The Highlights Of Dubai Design Week By CovetED Magazine – The design and architecture world has its eyes on Dubai to discover the latest projects and innovations from 12 to17 November. If you couldn’t attend the fourth edition of this incredible event, the CovetED magazine organized the main highlights of the event for you!
As you know Dubai Design Week is one of the most popular and creative design festivals in the Middle East.
The event reflects the Dubai’s position as the regional capital of design. This years’ six-day programme featured more than 200 events covering the multiple design disciplines such as architecture, product, furniture, interior, and graphic design.
The 2018 programme not only included the region’s leading design fair, Downtown Design, and its inaugural showcase dedicated to limited-edition design, Downtown Editions, but also the Global Grad Show, an initiative that brings together projects from 100 of the most innovative universities across the world.
The pop-up studio offered a five-day programme of workshops and children’s activities throughout Dubai Design Week. Organized by a creative group of UAE-based composed by regional and international designers, as well as professional creatives. The diverse workshops allow older and younger visitors to get hands-on experience of the process behind design and creativity.
The fourth edition of this incredible design week also featured a curated and interactive project containing original design from the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia recognized as Abwab which means “doors” in Arabic.
This year programme included a range of keynote presentations, panel discussions and high-level conferences including the Belief in AI, staged in association with Global Grad Show and People Planet Profits sustainability & design conference staged in association with UAE Modern. The most popular discussions belonged to the international innovator Daan Roosegaarde, presented by the Dutch Design Center, the globally renowned Italian designer, Paola Navone, and Arab satirist, Karl Sharro.
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