My Design Agenda’s Top 3 Design Destinations in October – Destination Focus: Dubai

bdny16 Design Destinations My Design Agenda’s Top 3 Design Destinations in October bdny16 1

As we ease into fall, there are plenty of reasons to travel—and the best places to visit in October combine great art, design, interiors, luxury and architecture. For the next days, we will be mapping  the Top 3 Design Destinations for this October, starting with Dubai. Here you will find the most important events, showcases or hotels to stay. If you are a design lover, this is definitely for you.

Related story: What’s On for BDNY – Boutique Design New York 2016

The fourth annual Downtown Design will take over the Dubai Design District October 25–28. Attendees will get to see the latest in furniture, lighting, carpets, accessories, and more by the likes of Jotun, Borzalino, Carl Hansen & Son or Kristalia.

My Design Agenda’s Top 3 Design Destinations in October Design Destinations My Design Agenda’s Top 3 Design Destinations in October My Design Agenda   s Top 3 Design Destinations in October 1

Kristalia was established in 1994 by young entrepreneurs from Friuli who share two great passions: design and jazz. From the outset, Kristalia has given special attention to innovative design projects through experimentation and searching for new technical solutions, using materials borrowed from the fields of fashion and sport.

Artemide Showroom Opening
Building 6, Office 307A
Dubai Design District (d3)

Artemide is not only displaying its unique human-centric design approach to manufacturing indoor and outdoor light fittings but also offering a sensual evocation of the magic of light. A visit to the showroom is also a journey through the history of contemporary design with contributions to Artemide’s collections by some of the most important designers of our time such as Michele de Lucchi, Karim Rashid, Norman Foster, Naoto Fukasawa, Neil Poulton, Jean Nouvel and many more.

Related story: Best Italian Design at iSaloni Moscow 2016

My Design Agenda’s Top 3 Design Destinations in October Design Destinations My Design Agenda’s Top 3 Design Destinations in October My Design Agenda   s Top 3 Design Destinations in October 3

My Design Agenda’s Top 3 Design Destinations in October Design Destinations My Design Agenda’s Top 3 Design Destinations in October My Design Agenda   s Top 3 Design Destinations in October 4

Related story: Best Italian Design at iSaloni Moscow 2016

Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Hotel

Built on a man-made island in the Arabian Gulf, Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah was designed to exude luxury in every way. With its distinctive shape inspired by a dhow sail, the hotel incorporates a stunning array of sumptuous materials, including over 21,000 square feet of 24K-gold leaf, thirty different types of marble (among them rare Statuario marble, which was used by Michelangelo in his masterpieces), custom-made carpets from South Africa and India, chandeliers from the U.K., and locally designed wooden doors.

My Design Agenda’s Top 3 Design Destinations in October Design Destinations My Design Agenda’s Top 3 Design Destinations in October My Design Agenda   s Top 3 Design Destinations in October 2

new-free-ebooks_800 Design Destinations My Design Agenda’s Top 3 Design Destinations in October new free ebooks 800

For more design news and inspirations, follow us on Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Flipboard.

Latest Articles