2011 Beijing Design Week & the First Beijing International Design Triennial is scheduled to take place in Beijing from September 26th to October 3rd.
With international design resources gathered by BJDW, Beijing is expected to move towards a culture-enriched capital with better developed technology-driven design industries, while Chinese design brands play a more influential role in the world stage. The ultimate goal help “Made in China” transform to “Designed in China”.
Beijing Design Week is schedule to be an annual event co-presented with one famous Chinese design institute. This year, we are working with Tsinghua University’s “First Beijing International Design Triennial”. Together we present 2011 Beijing Design Week & the First Beijing International Design Triennial, with “Design Beijing” as the theme. The event is composed of six sections: opening ceremony, Beijing Design Forum, design exhibitions, Guest City Program, Design Hop and Annual Design Award.
Many exponents of renowned design weeks from London, Milan, Berlin, Helsinki and Seoul have been invited to participate, along with more than 20 masters of design and about 400 first-class international designers. During Beijing Design Week, a Design Summit will be held for the first time, and a Guest City program will be also launched, with London to act as this year’s guest of honour. Similarly, it will be the first time that a Design Triennial will be held in China, and even in Asia.
During Beijing Design Week, more than 130 different activities will be launched, with more than 30 international events and over 90 Chinese exhibitions. The festival venues include about 100 design landmarks in Beijing, such as Tsinghua University, Yonghe Park, China Design Market, Dashilar, 751D•PARK, and Sanlitun Village. More than 60 famous brands will be involved, and about 800 international designers will be coming to Beijing.
Over 500,000 fans of design are expected to visit 2011Beijing Design Week & the First Beijing International Design Triennial, with an indirect audience of about 3 million people.
“Desgin Beijing” is the theme of Beijing Design Week
Intended to interact with the public, specialists and industry, 2011 Beijing Design Week & the First Beijing International Design Triennial is a celebration for new ideas and novel designs, as well as for trading purposes.