweden – 14-17 January 2015

A biannual showcase of Nordic product and furniture design on the outskirts of Stockholm.

imm cologne
Cologne, Germany – 19-25 January 2015

This interiors trade fair features products by more than 1100 suppliers from 50 countries. See Dezeen's coverage of imm cologne 2014 »

Toronto design week
Toronto, Canada – 19-25 January 2015

Over 60 events, exhibitions and window installations pop up across the city for Toronto Design Offsite, which takes place at the same time as the Interior Design Show.

Architect @ Work
London, UK – 21-22 January 2015

Architects and designers can meet in lounge areas at this tailored networking event, which is free with pre-registration.

Paris, France – 23-27 January 2015

Products for all design sectors are displayed across eight exhibition halls at Nord Villepinte outside Paris. Also takes place in September. See Dezeen's coverage of Maison&Objet 2014 »

Back to top »

Stockholm Design Week
Stockholm, Sweden – 2-8 February 2015

Events and installations occur across the Swedish capital, alongside the furniture and lighting fair situated just outside the city. See Dezeen's coverage of Stockholm Design Week 2014 »

Feria Habitat Valencia
Valencia, Spain – 9-13 February 2015

The Spanish household design and decoration trade fair hosts 600 exhibitors, focussing on products made in Spain.

Surface Design Show
London, UK – 10-12 February 2015

Surface Design Show attracts over 100 companies showcasing pioneering natural stone, wood, tiles, recyclable materials, metal, living materials, paint, illuminated surfaces and coatings that can be used as flooring, cladding, ceiling, wall coverings and more.

Modernism Week
Palm Springs, USA – 12-22 February 2015

Take tours of iconic modernist architecture around the Californian resort of Palm Springs, including Frank Sinatra's 1940s estate.

Alldesign Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey – 19-21 February 2015

Two-day conference, coinciding with a trade fair.

BOOM: The Future of Latin American Design
Ponce, Puerto Rico – 19-22 February 2015

This showcase of projects from the emerging Latin-American design scene will be held in Puerto Rico.

Munich Creative Business Week
Munich, Germany – 21 February - 1 March 2015

Studios and exhibitions open across Munich to connect designers and brands, as well as showcase work to the public.

Design Indaba
Cape Town, South Africa – 25-27 February 2015

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 »

FutureEverything Festival
Manchester, UK – 26-28 February 2015

Speakers will speculate on the future of design and making during this two-day conference.

Back to top »

India Design Forum
Mumbai, India – 6-7 March 2015

Two-day conference featuring talks on the future of Indian design by prominent architects, designers, curators and critics.

Mexico City, Mexico – 6-10 March 2015

A series of talks and conferences concerning architecture and urban design issues takes place in Mexico City, alongside workshops and city tours.

Wearable Technology Show
London, UK – 10-11 March 2015

Speakers from leading companies share insights into the future wearable gadgets at this two-day conference.

Maison&Objet Asia
Singapore – 10-13 March 2015

Organisers of the Paris trade fair bring the annual event for home, decoration and design, to Singapore's Marina Bay Sands.

Cannes, France – 10-13 March 2015

This event on the French Riviera is an opportunity for developers to invest in new commercial and residential property.

San Jose, Costa Rica – 12-14 March 2015

Costa Rican architects, designers and photographers assemble for talks, workshops and parties at this multidisciplinary festival.

Reykjavik, Iceland – 12-15 March 2015

Icelandic designers open their Reykjavik studios and host workshops for the public over four days.

Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne
Saint-Etienne, France – 12 March - 12 April 2015

Under the theme The Experiences of Beauty, the ninth edition of this event and will host an exhibition of work by young Korean designers as part of its wider programme.

International Furniture Fair Singapore
Singapore – 13-16 March 2015

This annual furniture trade and business event encompasses interiors fair The Décor Show and product showcase Hospitality 360°.

Design Days Dubai
Dubai, UAE – 16-20 March 2015

Designers and galleries exhibit work at the Gulf's biggest design event, which takes place beside the world's tallest building.

Stuttgart, Germany – 20-22 March 2015

Showcase of independently produced furniture, fashion and jewellery from young international designers. Based in Stuttgart, Blickfang also pops up in Basel, Zurich, Vienna, Copenhagen and Hamburg.

Hanoi Design. Now
Hanoi, Vietnam – 22 March - 9 April

Vietnam's first locally focused product, interior, graphic and architectural design exhibition presented by contemporary studio Work Room Four.

Design Shanghai
Shanghai, China – 27-30 March 2015

The organisers of London's 100% Design event bring contemporary, classic and collectible design to Shanghai.

Back to top »

Milan design week
Milan, Italy – 14-19 April 2015

Hinged around the Salone Internazionale del Mobile fair, events all over Italy's design capital form the design world's premier occasion. See Dezeen's coverage of Milan design week 2014 »

3D Printshow New York
New York City, USA – 15-19 April 2015

Following editions in London and Paris, the showcase of additive manufacturing equipment and 3D-printed products moves across the Atlantic.

Back to top »

Milan Expo
Milan, Italy – 1 May - 31 October 2015

Countries enlist world-renowned architects to construct pavilions at a dedicated site in Milan.

New York design week
New York City, USA – 8-19 May 2015

Citywide NYC x Design showcases design of all disciplines in all five boroughs, coinciding with the annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) at Manhattan's Javits Centre.

Maison&Objet Americas
Miami, USA – 12-15 May 2015 The Paris trade fair branches out across the Atlantic to offer an annual platform for the North and South American trade and visitors in Miami Beach.

Frankfurt, Germany – 13-17 May 2015

Products from over 4700 exhibitors are divided into dining, giving and living sections at this trade fair in Frankfurt.

AIA Convention
Atlanta, USA – 14-16 May 2015

American architects congregate for two days of conferences and networking events, held in Atlanta this year.

Design Month Graz
Graz, Austria - 1-31 May 2015

Architecture and design exhibitions and workshops pop-up all over Graz for this city-wide festival that lasts a whole month.

May Design Series
London, UK – 17-19 May 2015

Four design shows combine for the second year, bringing together interiors, lighting, furniture and technology at London's ExCel centre.

Clerkenwell Design Week
London, UK – 19-21 May 2015

The central London district celebrates its concentration of architects and designers with exhibitions and parties in old Victorian buildings. See Dezeen's coverage of Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 »

The Russian Interior Show
Moscow, Russia – 19-23 May 2015

Russian and eastern European furniture and appliances for the home and office are exhibited at this trade fair in Moscow.

What Can Design Do?
Amsterdam, Netherlands – 21-22 May 2015

Amsterdam conference that includes workshops and brainstorms, to generate an exhibition of ideas that will result in a book.

Habitat Expo
Mexico City, Mexico – 28-30 May 2015

Exhibition of architecture, interiors and design in Mexico City, featuring a conference programme about Mexico's interior design industry.

Back to top »

London Festival of Architecture
London, UK – 1-30 June 2015

This month-long, city-wide celebration of architectural experimentation and practice takes Capital as its central theme for 2014.

San Francisco Design Week
San Francisco, USA – 4-12 June 2015

From tech inventions to emerging fashion and international architecture, San Francisco Design Week showcases the bay area's design talents, impact and innovations.

DMY Berlin
Berlin, Germany – 10-14 June 2015

The hangers of Berlin's former Tempelhof airport are filled with the latest products by European designers, while studios open across the city.

Chicago, USA – 15-17 June 2015

NeoCon is North America's largest trade fair and conference for commercial interiors.

Design Miami/Basel
Basel, Switzerland – 16-21 June 2015

Design Miami's Swiss branch takes place at the Messe Basel exhibition hall, extended by local architects Herzog & de Meuron.

Cannes Lions
Cannes, France – 19-20 June 2015

This established advertising festival on the French Riviera now incorporates product design into its prestigious awards programme.

One Design Week
Sofia, Bulgaria – 19-26 June 2015

City-wide talks, exhibitions and installations providing a platform for Bulgarian designers to present their work and an insight into the design scene in the Balkans.

New Designers, Part 1
London, UK – 24-27 June 2015

Fashion, textiles, metalwork and jewellery are all presented in the first part of this graduate showcase in London.

Back to top »

New Designers, Part 2
London, UK – 1-4 July 2015

The second instalment of this graduate exhibition features architecture, interiors, furniture and product design, plus graphics and illustration.

Design Parade 10
Hyères, France – 3-5 July 2015

The tenth instalment of the international design festival at Villa Noailles features a competition for emerging talent, a series of workshops and a vintage design market. The exhibitions remain on show until 27 September.

Back to top »

Open Design Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa – 13-23 August 2015

Annual cross-disciplinary city-wide event, aiming to create an educational, informative, inclusive, collaborative platform for the people of Cape Town to use design and its numerous disciplines.

Frankfurt, Germany – 29 August - 1 September 2015

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

Back to top »

Helsinki Design Week
Helsinki, Finland – 3-13 September 2015

The range of events organised 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 – 5-12 September 2015

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

Furniture China
Shanghai, China – 9-12 September 2015

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

London Design Festival
London, UK – 19-27 September 2015

Events from large exhibitions to intimate shows take place across the British capital, where top brands and young designers exhibit new products. See Dezeen's coverage of London Design Festival 2014 »

RE.WORK Technology Summit
London, UK – 24-25 September 2015

Leading technologists, entrepreneurs, innovators, and industry leaders come together to share case studies, research and technological innovations to integrate cutting-edge technology and science into our lives.

Vienna Design Week
Vienna, Austria – 25 September - 4 October 2015

A programme of events encompassing all areas of Viennese design includes exhibitions and site-specific installations around the city. See Dezeen's coverage of Vienna Design Week 2014 »

Back to top »

Chicago Architecture Biennial
Chicago, USA – October 2015 - January 2016

The inaugural biennial event in the home of the skyscraper includes exhibitions and full-scale installations around the theme The State of the Art of Architecture.

Monterey Design Conference
Monterey, USA – 16-18 October 2015

International architects are billed to join North American speakers for this three-day conference in California.

Dutch Design Week
Eindhoven, Netherlands – 17-25 October 2015

Young and upcoming Netherlands-based designers present conceptual and experimental design across the city. Includes Design Academy Eindhoven graduate show, Dutch Design Awards and DOEN Materiaalprijs. See Dezeen's coverage of Dutch Design Week 2014 »

Downtown Design
Dubai, UAE – 27-30 October 2015

Curated boutique fair showcasing a selection of innovative and original design-focused brands, now in its third edition.

Back to top »

World Architecture Festival
Singapore – 4-6 November 2015

A month later than in previous years, the World Building of the Year is announced as part of a series of conferences and parties at the Marina Bay Sands resort. See Dezeen's coverage of World Architecture Festival 2014 »

Neue Räume
Zurich, Switzerland – 4-8 November 2015

The eighth edition of the Swiss furniture and interiors show, held at an old industrial hall in Zurich.

Back to top »

Design Miami
Miami, USA – 2-6 December

The design world descends on Miami Beach for talks, exhibitions and parties at the USA's largest design event.

To submit an event to Dezeen Guide, please send details to [email protected].

Back to top »