Index inspires visitors with design-led features and events
- United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, September 26 - 2012 at 12:27
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Interior designers and architecture professionals visiting INDEX 2012, the International Design Exhibition taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, are being entertained by a number of free to attend events and features running alongside the exhibition.
Special show features introduced for the first time this year include the INDEX Cinema and Ignite, a PechaKucha style presentation evening. The INDEX Cinema, located in Za'abeel Hall, will screen 19 design and architecture themed films across all four days of the event. Each film has been selected specifically for INDEX by members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Ignite is a fast-paced event where each speaker present 20 slides, each shown for only 15 seconds, giving the speaker just 5 minutes to get their message across. Ignite will take place within the INDEX Cinema tonight , Wednesday 26th September, 7pm - 8.30pm.
The Artist's Avenue, located in Hall 3, is an open art gallery featuring creations from the regional contemporary art scene. Among the talents and galleries on display areNeil Corder Photography, Big Art Company, Naqsh Gallery, Mattar Bin Lahej, Abdulhadi Kadasa, 2R Galleries, Mondo Art Gallery, and 97 Art & Ideas.
Walking to Hall 6 visitors can experience the most original pieces and view the latest trends and advancements in lighting at LIGHTING | Visione designed by SVEN|M, a Design Consultancy producing sustainable, bold architecture and design for a local UAE and international client base.
For those that have a passion for fashionas well as design, Les Collections Exclusive fashion show is taking place live in Hall 8, dedicated to the Textiles sector, at 12pm, 3pm and 5pm daily. Models on the runway wear an exclusive couture collection of one-off pieces designed exclusively by award winning Emirati designers DAS collection using interior designers' textile brands.
Tomorrow, Thursday 27th September, the last day of the show, INDEX 2012 will be open to the general public as well as to trade visitors from 11am till 7pm with an admission fee.
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