The third edition of Dubai Design Week concluded this week with a record number of 60,000 visitors attending the various events.
The edition was held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-Chairman of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, and in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3) and supported by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority.
Benedict Floyd, CEO and Co-Founder of Art Dubai Group that owns and manages Dubai Design Week, said: “In only three editions, Dubai Design Week has grown to equal in stature its sister event Art Week and plays a similar role in establishing Dubai as the region’s capital for culture and creativity. Through our events such as Art Dubai, the world’s most globally diverse art fair and Global Grad Show, the world’s largest gathering of universities, we are able to leverage Dubai’s position to create unique events that have become meeting points for the world’s creative community”
Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi, d3’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “We’re very pleased with the incredible response to Dubai Design Week, hosted by d3 again this year, which witnessed a significant increase in visitors from last year. The collaborations between organizations and independent designers, including more than 50 d3 creative partners and retailers, present an extraordinary caliber of creativity and innovation in various sectors of design.”