India Design ID 2023 is where the design fraternity all across the globe is heading to—10 reasons why you should book your tickets NOW!

FEB 16, 2023 | By Tanvee Abhyankar
Mark your calendar and visit us between February 23-26, 2023 at NSIC Grounds, Okhla, New Delhi
For the first time at ID, we present a pavilion with a focus on Collectibles. This new segment curated by Misha Bains, Head of Strategy at India Design ID will present contemporary design discoveries
A glimpse of the panel discussion between Abin Chaudhuri, Dipen Gada And Rajiv Parekh, moderated by Zubin Master, from ID Symposium 2022. Discussing an approach to make design more people centric, the savants confer the need to assess the impediment, raise the right questions and come up with a solution accordingly
At India Design 2022, Managing Director and CEO of Asian Paints Ltd. Amit Syngle shared insight on the year’s ColourNext trends—We/Us, Hope You’re Well, Solo Commerce and Artify, colour of the year Transcendental Pink and wallpaper of the year Lotus and Stilts Nal Sarovar. He later indulged in a panel discussion with Vishakha Singh, Manish Gulati, Vedant Lamba and Asha Sairam
Lend an ear to some of the biggest names in architecture, design and town planning from India and around the world, and get inspired by their ideas and out-of-the-box thought processes

Time to put that homegrown talent on the global map! Time to witness the biggest and most definitive design and home decor week of India. Hosted at the NSIC Exhibition Ground in Okhla is the 11th edition of India’s foremost luxury design week: India Design ID 2023—an honouring of decor, design, ideas and collectibles that evoke every other aspect that is there to the creative mind. The event focuses on interactive displays, panel discussions and workshops. It is anything and everything you need to know and see about the design world. Although, there are a million reasons to mark your presence, here are ten reasons why you absolutely can’t miss India’s Best Luxury Design Week from 23rd-26th February!

1. The Asian Paints ColourNext Trends

Celebrating 20 years of ColourNext Colour of the Year, the colours and trend selections assist consumers in creating looks, updating and refreshing their spaces in hues, materials, designs, and styles that also represent their eras
With a reliable aesthetic character that captures the zeitgeist of the time we are all living in, Asian Paints has continued to shape the foundation of the subcontinent’s design and artistic boundaries for decades

The silver lining to all things decor and design was unveiled with the Asian Paints Colour Of The Year Silver Escapade and it has only fuelled our curiosity for the annual Trend reveal! While Hope You’re Well, Artify, Solo Commerce, and We/Us made their way to moodboards and more, we await for 2023’s reveal at the Asian Paints Pavilion.


2. Design as a synchronism in the ID SYMPOSIUM

Listen to them, think with them, watch them speak their mind—the ID Symposium, sponsored by Kohler India, invites speakers who are award-winners, trendsetters and the masters in their fields coming from across the globe. International designers and architects like Arthur Mamou-Mani, Boris Berlin, Emmanuel Gallina, Habibeh Madjdabadi, Itai Palti, Manuela Gatto, Marek Obtulovič, Nguyên Đúc Trung, Paola Navone, Sabine Marcelis and Sanne van der Burgh will engage in conversations and panel discussions on topics ranging from complexity and simplicity of architecture to sustainability and AI, technology and design, to eco-parametric architecture.

Eminent names from the cultural and historical field, namely Aman Nath, Indian Classical Dancer and Padma Bhushan Mallika Sarabhai and Sabyasachi Mukherjee sit together with for a panel discussion with Sudipto Ghosh about heritage and preservation of institutional buildings.

Indian architects from the south—Bijoy Ramachandran, Biju Kuriakose and Chitra Vishwanath in conversation with Brijesh Shaijal talk about the matters of the south. Indian architects and designers like Ayaz Basrai, Madhav Raman, Neelam Kothari Soni, Nida Mahmood, Riyaz Tayyabji, Sameep Padora, Sanjay Puri, Shimul Javeri Kadri, Soumitro Ghosh, Sunil Sethi and Vinu Daniel, have panel discussions with people from fields of allied arts like Amit Syngle, Ashwini Deshpande, Manju Sara Rajan, Mrudul Pathak Kundu and Premjit Ramachandran speak about and hold panel discussions about subjects from their expertise. Indian architects Sanchit Arora, Satyajeet Patwardhan and Veeram Shah have a panel discussion with Huzefa Rangwala and Jaseem Pirani about ‘Where Ideas meet Context: Confessions of a Growing Design Practice’. 

At the India Design ID Exhibit, held over five action-packed days, you will witness specially-curated displays and signature collections across furniture, lighting, interiors, kitchens, accessories, flooring and home technology from the most stylish and talked-about local and international brands in the industry


3. Stroll in the EDIDA EXHIBIT pavilion, for creativity is everywhere!

The one-of-its-kind product design contest in India, EDIDA finds itself a prominent stage at the one-of-its-kind design and home decor week India Design ID. The winners of EDIDA 2022 get a beautiful spot amid the NSIC Okhla Exhibition Ground where the exhibits can breathe and stand freely for the visitors to have a detailed look at. Designers like Ashiesh Shah, Ayush Kasliwal, Peter D’Ascoli, Ravi Vazirani, reD Architects and Saif Faizal have won the EDIDA awards 2022 awards and will be presenting their work in the EDIDA Exhibit pavilion. 

The EDIDA India 2022 winner exhibit at India Design ID awaits you!


4. India’s HUNAR and all things hunar-able

Hunar, etymologically a Hindi word meaning talent, is a group exhibition thoughtfully put together by the brand director of India Design ID Preeti Singh and Mumbai-based celebrity interior designer Shabnam Gupta (Founder of The Orange Lane and Peacock Life) that celebrates and showcases techniques, innovations and crafts that are being explored and experimented by the topmost architectural and interior design practices as well as design thinkers across India.


5. The ID COLLECTIBLES pavilion

With a focus on collectibles, this new segment curated by Misha Bains, Head of Strategy at India Design ID will present contemporary design discoveries through the lens of visionary designers of India. With unique product designs at its core, ID Collectible is a first-of-its-kind platform in India that brings forth an experience of discovering pieces and objects of rare form, function and value for design enthusiasts, collectors and the community. Discover the beauty of and the brains in works of designer-curated brands like Atelier Ashiesh Shah, BeatRoot, DeMuro Das, Design ni Dukaan, Josmo, klove Studio, ORI, Phantom Hands and POD by Nishita Kamdar, Stem and TAKE on Art.


6. Witness young talent in making

India Design ID is not just a festival—it is the only endeavour of its kind that celebrates design, innovation and creativity. As practitioners of the industry come together to witness design, future design thinkers engage with veterans. Indigenous brands like Jaipur Rugs, Project 810, Glass Forest, andblack studio, KOKO by K2 India, AuxHome and Wriver will be presenting their work in the pavilions across the India Design ID venue.


7. Ceramics and their LIVING TRADITIONS

Curated by Farah Siddiqui and Natasha Mehta, the exhibition Living Traditions celebrates the top practising women ceramic artists and brings together a glimpse of the works of some of the top women ceramic artists. With the help of painted designs, highly polished bowls, animal figures and totems, the ceramists have created objects of importance as relics of art, history and culture.


8. Park your interests at the PARK EXHIBIT pavilion

While the professionals get their chance to showcase their work on the platform, future prodigies too receive their share of glamour and exposure. The Park ELLE DECOR Student Contest pose a contest for students in their ongoing academic years to submit their works and get going to win a spot at an international stage. The winners will get a space for themselves at India Design ID to unleash their work onto the visitors.



ID Honours encourages and applauds projects and philosophies that are worth passing on. Advisory panellists like Martand Khosla, Preeti Singh, Sandeep Khosla, Sanjay Puri, Shimul Javeri Kadri, Tony Joseph will be a part of the selection process in 2023. The ID Honours award winners will be felicitated in a ceremony that is ‘by invite only’.


10. Experience the Delhi hospitality with V.I.P. WALKTHROUGHS

Students of the Indian Institute of Applied Arts will be assisting a specially curated walkthrough for Indian VIP architects, to take them around the India Design ID event through and through. The walk is curated by Kashmira Pathare, Head Networking & Business Development for Elle Decor & India Design ID Ogaan Media and Srishtti Jena, Assistant Manager Networking, ELLE DECOR India. The walkthroughs are by invite only.

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