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DOWNTOWN DESIGN, Dubai
9-12 November 2022

Join us at Downtown Design 2022, the Middle East’s leading design fair for contemporary and high-quality design taking place from 9 – 12 November 2022 at d3 Waterfront, Dubai Design District.

hvíla editions will show art pieces by oh-licht (Setbyol Oh) from Germany, Steven Haulenbeek from USA and Robert George from UK.

Booth F01 right across the Champagne Bar!

hvíla editions has no fixed location

New collections and exclusive collaborative editions are showcased through pop-up exhibitions in different locations.

Current show: Dubai's Downtown Design 2022! Join us at Downtown Design, from 9-12 November 2022, on the d3 Waterfront event space in Dubai Design District, Booth F01.

Meet The Makers

Knowing an object’s story — who produced it, how, and with what materials — lets us establish an emotional and physical relationship to the object and its culture. 
Please stay tuned, as we will add interviews with the makers, photos and short films that document the development and production process.

MEET THE MAKERS

Setbyol Oh from oh-licht, Germany

Berlin based Korean artist Setbyol Oh creates lamps using fine wicker and mulberry paper. It is a traditional Korean paper named hanji which has been used for hundreds of years in Korea for doors, windows, wallpaper and to make lamps in traditional houses.

Meet the Makers

nojin, Germany

The minimalist brand consciously considers every step of the production process, prioritizing sustainability, transparency and longevity.

Meet The Makers

Steven Haulenbeek, USA

Haulenbeek’s work seeks to invent unique production methods through which objects emerge organically.

Meet The Makers

RITA IN PALMA, Germany

Together with women from Turkey, Syria, Pakistan and Lebanon, Ann-Kathrin Carstensen designs hand-crocheted, haute-couture jewelry and accessories.

Meet The Makers

hettler.tüllmann, Germany | USA

Focusing on furniture, accessory and interior design, hettler.tüllman’s work integrates sustainability, traditional craftsmanship, and a curiosity for sourcing new materials.

Traditional Craftsmanship meets Contemporary Design

We want traditional skills and knowledge to be preserved and put into valuable contexts.
With our selection, we hope to surprise people and show how traditions can be re-imagined
to create something new and unexpected.

About hvíla editions and Anita Hansen

With hvíla editions, Anita wants traditional skills and knowledge to be put into valuable contexts that encourage future generations to carry their cultural importance forward. The selected objects are meant to surprise people, and show how traditions can be re-imagined to create something new and unexpected in these contemporary times.