23 - 25 MAY 2023 | 10:00 - 18:00 DAILY

DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

INDEX Design Talks, in association with Geberit

Delivering insight, direction and inspiration

The INDEX Design Talks, in association with GEBERIT, has become a staple conference at recent editions of INDEX. Hosting a series of open and lively discussions amongst many of the leading figures in the community, INDEX Design Talks brings together inspiring interior designers, renowned regional architects and the most prominent creative thinkers from across the industry, to share insight into the latest trends and innovations.

The programme is developed in close consultation with a broad range of industry stakeholders to ensure that it captures focused yet spontaneous debate around the key technical, aesthetic, market and strategic issues and dynamics affecting the industry.

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

Our 2022 programme focused on key topics, such as:

  • Urban design
  • Exploring the metaverse
  • Current and future trends
  • The art of storytelling with design
  • Building with sustainability
  • Lighting design
  • and much, much more

Take a look back at 2022

The industry’s most inspiring creative leaders shared their insight, knowledge and expertise on a variety of topics from across the industry.

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“I enjoyed being a part of the talks and sharing my opinion on design and our future as designers in the region. It was a real pleasure having the discussion on stage and seeing our audience so engaged all throughout the conference.”

Vera Dieckmann

Chief Executive XO ATELIER

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“I think that the Design Talks are the highlight of the INDEX exhibition. I must commend you on the topic selections. It was in fact very difficult select, all of them were interesting.”

Indu Varanasi

Design Director IR DESIGN

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“Since the launch of INDEX in 1990, it has been a great pleasure to watch this exhibition expand and become more and more influential with each passing year. It has become evident that INDEX’S expansive growth is the result of great efforts and clever strategies. ”

Ellen Søhoel

Founder XBD COLLECTIVE

Be inspired by the region's creative thinkers

INDEX DESIGN TALKS

INDEX Design Talks brings together inspiring interior designers, renowned regional architects and the most prominent creative thinkers from across the industry, to share insight into the latest trends, and innovations

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RETAIL LEADERSHIP FORUM

This forum is dedicated to intelligence and critical discussion for retailers of interior products in the Middle East. With an increasing volume of retail buyers attending the show, it’s time to feed the demand for knowledge at a critical time

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DESIGNER INSTALLATIONS

A series of cutting-edge entrance installations designed and built by some of the region’s leading design houses and fit-out contractors showcases local talent

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