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Dubai Design Week 2018

Graphic Campaign Launched

Celebrating the rich and iconic architecture in Dubai, the 2018 campaign graphics – that will be used to promote this year’s Dubai Design Week - have been officially launched.

The campaign, which has been developed in-house, contains 18 variations which used original photography draw on views and close-up crops from buildings as diverse as the Al Fahidi Historic Neighbourhood through to the newly completed circle of the Ain Dubai Ferris wheel on Bluewaters Island.

Artwork, developed using a process of applying a set of colours specifically chosen to reflect the city’s colour palette, also features the Burj Khalifa, Emirates Towers, Dubai Metro, Dubai Design District and the Khazan Park Water Tower.

Urban Commissions 2018 Announces 3 Finalists

 

Urban Commission announces 3 finalists for the fourth edition ‘Water Feature’, with the winner to be unveiled at Dubai Design Week.

In a brilliant display of comradery, talent and determination, the top 9 shortlisted Urban Commissions contenders selected from over 100 submissions showcased their ideas for urban water features to a panel of judges; Khalil Abdulwahid Hassan, Acting Director of Fine Arts Department (Dubai Culture), Gregory Ketant, Cultural Programming Manager at d3, Ammar Kalo, designer and director of CAAD Labs and an Assistant Professor at the American University of Sharjah, and Rawan Kashkoush, Head of Programming at Dubai Design Week.