Surge’s Design, Dine, make a Difference 2023: Design Through the Decades

7 Dec 2023, 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The Address Dubai Marina, United Arab Emirates

Event Description

An inspirational gala featuring Surge’s global work, ‘Design Through the Decades’ themed creations, and sustainable design. Join us on December 7.

Each year, we wait with excitement for Surge’s ‘Design, Dine, make a Difference’ gala. And true to form, Surge comes up with better, more unique ways of engaging the region’s A+D community towards a singular purpose – to provide sustainable, safe water, sanitation and hygiene solutions to the world.

This event is licensed by the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department: PRHCE-001441422

This event is made possible because of Surge’s Sponsors:

The Design Challenge 2023: Design Through the Decades

We are proud to announce Surge Middle East 10 year anniversary and look forward to you celebrating our growth and our ongoing commitment to the community.

This year’s theme, Design through the Decades – challenges designers to create a conscious piece honouring the 20s/ 50s/ 70s & 90s, iconic years that impacted all forms of design, from the fine and decorative arts to fashion, film, photography and product design.

Surge Designer Workshop 2023

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Design Through the Decades: Designers from Dubai’s Eminent Firms are Ready for Surge 2023 and How!

Surge returned with their signature Designers’ Workshop last month. Leading up to the anticipated Surge 2023 Gala, this workshop was a precursor where designers were familiarised with the theme and given feedback for their interpretations. As contestants’ competitive spirit accrued good-humoured jibes and tongue-in-cheek remarks at each other, mentors reviewed concepts and directions. In fewer words, the heat is rising and Surge is back on.

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7 Dec 2023 - 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM


The Address Dubai Marina


United Arab Emirates
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