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    9 - 14 November

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2020 programme

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

This year the focus was 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 were 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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Weekend Activities

The Dubai Design Week Marketplace offered creative and entertaining activities for children of all skill levels from the ages of 5+ throughout the weekend.

Workshops

Dubai Design District (d3)

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The Makers’ Programme

For the sixth edition of Dubai Design Week, a wide programme of hands-on workshops that catered for all ages, ranges of experience and interest was staged by independent designers, makers and small…

Workshops

Dubai Design District (d3)

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The Marketplace

The Dubai Design Week Marketplace was 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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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 District (d3)

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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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Downtown Design

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

Exhibitions

Dubai Design District (d3)

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Urban Commissions

For the establishment of Dubai Design Week’s inaugural edition of a new retail experience in an outdoor, urban setting, the design community was invited in the build-up of this market by offering an…

Installations

Dubai Design District (d3)

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Films

The Dubai Design Week Marketplace

Day 4 Highlights | Dubai Design Week 2020

Day 3 Highlights | Dubai Design Week 2020

Day 2 Highlights | Dubai Design Week 2020

Day 1 Highlights | Dubai Design Week 2020

Dubai Design Week 2020 opens to welcome visitors following all guidelines and safety measures.

Announcing Global Grad Show 2020

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

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