Design Festival Design Night Tallinn, Sept 23-26, 2010 07.08.2010


In the end of September city of Tallinn is taken over by design. Fifth Design festival Design Night (Disainiöö) takes place on 23-25 of September and the heart of the festival is situated in lively Rotermann quarter. Different interdisciplinary events around the city embrace design, architecture, art, cinema, music, etc.

Design at your Service

The keynote of this year’s festival is Design at your Service, what promotes the application of creativity in the fields of activity of modern lifestyles in the name of creating a better physical and social environment, cultural tourism and cultural entertainment. The keyword is synthesis that indicates to ever crowing process where different fields of culture merge together and create something new and unidentified.

The lead-in to the festival is international conference Design at your Service, where different lectures around the world will speak about Design for All, Design Management etc.

One of the highlights of the festival is announcing the winners of Estonian design prize BRUNO and opening of the exhibition of the works.

In various locations around the city and in building of old flour storage (where Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker was filmed) you can see the core of Estonian design and also fresh picks of Holland.

Design Night also urges to find connections between design and culinary. Workshop/contest Leib (Bread) appraise Estonian pastry and in the guidance of Simone van de Waart we search for Estonian Snack.

Festival visitors will be offered installations created especially for the festival, fashion shows and the chance to participate in workshops and the fund-raising Disainioksjon (Design auction). Pecha Kucha will bring together a lot of architects and designers who will share their thoughts. A drive-in cinema will come to the streets of the city.

During Design Night on Friday museums, galleries and shops will leave their doors open until midnight and host special events, exhibition vernissages, product presentations etc. 

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