A selection of the best Italian creations in furniture, home accessories and lighting will be on display next week at the Italy Pavilion at Downtown Design exhibition, which will take place in Dubai Design District in Dubai from November 9-12. Organized by the Italian Trade Agency, the 39 exhibitors and participants will showcase their creativity, designs and innovations, embodying a vivid image of Italy as a leading provider of cultural creations and design innovation.
Lorenzo Fanara, Ambassador of Italy to the UAE, said: “Italian design has always expressed beauty and innovation. Over the past decade, ‘Made in Italy’ has become synonymous with sustainable design. The Italian furniture and design industry is recognized throughout the country exported. world. This is the industry we are known for. Really, especially here in the UAE, and one of the most important Italian manufacturing sectors, which is a very integrated value chain in itself from raw materials to finished product.”
Amedeo Scarpa, Italian Trade Commissioner to the UAE, added: “The UAE is a key market for ‘Made in Italy’ products. Last year we exported a record €200 million and celebrated the first half of 2022 with a 21 percent increase in growth.% (105 million euros.) I see this success driven by the perfect harmony between Emirati customers, their increasing demand in terms of product quality and exclusivity, and the flexibility of a Made in Italy offer that every day increasingly dedicated to the concept of sustainability. For this reason our motto at Dawn Town Design 2022 Sustainability Under the slogan Sustainability is Italian Sustainability.
In fact, the Italian wood interior decoration industry is first in Europe and third in the world in terms of circular economy, by reducing CO2 emissions compared to any other major producers in the European Union: a total of 26 kg per thousand euros of production, compared with an average of 93 kg with the top four major producing countries in Europe.
Moreover, almost all of Italy’s wood-based production, 93%, is made entirely from recycled wood.
In terms of production processes, 64% of companies have implemented effective procedures to reduce production waste, and more than half of companies reuse internal or external waste. In the past three years, 44% have activated mechanisms to reduce water consumption, including reusing water used in operations. Moreover, 60% of companies buy from renewable energy sources and 40% of them can cover at least half of their needs with renewable energy.
Italy’s participation in Downtown Design was made possible by the efforts of the Italian Trade Agency, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Confartigianato Imprese CNA (National Federation of Craftsmen and Small and Medium Enterprises), CONFAPI and FIAC (Italian Authority for Manufacturers of cutlery, plates, cutlery and cooking utensils) .
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The following is a list of the Italian companies participating in the exhibition “Downtown Design” inside the pavilion of the Italian Trade Agency:
1. Aina Kari considered as home fragrance
2. ALTEK ITALIA DESIGN SRL
3. ANTONIO TAMMARO GROUP SRL
4. ARCAHORN SRL
5. ARREDOLUCE SRLS
6. ARTE VENEZIANA
7. B. LAB ITALIA SRL – TECKELL
8. CARRARO & C. SNC
9. Ceramiche Batignani sauce
10. DAMIANO LATINI SRL
11. DAVIMEDRI SAS
12. Dimarmo di Gioia Marmi di Fiore Carlo & C. sas
13. ESSEQUATTRO SPA
15. FLOEMA SRL
16. G.LUCE SRL
17. GALBIATI FRATELLI SNC
18. GARZITTO srl
19. GRUPPO BARDELLI
20. IMPATIA SRL
21. Jupiter International Srl
22. LA FAVORITA DI DATTERI MARIO E C. SNC
23. LA VESUVIANA BERGER SRL
24. LUMEN CENTER ITALIA SRL
25. MH SRL
26. MADE A MANO SRL
27. MARIANTONIA URRU SRL
28. MARINELLI SRLS
29. MARIONI SRL
30. MOBILPIU’ LUXURY SRL
31. MODENESE GASTONE Interiors SRL
32. MOSCHE BIANCHE SRLS
33. Moschella Sedute SRL
34. MULTI DESIGN SRL – CICLOTTE
35. NEMES SRL
36. OLYMPUS BRASS SNC
37. PINETTI SRL
38. REAL DICK SRL
39. VETRART DI DANIELE BAGNARA & C SNC