Created by the Portuguese Association of Wood and Furniture Industries (AIMMP), Associative Design promotes Portuguese brands and products globally.For the 2020 edition of Dubai Design Week, the brand will add regional flair to trade fair Downtown Design.
Taking place in a hybrid digital and physical format centred around Dubai Design District (d3), Downtown Design is the perfect event for Associative Design’s artistic showcase.There's the chance to see the interiors of a concept house and a mix of innovation, sustainability and contemporary design in all the furniture, lighting, textiles and objects d’art, all on show from November 9-14 at Building 6 in d3.
As the UAE luxury furniture market grows (estimated by CAGR at approximately 2.5% during the forecast period), rising demand has led to the emergence of multiple players catering to the same target audience for luxury furniture products.Imports play a major role in the UAE luxury furniture market and established international brands can be said to have more advantage, as foreign products account for 58 per cent of all UAE purchases.
It against this potential that the Associative Design Showcase introduces new designs from 17 luxury Portuguese furniture brands to Dubai Design Week 2020.These include:
Handmade metal hardware by Achilles since 1905; award-winning signature furniture from AROUNDtheTREE; Creative Mary artisanal lamps; Castro Wooden Floors; furniture maker De Fontes; Ferreira de sa Rugs, one of the oldest handmade rug company in Europe; Globaldis, a distributor of wood and wood products; Homel Design Furniture, which designs and produces furniture for homes and hotels; designer João Bruno; JSC Technology, a brand that produces and sells wood, gas and electric range cooker; photography gallery Magyk Art Image; Malabar artisanal furniture; Mamoa interior solutions; mattresses from Molaflex; Nauu Design luxury furniture; Ottiu upholstery pieces; work from the Vista Alegre Porcelain Factory and Portuguese furniture brand X8 Chairs & Tables, a label whose mission is to highlight natural materials in a world that merges traditional craftsmanship and technology.Find them at Dubai Design District building six from November 9-14.