Weekly design agenda: spring design weeks

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I Saloni in Milan, SOFA NYC, and the Icograda Design Week in Vancouver are all coming up over the next few weeks.

Sustainable Futures
March 31 - September 5
London, UK

This exhibition at the Design Museum explores how design can be used to achieve more sustainable living, examining not only the objects themselves but also the infrastructure in which objects are produced and exist.

I Saloni
April 14-19
Rho exhibition centre
Milan, Italy

The event, which is considered the international benchmark of interior design, will again host the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Eurocucina (the International Kitchen Furniture Exhibition), and SaloneSatellite for upcoming designers. SaloneUfficio, the International Biennial Workspace Exhibition, will not be included this year but return in 2011. New York and Moscow will also host Saloni spinoffs later in the year.

Sofa NYC
April 16-19
New York, US

The 13th edition of the prestigious International Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair will again showcase the latest in contemporary and modern decorative arts, design and jewelry by internationally recognized museum-class artists.

Icograda Design Week
April 26-30
Vancouver, Canada

The event, this year held in Vancouver, will again bring together international design experts for discussions, presentations, and exhibitions - this time under the leitmotif of Currency, it "offers designers, business leaders and government the opportunity to experience current design thinking."