The fifth edition of Dubai Design Week kicks off next week from Nov. 12-16. Here’s what we’re looking forward to from the event.
What’s going on at Dubai Design Week
The theme of this year’s Abwab exhibition is “ways of learning” and it will feature works from the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and India.
Global Grad Show
Visitors can expect to see impressive graduate projects from more than 100 universities from all over the world in the fields of design, science, technology and engineering.
This year’s edition of the region’s leading design trade fair will be its most varied to date, with 30 participating countries and 100 new brands.
In Conversation with Christian Louboutin
Dubai Design Week will feature a series of talks with prominent design figures, including famed footwear designer Christian Louboutin who will sit down with guests on Nov. 13.
Exhibition: Phantom Limb
Hosted by Art Jameel, this exhibition brings together 13 artists and collectives to showcase their works that explore our relationship with material heritage.
Installation: From the Heart
Spanish company ROCA commissioned artists from the Saeta Estudi firm to dream up a beating human heart made up of 3248 pieces of its porcelain sanitary ware.