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.

Sculpture and Decorative Pieces at the Hangar

Written by Lena Kassicieh
On Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Design impacts our environment through aesthetics; it creates an ambience and mood in a space. These sculpture and decorative pieces at the Hangar Exhibition are meaningful and aesthetic depictions of each designer’s worldly and spiritual influences. In Jordan, sculptures decorate and enhance some of our public spaces, parks and transportation spaces.

FLUX: Andrei Snobar

Written by Lena Kassicieh
On Thursday, October 12, 2017
FLUX, designed by Andrei Snobar, leverages state-of-the-art technology with physical expression and visual representation to create momentary real-time portrait of an individual. The digital presentation and modification of one‘s self-image will be their spiritual energy powered by movement. ​