What’s on

Design Week’s guide to what’s going on and where in the design industry this year

JANUARY

8-12

Lumiere Paris

International lighting show

Paris-Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris

Details: 00 33 1 44 29 02 4

8-12

Salon de Meuble

International furniture exhibition

Paris-Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris

Details: 0171-486 1916

Final deadline for entries to 1998 D&AD Awards

Details: 0171-582 6487

19-25

Internationale Mbelmesse

Contract and domestic furniture fair

KlnMesse, Cologne

Details: 0181-681 8166

21-25

Art 1998

The London Contemporary Art Fair,

Business Design Centre,

London N1

Tel: 0171-359 3535

29

D&AD AGM

Details: 0171-582 6487

FEBRUARY

14-18

Ambiente

International Frankfurt fair for

accessories and giftware

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Details: 0171-460 4090

9-13

Hotelympia

Fittings and furniture for the hotel market

Earls Court, London SW5

Details and tickets: 01844 262505

MARCH

3-5

ICAT

Computer-integrated technology for design and manufacturing

NEC, Birmingham

Details: 0171-208 5000

4

Design Week Awards Presentation and dinner at the Natural History Museum, London SW7

Details and tickets from Fiona Hitchcock: 0171-734 0770

4-6

International Display Week

Retail and display show

Business Design Centre,

London N1

Details: 0171-359 35935355

19-20

Neocon West

Office environment trade fair

Los Angeles Convention Centre

Details: 00 1 312 527 7598

www.neoconwtf.com

APRIL

16-21

Salone Internazionale del Mobile

International furniture fair

Milan fairground, Milan

Details from Cosmit: 00 39 2 485921

16-21

Euroluce

International lighting fair

Milan fairground, Milan

Details from Cosmit: 00 39 2 485921

20-23

Spectrum

Contemporary contract products

Royal College of Art, London SW7

Details: 0181-943 9788

20-25

Hanover Lighting Fair, as part of

Hanover Messe

Hanover, Germany

Details: 00 49 511 8933217

21-23

FM EXPO

Facilities Management Exhibition

Olympia, London W1

Details from Miller Freeman:

0181-742 2828

MAY

6 D&AD Awards Ceremony

Earls Court, London SW7

Details: 0171-582 6487

16-19

International Contemporary Furniture Fair

Jacob K Javits Convention Center,

New York

Details from George Little Management : 00 1 914 421 3200

19-21

Light ’98

NEC, Birmingham

Details from Institute of Lighting

Engineers: 01788 576421300

19-21

Creative Show and Multimedia ’98

Business Design Centre,

London N1

Details from Simone Hobbs:

0171-287 5678

22

Expo ’98 starts

Lisbon, Portugal

27-29

Lightfair International

Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas

Details: 00 1 404 220 2217

end May

Deadline for entries to 1998 Design Effectiveness Awards

Details from Design Business

Association: 0171- 3123

JUNE

3-6

IDCA – International Design

Conference in Aspen

Sportsdesign: It’s not about Sports – It’s about Design

48th annual conference, Aspen,

Colorado

Details: 00 1 970 925 2257

E-mail: idca@csn.net. www.idca.org

8-10

Neocon ’98

Office environment trade fair

Merchandise Mart, Chicago

Details: 00 1 312 527 7598

www.neoconwtf.com

10-12

Instore Marketing Show

Royal Horticultural Halls,

London SW1

Details from Christine Davidson:

0171-287 5678

16-18

FIT ’98

Products, components, finishes & technology

Earls Court 2, London SW5

Details from Montgomery

Exhibitions: 0171-486 1951

24

Chartered Society of Designers

AGM

Details: 0171-831 9777

JULY

9-12

New Designers 1 – graphics, fashion and textiles

Business Design Centre, London N1

Details: 0171-359 3535

16-19

New Designers 2 – 3D design, craft and jewellery

Business Design Centre,

London N1

Details: 0171-359 3535

AUGUST

Summer holiday

SEPTEMBER

24-27

100% Design

Contemporary Design Show

Earls Court, London SW5

Details: 0181-742 7326

28-3 Oct

FIM ’98

International furniture fair

Valencia, Spain

Details from Spanish Commercial

Office: 0171-486 0101

28-3 Oct

FIAM ’98

International lighting fair

Valencia, Spain

Details from Spanish Commercial

Office: 0171-486 0101

OCTOBER

end Oct

Design Effectiveness Awards presentation

Details from Design Business

Association: 0171- 8133123

26-30

Design in Business Week

Various events

Details from The Design Council:

0171-208 2121

22-27

Orgatec

International office furniture fair

KlnMesse, Cologne

Details: 0181-681 8166

27-29

The Design Show

Business Design Centre,

London N1

Details from Ron Cordeiro:

0171-287 528-31

Apple Expo ’98

Earls Court 2, London SW5

Details: 0171-208 5000

NOVEMBER

9-15

D&AD Festival of Design and Advertising

London

Details: 0171-582 6487

DECEMBER

Christmas holiday

All information is correct at the time of publication

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