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Nicoletta Murialdo
22 Oct 14 > 31 Mar 15
Start the International contest ‘The Taste of Chance’, open during the Reciprocy design liège 2015 (1 October – 1 November 2015), International design & social innovation triennial Art director: Giovanna Massoni. The call for projects is open to designers and design students of all nationalities The subject: “Design for food”, in line with the theme of the EXPO Milano 2015 in Milan: Feed the Planet.
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Desallcom
23 Dec 14 > 27 Apr 15
Online
FIM LAM and Desall are reinventing the bike with the new Velocity contest, looking for a ultralight, foldable, portable and with a very captivating design. Increased commuting needs, growing traffic along with high fuel prices and environmental concerns, call for new solutions to the mobility needs of a raising number of people throughout the world. FIM LAM is calling all creative minds of Desall to develop an innovative bicycle for city commuters and travelers of the world to move with ease and comfort. The newly designed bike shall be ultralight, foldable, “draggable” and portable.
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designaddict
25 Jan 15 > 19 Apr 15
Ecuries, Site du Grand-Hornu
The Futur archaïque exhibition presents the connection that currently exists between the immediate, short-term or even distant future and the past, the archaic – in the sense of returning to fundamental principles, (arkhē in Greek means beginning). It is illustrated here from the perspective of design. The exhibition highlights how young as well as not-so-young designers create objects that reveal our roots, which have been given a rough ride by modernity.
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Desallcom
17 Feb 15 > 20 Apr 15
Global
Elica Air Design Award is the new contest by Elica on Desall.com aimed at gathering innovative concepts for an aspiration hood for the kitchen that might address the needs of a context that keeps changing day by day, in which the person might indeed be the main character of the whole user experience. The participants are invited to submit original concepts studying new shapes, colours or geometries, searching for functionalities and potentials yet unexplored.
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Desallcom
18 Feb 15 > 30 Apr 15
Global
The company is looking for a new product made of crystal, with compact size and new shape, reinterpreting the features that made Cubetto and Beluga the company best sellers of all times. The new lamp shall be modular and belong to a family of products, in line with the lamp typologies featuring in the Fabbian catalogue.
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Desallcom
25 Feb 15 > 05 May 15
Online
Leroy Merlin is calling all creative people of the world to take part in “Light On and Take Care”, the new contest on Desall, looking for innovative solutions for the bathroom lighting system. The participants are invited to submit innovative proposals for the lighting system, that might be able to address the several needs for personal care, conveying the brand value and finding feasible solutions.
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designaddict
12 Mar 15 > 12 Apr 15
Saint-Etienne
From 12 March to 12 April 2015, Saint Étienne will be the world capital of design! The Cité du design is organising its 9th International Biennial devoted to prospective and innovative design. The Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne 2015 will be offering, over a one-month period, over sixty exhibitions and events (symposia, talks, forums, round tables).
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laurad
16 Mar 15 > 22 May 15
Singapore
INSIDE - World Festival of Interiors, the leading global interior design festival, has opened the call for entries for its 2015 awards competition. Comprising the most original and exciting interiors from the last 12 months, last year’s awards consisted of nominations from 21 countries across nine diverse categories. Entries are now open until 22 May 2015. Annually drawing submissions from esteemed practices and designers from around the world, including the UK, USA, Singapore, India, Australia and China, INSIDE offers a global celebration of interior design through a three-day programme of talks, awards and exhibitions.
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nysidpr
25 Mar 15
NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC
The challenges of preserving New York’s landmark interiors doesn’t end with their designation. Changing circumstances that mandate their conversion to different functions may bring about alterations that change the appearance and may compromise the integrity of the site. Hugh Hardy, H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture; Kitty Hawks, interior designer; and Justin Davidson, architectural critic, will join New York magazine design editor Wendy Goodman in a provocative discussion, introduced by Judith Gura, about the problems faced in preserving landmark interiors in an era of changing needs and a city committed to the pursuit of the new.
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nysidpr
26 Mar 15
NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC
Carolyn Englefield, interiors editor at Veranda, will present a lecture on her latest book, Veranda: A Passion for Living (Sterling, 2014), which embraces the idea of what makes a home exceptional — one with an unforgettable sense of personality and ardor. Englefield will showcase stunning European houses, from France and Italy to Switzerland and Sweden, sharing the design secrets and inner sanctums of tastemakers and trendsetters such as Axel Vervoordt, Jacques Grange, Veere Grenney, Kathryn Ireland, and Christian Liaigre.
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designaddict
14 Apr 15 > 19 Apr 15
Milano
The Salone del Mobile is the global benchmark for the Home Furnishing Sector. After the success of the 2014 edition, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile is reconfirmed as the acknowledged exclusive showcase for the latest in furnishing, with a vast range of top quality products in every conceivable style.
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designaddict
25 Apr 15 > 26 Apr 15
Tour&Taxis, avenue du Port, 86c - Brussels
Brussels Design Market, the largest vintage market in Europe, includes more than 100 exhibitors from Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland etc.
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designaddict
01 May 15 > 03 May 15
Halle CFF de Morges
Les Puces du Design is the best in design from the 30s to the 90s with over 90 antique dealers specialized in fashion and 20th century furniture.
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designaddict
08 May 15 > 11 May 15
Saatchi Gallery, London
COLLECT, the leading international art fair for contemporary objects. The fair, presented by the Crafts Council will present contemporary design works from some of the world’s leading craft makers and artists. Exhibitors will be bringing a selection of ceramics, glass, jewellery, precious metal, wood, textiles, stoneware and furniture.
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Specialist Glass Fairs
10 May 15
National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, West Midlands B92 0EJ
Original major specialist fair with around 90 exhibitors selling fine quality antique and collectable glass alongside contemporary artists showing their own work. Exhibition, refreshments, free parking.
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designaddict
10 May 15 > 13 Sep 15
Grand-Hornu
Jasper Morrison (London, 1959) is a designer respected and celebrated around the world. Grand-Hornu is thrilled to host his first-ever retrospective. This major event will bring together key moments in his 35-year career, across furniture, kitchenware and home electronics. These pieces will be accompanied by archival material in a specially designed installation that stays true to his principle of beguiling simplicity.
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eronjohnsonantiques
16 May 15
Denver, Colorado 80223
Voted Denver’s Best New Flea Market in 2014 by Westword, this curated market brings together emerging artisans and local, independent businesses selling vintage, antique and hip, handmade products. The market has expanded this year to over 85 booths and food trucks setting up shop in the architectural antiques yard of Eron Johnson Antiques.
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designaddict
17 May 15 > 04 Oct 15
New York, NY
This is the first major exhibition to focus on the German-born Grete Stern and the Argentinean Horacio Coppola, two leading figures of avant-garde photography who established themselves on both sides of the Atlantic. The exhibition begins in the late 1920s with each artist’s initial forays into photography and typographic design.
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designaddict
17 May 15
Erno Goldfinger's Haggerston School, London E2 8LS
If you are mad about The Eames, Jacobsen, Bertoia, Nelson, Wegner, Charley Harper and The Days you will definitely get your fill from Europe’s best Midcentury Dealers in furniture, ceramics, glass, wallpaper, vintage fabrics, industrial, clocks, collectable posters and much, much more.
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Les Puces du Design
28 May 15 > 31 May 15
Place des Vins de France à Bercy Village - Paris 12°
From May 28 to 31, the Puces du Design gives you a rendez-vous for a famous edition with the participation of about one hundred antique dealers specialized in 20th century and who are coming from all over in Europe ; and an exhibition dedicated to the origine of the outdoor furniture presented by the gallerist and collector Patrice Chevreux.
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Ravi Poovaiah
03 Dec 15 > 05 Dec 15
Mumbai
This international event is aimed at creating design awareness on sustainability bringing focus on water and simultaneously offers a platform for interaction for the art, design and media community. The events are centered around the interests of students, educationalists and practicing professional designers. The event is expected to throw light on the role of art, design and media in an interconnected global world within the context of sustainability.