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Design Doha is a landmark biennale dedicated to creative innovation. We are here to foster the design culture of the MENA region, and create a space of design excellence in Qatar.

Design Doha is an elevating movement, serving as a dedicated platform for fostering creativity and design excellence. This biennale is committed to offering tangible and authentic solutions, showcasing the richness of MENA culture and creativity, while highlighting the exceptional design environment of Qatar on the global stage.
Design Doha's Calendar

Past Exhibitions

Weaving Poems

Weaving Poems

Discover the remarkable talent of Afghani textile designer Maryam Omar, who has been commissioned to create a mesmerizing series of abstract carpets inspired by the rich oral tradition of women's poetry.
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COLORS OF THE CITY: A CENTURY OF ARCHITECTURE IN DOHA

Colors of the City

Unveil Doha's architectural evolution at Colors of the City: A Century of Architecture in Doha, a dual-themed exhibition presenting global influences in the capital of Qatar.
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UZBEK CRAFT

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads

This immersive showcase promises to transport visitors through time, revealing the enduring allure of Uzbek craftsmanship while celebrating its harmonious integration into contemporary artistry
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Symbol and Craft

SYMBOL AND CRAFT: THE EVOLUTION OF CONTEMPORARY DESIGN IN TURKEY

This exhibition highlights the historical context of design in Turkey, noting a shift from a rejection of the past, traditions and craft, to an acceptance and integration of local cultural elements in design.
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FORGOTTEN_SPACES

Forgotten Spaces

Discover the allure of hidden tales and the mystique of overlooked places in a captivating tribute to the enigmatic corners, shadowy ledges, and often forgotten spaces that resonate with whispered stories within every room.
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BUNCH_OF_MOTTOS

BUNCH OF MOTTOS

Bunch of Mottos is an interactive light installation that takes advantage of the flexibility of M-otto, a modular plastic system that can be utilized to create complex forms without using any connecting device.
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INFINITE_STITCHES

INFINITE STITCHES: WEAVING A DANCE BETWEEN TRADITION AND TREND

Exploring the fusion of traditional GCC textiles and embroideries with contemporary fashion.
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CULTURAL_KINSHIP

CULTURAL KINSHIP

A celebration of Qatar’s multicultural ethos—a space where designers, artists, and Qatar’s community can come together to appreciate the beauty of cultural diversity, understand how design can be a catalyst for building bridges, and create a vibrant, inclusive future for all.
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SONIC_FIELDS

SONIC FIELDS

The project aims to blend a generative soundscape with code-crafted visuals, creating an immersive sensory experience.
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EMBRACE_BLUE

EMBRACE BLUE

Embrace Blue aims to seamlessly blend traditional Qatari architecture with a modern contemporary twist in the realm of furniture and furnishings. The collection draws inspiration from the rich cultural heritage of Qatar, particularly emphasizing the intricate details found in local architecture.
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MOMENTAL_CONTEMPLATION

MOMENTAL CONTEMPLATION

The bench, an elemental feature to an urban landscape, invites passerby to a momentary halt. The large charred wood is a symbolic manifestation of introspection, stands as a metaphorical wheel stopper, urging individuals to pause and consider their life's velocity.
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Jalset Sawa

JALSET SAWA BOOTH

A marvel of 3D printing, Jalset Sawa echoes the undulating sand dunes of Doha, seamlessly blending design with the landscape.
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ANATOMY_OF_A_MAJLIS

ANATOMY OF A MAJLIS

Anatomy of a Majlis encourages visitors to explore the various roles of the majlis: Does it merely provide entertainment, or does it also offer a haven for privacy? How does it serve as a platform for meaningful conversations, and in what ways can it facilitate deeper engagement in today's context?
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BARIID

BARIID

BARIID is chair designed by Altqadum, debuting at Design Doha in an interactive path installation, revealing the chair and inviting the audience to try it out.
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THE_WORLD_AS_WE_KNOW_IS_CHANGING

THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT IS CHANGING

This installation invites visitors to be seated in the dark room surrounded by four loudspeakers in which they can experience a ”Deep Listening” of recording made across different ecosystems.
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ROOM_OF_AZERBAIJAN

ROOM OF AZERBAIJAN

The exhibition explores the visual identity of Azerbaijan by bringing together tradition and modernity. Each item is handcrafted by local craftsmen — painters, sculptors, and artisans who draw inspiration from ancient techniques and cultural heritage.
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KUWAIT_DESIGN_HUB

Kuwait Design Hub: An Eco-Cultural Tapestry

Kuwait Design Hub is a dynamic showcase of innovative works by Kuwait-based designers who intricately weave sustainable practices with the rich tapestry of contemporary Arab identity, creating a unique platform that highlights the fusion of environmental consciousness and cultural heritage in modern design.

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DESIGN DOHA PRIZE PARTNER