FashionCairo Design Awards Returns for the Third Year With New and Exciting Plans This November!

Summer El-MorallyNovember 9, 20195 min

Cairo Design Award (CDA) will return in its third edition from 26-28 November. The third edition invites numerous designers, distributors, producers, and talented artists in the first event of its kind in the field of Art Designs in Egypt.

‘’Cairo Design Award is the first designer platform for award-winning design creativity and innovation in Egypt and in the Middle East, bringing outstanding designers together and celebrating the industry’s achievements. CDA highlights designers’ role in creating a dialogue hidden through their designs that reflect different cultures around the world.” Stated Hisham Mahdy, Founder of CDA and CEO of Mahdy’s Group.

The three-day Cairo Design Award (CDA) sheds light on talented Egyptian designers in different artistic fields. The award is granted to three winners within 6 different design categories with their sub-categories, respectively including architecture, landscaping, interior design, jewelry design and product design. This year’s edition hosts a jury of pioneering designers in their fields, including Azza Fahmy, Onsi Abo Seif, Tarek Naga, Amr Helmy, and Karim Mekhtigian.

CDA will present talented exhibitors as well as seven Egyptian designers who participated in the ninth edition of the Paris Design Week, which is held annually to bring hundreds of designers from around the world together sharing their projects over eight days in early September. The exhibition allowed Egyptian designers to showcase their winning projects from interior and furniture categories in the “Meet My Project” collective exhibition at Espace Commines in the heart of the trendy Le Marais district.

The award hosts Shewekar Al-Gharably, whose interior is inspired by the love for eclectic design that mixes materials, theories and styles. Along with Yasmina Makram Studios, a multidisciplinary design studio that emphasizes the presentation of refined artful expressions. As well Shousha who wants people to feel proud of their heritage, reflect on their lives, and connect with their souls, and the Annure Lighting design team, which aims to design a sustainable product that provides clean solar power to impoverished areas around the world. The team includes few creative designers such as Nedal Badr, Sherine Mahgoub, Hoda Lasheen and Mohamed Said.

As for the Gala dinner, CDA will honor a winner from each category for their innovative design. Which gives the designers an opportunity to communicate, interact, exchange ideas, share knowledge and gain meaningful experience in the industry.

The Cairo Design Award aims to create a well-known and respected local platform for leading stakeholders in the design industry in Egypt. The award is a new gate for everyone in this field to encourage them to participate in a professional forum.

Summer El-Morally

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