Shenzhen Design Week (SZDW), sponsored by the Shenzhen Municipal Government, takes place every year in late April. SZDW is the largest and highest level international professional design event in Shenzhen, covering the widest range of categories. It aims to establish an international platform integrating exchange, promotion, display and education activities, to create a number of branded projects, to promote the exchange and collaboration between Shenzhen and other regions in design sector, and to supply a platform for foreign designers and design companies to enter Chinese market.


With the theme of “Design for the Future”, more than 200 designers from 18 countries participated in the 1st Shenzhen Design Week in 2017. More than 2,000 design works were on display, including graphic design, product design, fashion design, interactive devices, space and architecture, and multimedia, among others. It attracted more than 100,000 viewers. Except for the main venue at Shekou i-Factory, 45 design events were held at 16 different locations all over the city, including exhibitions, forums, workshops, seminars, family events and so on.


The 2nd Shenzhen Design Week in 2018, with the theme of “Possibilities of Design”, will open on April 20 and conclude on April 30. The main venue is to be set at the Sea World Culture and Arts Center in Shekou, and the Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning in downtown area.


Theme: Possibilities of Design

Dates: 2018.4.20-4.30

Main Venue: 

Shenzhen Museum of Contemporary Art & Museum of Urban Planning

Design Society|Sea World Culture and Arts Center

Guest of honor: Italy

Administered by Shenzhen Municipal Government,

Organized by Shenzhen International Culture Exchange Association,

Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Office,

Supported by UNESCO Creative Cities Network,

Sponsored by Shenzhen Special Fund for Culture and Creative Industries 




PR Partners

Graphic Design Support

Public Projects Support

SZDW Official Gift Sponsor

Media Partners



Secretariat: Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Association

Room 102, 4th Building, E-Hub, Qianhai, Shenzhen, China

Tel: +86-755-66619308 / Mail: info@sz.design