When it comes to design events this is a very atypical year, so most exhibitions will make a detour to the online form and showcase its beautiful luxury design pieces on various platforms that somehow, provide an alternative to such uncertain times. Today, Inspiration and Ideas brings to you a handful amount of design events that until de end of the year, will be thriving whether online or presently with all the safety precautions taken so you can still enjoy all the wonders of luxury furniture and modern design.
November 9 – November 14 (Virtual event)
Adapting to new realities and current shifts, this year’s editions of Downtown Design, will present designers and creatives investigating themes related to the locality, collective work, future imagining, and sharing of public space under physical and mobility restrictions.
For the first time in its 42-year history, one of the most well-known design events, Decorex, is adopting an all-virtual format that involves 3 days of networking, inspiration, and specification online. Taking place 17-19 November 2020, attendance for Decorex Virtual is free.
17 – November 19 (Virtual event)
FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is moving forward as planned. The health and safety of FLIBS’ staff, exhibitors, and visitors is of the utmost importance and as such will follow the industry-wide AllSecure standards created and implemented by Informa in coordination with association partners. The 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is taking place on October 28 – Nov 1, 2020.
October 28 – Nov 1
SLEEP & EAT
For 15 years, Sleep & Eat has been the destination for the hospitality design community to connect. Returning for the first time in an all-virtual format, from 17-19 November, Sleep & Eat Virtual will bring the hospitality design industry together once more for video meetings, speed networking, knowledge-sharing, and inspiration.
17 – November 19 (Virtual event)
This December, Design Miami is proud to launch its new Podium program, a selling exhibition concept that presents collectible design from both leading art galleries and independent design studios, curated by Curatorial Director Aric Chen.
November 27 – December 6 (Live Event)
FRIEDMAN BENDA EXHIBITION
On November 5, Friedman Benda will open an expansive art exhibition called What Would Have Been. On the heels of a tumultuous and unprecedented cycle of global design events, the art gallery will share a trove of modern design from over 30 studios filled with modern artists originally destined for exhibition in galleries, fairs, and museums across five continents.
November 5 – December 12
DAVID GILL GALLERY’S EXHIBITION
David Gill Gallery’s Spring Group Show presents key pieces of modern and contemporary art and design. Works by Dame Zaha Hadid, Sir David Chipperfield, Fredrikson Stallard, Mattia Bonetti, Lena Peters, Sebastian Brajkovic, Francis Sultana, Barnaby Barford, Garouste & Bonetti, Campana Brothers, Michele Oka Doner, Sebastian ErraZuriz, Milena Muzquiz and more.
16 Mar – 31 Dec 2020
GALLERY FUMI EXHIBITION
Gallery FUMI’s new exhibition gently reflects this new position, with its interior reconfigured as a contemplative domestic space. “We’ve all been through significant changes this year,” say FUMI’s cofounders Sam Pratt and Valerio Capo, “and we’re taking many things a lot less for granted – including beautiful works of design which are here to enrich our worlds.
17 September – 31 December 2020
Excited for these design events?