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DESIGN AGENDA: Get Ready for the World’s Best Design Events in April 2018 — From Moscow to Montreal, get yourself ready to attend the best design events worldwide.

No matter what your professional background, when it comes to being always one step ahead on the hottest trends, one of the best ways to achieve this goal is to keep a close watch on the best events worldwide. And with regard to Design, there are many events that happen around the world and you should take note already on your agenda for the next year.

Therefore, Daily Design News presents a super list of design conferences, tradeshows, exhibitions and festivals you should be looking forward to in April 2018. CHECK THEM OUT!

PLEASE NOTE: This article is under construction, so there’s still a lot of information to be included.
If you know any design event that isn’t included on this list yet,
please let a comment below and let us know more about it.


April 03-06, 2018

WorldBuild Moscow/MosBuild is attended by 64,490 representatives of wholesale and retail businesses, building and renovation organizations, interior design, architecture and design studios from over 81 regions of Russia.

WorldBuild Moscow/MosBuild: Exposition of building materials, equipment, tools, facades, roofing.


April 03-06

For the first time in its history, the Moscow International Furniture Show (MIFS), which traditionally took place in May, now will be shifted to April. In the same time slot, the International Exhibition Center Crocus Expo will be hosting BATIMAT RUSSIA, Russia’s major construction, and interior trade fair.


April 05-08, 2018

Art Paris Art Fair brings together 140 galleries from some 20 countries at the Grand Palais to explore European art from the post-war period to the present day as well as international emerging art scenes.


Rome, Italy
April 12–14

Hosted by the Sapienza University of Rome, this provocative forum spotlights new research on design’s role in shaping business, technology, philosophy, and culture.


April 13-15, 2018

Miart is a fair in which modern and contemporary art communicate constant references with explicit echoes; it affords a situation to grasp links between the past and present. Miart will emphasize this aspect aspiring to work on the possibility of testing institutional strategies that differ from existing models, the aim being to set out along a path in which Miart plays an active role in modern and contemporary production throughout the entire year, not just during the days of the art fair.

Plutschow Gallery at Miart 2017. Riccardo Beretta and assume vivid astro focus.


Rho (MI)
April 17-22, 2018

Created in 1974, the International Kitchen Furniture Exhibition runs concurrently with the International Bathroom Exhibition in the broader context of the Salone del Mobile.


April 17-22, 2018

The Milan Design Week is not a trade fair; He was born spontaneously in the early eighties by the companies operating in the furniture and industrial design industry. Even to this day, the individual promoters organize themselves to create a great collective event that focuses during the month of April, to coincide with the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan.


Rho (MI)
April 17-22, 2018

The biggest date on the world’s furniture calendar always falls on a Tuesday in April, marking the start of the annual Salone Internazionale del Mobile, a week packed with events, exhibitions and presentations, where everyone who’s anyone on the international furniture design and manufacturing scene comes together to keep up with the latest developments in the field.

Being at the Salone del Mobile.Milano means becoming part of a community that is now the undisputed international point of reference.


Rho (MI)
April 17-22, 2018

SaloneSatellite was the first event to focus on young designers, instantly becoming the unrivaled place for interface with manufacturers, talent scouts, and the most promising young designers, and is again running concurrently with the Salone del Mobile.Milano. Its creation in 1998 was essentially a declaration of faith in the creative potential of designers under 35. Many of the prototypes presented in the previous 18 editions have gone into production, and many of the 10,000 designers who have taken part over the years, along with 270 international design schools, are now big names on the design scene.


Vancouver, Canada
April 24–27

From the main stage talks, the artful configuration of viewing spaces, to the beautiful graphics in the venue, the D (for “design”) in TED is always worth watching out for. This year, TED hired Chee Pearlman as its design curator to invigorate the power gathering’s design program. Quartz will cover the conference with a special focus on design and architecture.

In Surprise TED Talk, Pope Francis asks the powerful For ‘Revolution Of Tenderness’ in Vancouver’s TED2017 conference.


April 26-28, 2018

Montreal International Design Show – SIDIM is the annual meeting point of design, architecture and building professionals and amateurs.

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