Best Picks for the Upcoming Dubai Design Week 2016 – A diverse 6-day programme of keynote speeches, panel discussions and educational workshops.
Dubai Design Week is one of the world’s newest and most ambitious international design events, conceived to shine a spotlight on Dubai as a leading design hub, and share the UAE’s thriving design scene with the world at large.
In Dubai’s collaborative spirit, and as a reflection of the city’s global outlook, its design week is both regional and international in scope, encompasses public and private spheres, culture, education and entertainment, and spans multiple disciplines, ranging from graphic and product design to architecture and industrial design.
Finasi Showroom Opening
Finasi LLC is the leading player in the supply of luxury Italian Furniture. As a high-end fit-out contractor company in the UAE for private villas, F&B outlets and offices, they specialize in custom-made loose furniture, joinery work, semi-fixed features and engineered flooring.
Armani/Dada is a collaboration between the Armani Group and Dada from the Molteni Group. The partnership offers unique and innovative kitchen concepts and expresses the simplicity and elegance of Italian style at its finest.
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Tom Dixon Pop-up Store
For the first time in the Middle East, Tom Dixon is presenting an exclusive retail pop up store. The store is a place to experience and purchase the Tom Dixon’s collection of accessories and lighting as well as a selection of furniture pieces. Through the pop up concept, superstudio is bringing Tom Dixon’s products to a wider and more local audience and is a precursor to Tom Dixon’s first monobrand store and café to open soon in Dubai.
Fresh from Taiwan Designers’ Week
As Designers’ Week entered its 10th year, the fair included more than 200 designers, 100 designer brands, and featured international exhibitors from Japan, the Netherlands, Germany, and Singapore. TDW’s theme of ‘Impact: see the influence of design’ examines the force of change design can have by injecting positive energy into society. This creative collision will be showcased at Downtown Design with collections from Flexible Love, META Design, and ViiCHENDESIGN.
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