Current &


Test Bed ‘71


Monday 3 October, 2016 10:00AM - Saturday 12 November, 2016 10:00PM


1971 - Design Space, The Flag Island, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

1971- Design Space has become an important platform for designers in the region. It offers the opportunity for experimentation, prototyping and design research and development.

This exhibition, will showcase the space’s collection since its inauguration in 2015, and will survey the variety of experiment-driven approaches and thinking processes by designers throughout the different exhibitions held since 2015.

The installation process, often private and precedent to the exhibition opening, will become a public event on its own to engage audiences with the process of building an exhibition.

The exhibition will showcase a collection from all the exhibitions that have been presented at 1971, including: Zero, Garden AfterDE.FASH.STRUCTION., and Once Upon Design. The collection has a variety of design disciplines including architecture, furniture, product design & graphic design.