The Florentines are preparing to leave for a journey within their own city!
If Florence itself never ceases to reserve new scenarios, during the week of Design it can happen that you find yourself on the streets of the city in a pastry autriaco, a rug artisan Icelandic, a sculpture Dutch music, seasoned with salt and pepper shaker Badminton Hungarian!
Creative Cities is the theme of the VI edition of Florence Design Week, from the 27 31 May next, for a kermesse dedicated to cultural exchange between the major design-oriented cities around the world. Spain, Austria, Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, America, China, Iceland, from these places an international city-break comes to life to discover the most creative tourist destinations, in Florence, capital of the Italian Life-style , where design once again becomes an expression of the identities of places, and a vehicle for culture.
With the patronage and in co-promotion with the Municipality of Florence, the patronage of the Tuscany Region and the Province of Florence, Florence Design Week International Design Festival awaits you for an edition dedicated to sustainability, smart cities, eco-luxury and tourism design, in conjunction with Expo Tuscany - Tuscany at Expo Milano 2015
At the Octagonal Hall of the Murate Complex the Italian-Hungarian Cultural Association of Tuscany with the Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic for Tuscany with the support of the Visegrad Fund accompany us to discover the most talented junior designers from four countries of the Warsaw Pact ( Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary) with the project “V4 Young Design & Spring Emotions”, a special event on May 28th from 19pm.
Also on the Murate, the city of Innsbruck presents the exhibition “DESIGN YOUR INNSBRUCK!”, A journey through the architecture, design and streets of the city of Innsbruck. A weekend at the Adler Design Hotel in Innsbruck is up for grabs for visitors to the exhibition! Special event the soundperformance of Lissie Rettenwander scheduled for May 29th from 19pm.
At the National Central Library of Florence, Art Tour International Magazine will present "FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA" an exhibition in collaboration with well-known international photographers dedicated to the Save the Arctict Campaign and Laba Libera Accademia di Belle Arti proposes Small In-Visible Urban Spaces.
Art Expertise Florence will reveal the Creative Cities theme, seen from the eyes of a group of international artists at the elegant Palazzo Borghese and Grand Hotel Minerva will be the setting for international installations, and will act as a "springboard" for this sixth edition of the Festival .. what better place, the hotel swimming pool, for a taste of international Life Style at aperitif time ?!
Among the locations that will host the designers and artists of Florence Design Week, a rich OFF circuit winds through the Museum Gucci and Ferragamo Museum, in an unusual itinerary of open studios, shops and galleries that will make way in this journey around the world in Florence!
In collaboration with Creative People in Florence, in partnership with: VivaFirenze.it, Brandforum.it, Social Design Magazine, HouseMag, TocToc Firenze, The Interior Design, the support of Car2go and JAI, we are waiting for you at the end of May, and we invite you to prepare yourselves with us for this creative journey by following us on www.florencedesignweek.com or write to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Information and complete program for download on the site!