Organisers of the festival reflect on how the pandemic has changed this year’s programming
Dubai Design Week is one of the UAE’s go-to events for eye-catching, inventive, and at times opulent creations. It covers both architecture and design.
But, in 2020, due to a pandemic and weakened economy, the annual festival will take a different approach.
For its sixth year, which is scheduled to take place from November 9 to 14, Dubai Design Week will be more oriented towards local talent and will imbue a thematic approach that places sustainable and purposeful design at its centre.
As Dubai Design Week describes it, 2020 will be all about “responsible design geared towards positive impact”.
One of the biggest changes to this year’s programme is that it will be developed, for the most part, via open call.
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