Spotlight on Dubai design
Heritage & Culture
With a growing arts culture, Dubai is the perfect destination for designers in all concentrations as well as design enthusiasts. Check out three of the biggest design events of the year that spotlight plenty of international and regional talent in our emirate.
Check out the biggest design events on Dubai’s annual calendar
Dubai is hot on design
Dubai’s not scared of being different, standing out and trying new things. So it’s the perfect platform for designers to nurture their creativity and design enthusiasts to discover local and regional work. Check out some of the biggest design events on our annual calendar.
Dubai Design Week
Dubai comes alive with design during Dubai Design Week, taking place from 24-29 October 2016. This annual, city-wide celebration of design spans a multitude of design disciplines from architecture to interior design, lighting and sound to textile design and more.
More than 100 events will take place all over the city, from exhibitions and product launches to film screenings and workshops.
As the commercial centrepiece of Dubai Design Week, Downtown Design will take place from 25-28 October within the Dubai Design District (d3), the creative heart of the city. This trade fair brings together over 100 high-quality, innovative and contemporary established and emerging brands from 25 countries.
Featuring furniture, lighting, textiles and accessories, the event showcases the young and flourishing design industry of Dubai and the surrounding region.
Design Days Dubai
The 6th edition of Design Days Dubai will take place in March 2017 in the Dubai Design District. As the leading fair in the Middle East and South Asia dedicated to collectible and limited edition furniture and design objects, expect large-scale installations and sculptural works, as well as an insightful and inspiring programme of talks and panel discussion.
Check out one of the city’s biggest art hubs and find unique souvenirs on your next trip to Dubai.
Dubai Corporation of Tourism & Commerce Marketing