If you are tired of scouring the internet for a list of the latest fairs in the design world, we’ve got you covered! Here’s a list of fairs for the month of January, and where they happen, when they happen and what they’re all about.
1. IMM Cologne
Where: Koelnmesse exhibition center in Cologne, Germany
When: 13 to 19 January 2020
What: This leading furniture fair takes place once a year in Cologne. The fair is accompanied by exhibitions, trend events, and roundtables that lead the way in innovation in the furniture trend market. Exhibitors can see how the final customers will react to their products with market tests.
IMM Cologne also has an important event called Living Interiors, which is going to be organized at KoelnmesseGmbH from 15 January 2020 to 21 January. Living Interiors forays into categories like architecture, designing, furnishings, and décor.
2. Formex Stockholm
Where: Stockholm, Sweden
When: 14 to 17 January 2020
What: This bi-annual trade fair puts Nordic design at the forefront. It showcases the latest trends and products in the areas related to gifts, home furnishings, and furniture. The exhibition will also be accompanied by various seminars on design and sustainability.
3. Maison and Objet
Where: Paris, France
When: 17 to 21 January 2020
What: This bi-annual Parisian trade fair attracts the best of international talent in the fields of decoration, design, and lifestyle. The fair also honors upcoming designers with an award that lets them display their work in the center of the exhibition.
4. IMOB – Istanbul Furniture Fair
Where: Istanbul, Turkey
When: 22 to 27 January 2020
What: This expo, started in 2005, annually displays modern trends in home furnishings, interior designs, and global furniture trends. Last year the fair saw more than 1 Lakh visitors, with at least 30,000 international visitors.
5. Architect@Work London
Where: Old Truman Brewery, London, UK
When: 29 to 30 January 2020
What: This unique exhibition has a unique layout created by C4 – Creative Fo(u)r to ensure that there is optimal contact between exhibitors and visitors. Visitors are automatically led along a route that winds its way through small, uniform modules. This year’s edition has the theme of sensory design, and designs which show how architecture and the environment converge.
Vivek is an interior designing wizard who has aided his clients with their sourcing requirements for over 1000+ projects. With a 15-year of industry experience, he launched his brainchild, Arcedior. A traveller at heart, he loves to visit new countries and attend the most happening design exhibition around the world.