5 Reasons To Visit The Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit In Oporto

Haven’t you heard it yet? The first edition of Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit will be held in Oporto, celebrating the luxury design world and its master artisans

In less than a month, on the 20th and 21st of June, arts and crafts unite in the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit, bringing you the latest news and trends in the luxury design world but also the most innovative practices of these industries.

This said, here are 5 reasons to not miss this major event and visit Oporto!

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The first edition of Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit will be an unique event where creative minds, designers, makers, and brands will get together and celebrate the luxury design world, showing off the latest design industry trends, made by master artisans who work very hard for these masterpieces.

In this hot event, you’ll be able to see new design trends and practices from some of the best luxury design industries, such as the Michaelangelo Foundation, Luis Buchinho, the Storytailors or Boca do Lobo.


The Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit doesn’t only celebrate design, as there is no luxury without craftsmanship.

Made by master artisans, handcrafted pieces are autentic pieces of art, full of refinement and detail that you wouldn’t see otherwise.

In the Summit, luxury design & craftsmanship meet to show you how powerful the work of a man can be, compared to a simple unimaginative machine’s, as you’ll be able to see some “behind the scene” production moments.


With so many top names from the luxury design world, the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit will be a place of new ideas for the ultimate luxury experience and service.

You’ll see how craftsmanship elevates design and makes it luxurious, as this will be the highlight during this summit, learning from the best how to create major luxury brands.


In Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit you’ll be part of lively debates with well-known keynote speakers along panel sessions and interviews.

This said, you’ll get to know the latest luxury design trends and practices in branding and marketing in the luxury design world, celebrating design and primoting networking between the brightest influencers and industry decision makers.

Also share experiences and learn through the presentation of successful worldwide case studies.


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But apart from the Summit’s Program why should you attend this event? The first edition of the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit will be held in Gondomar, a city that’s just a few minutes away from the glorious Oporto. Needless to say that will be plenty to see and do in the city during the Summit!

Oporto has centuries of history and the city’s resplendence with amazing architecture and culture!

During this time you can enjoy some of the most iconic places and monuments from the city, such as Rua das Flores, Clérigos Tower and many more as well as admire the stunning flow of the Douro River in all it’s splendor if you go on a famous Douro River Cruise!

Also, If you enjoy the nightlife, then you can’t miss a night out at the Galerias de Paris in Downtown Oporto!

If you decide to stay for a few more days to enjoy this peculiar city after the Summit, we can recomend you to experience the amazing São Joao Party. This regional party honors the Saint that protects the city and will promote immense celebrations and firework across the city during the 24th of June! So don’t miss it!

Below follows an image with some hot spots you have to see while visiting the city!

Is it really necessary to say anything else? Start packing your bags and let’s celebrate luxury design & craftsmanship together on the 20th and 21st of June!

How to book your ticket? Book Ticket Here

SEE MORE: Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2018: What You Need to Know

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