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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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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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Design

Design Days 2016: Who did we meet?

Written by Eleanor Joslin As the DesignFix team walked past HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of Dubai, on his way into the Design Days tent for its last day, it hit home just how esteemed events like this are the UAE. […]

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Design, News

Day 1: Design Days highlights

Our pick of the best regional and international designers from Day 1 of Design Days Dubai, held at The Venue by Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai. Left to right: 1. Strike a pose with the strobe lighting from Victor Hunt DesignArt Dealer, Brussels. 2. The Cocar swing is a bristly affair from Brazil’s PAX.ARQ. 3. A close […]

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Design Days preview: One minute with Marcel Wanders

“I’ve been to Dubai many times and Design Days Dubai is a great show, a great place where designers come from all over the world. However, the designs still have their own local identity which I think is quite unique and great to see. There is such a strong cultural identity here in the UAE […]

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Marcel Wanders makes his Middle East debut

If anyone was wondering (and we certainly were) how Design Days Dubai 2016 was going to compete with October’s sensational Downtown Design amidst Dubai’s first Design Week, they’ve pulled the rabbit out of the hat with Marcel Wanders. The acclaimed Dutch designer

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Money Making Machine: Design Days Dubai

Having met a few designers on our travels (namely England and France) who were disappointed by a lack of sales from showcasing their work at Design Days Dubai (and therefore not being able to mitigate the high cost of transporting valuable collectible items to and

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