From 12nd to 15th November 2019, Downtown Design Dubai was much more than a traditional design fair: it sets the benchmark for refined living. Recognized as the Middle East’s leading design and furniture fair for high-quality, this design event delivered an unrivalled and unique design experience in Dubai. Downtown Design Dubai 2019 united international high-end brands and contemporary product designers with the regional design community: Dubai was the central meeting point for creative minds and design-lovers.
As part of the programming of Dubai Design Week, Downtown Design Dubai presented a curated selection of furniture brands and fine art pieces with a unique design, providing a dynamic environment where modern design meets opportunity.
Minotti’s latest collections by Christophe Delcourt and GamFratesi Design were presented at Downtown Design Dubai, featuring the brand new creative direction and a distinctive contemporary identity.
The “Carousel of Light” by Preciosa was one of the most stunning highlights of this year’s edition.
Some unique highlights include the presence of Greg Natale, a top interior designer who gave a masterclass in achieving a successful design business. Speaking for the first time in the Middle East, Greg Natale was invited to inspire through his design career.
Jack O’Lantern by Lucie Koldova
Also exhibited at Downtown Design Dubai, this table lamp comprises a geometric metal frame with a hand-blown glass sphere placed within it.
Oblique Stool and Side Table by Jian Yoo for Arijian
Created for Korean brand Arijian, by ar Jian Yoo—who, an artist and designer, these unique design pieces were inspired by both architecture and nature.
RIN by Tasca 4D
Delicate and elegant, this piece with a modern design created by Kyo Yasuda, Takashi Fukuda, and Ryuta Fukuda demonstrated a high level of craftsmanship at Downtown Design Dubai’19.
Room Divider by Yara Habib
Yara Habib, an emerging product designer, exhibited at Downtown Design Dubai her room divider, which contains modern interactive rotating elements, inspired by the United Arab Emirates traditional geometric weaving practice “Al Sadu.”
Tramonto by Meshary AlNassar
Based in Dubai, Meshary AlNassar launches the 410 collections with a series of sculptural lamps inspired by his childhood memories. “Tramonto” is made of stone and embedded LED technology, which means “Sunset” in Italian, evokes the warm sunlight setting on the horizon. What a masterpiece at Downtown Design Dubai 2019!