The Nagoya Congress Center was the venue of the exhibition
The Nagoya Congress Center was the venue of the exhibition

The World Design Exhibition 1989 (Japanese: 世界デザイン博覧会), also abbreviated "DesignHaku", was an event held at the Nagoya Congress Center July 15 - November 26, 1989.[1] It was hosted by the World Design Organization. Other venues included Nagoya Castle and Nagoya Port.[2]

It was visited by over 15 million people.[3] The congress of the host organisation was also held there in the same year.[4]

Following the expo the International Design Centre Nagoya was established in 1992 and opened in 1996.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Significant History | IdcN". www.idcn.jp.
  2. ^ "世界デザイン博覧会 - 名古屋商工会議所のあゆみ | 名古屋商工会議所の沿革・歴史を紹介する「名古屋商工会議所のあゆみ」". history.nagoya-cci.or.jp.
  3. ^ a b "History of Design City Nagoya | Nagoya, UNESCO City of Design". www.creative-nagoya.jp.
  4. ^ "WDO | History | Past Congresses".