2018 Interior Design Expo’s to add to your Diary.

2018 Interior Design Expo’s

If your New Years resolution includes more travel, then consider planing your next holiday around on of the many Interior Design Expo’s. These shows provide great creative inspiration, showcase new products and highlight interior trends. Many include great seminar programs enabling us to learn more, stay current and think out the box.

With so many events to choose from it can be mind boggling, here is a shortlist of interior design expo’s in South Africa and other wonderful cities around the world.


2018 Interior Design Exhibitions to Diarise
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IMM Cologne January 15 -21
“The first interiors show of the year 2018 present the trends which will be shaping the furniture and interior sector.”

Maison Objet  Paris –  January 19th- 23rd
“Maison & Objet is the international authority for home decor, interior design, architecture and lifestyle culture and trends through its shows, events and its digital platform.”  Two shows are held a year, one in Feb and the other in September.


Homemakers Expo  Johannesburg –  February 22 – 25
The show brings together a comprehensive product scope: home improvement, design, interior finishing, furniture, textiles, bathrooms and kitchens.  Expos also in Durban, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria.

Design Indaba – Emerging Creative’s 2018 –  Cape Town February 20th-24th 
Design Indaba presents an exhibition that showcases the talents of local rising design stars.

Stockholm Design WeekFebruary 5 – 11
The worlds largest meeting place for Scandinavian Design


2018 Interior design Exhibitions to Diarise
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Decorex Durban  – March 21 – 25
South Africa’s premier decor, design and lifestyle exhibition taking place in 3 cities: Durban,  Cape Town and Johannesburg. The first show in Durban is the smallest, followed by Cape Town in April and the flagship show in Johannesburg in August.

Index Dubai –  March 26 – 29
The largest business platform for the interior Design and Architectural community.  In line with the theme for 2018 ‘An exploration of self-expression,”  visitors will be taken on a journey of how “the self” can truly come to life through design.


2018 Interior Design Exhibitions to Diarise

Salone Del Mobile – Milan – April 17-22
The international reference point for the furnishing and design sector.

Decorex Cape Town  – April 27  –  May 1

Design Joburg  – featuring Rooms on View – Johannesburg – May 25-27 
Showcasing the very best that the local decor and design trade has to offer.


2018 Interior Design Exhibitions
“A life extraordinary’ by Moooi, photography Levon Bi

NYCxDesignNew York – May 11-23
Celebrates the world of design with events taking place across the cities 5 boroughs.


NeoCon  – Chicago – June 11 -13
Celebrating 50 Years. North Americas most important Design Expo and conference for commercial interiors. Focused on being at the forefront of changing commercial design and business trends.


Decor + Design  – Melbourne – July 19 -22
Australia’s No. 1 interiors trade event.

House & Garden ShowDurban –  July 30 – June 8 


Decorex Joburg Johannesburg – August 8- 12 

100% Design South Africa –  Johannesburg – August 8-12 

Homemakers Expo – Cape Town – 30 August – 2 September.


2018 Interior Design Exhibitions to Diarise
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Maison Objet Paris September 7-11

Paris Design weekSeptember 8th  – 16th

Decorex – London – September 16 – 19

London Design Fair–  September – 20-23

100% Design London –  September 19-22 

Design Junction London –  September 20 – 23


 Saloni Worldwide Moscow  – October 11-14

These interior design expo’s on my radar and are just some of the many around the world, please let me know if there are any others you highly recommend.

Have an inspirational week.

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