Topic: Dubai Design Week

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

Dubai Design Week: Jordanian Pavilion uses stone swings to evoke imagination and play

A Dubai Design Week initiative, Abwab,  meaning “doors” in Arabic, is a series of six architectural pavilions that showcase the work of the most exciting designers, studios and curators from six different countries in the Middle East and the near region. Inspired by … More

Beirut chosen as this year’s “iconic city” for Dubai Design Week

Rana Salam curates and designs the iconic city exhibition for Dubai Design Week 2015. Set to take place from October 26–31, the inaugural Dubai Design Week will host the Iconic City exhibition, which will explore the design and creative culture of Middle East … More

Discover a mix of inspiring brands at this year’s Downtown Design

This year, as the Middle East descends upon Dubai for the very first Dubai Design Week; architects, interior designers and enthusiasts will make their way to the region’s design fair, Downtown Design, which will take place from October 27-30. CID talks to the … More

12 installations announced for Dubai Design Week

The full installation programme for Dubai Design Week (DXBDW) was announced today (Wednesday) at the DXBDW press conference at Dubai Design District (d3), featuring high-impact sculptural works as well as architectural and experiential creations. The 12 site-specific works have been created by a selection … More

The first Dubai Design Week is now one month away

By featuring some of the best local and regional design talent, and welcoming the international design community, Dubai Design Week promises to be an exciting addition to the international design calendar. Held in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3) and under the patronage … More

Dubai Design Week: Inspiring Innovations at the Global Grad Show

Asserting Dubai’s position as a global hub for innovation and meeting point for design, Dubai Design Week will bring together some of the world’s top postgraduate design students for a first-of-its-kind ‘global degree show’ that offers an insight into the future of design. … More

Antidote is bringing Smarin to Downtown Design this year

Dubai-based creative platform Antidote is bringing Smarin to Downtown Design this year; together the brands will present “Kairos – an installation we can breathe.” The Kairos installation will literally take your breath away.  The concept is essentially an experiment designed for the body … More

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