Helping create platforms that enable Dubai's creative community to excel in their domain as well as gain international recognition, Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's new endorsement, the D3 Creative Community – which will cover around one million square feet within the up-and-coming space – will act as a new hub for emerging local designers and artists, as well as provide a home for art galleries and studios.

Her Highness Sheikha Latifa endorses Dubai Design District's plans to develop new creative community

Aimed at nurturing Emirati and Dubai-based talent to reach international recognition, the new collaboration with Sheikha Latifa and the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority is a pioneering project that aims to help position Dubai as global destination for culture.

Her Highness Sheikha Latifa endorses Dubai Design District's plans to develop new creative community

Dr Amina Al Rustamani, group CEO of TECOM Investments, D3's master developer, said: "We are deeply honoured, and indeed very excited, that Her Highness has accepted a role as an ambassador of D3's Creative Community. This pioneering project will help to foster the growth of the UAE's design industry by acting as a dedicated destination for all creative things related to design, fashion, art and luxury."

Her Highness Sheikha Latifa endorses Dubai Design District's plans to develop new creative community