ART DUBAI GROUP ANNOUNCES SENIOR APPOINTMENT

Art Dubai Group today announced the appointment of William Knight as Managing Director and Head of Design at the company. As owners of the region’s leading portfolio of art and design events in the Middle East and North Africa, Knight has been appointed to lead and develop the company’s design portfolio, which currently includes the region’s largest design event and trade show, Dubai Design Week and Downtown Design, as well as the collectible design fair Design Days Dubai.

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A CATALYST FOR THE REGIONAL DESIGN INDUSTRY

The success of Downtown Design 2016 uncovers the growing demand for original high-quality design solutions in the Middle East.

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URBAN COMMISSIONS 3.0. ANNOUNCES THREE FINALISTS

Urban Commissions, a design competition set up by Dubai Design District (d3) and Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, announces its three shortlisted designs for a ‘communal table’ that will be placed within the urban landscape of d3 in 2017.

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AFFECTING POSITIVE CHANGE: THE FIRST REGIONAL AUDI INNOVATION AWARD AND ITS JUDGES

The first Audi Innovation Award of the region has set out to propel significant positive change, and they picked the right judges to do it.

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ANNOUNCING DESIGN DAYS DUBAI 2017'S EXHIBITOR LINE-UP

Returning for its sixth edition in a new location at Dubai Design District (d3) with the largest number of exhibitors to date (50), Design Days Dubai is the Middle East and South Asia’s only annual fair dedicated to collectible modern and contemporary design works.

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The Audi Innovation Award deadline is two weeks away – deadline: January 17th, 2017.

This is the first edition of the Audi Innovation Award. All designers, architects, innovators with brilliant ideas should submit their concepts within the theme ‘Alternative’, showing ideas that take existing solutions and use them in new and exciting ways to get the chance to incubate your design with dedicated mentorship [...]

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Urban Commissions 10 Shortlisted Designs

Urban Commissions in its third year has seen an ever maturing pool of designers submitting design proposals for urban furniture. For this edition, Emirati tradition of gathering has been honored through the theme of surface and seating combinations that welcome users to a ‘communal table’. The objective is to collect and meet, work and eat; a setting for conversation, collaboration and respite; the submissions for 2016 are thoughtful and diverse.

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Urban Commissions 2017 - Call for Entries

For its third edition, Urban Commissions invites all creatives residing in the UAE to propose and design a communal table which will be installed in the urban landscape of Dubai Design District (d3).

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Winner of ‘Design 2.0’ Announced

Dubai Design Week and Huawei Arabia today announced the winner of ‘Design 2.0’, a project for graduate design students powered by the Huawei MateBook.

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ESCAPING FLATLAND

MONOGRAM debuts their contemporary jewellery collection 'Escaping Flatland'; multidimensional visual forms made from 18K gold that tell the story of UAE’s development through its people.

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Family Weekend at d3

Mark your calendars for a fun-packed weekend of activities for the whole family to enjoy during Dubai Design Week, 28-29 October, as Dubai Design District (d3) bursts with community design initiatives.

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IKEA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS IN UAE

Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA commemorates 25 years since welcoming visitors to its first store in Karama, Dubai in 1991 with Life@Home exhibition.

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IDEAS FOR THE OPEN CITY

A full house sat in to attend the 'Ideas for the open city: An exploration of connectivity within a city' panel discussion hosted by The Royal Institute of British Architects, The British Council, and the Department of International Trade.

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The four Huawei activities not to miss

As the sole technology sponsor of Dubai Design Week, Huawei will host exciting workshops, a MateBook preview and emerging designer projects from the 24th-29th of October 2016.

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AUDI INNOVATION AWARD ANNOUNCED

Audi Middle East in partnership with Dubai Design Week announces the first Audi Innovation Award design contest. The competition is open to designers in the GCC and Levant regions to showcase their design talent with submissions judged on their ability to demonstrate a ‘Significant Positive Change’ around the theme ‘Alternative’.

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HIGH-IMPACT INSTALLATIONS

Sculptural, architectural and experiential public installations by a handpicked selection of renowned international and local designers, artists and architects will be on display at strategic locations around the city, including the façade of the iconic Burj Khalifa and d3.

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