Welcome to the dynamic, beautiful year of 2024! As we bid farewell to 2023, we're eagerly anticipating the prominent interior design and architecture expos, trade events, trade shows, design exhibitions, exhibits, galleries, design weeks, and conferences for the upcoming year. Come along as we explore and select your must-attend events!
What are the best interior design shows to attend in 2024?
2024 is set to be an incredible year for the interior design industry. If we had to choose events to attend, we'd suggest: Maison&Objet, London Design Week, Salone del Mobile, Clerkenwell Design Week and Decorex – particularly for European interior designers and professionals.
Maison & Objet, held twice a year, is a celebration of the newest trends in lifestyle, art, and decor. Save the date for January 18-22, 2024, and rest assured that a world of beauty awaits you at your fingertips.
Paris Deco Home
Close to the event above, Deco Home is set to run from January 17-21, 2024. This fair will proudly exhibit a splendid array of furniture, lighting, carpets, home textiles, and decorative accessories from the world's most esteemed luxury brands.
January Furniture Show
The January Furniture Show is an upscale furniture wholesale event hosted annually at the Birmingham NEC. Experience a wide variety of suppliers presenting their products in elegantly curated displays, featuring hundreds of items all conveniently located under a single roof.
imm Cologne 2024
In January 2024, Germany's largest interior design fair makes its comeback. Running from January 14 to 18, 2024, imm Cologne will once again unite the global interior design community. Marking the beginning of the new year, this fair serves as a crucial hub for knowledge and trendsetting in the world of interior design. As a top-tier trade show for industry professionals, imm cologne provides the primary gateway to the German furnishing market.
Surface Design Show 2024
Surface Design Show 2024 is an indispensable gathering for architects and designers at the forefront of material innovation. Running from February 6 to 8, 2024, at London's Business Design Centre, more than 5500 senior professionals from the interior design community will convene once more to delve into the latest and greatest in surface expertise. For a sneak peek on the vibe, check out our experience last year.
Workspace Design Show 2024
Every year, Workspace Design Show draws in over 3000 visitors who come to explore novel and inventive products from around the world, as well as view exhibits from local designers, interior brands, and manufacturers. Meet the UK workplace design community during 27 – 28 February 2024, at Business Design Centre, London.
Stockholm Furniture Fair
The Stockholm Furniture Fair, running from February 6-10, 2024, is Scandinavia's top hub for design, furniture, architecture, and lighting. It attracts global architects, designers, and buyers, fostering networking, business opportunities, and innovation showcases. With a commitment to sustainable and inclusive design, it offers a diverse range of products and knowledge-sharing events. This fair also serves as a launchpad for emerging designers and brands. What's not to love?
From February 26 to March 1, the leading event in the ceramic, bathroom equipment, and natural stone sector returns. Design, sustainability, innovation, technology, trends, industrialized construction, machinery, new materials, and much more will be showcased at Cevisama '24. Join us and share this experience with them in the incredible city of Valencia.
Futurebuild provides a stage for inspiring concepts, inventive solutions, and knowledge exchange to propel sustainable construction and achieve net-zero goals. Join us from March 5 to 7 at ExCel London and prepare for fresh insights into the world and industry's most significant challenges.
London Design Week
London Design Week 2024, a highly awaited spring design and decor exhibition, brims with inventive concepts, inspiration, and knowledge. From Monday, March 11, to Friday, March 15, you'll have the premier opportunity to discover and acquire the latest releases and engage with industry experts, whether you're a trade expert or a design aficionado.
OFFF Barcelona 2024
OFFF Barcelona invites innovative and international talents to exchange their insightful experiences. Taking place from April 4 to 6, 2024, at Disseny Hub Barcelona, this event is organized by a vibrant community of offline/online designers, motion designers, thinkers and students. It promises a unique and enjoyable experience... Be sure to not miss out!
Salone del Mobile 2024
Salone del Mobile 2024, held annually in Milan, is the world's largest event of its kind. In 2024, it's scheduled for April 16-21. This exhibition features the latest furniture and designs from countries worldwide. Launched in 1961 to promote Italian furnishing and accessories exports, the event now collectively covers nearly 210,000 square meters at the Rho Fiera Milano fairgrounds, showcasing over 2,300 dynamic and creative global companies each year.
Reykjavík's annual design celebration is back for its sixteenth year from April 24th to 28th, 2024. Design March showcases a wide array of design disciplines, featuring both local and international talent through over 100 events and exhibitions across the city. Be sure not to miss DesignTalks, the festival's highlight event on April 24th at Harpa, offering inspiration and discussions on design and architecture trends.
Clerkenwell Design Week
Clerkenwell Design Week is a global design hub, home to a high concentration of creative businesses and architects. It uniquely showcases leading interior brands, suppliers and interior designers. With 600+ showroom events, 11+ curated exhibitions, installations, talks, a fringe program, and more, CDW is the UK's premier design festival. In its most ambitious 2023 edition, CDW attracted a record-breaking 37,725 visitors. Mark your calendar for May 21-23, 2024, for the next edition. Check out what we did in last year's Clerkenwell edition, here.
NYCxDESIGN links and magnifies the diverse design community that drives New York City and influences the globe. The upcoming edition is set for May 16-23, 2024 – so exciting!
London Festival of Architecture 2024
The London Festival of Architecture 2024 will run from June 1 to June 30, 2024, at multiple venues throughout London, UK. This month-long festival is a vibrant celebration of architecture and urban development, held annually in June across the city.
WOW!house, an exceptional 500 sq m showhouse, is in the heart of the Design Avenue at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. This innovative project features 18 full-size rooms crafted by leading interior designers, in collaboration with globally renowned design brands and exceptional suppliers. The 2024 edition is slated to take place from June 5 to July 6, 2023.
Since 1969, NeoCon in Chicago has stood as the global commercial design sector's most significant event. NeoCon continues to be the premiere platform for groundbreaking concepts that shape the present and future of the built environment. The NeoCon community will reunite from June 10 to 12, 2024, at THE MART in Chicago.
Paris Design Week 2024
Paris Design Week is an exuberant, unifying event that celebrates the art of living, showcasing the myriad talents residing within the entire city. Designers, architects, decorators, fashion designers, and chefs have come together, breathing life into the city through innovative spaces. Mark your calendars for September 5-16, 2024.
Focus/24 is the next chapter in the premier international design and decoration show. With 130+ showrooms, new additions, and pop-up House Guests, this unmissable event is where connections are forged, and ideas are exchanged. Over five dynamic days, join top brands, artisans, and creatives who will shape the future of interior design. From Tuesday 4 June – Thursday 4 July 2023, the event is set to be amazing!
Decorex is one of the most renowned interior design events in the world, attracting leading designers, manufacturers, and buyers. The show showcases the latest interior design trends, innovative products, and networking opportunities to connect with industry experts. See you 6 to 9 October, 2024!
Thank you for reading this article. Because our audience is Europe and UK-based, we have not gone into depth with events in places like Las Vegas, San Francisco, Toronto, Vancouver, Dubai or Guangzhou. If you think we missed the mark for hospitality, home decor, and sustainable design events and exhibitors, please send us an email. From Jan to Dec, we have many places to be, so let us know!