Design Shanghai, Asia’s leading international design event, will be held from March 12 to 15 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center.

The event will showcase creative installations and more than 500 local and international brands from 30 countries and regions.

French interior designer Baptiste Bohu will utilize products from various brands to install a classic apartment interior based on the theme of the Silk Road. British brand Designers Guild will present a never-before-seen textile showcase featuring a plethora of textile talent.

More than 80 veteran designers from around the world will be invited to a forum on the topic of “From Sustainable Design to Sustainable Economy.”

In order to mentor and guide young designers, Design Shanghai 2020 will launch its first talent section. Young emerging designers will be offered industry connections and a support network to progress in the design market.

Tan Zhuo, director of Design Shanghai, said that in terms of design and creativity, the Asian market, especially the Chinese market, has been booming in recent years.

The annual design event, after six years of development, has become one of the major events in the global design calendar, showcasing not only the standards of global design but also the dynamic power of new design in China.