Monday 23 October 2017

Dubai Culture to back mega design event

DUBAI, 18 days ago

Dubai Culture and Arts Authority will return as patron of the third edition of the Middle East’s largest design event, Dubai Design Week, which is set to draw leading architects and designers from across the globe.

The mega industry event is set to run from November 13 to 18 at Dubai Design District (d3) and across various locations in the city.

The programme of contemporary design will see the return of the Global Grad Show, Iconic City, ABWAB, and the design trade fair, Downtown Design, alongside a programme of talks and workshops lead by local and international industry experts, said the organisers.

The organisers of Dubai Design Week have announced Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice chairman of the board of directors, of Dubai Culture, as patron of the third edition of the Middle East’s largest design event.

The authority has been a strategic partner of key design moments in the UAE such as Dubai Design Week, Downtown Design, Design Days Dubai, and in 2013 partnered together with Tashkeel on Design Road Professional initiative with 4 Emirati designers which set the foundations for new a generation of designers in the region.

"I am pleased to see the third edition of Dubai Design Week return this November, bringing another original and thought-provoking edition to Dubai," remarked Sheikha Latifa.

"The design industry is an integral ingredient in reaching our ambitions for Dubai’s future. The ever evolving and progressive industry has directly shaped the way humanity leads its’ day-to-day life," she stated.

"From developing life changing technologies, to aesthetic appreciation in everyday life, design plays an integral part in building a happy, empowered and creative city. We at Dubai Culture work towards developing an infrastructure that supports this community to grow and flourish," she added.-TradeArabia News Service

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