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Red Dot in China: Guide to Xiamen Int'l Design Week 2017

Updated: 2017-11-01
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Frost's Descent has just arrived, and winter is coming. But Xiamen is destined to be the hottest city this year.

The BRICS summit has just concluded in Xiamen, followed by the award-winning products exhibition of Red Dot Award which enjoys the reputation as "Oscar" in the design industry.
 

Xiamen International Design Week 2017 will be held from November 3rd to 6th at Hall A1 of Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center. Meanwhile, various fascinating events, including Meet the Jury of China Good Design Award, China Good Design Award Ceremony and Designers' Night, are held simultaneously with the Design Fair as highlights of Xiamen International Design Week 2017.
 
Design Fair
 

Date: November 3rd to 6th, 2017
Address: Hall A1, Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center
Theme: Designing Builds Your Brands
 

In recent years, increasing Chinese enterprises have noticed the importance of designing and started to manage enterprises by innovative design thinking instead of product designing. As we can see from a plenty of successful cases, the success of products and innovative thinking realize the benefits of brands-to-market.

Surrounding these changes, the Design Fair of Xiamen International Design Week – Red Dot in China 2017 will focus further on the promotion of innovation design products, on the business match-makings of design service and on the exchange of international innovative thinking. At this Design Fair, new trends of international innovation can be seen from the winning products of Red Dot: Best of the Best 2017; on-site workshops organized by the top international design teams are open to participate; enterprises’ new products and technologies are showcased for match-makings.
 
Award-winning Products Exhibition of Red Dot Award 2017

Date: November 3rd to 6th, 2017
Address: Hall A1, Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center
 

Red Dot Design Award is originated from Design Zentrum Nordrein Westfalen with history of over 62 years. Being recognized as the "Oscar Award" in the design circles, Red Dot Design Award is internationally renowned as the top industrial design award in the world and the most commercialized and marketwise award among all the international design awards. Through hosting competitions of Product Design, Communication Design and Design Concept, Red Dot Design Award has attracted more than 60 countries and 10,000 items each year.

From November 3rd to 6th, 2017, Red Dot will once again bring the world of design together at the Xiamen International Design Week. For the sixth time in a row, Red Dot is one of the organizers of the trade fair which takes place in the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center in China. From product exhibitions with a focus on design competitions to inspiring business talks, the Xiamen International Design Week with its exhibition area of 6,000 square meters has a lot to offer for design enthusiasts and professionals from all over the world.

The exhibition "The Best Design – Red Dot Winners Selection 2017" shows the state-of-the-art of the international design scene and displays current developments in the industry. More than 200 products from the four areas "Living", "Doing", "Working" and "Enjoying" represent by way of example the wide range of products honored within the framework of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. Furthermore, numerous designers and manufacturers that have won the Red Dot present their own design achievements and invite visitors to meet them in person.

Website: http://en.red-dot.org/red-dot-design-award-home.html
 
Events of "China Good Design" 2017
 

"China Good Design" Award, abbreviated as CGD, is co-organized by Red Dot and Xiamen Culture Media Group. It is a brand new international design award tailored to the Chinese market. Founder and CEO of Red Dot Design Award Prof. Dr. Peter Zec announced the launch of China Good Design Award in Xiamen in May 2015. This year, over 600 nominated designs will be presented during the Xiamen International Design Week.

Exhibition of China Good Design Award Nominated Designs
Date: November 3rd to 6th, 2017
Address: Hall A1, Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center
 
 

Award Ceremony of China Good Design Award 2017 & Designers' Night
(reservation required)
Check-in: 18:00-18:30, November 3rd, 2017
Award Ceremony: 19:00-21:30, November 3rd, 2017
Designers' Night: Starting from 22:00, November 3rd, 2017
 

The award ceremony of China Good Design Award 2017 will be held on the evening of November 3 at Xiamen Little Egret Arts Center. Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, Founder and CEO of Red Dot Design Award, together with international jurors of China Good Design Award, will announce Gold Winners, Winners and Honorable Mentions and award them certificates and trophies. After the ceremony, celebrations will go on at the after party Designers’ Night until early morning.

50 seats of the award ceremony are open to the public for reservation.

For reservation, please contact:
E-mail address: award@amoysen.com
QQ: 2647603426
Wechat: chinagooddesign
Mobile: 184 5027 2655
Telephone: 0592-5933702
 
"Designers at the Seashore"
 

As a parallel event of Xiamen International Design Week 2017, "Designers at the Seashore" gathers all the designing resources in Xiamen, featuring the idea of "a collection of water drops can make an ocean". The event attracts artists, designers and innovative institutes from around the world to gather here in Xiamen to display, experience and communicate. The event is also an opportunity for the general public to appreciate and experience what arts and designs may bring to their lives.

This year's fascinating activities include:
 

The Whimsicality: Surrealist Master Dali's Exhibition
One of the top 10 global art exhibitions with 98 authentic masterpieces of Dali, together with glasses-free 3D works by Avatar Studio

Date: October 1st to December 31st, 2017
Address: Northern Shore Art District (main exhibition), SM City II
 

Cross-strait University Design Exhibition
Gather the emerging designing force in Taiwan and mainland China

Date: November 3rd to 6th, 2017
Address: Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center
 

SOUEAST Auto Public Class
Public class by well-known Prof. He Renke, juror of China Good Design Award, interpreting the original designs' vision and plans

Date: November 3rd, 2017
Address: D.House
 

Amoyshow: Collect the Interesting Souls of Having "Sense"
A combination of China's most original and artistic craftsmen, bazaar, designers' shops and crafting experience

Date: November 3rd to 6th, 2017
Address: Hall A6, Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center
 

Beyond Architecture: Make the Architecture to Its Source
A Cross-border Design Exhibition by the Architects

Cross-boundary creative works by more than 70 domestic and foreign architects on design, art, music, dance, film, literature, etc.

Date: November 18th to December 17th, 2017
Address: Northern Shore Art District

Please contact Ms. Pan for media visit and interview.
Mobile:(+86)157 1154 1772
E-mail address: ld@amoysen.com
 
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