The first edition of Bengaluru Design festival to be held from 11th November to 12th December 2022
The event will witness a gathering of over 50,000 design professionals, architects, thought leaders, policy makers & government officials, creative minds and students
Honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri. Basavaraj Bommai today unveiled the logo of Bengaluru Design Festival and flagged on the festival campaign in presence of Dr. Ashwath Narayan Minister of Higher Education, IT & BT, Karnataka, Home Minister of Karnataka Shri. Araga Jnanendra and other esteemed guests.
Bengaluru Design Festival is scheduled from 11th November to 12th December 2022. The Design Festival is organised by the Bengaluru Design District project with the support of Government of Karnataka in association with ISDC – International Skill Development Corporation, World Design Council, JAIN (Deemed-to-be-University), various professional and industry bodies like Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Association of Designers for India (ADI) etc.
Bengaluru Design Festival is an ambitious project to host World’s largest design festival with a vision to convert Bengaluru as the design hub of the world, by effective usage of design to drive economic, social, cultural, and environmental developments. Through a collective programme of over 500 events and activations, including Design Summits, Installations, Workshops, Design Talks, Exhibits, Design Challenges etc., the city will showcase best practices in sustainable design-led initiatives and innovations that improve quality of life.
Unveiling the logo, Basavaraj Bommai, said, “Smart and innovative design is at the core of everything we do today. We feel proud to host one of the largest design festivals in the country which will open up a great deal of opportunities for all the stakeholders and put Bengaluru at the forefront as a design destination, be it learning, applying or developing creative solutions.”
“We are extremely excited as we are one step closer to the grand event brOur Being the global tech destination, Bengaluru has every potential to tap the next creative economy boom. The festival will help to aggregate and accelerate the creative ecosystem. The proposed design district will attract global creative giants to the city. We wish all the best to the organizers and ensure all sort of support and encouragement from the state.”
Dr. Ashwath Narayan CN, Minister of Higher Education and Skills, Government of Karnataka, said, “We are extremely excited as we are one step closer to the grand designing event to be hosted by Namma Bengalluru. Bengaluru has always been a forerunner in bringing futuristic developments and has every potential to tap the next creative economy boom. This design festival will not only help to aggregate and accelerate the creative ecosystem but attract global creative giants to the city as well. We strongly belive this design festival will provide excellent opportunities for students interested in a career in art and design “
Tom Joseph, Executive Director for Strategy and Development at ISDC said, “ISDC is committed in creating a symmetrical education ecosystem which serves every aspect of learning and development. The Bangalore design Festival is extension to our commitment in bringing world class designing solutions in India and create an composed exchange system that helps the students of design & arts in the country achieve new creative heights. Bangalore Design District and Bangalore Design Festival will be an unique and most sought after design event for the the professional and enthusiasts of India and the globe.”