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Madrid Design Festival celebrates its 2nd edition

Throughout the month of February, Madrid once more turns into the international capital of design with the second edition of the Madrid Design Festival that covers all areas of the sector such as architecture, graphic design, interior design, fashion, urban planning, illustration and technology.

What’s more, music and gastronomy have been added as key themes for the 2019 event.

Madrid Design Festival 2
Necklace by Barcelona jewellery designer Olivia Barthe, which will be on show at the Museo Artes Decorativas.

With over 200 items on the packed agenda taking place in venues across the city, visitors can enjoy exhibitions, workshops, public installations, performances, showrooms and much more.

There is also the Festival OFF, which allows numerous design-related places around Madrid to get involved, including pop-up shops, studios, galleries, workshops and restaurants.

The Food Design Experience offers diners the chance to taste iconic designs from the past 100 years, as they’re transformed into tapas to create an innovative meal.

Madrid Design Festival 2019
This Patriot radio (1940) is part of the Alfaro Hofmann collection of industrial design

The three-day MadridDesignPro event, whose slogan this year is ‘Redesign the World’, is aimed at those working in the design industry and includes conferences, masterclasses and the chance to network with other professionals.

Among those speaking are Spanish fashion designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, founder of Subterfuge Records Carlos Galán, and British design entrepreneur Benjamin Hubert.

When: 1-28 February

Where: Various venues

More info: madriddesignfestival.com

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