Launched, in the framework of the second edition that is taking place in Liguria, in the Gulf of Tigullio, the collaboration between Marevivo and Tigullio Design District, the first international design event, annually, which has as its soul and target the whole world of design linked to the sea (from yachts, to those who design and produce products and nautical accessories, up to those related to coastal waterfronts and the marine environment) through the outdoor design sector (from urban furniture to outdoor furniture, through projects related to the environment, sustainability, green technology and innovation) and of course the world of lifestyle (from fashion design, interior design and much more) very well represented by the Gulf of Tigullio itself, Italian icon of dolce vita and beautiful scenery.
An event as local as international, which although at the first editions has been able to arouse the attention and interests of many professionals, professionals and enthusiasts. The Tigullio Design District is therefore an opportunity to rediscover the world of design, a new location of the design system, in a unique place, already a historic district of Italian boating and not only, available primarily for designers, companies and all local and international fans of this sector.
The decision to launch and organize the event every year coinciding with the same dates of Milan Design Week (the current edition takes place from 17 to 23 April) stems from the desire to support the Milanese proposal, and therefore Italian, a new event to be proposed to the world of international design that will also enjoy a new location, a new place “seafront” where to live the Italian design and lifestyle.
In addition, all designers, companies and lovers of the sea will enjoy a location where you live and breathe the coastal and marine environment, thus becoming for the Tigullio Design District a new collector of design linked to the sea/ outdoor and lifestyle but with sea view. The beauties of the Gulf of Tigullio, recognized internationally, will help to promote the extraordinary nature of Italian design and beyond, offering a unique setting for professionals at the beginning of spring.
Consequently, the Tigullio Design District with its widespread event, creates a strategic and innovative axis for Liguria, becoming the first international design event in Liguria and linking Genoa, home of the Boat Show in early autumn, the university, the historical yards and much more with the city of La Spezia, other great center of the nautical world, being placed to the center for geographic location.
Genoa, Gulf of Tigullio and La Spezia; the Ligurian East united that is proposed to the world as the best place for the “Blue economy & Blue culture” and not only, where you can do research and train, enjoy events related to boating and design of the sea, live the Boat Show, design, produce excellence and participate in many cultural and/ or business activities in a unique place in the world.
Since its first edition the Tigullio Design District has been able to interest and attract many international, national and local realities related to the world of design and beyond, are in fact 18 world organizations of Design already partners, 16 Country Ambassadors that will promote the TDD worldwide each in their own countries.