Coming Up! Meet d3 – This Design Weekend


This year, the Dubai Design District (d3) will host a unique event called “Meet d3.” It will take place shortly after the end of Art Dubai (March 18-21) and its main purpose will be to encourage and inspire visitors to be more creative.

Dubai Design DistrictMeet d3 will be held between April 2-4. This Design Weekend will give visitors the opportunity to see and enjoy everything from art exhibitions, design installations, fashion, live entertainment and even unique dining experiences.

Talented artists and performers from the region and the world will also participate in the event. They will showcase their design-based projects in attempt to inspire visitors.


The one-of-a-kind event will be separated into four main categories. Those include Design & Art, Fashion, Music, as well as Food and Beverage.

Design and art devotees will have the chance to see and explore a number of great design installations. Two of the most interesting of them are “Project Lines” by the architects Ghaith&Jad and “Wink Space by Masakazu Shirane and Saya Miyazaki.

Fashionistas, on the other hand, will be able to see the very first 3D printed dress created in Dubai as part of d3’s Design Weekend. There will also be an exhibition dedicated to the evolution of the Emirati dress.

The event will be rich in great music as well provided by musicians from the UAE, the Middle East and the world. The music at Meet d3 will vary from pieces played on traditional instruments to electronic music. John Newman will also participate in the event. Blame singer will open the Design Weekend with a free performance on April 2. Other musical acts will include names like Mashrou’ Leila, Talvin Singh, as well as Narcicyst.

Last, but not least, Meet d3 will gather talents from the food and beverage industry. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to explore treats offered at a street food fare that will include Mexican, Peruvian and European food. In addition, they will be able to enjoy a classic haute dining experience. There will also be many pop-up offering from various Dubai-based cafes and restaurants.

People who want to visit Meet d3 will not need to pre-register or pay an entrance fee.


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