For the first time, Malaysia will be playing host to KL design week. International design festivals and week long showcases of design excellence are held annually in Tokyo, Bangkok, London, Singapore and Amesterdam etc.
These are important platforms for artists and designers to exhibit the latest innovations in design, and serve as a cultural and artistic discourse of emerging design trends internationally.
KL design week will present an exciting and diverse range of work of Malaysian and international exhibitions, forums, talks and installations to a broad audience. The exhibitions have been specially selected by renowned curators to extend a greater understanding of design across all disciplines. The aim of Kuala Lumpur design week is to nurture potential and diversity, that is inherent in Multi-cultural Malaysia, raising the bar of design in the region to international standards.
This festival includes an excellect mix of well know designers, students as well as emerging designers in the areas of product design, Interior, architecture, graphic design, advertising, illustration, character design, animation, digital art as well as mixed media. Several foreign design associations, curators and speakers will be participate in this event which will span more than few venues and more than participating international speakers and presenters in the period of ten days.
David Carson / Hue Visualab / JL Design / Stefan Sagmeister / Koji Morimoto-Studio4°c / Tokyo Plastic / Supernature / Troika / Chris Bosse of Lava / Kuntzel+Deygas / Shun Kawakami of Artless / IDN Magazine / Hexa Project / Umeric / Jackson Tan/ Aya Kato / Graham Perkins / Felix of Silnt / Heath Nash / Director Kobayashi / Uselesshop and many more…