Design China Beijing
First launched in 2018, Design China Beijing is the sister edition of Design Shanghai created in 2014. Both are part of the massive group Clarion Events. The fair focuses on each and every aspects of design with a wide range of pieces exhibited. Indeed visitors can admire and purchase design furniture, orginal ceramics, lightnings, soft rugs, bathroom pieces, wall art and much more, from the world’s hottest brand. Thus, the show gathers over 20,000 prominent collectors, decorators, interior designers, curators and architects. Design China Beijing is an adult-only fair as the entrance is not allowed for people under 16 years old. A not-to-be-missed event for all design lovers.
Zhuo Tan shares her views!
Design China Beijing 2022
National Agricultural Exhibition Centre No.11 Hall
No.16 North Road, East 3rd Ring Road
Chaoyang District, Beijing
26 September: 9am – 6pm
27-28 September: 9am – 5pm
One-day tickets: 1,500 RMB
Two-days tickets: 2,500 RMB
Three-days tickets: 3,000 RMB
Insights Design China Beijing
What would you say is the DNA of Design China Beijing?
Design China Beijing debuted in 2018 in response to a burgeoning new design market in China’s capital, championed by leading architecture practices, design studios and China’s best academic institutions. The show takes an academic and research-led approach to design with significant focus on sustainability, creating a unique dialogue between exhibiting brands and industry professionals.
What type of galleries are chosen to exhibit, and why?
Design galleries and limited-edition design piece. Architects and interior designers are the biggest buyer in China for limited edition design pieces.
What is the price range of pieces? Who is the average buyer?
Average 200,000 RMB. Architects and Interior designers.
“The show takes an academic and research-led approach to design with significant focus on sustainability.”
Design China Beijing © Deezen
Who is the typical attendee of FAIR?
The best architects from across China and the West
The most prolific interior designers from around the world
Highly influential property developers from Shanghai and nearby cities
China’s elite and powerful buyers and retailers
Key decision makers from the private and public sectors
A very targeted, affluent public audience
What strategy – physical as digital – will you adopt in medium to long term?
We will explore digital approaches more alongside the live shows. Connecting people at the show and after is very important for our audience.
What are two other art fairs you would suggest?
Design Shanghai and Design Shenzhen
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