Updated 13 October 2021
Arab News

What to expect from Dubai Design Week 2021

What to expect from Dubai Design Week 2021

Dubai Design Week will return from Nov. 8-13 with its most extensive program to date.


  • Downtown Design

    The region’s leading design fair for high-end and quality design is back with an in-person showcase of more than 130 international and regional exhibiting brands and designers.


  • 2040: d3 Architecture Exhibition

    The multimedia showcase will feature five architectural firms presenting concepts of how Dubai could look in 20 years.


  • UAE Designer Exhibition 2.0

    This exhibition will unveil works by 25 emerging and undiscovered creative talents who are based in the UAE and produce locally.


  • Abwab

    This year’s Abwab commission has been awarded to Dubai-based Ahmed El-Sharabassy for his proposal responding to the theme of regenerative architecture and restorative design.


  • The MENA Grad Show

    The 50 best social impact innovation projects from the brightest minds coming out of the region’s universities will go on show.


  • The Marketplace

    Visitors have the chance to shop from a curated selection of 80 of the city’s best artisans, creatives and small businesses, presenting high-quality, handcrafted and responsibly sourced products.