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Last chance to enter Audi Innovation competition

Audi is more than just an acclaimed car manufacturer. Renowned for  innovative research that celebrates progressive ideas and technology, this year Audi is bringing its thrust for modernisation and revolution to the Middle East, launching the region’s first Audi Innovation Award. In partnership with Dubai Design Week and Design Days Dubai, the award will act […]

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Giulio Cappellini debuts new designs in Dubai

As a British expat living amid a melting pot of nationalities I get asked where I’m from all the time. However, the person asking doesn’t usually comment that they’ve met the queen of my home country, England. Of course, it’s not surprising that Giulio Cappellini has been honoured with an invitation to meet Queen Elizabeth, […]

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Dubai Design Week

Design Week kicks off tomorrow. Here’s what we’re looking forward to exploring… DOWNTOWN DESIGN: For the design shopaholic This year sees Downtown Design with 100 brands participating from 28 countries presenting top-quality, original products from furniture and fabrics to lighting, bathrooms and kitchens. The show features a dedicated Italian Luxury Interiors pavilion presented by the […]

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7 GCC bars tipped for design awards in London

We had a tough time judging the incredible entries for this year’s Restaurant and Bar Design Awards 2016, and the final decision will be revealed tonight! The awards ceremony takes place at London’s ultra cool Old Truman Brewery, hosts to Tent London and Super Brands London during the London Design Fair (September 22 to 25), part of […]

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Our favourites to win at tonight’s CID Awards 2016

We’re honored to have been invited by award favourite Pallavi Dean Interiors to join their table at tonight’s hotly anticipated Commercial Interior Design Awards 2016, held at the prestigious venue Joharah Ballroom, Madinat Jumeirah. We’re rooting for our hosts to win the category Interior Design Boutique Firm of the Year, and for Pallavi Dean Interiors’ new Associate Director […]

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New Knowledge Forum initiative launches in Dubai

A new series of design talks has launched to meet a growing demand by UAE design professionals for industry news, insights and innovations coming to the regional market. The Knowledge Forum initiative was established by four leading Dubai-based companies, Mirage, Herman Miller, Artemide and Zip Water, who hosted the first event on September 6 in […]

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New Ductac exhibition unveils Chinese interior designers to the Gulf

While the influence of traditional, contemporary and innovative aspects of architecture and design in the Far East has a wide-ranging reach spanning the globe, it has a particularly strong sway here in the Middle East. For those interested in meeting designers from countries such as Taiwan and China in person, head over to Dubai Community Theatre […]

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10 days to go: RESCOM Summit Middle East

In a society and region where it’s all about “who you know”, face-to-face business meetings are still as as vital – perhaps even more so – as the 21st century boom of virtual introductions over social media. The sixth edition of Doha’s annual RESCOM Summit-Middle East, from September 27 to 29, is a well-connected, prestigious […]

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Dubai’s latest award-winning design concept

On the lookout for the “next big thing” in furniture design emerging from the Emirates, DesignFix caught up with Mishaal Marchant, whose Weave lounge chair recently won the Contemporary Furniture Design competition at the Index International Design Exhibition 2016.  “At the core, a design should be seen as a solution, and a solution is beautiful if it’s […]

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Meet Tashkeel’s new designers for 2016/17

The news: The prestigious art and design organisation Tashkeel has selected four creatives who will spend the next nine months working to develop their own products for the 2016/17 Tanween Design Programme. The distinguished select committee included Tashkeel founder and director Lateefa bint Maktoum, co-producer of research initiative

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