Tanween+ has announced an open call for its second edition, inviting UAE-baed designers to submit proposals for an affordable, functional produt that is inspired and manufactured in the emirate.
Launched in 2018 by Tashkeel, Tanween+ features a range of smal, affordable products that reflect the spirit of the UAE - all of which, being being launched, will be showcased and sold at Dubai Design Week 2019. The products will then be available through Tashkeel for up to two years.
Tashkeel encourages designers to collaborate with local manufacturers/makers, working within a budget of AED 1,000 (excluding the AED 500 prototype budget) to produce a minimum of 10 products.
Winning applicants will be given eight weeks to produce and package the first batch, with a delivery date set for 27 October 2019.
Entries must be submitted by 25 August 2019. You can find the application form on Tashkeel's website.