From Salone del Mobile 2023 (and the new Euroluce) to Paris MaisonObjet 2023, passing through Nomad Circle at Art Basel > (with Design Miami Basel 2023), there are numerous appointments to mark on the agenda for the year that opens for design, interior design, trends and architecture enthusiasts.
We have collected the useful information to navigate the 2023 design furniture fairs, in a memorandum to be consulted month by month, from January 2023 until December, whether you want to visit as professionals, insiders or simply as enthusiasts.
On internimagazine.it we will obviously follow them closely, offering you previews and/or reports from the individual events.
However, below is a very useful memorandum to be consulted on occasion (a valuable aid in compiling your 2023 agenda).
The 2023 furniture design fairs: calendar with dates and locations
Maison&Objet, Paris, 19-23 January 2023 (and 7-11 September 2023)
To inaugurate next year's calendar, MaisonObjet 2023 will firstly be held from 19 January 2023 to 23 January, to then return from 7 to 11 September 2023. MaisonObjet is the Parisian appointment that is repeated every six months, addressing all those waiting for the news from the world of furniture. https://www.maison-objet.com/en/paris
Milan Homi, 26-29 January 2023
Also in January, the fair dedicated to objects and accessories for living and living spaces returns: Milano Homi. On display furnishing accessories, accessories, decorations and tableware, textiles, essences and fragrances. In a mix of inspirations for domestic environments. https://www.homimilano.com
Stockholm Design Week, 6-12 February 2023
Stockholm Design Week is the annual appointment that 'dresses' Stockholm with the latest design innovations. Born in 2002 on the occasion of the Stockholm Furniture Fair, it is the occasion in which the capital is populated by inaugurations of spaces, showrooms, presentations and exhibitions, but also 'open' studios. This year, for the first time post-pandemic, it returns to the traditional February date. https://www.stockholmdesignweek.com
St. Moritz Nomad, 23-26 February 2023
It is the winter version of the most classic appointment signed by Nomad Circle – the traveling and unconventional fair, which combines contemporary art and collectible design. The concept, founded in 2017 by Giorgio Pace and Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte, is strongly rooted in the cultural essence of the place where it takes place: each appointment reveals a new location, of architectural significance, which frames the dialogue born from the network of participating international galleries and exhibitors. https://www.nomad-circle.com/destinations/destination_nomad_st. _moritz
Italian Design Day 2023 – update on dates
For the dates of Italian Design Day 2023, watch this space: in fact, they have not yet been announced.
With its first edition in 2017, Italian Design Day is the annual thematic review 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 internationalization. https://creativitacontemporanea.beniculturali.it/italiandesignday/
Milan, Salone Del Mobile.Milan, 18-23 April 2023
After two unusually summer editions and one canceled in 2020, the Salone del Mobile 2023 returns to its traditional spring date: from 18 to 23 April the Salone del Mobile will be held in the Fiera Milano district in Rho. There will be huge news, which we talked about here.
The section not to be missed is Euroluce, where a new layout and exhibition approach has completely changed the characteristics of the fair. https:// www.salonemilano.it/
FuoriSalone 2023, 17-26 April 2023
In support of the Salone del Mobile 2023, the FuoriSalone 2023 naturally returns, which will take place from 17 to 26 April next year. The collection of installations conceived by designers and companies under the banner of a single 'container' theme will once again enliven the University of Milan, while the whole city prepares to welcome the alternation of inaugurations, new showrooms and events areas of the entire urban area.
Venice, Architecture Biennale 2023, 20 May - 26 November 2023
From Saturday 20 May to Sunday 26 November 2023 the Venice Biennale is back (with pre-opening 18 and 19 May), this time dedicated to Architecture. The curator - architect, professor of architecture and writer - Lesley Lokko commented: "We architects have a unique opportunity to propose ambitious and creative ideas that help us imagine a more equitable and optimistic future together". We will talk a lot about it on internimagazine.it so watch this space. https://www.labiennale.org/it
Boat Show, 31 May – 4 June 2023
Venice hosts the fourth edition of the 2023 Boat Show from 31 May to 4 June next year. The exhibition venue is the Arsenale of Venice, symbol of the centuries-old military domination of the Serenissima Republic and the beating heart of its naval industry, 30,000 m2 outdoors and 5,000 m2 indoors are set up for the occasion. https://www.salonenautico.venezia.it
New York, ICFF + WantedDesign Manhattan, May 21-23, 2023
The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), North America's premier contemporary furnishing design fair, and WantedDesign Manhattan, a trade event for high-end North American studios and international emerging designers, present the best in new and innovative design-driven products for the residential, contract, and hospitality markets in New York City from 21 to 23 May 2023. The ICFF + WantedDesign Manhattan Talks, also provide targeted sessions of panels, presentations and talks led by key figures in the sector.Claire Pijoulat and Odile Hainaut, co-founders of WantedDesign have recently added news responsibilities as Brand Directors for ICFF, in addition to their roles leading WantedDesign Manhattan. https://icff.com
Imm Koln 2023, 4-7 June 2023
The international interior design exhibition will inaugurate the new four-day summer version in 2023. The appointment to discover the main trends of the sector and the living worlds of tomorrow, together with the players of the industry, is for Sunday 4 and until Wednesday 7 June 2023. https://www.koelnmesse.it/imm/
Art Basel and Design Miami Basel, June 15-18, 2023
From 15 to 18 June 2023, Art Basel showcases art from the 20th and 21st centuries. Basel becomes a meeting point where artists, collectors and personalities from the art scene exhibit modern and contemporary works. It is the main fair of the international art market, with about 250 selected galleries from every corner of the planet.
But we point it out above all because Design Miami Basel is broadcast at the same time. After the successful edition in Miami in December 2022 (read here), the curatorship of Maria Cristina Didero finally arrives in Europe (the Paris appointment, scheduled for last October, was never realised). https://www.basel.com/it/eventi/art- basel
Copenhagen World Capital Of Architecture 2023
La città di Copenaghen è stata ufficialmente designata Capitale Mondiale dell'Architettura UNESCO-UIA per il 2023 dal Direttore Generale dell'UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, su raccomandazione dell'Assemblea Generale dell'Unione Internazionale degli Architetti (UIA). In qualità di capitale mondiale dell'architettura per il 2023, Copenaghen ospiterà eventi e programmi sul tema "Sustainable Futures - Leave No One Behind": in collaborazione con l'Associazione Danese degli Architetti e vari enti professionali nordici, il comune esaminerà come l'architettura e il design urbano contribuiscano al raggiungimento dei 17 Obiettivi di Sviluppo Sostenibile delle Nazioni Unite. https://www.unesco.org/en/articles/copenhagen-named-unesco-uia-world-capital-architecture-2023
Nomad Circle 2023 in Capri, 6-9 July 2023
Another appointment for the event with the 'Nomad Circle' itinerant concept, which from 6 to 9 July 2023 will move to Capri for its eleventh edition. Last year, for the 2022 edition, the protagonist location was the Certosa di San Giacomo: the oldest historic building (it was built in 1371 by Count Giacomo Arcucci, secretary of Queen Giovanna I) on the island of Capri. https://www.nomad-circle.com/destinations
London Design Festival, 16-24 September 2023
The first stop after returning from the summer break is the London Design Festival, which takes place in the capital from 16 to 24 September 2023. Next year will be a celebration of LDF's twenty years of activity, with an articulated program full of stories, talk projects and forums to participate in. https://www.londondesignfestival.com
The Venice Glass Week, 9-7 September 2023
The international festival dedicated to artistic glass returns to Venice, from 9 to 17 September 2023.
While in 2022 - on the occasion of the United Nations International Year of Glass - the event together with the Vision Milan Glass Week gave life to the Italian Glass Week in a completely exceptional way, for next year the two entities will once again be autonomous . www.theveniceglassweek.com
Vision Milan Glass Week will instead be held in Milan, from 5 to 8 September 2023.
Bergamo Masters of the Landscape
Also in the month of September (dates to be confirmed) the new edition of Masters of the Landscape is expected in Bergamo. It is an experiential and open event - also called Landscape Festival - dedicated to the promotion of landscape culture, which has been taking place since 2011 in the bucolic setting of Bergamo Alta. https://www.imaestridelpaesaggio.it
Singapore Find, September 21-23, 2023
FIND - Design Fair Asia 2023 returns from 21 to 23 September in Marina Bay Sabbie, Singapore, where it will present the latest in contemporary design including products, solutions and innovative projects. It is the event that acts as a glue between professionals in the furniture, lighting, kitchen, bathroom and household items sector on the Asian market.
The event takes place at Expo & Convention Center (Level 1, Halls A, B and C), for its second edition. https://www.designfairasia.com
Bologna Cersaie, 25-29 September 2023
The International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings in Bologna will take place, for the 2023 edition, during the week of 25-29 September, at BolognaFiere. In 2023 the anniversary of the fortieth annual appointment will also fall. While waiting for more details, we remind you that Cersaie 2022 recorded 91,296 visitors, with an increase of around 50% compared to the previous year's edition, which had marked the return to the post-pandemic fair. https://www.cersaie.it/it/index.php
Verona Marmomac, 26-29 September 2023
Marmomac Verona will take place next year from 26 to 29 September 2023. It is the most important world fair dedicated to the entire lithic production chain, from the quarry to the finished product, from technologies and machinery to tools. In a vertical hub populated by industry professionals, Marmomac Verona represents the appointment where business and professional updating meet. https://www.marmomac.com
InOut|The Contract Community, 11 - 13 October 2023
A new format will be added to the Rimini calendar of IEG - Italian Exhibition Group from 2023. A format conceived to promote and catalyse the evolution of the entire travel industry, through proposals, training, tools, contamination and networking capable of outlining its future coordinates. With InOut|The Contract Community, the world of Contract and Hospitality Supplies will count on a dedicated format, which will make its debut at the same time as the next edition of TTG Travel Experience by Italian Exhibition Group, from 11 to 13 October at the Fiera di Rimini Exhibition Centre. The new format will be divided into four distinct areas: SIA Hospitality Design, SUN Beach&Outdoor Style, Superfaces, and the new Greenscape, where companies and professionals from the garden design and construction industry will be present, involving brands of outdoor furniture, fittings and accessories, structures - screens, pergolas, conservatories, flooring - and lighting. www.inoutexpo.it
Edit Naples - dates to be confirmed
The cultural format Edit Napoli, the event that combines independent design with sector publishing, will also return to the Neapolitan city in 2023, 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 independent body in the contemporary design sector. https://www.internimagazine.it/design/edit -naples-2021-program/
Milan Me - Construction Exhibition - Ex Made, 15-18 November 2023
More familiarly known as 'MADE Expo', Milano Me will meet from 15 to 18 November 2023 at FieraMilano – Rho. With this new format, the former MADE Expo community will find the answers in two ultra-specialised trade fairs: the Construction Fair and the Involucro Fair. The former will bring to the fair software and technologies for design and Building Information Modeling (BIM), but also products and services for structures, infrastructures and building systems; safety and construction site equipment; proposals for energy requalification, thermal insulation and comfort. While the Salone Involucro will instead focus on the display of frames, windows and doors; facades and roofs; components and accessories; closures and solutions for dimming and automation; sun and insect screens. https://www.madeexpo.it
Miami, Design Miami/Basel Art Basel Miami - dates to be confirmed
Last pre-Christmas appointment, as per tradition, Design Miami/Basel returns with 6 days of appointments in November 2023. The dates and the program are to be defined. https://www.basel.com/it/eventi/art- basel