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BERLIN DESIGN WEEK presents and discusses innovative design concepts that envision a positive future and serves as a stage for the local design scene. The seventh edition will be held from 27 April to 5 May 2024.
Our festival programme consists of free-form events that are organised and developed by the designers themselves, as well as structured formats in which we provide a set framework. Potential participants can apply to participate in any and all of the different formats. The deadline for applications is 17 March 2024.



Who can participate?

BERLIN DESIGN WEEK is a platform for designers, studios, agencies, companies, universities, and research institutions from around the world. They are all invited to develop concepts for events as part of our festival in order to present their ideas, innovations and products to an international audience.

Application process

Step 1:

Fill in the registration form for the format of your choice further down this page. Tell us about yourself and briefly introduce your work or the project you want to present at BERLIN DESIGN WEEK. In terms of dates and times, your concept can range from a one-time event to a format that spans several days.

Once you have submitted the form, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing a summary of your information. You will receive an answer from the BERLIN DESIGN WEEK programme team within two weeks.

Step 2:

If your event is approved by the BERLIN DESIGN WEEK programme team, you will receive login data for the final programme form where you can enter further information and details about your event.

Once you submit this 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.

Participation fees

Curated program and subformat DESIGN+SCIENCE

Designers, studios, agencies, companies :

  • 1–10 employees: EUR 700
  • 11–50 employees: EUR 1,400
  • More than 50 employees EUR 3,000

Cultural institutions, educational institutions, research institutions :

  • Flat fee: EUR 1,000

All prices subject to VAT

The prices for the sub-formats DESIGN POOL (from720 €) und BERLIN DESIGN NIGHTS (from200 €) vary.

As a participant in the curated overall program of the Berlin Design Week, participation in the DESIGN POOL and the BERLIN DESIGN NIGHTS is possible at no extra charge. Please fill out the appropriate forms if you would like to participate.

Finding a location

The BERLIN DESIGN WEEK formats take place in parallel at different locations in Berlin. Are you looking for a location? The main location of BERLIN DESIGN WEEK is the Peter-Behrens-Bau in Oberschöneweide. We have space available here for exhibitions, presentations, performances, talks, etc. We still have places available. All information about this


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CURATED PROGRAMME 27.04. – 05.05.

Our free-form programme is a diverse collection of events organised and developed by the participants themselves that provides the festival with a multitude of perspectives and voices. Designers, studios, and collectives, as well as brands and companies of all sizes, agencies, universities, and research institutions, are all invited to develop their own content and presentation formats in order to become part of the creative heart of our festival. From exhibitions to talks and tours all the way to presentations, the free-form programme offers a wide range of different formats. This open structured portion of our programme reflects the scientific advances, fresh ideas and ethical responsibility that will lead the way for the design of tomorrow.

Subformat Design + Science 27.04. – 05.05.

With DESIGN + SCIENCE, we are creating a platform that focuses on the interplay between design, science and research. 

Subformat Berlin Design Nights 02. – 03.05.

Our BERLIN DESIGN NIGHTS offer a showcase for the diversity of Berlin’s design culture. Designers and studios open their doors on two evenings.

Subformat Design Pool 27.04. – 28.04.

Our design market DESIGN POOL is a central element of the BERLIN DESIGN WEEK. It is the only sales format that offers designers the opportunity to present their craftsmanship and products.

Subformat Berlin Design Day 27.04.

The Berlin Design Day as the kick-off of the BERLIN DESIGN WEEK: The stage is yours! We want to learn from each other, get fresh inspiration and network. To this end, we are awarding 8 speaker slots of 20 minutes each. 

The BERLIN DESIGN DAY is the kick-off event of the BERLIN DESIGN WEEK and is a cooperation between Berlin Design e.V. and the BERLIN DESIGN WEEK.

Subformat next 27.04. – 05.05.

NEXT presents young design talents from Europe who are committed to shaping a sustainable future. In collaboration with EUNIC Berlin and the Kunstgewerbemuseum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin.