Open Call: Textile Innovation Lab I - Material Innovation

Written by Amman Design Week
On Sunday, November 11, 2018
Amman Design Week and the Goethe-Institut in Jordan invite designers, scientists, makers, and creatives interested in sustainable materials and material sciences to apply for a unique opportunity to develop new and innovative work that goes beyond traditional textile materials and techniques.

Amman Design Week supports Jordanian designers to participate at Dubai Design Week 2018

Written by Amman Design Week
On Sunday, October 7, 2018
This year, in an effort to join forces and create regional collaboration, Amman Design Week will be supporting local designers to showcase and exhibit their work in Dubai. The exhibition, taking place from 13 – 16 November, is set up as part of Dubai Design Week 2018’s Downtown Editions, a new element to the Downtown Design Fair.

Open Call: Innovative Crafts Lab (Clay & Glassblowing)

Written by Amman Design Week
On Thursday, August 16, 2018
Amman Design Week and CreaCities invite designers, artists, architects, and creatives interested in creating a new collection that integrates their expertise with two traditional local crafts; clay and glassblowing.

Call for Participation: Design for the Real World Across Scales

Written by Amman Design Week
On Thursday, August 16, 2018
MIT, Future Heritage Lab and Amman Design Week would like to invite you for an exchange of ideas on design, ethics and scarcity over dinner on Wednesday, the 25th of July at the terrace of Amman Design Week’s new space in Jabal Amman.

Open Call: Food & AgriTech Maker Residency

Written by Amman Design Week
On Thursday, August 16, 2018
Amman Design Week and Fab Lab Irbid / Luminus Shamal Start invite all designers, architects, scientists, makers, and creatives interested in agricultural and food technology to apply for a unique opportunity to develop innovative ideas for home-based or urban solutions in self-sustainable agriculture, as well as solutions that improve the way we grow, transport, and experience our food.

Announcing the MFW x ADW Mentors and Students

Written by Claire Koelling
On Sunday, August 12, 2018
Amman Design Week is delighted to announce the mentors that will be consulting and advising students for our upcoming program in collaboration with the MicroFund for Women. From July to August, Amani Qaddoumi, Hussein Alazaat, and Mike V. Derderian will be working with students that are developing branding and packaging solutions for entrepreneurial women supported by the Microfund.

Announcing the Student Ambassador Program

Written by Amman Design Week
On Saturday, July 21, 2018
We are excited to announce a new initiative launched as part of our student program for Amman Design Week. The Student Ambassador program began with a call out to high school and university students to participate in an ambassadorship that aims to develop and deliver a strong student program and build closer ties between design and architecture students in Jordan.

Emerging Curators and Concepts: Curating Contemporary Design Course

Written by Amman Design Week
On Wednesday, May 23, 2018
​As an important step towards realizing our individual roles in building and directing a conversation about contemporary design and culture in the region, and towards building a generation of cultural practitioners and thinkers, Amman Design Week has just concluded a six-week intensive introductory course on curating contemporary design in the Middle East, which ran from 1 April - 12 May, 2018.

Jordanian Designers to Showcase Work at VENICE DESIGN 2018

Written by Amman Design Week
On Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Four Jordanian designers have been invited to take part in VENICE DESIGN 2018 – the largest international design exhibition running alongside La Biennale di Venezia. Basel Naouri, Ziad Qweider, Mais Al Azab, and the Naqsh Collective sisters Nisreen and Nermeen Abudail, all of whom had previously showcased their work at past editions of Amman Design Week (ADW), will be taking part in the third edition of this world-renowned event.

Amman Design Week x MicroFund for Women

Written by Amman Design Week
On Monday, May 21, 2018
​In collaboration with the MicroFund for Women​, Amman Design Week invites university students to apply to take part in a program that engages social responsibility and gives back to the community.