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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.
Highlight
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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
Activities
12 June
The way to the emotions in architecture and interior design.Conference. Where. Animula.. Organizes. Mendezdelpozo Arquitectes
Lecture by the interior designer Susanna Cots on how to harmonize the invisible elements to set the path to emotions in architecture and interior design.
'Shaping the future: key trends & lifestyles'.Conference / Networking. Where. Clèries Report. Organizes. Clèries Report
Join us in this exclusive presentation of the current macrotrends and the key factors that will impact various businesses.
02 July
«Away From Home». Stephen Bates Conference.Conference. Where. FAD (Edifici Disseny Hub Barcelona) / Pl. de les Glòries Catalanes, 37–38 . Organizes. ARQUIN-FAD

Stephen Bates is a partner in Sergison Bates Architects, one of the most renowned architecture practices in the United Kingdom, with works that have merited, among others, two RIBA Awards in 2009 or the participation in the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2008 and 2012. 

08 July
Conference: The Craftroom.Conference. Where. Born Centre Cultural / Pl. Comercial, 12. Organizes. CCAM – Artesania Catalunya
The CraftRoom is the crafts hall of Catalonia. It hosts a display and sale of Catalan crafts from different sectors and trades: fashion, jewellery, household items, gifts, decoration items, among others, with workshops and craft companies from Spain, Europe and a guest country.
Conference by Eugeni Quitllet.Conference. Where. FAD (Edifici Disseny Hub Barcelona) / Pl. de les Glòries Catalanes, 37–38 . Organizes. ADI-FAD
Quitllet is one of the most internationally renowned Catalan designers. He has spent most of his career in Paris, signing projects with Philippe Starck. Established in Barcelona since 2011, Quitllet reveals in his designs the outlines concealed in the material, the skeletons of ultra-plastic objects where elegance plays with full and empty spaces, often humorously. 
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