May 9, 2017

Live Design Fest III. Concerts, workshops and a lot of surprises at the design event

Have you cleared your diary for the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th of May?

The programme for Design Fest III is going to seem so addictive you won’t want to miss any of it. We propose going from clothes-making to storytelling, from furniture design to the T-Festa exhibition, from a master class with Sara Herranz to the IED or DIE music festival.
Four days of free activities. Four days which will set your most creative side free.


Permanent events
From the 17th to the 20th of May, from 9.00 to 22.00h.

Wednesday the 17th of May

Thursday the 18th of May

Friday the 19th of May

Saturday the 20th of May

  • Emojinarium workshop. Fun workshop led by María Grande, an animator and motiongrapher to learn to express emotions with the fewest possible strokes.
  • Paisajea con FosfatinaCreate an experimental landscape using artisan printing techniques, such as serigraphy and risograph.
  • DecoVirtual workshop.Learn to design spaces using models and adapting everything to scale, and work with the textures, materials and other elements in a space.
  • Fashion It Yourself workshop. If you look in your wardrobe and check out your old outfit, they might not look very trendy. Adapt your old garments.
  • Loca High School workshop. Become a radio presenter and DJ for the day.
  • Moldeando Learn to design creative pieces with your hands in record times, working with moulds to create different compositions.
  • IKEA #Savethefurniture workshop. Do you have old pieces of furniture you are going to throw away? Don’t do it!
  • Awakening Seeds workshop by Arborecer. Discover how to create, using body dynamics, creative movements and improvisation as tools for environmental education.
  • Competition and exhibition Bicis con Sello. We are looking for attractive and different bikes. Take part in the competition by sending a photo of your bike before the 12th of May.
  • Costura a lo grande The IED Madrid students join the team of ArquiCostura to design a large-scale piece to cover the school’s staircase.
  • Taburete mestizo Come to find out how a day to day object can also be a work of art.
  • Belöp in concert. Come and listen live to this band which has caused a sensation at several festivals such as Sonorama Ribera, Arenal Sound and Holi Party Festival.
  • Christian Löffler live set. The German artist Christian Löffler, with more than 500,000 monthly listeners on Spotify, combines melancholy and euphoria in his music.


Do you want to enrol in one of our workshops?

Register by completing the form for the workshop you are interested in, and we will contact you to confirm your place.
Remember you can only register for one workshop each day. This pre-registration will allow you to access all other activities without limitations, over the four days of the festival

Would you like to attend Design Fest III without taking part in any workshops?

Get your general entrance ticket by registering using the general form. Present it each day at the entrance to the IED Madrid and you will be able to access the exhibitions, lectures and concerts of Design Fest III.

Are you making the most of Design Fest III?
Tell us on social networks, using the hashtag #IEDDesignFest.
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