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Ahmedabad Design Week

Ahmedabad (India) Ahmedabad, India

Ahmedabad Design Week is a confluence of creativity, strategy and innovation. With bespoke workshops, networking galore, and talks by industry trailblazers, it's a melting pot of vibrant inspiration.

Landscapes in Craft Workshop: The Reimagination of Chinese Landscape

Hong Kong SAR , Hong Kong

Ma Yansong, one of China’s most influential architects, founder and principal partner of MAD Architects (MAD), offers a glimpse into the future of urban civilization with designs that artistically entwine natural and urban spaces, proffering a vision that rejects the notion of buildings as static structures and instead projects them as organic and vivid art […]

Design Doha

Doha (Qatar) Doha

Design Doha debuts its first biennale in 2024, showcasing design from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The festival hosts a series of events in its first week from 24 to 28 February – including exhibitions on weaving, architecture and Arabic posters, as well as a coaching programme for designers. Exhibitions will then […]

Spatial Design Workshop: Into the Architectural Wonders

Hong Kong SAR , Hong Kong

“Ma Yansong: Landscapes in Motion” is now showing at the HKDI Gallery! Featuring works from one of China’s most influential architects, Ma Yansong, founder and principal partner of MAD Architects (MAD), the exhibition offers a glimpse into the future of urban civilization – proffering a harmonious coexistence of urban landscapes, historical sites, and natural environments. […]

Geneva International Motor show

Geneva (Switzerland) Geneva, Switzerland

The 2024 Geneva Motor Show officially returns to celebrate its 100 year anniversary as a prestigious international event. The automotive world is changing faster than ever. Get ready to witness history in the making and keep up with the latest innovations in design and technology at Geneva Salon 2024.

Matter and Shape

Paris (France) Paris, France

The latest contemporary-design salon to hit Paris will debut during Fashion Week in a 3000 sq m Tuileries venue, aimed at a savvy, fashionable crowd. Launched last year by journalist Dan Thawley with Milan consultants P:S and trade fair experts WSN, the fair promises to showcase furnishings and materials already in production and available for […]

Sustainability Week

London (UK) London, United Kingdom

Sustainability Week focuses on helping businesses become sustainable faster. We are the independent guide to sustainability, helping our audience cut through the noise and supporting them as they achieve sustainability goals and reach outcomes with actual business value. We help businesses, policymakers, financiers, investors, NGOs and others achieve sustainability goals, faster.

At Eye Level – People.Space.District

The New European Bauhaus (NEB) initiative calls on us all to imagine and co-create a sustainable and inclusive future that is beautiful to our eyes, minds and souls. The defining parameters of the New Bauhaus are aesthetics, sustainability and inclusion. The Universal Design thinking and travelling exhibition "At Eye Level – People.Space.District" is based on […]

Nairobi Design Week

Nairobi (Kenya) Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi Design Week is a community platform and design studio for creatives to grow together and collaborate on meaningful projects.

DW! Sao Paulo Design Week

Sao Paulo (Brazil) Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo's annual design week returns in March for its 13th edition. The event focuses on innovation in design, architecture, urban planning and art. Taking place across seven districts in the city, last year's DW! Sao Paulo Design Week hosted more than 220 events and 120 exhibitors. Brazil's 11-day festival serves as a platform for […]

Design Open: Humanity x Design x City

Bengaluru Bengaluru, India

What can design do to help our city promote the well-being of its inhabitants? Thus shaping a more humane city vs just building infrastructure. We are posing this provocation to no less than one of the fathers of human centered and strategic design. We are thrilled to be presenting Patrick Whitney to Bangalore City! If […]

WDC 2024 CLUB Webinar


The WDC 2024 Club is a dynamic and forward-thinking youth group established to champion the voice and aspirations of the younger generations within the framework of WDC 2024. We are looking for students, youth leaders, mental health advocates, social media influencers, independent artists, technology leaders, climate activists, and among many more. What to Expect? What is […]

HKDI inspire* 2024: Circular Future

Hong Kong SAR , Hong Kong

“HKDI inspire* 2024: Circular Future” will present a series of master lectures from 19 to 25 March 2024, offering a captivating exploration of cutting-edge topics related to circular design and technology. This series will delve into the emerging field of spatial computing, the forefront of technology and design, circular materials, and the pivotal role of […]

Design Shenzhen

Shenzhen (China) Shenzhen, China

Under the theme 'The Fusion of Design and Technology', Design Shenzhen 2024 is a trade show for exceptional design pieces, showcasing the works of leading domestic and international design brands alongside an array of creatively boundless special projects. We aim to attract industry luminaries to participate in thought-provoking design forums. Moreover, Design Shenzhen places a […]

Free Keynote: The Future of Industrial Design Innovation

Orlando Orlando, FL, United States

The world has no shortage of complex problems that must be addressed. The design industry needs a radical new design approach that goes far beyond the original design thinking methodology. It needs a sustainable, purpose-driven design culture rather than relying on a theatrical and ad-hoc design process that involves cozy design meetings with sticky notes […]

Designing with AI Deep Dive


The landscape of Design is changing faster than ever. This event is our chance to dig into the value of industrial design, as emerging technologies like AI challenge the foundations of our industry. How can designers stay nimble with new skills? We’ll explore the tools, tech, and strategies that will make the difference for the […]


Barcelona (Spain) Barcelona, Spain

Digital designers, developers, filmmakers, publishers and theorists will gather at at Disseny Hub in Barcelona to share their creative process and discuss the future of online and post-digital culture. Talents, including Stefan Sagmeister and Pentagram’s Marina Willer, are scheduled to attend this year to speak, contribute their insights, debunk trends and collaborate with peers and […]

2024 Geodesign Summit

Redlands Redlands, CA, United States

Join thought leaders, innovators, and other visionaries at Esri HQ to learn how they are leveraging geodesign and geographic information systems (GIS) technology to improve sustainability and better plan for our collective future. The Summit involves presentations, panel discussions, lightning talks, and technology workshops covering a diversity of geodesign topics, and this year will feature presentations […]

EUIPO Intellectual property seminar on designs


EUIPO IP Seminar on Designs:  Navigating the Realm of Design Protection from a User’s Perspective We are pleased to inform you that this Seminar will take place online via Zoom. *Tentative Agenda 09 April 2024 09:30-09:40             Opening - Navigating the Design Journey 09:40-10:20            Session 1 - Insights from Designers 10:20-10:30             10’ Break 10:30-11:00            Session 2 - […]

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Please note that not all events listed here are endorsed by WDO.