The idea behind SDW is to create a memorable creative experience for all participants and visitors. SDW
is a design oriented multidisciplinary platform that aims to affirm the cultural industry in the region and
stimulate active role in creating a better business, as well as social and political context for developing
Zero edition of SDW will take place between 28 September and 2 October 2011 in Kurshumli An in Skopje. Further activities to build up Macedonian design base and its exchange with the region and beyond will be organized during the entire year.
The overall program of SDW 2011 is an ambitious mix of innovative disciplines, ranging from product design, fashion, jewelry, photography, film, music, theater contemporary visual arts and business issues closely related to arts and culture. Eye-catching and affordable design, high aesthetics in various forms produced by young artists from all around the world is in focus on zero edition of SDW. SDW as open and continuous process stimulates every creative person to express his potential in front of the international audience. Continuation during the whole year is achieved by linking the activities with the regional and other international festivals and permanently upgrading the international brand and platform Ministry of Pleasure.