2016 Year in Review: Best Design Events and Shows

All year long, we trekked around the world to visit every design event, fair, and show that we possibly could in hopes of bringing you the best new design out there. In case you missed any of it, we take another look at all the design shows we covered in 2016.


KBIS \\\ January 2016
Design Milk’s Favorites from KBIS 2016 [VIDEO]
BLANCO Debuts IKON Sink at KBIS 2016 [VIDEO]
Hardware Trends with Top Knobs at KBIS 2016 [VIDEO]


IMM Cologne \\\ January 2016
IMM 2016: New Talent Steals the Show at IMM Cologne


Maison&Objet \\\ January 2016
M&O16: Color, Form and Material at Maison et Objet


Architectural Digest Design Show \\\ March 2016
2016 Architectural Digest Design Show Favorites


DesignMarch \\\ March 2016
DesignMarch 2016: Hot, New Design from Iceland


Milan Design Week \\\ April 2016
MDW16: Faith in New Design at Salone del Mobile
MDW16: New Talent Steals the Show at Ventura Lambrate
MDW16: Swarovski’s Partners with Top Designers on New Luxury Home Collection
MDW16: Stellar Works Brings Craft and Industry to Milan
MDW16: Baker Brings Kara Mann’s Milling Road Collection to Milan
MDW16: The Nature of Motion


BKLYN DESIGNS \\\ May 2016
A Look at BKLYN DESIGNS 2016


New York Design Week \\\ May 2016
Sight Unseen OFFSITE 2016: Part 1
Sight Unseen OFFSITE 2016: Part 2
Best of ICFF 2016: Part 1
Best of ICFF 2016: Part 2
Best of ICFF 2016: Part 3
Meet The Milk Stand 2016 [VIDEO]
Design Milk + The Design Tourist Discover New Products from Franke + KWC at ICFF 2016
NYCxDesign 2016: Designjunction / Dwell on Design
WantedDesign 2016: Part 1
WantedDesign 2016: Part 2


Clerkenwell Design Week \\\ May 2016
CDW16: Tom Dixon Gets Spiritual with a Collaboration That Gives Back
CDW16: Exploring Clerkenwell From Top to Bottom


NeoCon \\\ June 2016
Best of NeoCon 2016


Romanian Design Week \\\ June 2016
Romanian Design Week 2016 Impresses


Dwell on Design \\\ June 2016
Best of Dwell on Design 2016
Intro/LA 2016 Was Full of Colorful Design


IDS Vancouver
10+ Awesome Things at IDS Vancouver 2016: Local Flavor + International Design


Helsinki Design Week \\\ September 2016
Helsinki Design Week 2016: Design Takes Over the Finnish Capital


London Design Fair \\\ October 2016
LDF16: New Talent at the London Design Fair
LDF16: 37 Countries Interpret Utopia for London Design Biennale
LDF16: designjunction Finds a New Home
LDF16: The New Craftsmen Taking London by Storm
LDF16: A Forest in the City
LDF16: Ready, Made, Go!


Vienna Design Week \\\ October 2016
VDW16: Vienna Design Week Celebrates 10 Years
Vienna Design Week 2016: Passions Run High in Vienna


Westedge Design Fair \\\ November 2016
Favorites from Westedge Design Fair 2016


Adobe MAX \\\ November 2016
Adobe MAX 2016: An Event for the Creative Kind


Miami Design Week \\\ December 2016
The Best of Miami Design Week 2016

Caroline Williamson is Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.