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Discover d3

Explore and be inspired at d3
 
Welcome to Discover d3 – an Open House style event in which we invite you to come and meet the people, brands and businesses who are shaping the neighbourhood. Discover the talents who collectively make d3 the home for creativity in the Middle East.

We invite you to explore the district, take a look in the spaces, showrooms, galleries, offices and retail outlets within the Design Quarter and experience Dubai Design District. An evening to celebrate the many talents that call d3 home, all accompanied with a programme of music and entertainment.

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Music & Entertainment
Act Description Location Time
Matthew Enrenreich (Saxophonist) 2 sets of a wide range of genres, ranging from classical music, to jazz to deep house. Main stage 1st set 3pm – 3:30pm
2nd set 9pm – 10pm
Leanna Kerry (Singer) 2 sets of versatile music by Leanna Kerry a British singer, songwriter and musician. Main stage 1st set 3:30pm – 4pm
2nd set 9:30pm –10pm
Walter Scalzone (Water Drummer) A unique show of water drumming. Main stage 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Gabriele Poso An independent artist, percussionist, multi-instrumentalist and composer from Italy. Main stage 7:30pm –8:30pm
Maha Jafer (Comedian) Stand-up comedy by Kharabeesh Main stage 8:30pm – 9pm
Talks
Talk Description Location Time
Service Plan Middle East Virtual Reality a ‘live show’ on the centre stage where participants can join on a VR experience. Main stage 5pm – 5:30 pm
Citizen E Gallery ‘Beyond the front cover” A talk and discussions with Omar Al Busaidy, a young Emirati author of “Just Read It”. Building 6, unit 108A 7pm
adidas A special talk panel starring the minds behind Boiler Room will be hosted in the adidas exhibition space Retail Unit 2, Building 6 7pm – 8pm
Atrium and Outdoor Installations & Pop-Ups
Insulation / Pop-up Description Location Time
Gallery One An exhibition of paintings and framed art pieces for sale Atrium 4 3pm – 10pm
Cecilia Carpets cc A display of some of their modern paintings and hand knotted bespoke carpets Atrium 6 3pm – 10pm
Neighbours Pop-up A collaborative fashion pop-up space entitled Neighbours curated by Dee by Dalia showcasing d3 based creative partners. Retail Unit 5, Building 6 3pm – 10pm
Sinyar Gallery Pop-up Live painting by Dr. Suheil Baddor joined by the community Retail Unit 10, Building 7 3pm – 10pm
Sinyar Gallery Sculptures A showcase of unique sculptures as an extension of Sinyar’s permanent gallery space at d3. Atrium 7 3pm – 10pm
adidas Pop-up To celebrate the next chapter of EQT, adidas Originals will host a special exhibition showcasing “Only the Essentials”, a short film documenting the background, evolution and enduring legacy of the brand’s iconic Equipment series as well as products from the collection. The exhibition opens January 26th and ends on January 31st. Retail Unit 2, Building 6 3pm – 10pm
Nakkash Pop-up The Unit, a furniture pop up space programmed by Nakkash. Ground Floor, Building 7 3pm – 10pm
Tom Dixon Globally renowned British designer Tom Dixon continues a showcase of his pieces, brought to you by Superstudio. Building 7 3pm – 10pm
Pallavi Dean Interiors Display of a special piece from Pallavi Dean. Reception, Building 9 3pm – 10pm
d3 Tours Two organized tours of d3 will take place. Registration for the tours will take place in the Atrium of Building 7 and spaces are limited. atrium 7 First tour at 4pm
DIDI An invitation to view The Dubai institute of Design and Innovation project. Retail Unit 7, Building 6 3pm – 10pm
Building 1
Company Category Office Description
Ahlam Photo Studio Creative Products & Services 205 Ahlam Photo Studio is a professional photography studio offering a state of the art photography services in Dubai and the UAE. Ahlam Studio offers competitively priced photoshoots with an innovative and artistic approach.
Activation: Open door to meet the team and enjoy free prints from our magic mirror photobooth.

Free photography for kids with customized themes.
Free basics of photography workshop
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Ahrend Architecture & Interior 507 – 508 An international leader in office furniture committed to delivering contemporary and highly sustainable office lifestyles to corporate end-users around the world. Products and interiors are designed to encourage the wellbeing and productivity of the people.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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BYeVe Fashion Fashion & Accessories 408 Presenting “ASYA KRASNAYA”. A luxury brand who’s aim is to bring emotions before good quality. Through offering unique garments with seasonal signature prints and handmade accessories.
Activation: Presentation of “ASYA KRASNAYA” jewelry Spring/Summer 2017 collection. The base of each piece is 18K gold-plated decorated with hand-made and hand-painted enamel cabochons, Swarovski crystals and natural stones.
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Coffeol Food & Beverage Ground Serving organic coffee drinks, Coffeöl coffee shops in Dubai are known for the well-established traditions, the attention to detail and the stellar customer service they provide.
Activation: Open to discover.
Dubaiprint.com Creative Products & Services Ground Dubaiprint.com is the first professionally integrated web-to-print with a customized unique platform for professional and personal users in the Middle East.
Activation: 10% off everything at the Dubaiprint.com.
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House of Design by Mr. G Architecture & Interior 206 House of Design by Mr. G (HOD) is a boutique interior design consultancy founded by award winning interior designer George Foster offering customized interior design services for the luxury residential, retail and hospitality markets. Event styling and set design are also services offered in addition to a bespoke candle and pillow line under the company’s name.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices and the man behind the brand, Mr. G (George Foster) himself.
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Hunter Douglas Gulf Architecture & Interior 501 Hunter Douglas Gulf offers the most extensive collection of innovative, custom-made window dressings, all manufactured with the superior craftsmanship and exceptional quality that are the hallmarks of all Hunter Douglas products.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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Keller Kitchens Architecture & Interior 505 – 506 A well designed showroom and kitchens with unique Keller Colour System allowing you to combine colours and materials to your heart’s content.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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Maison des Fleurs Creative Products & Services Ground Maison Des Fleurs is one of the most premium flower shops in the world and their stunning flower arrangements have gained a wide following with the creative communities.
Activation: Open to discover.
Serviceplan Middle East Creative Products & Services 406 Serviceplan Middle East is the Dubai-based MENA hub of the Serviceplan Group. The Serviceplan Group is the largest and most diversified owner-managed and partner-managed agency group in Europe with offices in Munich, Hamburg, Berlin, Milan, Vienna, Zurich, and Brussels. Serviceplan Middle East is a full-service agency specializing in online & offline creation, dialogue marketing, social marketing, performance marketing, and strategic consultancy.
Activation: Open door for a VR Experience, media presentation & creative presentation.
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SKYNE Creative Products & Services 501 An award winning, international strategy & design firm.Dedicated to keeping clients one step ahead in an ever-changing world.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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The Hub Interior Decoration LLC Architecture & Interior 306 Interior Design and Furniture Design Company.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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Building 2
Company Category Office Description
Art Hub Art & Design Ground Art Hub Gallery Dubai is a centre for the development and collection of artworks inspired by UAE culture.
Activation: Open door for viewing of gallery.
Building 4
Company Category Office Description
ALBAL DESIGN STUDIO Architecture & Interior 207 ALBAL Design Studio is Dubai based design firm that’s run by a local Emirati female and has an international team of talented professional. Services provided are: art, product design, interior design, yacht interior design, and architecture.
Activation: A presentation of design products and artworks. A showcase of ALBAL’s Visual Literacy Design process and a live creation of artwork.
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Amato Fashion & Accessories Ground One of Dubai’s most innovative, artistic and luxurious fashion designer brand.
Activation: Grand opening of Amato’s retail store.
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Connect in Event Support Services Creative Products & Services 305 A global brand dedicated to bringing the ever-shifting world of event entertainment and networking into perspective by looking through a cultural lens.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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desert INK Architecture & Interior 201 Landscape Architecture Studio.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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Dolce fashion Fashion & Accessories 102 Specialised in Fashion, Abaya and Dresses.
Activation: Open door for viewing of showroom.
Gallery Ward Art & Design Ground Gallery Ward, a Dubai-based gallery focusing on Egyptian artists.
Activation: Open to discover.
Hessa Falasi Fashion & Accessories 402 A luxury clothing brand with a focuses on ready to wear fashion and abayas.
Activation: Open door for viewing of showroom, collections, art installations and garments.
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I r design Architecture & Interior 403 Interior Design Consultants. Based in Dubai recognized among the top 20 interior design firms in UAE by the design fraternity. I r design provides bespoke Interior Design solutions and specialized services.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices and latest project.
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Montroi Fashion & Accessories Ground MONTROI aids those who enjoy the trip as much as the destination and choose nomadism as a lifestyle.
Activation: Open to discover.
Mumzworld FZ LLC Creative Products & Services 407 Mumzworld is the 1st and largest online shopping site in the Middle East for mother, baby and child
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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SENSI Trading L.L.C. Architecture & Interior 101 Supplier of interior finishes such as tiles, decorative mosaics, recomposed quartz, bathroom furniture, concrete and others
Activation: Open door for viewing of showroom.
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Shaily’s fashionArt Fashion & Accessories 105 Fashion Designer and fashion photography
Activation: Open door for viewing of Studio showcasing fashion designer party wear and fashion photography.
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Vicolo Food & Beverage Ground Vicolo is a brand new concept developed exclusively for d3, offering Italian street food in a casual enviroment.
Activation: Special BBQ menu created.
Wanders Wagner Architects Architecture & Interior 103 Integrated design and engineering services in the fields of design, architecture and urban development.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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Wellness United Inc Creative Products & Services 204 Wellness United Inc. promotes and partners with beauty and wellness brands of natural and organic concept across the Middle East, Europe and beyond. Our portfolio consists of carefully selected and screened health, beauty and cosmetic brands, which are ethical, highly effective, and made from highest grade, natural and organic ingredients.
Activation: 40-70% Sale of natural and organic beauty products for women, men and babies.
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Xische & Co. Creative Products & Services 202 A hybrid consulting boutique designed to build a positive framework for conversations that can challenge stereotypes and prejudices through dialogue.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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Building 5
Company Category Office Description
AAVVA Fashion FZ-LLC Fashion & Accessories 203 AAVVA is a mix between Lebanese Brazilian fashion founded in UAE. Offering Couture & luxury ready-to-wear fashion.
Activation: Open door for viewing of showroom
Bella Donna Designs and Textiles Fashion & Accessories 305 Retailers of Italian and French exclusive branded Textiles.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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Coca-Cola Creative Products & Services 401 Innovation Lab.
Activation: Open door for scheduled tours in The Coca Cola Innovation Lab.
Dipiugi ( Estetik Decor Showroom) Architecture & Interior 306 A mono-brand boutique featuring a unique range of Furniture and home styling creations that reflects the spirit of Dubai which is traditional and modern at the same time. The inspiration is the oriental arabesque culture materialized in a contemporary luxurious way.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices and sharing interior design tips and home styling ideas.
Finasi Architecture & Interior Mezzanine Finasi represents top Italian design office brands, offering contemporary furniture solutions that are not only high in quality but also functional and stylish.
Activation: Open house for viewing of showroom and launch of new brands.
Interior Lab Architecture & Interior 206 Activation: Open door for viewing of the latest product presentation.
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Mirage Middle East Architecture & Interior 101 Mirage Middle East is the regional branch of leading Italian manufacturers of porcelain floor and wall solutions. For 45 years Mirage has supplied high-quality, sustainable porcelain coverings for interior and exterior applications worldwide, across residential, commercial, hospitality and private projects. In 2016, Mirage launched its design hub and consultancy space Mirage Project Point Dubai in d3 as an open meeting and events space for architects, interior designers and creative community.
Activation: Exhibition of a new iconic ceramic collection, POPJOB, designed by Dutch designers Studio Job in collaboration with Mirage.
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Netizency Creative Products & Services 302 A digital marketing agency.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
One Life Food & Beverage Ground One Life serves affordable, healthy options, including salads and stews made with fresh ingredients.
Activation: Special dinner menu created.
Ritmo furniture trading Architecture & Interior 301 Furniture for hospitality and offices.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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Si Fashion Galerie Fashion & Accessories 101 Si Fashion Galerie – Fashion House
Activation: SALE – 25% off on every thing.
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Tossed Food & Beverage Ground Offering fresh salads and, Tossed aims to provide d3 visitors with reliable, affordable and healthy options that still taste great.
Activation: Open to discover.
Building 6
Company Category Office Description
Arwa Al Banawi Fashion & Accessories 104B Fashion House.
Activation: Official studio opening of the ARWA AL BANAWI Fashion Label.
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Cecilia Setterdahl Carpetscc Architecture & Interior 106 Design of modern paintings and hand knotted bespoke carpets.
Activation: Open door for viewing of showroom.
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CITIZEN E Art Gallery Art & Design 108 An exhibition and a promotion of contemporary art in all its forms. Citizen E showcases the work of new artists as well as established ones from around the world.

A gallery with an open mind, CITIZEN E Gallery also takes on the role of an open creative space, allowing the expression of art forms outside the traditional forms, welcoming workshops, forums and talks in Design, Fashion and Art.

With a diverse program accommodating the entire range of creative dialogue, CITIZEN E also caters to the local and international art buyer, collector and enthusiast, giving the artists it exhibits the opportunity to reach a market outside his or her geographic location.
Activation: Viewing of Gallery in addition to talk and discussions with Omar Al Busaidy, a young Emirati author of “Just Read It”.
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Corcel Fashion & Accessories Ground Corcel a multi brand store that helps build the community culture within the region through curating unique, rare and sought-after footwear & apparel, fixed bikes, great coffee and unforgettable events.
Activation: Open to discover.
Dubai Sports Council Sports & performance 5A Founded in 2005 to develop and improve sports in Dubai and to set up a distingueshed sporting community.
Activation: Special tour around the uniquely designed headquarters.
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HATCH Design Services Creative Products & Services 103 Concept Creative Studio.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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Lama Jouni Designs Fashion & Accessories 208 Ready to wear fashion brand.
Activation: Open door for buying and viewing of showroom.
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Lasvit Middle East Architecture & Interior 109 Founded in 2007 by Leon Jakimič. Lasvit sheds a new light on Bohemian glass and takes it into the next millennium. Lasvit combines the authenticity of glass craft with innovative technologies and creative craftsmanship. In a few short years, Lasvit has established itself as the authority delivering bespoke lighting sculptures and art installations made from hand-blown glass.
Activation: Open door for viewing of showroom and a showcase of the art of glass making.
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MCML STUDIO Art & Design 108 MCML STUDIO
Activation: Open door for viewing of gallery with objects’ presentation and a take through history.
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Queen of Spades Fashion & Accessories 102 Unique Abaya designs by an Emarati artist, Lamya Abedin. Lamia creates something unique and novel in the fashion industry. Her designs blend the cultures she experienced and give her national dress a whole new fashion statement.
Activation: Open door for viewing of showrrom.
Silsal Design House Architecture & Interior 207 Silsal Design House produces a variety of creative tableware and accessories for the home, including dinnerware, serve ware, drink-ware and gift items.
Activation: Open door for viewing & selling of Silsal’s newest gold accents collection.
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Style your Armoire Fashion & Accessories 204 Style Your Armoire – True to it’s name, encompasses unique, stylish and comfortable luxurious pieces for your wardrobe. Aiming to create innovative pieces that are multifunctional and durable.
Activation: Open door for viewing of showroom.
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The Lighthouse Food & Beverage Ground The Lighthouse (“TLH”) defines 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.
Activation: Open to discover.
Wilkhahn Middle East Office Furniture Architecture & Interior 207 Wilkhahn Middle East specialised in Office Furniture.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
ZAID FAROUKI Fashion & Accessories 202 A fashion house that is determined to blur the lines between fashion and art
Activation: Live stretched un-stitched fabric covering the flooring for victors to paint on it. As well as live hand embroidery and crochet work.
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Building 7
Company Category Office Description
Caudalie Fashion & Accessories 101 Caudalie is a French skincare company, its trademark is grape-oriented skincare products.
Activation: Private sale of designer of pre loved designer shoes, bags and clothes hosted by Caudalie the Frensh natural and glamorous skincare brand.
Closet case Fashion & Accessories Ground 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.
Activation: Open to discover.
Como Luxury Fabrics Architecture & Interior 107 Como Luxury Fabrics is the exclusive agent of 25 Italian high class furnishing fabrics companies in the Middle East. With a wide range of high class indoor and outdoor fabrics, natural and synthetic leather.
Activation: Open door for viewing of the showroom and the latest 2017 collection of fabrics.
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Mobica plus Architecture & Interior 103 Mobica is currently the largest office furniture and interior/exterior systems manufacturer in the Middle East with 2400 employees.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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Nakkash Architecture & Interior Mezzanine Nakkash Gallery, a home-grown business focusing on high quality furniture and interior design, will activate all around Meet d3, with their retail store, a pop-up shop and their whimsical Chic Sheep concept.
Activation: Open to discover.
Sinyar Art & Design 509 A uniquely curatedEmirati art gallery
Activation: The first Gulf Sinyar Exhibition (A uniquely curated art exhibition for13 GCC artisits).
Building 8
Company Category Office Description
55FIFTY7 JEWELLERY Fashion & Accessories 403 Jewellery and customized Jewellery retail.
Activation: Open door for viewing of Jewellery studio.
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Bil Arabi Fashion & Accessories 408 Established in 2006 by Nadine Kanso. A jewellery brand of self-expression. Lovingly handmade in the UAE, each Bil Arabi piece is a work of art, expressing Nadine’s understanding and appreciation of Arabic calligraphy in a contemporary, universal milieu.
Activation: Open door for viewing of showroom & latest collection.
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COPIA GROUP Creative Products & Services 404 Communication & Luxury Lifestyle.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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fadi sarieddine design studio Architecture & Interior 105 Fadi Sarieddine Design Studio is a multidisciplinary atelier that was officially founded in 2013. The studio’s work ranges from architectural projects, to interior design for offices, retail, restaurants and residential as well as furniture design.
Activation: Open door for viewing of studio showcasing Basta by Fadi Sarieddine.
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Studio AS+R Architecture & Interior 206 Architectrual Design Consultants
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
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Zaha Hadid Architecture & Interior 503 Multi- award winning London based architecture and design practice.
Activation: Open door for viewing of showroom.
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Building 9
Company Category Office Description
Al Khallafi Jewellery Fashion & Accessories 405 A Khallafi Jewellery is specialized in unique Jewellery pieces designed after carefully selecting the world’s rarest gems & stones.
Activation: Private viewing of jewellery pieces.
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All Things Mochi Fashion & Accessories 103 Mochi is a truly distinctive brand that brings the many different cultures of the world to light. Every collection is handcrafted by local artisans using traditional methods of embroidery to create contemporary pieces.
Activation: Open door for viewing of showroom and latest collection.
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Faux Commercial Brokers Fashion & Accessories 206 Faux is a full service Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle consultancy that offers concepts a range of services including brand development, sales and distribution, as well as marketing and communication.

Activation: Open door for viewing of the showroom displaying samples of the current season to showcase design, wearability, craftsmanship and materials used.
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Forty7 ID Architecture & Interior 107 Furniture Company.
Activation: Open door for viewing of offices.
Harper’s Bazaar Café Food & Beverage Ground The first café by the heart’s published magazine. The café offers specialty food & beverages as well as interiors that reflect the magazine’s focus on high-end fashion and style.
Activation: Introduction of Luxury Shawerma.
Marka Holding Fashion & Accessories 301 Retail and hospitality publicly traded company
Activation: Discount on sports brands.
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Nathalie Trad Designs Fashion & Accessories 205 Sculptural, Architectural clutches.
Activation: Open door for viewing of showroom.
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The Cartel Fashion & Accessories 105 The cARTel is a fashion concept store and wearable art boutique. It the ultimate destination for unique fashion in Dubai UAE.
Activation: Open house to welcome guests to experience the newly opened the cARTel fashion showroom and enjoy a shopping experience.
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Building 10
Company Category Office Description
Craft Café Food & Beverage Ground A home-grown concept that specializes in serving the finest coffee and food.
Activation: Free mocktail with every meal.
Building 11
Company Category Office Description
Amorino Food & Beverage Ground Serving some of the best Gelato in the world, Amorino offers a huge amount of flavours made from the best organic ingredients available in the market.
Activation: Buy 2 crepes or 2 waffles and get one free.

 

 

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