Victor Hunt Dawn lights series by Sabine Marcelis


Design Days Dubai Announces 2016 Edition:

Fifth edition held from 14 – 18 March, 2016 at ‘The Venue’, Downtown Dubai.

Design Days Dubai, the world’s most diverse design fair dedicated to collectable design!

Design Days Dubai, the Middle East and South Asia’s only collectible design fair, returns to The Venue in Downtown Dubai for its fifth edition with an exciting roster of new and returning exhibitors.


6. Samovar (Kuwait)

Michaela Schleypen Wood Heart, Floor to Heaven SAMOVAR CARPETS – Kuwait


Enjoy the ride in French :

Design Days Dubai, La "Haute Couture du Design" !

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Ammar Kalo, Stratum, Baltic birch wood, polycrylic, 70x55x40cm – Sharjah

“For the upcoming edition, we keep the diversity of the design creations as one of our main features. Reflecting Dubai’s unique position as a global meeting point, Design Days Dubai showcases design from around the world, in addition to design from the region. We have a unique format which positions young emerging galleries alongside the renowned, providing a first-time opportunity to exhibit at an international level; and for design enthusiasts, the opportunity to meet designers from all over the world and acquire collectible design not seen anywhere else.” said Cyril Zammit, Director of Design Days Dubai.

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Cyril Zammit, Fair Director – Design Days Dubai.


Design Days Dubai presents limited edition modern and contemporary design pieces from the world’s established and emerging galleries and design talent, alongside a public programme of special projects, talks, workshops and guided tours allowing visitors to discover, engage with and acquire the works on display: ddd programme public 2016​

Marcel Wanders portrait

Marcel Wanders will be showcasing his Personal Editions collection.


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Marcel Wanders Personal Editions Bon Bon Chair

Retaining its position as the world’s most diverse design fair, Design Days Dubai brings together world-leading design galleries welcoming annual returning galleries Carpenters Workshop Gallery (UK/France/USA), Victor Hunt designArt Dealers (Belgium), Art Factum (Lebanon) and Gallery S. Bensimon (France) and newcomers J.C.T Haute Couture Interiors (France), Camp Design Gallery (Italy), Barcelona Design Gallery (Spain) and Dutch Creative Industry (The Netherlands).

Exhibitors from a total of 20 countries.

18. Victor Hunt

Victor Hunt, 'Limited Moths' by mischer'traxler


4. Gallery S Bensimon Flow T by Nao Tamura Wonderglass-2

Gallery S. Bensimon Flow T by Nao Tamura Wonderglass


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Comptoir 102 'Celebrating Light' Elise Fouin, Papillon


Design Days Dubai

Now in its fifth edition, Design Days Dubai is the first design fair of its kind in the Middle East, bringing the most exclusive selection of purchasable, limited-edition design to the region. A showcase of desirable, rare and unique design creations, Design Days Dubai will be held from March 14-18, 2016, to coincide with Art Week, the city’s premier art event. Design Days Dubai will again be located at its dedicated premises; The Venue, Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai.

BDG Team Photo

Amarist is a studio of artists, designers and architects – Barcelona

Barcelona Design Gallery Cupiditas Table by Amarist – Iphone control 2

Barcelona Design Gallery Cupiditas Table by Amarist - Iphone control 2


Art Week

With the aim of promoting the cultural activities of the region to both residents and visitors, Art Week is an umbrella initiative bringing together the UAE’s arts and culture-centred happenings in the month of March. From fairs Art Dubai, Design Days Dubai and SIKKA to exhibitions at Alserkal Avenue and pop-up museums around the country, Art Week involves cultural programmes from across the UAE, highlighting galleries, institutions and artists. As a focal point of the region’s cultural calendar, Art Week attracts many tourists and residents, thus helping to sustain and develop the region’s arts industry by actively building audiences and patrons. Art Week also provides educational opportunities for young Emiratis and locallybased graduates—building expertise for the future.



Urban Commissions 2016 Winner Announced

by Design Days Dubai


Hinjal Kumar (architecture student at the American University of Sharjah) represented lifestyle improvement as much as a response to the brief of shelter with her ‘Bike d3’. The shelter, spiral twist to a slatted bicycle storage system, defines intimate space and provides shade for d3 guests, and at the same time offers an alternative mode of commuting in support of a healthier lifestyle.


For more information about Design Days Dubai, and each participating gallery, please visit


Instagram : @designdaysdubai


Compiled by Maude Verliac, March 2016.

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