Downtown Design 2017 to feature prominent international and regional brands

DUBAI — The fifth edition of Downtown Design, the region’s leading design trade show, returns this year with a range of carefully selected best-in-class established and emerging brands from all over the world to the design professionals drawn to Dubai from across the Middle East.

The event will include 150 brands from 25 countries, featuring 70 new high-end international and regional brands.

The annual exhibition, to be held on November 14th-17th for the third time at Dubai Design District, d3, will also provide the architecture and design industry with a blend of exhibitors, live events, and installations all within a purpose-built venue.

Downtown Design will present talent across 26 product categories, including furniture and lighting, textiles and accessories, and the latest in kitchen and bathroom technology. .

Rue Kothari, Show Director of Downtown Design said, “We’re delighted to be marking five years of Downtown Design with a show double the size of previous editions. Not only does this reflect the strength of the exhibition and its reputation but also the growth in high-demand sectors of lighting, furniture and textiles. The show continues its rise, while focusing on connecting exhibitors to the region’s leading architects and interior designers. Helping brands and buyers to unlock the potential of the Middle East design market is at the heart of Downtown Design.”

Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi, Chief Operating Officer of Dubai Design District, noted, “The success of the show is proof the design industry in Dubai and across the region is growing. Downtown Design alongside d3 during Dubai Design Week is a powerful combination, underpinning Dubai’s position as an essential and dynamic market for local, regional and international brands.”

Source: Emirates News Agency