Downtown Design 2017: The ultimate guide

Downtown Design 2017: The ultimate guide

What to do, see, experience

Text: Meeran Mekkaoui

Welcome to the fifth edition of Downtown Design 2017! The new season is as exciting as it is enriched with events and experiences. Take a look here...


nother season of Downtown Design has just begun, opening the doors on an edition that promises to showcase a schedule of exciting events and experiences. The region's emerging platform for design celebrates its fifth year highlighting a series exhibitions that focus on accessories, furniture, kitchens, lighting, textiles and new technologies. Expect to see a coveted collection of brands including over 150 regional and international designers, think Georg Jensen, Designed by Hind, Fendi Casa, Bentley HomeBaccarat and Lladro (pictured above).

Also, Dubai-based jewellery designer Nadine Kanso is set to showcase her first interior collection, aptly titled Khawatir, during Dubai Design Week. In collaboration with Lebanese architect Fadi Sarieddine, the limited edition collection consists of three unique pieces; Ana (I), a stand-alone mirror; Hobb (Love), a multi-purpose stool; and Ana 02, a hand-held mirror, all blending the designer's signature Arabic calligraphy with the architect's creative vision. 

Discover some of the designer's pieces here...

Georg Jensen

Bentley Home

Fendi Casa

Designed by Hind


Downtown Design Dubai will run from November 14-17 at D3. For more information, visit Also, don't miss the events to experience in the Middle East this November.

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