Design Inspiration
in Dubai

20. 11. 2018

Downtown Design Dubai showcases regional creativity

Downtown Design Dubai is the Middle East’s leading design fair. The 2018 edition just wrapped up and Preciosa Lighting was pleased to have had the opportunity to experience it.

Running over a span of four action-packed days and nights, Downtown Design is part of the larger Dubai Design Week. Downtown Design is centred around the city’s creative hub called the Design District. The event attracts creatives from across the region, looking to not only explore the latest trends, but also connect with interesting people. In addition to discovering lots of new designs, the event also holds a stellar line-up of talks and workshops.

This year, the featured guest was American-Nigerian designer Ini Archibong who discussed the cultural impacts of mindful collaborations. Architects, designers and other creatives spoke about trends, passions, business and more.

Breath of Light’s Middle East Debut

Preciosa wasn’t about to miss out on all the fun. We brought our award-winning installation Breath of Light to Downtown Design, wowing visitors with its playfulness.

“The Middle East has such an innovative and cutting-edge design vibe,” said Michael Vasku, Creative Director for Preciosa Lighting. “It’s fascinating for us to see visitors from across the region experience this playful, interactive installation.”

Preciosa has long been active in the Gulf region, working on fascinating hospitality, healthcare and commercial projects as well as luxury private residences. Some of our recent projects include the Address Downtown, the Al Mahara Restaurant at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and the Dubai Opera.

“Creativity, inventiveness and good design are important values for local projects and we believe Breath of Light is an example of how we create memorable experiences using our heritage and technology,” said Mr. Vasku.