The fifth edition of Downtown Design has just been announced and this year's programme sees a coveted calendar of events and experiences. The exhibitors, all 150 brands including eight emerging regional designers will be on show, think Georg Jensen, Baccarat, Designed by Hind, Fendi Casa, Bentley Home and Lladro. Speaking about the event, Rue Kothari, Show Director of Downtown Design says: "We're delighted to be marking five years of Downtown Design with a show double the size of previous editions. Not only does this reflect the strength of the exhibition and its reputation but also the growth in high-demand sectors of lighting, furniture and textiles."

Downtown Design will be held at D3 from November 14-17. Also in other design news, don't miss the first look at Dubai's new creative hub Koa.