7 reasons why you should visit the country’s most anticipated design week: India Design ID 2024

FEB 14, 2024 | By Team ELLE DECOR India
Ankon Mitra's first-ever paper exhibition on display at India Design ID 2024; Photograph courtesy India Design ID
Ankon Mitra in collaboration with Apparao Galleries creates a one of a kind paper exhibition, where artists rom around the world showcase their installations and wall art; Photograph courtesy India Design ID
Join Kate Malone, an international designer known for her work in the fields of ceramics and sculptural arts at the ID Symposium; Photograph courtesy India Design ID
The Crocodile stool and Crocodile chair by Studio Feixen for Phantom Hands; Photograph courtesy India Design ID
ID India design 2024 unveils the best of design with its 12th edition in Delhi; Photograph courtesy India Design ID
DeMuro Das showcases its ecelctic range of coffee tables,storage units and furniture; Photograph courtesy India Design ID

If you have a keen eye for cutting-edge design innovations, mark your calendars for India Design ID 2024. Featuring splendid luxury home decor brands, design trends, collectibles, as well as symposium sessions led by global design thinkers, the event honours and evokes every aspect there is within the world of design. While we can list a million reasons to visit India’s most definitive design week, we’ve narrowed in on our top 7 picks. 

15 – 18 February 2024: Save the date and book your tickets now!

Experience the On Paper Of Paper exhibition 

Using paper to create striking works of art, more than 70 artists from around the nation ventured beyond the usual attributes of the material. On Paper Of Paper is curated by sculptor and paper-art pioneer Ankon Mitra in collaboration with Sharan Apparao, founder of Apparao Galleries. This is the first-ever paper exhibition of its kind, on display at India Design ID 2024. Through installations, hanging works and wall art, artists, architects and designers have come forward to showcase how paper can be manipulated into unconventional designs and experimental crafts.

Ankon Mitra, an architect, sculptor and paper art pioneer; Photograph courtesy India Design ID

Come by the EDIDA + Designer of the Year booth

Amidst the action of India Design ID 2024 is the EDIDA-winners gallery and the EDIDA Designer of the Year 2023, Kohelika Kohli’s booth, within the Design Pavilion. EDIDA 2023 winners include Vaishali Kamdar, Ariane Thakore Ginwala, Priyam Doshi, Keerthi Tummala, Kunaal Kyhaan Seolekar, Ashiesh Shah, Devashree N Jadeja, Aku Zeliang, Sonal and Bobbi Tuli, Riddhi Jain Satija, Sahiba Madan, Eeshaan Kashyap, Aman Bhayana and Sugandhi Mehrotra, Tania Khosla and Sandeep Khosla. One more reason to not miss out on your visit here! 

EDIDA Designer of the Year 2023, Kohelika Kohli; Photograph courtesy Kohelika Kohli

Attend ID Symposium

ID Symposium at India Design ID 2024 brings together lectures, presentations, conversations and debates led by more than 35 national and international architecture and design industry luminaries. Engage in thought-provoking discussions with the key speakers, an eminent list that includes Pritzker-prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor, Honorary Professor of Practice Sumayya Vally, founder and principal of award-winning Counterspace Joe Doucet, amongst many others.

Check out the schedule for the ID Symposium at India Design ID 2024!

Joe Doucet, a celebrated designer and entrepreneur is one of the key speakers at the ID Symposium; Photograph courtesy India Design ID

Join in A Dialogue: Peter Zumthor in conversation with Bijoy Jain

Here’s calling out to all architecture and design enthusiasts and directing your attention to a conversation you wouldn’t want to miss. Pritzker prize winner Peter Zumthor, the Swiss architect known for his minimalist approach gets in conversation with Bijoy Jain, founder of Studio Mumbai known for his material sensibilities, at ID Symposium 2024. They will share insights into structures that engage your senses at a profound level, local materials that stand out from afar, and building techniques like no other.

Join Pritzker-prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor in a conversation with Bijoy Jain at ID India Design 2024; Photograph courtesy India Design ID

Browse through ID Collectible

Curated by Misha Bains, Curator and Head of Strategy at India Design ID, the ID Collectible exhibit unveils a smorgasbord of ingenious products showcasing the best of homegrown craftsmanship. This includes bespoke brands like  DeMuro Das, Design Ni Dukaan, Rooshad Shroff, Casegoods, Vāhe Ensemble, Scarlet Splendour Designs, Stem, PINAKIN STUDIO and ATELIER BOBBY AGGARWAL. Along with these contemporary design discoveries, soak in the words of wisdom by visionary designers and creatives at the ID Collectible Talk, in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency.

ID Collectible presents unique and high-quality contemporary designs for design enthusiasts and the community at large; Photograph courtesy India Design ID


An impressive display of rare finds and decor from international brands at the ID Exhibit; Photograph courtesy India Design ID

Make a pitstop at Asian Paints ColourNext 2024

Asian Paints ColourNext is one of the definite forecasts that every design and visuals enthusiast anticipates every year. Forming the crux of colour choices, design intentions, material discoveries and textural patterns — Asian Paints ColourNext forecasts for 2024 will be revealed at India Design ID this year. A research and analysis-led mapping of palettes and trend mood-boards, promises to set the standards for design and interiors this year!

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, future design thinkers engage with veterans. Indigenous brands like Cane Concept and URRA DESIGN, andblack design studio, KOKO by K2 India, AuxHome, Evokar, Gufram and Wriver, amongst others, will be presenting their work in the pavilions across fairgrounds.

Head here to book tickets.