Design store showcasing objects by regional designers opens in Sharjah

Creative space Al Maryah Centre’s latest initiative involves the opening of the 1971- Design Store, located within the heart of Sharjah in Souq Al Shanasiyah.

The design store is the first of its kind in the city, allowing the community to acquire design objects made my local and regional designers.

Showcasing newly commissioned work as well as designs that have been found across the Gulf, the design store aims to exhibit the talent of the region.

1971 – Design Store will be housing various design pieces such as 3D printed jewellery, handmade and locally designed pottery and homeware as well as hand dyed textiles, fashion pieces, and furniture derived from the local environment. It also includes stationery that highlights Arabic typography through design.