Meet d3 is Dubai Design District's flagship annual festival, showcasing all things creative at the intersection of design, art, and technology, whilst celebrating the ever growing d3 community. This immersive, multidisciplinary event is open to the public and features large-scale installations, unique retail and food concepts, music and other special commissions.

Meet d3 is taking place December 8-10, 2016, in the Design Quarter of Dubai Design District (d3) and is open to people of all ages. You can find a map and comprehensive instructions on how to get to Meet d3 here.

Lifestyle and Retail:

A specifically curated section that will house collectable design, furniture and interior items, clothing, accessories as well as other unique retail vendors. Here, emerging and established designers from across the region will showcase bespoke collections and limited edition products.

Adidas Run Base

A global movement to energize, support and unite runners across cities and connect them to a global forum, Adidas Runners is a community open to anyone looking to inject fun into their routine as they train to get fierce and perform strongly. The home for Adidas Runners in Dubai is Runbase d3.


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Armani/Casa, reflecting Giorgio Armani’s vision of the living space, features a collection ranging from furniture to accessories, and from fabrics to ornaments and lighting.


One of the world’s best-known lighting companies, Artemide, will be presenting a series of astounding product launches, collaborations and installations including Light Over Time, Ameluna and Les Danseuses.

Art Hub Gallery Dubai

Art Hub Gallery Dubai is a centre for the development and collection of artworks inspired by UAE culture and will be hosting an art workshop during Meet d3.

Capture d3

A curated initiative by Al Tayer Insignia and d3 showcasing emerging d3 based design talent – from fashion and accessories to product and furniture designers.

Closet Case

For the first time in Dubai, the London Soho shop offers men's contemporary avant-garde fashion from niche labels from Belgium, UK and Japan including Rick Owen and Margiela, among others.


Corcel is a concept store incorporating limited edition sneakers, casual fashion, customizable bicycles and a bagel bar.

Dubai Print

Dubai Print offers high-quality printing services to the d3 community and will be showcasing a Virtual Reality experience at Meet d3.


Emirates showcases limited edition fashion collections from Bil Arabi and Alif Design, plus a unique activation allowing visitors to create and take home their own personalized emoji cube.

Bungalow by Faux

The pop-up features their Autumn/Winter 2016 Collection, which aims to connect the up-and-coming brands to the style-savvy through an innovative space.


Finasi represents top Italian design office brands, offering contemporary furniture solutions that are not only high in quality but also functional and stylish.


The red Fendi Ape car, a version of the Italian iconic three-wheeled truck, will be parked at Meet d3 showcasing some of the brand’s most popular products.

Gallery Ward

Gallery Ward, a Dubai-based gallery focusing on Egyptian artists will be showcasing the creation of a  live mural with the help of the Meet d3 community.


MONTROI aids those who enjoy the trip as much as the destination and choose nomadism as a lifestyle.

N Bar

N-Bar, the middle east’s first brand for dedicated nail bars will deliver it’s trademark ‘fast glamour for nails’ at its nail art pop-up shop during Meet d3.

Nakkash Gallery

Nakkash Gallery, a home-grown business focusing on high-quality furniture and interior design, will have several activations around Meet d3, including a pop-up shop and their whimsical Chic Sheep concept.


SPEKTRE, the leading independent street-style sunglasses brand opens it’s first pop-up in the Middle East at Meet d3, showcasing their new exclusive collection ‘The Wonder Jungle’.

The Beauty Room

A limited time pop-up by Chalhoub featuring the trendiest beauty brands, hyper-fun activities, and the bright pink ‘La Pâtisserie Des Rêves’ food truck.

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse (“TLH”) aims to define a contemporary design aesthetic in the Middle East, combining food and design under one roof to create an overall experience whose sum is far greater than the individual parts.

The Unit

Satisfy your design craving with killer looks and accessible design at The UNIT by NAKKASH, a pop-up shop that brings you more style for less.


Tinkah will showcase their popular Tincase series at Meet d3 in black and silver as a limited edition of 150/150.

Tom Dixon

Shop an eclectic 'best of' homeware selection from one of the UK's foremost designers in the exclusive Tom Dixon pop-up shop in collaboration with Tom Dixon and super studio.


Leading Middle East beauty retailer, Wojooh, presents a one-stop beauty shop pop-up for Meet d3 visitors.


Please click on the link below to download Meetd3 guide.

MEET d3 2016 Guide

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