Taiwan Designers’ Week 19’ LITE is inviting you to spot designers’ backstage and the mechanisms behind the industry with us. In the upcoming programme, we will provide you with the most updated design trends and freshest ideas, that promises not to disappoint.
Since Taiwan Designers’ Week has launched in 2007, we have always aimed to be a platform to promote and celebrate design. We strive to act as a catalyst for enabling the dialogue in the local design industry and the exchange of the global design community. The concept of Taiwan Designers’ Week 19’ LITE is to bring up the “how to” questions, presenting the sometimes “mysterious” design industry to you, both the practical and creative aspects. The 7-day programme will cover a range of topics including entrepreneurship, brand strategy, design curation, sustainable thinking and more.
2019 Taiwan Designers’ Week Lite
EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS OF TAIWAN DESIGNERS’ WEEK’16
- Country FocusBe amazed by the 42 works from 39 Israeli designers
《Country Focus》is a brand new project launched exclusively for the 10th edition of Taiwan Designers’ Week. Israeli industrial designer Itay Ohaly is invited to curate the exhibition in collaboration with Holon Institute of Technology, presenting 42 works from 39 designers, which brings a precious opportunity for audience to learn about the context of modern Israeli design.
- TWDW PresentsCreative energy accumulated for 10 years! Re-discover the charm of the past exhibits made in different period of time.
“TWDW Presents” states the trend and phenomenon of Design industry in current year. We invited some representative designers, interpreting the theme well, to join in. By using various presenting mode, people will have some insight into the exhibition and understand more detail of it.
- Theme ZoneGet to know how local designers interpret modern living.
“Theme Zone” links the different themes produced by designers from Taiwan and overseas. It explains how they connect people, living, and space through their works. That one may make people comprehend how designers observe the life and environment carefully from different positions, probing more ingenious possibility, and understand the theme more thoroughly during the interactions with designers, being touched by the unique philosophy and creativities.
- 3X3 Design ShowExhibitors from both local and overseas, showing the innovation and concept.
“3X3 Design Show” assembles the domestic and international design teams, brands and organizations, by presenting in the atmosphere of annual theme; it distinguishes itself from the traditional selling demonstrations. The exhibitors can exert the 9 square meter space to present its brand, iconic product and the newest design, it vividly delivers the concepts and the philosophy of the design, and we expect every audience to see the core value of the brand outside the commercial market.
- Rising StarA platform for young designers to shine. Come and meet the new talents!
Rising Star offers a platform for everyone to show his/her talent, with no restrictions on backgrounds and age, so as to encourage and create greater potential on design.
- Design knowledgeChance to explore the books on the creative workers’ shelves.
Reading a book is like walking into a new world, a good book will lead you to endless aftertastes. Just as the guide of extensive reading of Taiwan Designers’ Week, we will present some selections to our design fans like you, escalating the depth and breadth of design consciousness, even approach to design thinking in our daily life.
PROGRAMS OF OF TAIWAN DESIGNERS’ WEEK’16
- Let’s Talk DesignOpen up your design vision, face to face with speakers from all over the world!
“Let’s Talk Design” is about the inspiration, phenomenon and trend of creation, and pass on the previous and international experience. Through inviting domestic and international designers, curators, estheticians to join the forum, we hold face-to-face communications, and discover the correlations between “human”, “events” and “objects”, we reinterpret the definition of design and create the new mindset of design.
- Design SalonJust relax and get ready to enter the world of designers!
Casual gatherings for designers to share their life and future towards design. Without restricting the subjects, all kinds of stories are welcomed and idea exchanges are encouraged. Come and join our Design Salon to be part of the design stories!
- Design WorkshopTime for learn from the eye of a designer! Always a lot of fun to work with your hands and a open mind.
The design workshop allows you to exert your left and right brain, brainstorming and feeling the temperature from the materials by “doing” with hands. Design workshop invites you to come and enjoy the infinite possibilities of design!
- Open HouseAnnual opportunity to be able to sneak into designers’ workplace.
Do designers always work days and nights? Are those the refrigerators in the design companies all full of beers? Is it true that the design companies all use luxurious furniture? Every year we collect a variety of design studios and companies, you can get a glimpse of the mysterious life style in the design companies and studios. As for those rumors, come to the “Open House” and see it yourself.
- Design LinkWhat’s on in Taipei? Never miss an exciting design events in this month.
When you are walking in this city, rise your head and take a look of the view around you, in the design season, we collect numerous design teams and organizations, in the name of design, we unrestrainedly repaint the city, and discover perfect life style belonged to this city.
- Go DesignLocal designers’ exclusive spots in the city.
It is a guide introducing all “trendy” sites of Taipei City, furniture shops, design hotels, coffee shops, all kinds of hangouts that designers would “buzz” about.
Taiwan Designers’ Week ‘16
23 Sep – 2 Oct
Sun-Thu / 10:00-18:00 (Entrance until 17:30)
Fri-Sat / 10:00-20:00 (Entrance until 19:30)
Songshan Cultural and Creative Park