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  • Dubai Design Week

    9 - 14 November 2020

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  • Dubai Design Week

    9 - 14 November 2020

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    • Strategic partner...
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  • Dubai Design Week

    9 - 14 November 2020

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    • Strategic partner...
    • Supported by...
  • Dubai Design Week

    9 - 14 November 2020

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2020 programme

Within the open-air setting of Dubai Design District (d3), the 2020 edition of Dubai Design Week taking place 9-14 November, will stage an extensive series of programmes including exhibitions, outdoor installations, talks & workshops and unique retail experiences.

This year the focus has turned on themes related to redefining and reimagining the way we will live in a COVID-impacted world, as well as engaging further local creative communities to produce contextually relevant work.

All visitors are invited to join the free to attend the festival and be able to enjoy outdoor-focused programming around the d3 Design Quarter and engage with many diverse activities under the necessary safety measures.

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Features

Downtown Design

In light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Downtown Design’s new hybrid format for 2020 will bring the design community together across digital and physical platforms, offering both design…

Exhibitions

Dubai Design District (d3)

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Abwab

Abwab translates as ‘doors’ in Arabic and is an annually remodeled exhibition dedicated to commissioning work from across the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia with a purpose to promote design…

Exhibitions, Installations

Dubai Design Week

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Global Grad Show

Global Grad Show is a year-round programme for university graduates and professors who are working on solutions for a better world.

Exhibitions

Dubai Design Week

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Talks

Dubai Design Week’s talks program this year will shed light on the alternative emerging structures and solutions, that designers and creatives can adapt and learn from, to navigate new realities,…

Talks

Dubai Design District (d3)

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UAE Designer Exhibition

Dubai Design Week will host a new UAE Designer Exhibition showcasing the works of locally based talent and home-grown design.

Exhibitions

Dubai Design District (d3)

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The Dubai Design Week Marketplace

The Dubai Design Week Marketplace is a new outdoor retail initiative and a key component of the largest creative festival in the Middle East.

Events

Dubai Design District (d3)

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Programme

Films

Dubai Design Week 2020 | Save the Date 9 - 14 November

Dubai Design Week will take place 9-14 November 2020, bringing a revised programme to its main hub at Dubai Design District (d3) with a focus on supporting the creative community, to redefine and…

Downtown Design 2019 | Highlights

A key event of Dubai Design Week the region’s leading design fair features international and regional brands, alongside a stellar talks programme at the The Forum, specially commissioned projects and…

Voices of Design | Featuring Aljoud Lootah

Leading Emirati designer Aljoud Lootah talks about how regional creatives are offering a new perspective on the Middle East by interpreting their culture and traditions for a global audience.

Voices of Design | Featuring Tarik Al Zaharna of T.ZED Architects

The Founder and Director of the Dubai-based practice talks about how a new generation of regional designers and clients is driving the growing demand for high-quality design solutions across the…

Global Grad Show 2019

Dubai Design Week’s highlight event, Global Grad Show is an exhibition of social impact innovation from graduate students across the world.

Dubai – Redefined by design

The fourth edition of Dubai Design Week, the region’s largest creative festival, reflecting Dubai’s position as design capital of the Middle East, takes place 12-17 November 2018.

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