Interior Design Events 2021: Update Your Calendar!

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The beginning of a new year in the interior design world calls for new trends, new colors, and a whole new year of interior design events to look forward to! After 2020, let’s just say we are ready! To help you decide which events to attend in 2021 and ensure your calendar is up-to-date, Love Happens has curated this list of some of the top international interior design events of 2021.

Featuring the world’s most prominent trade shows, design weeks, furniture expos, and city-wide design festivals, 2021’s interior design events are sure to delight and inspire! Categorized by date, read on to find out all the important interior design events to keep your eye on this year.

JANUARY


The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market 2021

January 12-19

The industry’s largest gift and home furnishings Market of the summer, featuring more than 8,000 brands across all categories of gift, home décor, and furnishings.

Atlanta, Georgia USA

Top Drawer S/S21

January 25–29 (Virtual)

The UK’s leading retail trade event for creative lifestyle buyers, showcasing a curated edit of over 1,500 brands.

Virtual

imm cologne

Postponed until January 2022, 19–23

An international furniture and interiors fair offering everything from the basics all the way to designer items and luxury furnishings.

Cologne, Germany

DesignTO

January 22–31

Entering its 10th year, DesignTO (formerly the Toronto Design Offsite Festival) is where art and design meet at over 100 exhibitions and events across Toronto.

Toronto, Ontario Canada

Paris Déco Off

Postponed to January 2022

The «rendez-vous» of international interior designers and decoration editors.

Paris, France

NY NOW Winter Digital Market Week 2021

January 28–February 3

NY NOW is the market for HOME, LIFESTYLE, HANDMADE, and GIFT. It’s the market for the premier retailer to stand out from the competition.

Virtual

FEBRUARY


Stockholm Furniture Fair

February 8–14 (City & Digital)

Unfortunately, the world’s leading event for Scandinavian design, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair (at the Stockholm Fair) 9-13 February 2021, is canceled. However, you can digitally experience parts of the content and participate in activities in Stockholm city. Read more about what we can offer through Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair City & Digital edition 2021.

Stockholm, Sweden & Digital

Stockholm Design Week 2021

February 8–14

The most important week of the year for Scandinavian design!

Stockholm, Sweden

KBIS 2021

February 9–12 (Virtual)

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is North America’s largest trade show dedicated to all aspects of kitchen and bath design. 

Virtual

Surface Design Show

Postponed to February 2022, 8–10

The leading event for architects and designers to explore the best in surface material innovation.

London, UK

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A room by Massimo De Carlo at Nomad St. Moritz 2019 (Photo by Studio Vedet / Giulia Piermatiri / Courtesy Nomad Circle)

Nomad Circle – Nomad St. Moritz

February 17–21

Nomad revisits the classic idea of fairs and exhibitions to innovate a new format for the XXI century. A traveling event for collectible design, Nomad brings together a selection of the world’s leading galleries in incredible architectural locations.

Chesa Planta, St. Moritz, Switzerland


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Modernism Week Online Experience 2021

February 1–28

The ultimate celebration of mid-century architecture, design, and culture.

Online

MARCH


Singapore Design Week

March 8-12

The annual SDW brings together a collection of local and international design activities in Singapore.

Singapore

Mextrópoli

March 9 – June 9

A city-wide festival in celebration of architecture and Mexico City.

Mexico City, Mexico

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KOKET at Maison & Objet Paris January 2020

Maison & Objet Paris 2021

March 26-30

MAISON&OBJET is a professional trade fair dedicated to lifestyle, decoration, and design. 

Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, Villepinte, France


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APRIL


PAD Paris Art + Design

April 7–11

PAD, a pioneering event for Art and Design aficionados and collectors, has been reinventing for the past 24 years the Cabinet d’Amateur and the notion of eclecticism. All while anticipating the esthetic aspirations of its time. Season after season, it offers an intimate cocoon to those who have made decorative arts and design the core of their collection, driven by passion and heritage.

Paris, France

Christopher Kennedy Show House 2015
Christopher Kennedy Show House 2015

Modernism Week 2021

April 8–18

The ultimate celebration of mid-century architecture, design, and culture.

Palm Springs, California USA

Las Vegas Market 2021

April 11–15

Las Vegas Market sets the pace for what’s cool and cutting-edge in a cross-category showcase that spans furniture, home decor, and gift. One of the West Coast’s most prominent interior design events.

Las Vegas, Nevada USA

The New York Tabletop Show FortyOne Madison

April 13–16

“Whether you call it The New York Tabletop Market or The New York Tabletop Show, whether you insert Fall or Spring into its name, Forty One Madison is proud to present this event and bring all sides of the industry – both sellers and buyers – together, enriching each season, as well, with special programming, professional learning opportunities, and valuable social networking opportunities.”

New York, New York USA

Ambiente Frankfurt 2021

April 17–20 (Physical & Digital)

Ambiente sets the pace for the world of consumer goods. The unique diversity in the Dining, Giving and Living areas offers a comprehensive overview and shows the innovative capacities of this pulsating sector.

Frankfurt, Germany & Digital

Boston Design Week 2021

April 28 – May 9

Boston Design Week seeks to increase public awareness and appreciation of all aspects of design, foster recognition of the vital role design plays in our lives, and bring new audiences to a wide array of design industries and organizations. Their vision is to encourage the public to explore all aspects of design.

Boston, Massachusetts USA

MAY


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Omarocos place by Sella Concept featured in the Hemitextil Trend Book. Source: Photo by Nicholas Worley via Heimtextil.

Heimtextil Frankfurt 2021

May 4–7

Heimtextil is the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles.

Frankfurt, Germany

TEFAF New York Spring

May 7–10

Widely regarded as the world’s pre-eminent organization for fine art, antiques, and design, TEFAF runs three Fairs internationally: TEFAF Maastricht, which covers 7,000 years of art history; New York Spring, which focuses on modern and contemporary art & design; and TEFAF New York Fall, which covers fine and decorative art from antiquity to1920. 

TEFAF gives international dealers the platform to present museum-quality works of all eras and genres to a broad base of collectors and connoisseurs.

New York, New York USA

Art Basel Hong Kong

May 21–23

Art Basel Hong Kong features premier galleries from Asia and beyond. Underlining Art Basel’s commitment to the region, half of the participating galleries once again have exhibition spaces in Asia and Asia-Pacific. The show provides an in-depth overview of the region’s diversity through both historical material and cutting-edge works by established and emerging artists.

Hong Kong

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Source: NYCxDesign

NYCxDESIGN

May 13–18

NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s annual celebration of design, attracts hundreds upon thousands of attendees and designers from across the globe.

New York, New York USA


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Salon du Design Show (SIDIM) 2021

May 28-30

New. Discoveries. Trends. The Montreal International Design Show is a reference for all design lovers who wish to buy, or simply find, inspiration!

Montreal, Quebec Canada

TEFAF Maastricht

May 31–June 6

Widely regarded as the world’s pre-eminent organization for fine art, antiques, and design, TEFAF runs three Fairs internationally: TEFAF Maastricht, which covers 7,000 years of art history; TEFAF New York Spring, which focuses on modern and contemporary art & design; and TEFAF New York Fall, which covers fine and decorative art from antiquity to 1920. 

TEFAF gives international dealers the platform to present museum-quality works of all eras and genres to a broad base of collectors and connoisseurs.

Maastricht, Netherlands

JUNE


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Source: Photo by Luca Micheli via Unsplash

London Festival of Architecture

June 1-30

The London Festival of Architecture celebrates London as the global hub for architecture. The festival offers a lively and diverse program of public events across London, exploring the theme of ‘boundaries’ in 2019.

London, UK

Design Shanghai 2021

June 3–6

Design Shanghai is Asia’s leading international design event, breaking new ground and setting a precedent in Asia’s ever-growing design community.

Shanghai, China

High Point Market Spring 2021

June 5–9

The High Point Market is the largest home furnishings industry trade show in the world, with over 10 million square feet by roughly 2000 exhibitors throughout about 180 buildings. A must on your interior design events calendar!

High Point, North Carolina USA

Barcelona Design Week 2021

June 7

An unmissable event on design, creativity, and innovation in Barcelona.

Barcelona, Spain

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Galerie Mitterrand / Photo Courtesy of James Harris

Design Miami/ Basel

June 14–20

Design Miami/ is the global forum for design and a must on your interior design events calendar if you love art. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators, and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Occurring alongside the Art Basel fairs in Miami, USA each December and Basel, Switzerland each June, Design Miami/ has become the premier venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing, and creating collectible design.

Basel, Switzerland

Art Basel 2021

June 17–20

The Art Basel show brings the international art world together with the world’s leading galleries showing the works of over 4,000 artists.

Basel, Switzerland

LA Design Festival 2021

June 24

From architecture and interiors to graphic, industrial, fashion, set, costume, and experiential design, the LA Design Festival showcases the best of the local design scene as well as some exciting national and international voices. If you are in the LA area this is one of the interior design events you will definitely want to attend!

Los Angeles, California USA

San Francisco Design Week

June 7-13

SFDW is an essential week-long, city-wide festival that showcases the unique intersection of ideas, design, business & entrepreneurism that makes the Bay Area the birthplace of the future.

San Francisco, California USA

Révélations

Postponed to June 2022

Ateliers d’Art de France is sorry to postpone the Révélations, the International fine craft and creation biennial that was scheduled for June 2021 at the Temporary Grand Palais in Paris. The event is now scheduled for June 8-12, 2022.

Grand Palais, Paris, France

JULY


The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market 2021

July 13–19

The industry’s largest gift and home furnishings Market of the summer, featuring more than 9,000 brands across all categories of gift, home décor, and furnishings.

Atlanta, Georgia USA

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Martyn Lawrence Bullard at Decor + Design 2018

Decor + Design Mel/21

July 15–18

Australia’s no. 1 interiors trade event.

Melbourne, Australia

AUGUST


NY NOW Summer 2021

August 8-11

NY NOW is the market for HOME, LIFESTYLE, HANDMADE, and GIFT. It’s the market for the premier retailer to stand out from the competition.

New York, New York USA

Las Vegas Market 2021

August 22–26

Las Vegas Market sets the pace for what’s cool and cutting-edge in a cross-category showcase that spans furniture, home decor, and gift. One of the West Coast’s most prominent interior design events.

Las Vegas, Nevada USA


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HD Expo 2021

August 24–25

HD Expo is the leading tradeshow and conference for the hospitality design industry.

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada USA

SEPTEMBER


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KOKET at Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019

Salone del Mobile.Milano 2021

September 5–10

The international reference point for the furnishing and design sector.

Milan, Italy

Helsinki Design Week 2021

September 9–19

The largest design festival in the Nordic countries. Held annually in September, the multidisciplinary festival presents design from a number of fields as well as fashion, architecture, and urban culture. The 2020 event will be held at the legendary Olympic Stadium.

Helsinki, Finland

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Source: iStock by Getty

Paris Design Week 2021

September 9-18

PARIS DESIGN WEEK is an itinerary uniting 250 participants that all proudly promote first-rate design in Paris. At a time when new collections are popping up in stores and the new concepts for the autumn season are being launched, the event brings together the talents and forces of retailers, galleries, showrooms, hotels, and restaurants for eight days to share their experience in design and creation with the public.

Paris, France

NY Luxury Design Fair

September 9–12

The NY LUXURY DESIGN FAIR will open in September 2021 as an innovative and immersive design experience for designers, architects, and consumers. The new show is created by theMART, which previously produced the Architectural Digest Design Show (AD is not affiliated with NYLDF). Offering a fresh take on a twenty-year tradition, the NY LUXURY DESIGN FAIR will provide access to the best in home design, combining dynamic emerging talent with the newest introductions from over 300 brands. The fair will expose the world’s best designs, allow for a journey of discovery, forge a new path for inspiration, and redefine luxury for all.

Javits Center, New York, New York USA

Maison & Objet Paris 2021

September 10–14

MAISON&OBJET is a professional trade fair dedicated to lifestyle, decoration, and design. 

Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, Villepinte, France


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Top Drawer A/W21

September 12–14

The UK’s leading retail trade event for creative lifestyle buyers, showcasing a curated edit of over 1500 brands.

Olympia London, UK

100% Design

September 22–25

The event represents the commercial cornerstone of the London Design Festival taking place in the same week. The award-winning show is divided into four key industry sectors: Interiors, Workplace, Kitchen & Bathroom Design & Build.

Olympia London, UK

London Design Fair

Postponed until September 2022

Located in the creative heart of East London, the London Design Fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries, including independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features, and exhibitions.

London, UK

OCTOBER


NeoCon 2021

October 4–6

The world’s leading platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry. 

Chicago, Illinois USA

The New York Tabletop Show FortyOne Madison

October 5–8

“Whether you call it The New York Tabletop Market or The New York Tabletop Show, whether you insert Fall or Spring into its name, Forty One Madison is proud to present this event and bring all sides of the industry – both sellers and buyers – together, enriching each season, as well, with special programming, professional learning opportunities, and valuable social networking opportunities.”

New York, New York USA

Venice Design Week 2021

October 9–17

Venice Design Week is a festival featuring a week-long series of exhibitions, events, and activities that seek to promote and celebrate design.

Venice, Italy

Decorex 2021

October 10–13

An unparalleled opportunity for interior design professionals to discover exquisite creations from over 400 international exhibitors, returning to its high-end roots at the heart of West Kensington following a successful four-year run at Syon Park. This is one of London’s most luxurious interior design events.

London, UK

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Source: High Point Market

High Point Market Fall 2021

October 16–20

The High Point Market is the largest home furnishings industry trade show in the world with over 10 million square feet by roughly 2000 exhibitors throughout about 180 buildings. This is a must for interior design events!

High Point, North Carolina USA

Salone del Mobile.Milano Moscow 2021

October 2021 – Dates TBD

The Salone del Mobile.Milano Moscow is characterized not only by the superlative quality of the goods on offer – from classic furniture to trend-setting and luxury pieces – but also by the essence of the fair itself: a benchmark for interior concepts, showcasing a selection of pieces shown in Milan.

Moscow, Russia

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Source: WestEdge

WestEdge Design Fair

October 21-24

WestEdge offers the best in modern design in an environment designed to engage, entertain and inspire. The fair offers the opportunity to shop premium home furnishings brands—many new to the West Coast—and meet the designers behind thousands of inspiring products. In addition, attendees gain insight from leading names in the design industry with a full series of educational programs and special events.

Santa Monica, California USA

NOVEMBER


TEFAF New York Fall

November 9-12

Widely regarded as the world’s pre-eminent organization for fine art, antiques, and design, there are three TEFAF Fairs internationally: TEFAF Maastricht, which covers 7,000 years of art history; New York Spring, which focuses on modern and contemporary art & design; and New York Fall, which covers fine and decorative art from antiquity to 1920. 

TEFAF gives international dealers the platform to present museum-quality works of all eras and genres to a broad base of collectors and connoisseurs.

New York, New York USA

ICFF 2021

November 14–15

Over 900 exhibitors from across the globe showcase the newest frontier of what’s best and what’s in luxury design.

New York, New York USA

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Wexler Gallery at Salon Art + Design

Salon Art + Design 2021

November 11–15

Salon Art + Design returns for its ninth edition, presenting the world’s best design – vintage, modern, and contemporary. Enhanced by blue-chip 20th century and contemporary art, Salon will feature over 50 leading art and design galleries from 14 different countries, spotlighting the trends of collectible design.

Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY USA City

Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai 2021

November 2021 – Dates TBD

Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai is an international benchmark for creativity and design, and an unparalleled showcase for Made in Italy products and the Italian Way of Living in Shanghai. This is a “special” edition brought to the Chinese market by the international platform for furnishings that are the Salone del Mobile.Milano, showcasing a selection of top Italian companies, representing the pinnacle of Made in Italy and top quality manufacturing.

Shanghai, China

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Source: @marc.ange

Dubai Design Week 2021

November 8–13

The Dubai region’s largest design festival.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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DECEMBER


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R & Company at Design Miami/ 2019 / Photo Courtesy James Harris

Design Miami/

December 2-6

Design Miami/ is the global forum for design and a must on your interior design events calendar if you love art. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators, and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Occurring alongside the Art Basel fairs in Miami, USA each December and Basel, Switzerland each June, Design Miami/ has become the premier venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing, and creating collectible design.

Miami, Florida USA

Art Basel Miami Beach

December 2–5

Leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa show significant work from the masters of modern and contemporary art, as well as the new generation of emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works of the highest quality are on display in the main exhibition hall.

Miami Beach, Florida USA


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