In pictures: Dubai Design Week is open now in d3
Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, inaugurates fifth edition of Dubai Design Week, the largest creative festival in the Middle East.
Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority opens the fifth edition of Dubai Design Week. Accompanied by Khadija Al Bastaki, Chief Executive of Dubai Design District (2nd left).
Sheikha Latifa tours the week-long festival comprises of a wide range of exhibitions, installations, panel discussions and workshops.
Dubai Design Week 2019 presents its most extensive programme to date with over 200 events and over 150 participating organisations.
Abwab presents three country pavilions, spotlighting design from Eastern Provinces of Saudi Arabia (supported by Ithra), Lebanon and India.
Translated as ‘doors’ in Arabic, Abwab is an architectural installation that offers a platform for design talent from across the Middle East.
Abwab: ‘Qissa Ghar’ meaning ‘Home of Stories’ presented by The Busride Studio which retells creation myths from across India brought to life on Khadi lanterns.
This year’s edition of the festival offers its largest free-to-attend public weekend programme, which includes a Designathon and live street jazz at the Akiba Garden.
Over 100 talks and workshops are taking place throughout the week in d3.
‘Umbra’, an immersive gateway to Dubai Design Week at d3, is a collaboration between Finsa and Emirati design studio Tinkah.
With increased participation from international brands, including Arper, Pedrali, Preciosa, Skram and Swarovski, this year’s edition is the most varied yet.