Downtown Design 2019 attracted over 19,000 visitors, including the region's top design firms, international industry decision makers and influencers. The fair showcased over 200 international and regional brands from 30 countries, alongside a stellar talks programme at The Forum, with a number of special projects and large-scale installations.
Offering a new perspective on furniture for the home and office, and collaborating with designers such as Marc Sadler,…read more
Established in 1966 in Italy, Tacchini is a philosophy, in which behind every object there is a story and behind every…read more
Known for heirloom quality furniture and furnishings since 2001, designer A. Jacob Marks’ approach emphasizes…read more
Founded 34 years ago, nanimarquina is headquartered in Spain, growning from a small, high-end rug creator into a…read more
A grand mixture of form, content, and materials. His work creates a universe in which landscapes, textures, and the…read more
Under the creative direction of Rodolfo Dordoni, Italian furniture brand Minotti has adopted a distinctly contemporary…read more
Czech premium lighting brand Brokis stands for the synthesis of exquisite design, superior quality, and the remarkable…read more
Established in 1953, Lladró is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of an extensive range of…read more
Tarkett is a worldwide leader in innovative flooring and sports surface solutions that meet design and functional…read more
Since its beginnings in 1966, Kettal has had an international calling to design and innovation. In the first years of…read more
USM Modular Furniture is a renowned Swiss manufacturer of furniture for the home and office.read more
Pushing the traditional boundaries of design thinking and bringing a fresh energy to storied design brands such as Aterlier Swarovski, Tomás Alonso’s work is deeply rooted in the spirit of collaboration.
Dara Huang is the founder of Design Haus Liberty; an international architecture, interiors and design practice established in London in 2013. In the company’s short time, Dara has evolved the studio from a start-up with one intern to one of the most in-demand practices in the world.
The acclaimed Australian designer has become known for his masterly use of pattern and colour, and his bold application of both in creating tailored, glamorous and sophisticated spaces.
With a multifaceted experience in digital marketing for creative businesses and a vision for helping designers realise their creative and commercial potential, he launched DesignWanted, a leading online design resource in 2015.
Marcus Fairs is founder and editor-in-chief of Dezeen. In January 2017, for his contribution to architecture, he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects, making him the first digital journalist to be bestowed with the honour.
From his love of art and design, to seeking inspiration from different cultures through his travels, Christian Louboutin’s creative expression references the worlds of pop culture, theatre, dance, literature and cinema.
Featuring international experts, Downtown Design’s line-up of talks and workshops will offer crucial insights for the design industry.
A kaleidoscopic gateway connected visitors to their surroundings and each other.read more
Wilson Associates celebrated diversity with their concept for this year’s bar.read more
Swiss Bureau’s concept for the forum explored the confluence of tradition and modernity.read more
A playful immersion into light, Preciosa’s new stopper welcomed visitors to the fair.read more
House of Fine Art presents Anthony James’ fascinatingly hypnotic sculpture.read more
XBD Collective had envisioned the fair café as a sanctuary for visitors to relax and get together.read more
'Madar’ was a platform for the exchange of design knowledge and research.read more
Houtlander presented their award-winning Preservation Beach for the first time in the Middle East.read more
Looking to the East, LWK + PARTNERS unveiled their conceptual pagoda.read more
In a bid to experiment with the concepts of horticultural interventions in the public sphere, landscape architects ambientStudio created a successional plaza.read more
Dubai Design Week is the region’s largest creative festival, reflecting Dubai’s position as the design capital of the Middle East. Encompassing design across a range of disciplines including architecture, product design, interiors, multimedia and graphic design as well as exhibitions, talks, workshops, and interactive experiences, the six-day programme provides a dynamic environment where design meets opportunity, positioning Dubai as a central meeting point and a global gateway city.
In 2019, Dubai Design Week welcomed over 90,000 visitors.