Sri Lanka Design Festival is an annual event, held to celebrate design innovation geared towards sustainability and to promote Sri Lanka as the exciting new international gateway destination to the South Asian design market.

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Colombo Innovation Tower

No. 58 Lauries Rd, Colombo 004

Sri Lanka

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SLDF 2018 Events

Embodying one of the most future-forward visions taken up by Sri Lanka, the national platform for design and innovation, AOD, premiered Innovation Island at the Sri Lanka Design Festival in November 2018.

 

SLDF 2018 programme included exhibitions, installations, activations, talks and forums, that took place from at multiple venues within Trace Expert City in Colombo.

EDB Artisan Showcase
Time is TBD
Trace Expert City
Time is TBD
Trace Expert City, AC19, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
A curated showcase of local craft artisan entrepreneurs from around the island supported by the Export Development Board. Entrepreneurs in the showcase were given design mentoring by AOD (Academy of Design).
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Design For Sustainable Development
Time is TBD
Location is TBD
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Location is TBD
DFSD is listed as the social impact initiative at Sri Lanka Design Festival
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Creative Economy Forum I Sri Lanka (1)
Wed, Nov 21
Trace Expert City
Nov 21, 2018, 2:00 AM – 6:00 AM
Trace Expert City, AC19, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
Taking ownership for the Creative Industries agenda we have built over the years and moving it forward. (This is an invitee only event)
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Creative Economy Forum I Sri Lanka (1)
Tue, Nov 20
Trace Expert City
Nov 20, 2018, 2:00 AM – 6:00 AM
Trace Expert City, AC19, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
Taking ownership for the Creative Industries agenda we have built over the years and moving it forward. (This is an invitee only event)
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Design Thinking Forum + Circo Pressure Cooker Workshop (1)
Mon, Nov 19
Trace Expert City
Nov 19, 2018, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Trace Expert City, AC19, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
Experience a circular angle in your design process. Get acquainted with a circular way of working − Practice circular design process − Apply circular business models − Apply circular design strategies Be challenged to make choices, Start the circular journey, risking discomfort and confusion
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CIRCO Circular Design Class l Design Thinking Workshop
Sun, Nov 11
Trace Expert City
Nov 11, 2018, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Trace Expert City, AC19, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
As a creative professional, you play an important role in creating circular business. During this one day Circular Design Class, a group of twelve to fifteen creative professionals learns the ins and outs of circular design.
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Dutch Design & Innovation I Inspirational talks and workshops
Sun, Nov 11
Trace Expert City
Nov 11, 2018, 8:30 AM – 3:45 PM
Trace Expert City, AC19, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
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Ladies, Wine & Design : Portrayal of Women in Ads
Sat, Nov 10
Trace Expert City
Nov 10, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Trace Expert City, AC19, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
This Novemeber Ladies, Wine and Design will be discussing the topic 'Portrayal of Women in Ads' as part of Sri Lanka Design Festival.
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Reviving Dutch-Sinhala Typography Feature
Sat, Nov 10
Trace Expert City
Nov 10, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Trace Expert City, AC19, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
A feature design katha talk and exhibition feature at the AOD alumni exhibition commemorating native typography of the dutch ceylon press
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Design Katha
Sat, Nov 10
Trace City
Nov 10, 2018, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Trace City, AC19, Colombo 01000
Design Katha forum, hosted by AOD Colombo aims to promote design knowledge interchange between Sri Lanka and the world, and gives an insight into contemporary design through the experience of renowned international and local designers and design educators
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Design & Lifestyle (1)
Sat, Nov 10
Trace Expert City
Nov 10, 2018, 10:00 AM – Nov 11, 2018, 7:00 PM
Trace Expert City, AC19, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
Experience sustainable living and goodness at Good market and Colombo Design Market
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Design Thinking Forum
Sat, Nov 10
Trace Expert City
Nov 10, 2018, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Trace Expert City, AC19, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
Learn how you can design the way you lead, manage, create and innovate by applying design thinking to systems, procedures, protocols & customer/user experiences.
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