November Design Events to Look Out For!

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With each passing year, design is becoming a global want. Different cities want to give its people the experience of witnessing what design actually is and thus host design events and festivals. November is jam-packed with such events from all across the globe. Read through and choose the one you wish to attend.

With design-awareness growing at an unimaginable speed, there is a higher demand for designed things and designed services. This gives designers the chance to produce more and more to satisfy the clients and provide them with happiness. And with this comes a crazy schedule of events happening globally.

Here is a list giving a gist of these various events taking place in November 2018 for you to choose from!

15 – 18 November
Bikaner and Khichan, India

Of Raptors and Cranes – Wildlife Photography Tour of Bikaner and Khichan

If you are an animal lover and have a keen interest in bird observation, then this is just the right workshop for you to register with. Of Raptors and Cranes – Wildlife Photography Tour of Bikaner and Khichan offers you 4 days of sighting beautiful birds and animals in their natural habitat and capturing them through the lens of the camera. Enjoy the hues and shades of nature, witnessing the sun and the moon spread their magical wings and enchanting everything under their cover!


To Join Contact: Shreeram at  97400 83260
Or Email at Photography@Darter.in

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15 – 18 November 
Mumbai, India

Economic Times Acetech Mumbai

A premier platform for hosting and promoting innovations in the industry and creating better business networking opportunities among decision makers of procurement companies and suppliers, the Economic Times Acetech is once again back to the city of Mumbai from 15th to 18th November 2018. A pioneer in the domain of Indian trade fair, the ET Acetech is deemed the largest exhibition in Asia and the third largest in the world.


Venue: Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India

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16 – 17 November 
New Delhi, India

India Design Summit

India Design summit is a stage to bring the traditional fields of design in partnership with the technology and business towards the development of new products – real and virtual. It is a platform to create an enduring partnership between design and organizations leading to innovation and increased economic competitiveness. This is open to people belonging to the world of design be it software, engineering, human-interaction or product, industrial and graphic design.


Venue: The Park Hotel, 15 Parliament Street, New Delhi – 110 001, New Delhi, Delhi, India

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21 – 24 November 
Varanasi, India

Varanasi – Photographing Karthika Poornima/Dev Diwali Festival and Ancient Traditions

Varanasi, a traditional Indian town on the banks of the river Ganga glimmers and shimmers on the occasion of Dev Diwali celebrated on the evening of Karthika Poornima. Join the tour of Varanasi – Photographing Karthika Poornima /Dev Diwali Festival and Ancient Traditions, capture the beauty and elegance of this vibrant evening and also grab your chance for street photography capturing people celebrating and enjoying the festivities.


To Join Contact: Arun/ Shreeram at 9880006460/ 97400 83260
Or Email at Photography@Darter.in

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22 – 25 November 
New Delhi, India

India Art Festival

A contemporary art fair founded in 2011, India Art Festival is a model for dialogue and collaborations between art galleries, art dealers, art buyers, artists, interior designer, architects and art connoisseurs, bringing all of them under the same roof every year. It also provides opportunities to young emerging designers to get noticed and engage with the established artists.


Venue: Thyagaraj Stadium, New Delhi, India

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23 November – 02 December 
Bangalore, India

Bengaluru By Design

Addressing design, innovation and sustainability, Bengaluru By Design brings forth a 9-day long programme with creativity at its centre and a focus to make an impact on the public at large through learning, exchange and collaboration.Attend Bengaluru By Design to be design-inspired by immersing yourself in a world of design witnessing a series of engaging talks, installations, exhibitions, design districts and more.


Venue: Bengaluru, India

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31 October – 4 November 

Design Korea

Launched in 2003, Design Korea this year is celebrating its 16th anniversary. A chance to see the global design trends at a glanceand alsothe winners of the world’s most honourable design awards, this design business exhibition is alsoa platform to discuss the value of design and its importance in the future.


Venue: Kintex Hall 4-5, Korea

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2 November
United Kingdom

UX Brighton 2018 – Advancing Research

Design these days is all about user experiences and user interaction. One such platform to know all about this is the UX Brighton 2018 – Advancing Research taking place on 2nd November, a place for designers, developers, project managers, entrepreneurs, copywriters and everyone else who wishes to provide the best to their users in terms of experience and interaction.


Venue: Brighton Dome, England, United Kingdom

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5 – 8 November 

Web Summit 2018

A company from Dublin, Ireland that hosts events across the world,Web Summit is scheduled to be held in Lisbon from 5th to 8th November 2018.Quoted by Forbes as “the best technology conference on the planet”, it gathers the founders and CEOs of technology companies, fast-growing start-ups, policymakers and heads of state to ask a simple question: where to next?


Venue: Altice Arena, Lisbon

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8 – 12 November
New York

The Salon: Art + Design

From classic and abstract antiquities to Art Nouveau, Deco, Mid Century Modern and the 1970’s, 80’s and 90’s culminating in the latest work of emerging masters, The Salon: Art + Design showcases global material for every taste. With the world’s finest international galleries exhibiting historical, modern and contemporary furniture, ground-breaking design and late 19th through 21st-century art, the Salon is scheduled to take place from 8th to 12th November in New York.


Venue: Park Avenue ArmoryNew York

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11 – 12 November 
New York

BDNY – Boutique Design Trade Show

Boutique Design New York (BDNY) is the leading trade fair and conference for hospitality design professionals, serving the eastern United States, Canada and Europe.Ranked among the fastest-growing trade fairs in the U.S.,it links manufacturers, marketers and people from the design field and serves as the creative nexus of the industry.


Venue: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City

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12 – 17 November

Dubai Design Week

The largest creative festival in the Middle East, Dubai Design Week reflects Dubai’s position as the regional capital of design. It is a programme spanning over 6 days and made up of numerous events covering design across a range of disciplines including architecture, product, furniture, interior and graphic design. It acts as a catalyst for the growth of the creative community in Dubai, provides an accessible meeting point for the global design community and serves as a platform for regional design.


Venue: Dubai Design District (d3), Dubai

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13 – 16 November

Downtown Design Dubai

Happening in Dubai, Downtown Design serves as an opportunity for design to meet the commercial front. Based on the theme of Liveable Cities and set on the waterfront overlooking Dubai Creek, Downtown Dubai brings a whole lot of installations and exhibits along with curated talks and workshops. It will also showcase limited edition design from individual designers, studios and design collectives.


Venue: Dubai Design District (d3), Dubai

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14 – 15 November

A@W Milan

Dedicated to the theme of light, Architect @ Work, Milan is scheduled for 14th and 15th November 2018 in Milan. With thematic exhibitions focusing on the relationship of light with materials, the architecture, public and private space and photography, the event is dedicated mainly to architects and designers giving them a chance to live the space and appreciate the sensorial qualities.


Venue: Fiera Milano Congressi, Milan

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15 – 18 November 

Eastside Culture Crawl

A 4-day visual arts festival, Eastside Culture Crawl involves artists on Vancouver’s East-side opening their studio to the public. Focusing on emerging as well as internationally established artists, it is an invitation to anyone from the creative field to exhibit their work and it also hosts workshops for visual artists.


Venue: Vancouver, Canada

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20 – 21 November 

Sleep + Eat

Sleep + Eat brings together hospitality leaders with Europe’s foremost designers, consultants, architects and emerging talent in an attempt to merge concept, design, style and innovation to define the evolution of hotel, restaurant and bar design. It is an opportunity to celebrate and experience the industry’s creativity , gain inspiration and strengthen networking within the world of professional design.


Venue: Olympia, London

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23 – 24 November 

A@W Istanbul

Themed wood and architecture Architect @ Work, Istanbul is a 2-day event happening on 23rd and 24th of November in Turkey. With a display of innovative products for interior and exterior solutions in the construction and design industry, A@W is also a meeting point for design professionals and a platform for the audience to engage with these designers through talks, seminars and discussions. 


Venue: Istanbul Expo Center (IFM), Istanbul, Turkey

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22 – 25 November 

Design Fair Paris

Design Fair Paris by Les Puces du Design has been the first historical market exclusively dedicated to design from the 50s to the 2000s. The first of its kind, it is dedicated exclusively to vintage design. Believing in experimenting and bringing in the spirit of new and the unusual,  Design Fair Paris presents an upstream selection of exhibitors, who are specialized professionals, thus making it a safe and ideal place to buy design pieces from all periods.


Venue: Espace Champerret, Paris

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28 – 30 November 

World Architecture Festival

Dedicated to celebrating, sharing and inspiring outstanding architecture, World Architecture Festival is the only global awards programme where architects present their completed buildings and future projects live to a panel of internationally renowned judges and delegates from around the world. It is a call to the professionals from the world of architecture and interior design to showcase their best and also take back some inspiration from reputed global designers.


Venue: Rai, Amsterdam

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