ReSURGEnce: Design Dine Make a Difference 2018

19 Nov , 2018  

The Design, Dine & Make a Difference gala is a unique event born out of a synergy between the driven team at Surge and the A+D community’s commitment to sustainable design. Each year, selected design firms compete to design a unique, one of a kind product made completely from sustainable materials.


5th December 2018 - 7:00PM to 11:30PM


The Address, Dubai Marina

This year’s theme “reSURGEnce” is lit-up, multifunctional, sustainable design. Several of the UAE’s renowned Interior Design houses will reveal their bespoke creations in support of Surge at the gala. Surge has challenged 8 top UAE Interior Design houses to shed some light on the sustainable furniture of the future – by adding a lighting element to functional furniture element of their choice. The participating designers include: Al Tayer Stocks, Binchy & Binchy, Bluu UAE, Design by Mariska, Gensler, Maja Kozel Design, Migaloo Home and MMAC Design Associates.

This year’s event also has the support of several of UAE’s Top 20 Interior Designers, who have take on the prestigious Surge Ambassador role. As ambassadors, they are showing their commitment to the cause by spreading awareness about Surge’s mission and the gala within their personal and professional circles. This year’s ambassadors include: Paul Bishop – Bishop Design, Carla Conte – Brand Creative, Isabel Pintado – Wilson Associates, Diane Thorsen – Perkins + Will, Ben Piper – Killa Design, Ben Corrigan – Bluehaus Group.

The event is hosted in collaboration with presenting sponsors No Grey Area International and Fagerhult MENA.

The Designs

Voting is now open! Click on the design you would like to vote to win the People’s Choice award at the Surge: Design, Dine & Donate 2018 gala from the selection below.

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