Dubai is launching a new design event called Dubai Design Week which will run from the 26th-31st of October 2015, alongside design fair Downtown Design.
Dubai Design Week will be held in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3), and in collaboration with Dubai Design and Fashion Council (DDFC).
The event will enliven the city with innovative installations from local and international designers, along with an extensive programme of activities at d3, including partnerships with other international design weeks, an innovative show from the world’s most foremost design universities, and exhibitions by UAE-based as well as international designers and design brands.
An educational programme of talks and workshops will also be held at d3 in support of local designers, who will have the opportunity to showcase their work.
Dubai Design Week will be held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifs bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman and Dubai Culture & Arts Authority.