A PLATFORM FOR REGIONAL DESIGN TALENT

As the largest design event in Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, Dubai Design Week celebrates the region’s diverse creative thinking through its exhibitions ‘Abwab’ and ‘Iconic City’. This year’s Abwab returns revised as a contemporary snapshot of products and designers from across the region; Iconic City shines a spotlight on the design culture of Casablanca, Morocco.

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Will you change the future of design?

The second edition of the Audi Innovation Award in collaboration with Dubai Design Week is now open for submissions, through to 17 September.

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Take Part in Dubai Design Week 2017

Taking place from 13-18 November 2017, the third edition of Dubai Design Week will act as a promotional platform for design across a huge range of disciplines and interests, hosting city-wide activities including events, talks and exhibitions.

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

Design Ras Al Khor (DRAK), a collective led by UAE-based designers Khalid Shafar, Khulood Thani and Nadine Kanso, with a mission to promote the Ras Al Khor industrial area, has announced the theme for its upcoming edition during Dubai Design Week 2017.

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PechaKucha Night SHJ Vol. 10 returns to 1971 – Design Space

The upcoming PechaKucha Night Vol. 10, hosted by 1971 – Design Space, will take place on Tuesday, 20 June, 2017, hosting a range of presenters who are specialists in design.

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California: Designing Freedom

California: Designing Freedom explores how the ideals of the 1960s counterculture morphed into the tech culture of Silicon Valley, and how ‘Designed in California’ became a global phenomenon.

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Beirut Design Week 'Need for Regional Change'

Dubai Design Week was in Beirut yesterday for ‘NEED FOR REGIONAL EXCHANGE’, a panel discussion on Design Weeks and Collectives of Beirut, Amman, Cairo, Casablanca, Dubai and Tehran which brought together representatives from all six cities to discuss the potential for collaboration in the Middle East.

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Tashkeel announces selected designers for Tanween Design Programme

Dubai Design Week congratulates Alya Sultan AlEghfeli, Hala Al Ani, Myrtille Labrune-Ronteix and Renad Hussein, who were announced as the participants of this year’s edition of Tanween Design Programme.

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Dubai Design Week’s first Partner Briefing of 2017

Marking six months until Dubai Design Week 2017 (13-18 November), the design week team today held a Partner Briefing at the beautiful Purity showroom in Dubai Design District.

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Audi Innovation Award Submissions Open

Calling all GCC & Levant designer-innovators: the second Audi Innovation Award in collaboration with Dubai Design Week is now open for submissions.

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Architectural innovation by AAU Anastas studio, Palestine

Bethlehem-based architecture studio AAU Anastas has completed a prototype of a free-standing stone vault in Jericho which will be later used for the construction of el-Atlal residency for artists and writers in the Palestinian city.

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Tashkeel Open Call

Tashkeel launches a call for work for its annual group show, Made in Tashkeel 2017, which each year features a selection of recent works by members, workshop participants and exhibiting artists.

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Global Innovations from Global Grad Show in celebration of Earth Day

Timing with Earth Day, held worldwide each year on 22 April, Global Grad Show highlights five of the graduate innovations from its 2016 edition:

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2017 Audi Innovation Award Registrations now open

The competition for the second Audi Innovation Award is now open. The competition, led by Audi Middle East in partnership with Dubai Design Week, aims to empower regional designers while archiving intellectual progress in the region.

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AUDI ANNOUNCES THEME FOR NEXT INNOVATION AWARD

The next Audi Innovation Award theme was announced as “Autonomy”.

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AUDI INNOVATION AWARD WINNER

The first Audi Innovation Award for the Middle East was presented to Sahar Madanat from Jordan at the opening of Design Days Dubai for her ‘One-Handed Tableware Set’ design with second and third places being awarded to local UAE based designers, Mansour Attia and Nick Karinzaidis for a ‘Metro-bike fly-over’ proposal and a ‘Gaudi style responsive bath system’ respectively.

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