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Our top picks from Paris Design Week 2019

With the September edition of Maison&Objet comes Paris Design Week, an event where the French and international design community takes to the streets of Paris with a rich calendar of events, cocktails, tours, and meetings, culminating in the celebration of emerging talents. Here’s a recap of some of our favorites, featuring standouts from Maison&Objet and the third edition of 1000 Vases.

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Highlights of Medellin Design Week 2019

Over the past five years, Medellín Design Week, the Colombian platform that promotes local creative industries like product design, industrial design, graphic and audiovisual design, and architecture, among others, has welcomed more than 6,000 attendees from Colombia and around the world, providing hundreds of creative spaces around the city of Medellín, to boost business, stimulate learning and connections, and grant opportunities to emerging designers and entrepreneurs. medellindesignweek.com

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Highlights of Colombiamoda, Days 2 & 3

After four days exploring the fashion trends of the Latin American region, fighting our way through crowds of crazed Colombian fashionistas, and exploring the thoughtful creative process of the Colombian fashion designer, the 30th edition of Colombia Fashion Week finally came to a close yesterday, connecting 475 brands with 11,800 buyers, 12% international and 88% local— once again proving why Colombiamoda is the premiere platform for seeking out the best of Colombian fashion design. Here are our highlights from the last two days of the fair.

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Highlights of Colombiamoda, Day 1

The first day of Colombiamoda was jam-packed with the designer lineup of our dreams, including a few of our favorites which we will go into more detail about below. Highlights include none other than the mesmerizing talent of local favorite Andrés Pajón, Carlo Carrisoza and Pink Filosofy from Cali, Beatriz Camacho bringing in the warm weather from the coast— plus two smaller brands that we love, Juan de Dios and Religare. To follow are key points on each collection.

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Johanna Ortiz opens Colombiamoda no. 30 with 'Caprice'

Lining the halls of one of Medellin’s oldest government buildings— now the Palacio de la Cultura, hundreds of well-heeled Colombians waited in balmy patience for fashion designer Johanna Ortiz’s much-anticipated fashion show opening the 30th edition of Colombia Fashion Week. Coming five years after Johanna’s last Colombiamoda appearance, the show heralded a return of the fashion giant to the runways of her home country’s biggest fashion event after a five-year hiatus.

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5 things you can’t miss at Colombiamoda 2019

Colombia Fashion Week – or Colombiamoda—begins next week (July 23-25) in Medellin with a much-awaited inaugural runway show by fashion giant Johanna Ortiz at the Palacio de la Cultura. This year’s Colombiamoda aims to grant greater importance to the end consumer, presenting more than 20 runway shows and a commercial exhibition featuring nearly 570 exhibiting brands, plus new initiatives like the Concept Market and Colombiamoda Digital that seek to connect the digital world with the physical, for the first time allowing for the purchase of finished products at the fair.

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Highlights of New York Design Week Part 1: ICFF & Wanted Design

New York Design Week— or month is more like it— felt different this year. To start with, Collective Design and Sight Unseen Offsite were on hiatus, while the week’s biggest fairs felt slightly quieter than previous years. But there was still plenty of talent to discover as we ambled down the aisles of the expansive ICFF and the smaller but equally major Wanted Design Manhattan and Brooklyn editions. Keep scrolling and you’ll find our 20 highlights from New York’s two big shows, and stay tuned for our round-up of the month’s independent shows.

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Milan Design Week Highlights: Part 2

Milan Design Week is over and done with. We’ve all digested the awe-inspiring spaces, appreciated the contrast of a 16th-century castle with a day-old 3D-printed installation, and taken in the colors, textures and forms. As you probably know, we sent nonstop Instagram updates, sharing hundreds of live photos which you can still check out in our Instagram highlights! To follow, here’s our first bit of coverage from the fair, so scroll down for some of the best.

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Milan Design Week Highlights: Part 1

Milan Design Week is over and done with. We’ve all digested the awe-inspiring spaces, appreciated the contrast of a 16th-century castle with a day-old 3D-printed installation, and taken in the colors, textures and forms. As you probably know, we sent nonstop Instagram updates, sharing hundreds of live photos which you can still check out in our Instagram highlights! To follow, here’s our first bit of coverage from the fair, so scroll down for some of the best.

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10 names worth remembering from Design Miami/ 2018

Miami Art Week is known for bringing together the art community’s biggest buyers, gallerists, and some of the world’s heftiest price tags. But just a few steps from the 1.4 million-square-foot Art Basel Miami Beach, art enthusiasts can wander over to Design Miami, a smaller gathering of design connoisseurs featuring collectible design galleries and meticulously crafted exhibitions.

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The 2018 London Design Biennale

Taking place inside London’s impressive neoclassical landmark, Somerset House, and with the theme ‘Emotional States,’ the month-long international forum gives reason to why societies are becoming ever more aware the power of design as an agent of social change and economic growth, highlighting a number of hot topics that demonstrate how design affects each aspect of our lives, from social equality, sustainability and pollution to migration, energy and innovative urban solutions.

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