|A conference in HCM City on Tuesday kicks off VMARK Interior Design Week. – VNS Photo Thu Ngân|
HCM CITY – The first VMARK Interior Design Week 2019 will be held in HCM City from May 17-20 this year under the theme “Creative Aspirations”, the Việt Nam Design Association announced on Tuesday.
With the main aim of growing and nurturing the Vietnamese design industry by enhancing the community through education, awareness and experience, the event is part of the Việt Nam Design Association network events held in 2019.
Beginning this year, the VMARK Interior Design Week will be an annual event held in Việt Nam, the association said.
The event also contributes to building a Vietnamese design identity with the purpose of being recorgnised globally, it added.
The week will include three main events, the VMARK Design Summit, VMARK Design Exhibition and VMARK Design Awards.
The summit will include conferences, seminars and networking sessions featuring various topics relating to interior design.
Participants will include speakers from the Government, creative entrepreneurs, members of the Interior Design Association and representatives from Việt Nam and other countries.
The exhibition will showcase the achievements of quality branded and designed lifestyle products, as well as products that have won design awards.
The exhibition will bring together a collection of local and international design activities to enhance designers’ and manufacturers’ co-operation activities.
The VMARK Design Awards is a member of the International Design Awards which has been active in many developed countries for decades.
The awards will evaluate and reward the best applied designs in Việt Nam developed by both Vietnamese and foreign creators.
A gala party will be organised on May 17 at the Reverie Hotel in District 1 in HCM City to honour the winners. – VNS