What's it?
The Barcelona Design Festival, organized by BCD and FAD, aims to situate Barcelona as a world capital of design and innovation internationally. From 2th June to 10th July, this third edition aims to bring out the potential of companies, entrepreneurs and professionals and help them compete globally. With two main centres of activity -the Barcelona Design Week (2th June to 14th Juny) and the FADfest (25th June to 10th July) and the - this great event has an extensive program of activities that will bring design and society closer together and will promote design amongst citizens, professionals, entrepreneurs and the wider public, taking into consideration the economic and cultural dimensions of design.
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Opening of Barcelona Design Week and Barcelona Design Festival 2014. 02/06/2014
The creative entrepreneurship according to Ron Arad. 02/06/2014
Exhibition 'Out of the Box'. Design made in Israel. 02/06/2014 - 31/08/2014
Design Services Market. 03/06/2014
smart ebike design tour. 03/06/2014 - 06/06/2014
Ecodesign day: 'The strategic role of design in the circular economy'. 04/06/2014
BCN-Israel start-up connection. 03/04/2014
'We Pop Up: The documentary' by The Pop Up Agency / Jean-Marc Joseph. 04/06/2014
Design Talks: the creative process of fun products. 05/06/2014
Creative Industries Investment Foru. 10/06/2014
Management of the city brand image. 13/06/2014
Closing of the Barcelona Design Week 2014 - 'Unofficial Report'. 13/06/2014
Color Forecasting Workshop. 12/06/2014
Hackathon for Social Good. 14/06/2014
Design Circuit Poblenou. 12/06/2014
Inauguration of the FADfest. 25 June – 19 h


Debate «Design Listens. Viewpoints From Outside the Profession». 9 July – 19 h

«The Best Design of the Year» Exhibition. 25 June – 22 October

Laus Night – Laus Awards Party. 26 June – 21 h

Prize-giving of the City to City Barcelona FAD Award 2014. 8 July – 19 h

«Smart Flexibility» Exhibition. 25 June – 30 November

Prize-giving of the FAD Sebastià Gasch Awards. 30 June – 21 h

«Rock Paper Pixel: Present» Session. 2 July – from 10 to 19:30 h

Design & Film: 6 previews 
MaterLab. Workshop on active flexibility. 26 June – 9 to 11 h

Ruin Yourself! Prize-giving of the Habitácola Awards. 25 June – 20.30 h

3rd International Open Design / Shared Creativity Conference. 30 June & 1 July

MODAFAD T Project Fashion Awards. 4 July

Prize-giving of the Delta Awards and ADI Medals to Industrial Design. 10 July – 21 h

Closing of the FADfest. 10 July - 20 h

Eugeni Quitllet conference. 8 July - 19 h
13 June
Workshop BDW with Creactivitat.Workshop. Where. Creactivitat.. Organizes. Creactivitat
Design and manufacturing of an electronic device accessory.Workshop. Where. EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art. Organizes. EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art
Exploring with different project methods, the design and manufacturing of an electronic device accessory.
26 June
MaterLab. Workshop on active flexibility.Workshop. Where. FAD (Disseny Hub Barcelona Building) / Pl. de les Glòries Catalanes, 37 – 38. Organizes. Materfad

A workshop to explore the possibilities offered by flexible structures and materials: their ability to perceive and adapt to climatic, acoustic and light conditions; abilities involving the detection of users and the modification of the space in relation to them; the possibilities of capturing wind and solar energy; etc.

27 June
Wearables, e-textiles and Open Design. Workshop.Workshop. Where. FAD (Edifici Disseny Hub Barcelona) / Pl. de les Glòries, 37–38. Organizes. UltraLab, FAD

In this workshop we will discover the possibilities opened up by the application of electronics to fashion design. From the idea to its realization, participants will be able to develop a project through the use of Lilypad open-source technology, which is compatible with Arduino.

3D Printing and Open Design. Workshop.Workshop. Where. FAD (Disseny Hub Barcelona Building) / Pl. de les Glòries Catalanes, 37–38. . Organizes. UltraLab , FAD

A theory and practice discovery workshop that will allow us to explore the concept of “open objects” and how it has been applied, particularly thanks to appropriating personal 3D printing technology and digital fabrication in general. After an approximation to the “open objects”, participants will proceed to the creation of several types of open objects with personal 3D printers.

02 July
«Intellectual Property and Design. Protect, Internationalize and Contract» Course.Workshop. Where. FAD (Edifici Disseny Hub Barcelona) / Pl. de les Glòries Catalanes, 37–38 . Organizes. ADI-FAD, Clarke, Modet & Cº y SNAbogados

Fifth and last session of this course on intellectual property and industrial design organized by ADI-FAD, Clarke, Modet & Cº and SNAbogados. On this occasion, the session will deal with formulas for the protection of collaborative projects and the differences with other protection formulas. 

03 July
Master class on Sustainable Fashion.Workshop. Where. FAD (Disseny Hub Barcelona Building) / Pl. de les GlòriesCatalanes, 37–38. Organizes. MODA-FAD

Under the «slow» concept, new ways of thinking, producing, marketing, consuming, using and recycling clothes help us to cover our needs. Sustainable Fashion and «Slow Fashion» focus their attention on the process, contributing to a model based on the common good. MODAFAD and Moda Sostenible Barcelona organize this Master class to acquaint young designers with these concepts.

09 July
«Decorative Technical Flooring. The Art of Design» Workshop.Workshop. Where. FAD (Edifici Disseny Hub Barcelona) / Pl. de les Glòries Catalanes, 37–38 . Organizes. Basf, ARQUIN-FAD y FAD
Basf, a leading company in construction materials and an official promoter of the FAD, will offer us a benchmarking workshop on flooring choices. Through examples and practical demonstrations, we will learn how to choose a floor according to its functionality, aesthetics, convenience, hygiene, sustainability, etc. and its benefits over other systems.
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