India’s largest design festival held at Queen of Arabian Sea, where instigators from different parts of the world disrupt, imagine, ideate, innovate, and design for a better tomorrow.
#KOCHI DESIGN WEEK strives to create a sustainable ecosystem through innovative and visionary technology-enabled & design thinking. After a successful first edition, the second installment of #KDW consists of an array of independent events stitched together with design thread. Inquisitive individuals can learn and interact through workshops, panel discussions, keynote speeches, exhibitions, and many more organized as a part of the design week where they can listen, and discuss with the industry experts on the future of design.
Pioneers and leaders of the design world will come together to discuss on the current and future of design and trends. Kochi Design Summit is the ideal place for you to get the best advanced and perfect design inspirations. Informative keynote sessions and thoughtful panel discussions by renowned designers and decision-makers will captivate and ignite your design spirit.
GLOBAL ARCHITECTURE SUMMIT
Curated by leading architect Padmashree Ar. Shankar, Global Architecture Summit will be a great platform to discuss, ideate and reinvent the face of architecture and sustainability. Curated sessions by industry bodies like IIA and IIID will add great value through outstanding speakers and content.
Design Expo is an arena to showcase innovative products and new product launches. This will be a one-stop exhibition providing attendees and exhibitors the ultimate destination to network, exhibit and build their business relationships. Design Expo will have newfangled design trends introduced to match the design industry.
Designing is a commitment to creating something unique that meets today’s needs. Design Workshops at Kochi Design Week will provide hands-on experience with various design processes and methodologies. Curated and conducted by industry experts Kochi Design Week brings together a series of workshops for your hands-on experiments and practice.
Designs and innovations are changes that unlocks new value to act fearlessly and reshape our world. Design Open will be a curated event in partnership with IxDA Global. This will be an inclusive platform to showcase design and to make design accessible to everyone.
For more details and registration visit: designopen.in
BLOCK HASH LIVE
An International Blockchain Summit in which experts from across the world will lead a discussion on the business potential of the modern age. The event will bring technology enthusiasts for the exchange of ideas, reflections on technology trends/adoptions and the potential discussions on collaborative opportunities for the public good and in making Kerala, the Blockchain hub of India.
A group of makers are invited from different parts of the country to share and exchange their ideas, artwork, activities, and products. An event that celebrates and showcases self-organized transformative artwork. Maker Fest will be an unprecedented opportunity to innovate, problem-solve and design for our own local communities in small flexible groups.
For more details visit: makerfestkerala.com
KERALA DESIGN CHALLENGE
Kochi Design Week 2019 conducts a creative competition for the students of Kerala to put their ideas to rebuild the state’s infrastructure after the massive flood that hit during the monsoon. This will be an opportunity for the students to design their own hometown with their own imagination and creative talent. Students can express their visions through write-ups, posters, paintings, photographs, and short films.
For more details & registeration visit: kdc2k19.com
Design experts across the world come together to provide a deep dive on a well-defined topic related to design and explore in great depth. Kochi Design Week Master Classes will be an opportunity for the design enthusiasts to listen and interact with the industry stalwarts who embarked on their creative talents. KDW Master Classes: Product Design, UI/UX Design, Design for Branding & Communication, Service Design, Design for Urban Infrastructure & Smart Cities.