Bologna Design Week 2019, six days and six nights all to be experienced! Save the date: from Monday 23 September to Saturday 28 September 2019, previews, exhibitions, design talks, workshops, screenings and guided tours will change the perception of the city center and will animate theaters, museums, historic buildings, showrooms, new locations, squares, deconsecrated churches and not, art galleries and private homes.

Internal exhibition space set up for Bologna design week

A calendar full of events and appointments not to be missed!

Created and organized by Enrico Maria Pastorello, General Manager, and Elena Vai, Creative Director, Bologna Design Week 2019 is an event spread throughout the city through the wonders of its creative and architectural heritage and also for this fifth edition reconfirms the partnership with Cersaie, international fair promoted by Confindustria Ceramica, to celebrate the ceramic architecture and bathroom furnishing week.

Strengthening the widespread involvement, a series of preview events anticipated the week: the Immutea 1919 concert, a music performance designed to celebrate the centenary of the birth of the Bauhaus, premiered on August 31st and will be performed exclusively on Thursday September 26th or the traveling photography exhibition “Bauhaus Architecture” by the German photographer Hans Engels at the Goethe Zentrum in Bologna from September 13th to October 8th.

Internal exhibition space set up for Bologna design

Among the events not to be missed, the Esprit Nouveau exhibition: le nouvel esprit des couleurs selon Le Corbusier, created by the ceramic company of Faenza Gigacer under the patronage of Les Couleurs Le Corbusier, reflection on the sense of color in Le Corbusier, the projection of Koolhaas Houselife, a portrait of one of the masterpieces of contemporary architecture, on view at the Cineteca Monday, September 23 at the opening of BDW, the Bologna Design Tech Night (B-DTN19), centered on art and technology, the flagship evening event of Bologna Design Week 2019 organized by Magilla, in collaboration with Net Service Digital Hub, which will be held on Wednesday 25 September from 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm, within an exceptional setting, the Net Service Digital Hub.

And then, from 23rd to 28th September 2019, the ephemeral installation QUESTA VOLTA IN TEATRO, which comes from an idea of ​​Stile Bottega architecture, a young and dynamic studio specialized in retail and interior design, developed together with the Studio Associato Marchingegno and Baustudio, with the partnership of the Municipal Theater Foundation of Bologna and Bologna Design Week. The physical space of the theater is brought back to the center of the city scene, metaphorically recreating the city inside the theater.

Outer space

The “Design Night – The long night of Cersaie”, on Wednesday 25 September, while on Saturday 28 the BDW MARKET returns, presenting the second edition at the Scuderia, Future Food Urban Coolab in Piazza Verdi, through a format dedicated to designers and creatives. Curated by Alice Donferri Mitelli, Pietro Baruzzi and Edoardo Ferrari, the event stems from the desire to create a temporary space to present and sell products that combine creativity, originality and innovation.

This is much more at the Bologna Design Week 2019. The complete program is published on the website, from which you can download the BDW19 app for free with the interactive map and the calendar of events day by day.