The Autumn Fair opens its doors from 2-5 September. Among the participating design consultancies taking stands, the Academy of Excellence will put the spotlight on young and innovative British designers. Contact: www.autumnfair.com, 020 8277 5863 or e-mail info@tps. emap.co.UK for more information. Venue: National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1NT.
Experimentadesign 2001, an international biennale devoted to Portuguese design culture, takes place at various venues in Lisbon from 16 September until 31 October. This year’s theme is ‘modus operandi’, which takes a critical look at working approaches in design, including industrial design, graphics and multimedia. Contact: www.experimentadesign. pt or email@example.com