Top Interior Design Events Summer 2019
Designers grab your bags and business cards! Love Happens has curated a list of top interior design events not to miss this summer!
Featuring the world’s best shows, design weeks and furniture exhibitions, these events are sure to inspire you! At these shows, you can find tons of networking opportunities, events, seminars, installations, and exhibitions!
Top Interior Design Events Summer 2019
London Festival of Architecture
The London Festival of Architecture takes place across London from June 1 to 31. You have more than 400 events to explore, like iconic tours, architectural installations, workshops in extraordinary spaces, exhibitions, and political discussions!
This year’s theme is “Boundaries”. “To live in cities is to be surrounded by boundaries: borders, fences, walls, zones and city limits. Boundaries make us comfortable. They define us: they put us in our place. Good fences make good neighbors…”
Barcelona Design Week
The Barcelona Design Week (BDW) is an unmissable event on design, creativity, and innovation in Barcelona. The 14th edition will open its doors from June 12 to 20 with the theme “Transitions” with the goal to bring design to people and involve the industry’s main actors in the city of Barcelona.
At NeoCon in Chicago, there are thousands of innovative products for the interiors of buildings. From trade, health care, and administration, but also by companies and households. Alongside the exhibitions, there will also be conferences with numerous seminars and panel discussions.
Art Basel 2019
Art Basel will take place in Switzerland from 11 until 16 of June. It will bring the international art world together, with the world’s leading galleries who feature the work of over 4,000 artists.
Occurring alongside Art Basel, Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. Each edition brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from all over the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. In other words, Design Miami/ is the place where the world’s top galleries gather to present their exhibitions of 20th and 21st century furniture, lighting and objects of art.
LA Design Festival 2019
The goal of the LA Design Festival is to honor Los Angeles’ rich design culture. From architecture and interiors to graphic, industrial, fashion, set, costume and experiential design. This festival will showcase not only the best of the local design scene but also some national and international voices.
San Francisco Design Week
San Francisco Design Week (SFDW) is an annual week-long festival that spans the Bay Area: San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Oakland, and Marin. It showcases the unique intersection of ideas, design, business, and entrepreneur-ism. SFDW provides unique access to exhibitions and conversations with the designers who are shaping the future – from architecture to fashion, product design to digital services and everything in between.
The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market 2019
The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market is the industry’s largest gift and home furnishings market of the summer. It features more than 8,000 brands across all categories of gift, home décor and furnishings. It’s the perfect event for everyone that is in the home furnishings and gift furnishing industries, buyers from small, medium and even large retailers, designers, event planners, bloggers and media.
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Décor + Design Mel/19
In 2018, Décor + Design celebrated its 15th year and established itself as Australia’s no. 1 interiors event! Here you will have the opportunity to get inspired, source the latest products and trends and network with lots of influent people!
This year’s features include:
- The 15th edition of VIVID – Australia’s longest running design competitions & awards
- Design Laneway & Wall Street, showcasing independent studios designing lighting, homewares, furnishings, textiles and surface art.
- The International Seminar Series – Catch the latest design trends, features and interviews in the Seminar Theatre
- Get inspired by interactive design-led activity and future trends in the Trend Hub, Trend Tours and re-charge in the Trends Champagne Lounge.
Las Vegas Market 2019
July 28-August 21
Las Vegas Market is a world-class experience that is simple, efficient and exciting for exhibitors, designers and buyers. If you’re building a lifestyle brand, or sourcing for your next project, or you’re freshening your seasonal assortment, this market offers it all! From rugs, bedding, casual furnishings and furniture to gifts, handmade, housewares and tabletop!
By featuring a range of furniture, home décor and gifts, Las Vegas Market offers great value for brands, retailers and interior designers.
NY NOW Summer 2019
Held twice per year in February and August in New York City, NY NOW is where brands come to stand out and buyers come to set their business apart from the competition. The brands represent products across all categories, from home to lifestyle, from gifts and fashion to furniture and kitchenware. For the buyers who want to discover the best products for their business, the eleven product categories are organized into three collections: Home, Lifestyle and Handmade.
Words by Rita Archer