The Barcelona Design Week (BDW), created by Barcelona Design Centre in 2006, is an unmissable event on design, creativity and innovation in Barcelona and one of the most important Design Weeks of the international calendar (Best architecture, design and technology events for 2020 per Dezeen). The BDW is member of the World Design Weeks network.
The 15th edition of BDW, to be held from 17 to 26 November, is directed by Barcelona centre de Disseny, organised by BCD and FAD Fostering Arts and Design, in collaboration with Museu del Disseny, driven by Barcelon City Council, and supported by the Government of Catalonia.
A city event, for the city
The BDW will open its doors with a very clear goal: to bring design to people and involve the industry’s main actors in the city to share Barcelona’s design vitality with the world and the city, enhance its social and economic importance and invite the citizens to experience it. Over a week all design lovers will enjoy an extensive programme encompassing more than 120 activities open to the city, prominent among them exhibitions, workshops, talks, open doors, but also activities aimed more at the professional public to create business opportunities and facilitate the exchange of knowledge.
All areas of design
The profession, the young talent, the recognition of design excellence and culture provided by FAD. The enterprise, strategic value in terms of innovation, sustainability and competitiveness as well as the promotion of the Barcelona city brand, led by Barcelona centre de Disseny. And the Museu del Disseny as the principal collaborator, contributing its heritage and public dimension together with its dissemination capacity.