Florence Design Week - International Design Festival is an event dedicated to design in all its forms, and to art, as means of communication and promotion of culture, along with local identity in a global vision.
At the fifth edition in the City of Florence, this year too, there will take place the spontaneous role as catalyst for national and international creative energy as expressed by professionals, companies and institutions that make a way of life, not only a profession, out of design and visual arts.
Florence Design Week is a multi-disciplinary and creative project designed to communicate the identity of individuals, businesses, cultures, ans societies to the world.
Life style, pleasure, art de vivre, environmental sustainability, a mix of business and network, virtuous contamination, make Florence again the center of the aesthetic debate to express visual, functional, ethical beauty in the world.
The Festival is therefore a must for industry experts, professionals, entrepreneurs, companies, teachers, students, creative Italians and foreigners who for the occasion will be able to visit a number of prestigious locations throughout the city center. Among the names already confirmed are prominent companies and leading designers.
With the Patronate of the President of the Republic G.Napolitano and the awarding of a medal for the task Florence Design Week 2011, the High patronage of the Ministry and Culture, Ministry of Youth alond with the patronage of the Tuscany Region, Province of Florence, Council of Florence and Council of Calenzano, Florence Design Week 2013 opens this year more and more innovative scenarios, intercultural and international.
Florence Design Week has seen collaboration with SIDA Shenzen Industrial Design Profession Association (China), London Design Festival, Moscow Design Week, Saint-Petersburg Design Week, Russian Pavilion, Design d’Autore, Arts International Magazine, ArchiLovers and more!
Graphic and Visual Design, Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Music and Food Design
will be celebrated during the whole week.
Exhibitions, workshops, meetings, design-aperitifs and an innovative night-life will be organized to create a
real network between designers and people, between past and future.
Taking part at the Florence Design Week is a great possibility to perceive the city designed on a new and