Events for your diary 25.01.16

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From Stockholm Furniture Fair to Design Indaba, here are Icon’s pick of the design and architecture events taking place over the coming weeks that we think you should put in your diary

Henry Van de Velde Awards & Labels 2015
Bozar, Brussels
14 January – 20 March 2016


Belgium celebrates the best design and designers of the past year. Read more

DAM Award for Architecture in Germany 2015,
Deutches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt
30 January – 8 May 2016


An annual exhibition returns, showcasing the best of German architecture over the past year. Read more

Creation from Catastrophe
London, RIBA
27 January – 24 April 2016


An exhibition that explores the ways cities and communities have been re-imagined in the aftermath of disasters. Read more

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair
9–13 February 2015


One of Europe’s leading furniture fairs and the place to see the best of new Nordic design. Read more

Cooper Hewitt New York
12 February – 21 August 2016


The fifth installment of the museum’s popular contemporary design exhibition series, Beauty celebrates design as a creative endeavour that engages the mind, body, and senses. Read more

Design Indaba
Cape Town
17-19 February


In 2016 Design Indaba Festival moves its annual conference to Artscape Theatre in central Cape Town and takes on a renewed format. Read more

Objection! Protest by Design
Vitra Design Museum Gallery, Weil am Rhein
26 February – 19 May 2016

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This exhibition aims to uncover the informal physical structures, built by the student protesters in Hong Kong in the autumn of 2014. Read more

Zakka – Goods and Things
21_21 Design Sight, Tokyo
26 February – 5 June 2016


Japan’s own master of understated design Naoto Fukasawa tries to give an overview of Japan’s material culture and the possibilities of rediscovering the often overlooked and taken-for-granted stuff of everyday life. Read more


Design Shanghai
Shanghai Exhibition Centre
9-12 March


More than 300 exhibitors from China and abroad will show off their wares at the third edition of Design Shanghai. Read more

Clerkenwell Design Week
Various locations, London
24-26 May


Clerkenwell hosts the 7th edition of the annual design festival, with a series of showroom events, exhibitions and special installations taking place across the area. Read more





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