India Design ID 2016, India's definitive Design Week is starting at NSIC Grounds Okhla from February 12th -14th 2016. This Ogaan initiative, presented by Asian Paints is now in its fourth successful year and will bring together renowned designers across the globe to showcase and exchange dialogue on various perspective of this domain.
The platform for India Design ID 2016 will comprise of three verticals - Exhibit ID, ID Symposium powered by Roca and ID Satellite. These three arms will bring together prominent design experts and international design visionaries to share their experiences, knowledge and aesthetics through exhibitions, installations and discussions.
Exhibit ID(12-14th Feb 2016) is an exhibition space that will showcase the finest in home decoration, with high-end brands and designers unveiling their latest collections. This year, we present themed pavilions, namely Decoration, Design and Trends. Housed within the Decoration Pavilion will be the best in decor, the Trends Pavilion will present the Colour Next trend forecasts for 2016, and the newly christened Design Pavilion showcases the talents of designers and design labels.
And finally the outdoor space will feature installations by leading designers like Peek-a-boo Patterns, CMYK Book Store, Studio Wood, Bird Fire, THE PURE CONCEPT, Alex Davis and many more.
This year there is a second decoration pavilion called New Decoration which is an addition to India Design ID 2016 which will feature new exhibitors namely, Diviana, Fcdi - FCML Design initiative, SAINT-GOBAIN, Square inch, Spaces Home and Beyond, Hafele India and Sunil Sethi Design Alliance.
ID Symposium(12-13th Feb 2016), powered by Roca seeks to inspire the design fraternity in India, and also offer a networking opportunity to build relationships within the industry. ID Symposium would feature engaging speakers from different walks of life, such as Ashiesh Shah, Dominique Jean-Lavabre, Nipa Doshi, Tom Dixon, Fernando Menis, Greg Reaves, Mario Bellini, India Mahdavi and Toyo Ito to name a few.
This year visitors to India Design ID 2016 will have a wide array of eating options to choose from, such as Brown Sugar, Caara Cafe, Dunkin Donuts, Jugmug Thela, The Park Cafe
ID Satellite(5-14th Feb 2016), the hip offsite vertical discovers design districts of Delhi with promotions, collaborations and events across different venues through week long festivities at design districts like Lado Sarai, Meharchand Market, Shahpur Jat, Defence Colony, and MG Road with new additions at Khan Market and Greater Kailash which will have the capital buzzing with design. The participating venues will feature design-linked activities across lifestyle stores, restaurants, malls, bookshops, galleries, select public/private locations, with an explosion of launches, new collections, cocktails, previews, reviews and special events.
Last year's event saw over 21,000 visitors, from the design trade as well as design-conscious consumers, and this year the numbers are expected to be substantially higher.