The BDW and Barcelona’s Design, ​​protagonists of the Downtown Design Dubai

The popular Destination at Downtown Design returns this October bringing to Dubai five international design weeks from across the globe, including Barcelona Design Week.


Established as Barcelona’s leading event and one of the major design weeks on the international calendar, Barcelona Design Week attracts over 12,000 people from over 25 countries across the globe with more than 70 activities spread out across the vibrant city. The event has rooted itself as a hub for key agents of the design and business community and as a platform for design enthusiasts to delve into topics like business innovation, sustainability, education, and society seen through design’s lens.

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To Dubai, Barcelona Design Week brings sculptural design objects with a modern, industrial look that still elevate traditional, artisanal techniques.  Andreu Carulla Studio will present suspended outdoor seating, a wickerwork armchair and versatile tin vessels; Apparatu will showcase three collections of quirky ceramics; and TORU a set of elegant pony-skin chairs.

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Paul Herrera, President of Barcelona Design Center, organizers of BDW, highlights “We are thrilled to present a selection of the best of Barcelona’s design scene at Dubai Design Week. Destination is an excellent platform to connect the global design network and place a spotlight on emerging innovations in design across the globe.”

See design weeks from Addis AbabaBarcelonaBeirut, Reykjavik and Taipei at this year’s Downtown Design (Oct 25-28). Click to pre-register. 


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