The Design Talks

What to expect at Design Talks 2017

Design Talks 2017 will nurture new ideas and exciting solutions for the region’s upcoming projects. The Design Talks provide cutting-edge educational content to the region’s design community. The 4-day conference will discuss the latest hot topic, trends, forecast and technologies to keep your projects at the peak of innovative design. Plus, all sessions are CPD accredited which means YOU earn professional credits for every session you attend to help you keep your CV up-to-date. 

 

2017 INDEX DESIGN SERIES CONTENT THEME: Design for the Senses

Visitors to the 2017 events will not be disappointed with this year's event theme. Interwoven amongst features, exhibitors, events including the Design Talks - Design for the Senses will demonstrate how to elevate your design projects to ensure maximum sensory pleasure. Be it touch, see, taste, feel or hear - INDEX Design Series is the place to guarantee you the tool to excite your clients and take your projects to the next level of innovation in design.

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Previous Speakers

As the largest design conference in the Middle East, The Design Talks bring together global influencers from all over the world to discuss the most important need-to-know subject matter. Previous speakers include:

  • Khulood Khoory, Dubai Fashion and Design Council
  • Andrea Tramontano, Snaidero Rino S.p.a.
  • Karim Rashid, Karim Rashid Inc
  • Rola Alzobai, National Design Academy
  • Victoria Redshaw, Scarlet Opus
  • Rashad Bukhash, Dubai Municipality
  • Judson Beaumount, Straight Line Designs
  • Matt Judge, Eight Inc
  • Naima Aziz, Green Interiors
  • Scott Coombes, AESG
  • Herve Collignon, HOOKS Strategy & Innovation
  • Celine Salman, Paramount Hotels and Resorts FZ-LLC
  • Nico de Corato, Dubai Blog Network
  • Michel Vandamme, Home Centre
  • Matteo Bianchi, Matteo Bianchi Studio

All sessions are CPD to earn credits towards professional qualifications as well as enhance your CV. 

Previous sessions at INDEX Design Talks include:

 

  • The Fashion of Design
  • Islamic Design Trends
  • Acoustic vs. Aesthetics: What you need to know
  • Panel Discussion: Shaping space for human experience
  • 2017 Design & Color Trends for Interiors
  • Color Trends 2016+
  • The journey of product design insights from start to finish
  • Painting with light
  • How to Design A Mall
  • A Creative Approach to Corporate Offices Design
  • Sustainability in the Workplace
  • Surface Design Trends
  • Designing one of Dubai’s hottest venues: The Scene Dubai Marina

Design Talks: Essential Information

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If you have something amazing to share with our audience, complete the 2017 Speaker Application form. We'd love to hear your ideas!

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Watch this space to see the full 2017 Design Talks schedule including the topics and speakers and plan your visit accordingly. 

Endorsed By

  • Dubai Design & Fashion Council

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Media Partners

  • AEC Online

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  • Architect

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  • Construction Week

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  • Design 4 2day

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  • Eye of Dubai

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  • Eye of Riyadh

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  • Interior Design

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  • Lamasat

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  • Touch

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  • World Interiors News

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