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Barcelona Design Week presents a new creative adventure: UNDERGROUND BDW, which will take place on October 24 and 25 in the LCI Barcelona parking. An exciting opportunity to connect with the innovation, sustainability and talent of the design world. Creative and design studios, universities and schools of art and design, and both national and international companies are called to participate in this first edition.

The objective is to bring together companies, schools, and studios that, through their products or services, generate a significant positive impact on the present and future of people. BDW seeks eclectic participants with innovative and experimental proposals aligned with the preservation and construction of a more sustainable and humane future.

Interested parties must submit a portfolio to Barcelona Design Week (BDW) with the products, services, or projects, each accompanied by a brief description. Additionally, a presentation text of the candidate and a motivational text explaining the reasons for participation are required. The deadline for submission of applications is July 15, 2024. The results of the selection assembled by Barcelona Design Week’s commission will be announced July 25, 2024.

Selected participants can choose between two types of spaces:

1. Standard Booth: 6-7 square meters.

2. Premium Stand: 12-14 square meters.

Space allocation will be determined by the BDW.

Participants must cover all setup and transportation expenses.

Participation Categories:

1. Projects from Design Schools, Universities/Institutions.

2. Projects from Companies.

3. Projects from Design Studios.

General Conditions:

  • Participation in this first edition will be completely free.
  • All promotion and visibility actions: presence on BDW and Barcelona Centre de Disseny (BCD) website and promotion campaign will be covered by BDW.
  • Direct product sales will not be allowed.


Event Schedule:

Assembly: October 23, 2024

Disassembly: October 26, 2024

Exhibition: October 24 and 25, 2024. 

Opening hours: from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm.


Contact and Submission of Applications:

Send your portfolio and presentation text to:

Barcelona Design Week