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.

2018: A Year of Possibilities

Written by Amman Design Week
On Thursday, March 29, 2018
With the support of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, the Amman Design Week team has announced that the third edition of the event will take place in 2019, allowing for an expansion that will offer year-round public programming and more frequent targeted learning and community initiatives.

Open Call: Intro to Curating Contemporary Design

Written by Amman Design Week
On Sunday, February 25, 2018
Amman Design Week’s team is calling on artists, designers, writers, activists, or other creative practitioners who are involved or want to be involved with curatorial practice to take part in a six-week intensive course titled ‘Introduction to Curating Contemporary Design in the Middle East’.

Talks at Amman Design Week 2017

Written by Raja' Urabi
On Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Each year, Amman Design Week hosts a variety of talks and discussions where local and international speakers and designers are invited to cover different current topics related to design in the region and in the world, where the general public is connected with those speakers and is able to discuss designers' work and ideas, as well as address issues of design practice, process, theory, management and technique.

Landscape and Urban Design at Amman Design Week 2017

Written by Lena Kassicieh
On Sunday, November 26, 2017
​Every year, Amman Design Week seeks to become a platform for designers to activate public spaces in such a way that allows them to be more interactive, engaging and aesthetically rich. This year, designers used existing open space to develop works that spark a conversation on eco-friendly, viable urban design.

Logo Wall at the Hangar Exhibition 2017

Written by Lena Kassicieh
On Sunday, November 26, 2017
Identity design is on the move in the Middle East. A new generation of designers explore global pop culture, local folklore, ancient Arabic calligraphy and visual art traditions to develop a contemporary branding language that is distinct and spirited.