The Next Generation from The Emirates

‘UAE Design Stories: The Next Generation from The Emirates’ highlights some of the brightest Emirati talents from the UAE. Brought to you by Dubai Design District (d3) and supported by the UAE Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development, the exhibition is curated by renowned Emirati product designer Khalid Shafar. The eleven Emirati designers and creative talents have been selected to represent their current design pieces, artworks and projects in a bid to highlight the current day design practices and materials being adopted.

Open from the 17 – 22 April at The Pool NYC, Milan, the exhibition will travel to London (15 – 23 September) for the London Design Festival and then will return home to Dubai for Dubai Design Week (12 – 17 November). More details can be found on our website.

The Block at d3 is now open!


THE BLOCK at d3’s Waterfront, the city’s first canal side recreational development, is now open. Located opposite the Design Quarter, the open-air destination offers a range of different outdoor and leisure areas including a basketball and volley ball court, a skate park, outdoor gym, climbing wall and the first urban beach in the city.

Open daily from 7am – 12midnight.

Where : The Block at d3 Waterfront


Miami Vibes
The fun, vibrant and candy land themed Miami Vibes Food Festival continues at THE BLOCK at d3, offering a variety of cuisines from 30 street food vendors. Free to enter, visitors can enjoy live performances from local artists and DJs on the weekends whilst discovering a unique collection of art installations.

Dates: 29 March to 14 April 2018


Where: The Block
ING Creative Festival
Come and join the 4th annual ING Creative Festival.
A creative platform that facilitates networking, learning and engagement with the regional and global design community. Visitors can enjoy industry talks, workshops, creative markets and live music.Dates: 11-13 April 2018

For tickets and more information visit:


Beauty Pop
The region’s largest beauty event is taking place this month, with a star-studded line-up of celebrities, bloggers, beauty specialists and fashion influencers. Visitors can spend the day exploring the world’s most premium beauty brands, learn expert tips on hair and make-up, participate in master-classes, enjoy panel discussions and even have the opportunity to meet and greet some of the special guests.

Dates: 19 – 21 April 2018

For more information visit:

Lexus Drive In
What better way to end your weekend than at the 2nd Edition of the Lexus Drive-In Cinema Experience? Reserve your car park spot, enjoy some live music with friends, grab some food and kick back to watch the movie. The movie will be announced on the day, but I can share that there may be some live performances scheduled, so don’t miss out!

For reservations email:

Time: Arrive from 6:30pm, movie starts at 7:30pm

When: Saturday 7th April

Where: d3 carpark

Art Galleries
Art Hub – The Colours of Spring Group Exhibition
The Art Hub presents The Colours of Spring Group Exhibition, with the opening night on 1st April at 6:30 pm.

Dates: 1 to 12 April 2018

Where: Building 2, Ground Floor
Birmingham Qur’an exhibition
The University of Birmingham brings its interactive Birmingham Qur’an exhibition to Dubai. The exhibition allows visitors to explore one of the oldest surviving Islamic manuscripts in digital form and view a detailed replica of the holy script.

Dates: 19 April to 3 May 2018

Where : Building 7, Atrium.
Van Gogh Alive
Van Gogh Alive – The Experience, a multi-sensory exhibition event to entertain the whole family run until the 23rd April. Van Gogh’s masterpieces come to life as visitors experience the sensation of walking right into his paintings – a feeling that is simultaneously enchanting, entertaining and educational.

Sunday, March 11 to Monday, April 23

09:00 – 22:00 Daily

At the heart of great taste
Thin and crispy pizza’s are finally on their way – Deliveroo orders too!
LARTE’s new menu offers a wide selection of vegetarian dishes, healthy salads, garnished panini’s, pasta’s and more. An Aperitivo Italian favourite afterwork  « Ah.Pe.Rò » is also available between Sunday – Thursday from 5pm till 8pm.LARTE Dubai opens from Sunday to Thursday between 8am-10pm, Friday 12pm-10pm and Saturday 10am-7pm

Follow and like us on Instagram @larte.d3

Call us +971 4200441Where : Building 10, Ground Floor.


Molecule has recently updated their menu with new delicious Mediterranean-inspired dishes including; Seared Sea Scallops with sautéed wild mushrooms and saffron crab sauce. There is also a Designer’s Menu available with a mouth-watering combination of soup or salad; appetizer, main and dessert all for under AED 100Open every day, 12noon – 2am


Where: Building 6, Ground Floor
The Cobbler
Are your favourite pair of sneakers looking more grey than white? Have you damaged your heel? Do your shoes need a polish?

If so then leave it to The Cobbler for all your shoe and bag repair needs.

Sneaker cleaning from AED85
New heel tips for ladies AED57
New heels for men from AED126
Prestige shoe shine AED57, with the option of a shoe shine at your offices.

Please contact Sabrina on 0561749931 for more information.

Where: Building 5, Ground Floor
Adore Boutique
Shopaholics out there please note that all of d3’s creative partners will now receive 10% off any purchase made throughout the month of April! Another great reason to spruce up your Spring wardrobe.

Opening times: Sat-Thurs, 10am – 10pm

Where : Building 5, Ground Floor
“Feed Your Soul” Ramadan Pop Up by Asya Krasnaya
“Feed your soul” by discovering lifestyle, which brings together Art and Fashion.

Exploring exclusive and sustainable fashion luxury labels, amazing furniture pieces in the unique Art environment at Ramadan Pop Up Shop. Every Saturday workshops with fashion stylist and beauty experts.  “Feed your soul” Pop Up Shop is your new favorite destination.


Where :Building 6, Ground Floor.
MODART a multi brand flagship boutique is now open.
“We aspire to constantly expand our portfolio by bringing the best of unique luxury fashion brands from across the world, MODART a multi brand boutique is now at Dubai District Design (d3)

Our Brands in MODART are including but not limited to

  • Rundholz  from Germany
  • Nuovo Borgo from Italy
  • Maria Calderara from Italy
  • Moyuru from Japan
  • Gelareh from US
  • Barbara Lang from Paris
  • Dalaleo Accessories from Brazil
Where : Building 6, Ground Floor
TALATA design pop-up
Discover TALATA’s launch collection showcasing bespoke furniture creations and unique home accessories, inspired by Egypt and the region’s rich heritage.

Dedicated to creating authentic pieces using contemporary design principles incorporating elements of Egypt and the region, TALATA’s first collection will feature a combination of their bespoke creations alongside some of the region’s up-and-coming designers.

Dates: 12 – 30 April 2018,

Opening times:10am – 7pm.

@talata_design  #talatadesign

Contact Details:
Tel. +971 588 173 439

Where : Building 7, Ground Floor,
Sorbets can be enjoyed in a totally different way this summer… in a refreshing drink! Definitely a hundred percent vegan, create your own sorbet drinks with Amorino.
Where : Building 11, Ground Floor.
F7 by Fatma
Its officially Spring so come and shop the latest Desert Whale collection by Fatma inspired by pristine blue beaches, warm desert hues and dynamic geometrical architecture. Designed for comfort, sophistication and perfect for any occasion.

Open Sat -Thurs: 10am to 7pm

Where : Building 4, Ground Floor.
Coffeol – Get 10AED off
Visit Coffeol this month and for every purcahse of AED20 or more, you’ll get a AED10 gift voucher to use with your next purchase.
Where : Building 1, Ground Floor.
Capital D Studio
Capital D Studio has launched social media content packages for 2018 to help businesses get on track with the constant requirement for digital content across stills, moving images and GIFs for their digital platforms. The clever packages were born from Capital D’s 10 years experience in regional content production and offer value and an unsurpassed production team.

Contact or to get more information on these packages, or call 800 CONTENT

Where : Building 4,

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