This October, Downtown Design, the region’s only quality- driven design trade fair, moves to the new Dubai Design District as the commercial centrepiece of the inaugural Dubai Design Week.
Now in its third year, Downtown Design has doubled in size to present a roster of 85 established and emerging brands from all parts of the world, across a variety of product categories: Furniture, lighting, bathrooms, kitchens, textiles and accessories.
Of this year’s brands, some 13 exhibitors are returning, such as Bohemian lighting brand Lasvit from Czech Reuplic, Dubai’s Na- kkash Gallery and climate con- trolled cellar environments from Canadian Vin de Garde. New exhibitors include premium Italian bathroom company Antonio Lupi, Denmark’s premier silver brand Georg Jensen, Hacker Kitchens and Rolf-Benz UAE.
The 2015 edition will also unveil ‘Destination’, a unique alliance with six international Design Weeks: Beijing, Helsinki, Istanbul, Melbourne, Mexico City and San Francisco. Uniting at one ‘Destination’: Dubai, each Design Week, in cooperation with Downtown Design, will present three of their most excit- ing emerging brands for the first time on the global stage, allow- ing visitors to discover innovative new talent.
Downtown Design takes place 27-30 October, 2015. Visit to downtowndesign.com for updates.