Whether you’re a design junkie who prefers to be in on the action or a closet wannabe who’d rather trawl design blogs in the privacy of your home, you’re sure to find inspiration from these local and international design expos which are showcasing during the month of May.
AGIdeas International Design Week (AUS): 29 April- 3 May Find 40 of the world’s current leading thinkers in design. Design success is fuelled by a multi-disciplinary approach, AGIdeas is the most diverse design program in the world. You’ll be surrounded by hundreds of designers from Australia and Overseas. They are all coming to AGIdeas for the same reason you will: to learn, be inspired and to connect with the rest of the design community.
NYCxDesign (New York): 10-21 May Hosted in the world’s design capital, the 12-day event will bring together culture, education, commerce and entertainment with a full, varied program, including exhibitions, installations, trade shows, talks, launches and open studios. Spanning all disciplines of design, from graphic and product design to architecture and fashion, digital and urban design to furniture and design thinking.
Design Ex (Aus): 30 May-1 June Rediscover DesignEX, Australia’s longest-running design and architecture event in Melbourne. With industry-leading brands in furniture, textiles, lighting, architecture, bathrooms, surfaces & finishes, as well as seminars and workshops, independently curated features and a host of new brand alliances.
The May Design Series At Excel (London): 19-21 May Taking place at ExCeL in London’s creative east, the May Design Series brings together kbb LDN, The ARC Show, INTERIORS LDN and DX to serve the broad sourcing needs of the London-based interior design, property, architectural and retail communities.
Ecoweek Nordic Educational Intuition (Copenhagen): 13-19 May approx. 300 young architects, building constructors, engineers, landscape architects, industrial designers, energy technologists from around the world, will come to Copenhagen to work with some of the big climate, energy and environmental challenges that cities like Copenhagen are facing.