Explore the world of design at Design Doha Forum

Explore the world of design at Design Doha Forum

QLNews
By QLNews

The Design Doha Forum (DDF), hosted by Qatar Museums, has kicked off with a bang! From February 24 - 28, 2924, immerse yourself in a captivating exploration of designs's profound influence on our lives.

Dates : February 24 - 28, 2024

Location : Msherieb, Doha Design District

Tickets : QAR50, tickets to be purchased online 

 

Things to look out for on February 25

Engaging Panels 

Dive into a thought-provoking discussion curated by Dr. Jelena Trkulja, featuring esteemed speakers like David, The Earl of Snowdon, Maria Tripodi, Maryam Omar, Farah Al Yasin and more. 

Keynote address 

Samer Yamani is set to enlighten attendees on the crucial role of design in safeguarding cultural heritage and fostering innovation. 

Interactive Sessions

Explore the intersection of craft and design with panellists such as Azizbek Mannopov, Nada Debs, Abdulrahman Al Muftah. 

Qatari Architectural spotlight 

Learn about Qatar's architectural evolution with insights from Mohammed Ali Abel and Hisham Qaddoumi. 

 

What's coming up

February 26 : The Power of Design 

Nurturing cultural Heritage 

Join Samer Yamani as he explore how design preserves and promotes Middle Eastern Cultural heritage. 

Agent of Change 

Ibrahim Jaidah, Tim Marlow, and David Chipperfield discuss design's transformative role in society and culture. 

Emerging Trends

Discover how contemporary art and architecture from Arab countries influence global design trends with panellists like Banan Alyaquby and Basma Bouzo. 

The Future of Design

Engage in a conversation with designer Joris Laarman and Glenn Adamson about innovative design possibilities, including 3D-printed public artwork in Doha. 

 

February 27 : Design Ecosystems

Innovation by Education 

Learn about designs' role in social and economic development from panellists like Maryam Al-Homaid and Kevin Mitchell. 

Fostering community through design

Explore the transformative power of design in shaping communities within Doha with Ali Al Kuwari and Mohammed Saad Al Rumaihi. 

The Enchanted Vessel

Navigate the relationship between design and museums with insights from Samir Bantal and Ben Van Berkel. 

 

February 28 : Branding and Urbanism 

Branded Futures

Join Karim Rashid, Ghada Al Khater, and Rem Koolhaas in a dialogue about the impact of design on our lives and urban landscapes. 

Design for Impact 

Discuss the intersection of business, sustainability and cultural innovation with panellists like Alia Rachid and Luca Fois. 

Qatari Architecture 

Explore the evolution of Qatari architecture from traditional to modern with Mohammad Ali Abel and Hisham Qaddoumi. 

The Story of Alsadu

Discover the cultural significance of Alsady with speaker Shaikha Bibi Duaij Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the Sadu Art and Design Initiative. 

Don't miss out on these enlightening discussions and immersive experiences! Join in at the Design Doha Forum and be part of shaping the future of design in Qatar and beyond! 

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