Dubai Design Week

8-13 November 2022


Dubai Design Week 2022

Dubai Design Week, in strategic partnership with Dubai Design District (d3), returns for its eighth season, 8-13 November 2022 – providing individuals and companies with a platform to express design by ways of installations, exhibitions and overall experiential mediums. The annual event is one of the region’s most significant cultural occasions, with a line-up of programming, demonstrating Dubai’s commitment to design. Held in the regional hub for design and creativity - d3 - Dubai Design Week looks at the impact of the ever-changing design landscape.

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This year’s programming is focused on designing a sustainable future, through the theme DESIGN WITH IMPACT: a series of immersive installations that demonstrate innovative design thinking; using materials that spark conversations around how design can have a positive impact on the environment. Regional and international names will present their vision for designing a better future by ways of large-scale installations throughout d3.

UAE Designer Exhibition

Among the many highlights of Dubai Design Week’s programme is the much-anticipated UAE Designer Exhibition. A curated showcase of established and emerging regional talent from different design disciplines. Taking place in the Downtown Design tent, the exhibition offers creatives a platform for visibility among leading designers from around the globe, whilst expanding and strengthening their audience and professional network.

Downtown Design

The headline commercial event of Dubai Design Week, Downtown Design will take place 9-12 November, at the Waterfront Terrace at d3. It is the region’s destination for contemporary design, attracting leading design professionals and industry decision-makers from the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and beyond, alongside top-tier public visitors. For those are looking for engaging panel discussions and opportunities to interact with other design professionals, The Forum at Downtown Design will host leading international and regional experts within the design industry to discuss the latest trends and innovations in regional and international design.

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Design Market by FLTRD

For those that are looking to discover new brands, the Design Market by FLTRD, will offer a retail experience full of homegrown offerings that span home wares to ready to wear – open from November 8-13. The Design Market will expand on the weekend – November 12 & 13 – to offer the best in local artisanal products.

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Dubai Design Week will also host a series collaborative hands-on Workshops. The workshops program provides visitors of all ages and levels the opportunity to learn something new from professors of world-renowned institutions, as well as Makers who push the envelope in material experimentation and innovative ways of creating.

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Dubai Design Week prepares for its eighth season, 8-13 November 2022 as one of the region’s most important cultural events, the curated programme consists of WORKSHOPS and overall EXPERIENTIAL MEDIUMS.

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