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Saudi Design Festival

Be part of Saudi Design Festival’s inaugural edition, and make creative cultural history in the Kingdom with us.

Set to be the first of its kind festival in the Middle East, Saudi Design Festival presented by the Architecture and Design Commission will transform Riyadh into a hub for creative dialogue from January 9 – 29, 2022 at JAX District. Focusing on the power of transformation in and by design, SDF will bring communities together to celebrate great design, reimagine the future, connect, and create our presence on the global culture and creative map.

SDF 2022 will be turning JAX into its main Design District for the first year, offering a variety of experiences to learn and explore the world of design:
● Curated Exhibitions
● Tri-weekend Design Market for SMEs, designers, and brands
● Functional Design Installations
● Design Forum featuring local and international thought leaders
● Masterclasses and Workshops
● Kids Programming
● Community-led activities and networking days

Interested designers, organizations, and brands can apply to be part of the festival through the website until December 11, 2021.


Date(s): 01/09/2022 to 01/29/2022

Cost: Depends on what category you apply to.




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Jax 3
Riyadh Saudi Arabia