DESIGN.VE is a biennial design festival located in Venice. It runs in parallel with the first month of the Architecture Biennale.
The second edition of DESIGN.VE will take place in various locations throughout the city from May 23rd to June 17th, 2018.
DESIGN.VE is a new format devoted to design and providing a wider look at the design world.
It is centered around a thematic group show presented alongside a series of collateral exhibitions located across the city.
Unexpected places for design: historic buildings, hidden cloisters, design boutiques, private galleries and intriguing places will plot the design cardinal points of the DESIGN.VE MAP.
Participation is open to emerging independent designers and established brands alike, as well as museums, universities and galleries.
2018 second edition
May 23-June 17
2016 FIRST EDITION
DESIGN.VE 2016, organized in partnership with AtemporaryStudio, presented the work of more than 80 DESIGNERS – either independent or representing their manufacturing industries – and artists in 12 DIFFERENT LOCATIONS concentrated around two main areas: the Accademia/Zattere area, close to some of the most important cultural sites of Venice as for example Punta della Dogana, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and the renewed Gallerie dell’Accademia, and the Castello area, that is the cross point of the paths leading to the Giardini and the Arsenale, the Biennale venues.
DESIGN.VE is a project of VENICEARTFACTORY