Design Event Festival 2011 Overview

The seventh annual Design Event festival took place over a 5-day period this year (14-18 October) and was centered around the theme of Happiness.

The main hub for Design Event activity was located at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, which housed the Design Event MART, the Royal College of Art’s First. Hand exhibition, graphic designer Noma Bar’s Cut It Out exhibition and a film of his work. 11,601 people visited the 12 exhibitions, 6 events, 1 installation, 4 buying/selling opportunities and 3 tours.


Noma Bar – Cut It Out

The award winning graphic artist, Noma Bar created an amazing and interactive art making machine for this exhibition, where members…

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First Hand – Royal College of Art

The exhibition consisted of the first collection of commercial products from the internationally renowned Design Products course at the RCA.…

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Design Event MART

2011 saw the fourth consecutive Design Event MART at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead. The 3-day curated selling…