Topic: Dubai Design Week

New lighting sculpture by Khalid Shafar and Lasvit to premiere at Dubai Design Week

Emirati designer Khalid Shafar and Czech lighting designer Lasvit will be unveiling a programmable dynamic lighting sculpture named Silent Call, at this year’s Dubai Design Week, taking place at Dubai Design District from 13-18 November 2017. Integrating time and motion for a function … More

Axor set to return to Downtown Design Dubai 2017

After one year away to focus on operations in the region, AXOR is set to make a strong return to Downtown Design Dubai, taking place from 14-17 November 2017 as a key component of Dubai Design Week.  The German bathroom and kitchen luxury … More

SUPERFUTUREDESIGN’s Dubai Design Week installation supports eco-living

Dubai and Italy-based architecture firm SUPER FUTURE DESIGN* is set to unveil an installation during Dubai Design Week that focuses on principles of sustainability and materiality. The installation, designed in collaboration with tech-led lighting brand Buzzi & Buzzi and FDC Contracting, invites visitors … More

Interview: Fahed + Architects on sustainable architecture and sourcing local materials

Launched by Indian architect Fahed Majeed in 2005, Fahed + Architects now has offices in the UAE, India and Indonesia. While the Bali office primarily deals with product design and landscape, the other two focus on architecture, masterplanning and interior design. “We have … More

BD Barcelona teams up with four GCC-based designers for exhibition during Dubai Design Week

Design brand BD Barcelona is celebrating creativity in the Arab world through a selection of works entitled the PostCraft Collection, bringing together designers from four countries in the Gulf, including the UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Each designer will be represented by … More

Fahed + Architects team up with waste management giant Bee’ah for this year’s Abwab pavilion at Dubai Design Week

This year’s ‘Abwab’ pavilion is built by the Dubai-based firm Fahed + Architects, who’ve joined forces with waste management company Bee’ah to source recycled material for the design, including bed springs and concrete. The space, which will exhibit projects by designers across the … More

Third edition of Dubai Design Week to open this November

The third edition of Dubai Design Week will open from the 13-18 November, set across various locations in the city, with Dubai Design District as its central hub. The six day event will offer over 200 events, up by 35 per cent from … More

Downtown Design returns to Dubai for its fifth edition

Returning for its fifth year, Downtown Dubai takes place from November 14-17. The event’s director, Rue Kothari shares with designMENA what’s in store. Downtown Design, a key part of Dubai Design Week, will have almost doubled in size from last year, according to Kothari. The … More

DRAK announces ‘Industry to Luxury’ theme for 2017 Dubai Design Week

Design Ras Al Khor (DRAK), a collective led by local designers Khalid Shafar, Khulood Thani, Nadine Kanso and Tarik Al Zaharna, with a mission to promote the Ras Al Khor industrial area, has announced the theme for its upcoming edition during the 2017 Dubai … More

Dubai Design Week: “More Sky” rethinks limits of architectural space

A project entitled “More Sky” is one of the creations part of Dubai Design Week’s Global Grad Show which presents a platform to view the most innovative projects from the leading design schools from all over the world under one roof. The exhibition, … More

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