Southern Sweden Design Days has a 'Main location' – Lokstallarna in Kirseberg, Malmö.
Lokstallarna in Kirseberg has a strong personality and history. In the 1930s, the old railway workshops were Malmö’s second largest workplace. Today, the local premises have been given a new life and serves as a vibrant culture and craft center.
With over 6,000 m² of exhibition space, Main Location will house larger exhibitions from a broad mix of individual practitioners and design collectives to furniture manufacturers, universities, industry organisations and others. Visitors can also attend activities for kids, a food court and a live studio with seminars and panel discussions. During the 2023 festival, Main location had 11 200 visits.
You can participate on Main location with:
- An exhibition indoors or outdoors.
- A seminar, panel discussion or workshop in SSDD Studio.
- A workshop for children in SSDD Junior.
Prices and practical information
Main Location pdf
Exhibit at Main location
At Main location selected larger exhibitions that relate to the 2024 theme "CARE" will take place. The exhibitions will be chosen by a panel. The minimum exhibition area is 50 m² indoors and 25 m² outdoors. The desired area is specified in the application. Allocated area will be announced upon confirmation of participation at Lokstallarna.
Step 1: Application SSDD 2023
Register your program activity for Southern Sweden Design Days no later than 15 January. Indicate your interest in exhibiting at Main location in the registration. Please note that this is only a registration of interest in exhibiting at Main location, in order for the application to be complete, also complete step 2.
Step 2: Application Main location
In a separate form you apply to exhibit on Main location, no later than 15 January. Selected exhibitions will be announced by 5 February. If your exhibition is not selected, we encourage you to find another location for your exhibition. If you can’t find a location, it’s possible to cancel your program activity and no registration fee will be charged.
Participate in SSDD Studio
Host a panel discussion, seminar or workshop in SSDD Studio, live in front of an audience at Main location during the festival days.
Participate in SSDD Junior
SSDD Junior is Southern Sweden Design Days concept aimed at children and young people, with the aim of sparking interest in design and stimulating creative creation. At Main location there will be a drop-in workshop space for children with various activities.
As a participant, you can apply to arrange a workshop in SSDD Junior.