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A celebration of the local, national and international design industry held in Birmingham in June.


Thanks for joining us for BDF 2022!

BDF 2022 – Freedom

9th–11th June 2022

That’s a wrap for BDF 2022! Thank you so much for joining us. More pics and post festival shout outs coming soon.

Catch up on the talks on Vito

We’ve uploaded a handful of wonderful talks to our Vito hub, available for a limited time only. Register for free and catch up on anything you missed.

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Save 15% on your hotel with any ticket

If you’re looking to stay with us over several days, we’re delighted to offer 15% off at our hotel partner Bloc Hotels in the historic Jewellery Quarter. Simply check the bottom of your order confirmation for a voucher code.

Stay at Bloc

The Creative City Exhibition

Now available to see again at The Bullring

Find out more

Previous festivals

Step back in time with our festival archive and take a look at highlights from previous years.

‘Forward’ 2018

‘Truth’ 2019

‘Colour’ 2021

Buy some of the world famous BDF merch

We’ve just launched our new online store. The perfect place to pick up BDF merch from festivals past.

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