Anita-B Explores  D O W N T O W N  DESIGN DUBAI // 2019

On Wednesday the 13th November I boarded a flight to the Centre of Now – Dubai in the United Arab Emirates to visit a leading design fair of high quality and original design – Downtown Design situated in the Dubai Design District [also known as d3]. It was a 5-day showcase of The best Design from Dubai and around the world. Downtown Design is the key event of Dubai Design Week which is one of the largest creative festivals, which takes place annually, brings the regional and international design industry together in Dubai, for a dynamic programme of discovery and networking.

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DIY Faux Flower Wall Art Frame – by Lovilee

HOW TO MAKE ON-TREND FAUX FLOWER WALL ART

The Faux Flower trend has hit us hard in recent times and it is a trend that you should not be wary of embracing. Some of the plastic plants that you get nowadays look so good that they could almost pass as the real deal.

DIY Faux Flower wall art frame

DIY Faux Flower wall art frame

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Top Decor, Design and Lifestyle Trends for 2019

The African continent is positioning itself as a global style icon, fusing the influences of international trend-makers with the unique colour and vibrancy that characterises its people and cultures. The impact of this colourful continent on the 2019 lifestyle trends will be brought home through the features and products showcasing at Africa’s biggest décor and design exhibition – Decorex SA. Consisting of Decorex Durban, Decorex Cape Town and Decorex Joburg, this year’s much-anticipated theme ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’ encapsulates the re-birth of the African style powerhouse.

Saint Restaurant

(Credit: Irene Kyriacou & Reedeco – Saint Restaurant)
(Photographer: Elsa Young Photography)

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