Set to run until Nov. 9 in Riyadh, Saudi Design Week is hosting an engaging set of talks and workshops.
Talks and workshops at Saudi Design Week
Never Ending Textile Print
When? Nov. 7 and 9 Participants will each make their own print on one large piece of textile that will later be hung at the design fair.
Design Happy Edibles
When? Nov. 7 and 8 This workshop helps kids learn about the nutritional value of their food by designing their own salad.
Planning for Sustainability
When? Nov. 7 Well-designed cities offer a range of social, environmental and economic benefits. This presentation introduces some key examples from international cities.
Fashion and Vision 2030
When? Nov. 8 Professor Reina Lewis discusses modest workwear as a form of cross-cultural dialogue with Saudi fashion designer Arwa Al-Banawi. The pair will explore how designers can contribute to women’s comfort at work in the context of modest dress codes.
Create Your Own Bio-Plastic
When? Nov. 8 and 9 To raise awareness and support the creation of bio-based plastic, students learn how to make bio-plastics out of everyday ingredients.
Living on Mars
When? Nov. 8 and 9 This workshop looks at developing novel concepts of habitation on Mars, envisioning and creating sustainable settlement proposals.