New Knowledge Forum initiative launches in Dubai
A new series of design talks has launched to meet a growing demand by UAE design professionals for industry news, insights and innovations coming to the regional market.
The Knowledge Forum initiative was established by four leading Dubai-based companies, Mirage, Herman Miller, Artemide and Zip Water, who hosted the first event on September 6 in Herman Miller’s conference area in Marina Plaza, Dubai Marina, to a select crowd of architects and interior designers. Those attending came from home-grown boutique practices such as Pallavi Dean Interiors and S2 INTERIORS, as well as international firms such as LW Design and Perkins + Will.
“ We recognised a dearth in the design industry for engaging ways of learning about new advances in various areas of manufacturing, so we approached three other companies that – like us – continually bring new, innovative products to the market here in the Middle East,” says Tanya Pearson, General Manager of Mirage Middle East, based in Dubai Design District (d3)".
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