Designer's Saturday is dedicated to furniture, textiles, lighting, flooring and other interior and design related products aimed at both industry professionals and the wider design interested public. Both Norwegian and international brands as well as young and up and coming designers attend, focusing on quality and professional competanse and building relations between different professional environments. Designers Saturday was originaly brought to Norway from New York in 1986 and the event is held every other year.
A free bus service is available to attendees; simply jump on and off the bus where you want. Cutting edge Norwegian, Scandinavian and international exhibitors will display their products at locations across Oslo city centre. Both Saturday and Sunday you will find exhibitions and installations by students and up and coming designers.
Friday, Oslo Academy of the Arts:
2:00 PM: DS Academy exhibitions open;
CO-OP: Eight different exhibitions with producers and students in collaboration.
SCHOOLS: Six Norwegian design education shows their best projects.
UNIKA AUCTION: Sales exhibition before online and live auction Sunday.
3:00 PM: Official opening, Oslo Academy of the Arts:
Price ceremony, DS Awards Best Interior by Sadie Morgan.
Price ceremony, DS AwardsBest Talents by Paul Bennett.
3:30 PM: Design Talks at Oslo Academy of the Arts by Sadie Morgan and Paul Bennett, with this years theme responsibility in mind.
4:30 - 6:00 PM: Mingling and open exhibitions.
09:00 AM -6:00 PM: Free DS buses every ten minutes in both directions throughout 14 stops in Oslo city center - see map. Saturday is open to professional visitors.
6:00 PM: Saturday Night Party, at Røverstaden. Read more and order tickets here.
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Free DS busses every 10 minutes in both directions throughout 14 stops in Oslo city center, see map. Open to professional visitors and everyone interested in design, furniture and interior.
2:00 PM: Speed dating at the School of Architecture and Design. Read more here.
3:30 PM: Unika Auction, live at the Oslo Academy of the Arts, social get together and the end of DS 2019.