BERLIN DESIGN WEEK
#RESILIENCE
08.—17. MAI 2023

FOCUS BERLIN DESIGN WEEK

THE THEME OF BERLIN DESIGN WEEK 2023 #RESILIENCE RUNS THROUGHOUT THE PROGRAM. The pillars of our programme are diversity, ways of thinking and approaches to design that envision and shape our future. At BERLIN DESIGN WEEK, scientific progress, fresh ideas and ethical responsibility all come together to create the design of tomorrow.

FAQ

WHO CAN BECOME A PROGRAM PARTNER?

Berlin-based, Germany-based and international designers, design studios, design collectives, brands, companies, agencies, cultural institutions, educational institutions, research institutions, galleries, shops and start-ups are all invited to contribute to BERLIN DESIGN WEEK and, in this way, to present their ideas, concepts and products.

PAST PARTICIPANTS HAVE COME FROM THE FOLLOWING DESIGN FIELDS:

Industrial design, communication design, interaction design, spatial design, textile and materials design, interior design, UX design, UI design, design research, social design, synesthetic design, design management, design thinking, eco design and more.

 

In its fifth edition in 2022, ten exhibitions, 30 locations, 7 institutions, and about 150 national and international participants from 42 countries took part at BERLIN DESIGN WEEK. Participants included designers and organizations from different design fields in product design, interior design, social design, healthcare & well-being, digital solutions, environmental design, UX, UI, mobility, design concept, and visual arts, who jointly designed an extensive program.

HOW DO I FIND THE RIGHT LOCATION?

BERLIN DESIGN WEEK events take place simultaneously at various locations around Berlin. Looking for a location? You can find a list of possible locations at visitBerlin and go pop up.

 

The BERLIN DESIGN WEEK team is happy to help you find a suitable location and—upon request—will also scout locations for you and establish connections with location owners.

REGISTRATION PROCESS 17.10.2022 – 18.02.2023

Step 1

Fill in the pre-registration form on this page. Introduce yourself and describe the work you want to present at BERLIN DESIGN WEEK in the “Concept overview” field. Please also describe the kind of event you are planning (e.g., exhibition, talk, presentation, etc.) as well as the dates and, if possible, times at which BERLIN DESIGN WEEK visitors can attend your event. In terms of dates and times, your concept can range from a one-time event to a format that spans ten days.

 

Once you have submitted the form, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing a summary of all of the entered information. You will receive an answer from the BERLIN DESIGN WEEK programme team within one week of submitting your application.

Step 2:

If your event is approved by the BERLIN DESIGN WEEK 2023 programme team, you will receive login data for your final programme form where you can enter further information and details about your event. Before you submit the form, make sure that you have filled in every field.

 

You can enter up to five events in your registration form by clicking “Add another event”. Every event is automatically assigned the same location and organizer. 

 

Once you submit the form, you will once again receive a confirmation e-mail containing a summary of all the information you have sent us.

Step 3:

Once we have received detailed information about your event and your materials, we will enter this information into our programme. We will notify you when your event goes live. You then have 7 days to change, correct or add any information. 

SELECTION CRITERIA

Submitted project proposals will be evaluated and selected based on the following criteria:

  • The manner in which the project addresses new and relevant design trends and strategies
  • Its connection to the theme of this year’s BERLIN DESIGN WEEK „#RESILIENCE“
  • Its social, ethical and sustainable relevance and impact 
  • Its maturity and presentation
  • Its innovative approach
PARTICIPATION FEES

The fees listed below apply for one independently organised event for BERLIN DESIGN WEEK at an existing location or a location organised by the applicant. All prices indicated are subject to VAT.

DESIGNERS, DESIGN STUDIOS, DESIGN COLLECTIVES, BRANDS, COMPANIES, AGENCIES:
  • 10 or more employees EUR 700
  • 11 to 50 employees EUR 1,400
  • More than 50 employees EUR 3,000
CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS:
  • Flat rate EUR 1,000

PRE APPLICATION

THE APPLICATION FORM FOR BERLIN DESIGN WEEK 2023 IS AVAILABLE FROM 17.10.2022 TO 18.02.2023.
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