INDEX, one of the most important interior design fairs in the Middle East, will be back at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 17 to 19 September 2019
INDEX Exhibition will return to the Dubai World Trade Centre from 17 to 19 September 2019. The fair, addressed to interior designers and architects, takes place during the Middle East Design & Hospitality Week, a major event for industry experts from the UAE markets, including, in addition to INDEX, 5 more shows: WORKSPACE (Commercial Interior Design), SURFACE DESIGN (Surfaces & Coatings), THE HOTEL SHOW (Hospitality), THE LEISURE SHOW (Leisure, Sports, Resorts) and FIM (Furniture production).
INDEX showcases installations, unique pieces of craftsmanship, innovative products and much more
Now in its 29th edition, INDEX will be back with several interior design projects, fine craftsmanship collections, innovative products and furniture installations.
The Swan Service, a masterpiece from the 18th century
Johann Joachim Kändler and Johann Friedrich Eberlein created the “Swan Service” in 1737, for Heinrich, Count von Brühl, Prime Minister during the reign of King Augustus III of Poland. The original set, designed for 100 people, included more than 2,200 porcelain pieces, modeled and hand painted at Meissen, Europe’s oldest porcelain manufacturer. This collection, which is still in production, keeps alive the culture of the baroque banquet of the past.
“Lilies of the Valley”, an award-winning design from the 19th century
This work dates back to 1861 and was first created by Ludwig Gruner, a professor at the Dresden Academy of Arts. “Lilies of the Valley” was awarded a gold medal at the Great London Exposition in 1862. Since then its design has maintained its charm and magnetism, allowing it to stay in the Meissen porcelain collections until today.
Ventura Projects is back – with many new features!
Ventura Projects collaborates with INDEX again. The second edition will take place on 1,000 sq m hosting examples of creativity, craftsmanship, environmental sustainability, and over 31 design brands from all over the world.
Among the many not-to-be-missed features is ATMOS, an installation that offers an olfactory experience based on movement. Created by the Dutch scent collective SOM Tales of Perfume, this installation involves the use of deconstructed botanical perfume, experienced by visitors through movement.
Lanterns by Elstead Lighting, with LED lights and Bluetooth speakers
Elstead Lighting portable lanterns feature speakers with Bluetooth connectivity and dimmable 7W LED lights, allowing users to adjust the intensity to their mood. These lanterns have an 8-hour battery life and are IP44-rated, which means that they are extremely safe for outdoor use or near water. [Text Carlotta Russo]
[Text Carlotta Russo]