Jwana Hamdan returns to Dubai Design Week with brand-new, high-end outdoor furniture inspired by a luxurious courtyard.
Emirati architectural photographer Majid Al Bastaki presents Palm Repose, a bench drawn from the palm-rich vistas of the UAE.
Dubai-based Dachah Studio created two seats inspired by traditional elements, garments and landscapes of the UAE.
At the Downtown Design 2023 fai in Dubai, we have been positively impressed by the strong presence of female designers, curators and creatives. Check some of the projects we liked the most.
‘Of Palm’ Pavillion at Dubai Design Week 2023 explores the creative and multitasking potential of palm trees in UAE culture, architecture and design.
Dubai Design Week 2023 is about interweaving… cultures, textiles, palm trees, technology and sustainability. Check what we liked the most.
Arches and stair-wells carpeted in a gradient of rainbow hues define Jaipur Rugs’ Dubai flagship store designed by Pallavi Dean of studio ROAR.
Best of Dubai Design Week 2022: a pavilion made of upcycled fishing nets, an installation celebrating Iranian women’s endurance and persistence, and more.
Smart technologies and visionary solutions for a better tomorrow take centre stage at the Dubai Museum of the Future. The striking, pillarless architecture features a glimmering facade emblazoned with quotes written in Arabic calligraphy.
A Biosand cabinet, a tech-crafted ottoman with river tamarind leather-like fabric, ghaf tree lamps and desert cotton upholstery. With the Tanween 2021 program, Tashkeel platform for the UAE design scene presents the work of four emerging female designers who teamed up with local botanists, scientists, engineers and manufacturers to develop innovative materials and create bespoke furniture and lighting collections.
We have created a Pinterest board rounding up what we liked the most at DubaiDesignWeek2021. Check it out and find out more!
At Dubai Design Week 2021, Ahmed El-Sharabassy has created the NATURE IN MOTION pavilion inspired by shapeshifting dune landscapes in the UAE. Made of sustainable and recyclable materials, the sinuous lightweight architecture provides multi-functional and multi-purpose public spaces and hosts an exhibition exploring compostable building materials and structures made of paper pulp.
Dubai Design Week 2021: a pavilion referring to the UAE moving desert, communal spaces inspired by traditional Emirati dance and more…
Italy Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai features three boat hulls as the structure’s roof, a multimedia facade made with two million recycled plastic bottles and a natural climate mitigation system that substitutes air conditioning.
The United Arab Emirates Pavilion at Dubai Expo features a movable roof and clean, futuristic spaces reflecting the country’s daring spirit and commitment to ‘connecting minds’ for a better future.
The ‘Wetlands’ exhibition explores the fragile link between waste and production with forward-thinking, innovative and responsible solutions. The United Arab Emirates win the Golden Lion for best National pavilion at the 17th Biennale Architettura di Venezia.
Dubai 2020: frugal seats by working-class migrants in the UAE, butterflies-inspired rugs empowering Afghani women and creative tools for kids who suffered during the Syrian war.
DxBDW2020: we have created a Pinterest gallery featuring the highlights on show at Dubai Design Week.
Seven pillars and safely distanced public seatings compose Hozan Zangana’s ‘Fata Morgana’ centripetal installation in the heart of Dubai where people can safely cross each other’s paths according to Middle Eastern construction techniques.
The city’s inaugural architectural festival, convertible benches and a palm tree textile design celebration. We have rounded up 10 highlights on show at Dubai Design Week 2020 kicking off on November 9.
Under the Burj Khalifa, Zaha Hadid Architects’ Opus building explores “the balance between solid and void, opaque and transparent, interior and exterior”. The project is home to the new ME Dubai hotel, the first and last one in which the late architect created both the architecture and the interior design.
Due to COVID-19, the 7bn $ global event expecting to welcome 25 million visitors has been postponed. Looking forward to exploring Expo 2021 Dubai! In the meantime, how such decision will affect the construction site? How much will it impact on budgets, investments and national participations?
A cosmic vibe with an underlying brutalist and underground fight-club aesthetic define the ultimate Dubai Warehouse Gym by VSHD Design.
The British design studio reveals first photographs of three ethereal portals that will welcome visitors of Expo 2020 Dubai which will inaugurate on the 20th of October 2020. The 7 storey tall carbon fibre structures are inspired by ‘mashrabiya’, a latticed design element in traditional Islamic architecture which allows to control light and airflow with see-through intricately geometric patterns.
Miami2019 – Art, design and architecture intertwine in the Magic City. We have created a Pinterest board with some of the best events, exhibitions and installations… Check our ongoing report as well!
Palm weaving techniques, traditional Middle East architecture and landscapes of shape-shifting dunes are re-interpreted in contemporary designs at Downtown Design 2019 in Dubai.
Emirati designer Aljoud Lootah launches MUDEEM, a collection of hand-crafted storage boxes inspired by the traditional ‘Mandoos’ chests. The series “keep pace with a changing world”.
Afghani crafts, a pavilion inspired by wind towers of the Gulf and a gateway exploding the patterns of light created by traditional gridded windows in Middle Eastern architecture. We rounded up some of the best installations and exhibitions at Dubai Design Week 2019.
The very best of DubaiDesignWeek2019 is on Archipanic. Explore our dedicated Pinterest board… And check our ongoing report!
THE CAPITAL COLLECTION of mirrors by Fernando Mastrangelo references Dubai as an architectural oasis that has emerged from a sand-covered landscape.