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Design as Investment

by Design Days Dubai

Design as Investment

“Buying original design items is the best investment you can make…Achieving a more personal, beautiful interiors is a bonus,” says Christopher Barnekow, founder/CEO of Barnebys, the leading search engine for art, antiques and collectibles, which recently published an online auction report on focusing 15 leading furniture designers of the 20th century whose work is highly sought after.

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Tanween by Tashkeel Looking for Designers for their Upcoming Program

by Design Days Dubai

Tanween by Tashkeel Looking for Designers for their Upcoming Program

Tashkeel's Tanween program is a programme that engages designers, makers, and artisans living and working in the UAE to develop a range of products that work towards defining a design aesthetic that is innately from the Emirates. Harnessing the cross-cultural range of skills and materials in the region, the programme is based on a long-term experimental process involving an annual rotation of selected participants. For its fifth edition the programme will run from May 2017 through to Design Days Dubai 2018.

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UPCYCLING TO ATTAIN PERFECTION

by Design Days Dubai

UPCYCLING TO ATTAIN PERFECTION

Farah Kayyal and fellow architect Tarek Hreish founded up-and-coming interior and furniture design studio Aperçu Designs in 2014 in Amman, Jordan. The studio’s intricate, customised, hardwood furniture and light fittings are inspired by their daily life and travel, and the mission to challenge the ideal of beauty that salutes things that are perfect and complete.

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