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2023 Interior design events and trade shows

Because trade shows, furniture fairs, exhibitions, and conferences are the bread and butter of the interior design industry.

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Welcome to the crazy, fun, exciting year that is 2023. As we finish 2022, we’ve got our eyes set on the big interior design and architecture fairs, trade shows, exhibitions, design weeks and conferences of the following year. Join our investigation and pick your go-tos!

January 

Maison & Objet, France

Maison & Objet is a bi-annual event which celebrates the latest in lifestyle, art and decor. Scheduled for January 19 to 23, 2023, we can assure you: beauty is at your fingertips.

Paris Deco Home, France

Close to the event above, Deco Home will be taking place from January 18 to 22, 2023. The fair will showcase furniture, lighting, carpeting, home textiles and decoration accessories from the most prestigious, luxury brands in the world.

January Furniture Show 2023, UK

The January Furniture Show is a premium furniture wholesaler event held annually at the Birmingham NEC. You’ll enjoy a diverse range of suppliers in exclusive attractively arranged displays, with hundreds of items all under one roof.

February

Stockholm Furniture Fair 2023, Sweden

Stockholm Furniture Fair is the world's largest gathering of Scandinavian designers and suppliers. For a few days, their halls will be filled with the greatest of Scandinavian furniture and lighting design for both residential and commercial spaces. Interested? You can find them from February 7 to 11, 2023, in Stockholmsmässan.

Surface Design Show, UK

The Surface Design Show is the UK's leading event for architects and designers to discover the most innovative surface material innovations. Find them on February 7 to 9, 2023, in the Business Design Centre by Angel, Islington. 

Object Rotterdam 2023, Netherlands

OBJECT is a one-of-a-kind pop-up platform for established and emerging designers, as well as limited editions. Working in a variety of design disciplines and materials, OBJECT’s February 10 to 12, 2023 run will be the place to view the leading edge of design, crafts, fashion, architecture, and art.

Cevisama, Spain

If you’re interested in ceramics, bathrooms, and the cutting edge of natural stone, you have to go to Cevisama in Valencia from February 27 to March 3. 

Workspace Show 2023, UK

Again in Angel’s Business Design Centre, we have the Workspace Show 2023, running from February 27 to 28, 2023. Explore the work of tomorrow, all under one roof.

March

Futurebuild London, UK

Futurebuild serves as a platform for inspirational ideas, innovative solutions, and information sharing in order to advance sustainable building and help us attain net zero objectives. From March 7 to 9 at ExCel London, get geared up for new ideas to our biggest challenges.

London Design Week, UK

The much-anticipated London Design Week 2023 is a spring design and décor expo overflowing with innovative ideas, inspiration, and insights. From March 13 to 17, you’ll be the first to see and source the newest releases, and hear from the finest in the business, whether you're a trade professional or a design enthusiast.

April

Salone del Mobile 2023, Italy

If you can only attend one – this is it. Salone del Mobile, running from April 18 to 23, is the blueprint for incredible interiors shows. If you want to see interior design in action and meet the creme de la creme, you found it.

May

DesignMarch 2023, Iceland

DesignMarch, Iceland's largest design festival, will take place from May 3 to 7, 2023. The event brings together visitors interested in progressive design and innovation.

NYCxDESIGN, USA

With hundreds of activities addressing interior design and innovation, creativity, culture, diversity, sustainability, and resiliency, NYCxDesign, running from May 18 to 25, attracts 300,000+ national and international visitors. As a non-profit, NYCxDESIGN also operates a year-round programme that promotes diversity, equal opportunity, and inclusion in the city's design professions.

Start of Venice Architecture Biennale 2023, Italy

The 18th International Architecture Exhibition will take place from Saturday, May 20, 2023, until Sunday, November 26, 2023. (pre-opening May 18 and 19). Under the theme “the laboratory of the future”, guests will be invited to think about architecture differently.

Clerkenwell Design Week, UK

Clerkenwell has more creative enterprises and architects per square mile than any other place on the earth, making it one of the world's most important design centres. Clerkenwell Design Week has established a display of prominent UK and worldwide brands and enterprises in a series of showroom events, exhibits, and special installations that take place around the neighbourhood to celebrate this rich and varied community. This year, the event will take place from May 23 to 25, 2023.

June

London Festival of Architecture, UK

Want a month-long celebration of architecture and city-making in London every June? Well, you better join this year’s incredible array of events.

imm Cologne 2023, Germany

After two years of silence, imm cologne returns! From June 4 to 7, Cologne will be home to the latest in interior design.

3 Days of Design 2023, Denmark

3daysofdesign provides a platform for its exclusive Exhibitor community to present new products, brand stories, and design skills. International buyers, stylists, reporters, architects, tastemakers, and design enthusiasts compose the audience, which 3daysofdesign has created over the past decade of shows. Join them from June 7 to 9, 2023.

NeoCon, USA

Since 1969, NeoCon in Chicago has been the world's largest platform and the most important event of the year for the commercial design sector. NeoCon serves as a springboard for new ideas and introductions that impact the built environment now and in the future. Be there on June 12 to 14, 2023, to learn more.

Design Miami/Basel 2023, Switzerland

The 17th edition of Design Miami/ Basel will take place in Basel, Switzerland, from June 13 to 18, 2023. Along with Art Basel, the fair will be held in Hall 1 Sud at Messe Basel, and will feature the latest in art, design and decoration.

New Designers, UK

New Designers showcases the work of 2,500 hand-picked graduate design talents from throughout the UK, each with disruptive thinking, bold ideas, and new techniques. New Designers is the country's longest-running and most influential design exposition, and it is dedicated to championing and supporting the UK grassroots design industry. Meet a new generation of talent from June 28 to July 8, 2023, in the Business Design Centre at Angel.

August

Design Helsinki, Finland

Design Helsinki opens its doors on August 23 and 24 to display the finest in Nordic design. Immersive installations will line the streets, with curated exhibitions which will show sought-after brands and the newest goods, scrumptious food and drink. A topical speaking programme will also be rolled out. The expo honours the area's local design showrooms, which welcome architects, designers, dealers, merchants, and others with a jam-packed schedule of events.

September

Maison & Objet, France

As mentioned earlier, this event is all about the latest in art and decor. Join their late summer edition on September 7 to 11, 2023.

Design London, UK

From September 20 to 23, 2023, Design London will host a jam-packed content schedule and a carefully chosen selection of sought-after design businesses from across the world.

London Design Fair, UK

The London Design Fair comes to London from September 21 to 24, 2023, for four days of furniture, lighting, materials, collectible designs, and installations. Designers, retail buyers, interior designers, architects, and design aficionados are all invited to attend. In previous years, nearly 20,000 designers and other participants came through from over 40 countries.

October

Decorex, UK

From October 8 to 11, 2023, Decorex will be exhibiting the best the British and European interiors industry has to offer. Oh, and you’ll see us there, so make sure to come to this over-the-top, one-of-a-kind show.

Focus Design at Centre Chelsea Harbour, UK

2023’s dates still haven’t been confirmed, but you can rest assured that Focus Design will bring together world-class designers and suppliers.

Did we miss any important events? Contact us and let us know!

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