Seven architecture and design events in November from Dezeen Events Guide

Salon Art + Design, Dezeen Awards 2023 Party and HIX are among the architecture and design events featured in Dezeen Events Guide this month.

Other events taking place in November include Sustainable Design Summit, Dubai Design Week and Business of Design Week.

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Spanish interior brand La Nena Home showcased at Downtown Design in 2022

Dubai Design Week
7 to 12 November 2023, UAE

Dubai Design Week celebrates its ninth anniversary across six days, hosting hundreds of events in the Dubai Design District.

One of the festival’s largest events is design fair Downtown Design, which hosts its 10th edition from 8 to 11 November, showcasing more than 100 global brands at the Waterfront Terrace.

Alongside the fair, the week presents a programme of exhibitions, installations, workshops and talks.

Dezeen is a media partner for Dubai Design Week 2023.

Photo of exhibition at Salon Art + Design
Salon Art + Design is an annual event, this year hosted at Park Avenue Armory. Photo is by Peter Baker

Salon Art + Design
9 to 13 November 2023, USA

Celebrating its 12th edition, Salon Art + Design returns to the Park Avenue Armory in New York City.

The art and design fair hosts furniture, objects and lighting from more than 50 global galleries in vintage, modern and contemporary styles.

Alongside the exhibition, the event includes a series of discussions, exploring topics of jewellery, interior design and decorative arts in media.

Dezeen is a media partner for Salon Art + Design 2023.

Sharjah Architecture Triennial
11 November 2023 to 10 March 2024, UAE

The second edition of Sharjah Architecture Triennial takes place in 2023, curated by Nigerian architect Tosin Oshinowo.

This year’s event follows the theme The Beauty of Impermanence: An Architecture of Adaptability, addressing the lack of equity between the Global North and South through a sustainable lens.

29 architects, designers and studios from across the world are partaking in the triennial, interpreting the theme and exploring how to make a more equitable future.

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Lighting and furniture designer Petite Friture showcases its collection at BDNY 2023. Photo courtesy of Petite Friture

BDNY
12 to 13 November 2023, USA

Trade fair Boutique Design New York (BDNY) 2023 takes place at New York City’s Javits Centre, hosting over 700 brands across two days.

The fair showcases indoor and outdoor furniture, lighting, textiles, surfaces, accessories and technology suitable for the hotel, restaurant, spa and cruise ship industries.

The event invites architects, designers, property owners, developers and hospitality professionals to network, explore the exhibition and attend the awards ceremony.

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Dezeen Awards 2023 party takes place at Shoreditch Electric Light Station. Photo is by Luke Fullalove

Dezeen Awards 2023 party
28 November 2023, UK

Dezeen Awards 2023 party celebrates this year’s programme with live entertainment, music, food and drinks at Shoreditch Electric Light Station in London.

The winners of all 39 Dezeen Awards project categories will be revealed, as well as the overall architecture, interiors, design and sustainability projects of the year.

During the event, the winner of the inaugural Bentley Lighthouse award will also be announced, alongside the six Designers of the Year.

Purchase tickets here.

Sustainable Design Summit
28 November 2023, UK

London’s Museum of London Docklands hosts this year’s edition of the Sustainable Design Summit, which welcomes interior designers, suppliers and hospitality professionals to explore sustainably-focused trends and products.

The day event offers a programme of keynotes, an exhibition and networking opportunities, with more than 270 representatives from the hotel, cruise and aircraft industries attending the talks.

The exhibition features a showcase of brands from the three sectors, presenting furniture, lighting, surfaces, accessories, art and design objects.

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Business of Design Week’s theme this year is Game Changers

Business of Design Week
29 November to 1 December 2023, Hong Kong

The annual conference Business of Design Week takes place in Hong Kong’s cultural centre Freespace, hosting talks and networking opportunities.

This year’s event follows the theme Game Changers, which explores innovation, technology and sustainability in the design industry.

The three-day summit invites creative and business professionals and policymakers to attend more than 30 talks led by over 50 global speakers.

Dezeen is a media partner for Business of Design Week 2023.

About Dezeen Events Guide

Dezeen Events Guide is our guide to the best architecture and design events taking place across the world each year. The guide is updated weekly and includes virtual events, conferences, trade fairs, major exhibitions and design weeks.

Inclusion in the guide is free for basic listings, with events selected at Dezeen’s discretion. Organisers can get standard, enhanced or featured listings for their events, including images, additional text and links, by paying a modest fee.

In addition, events can ensure inclusion by partnering with Dezeen. For more details on inclusion in Dezeen Events Guide and media partnerships with Dezeen, email [email protected].

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