Are you a design lover, looking for new and captivating places in which unleash your inner creativity? We have got a list of the best cities to visit for you!
You may don’t know, in fact, that beside the common destinations for designers, such as London, Paris, Milan or New York, there are many other inspiring cities that would quench your thirst for knowledge in the design field.
In November 2015 this city launched its first Nairobi Design Week, enchanting all visitors with wonderful proposal of pieces of design. You are highly recommended to visit the GoDown Arts Centre, a warehouse converted into artists’ studios.
Seoul, South Korea
In 2010 the city was named the World Design Capital and also designated a UNESCO City of Design. It is not difficult to guess why! Its amazing architecture is definitely a sight for sore eyes.
Mexico City, Mexico
From Aztec culture to contemporary life, Mexico city is a mix of art and history, whose effects are clearly visible in different parts of the city. Museum Soumaya is one of the most appealing museum, that attracts a huge number of visitors from every corner of the world. 2009 has been the first year in which the city has had its Design week, and the importance of this event is growing year after year.
In this undiscovered city in China are produced great pieces of manufacturing design, that elevate Shenzen as a one of the best destination for designers and architects. Its economy is growing constantly and during the last year an incredible growth in urban planning has occured. If you are attracted by the Asian design, this would be the ideal destination for you!
Buenos Aires, Argentina
This stunning capital has been influenced for a long time from the French culture, and for this reason it is also known as the Paris of South America. Although it has developed a style all its own, the French heritage is still strong and it can be perceived even in the design field. Recoleta, San Telmo and Palermo are the best zones for doing shopping, expecially for boutiques.
Guggenheim museum is certainly the most known place to see in the city, but Bilbao offers other wonderful scenarios. That is why architects and designers choose this city to develop new projects and expand their business.
In 2012, for the first time in the city took place the Detroit Design Festival and three years later it became the only U.S. city named a UNESCO city of Design. With its wonderful buildings and its cultural renaissance heritage, Detroit is certainly one of the best place to visit in the U.S.
Source: Architectural Digest
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