Explore UAE design with Tashkeel. The ideal place for emerging professionals, share skills and opinions in talks and workshops, get the lowdown from Make Works UAE and Tanween (apply for 2020) and check out the pop-up of Tanween+ and ‘Made in Tashkeel’ products by UAE creatives.

Design + Making UAE is the ideal destination for emerging design professionals and everyone curious about the local design ecosystem.

Explore design practice in the UAE from concept to completion with Tashkeel. Discover exhibition stations, a dynamic programme of workshops, talks and conversations and a retail pop-up of affordable products by UAE creatives. Featuring the Tanween design programme, Tanween+, Tanween Collection, Make Works UAE and more!

Since 2008, Tashkeel has been nurturing UAE design practice through the Tanween design programme, Tanween Collection, Make Works UAE, the Van Cleef & Arpels Middle East Emergent Designer Prize and its Designer-in-Residence initiative. In the last 6 years alone, Tashkeel has invested in 22 UAE-based designers from 11 countries to develop 31 products from concept to completion.

About Tashkeel

Established in Dubai in 2008 by Lateefa bint Maktoum, Tashkeel provides a nurturing environment for art and design practice rooted in the UAE. With studios, work spaces and galleries located in both Nad Al Sheba and Al Fahidi, its annual programme includes professional development programmes, residencies, workshops, talks and exhibitions to enable creative practice, experimentation and dialogue among practitioners and the community. Tashkeel’s specialist design initiatives include the Tanween design programme, Make Works UAE, the Tanween Collection, Designer-in-Residence programme and the Van Cleef & Arpels Middle East Emergent Designer Prize.