Beirut Design Week
20 – 29 May 2016
Established in 2012, Beirut Design Week is the largest growing design festival in the Middle East & North Africa. Bringing together more than 25,000 visitors at over 150 events in almost 100 locations around Beirut, BDW, now in its fifth consecutive year, showcases the best of Lebanese and international design in order to strengthen creative economies and foster entrepreneurship, all within the context of region’s rich cultural heritage. The main goal of the event is to encourage creative economies, intercultural exchange, design education, social impact, and design entrepreneurship. BDW is initiated and organized by the MENA Design Research Center, a non-profit organization, which focuses on promoting a diverse understanding of design in the region through collaborative multidisciplinary projects and rigorous design research.
DCI will be participating at the fifth edition of the Beirut Design Week with 14 Dutch design studios for some of the most innovative and sustainable Dutch design.
The represented Dutch designers & makers during Beirut Design Week are:
Ilona Lénárd, T+Local, Studio Mieke Meijer, Sanne Schuurman, Ritchie van Daal, OS and OOS, Oliver van Herpt, Niek van der Heijden, Max Lipsey, Joost Seegers, Bora Hong, Handmade Industrials, Atelier Remy & Veenhuizen, Ratna Ho & Studio Mulder.
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