The Middle East's leading fair for original and high-quality design, showcasing international and regional exhibiting brands, manufacturers and designers.

Following a successful return to a full, in-person edition last year, Downtown Design has set the dates for the 2022 edition of the fair which will take place 9-12 November, on the d3 Waterfront in Dubai Design District (d3).

Downtown Design is the destination in the region 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.

Dedicated to high-quality and original design, the annual fair is the commercial highlight of Dubai Design Week, bringing together thought leaders and decision-makers of the global design stage. A B2B and B2C fair, Downtown Design showcases the latest collections, innovative products and design solutions from the region and around the world, complemented by a line-up of creative showcases, activations and industry events.

Alongside established brands and manufacturers, the fair features showcases of rising talent and cultural group exhibitions, pop-up concepts and design installations found throughout the fair apace with collateral programmes catering to each relevant audience; from international A&ID professionals to local homeowners and design enthusiasts, while country-specific initiatives and trade organisations present showcases featuring their brands, makers and designers, collectively promoting their local design industries in the Middle East.

The fair's boutique showcase for limited-edition and bespoke design offers independent designers, collectives and studios a platform to access top-tier design professionals, HNWIs and relevant public visitors looking to discover, buy or commission handmade and small-scale manufactured works.

Visit to find out more about how to participate in this year’s edition of Downtown Design.