Photo: Lucijan in Vladimir
On 18 September 2014, the results of an unprecedented collaborative effort took the stage at the Museum of Architecture and Design in Ljubljana, Slovenia, as the Biennial of Design opened its doors to the public unveiling of the results of an ambitious six-month work process by more than 100 international participants from 20 counties under the guidance of interdisciplinary mentors and partners, engaging in the themes of Affordable Living, Knowing Food, Public Water Public Space, Walking the City,Hidden Crafts, The Fashion System, Hacking Households, Nanotourism, Engine Blocks, Observing Space and Designing Life.
In the year of its 50th anniversary, the main show will be accompanied by historical exhibition The Biennial of (Industrial) Design over Fifty Years, the first such review of the history of biennial, shedding light on the transformation and shifts in the discipline of design, our society, and ultimately everyday life.
A steady course of events will mark the opening of the Biennial, including the presentation of award, the opening of two major exhibitions and a rich network of events in the city. Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Biennial of Design, which seeks to redefine what a design event can be!