Dubai Design and Fashion Council Announces ‘Dubai Design Week’ at Urban Majlis

The second edition of the Dubai Design and Fashion Council (DDFC)’s Urban Majlis today welcomed the region’s design and fashion industry experts to announce their upcoming collaboration with the inaugural edition of Dubai Design Week. Set to take place from October 26th – 31st under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, Dubai Design Week will be an annual citywide event which will place Dubai on the map as the emerging design capital of the world.


A panel featuring Nez Gebreel, CEO of Dubai Design and Fashion Council, Cyril Zammit, Fair Director, Design Days Dubai, Lindsay Miller, Managing Director of Dubai Design District (d3), Dr Noah Raford, Advisor at the Prime Minister’s Office and Hamad Khoory, Partner, Loci Architecture and Design, and moderated by Suzanne Trocmé, Editor at Large, Wallpaper* magazine, highlighted key aspects of the programme and discussed how both professionals and the wider public can take part in the event.

Cyril Zammit, Fair Director, Design Days Dubai, said: ​​‘‘Dubai has already started building its reputation as a global hub for design through the success of events such as Design Days Dubai, Downtown Design. Now is the time to build on that success and introduce Dubai Design Week; an opportunity for the creative industries to engage with regional and international audiences.’’

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