See you in Valencia: the appointment with design

The new edition of See You in Valencia goes on, from February 1 to 5 Feria Valencia hosts the event. For the third year running, the event clusters different showcases in one location, in an international dedicated to interior design, architecture and industrial design.

Cevisama (ceramic tiles, bathrooms, kitchens and natural stones), Feria Hábitat Valencia (furniture, lighting and decoration), FIMMA (furniture and machinery for woodworking) and Maderalia (components for the furniture industry) create a network of meetings and synergies involving circa 1,665 exhibiting companies.

Having reached its 34th edition this year, Cevisama features a wider choice and new proposals. In the exhibition area, a space exceeding 110,000 sq. m., are showcased the new products by 753 companies, including 266 international brands from 39 countries, with a strong presence of Italian companies. Within the exhibition, also takes place the new Espacio Cocina involving, in its inaugural edition, 86 companies – 65 coming from Spain and 21 from abroad – including Boffi, Consentino, Corian by DuPont, Frigicoll, TPB, Pino or Delta Cocinas, reaching a total of 839 companies, 23% more than last year.

According to Carmen Alvarez, director of Cevisama, "the unprecedented commercial strategies undertaken by the organization favor a growth in participations that interest all the exhibition areas, especially the proposals dedicated to the kitchen and bathroom furniture."

The furniture world finds its ideal venue in the proposal of Feria Hábitat Valencia, with 212 companies (22% foreign) and hundreds of proposals for interior created by international designers. These are the main characters of the new D-Area, an exclusive space for brands and products, bringing together the most innovative creations of design studios and companies from the global scenario. Here are showcased the creations of Marcel Wanders, Neri&Hu, David Chipperfield, Liévore Altherr Molina and many others. Also in this context devoted to planning, is inserted Nude Show, the space dedicated to young designers, studios and design schools.

Furthermore, See you in Valencia embraces an innovative schedule of activities including exhibitions, tributes, showroom openings, conferences, lectures and architectural itineraries through the city. Considering the events organized by the fair and the exhibitors, the program of the Valencia Disseny Week (sponsored by the Asociación de Diseñadores de la Comunidad Valenciana – a local association of designers), a circuit of more than a hundred parallel activities is established, animating during five days the city of Valencia as the main design destination in Spain.

To be noted within the initiatives, the showcase – for the first time in Europe – of 48 works selected by the eighth edition of the CIDI Latin American Biennial of Interior Design, Design and Landscaping, organized by Anieme and the Mueble de España brand in collaboration with the Consejo Iberoamericano de Diseñadores de Interiores (Latin American Council for Interior Designers).