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MADRID DESIGN FESTIVAL WILL PRESENT OVER 200 ACTIVITIES, EXPANDING THE NUMBER OF SPACES INVOLVED AND OPENING UP TO NEW DISCIPLINES, LIKE GASTRONOMY AND MUSIC

13.12.2018

The festival’s second edition will be held during February 2019 with a programme replete with 202 activities, among them 53 exhibitions and 12 installations, bringing together 410 design professionals.

The festival starts on 1 February with the opening of the exhibitions Darro: Design and Art (1959- 1979); Meticulous design: Contemporary Spanish Crafts; and Super Packaging, Design serving Design, at the Fernán Gómez, Centro Cultural de la Villa

Crafts, industrial and product design, fashion, urban planning, graphic design, architecture, illustration, sustainability and technology will be just some of the disciplines present at the festival

Music and gastronomy are new features at this edition, with a concert schedule and a Food Design space

The Madrid Design Festival Awards, which honour the work of great personas in national and international design, will recognise Italian designer Gaetano Pesce and El Último Grito

Lidewij Edelkoort, Andreu Carulla, Ágatha Ruíz de la Prada, Petrus Palmer, Jan Boelen, Majan Van Aubel, Envisions, Benjamin Hubert, Guillermo Santomà, Andrew Waugh, Marcus Fairs, Álvaro Catalán de Ocón, Estudio Mayice, Dominique Perrault, Cristian Zuzunaga, Inma Bermúdez, Oscar Mariné, Hermanos Berenguer, Form Us with Love and Curro Claret will be some of the main players this edition

On 14, 15 and 16 February at COAM, MadridDesignPRO will bring together big names in national and international design who, under the slogan Redesign the World, will participate in panel sessions, workshops and masterclasses

Early bird tickets are now available at www.madriddesignfestival.com with a 25% discount

 The Festival OFF doubles its participation with 80 spaces, among shops, design studios and, for the first time, restaurants, with special and exclusive programming during the festival

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