Istituto Marangoni Dubai Presents “Mirage Expansion” At Dubai Design Week

Emma Hodgson   |   09-11-2023

Milanese fashion and design export, Istituto Marangoni Dubai is showcasing some of its latest creative projects at Dubai Design Week this November. 

The Institute’s showcase “Mirage Expansion”, delivered in collaboration with Mirage, promises a celebration of creative expression, collaborations and innovation at the region’s leading design fair.

Design: Mariana

Creatives taking part in the exhibit are alumni from Istituto Marangoni Milano Design, under the collective “Prima Project”. 

Design: Silvio

Work is on show from several former students, including Yuetong Shi, a Chinese visual designer and art director who currently works as a Tutor and Course Leaser in Visual design at Istituto Marangoni Dubai. 

Design: Yuetong

Commenting on the institute’s participation in Dubai Design Week, Roberto La Iacona, Istituto Marangoni Dubai institution Director, said: “We are excited to connect with the region’s design community at Downtown Design 2023 to engage in important dialogue and inspire the next generation of creative leaders, who are bound to shape the industry in the Middle East and beyond. Our school is a true design hub, where young talents can freely experiment and test innovative projects. Through the “Mirage Expansion” showcase, we want to demonstrate the power of diverse cultural influences and design collaboration.”

Design: Apreia

Following its arrival in the UAE in 2022, Istituto Marangoni Dubai has been dedicated to nurturing the future leaders of the fashion and design industry, with a special emphasis on emerging Arab women designers.