Moscow Design Week 2011
Event: Moscow Design Week
MOSCOW (RU) - Moscow Design Week – the most important annual design event in Russia, organized by Art Trading Group – will take place from 11-16 October 2011. The intense programme of MDW 2011 is dedicated to Design in an extended sense: starting from product, fashion and graphic design to the latest developments in architecture. The project, featuring both Russian and international participants, will occupy the main lecture halls and exhibition spaces of Russian capital. The aim of MDW 2011 is to create a platform for design in Russia and to set international business standards within the industry along with supporting business and friendship worldwide.
For the week Moscow will turn into a design cluster, bringing up such professionals in contemporary design domain as Karim Rashid, Giulio Cappellini, Luigi Colani, Paola Navone, Li Edelkoort and other stars.
MDW 2011 events will take place in Provision warehouses, Red October Chocolate Factory, State Museum for Architecture, Winzavod, the Journalism faculty of the Moscow State University and other well-loved sites in Moscow. The top city's galleries, showrooms and architecture and design studios will participate in creating an integrated space for design, a professional environment which everyone can enter tasting the hippest trends. Exhibitions, installations, talks, workshops, presentations, meetings with the professionals along with a variety of other events within MDW 2011 advance the development of cultural, economic and professional design climate in Russia, showing international trendsetters and buyers that Russia does create contemporary design.
MDW 2011 is one of the most important noble events in Moscow: installations and artefacts will adorn newly created site-specific spaces (Design Points) in the front rank cafés and showrooms of the city. A number of restaurants and cinemas will provide the map guides and other information about MDW 2011 through specially built Info Points.
Thursday | 15 September | 2011 | Russia | Art Trading Group