in5/DDFC Member’s Exhibition


in5/DDFC Members’ Exhibition during Dubai Design Week

Exhibit your work at Hai d3 during Dubai Design Week, as we showcase the best in Architecture, Graphic Design, Interior Design and Product Design from in5/DDFC members.

Existing projects and prototypes, both physical and digital, can be submitted.



To be considered for the exhibition, applicant designer must comply to the following eligibility criteria:

  • in5/DDFC Member: Applicant must be an active in5/DDFC member under the Emerging or Established designer membership categories.
  • Industry segment:
    • Product Design (Furniture Design • Industrial Design • Lighting Design)
      • This can include and not limited to furniture, automotive, tableware, luxury goods, sports equipment, home appliances, electronics and medical equipment.
    • Architecture (Architecture • Building Design • Public Space Design • Interior Architecture Design• Urban Design & Planning)
      • This can include and not limited to urban planning, landscape architecture, building design, and public space design.
    • Interior Design (Residential • Commercial • Home ware)
      • This may include and is not limited to textile, furniture and lighting design, decorative arts, graphic design and interior architecture. Interior designers work with private residences, commercial entities or public spaces.
    • Graphic Design (Branding • UI/UX • Illustration • Package • Typography • Editorial • Web design • Mobile app)
      • This may include and is not limited to UI/UX design, motion graphics and animation, interactive design, web design, editorial design and graphic art, way finding, logos, icons, package design, branding.

How to Apply:


  • Designers who are interested in applying should submit filled application form and your work in a PDF file (max 10mb), including:
    • Application form filled and signed by applicant designer
    • One PDF file including1:
      • 5-10 Images of the project (max. 10mb file size). Images can include photography, screen captures and/or 3D renders of the proposed project
      • Project description (max. 500 words)
      • Personal bio (max. 500 words)
      • High-resolution profile pic
      • Installation requirements, including but not limited to project dimensions, display units, AV setup and lighting, depending on project’s needs2
      • Non objection certificate issued by project owner/client (mandatory for commercial projects)
    • Videos and Dropbox links will not be accepted. Documents can be shared over Wetransfer link.
    • Installation costs are the responsibility of Designer. in5/DDFC team reserves the right to reject or approve any specific setup requirement at its sole discretion.
    • All submitted documents must be labeled as per below:
      • Designer/Company Name_ Project Nam
  • Briefing Session
    • Session to brief all applicants or interested designers on the exhibition.
  • Application Deadline
    • All applications must be submitted by October 11th, 2018.
  • Exhibition dates
    • Selected projects will be exhibited at Hai d3, from November 12th to 17th, 2018

FAQ’s / Important information:


  • This open call is exclusive to active in5/DDFC members
  • There is no theme, the show will be curated based above-mentioned selection criteria
  • Designers can propose instillations provided designer will cover costs of production
  • There is no participation fee for this opportunity.
  • Any logistics costs (delivery of work, travel, etc.) are the designer’s responsibility.
  • Applicants can submit up to three projects for consideration
  • Only completed works or projects will be considered
  • Exhibition set up and promotion costs will be covered by in5/DDFC

For additional information, please contact DDFC Showcase at or 800DDFC (3332)