Dubai Design District (d3) and its community celebrate creativity in Dubai, 2 – 4 April.
In celebration of Dubai’s rich array of creative talent, Dubai Design District (d3) is hosting a three day open to the public community event. “Meet d3”, has been specifically commissioned and curated to feature a compelling mix of local, regional and international designers, artists, musicians, concept retailers and unique dining experiences.
d3 is the realisation His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid’s ambition to establish a dedicated home for design in Dubai. It is playing a key role in bringing to life His Highness’ vision to drive an innovation-led economy that welcomes creativity in all its forms. With over 200 licenses issued, d3 has secured an impressive mix of design, retail, fashion companies, both regional and local. This includes some of the region’s most well-respected brands such as the Chalhoub Group and Jumeirah Group, through to talented emerging designers. “Meet d3” community event will showcase some exciting local and regional designers work for the public to enjoy.
A roster of local, regional and international musicians will set the audio backdrop to the ‘Meet d3’ experience. Some invited to share their pioneering talent of combining traditional instruments with technology and electronic music such as Talvin Singh and some for using music as their daring tool touching on Identity as Design such as The Medium collective. There is a full line-up of music entertainment for everyone at Meet d3 – from Tania Saleh and Mashrou’ Leila to upcoming musicians from Dubai to Turkey to India. All brought together to create a musical score to the art, design, fashion and food memories that every visitor will leave with. ‘Meet d3’ is set to be a multi-sensory experience for all to visit and gain a personal understanding of what this district is bringing together to create for the people of Dubai and the rest of the world.
Autostrad will be on the main stage, during the day 3, 6 – 7 pm.
Autostrad is an Arab Mediterranean Indie band from Jordan and is the result of a 16-year old friendship, its members long knew each other before establishing it in 2007.
The band’s music style is eclectic and original, as it takes its influences from different genres such as reggae, funk, latin and rock while giving it its proper Jordanian touch by adding a timeless lyrics that can be consumed decades later without being out-dated.
In the picture: our crew with Autostrad and Wust El Balad during sound check before a Red bull Sound Clash