Sri Lanka Design Festival (SLDF) is South Asia’s most commercially successful, and business-friendly platform celebrating design and innovation in fashion, interior design, furniture, and graphic-and-visual communication. This annual event hosts an inspiring series of conferences, exhibitions, workshops, and talks that bridge international and local knowledge, and tradecraft in design-led innovation.
Colombo Innovation Tower
A Gateway to Regional Design
‘Innovation Island’ premiers Sri Lanka as South Asia’s fresh creative dynamic and as a place where a powerful new ecosystem converging creativity, innovation, and business, is in the making ...
SLDF 2018 Delegates
Exploring Dutch Innovation
SLDF 2018 hosted an influential delegation of Dutch designers, innovators, and creative industry experts, as keynote speakers and mentors focused on drawing up a national strategy for creative industries.
SLDF 2020 events will be hosted at the new Colombo Innovation Tower. Located in the heart of Colombo, spanning 20 floors and 120,000 sq. ft, CIT is a space dedicated to innovation-led by design and technology.
SLDF 2018 Events
SLDF 2018 events took place from November 9th - 11th at Trace City in Colombo. The programme included AOD design showcases, fashion runways, and industry forums and workshops.