16 - 18 SEPTEMBER 2018

10 AM - 6 PM


September will see INDEX return for a second edition in 2018 - offering up a twist on our traditional show and an exploration of one of the most significant design journeys of all time.

Our new theme, will take visitors on journey from east to west as we celebrate 'The Silk Road' and the colours and patterns that represent the historical trade route that lives on to this day. The show will focus on individual designs and value driven products from Asia, sat alongside premium products from Europe. Together, they will allow the show to present a wide selection of interior products that should suit the taste and budgets of all our visitors, covering their sourcing needs this autumn.





INDEX is comprised of 7 market-leading sectors. They have been carefully selected to make it as easy as possible for architecture, design & fit out professionals to see, touch, test & specify the products they need.


Focusing on high-end luxury interiors of every kind


Interiors for commercial spaces


From floor to ceiling, covering all surfaces

Accessories & Homeware

A showcase of décor that enhances every room

Lighting & Technology

Lighting up the regions design projects


Find furniture for every room


Support, comfort & fabric: the recipe for creating a projects identity

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Design News & Press Releases


Sustainability in Design by Compasses

Sustainability as a concept has become a major trend in the recent years, as people are ...


The Zero Waste Bistro pop-up that operated as 1...

Commissioned by the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York, Harri Koskinen ...

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Huge residential and retail project underway in...

Property developer Seven Tides last week revealed plans for its first mixed-use developm...

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Dubai's Address Downtown Hotel reopens with 'st...

Billed as "classic refinement and modern sophistication", its ...


Dubai earns its stripes as it is named a UNESCO...

The city was chosen for its identification of design creativity as a means of strategic ...


INDEX sister show FIM to offer ultimate design ...

Announced for September, FIM will seek to account for...


INDEX Rising Star 2017 and Gensler designer Yas...

The 27-year-old’s ‘The Bold Collection’ is the first under her newly established label, Y-Desi...

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Straight from the Designer: Rasha Al-Tekreeti o...

Working from home can be quite challenging! As it offers an opportunity for real comfort...


Waterfront dining and entertainment destination...

The Pointe - a new 1.4 million sqft waterfront dining and entertainment destination over...


American University of Dubai students exhibit t...

The culmination of an entire degree's study, the display featured the works of dozens of...

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Where east meets west: Silk Road theme announce...

The theme for our September show, announced this week, will take visitors on journey from Euro...


Is your interior keeping you up at night? The d...

Minimalist, open layout homes and apartments continue to lead the way as the go-to trend for h...

It’s where I discover new trends. I need to come every year to check what are the latest products and I believe it is the best place to get the latest products…… I believe it’s the right place to visit to get new ideas.

Hilda Moussallem

Retail Design & Delivery , Nakheel Malls


I attend INDEX to get in touch with the market, find out about the latest trends and source new products.

Can Tufekcioglu

Design Principal - Interior Design , Arcadis Design & Consultancy

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I visit to learn about local products and upcoming trends. It is important to see the finishes and products in person to familiarize yourself with them and visualise how they can be used in future projects.

Anita Bir

Interior Designer , Hirsch Bedner Associates

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Very informative, great place to meet people from the industry.

Sanjana Ranjit

Senior Designer , AK Designo

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Innovation is a must in our Industry. Learning about new products in the market at the INDEX Design Series helps us to experiment and innovate our designs further.

Abdulla Kunhi

Managing Director , AK Designo

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An easy solution to seeing many materials in one place at one time.

Liza Muscat

Managing Director , M Atalier

Index Partners

  • African Association of Interior Designers

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  • BCFA

  • EPCH

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  • Green in Future

  • IADA Silver Sponsor

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  • Official Airline Partner

  • Official Intelligence Partner

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  • Official Lighting Media Partner

  • Travel & Visa Partner


Media Partners

  • AEC Online

  • Asia Today

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  • Business1.com

  • Ceramicanda SRL

  • Ceramic Focus

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  • Compassesworld

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  • DecorManzil.com

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  • Design 4 2day

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  • Design Insider

  • Design Middle East

  • Divisone Contract

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  • Dubai Blog Network

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  • e-architect

  • Encyclomedia

  • eWorld Trade

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  • Eye of Dubai

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  • Eye of Riyadh

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  • Furniture and Accessories

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  • G & G Magazine

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  • Gulf Construction

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  • Gulf Industry

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  • Gulf Property

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  • Gulf Weekly

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  • Hot Media Publishing

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  • Lamasat

  • Marble Guide

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  • MySolutionInfo.com

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  • myUAEguide

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  • NA-Nuevo Azulejo Magazine

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  • Stone Review

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  • Textiles Para El Hogar Magazine

  • Theinteriordesign.it

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  • Thesignspeaking.com

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  • Wood in Architecture MENA

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  • Zingy Homes