Romanian Design Week 2017 kicks off with tens of events

Newsroom 03/05/2017 | 11:40

The Institute and ING Bank presents this year in between 20 and 28th of May the anniversary 5th edition of Romanian Design Week, the biggest manifestation that proposes itself to promote the Romanian design. Like each year, Romanian Design Week will include in its program, beside the central exhibition organized by The Institute, also a circuit of events and spaces that promote the design and all of its disciplines, dedicated both to the big public and the professionals.

This year over 30 events developed in the period 20-28th of May will transform Bucharest in the capital of design. An important center of activity will be the Creative Neighborhood, the most recent The Institute project, where will be taking place over half of these events.

Each year we are delighted by the large number of partners and friends that want to be part of RDW and to bring it value and content. We are thanking them that they are supporting us in promoting the Romanian design. Another interesting aspect is the fact that these events take place in the Creative Neighborhood, because this is showing us that the premises that we’ve started from are correct,” said Andrei Gavrila-Bortun, CEO The Institute.

Through this year’s events are: Print Your Imagination @Antalis // Photo exhibition @Artichoke Coffee Shop // Open doors’ week @Carmen Secareanu // CreativeMornings Bucharest // Opening Night / Bulb 27 New Collection @Dizainar concept-store // Designers and Artists Barbecue, Art & Design @Dizainăr concept-store & Acuarela Bistro // Everything must remain possible @Eclectico Studio // INSTALART/ OBJECT/ 005 @INSTALART // Glod @J’ai Bistrot // Open office @Republic of Architects // Movie Night UrbanEye @UrbanEye Film Festival // Civic Storytelling @Urboteca (The Association for Urban Transition) // The Launch of the RDW Collection Powered by ZOOT @ZOOT.RO // From Viscri with love @Acuarela Bistro // Export. Spanish architecture abroad @ The Spanish Embassy in Bucharest // Argaetic Muralium: 1 week live @ The Cultural Association IMBOLD // CALUP SPACE STARTER – Just use it! @CALUP // The Exhibition “Cities in dialogue: Bucharest – Vienna” @creart – Centre for Creation, Art and Tradition of the Bucharest Municipality, Romanian Cultural Institute Vienna and Austrian Cultural Forum // When South meets North @Design&After // Design Camp – Cernat & 100% Transylvania @Design Week Sfantu Gheorghe and The Balassi Institute // Made in RO – Ceramics Edition @Designist // The Performers @DjSuperStore // Mercedes design @ The Balassi Institute and the Art University Moholy-Nagy from Budapest (MOME) // Craft to Design Fest @Mesteshukar ButiQ // NODeschis #3 @NOD makerspace // Fusion Arts – May Edition @Palatul Noblesse – Lifestyle Palace // FOLIAGE @Poteca Studio & Alina Turdean // DESIGN ’30 @Romanian Artists’ Union (Uap) Design Department // HoReCa @Simplu // Untitled Planes @Tempini Solutions //  * MIMESIS – Fotografie de Designer @The FAB Squad // Filmikon at Therapy @Therapy Bistro // Be Timeless @Tudor Personal Tailor // Projected by Twins & Cristian Corvin @Twins Studio & Cristian Corvin Studio // Gen Z ARTifacts @Unarte/ Neogalateca Gallery Shop // The Design of Dining @WeDine.

The central exhibition reunites this year 200 of the best projects realized in the last year by 150 designers, illustrators and Romanian architects. In a surface of 4000 square meters, the main space of the exhibition is found at the Creative Neighborhood, at 45, Grigore Cobalcescu Street. The design of the central RDW 2017 space is signed, again, by the architect Attila Kim and the building is put at RDW’s disposal by Mega Image and will host in the future a new Concept Store.

RDW Main Venue hosts also this year a series of international presences, such as satellite exhibitions organized by the Romanian Design Week partners. Moreover, as it does each year, the central Romanian Design Week exhibition will bring into people’s attention the best design projects of last year in the fields of: architecture, urbanism, object design, hybrid design.

The Institute projects enjoy the support of Absolut, glo iFuse, Tastemakers and Ciuc.

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