Held within the IFI General Assembly, the IFI Congress is a premier biennial forum convened to share topical and progressive ideas, knowledge and developments, affecting and shaping the evolving practice of Interior Architecture/Design worldwide.







Its goals are:

  • Showcase top leaders and thinkers in Interior Architecture/Design
  • Identify and debate on challenges that affect the field of Interiors
  • Place in the forefront issues at the frontier of societal evolution, their effects, possibilities and opportunities
  • Review and discuss innovative Design solutions by experts and world leaders from the professional, public and governmental sectors
  • Share and unveil the latest research and current trends in Interiors with the aim to understand their impacts and implications for the profession
  • Connect all aspects of the global community involved with shaping the habitable and built environment for optimal human capacity



The next IFI Congress will take place in Lagos, Nigeria, on 9-10 November, 2017, coinciding with the African Culture and Design Festival. This event is dedicated to Traditional Art, Modern & Contemporary Art and Modern & Contemporary Architecture and Design created in the African continent. In this context, the 2017 IFI Congress will highlight new and cutting-edge Design that is taking place in the stimulating and emergent African regions as well as in the rest of the world.

More information about the 2017 IFI Congress coming soon.

The 2017 Congress will coincide with the 28th IFI General Assembly on 10-12 November 2017, in Lagos, Nigeria.