Special Projects

Oct 16-25

Exclusive exhibitions for the most passionates!

La place des 6 disciplines

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Située sur la Main en carton, la place des 6 disciplines celebrera la première mondiale que constitue l’union des 6 principales les disciplines du design autour de la question de la valorisation des paysages construits et de la vie collective par le design. 6 “hubs”, un par disciplines, serviront de point de rencontre et de diffusion des activités en fonction des territoires de compétences et des themes du Sommet. Les 6 hubs seront surmontés d’un grand diffuseur qui révélera par le contenu et les participants la nature de chaque discipline. Des estrades, qui serviront aussi à l’accueil des participants durant le Sommet permettront de visionner des contenus sur les 6 écrans sera mis en cohérence ponctuellement pour souligner la synergie des disciplines et rediffuser des présentations qui affichent “complet”. Profil d’exposant préconisé pour cette zone : Les espaces sont dédiés aux associations des disciplines. Des moments de diffusion sur écrans seront offerts au commanditaires principaux en respectant la cohérence des contenus et la spécificité des disciplines. Les estrades seront aménagées en lounge vertical par exposants (ex. Molodesign).

No Taste For Bad Taste, le French Design

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The international exhibition to promote French Design “NO TASTE FOR BAD TASTE” will be part of the Expo in October. NO TASTE FOR BAD TASTE aims to promote French Design through 40 iconic design objects and is presented by the Valorization of Innovation in Furnishing (VIA) and Ameublement Français. The exhibition helps to achieve a twin objective: showcasing the creativity of Le French Design and promoting the French furniture industry around the world. Exhibition by VIA, Its Canadian tour presented by Jutras Distribution International , in collaboration with Gizir and Decospan LEARN MORE

PackPlay 2

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Do we need more packaging?

The three-pronged design experience includes an international competition for design schools, an educational booklet on packaging eco-design featuring the projects submitted to the competition, and an exhibition that showcases the winning concepts and raises the question: Do we need more packaging? LEARN MORE

Archello’s new ‘How It’s Made’ exhibit

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Archello’s new ‘How It’s Made’ exhibit will be part of the Expo in October and showcases cutting edge innovations behind bold and inspiring projects. This exhibit is unique in that it utilizes case studies to reveal the materials, products and technological innovations behind the most imaginative architecture in the world today. Supplemented with illustrations and physical samples for up-close inspection, this exhibit is sure to fuel the dreams of any design professional. Presenting a variety of contemporary themes, Archello’s ‘How It’s Made’ exhibit is currently travelling to top A + D events around the globe. It is an absolute must-see destination for any design event audience. How It’s Made is an exhibit curated by material consultant Jim Salazar and Archello’s editorial team. In collaboration with La Financière des Professionnels, AAPPQ, Daltile and Innovo inc. LEARN MORE

Brazilian design is on the move!

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The World Design Summit Organization is pleased to announce a pavilion showcasing Brazilian design at our Expo Oct 17-20. The pavilion will represent the quality and innovation of Brazilian design through leading companies that produce design objects through sustainable practices. Mouton no Ar, Luciano Santelli, Nostracasa, Outra Oficina, Ratoroi, and Bossa Nova will present their creative furniture and decorative pieces and LAP Mosaicos will showcase their tiles and surfaces. The Expo is also an opportunity to strengthen ties between Brazil and Canada. BC Trading House is dedicated to nurturing business between the countries and BR2CA specializes in the import and export of unprocessed materials. Both firms are based in Quebec. LEARN MORE

Synsocium, A Dialogue Between Art & Design:

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An Exploration of the Six Major Themes of the World Design Summit. Addressing global issues through art, solving problems through design. This multifaceted exhibition showcases the works of six internationally renowned Canadian artists, interwoven with the views of seasoned designers from around the world. The striking dialogues address the six main themes of the World Design Summit Congress: Design for Earth, Design for Participation, Design for Transformation, Design for Beauty, Design for Sale? and Design for Extremes. These dyads, committed to a deeper exploration of the transformative potential of art and design, illustrate their views on contemporary issues through various representations, such as peaceful consumerism and colonial lunar migration. Carefully curated, these pairings promise to enhance the dedicated research underlying each displayed production, so that their impact may resonate across the coming decade. Together, the artists and designers incite change on a global scale, illuminating channels of possible action through a common commitment. October 16th-20th, 2017 at the Palais de Congrès, Montreal, in collaboration with ERISMA Curators: Kimberly Glassman and Kevin Poitras Powered by EDP and ERISMA, a collaboration with Lumenwerx, Artemide and Lamcom Technologies

ARCHITECTURE DISCIPLINE

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A booth dedicated to the architecture discipline. Presented by Jutras Distribution Internationale

GRAPHIC DESIGN DISCIPLINE

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A booth dedicated to the graphic design discipline. Presented by Lamcom

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN DISCIPLINE

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A booth dedicated to the Industrial design.. Presented by Panex-el

URBAN PLANNING DISCIPLINE

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A booth dedicated to the urban planning discipline.

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE DISCIPLINE

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A booth dedicated to the landscape architecture discipline. Présenté par Presented by Cosentino

INTERIOR DESIGN DISCIPLINE

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A booth dedicated to the Interior design discipline. Presented by Groupe Lacasse

WDSO LOUNGE

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A VIP area made with Mahjongs by Hans Hopfer by Roche Bobois. Iconic, innovative and easy-going seatings. The VIP Lounge symbolizes freedom and makes a link with the Synsocium, Art & Design exhibition. br> Presented by EDP . A collaboration with Artemide and Eureka . Supported by Raphaël Brien , Spectre Sonore and Distribution Bellucci Caffitaly . Designed by Intégral Jean Beaudoin

PAVILION OF CHINA

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Discover what China has to offer in terms of design in its magnificent Pavilion in the heart of the Expo.

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TRENDY AND DESIGN BY GERMAIN LARIVIERE

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In October, Germain Larivière celebrates design! Meet them at the Expo and discover the latest trends of Miele and Resource Furniture.

Beyonders Gate by Mega Construx / Mega Brands Mattel

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Using over 1 million Mega Construx™ bricks this monument shows the importance of diversity. Project Presented by Mega Brands Mattel . In collaboration with Dentsubos and Davibois . Supported by Autographe Design. Designed by Intégral Jean Beaudoin

GARDEN OF LIGHT EDISON FATBOY

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Enjoy the Garden of Light, a peaceful area where 100 Edison lights will follow your movements. A true design experience! br> Project Presented by Edison Fatboy, supported by Raphaël Brien and Spectre Sonore. Designed by Intégral Jean Beaudoin

CODE SOUVENIR

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Powered by the Ville de Montréal’s Bureau du design, CODE SOUVENIR will showcase Montreal designers and will amaze you! In collaboration with Création Nature

THE CARDBOARD MAINSTREET

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The Cardboard Mainstreet will impress you with its majestic design! In collaboration with EDP , Lumenwerx, Lamcom and Deck To/Go. Supported by Mega Stage, de Spectre Sonore and GES. Designed by Intégral Jean Beaudoin

ALBUM DES JEUNES ARCHITECTES ET PAYSAGISTES - NOUVELLES RICHESSES

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This exhibition made of dodecahedrons showcases young French architects and landscape architects. Discover the winners of 2014 with their “Nouvelles Richesses” project. Presented by l’ Institut Français and Ministère de la culture français. Powered by Magazine Formes With the support of Autographe Design, Extension Concept , Wall Out and Spectre Sonore .

CCA BOOKSTORE

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The Canadian Center for Architecture is full of amazing litterature in design and architecture!

QUARTIER DES SPECTACLE MOBILE

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Discover this symbol of Montréal as if you were there!

FATBOY HILLS

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Climb the hills and taste the comfort, the entertainment and the fun of Fatboy bean bags created by famous designer Jukka Setäla! In collaboration with Mega Stage

VVIP

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A prestigious area with the Roche Bobois Travellers collection designed by New-Yorker Stephen Burks who believes that design should be pluralistic and should evolve with different cultures. Powered by Roche Bobois . In collaboration with a <href=” https://caffitalycanada.com” target=”_blank”> Distribution Bellucci – Caffitaly . Supported by Lamcom Designed by Intégral Jean Beaudoin  

INDUSTRY PANELS

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Located in the heart of the Garden of Light, attend fascinating discussions given by design professionals. Tuesday, October, 17 – 3:30pm: Technology, Innovation and Sustainablity in Design by Lamcom and Axent Switzerland Wednesday, October, 18 – 2:30pm: What is the value of design? by Maison&Objet, Groupe Lacasse and Mega Brands Mattel Thursday, October, 19 – 10:45am: What is the value of design? by VIA and Produits Neptune in collaboration with Spectre Sonore , Extension Concept et Autographe Design

BAMBOO JUNGLE

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Make sure to visit Trekfit and its Bamboo Jungle, from its Obstacle Challenge line. Unlike traditional exercises, the obstacle series engages several muscles simultaneously and requires a mix of strength, coordination and balance.
   

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