Venice
Design
Biennial

2021 Edition

This 2021 edition of the Venice Design Biennial can’t be, as planned, the simple continuation of the previous ones. We all went through a difficult 2020 and are still navigating turbulent waters.

For this reason we want to present this 3rd edition as an adaptive attempt to bring back design and contemporary creativity to reality, connecting Italian and international design researches to the urban structure of Venice even more than we did in the past, if possible.

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La Città Vuota, 2016 - Francesca Occhi and Sebastiano Girardi

The Platform

A curated selection of design in Venice.

The Platform brings to the international audience of the Venice Design Biennial the best stories about people, places, and practices around design culture in Venice.

The city and its territory host a surprisingly multi-faceted community of designers, makers, architects, and creative people who share an innovative approach, rooted in traditional craftsmanship and refined aesthetics.

The Platform's goal is to foster new connections and ideas.

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