The First Dubai Design Week App is Now Available

Dubai Design Week has launched its first FREE digitalized guide, offering users an AR-led, interactive and customizable experience of the festival at their fingertips.

Artemide, Yansi Lamp Collection by Neri&Hu

The app allows visitors to create personalised schedules based on preferences and interests, be the first to get notified of must-attend launches and events as well as to benefit from an array of exclusive discounts and offers, including a complimentary fast-track access pass to the Downtown Design fair.

Dubai Design Week also continues to grow, cementing Dubai as the design capital of the Middle East.

Artemide, Discovery Vertical, Ernesto Gismondi

What can you look forward to:
• The region’s largest creative festival returns this year from 12-17 November 2018.
• The free-to-attend programme will comprise more than 230 events throughout Dubai Design District (d3) and across the city.
• With +120 institutions participating, the 2018 edition will see a 20% growth since last year’s event.

Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-Chairman of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, and in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3) and supported by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, Dubai Design Week will be returning for its fourth edition from 12-17 November, 2018.

Baxter, Downtown Design

Taking place at locations across the city, this year’s programme will be the most comprehensive to date, with more than 120 companies participating and 230 events taking place, encompassing exhibitions, commissioned installations, awards and competitions, talks and workshops, tours and experiences for design enthusiasts and public visitors alike.

An accessible meeting point for the global design community, since its inauguration in 2015, Dubai Design Week has become a platform for growing and enabling the region’s design scene, attracting 60,000 visitors to the event at d3 alone throughout the 2017 edition.

Baxter, Downtown Design

Dubai Design Week will this year launch its first app, allowing visitors to create personalised schedules on the govbased on preferences and interests and to be the first to get notified of must-attend launches and events.


d3’s Chief Executive Officer, Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi, says: “d3 is once again thrilled to be the strategic partner and host of the fourth edition of Dubai Design Week. For 2018, we are proud to add d3’s ‘UAE Design Stories’ exhibition to the programme and highlight several projects under d3’s ‘Design for Good’ initiative which supports and promotes social change within the UAE. It’s always important for us to continue to support the growth of thevdesign industry as a whole and it is events like this that celebrate design from across the region which truly cement Dubai, and d3, as a design destination.”

Dubai Design Week 2018 at d3

You can now explore the programme of Dubai Design Week held at its main hub in Dubai Design District and across the city, 12-17 November, with the new free app. Developed for visitors to create personalised schedules, get notified about must-attend launches and events, benefit from exclusive promotions and receive complimentary fast-track access to Downtown Design, the App is now available on the App Store and Google Play.iOS:

Posted by Dubai Design Week on Thursday, 18 October 2018


Coinciding with the event, this November will see the official opening of the Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai’s first contemporary arts museum, the inaugural Fikra Graphic Design Biennial in Sharjah, the first of its kind in the region, and a range of activities staged at Alserkal Avenue, reinforcing November as the annual focal point for design and
creativity in Dubai.


For more visit Dubai Design Week.


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