The Istanbul Design Summit is the design event
that aims to announce the mission of the City of Design Istanbul,
which has a rich design concept in the architectural texture, landscape areas,
urbanism concept, craft and art field.
The Summit will serve as a hub and support Istanbul’s design ecosystem stakeholders,
implement Design City Programs in the long term, encourage multi-disciplinary work,
provide technological infrastructure, promote the visibility of young designers
and enhance international cooperation and experience sharing.
The Keynote Lecture will be given by legendary designer Karim Rashid.
A national design policy outline study will be conducted at the summit where design panels will be formed with a common idea base for the views of the Design Cities in the field of design policy. 31 Cities of Design representatives, creative cities network and design professionals will meet at the Istanbul Design Summit.
1-2 March, 2019
Haliç Congress Center, Istanbul