Last year, with a total of 91,100 visitors at 126 activities with 431 designers and labels, Designmonat Graz transferred the city into a one-month state of exceptional circumstances. And the tenth edition of the Festival in 2018 will once again turn the UNESCO City of Design a stage for regional, national and international creative people from all disciplines and numerous guests from the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.
One of the 50 best events in 2018
The fact that Designmonat Graz has long since become a fixture in the international calendar of events shows the ranking among the 50 best events in 2018 worldwide by the British architecture and design magazine Dezeen. www.deezen.com
10 years of Designmonat Graz
Designmonat Graz 2018 will be opened on May 4 at Joanneumsviertel, together with the exhibition SELECTED, featuring interior and product design. Subsequently, there is Designers¹ Night at Helmut-List-Halle. Also happening on the opening weekend: Designers¹ Breakfast by the format ‘Design in the City’. Additionally, there will be a Designmonat focus in the region of Hartberg-Poellau.
Programme focus 2018
The tenth Designmonat Graz is dedicated to the topic Tolerance and questions how subjective perceptions and evaluable parameter confront each other when it comes to ‘good design’. Good design transcends borders and needs creative escalation. How can we foster it within the design process? What accounts for the challenging relationship of tolerance and design?