At an exclusive event in the Design District Dubai on Tuesday 12 November, Rado and Dubai Design Week announced the winner of the first edition of the Rado Star Prize UAE. The Judges’ Winner prize was awarded to Aya Charife and her project “Takyeef”
Aya Charife, an upcoming artists from Lebanon received AED 20,000 and a Rado True Thinline watch as a prize for the winning project. Takyeef was selected from a shortlist of 5 designs, which each entry responding the theme design as something enduring, long-lasting and versatile.
The judging panel of high profile industry voices who selected the winner included Rawan Kashkoush Creative Director of Dubai Design Week, Suzanne Trocmé award winning Furniture Designer and Vice President Product Development at Rado, Hakim El Kadiri.
Rado’s exhibition in the Dubai Design District will showcase the latest watches of the brand’s key design-led collections until November 16, 2019.
About the Rado Star Prize
The Rado Star Prize is an established competition that has run in numerous countries around the world, supporting young, unestablished designers and giving them a platform to present their work. Far from focusing on just one field of design, Rado aims to attract projects and ideas from numerous design disciplines in order to create projects that can benefit the lives of individuals or communities both now and in the future. visit radostarprize.rado.com/uae for more information.
About Dubai Design Week
Dubai Design Week is the largest creative festival in the Middle East reflecting Dubai’s position as the regional capital of design. The six-day programme is made up of +200 events covering design across a range of disciplines including architecture, product, furniture, interior and graphic design.