2018 Year in Review: Design Events and Shows

The Design Milk team spent a lot of time on the road in 2018 scouring the globe looking for the best modern design on display at various events, exhibitions, and shows. Since not everyone is able to attend these events and others might have missed some of our coverage, we rounded up all of the design shows we attended so you can see them all in one place. Take a look.

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2018 Year in Review: Design Events and Shows

IDS Toronto \\\ January 2018
Faves from IDS Toronto 2018

The International Surface Event \\\ January 2018
Tile, Surfaces and Carpeting Galore at The International Surface Event

Stockholm Furniture Fair \\\ February 2018
New Launches and Collaborations – Highlights from the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2018
Stockholm Furniture Fair 2018 Shows Progress at Greenhouse
SFF18: Swedish Norm Form Uses Design to Challenge Power Structures

Collective Design Fair \\\ March 2018
Favorites from Collective Design Fair 2018

DesignMarch \\\ March 2018
A DesignMarch Recap + Five Icelandic Designers on Our Radar

Dwell on Design \\\ April 2018
Best of Dwell on Design and the LA Design Trail 2018

Milan Design Week \\\ April 2018
Milan Design Week 2018: Top Picks from Salone del Mobile
Milan Design Week 2018: Mindful Danish Craft at MINDCRAFT18
Milan Design Week 2018: Mutant Matter
Milan Design Week 2018: Ventura Future
Milan Design Week 2018: Wellness & Wonder at Wallpaper* Handmade

Coverings \\\ May 2018
10 Modern Tile Options from Coverings 2018

Photo: Gregory Han

MIDO \\\ May 2018
Designing an Experience: Behind the Scenes at MIDO 2018

New York Design Week \\\ May 2018
Best of ICFF 2018: Favorites from Skram, Bernhardt Design, RISD Students, and More
WantedDesign Manhattan 2018 Favorites + [VIDEO]

Romanian Design Week \\\ May 2018
At Romanian Design Week: An Intimate Creative Economy

Design Tokyo \\\ July 2018
Highlights from Design Tokyo 2018: Be a Scent DJ and More

Jerusalem Design Week \\\ July 2018
In Jerusalem, a Matchmaker Pairs Mature Artisans with Young Designers

IDS Vancouver \\\ September 2018
IDS Vancouver 2018 + Design from Around Vancouver

London Design Festival \\\ September 2018
LDF18: 100% Forward Highlights New Talent
LDF18: The London Design Fair Provides an Eclectic Mix of Craft and Design
LDF18: Hole & Corner Champion Craft at the London Design Fair
LDF18: 10 Years at the V&A and Other Stories
LDF18: 100% Design – Now in Glorious Technicolor
LDF18: From the Weird to the Wonderful – Shoreditch Design Triangle
LDF18: Granary Square at the Heart of a Buzzing Design District
LDF18: South East Makers Club Puts Deptford on the Map

Photo by Tomas Bertelsen.

Homo Faber 2018 \\\ October 2018
Homo Faber 2018: Luxury Design Artisans from Hermes, Mont Blanc Defend Value of Handmade Crafts

Helsinki Design Week \\\ October 2018
Helsinki Design Week 2018: Behind the Scenes – Marimekko Factory Tour

Signal Festival \\\ October 2018
At Prague’s Signal Festival 2018, an Historic City Is Seen in Modern Light

WestEdge Design Fair \\\ October 2018
Favorites from WestEdge Design Fair 2018

Design Miami/ \\\ December 2018
The Best of 2018 Design Miami/

Dubai Design Week \\\ December 2018
Home Design and Lifestyle Highlights from Dubai Design Week’s Global Grad Show 2018

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.