Design Shanghai 2014

Monday, 10 March 2014

Shanghai hosted the first edition of Design Shanghai, attracting about 60,000 visitors from February 27 to March 2 to the city's Exhibition Centre. The fair, which was the first of its kind in Shanghai, featured leading international brands such as HAY, Magis, Flos, Tom Dixon and Republic of Fritz Hansen. 90% of exhibitors were never seen before in China. 

The 150 brands were divided into three main halls: Contemporary, Classic and Collectible. Apart from the trade show stands there were also some special exhibits from leading western and Chinese designers as well as an extensive seminar program, including speakers such as Rolf Hay, Ilse Crawford, Michael Young and Rossana Hu.

The next edition of Design Shanghai will be held in 2015, dates to be confirmed.