India Design ID 2017

India Design ID 2017, an initiative by Ogaan, presented by Asian paints was recently flagged off at NSIC Grounds, Okhla, and just concluded on Sunday, February 19th. This year India Design ID 2017 celebrated 5 successful years.

India Design ID EXHIBIT is an exhibition space that showcases the finest in home decoration, with high-end brands and designers unveiling their latest collections. This year India Design ID presented themed pavilions, namely Decoration, Decoration I, Decoration II, Design and Trends. Housed within the Decoration Pavilion being the best in décor, the Trends Pavilion presented the Colour Next trend forecasts for 2017, and the Design Pavilion showcased the talents of designers and design labels.

The Decoration Pavilion included established names such as Arttd’inox, Apartment9, Antonio Lupi, Beyond Designs, K2India, Roca, BoConcept, Sarita Handa, The Pure Concept and Rational Kitchens by CJ Living to name a few.

The Trend Pavilion featured designer interpretations of the colour trends forecast for 2017. Asian Paints announced intense blue as their Colour Next 2017 forecasts at the event to supplement the efforts of creating awareness and backing the design intent of India Design ID 2017.

There was also a third Decoration pavilion which is an addition to India Design ID 2017 which featurednew exhibitors namely, 2R Italian Design, Alex Davis, Casa Medici/Golden Locks, iGuzzini/LSI, Intersekt, Italian Trade Agency, Ora Mosaic

ID Symposium seeked to inspire the design fraternity in India, and also offered a networking opportunity to build relationships within the industry. ID Symposium featured engaging speakers from different walks of life, such as Alberto Alessi, Humberto Campana, Sou Fujimoto, Ashiesh Shah, Sanjay Puri, Alberto Meda, Li Edelkoort to name a few.

ID Satellite, the hip offsite vertical will discover design districts of Delhi with promotions, collaborations and events across different venues through week long festivities at design districts like Lado Sarai, Meharchand Market, Shahpur Jat, Defence Colony, and MG Road with new additions at Khan Market and Greater Kailash which will have the capital buzzing with design. The participating venues will feature design-linked activities across lifestyle stores, restaurants, malls, bookshops, galleries, select public/private locations, with an explosion of launches, new collections, cocktails, previews, reviews and special events.

The event saw over 40,000 visitors, from the design trade as well as design-conscious consumers.

The Highlights of India Design ID 2017 was Launch of the third Decoration Pavilion which is an addition to India Design ID 2017 which featured new exhibitors namely 2R Italian Design, Alex Davis, Casa Medici/Golden Locks, iGuzzini/LSI, Intersekt, Italian Trade Agency, Ora Mosaic.

There were various food pop-ups for visitors to India Design ID 2017 and had a wide array of eating options to choose from.


Of special mention here are two exhibits that I liked the most in the entire event – the Exhibits by Klove and Jaipur.

The glass sculptures and lighting effects created by Klove were marvelous and I would certainly love to install atleast one of them in near future in my house.

Also the great work done by Jaipur should be highly appreciated. They are encouraging local artisan by promoting hand woven rugs and carpets for your living rooms.




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