International Design and Architecture Events in March 2018
Your Guide to Design and Architecture Events in March 2018

Your Guide to Design and Architecture Events in March 2018

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Written by –
Vanessa Louie
on March 1st 2018
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Aspiring designers and established design professionals can look forward to another month of festivities this March, with exciting design weeks coming up in Asia, Australia and Northern Europe. Whether you’re looking to showcase your latest prototype or gain inspiration from world-renowned designers, international design events are a great platform to celebrate innovative design and to learn from the best of the industry. This month, we’re adding these five design fairs and exhibitions around the world to our must-see list. Let’s take a look.

Singapore Design Week, March 5 – 18

Singapore

Known as one of Asia’s strongest tech hubs, the multicultural city of Singapore is set to bring the region’s most talented established and emerging designers together for the Singapore Design Week on March 5 – 18. Now back for its 5th edition, the annual event led by DesignSingapore Council welcomes everyone to participate in exciting exhibitions, lectures, competitions and experiential activities.

Singapore Design Week 2018 | NONAGON.style
Singapore Design Week 2018

Watch out for:

International Furniture Fair Singapore 2018
Market of Artists and Designers (MAAD) @ i Light Marina Bay
SingaPlural 2018, showcasing the newest designs and prototypes as well as their design processes throughout the entire week

Singapore Design Week 2018 | NONAGON.style
Singapore Design Week 2018

Collective Design Fair, March 9 – 11

Skylight Clarkson North, New York City

Experience the energy of one of the busiest cities in the world this March 9 – 11 for the Collective Design Fair at the Skylight Clarkson North, New York City. Celebrating contemporary design from all over the world, the fair showcases intriguing designs through engaging exhibitions that promote dialogue between designers, artists, curators and enthusiasts.

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Collective Design Fair 2018

Watch out for:

Collective Conversations series allowing audience members to discuss ideas with esteemed artists, designers and curators

Object Permanence, a special exhibition by Collective Influence honoree 2018 Milan-based designer and architect Johanna Grawunder

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Collective Design Fair 2018

Design Shanghai, March 14-17

Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China

With over 400 participating brands and international galleries and designers from 30 different countries, the 5th anniversary of Design Shanghai takes place this March 14 – 17 at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. Set to be one of the biggest design events in the country, the show will also feature a star-studded line up of international design speakers such as Humberto Campana, Kelly Hoppen and more.

 

*Update: See our coverage from Design Shanghai 2018

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DesignShanghai 2018

Watch out for:

WGSN Global Future Design Trends, devices and workshops led by a trends expert on the emerging global design trends

Emerging Chinese Designer Award

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DesignShanghai 2018

Melbourne Design Week, March 15 – 25

Melbourne, Victoria

 

The city of Melbourne welcomes local and international designers to celebrate design and architecture on March 15 – 25 for the Melbourne Design Week. An initiative of the Victorian Government, this eleven day event runs for its second year to shine the spotlight on Melbourne’s growing design community and provide an inclusive platform for various sectors of art such as literature, therapy and indigenous designers.

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Melbourne Design Week 2018

Watch out for:

International Indigenous Design Charter Launch

Discussion on Affective Interiors: the Impact of Speculative Design hosted by the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Center

Denfair Design Loop, a chance to get up close and personal with designers and their work in their respective showrooms

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Melbourne Design Week 2018

Design March, March 15 – 18

Reyjavik, Iceland

 

Head over to the north to experience the best of Iceland design, architecture and fashion for the Design March Iceland from March 15 – 18. From  exhibitions on sustainable design to a discussion led by award-winning solar designer Marjan van Aubel, Design March will host an array of events geared towards making Icelandic design culture recognized on an international level.

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Design March Iceland 2018

Watch out for:

The Nordic House’s Inspired by Aalto: Sustainability as An Attitude exhibition

Guided Bus Tour of the new Reyjavik city with Mayor Dagur B. Eggertsson discussing the architectural, design and construction trends in the city

Design March Iceland 2018 | NONAGON.style
Design March Iceland 2018

Excited about these events? Tell us which one you look forward to most in the comments below!

 

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