Cologne Design Week consists of two major events: IMM (Internationale Möbelmesse), "the most important furnishing show in the world's most important furnishing market" in the fairgrounds of Kölnmesse, and the alternative Passagen "An exhibition event focusing on current trends in design," spread throughout countless venues in the city.
See extended coverage from this year's shows here:
• Living Concepts for the Urban Nomad
• Craft and Small-Scale Production at Design Parcours Ehrenfeld
• Designers Tower Focuses on Wood Work for Urban Living