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iF Design Center Chengdu: Seize your Opportunity in China

When it comes to architecture and design, China is about to outpace the Western world – and be the world's creative superpower! We at iF dedicate ourselves to drive forward the development and internationalization of the design industry. This mission in mind, the iF design center Chengdu is our first overseas design center with which we want to create a world-class venue that allows visitors to experience cutting-edge designs in Chengdu's Hi-Tech Zone.

Especially for design studios and manufacturers all over the world, this new creative hub offers space to reach the creative market in China. All companies, designers or start ups are welcome to use the 4,000 square meters of space for exhibitions and events, temporary offices and meeting rooms. The new creative space will function as a hub for creative industries and the interested public in Chengdu - one of China's most progressive cities. The integrated iF design café and shop will function as great meeting points.

Currently, the iF design center Chengdu celebrates its first anniversary. This is why we take a look at the highlights in 2020 - together with our colleagues on site.

✔️ Current exhibitions 

iF Design Center Chengdu: Seize your Opportunity in China

Legend of Reed | TsaiLin Yang Jewelry Exhibition

22 Dec 2020-16 Jan 2021, Tue-Sat 10am-5pm
This exhibition will lead the audience into TsaiLin Yang’s poetic jewelry creation world, and to appreciate the collision between traditional literature and jewelry design art, and experience the superb creative skills, unique oriental aesthetics and subtle emotional expression in her works. 20 jewelry masterpieces, inspired by female characters in Chinese classical literature, were created. TsaiLin Yang is a Taiwanese artist and designer.

iF Design Center Chengdu: Seize your Opportunity in China

In the post-epidemic era, how can design create a better world?

1 Dec 2020-31 Mar 2021, Tue-Sat 10am-5pm
iF design center Chengdu specially invited "Taiwan Design Research Institute" to set up the “Taiwan Design Power" exhibition to display 34 design works with the theme of circular design, cultural lifestyle and technology possibilities. In addition to bringing Taiwan's excellent design energy and cutting-edge design concepts, the "Golden Pin Design Award" winning works will also be on display.

iF Design Center Chengdu: Seize your Opportunity in China

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2020

until 31 Mar 2021, Tue-Sat 10am-5pm
The winners of the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2020 are currently being showcased in a poster exhibition at the iF design center Chengdu. Please see more information in our slider gallery below.

The winners of the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2020 are currently being showcased in a poster exhibition at the iF design center Chengdu.

The winners of the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2020 are currently being showcased in a poster exhibition at the iF design center Chengdu.

The temporary exhibition is open for visitors until the end of March 2021.

The temporary exhibition is open for visitors until the end of March 2021.

Visitors will find out how design students want to transform our world with their sustainable concepts.

Visitors will find out how design students want to transform our world with their sustainable concepts.

Their ideas reach from simple solutions to complex concepts while recognizing the full potential of the 15 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Their ideas reach from simple solutions to complex concepts while recognizing the full potential of the 15 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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✔️Guiding tour through the building

Create your own exhibition by showing awarded and not awarded products and projects on five exhibition areas with different sizes, ranging from 85 to 165 m². The areas can be booked for 4 or 8 weeks.
Exhibition Area

Create your own exhibition by showing awarded and not awarded products and projects on five exhibition areas with different sizes, ranging from 85 to 165 m². The areas can be booked for 4 or 8 weeks.

A creative environment for your workshops, training courses, presentations, conferences or parties. Book this 130 m² event area, with a huge LED screen, for your individual event!
Event Space

A creative environment for your workshops, training courses, presentations, conferences or parties. Book this 130 m² event area, with a huge LED screen, for your individual event!

Another fully equipped conference room with a size of 120 m² is on the upper floor and can be booked for individual requirements.
Conference Room

Another fully equipped conference room with a size of 120 m² is on the upper floor and can be booked for individual requirements.

Do you plan to open a design studio in China and need to get some first experience? Nine different Temporary Offices can be rented free of charge until the end of March 2020.
Temporary Office

Do you plan to open a design studio in China and need to get some first experience? Nine different Temporary Offices can be rented free of charge until the end of March 2020.

Do you need top-equipped meeting rooms in an exclusive ambience? Our three rooms are suitable for groups of 8 to 12 people.
Meeting Room

Do you need top-equipped meeting rooms in an exclusive ambience? Our three rooms are suitable for groups of 8 to 12 people.

There are various recreation zones as an integral part of all working areas, inviting you to linger.
Relaxing Zone

There are various recreation zones as an integral part of all working areas, inviting you to linger.

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✔️ iF design center Chengdu at a glance:

  • 5 exhibition areas (‘Exhibition Islands’) with sizes ranging from 85 to 165 m²
  • 2 event spaces (conference rooms) with 130 and 145 m²
  • 9 top-equipped temporary offices
  • 3 meeting rooms for 8 to 12 people
  • 5 open spacious meeting and relaxing zones
  • iF design café
  • iF design shop
iF DCC_iF design shop

iF design shop

iF has established the world's first iF design shop, in which exclusive limited-edition products are available. Through collaborations with different companies, exclusive products that are practical, beautiful and valuable are offered. Winners of the iF DESIGN AWARD are welcome to join the iF design shop, so that even more outstanding products can be provided to the public.

iF design café

iF design café - with sustainability

The iF design café combines food and beverages with design to create an exceptional setting. Delicious foods with local characteristics are served here, but more importantly the café also fulfills its responsibilites towards environmental protection: no paper cups are used at all, instead all cupas are reusable and eco-friendly.

iF design center Chengdu in detail

iF DCC_Relaxing Zone

Would you like to use this design center for your own event or exhibition? Find out more details here:

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BROSCHURE_iF design center Chengdu PDF | 6.73 MB

✔️ Options for designers, architects and companies

  • You can rent exhibition spaces,
  • plan conferences, panel discussions or workshops in the fully equipped event spaces,
  • book temporary offices – for three, six or nine months (for free until 31 March 2020)
  • sell products at the iF design shop and test it for a Chinese audience.

✔️ Options for the design-interested public

  • Explore design-related exhibitions,
  • join lectures and workshops to understand the value of design
  • meet friends at the iF design café or
  • buy presents at the iF design shop.

Interested in taking a chance with your products in China? Or starting a business? Please contact us!


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Ralph Wiegmann

CEO

Ralph Wiegmann
Bahnhofstraße 8
30159 Hannover
Germany

Phone +49.511.54224-200
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