Upcoming industry events and awards

Design Week Portland

4 – 11 October 2014
Portland, USA


Design Week is a celebration of Portland as a city of design. The event explores everything about design, from process to practice.

Domaine de Boisbuchet
22 June – 13 September 2014
Boisbuchet, France


This event sees architects and designers come together to host interactive workshops for professionals and students with a keen interest in the creative process of design.


Barcelona Design Week
2 – 14 June 2014
Barcelona, Spain


Barcelona Design Week is an international event featuring exhibitions and networking sessions. The event is organised by BCD Barcelona Design Centre and focuses on design and creativity.

São Paulo Design Weekend
14 – 17 August 2014
São Paulo, Brazil


The largest international design event in Latin America, Design Weekend is a celebration of Latin American design.

Bird & Bird's 3D Printing Forum – Save the Date
18 September 2014
London, United Kingdom

We will be holding a 3D Printing Forum evening, taking a look at how 3D printing is influencing a range of different industries. If you are interested please contact Lindsay Gibbons.

London Design Festival
13 – 21 September 2014
London, United Kingdom


During the annual London Design Festival, there are hundreds of events where leading brands and new designers gather to showcase their new products. The festival is a celebration of London as the design capital of the world.

DMY Berlin
28 May - 1 June 2014
Berlin, Germany


The annual DMY International Design Festival Berlin brings together both celebrated and up-and coming designers for workshops and symposia. Throughout the festival, delegates explore the current topics and look to the future trends in design.

Furniture China
10 – 14 September 2014
Shanghai, China


The 20th China International Furniture Expo featuring contemporary and classic furniture designs.

Downtown Design Dubai
28 – 31 October 2014
Dubai, UAE


An international design trade fair organised by the team behind Art Dubai and Design Days Dubai—two of the region’s most successful annual fairs. Downtown Design showcases the top new technologies, furniture, textiles, lighting and accessories.

Melbourne Indesign
22 – 23 August 2014
Melbourne, Australia


Since 2004, Melbourne Indesign has been held biannually, highlighting the most ground-breaking ideas and new products.

World Architecture Festival
1 - 3 October 2014


The largest architectural awards programme in the world, this event sets the standard for architectural excellence. Talented architects from around the world gather to celebrate construction design.

Il Salone Internazionale del Mobile
8 - 13 April 2014
Milan, Italy

Since 1961, the Salone del Mobile has been an exclusive platform for the Home Furnishing Sector. The event promotes Italian furniture and furnishings, setting the global benchmark for the world of furniture design and production.