Design Days Dubai next to Burj Khalifa on Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard
A young fair attracts big collectorsThe third edition of Design Days Dubai has begun in great style, with a highly successful Collectors’ Preview and VIP Opening that attracted more than 2,000 buyers and design enthusiasts from North America and Europe, as well as the Middle East. Proof that, at just three years old, this fair is firmly on the world map...
Table by Mustafa Mehdi presented by exhibitor Coalesce Design Studio, of Pakistan
New Worlds of DesignFrom its inception, the fair has been noted for the diversity of the work it shows. This year, with galleries from eight countries never previously represented here, it prompts the question: is there such a thing as a ‘national’ design style?
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Parametrics of Design
Discussing the relationship of digital culture and craft, panel members Guto Requena, gt2p (Great Things to People) and Zeinab Alhashemi will explore connections between current technology and the richness of the local, expressed through traditional materials and techniques...
Respired Wooden Skin, presented by The Fabrick Lab, based in Hong Kong
An installation created especially for this year's fair, Climatology celebrates nature’s survival tactics and reflects the changing seasons. Respired Wooden Skin is part of a new series of experimental smart textiles derived from the design concept of Naturology...