Dubai Design District (d3) has announced the launch of its ‘Design for Good’ CSR initiative.
Design for Good seeks to connect the design community through creative collaborations that support and promote social change within the UAE. The initiative prioritizes design solutions that encourage creativity in public environments, sustainability and empowerment.
The Design for Good programme, will include ‘The Mesh’ - a collaboration between the Fatima bint Mohamed bin Zayed Initiative (FBMI) and Emirati designer Roudha Al Shamsi. It will be produced by three Afghani women and displayed at Dubai Design Week in November. Proceeds from this initiative will be utilized for the education of women
The 'Design 100' competition, also part of the Design for Good programme invites designers from across the UAE to design a piece of furniture or a functional object. An expert jury will select the winning design of which 100 pieces will be produced and sold to the general public during Dubai Design Week. All proceeds from the sale will be donated by Dubai Cares towards Syrian refugees
Submission deadline for the Design 100 competition is August 16. Submissions must consist of a plan, elevations and three-dimensional renders.
For more information visit www.dubaidesigndistrict.com