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Tigullio Design District, from april 17 to 23: Design from the sea and "Blue" sustainability

From 17 to 23 April 2023 is the Tigullio Design District - TDD, the first international event dedicated to marine/nautical, outdoor and lifestyle design, located in the splendid scenery of the Gulf of Tigullio in Liguria. The heart and main target of TDD is the world of design linked to the sea, from yachts, to those who design and produce nautical products and accessories, up to those linked to coastal waterfronts and the marine environment, with an eye to sustainability and blue circular economy. But also of design linked to the outdoors (from street furniture to outdoor furniture) of the world of lifestyle (interior design and much more). 

This year MEDSEA is a partner of the Tigullio Design District event which is held simultaneously with the Milan Design Week and which aims to be the “window on the sea” of ​​the most important design week in Europe. 

A widespread event held in 7 locations of the Gulf of Tigullio: Portofino, Santa Margherita Ligure, Rapallo, Zoagli, Chiavari, Lavagna and Sestri Levante, as well as in the hamlets, the most beautiful and special corners of the territory itself. Presentations, visits, workshops and much more, and all the guests and protagonists of the event will be invited to reflect and tell their vision linked to the theme of the 2023 edition, namely; "Design; past, present and future". 

At the heart of the TDD is the "Sea Design Contest 2023", a free cultural award linked to the best design ideas, also in a sustainable way, by university students from the faculties of Yacht Design and Industrial Design, from all over the world. This year the contest  is supported by Desall, the Italian platform that connects designers, students and creatives from all over the world. On April 17, during the first day of TDD 2023, the winners will be announced, visible on the website in the section dedicated to the competition. 


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