A great help for the 2024 agenda of design lovers: the calendar of unmissable fairs with dates and locations month by month

Like every year, Interni offers its readers a calendar of fairs and events dedicated to design and the world of furniture not to be missed in 2024: and, in addition to useful dates and information, you will also find the most relevant ones in this constantly updated article news regarding events.

There will be the Salone del Mobile (dates and news here), with the new layout format for EuroCucina and for the International Bathroom Exhibition (we talked about it qui), and the FuoriSalone 2024, of course (the next edition will be held in Milan from 15 to 21 April 2024, with the Interni exhibition-event - which will be called Cross Vision - open from 15 to 28 April 2024).

Read also: FuoriSalone 2024: the Interni event

Here is a reminder for architects, designers, professionals and enthusiasts to inform themselves and keep up to date on the design fairs not to be missed in 2024.

Design fairs January 2024

  • Milan Homi, 11-14 January 2024

The first appointment to mark on the diary, in 2024, is Homi Milano. With a slightly earlier date proposal compared to the last edition, the exhibition dedicated to objects and accessories for living and living spaces returns from 11 to 14 January 2024, including furnishing accessories, accessories, decorations and tableware, textiles, essences and fragrances. https://www.homimilano.com

  • Imm Cologne, 14-18 January 2024 (and 14-18 June 2024)

It is the largest interior design fair in Germany, and returns in double appointment: from 14 to 18 January 2024 and followed by 14 to 18 June 2024 with the 'Spring Edition'. Imm cologne is dedicated to interior design news and trends, with particular attention paid to business, inspiration and networking. https://www.imm-cologne.com/

  • Maison&Objet, Paris, 18-22 January 2024 (and 5-9 September 2024)

Then follows MaisonObjet 2024, which with numerous innovations in the furniture sector, returns at two times of the year as usual: in January, from the 18th to the 22nd, and in September, from the 5th to the 9th. https://www.maison-objet.com/en/paris

Design furniture fairs February 2024

• Stockholm Design Week, 5-11 February 2024

A widespread event, the occasion in which Stockholm comes alive with events, exhibitions and open showrooms, all dedicated to design. Stockholm Design Week in 2024 will be held from 5 to 11 February, coinciding with the Stockholm Furniture Fair. To make it easier to juggle events and appointments, there is also the Stockholm Design Week app. https://www.stockholmdesignweek.com

• Nomad St. Moritz, 22-25 February 2024

Nomad Circle, the traveling and unconventional fair that combines contemporary art and collectible design, returns in a winter version, in St. Moritz, from 22 to 25 February 2024. The concept, founded in 2017 by Giorgio Pace and Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte, has venue for this edition at the former Hotel Eden, a 19th century landmark in the historic center of the city and adjacent to the iconic Tower of San Maurizio and Chesa Veglia. Nomad St. Morti is an opportunity for galleries, artists and designers from all over the world to meet. https://www.nomad-circle.com/destinations/destination_nomad_st. _moritz

Design furniture fairs March 2024

• Italian Design Day 2024 – update on dates

Like every year, the month of March hosts the Italian Design Day, whose 2024 dates are still being defined. With its first edition in 2017, Italian Design Day is the annual thematic event conceived and promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration and with the support of the Ministry of Culture. With a rich schedule of promotional events organized by the network of Embassies, Consulates, Italian Cultural Institutes and ICE offices abroad, it has established itself over the years as a support tool for the promotion of Italian design and its internationalisation. https://creativitacontemporanea.beniculturali.it/italiandesignday/

Design furniture fairs April 2024

• Milan, Salone Del Mobile.Milan, 16-21 April 2024

In 2024 the Salone del Mobile will be held from 16 to 21 April, again at the Fiera Milano spaces in Rho. After the last edition with the new Euroluce format, Salone del Mobile returns with a new layout designed for Eurocucina and for the Salone Internazionale del Bagno.
We talked about it here. https://www.salonemilano.it/

• FuoriSalone 2024, 16-26 April 2024

To animate the city of Milan during the Salone del Mobile, there is naturally the FuoriSalone 2024, which in 2024 is scheduled from 16 to 26 April. The collection of installations designed by designers and companies under the banner of a single 'container' theme returns to animate the University of Milan, while the whole city prepares to welcome the alternation of inaugurations, new showrooms and distributed events of the areas of the entire urban area.

• Venice, Biennale Arte 2024, 20 April - 24 November 2024

With Adriano Pedrosa as curator, the 60th International Art Exhibition will take place in 2024, scheduled from Saturday 20 April to Sunday 24 November 2024 (pre-opening 17,18,19 April). https://www.labiennale.org/it

Read also: Adriano Pedrosa is the curator of the 2024 Art Biennale

Read also: What the Biennale Arte 2024

Design furniture fairs May 2024

• Boat Show, 29 May – 2 June 2024

After the fourth edition in 2023, Venice returns to host one of the main international trade fairs dedicated to boating. The exhibition venue is always the Arsenal of Venice, in a suggestive historical context right in the center of Venice, composed of a water basin and fully restored ancient pavilions. https://www.salonenautico.venezia.it

• ICFF + WantedDesign Manhattan, May 19-21, 2024

North America's premier contemporary furniture design fair, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), together with WantedDesign Manhattan, the trade event for high-end North American studios and emerging international designers, presents at the Javits Center in Manhattan the best of new design products for residential, contract and hospitality. It is scheduled for May 19-21, 2024, in New York City. https://icff.com

Design furniture fairs June 2024

• Imm Cologne Spring Edition 2024, 14-18 June 2024

It is the spring version of the aforementioned Imm Cologne, which for 2024 is scheduled from 14 to 18 June. https://www.imm-cologne.com/ 

• Art Basel, 13-16 June 2024

From 13-16 June 2024 Art Basel brings together the international art world. It features over 200 leading galleries and more than 4,000 artists from five continents. The most famous art week takes place in Basel and its surroundings with numerous exhibitions and dedicated events. https://www.artbasel.com/base

Design furniture fairs July 2024

• Nomad Circle 2024 in Capri, dates to be defined

Following the 2023 appointment, the traveling format 'Nomad Circle' should return to Capri also in 2024. The dates are being defined. https://www.nomad-circle.com/destinations

Design furniture fairs September 2024

• London Design Festival, 14-22 September 2024

It is a must to mark the LDF in your diary for your return in September. London Design Festival which in 2024 takes place from 14 to 22 September, was founded in 2003 by Sir John Sorrell CBE and Ben Evans CBE, with the aim of celebrating and promoting London as the creative capital of design: in 2023 the 20 years, while the next one will be the 22nd edition. https://www.londondesignfestival.com

• Bergamo Masters of the Landscape, 6-22 September 2024

Maestri del Paesaggio, in Bergamo, is also scheduled for September: from the 6th to the 22nd of the month. Also known as Landscape Festival, it is the now famous experiential and open event dedicated to the promotion of landscape culture, which has taken place since 2011 in the bucolic setting of Bergamo Alta. https://www.imaestridelpaesaggio.it

• The Venice Glass Week, 14-22 September 2024

The eighth edition of the international festival dedicated to artistic glass is held in Venice, from 14 to 22 September 2024. Born in 2017, Venice Glass Week supports and promotes the art of glass processing, an artistic activity for which the City The Venice lagoon is renowned throughout the world. In 2023 the common thread was #TheArtOfFire, recording 152,000 international visitors and over 250 events between Venice, Murano and Mestre. www.theveniceglassweek.com

• Singapore Find, 26-28 September 2024

FIND - Design Fair Asia 2024 takes place from 16 to 28 September 2024 at Marina Bay Sands: a platform dedicated to professionals in the contemporary design sector who wish to access the dynamic Asian market of furniture, lighting, kitchen, bathroom and household items . A precious event designed to encourage networking, but also to trigger solid commercial relationships. https://www.designfairasia.com

• Bologna Cersaie, 23-27 September 2024

After celebrating forty years of the event during the last 2023 edition with an excellent recovery, the International Exhibition of Ceramics for Architecture and Bathroom Furnishings in Bologna returns to BolognaFiere from 23 to 27 September 2024. https://www.cersaie.it/it/index.php

Read also: Cersaie 2023: the return to optimism

• Verona Marmomac, 24-27 September 2024

The three days dedicated to Marmomac Verona are scheduled for 24 to 27 September 2024. It is the most important world fair dedicated to the entire stone production chain, from the quarry to the processed product, from technologies and machinery to tools. In a vertical hub populated by industry professionals, Marmomac Verona represents the event where business and professional development meet. https://www.marmomac.com

• iDesign, September 27-October 6, 2024

"Going through worlds. Design moving through time and space" is the concept of the XII edition of iDesign, which will take place from 27 September to 6 October 2024, in Palermo. iDesign brings to the Sicilian capital the exploration of the different meanings of travel understood in a physical, mental and spiritual sense, tracing a line that demarcates and connects geographically and culturally distant knowledge and practices, building and reconstructing imaginaries. https://www.idesignpalermo.com

Design furniture fairs October 2024

• InOut|The Contract Community, 9-11 October 2024

InOut|The Contract Community, the event dedicated to hospitality, will be held in Rimini, simultaneously with TTG, from 9 to 11 October 2024. From the furnishing of hotel rooms to landscaping, from the choice of materials for internal surfaces to the design of beach establishments: InOut|The Contract Community is the marketplace that brings together four indoor and outdoor macro events: SIA Hospitality Design, Sun Beach&Outdoor Style, Superfaces and Green Landscape.

• Edit Naples - dates to be confirmed

The cultural format Edit Napoli, the event that combines independent design with sector publishing, returns to the Neapolitan city in 2024, but the dates are still being defined. This is the event that supports, promotes and celebrates a new generation of designers, focusing attention on the rise of the designer-maker. Every year EDIT Napoli selects an international group of independent producers and artisans, emerging as an autonomous body in the contemporary design sector. https://editnapoli.com

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Cover photo: Nomad Capri, 2023