Constantly breaking new ground, the fair featured over 400 leading international and Chinese brands, galleries and designers from over 30 different countries across 5 distinctive design halls. A unique platform for networking Asia’s most influential architects, interior designers and property developers, Design Shanghai 2018 saw industry leaders present their innovative ideas through over 1,000 product launches, 50 seminars and talks, 4 design trend forecasts, 20 bespoke installations, 3 international design awards and exclusive networking events.

 

During the event, Design China Beijing press launch was held in Shanghai Exhibition Center on Thursday 15th March. Mike Dynan, Managing Director of Media 10 China, announced that Design China Beijing will be launched from 20th – 23rd September in National Agricultural Exhibition Centre in Beijing: “We are excited to announce the launch of Design China Beijing. The show will be the first truly international design trade event in Beijing. We will maintain the high-end standard and the global perspectives as we have always achieved at Design Shanghai, endeavoring to introduce more international leading design brands, galleries and independent designers to the visitors. Our deep understanding of China market, and especially the strong DNA of local design forces in Beijing and nearby areas will definitely bring a new look to the inaugural Design China Beijing.”

 

Zhuo Tan, Show Director of Design China Beijing and Design Shanghai, says, “The 5th edition of Design Shanghai is a milestone with overwhelming positive feedback from exhibitors, visitors and media. Design China Beijing will share the same event format as Design Shanghai with five design sections, including Contemporary, Classic and Luxury, Collectibles, Kitchen and Bathroom and Workplace design.Beijing has over 250,000 international and local architecture and interior design studios, and is the biggest design cluster in China. The stable GDP growth and the rapid development of design industries in Beijing and surrounding areas provide the massive potential market. That is why we accept the invitation to launch Design China Beijing during Beijing International Design Week this year.”

 

Mr. WANG Yudong, Deputy Director of Beijing International Design Week Organizing Committee, comments on the launch of Design China Beijing, “Beijing International Design Week is an open platform for culture exchange, communication and collaboration nationally and globally. The launch of Design China Beijing during the design week will enhance the communication and interaction within design industries, which is of great importance in sharing design resources, shaping design market and connecting urban innovation in the long term.”