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CELEBRATING
INNOVATION & DESIGN
IN THE HEART OF
EAST AFRICA

ABOUT US

Since launching in December of 2015, Design Week Addis Ababa (DWAA) has become the most anticipated design event in East Africa. This community based platform coordinates local and international designers, artists, artisans, workshops, galleries, showrooms, cultural institutions, hotels, companies, and entrepreneurs, through a distinctly collaborative platform for creative, cultural, and commercial engagement. We explore and celebrates the best innovations in:

  • Architecture / Urban Planning

  • Industrial Design/ Interiors

  • Technology

  • Food & Gastronomy

  • Fashion / Textiles

  • Visual Communication

  • Art / Multimedia 

OUR PROGRAMMING

This event coordinates local and international designers, artists, artisans, galleries, showrooms, cultural institutions, entrepreneurs, and commercial businesses. We partner with industry leaders, both locally and internationally, to present the most innovative concepts, products, and services in Ethiopia.  We also work closely with local businesses activate your business as a preferred DWAA retail destination, host an Open Studio, become a vendor at our Design Market, or join our team as a student intern or volunteer.

EXHIBITIONS & 

OPEN STUDIOS

DESIGN LABS

PRODUCT LAUNCHES

DESIGN MARKETS

WORKSHOPS & HACKATHONS

 

COOKING DEMOS

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Design Week Addis Ababa is cultural and commercial festival that is made possible with the generous support of our Partners & Sponsors. We would like to thank following brands for their stand out support of the 2022 event: Keste Damena (Rainbow Foam & Plastics), Awash Wines, Kinetic Dawn, and D!NK TV.

OUR PARTNERS

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CONTACT

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