Design Shanghai, one of the world’s most prestigious international design events as well as the leading design event in Asia, brings together the world’s most established brands, emerging designers from China and abroad, and internationally renowned galleries under one roof. Constantly breaking new ground, Design Shanghai has distinguished itself as one of the most important events in the design calendar. Every march at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre more than 400 leading international and up-and-coming design brands and galleries from over 30 countries will exhibit their ideas and inspirations through a mix of product launches, bespoke installations, design forums and exclusive networking events.
Design Shanghai provides a unique and exciting platform to network and establish long-term business relations with Asia’s top architects, interior designers, property developers, retailers and private buyers. Design Shanghai aims to explore how eastern and western design philosophies can work together synergistically across the five halls: Contemporary, Classic & Luxury, Collectibles, Kitchen & Bathroom and Workplace. The Classic & Luxury Design hall caters for the high demand for timeless design and authentic craftsmanship that is celebrated around the world. The Kitchen & Bathroom Design and Workplace Design halls present the latest innovations in their sectors, demonstrating the combination of quality materials, equipment and solutions. The Contemporary Design hall brings together a curated selection of leading brands and emerging independent designers. The Collectible Design hall is a platform to explore limited-edition design and its position at the intersection between the worlds of art and design.
Attracting over 46,000 visitors from 70 countries and regions, Design Shanghai offers the perfect platform for world-renowned designers and architects from across Asia and the West, highly influential property developers, as well as hotel groups, buyers, retailers, specifiers, key decision makers and journalists. The fair also drives international business collaborations by encouraging high attendance from trade professionals through its dedicated Hosted Buyer Programme. Leading international brands including Zaha Hadid Design, Kelly Hoppen Interiors, Lalique, Swarovski and Miele, as well as emerging and innovative studios, make it the year’s best opportunity for networking and industry exchange, for architects, product designers, developers and retailers based in Asia and beyond.
In addition to the hundreds of new designs and never-before-seen products that will be unveiled during the event, Design Shanghai will be enriched by an extraordinary selection of curatorial content from leading western and Chinese designers and brands. The show also boasts the best attended and comprehensive seminar programme in Asia, which will feature a variety of international design sessions presented by some of the world’s most pioneering minds. Over the course of four days, Design Shanghai’s Design Forum provides a platform for some of the world’s most renowned and innovative creatives to share their insights.