The 2nd Thessaloniki Design Week is organized in October 2021 under the general title “INNOVATION IN DESIGN” and will be a platform for networking, extroversion and promotion of innovative ideas and projects in Greece and abroad, through an exhibition program and competitions.

All aspects of the event focus on the innovation, ingenuity and experience of the creative potential and entrepreneurship of the city and the country, in contact with international trends, aiming at redefining and evolving every aspect of our lives.

This is an initiative of PHILARTIA in collaboration with the Municipality of Thessaloniki, in which groups active in the fields of design, education, culture and entrepreneurship participate.

The event, taking into account the developments both in the country and internationally, is planned to be developed in two phases.

The first concerns the realization of the Open International Invitation (Open Call) that will result in a digital exhibition of selected proposals, while in the second year, in October, the main event of Thessaloniki Design Week will take place, in physical or hybrid form of the conditions with exhibitions, workshops and guided tours in various parts of the city.

The Open Call is addressed to designers, architects, but also groups or companies active in all areas of design, to submit their proposals and projects concerning, either digitally or tangible, products, services and applications with axis INNOVATION IN DESIGN.