BDW will take place at several venues across the city, along with independent events at places like the posh Zaitunay Bay.
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Beirut Design Week kicked off its fifth edition Friday with a series of exhibitions and a press conference.BDW has scheduled open studios, exhibitions, talks and conferences throughout the week. The events will focus on culture, sustainability and public activism within art and design.Design and art houses such as Starch and Studio Kawakeb are scheduled to host "open studio" days – opening their doors to the public in hope of involving those interested in their processes as well as showcasing their final products.Public Interest Design's "Cluster Development Initiative" (May 25) will host an evening devoted to design, arts and crafts workshop on social activism and design in development.Beirut Design Week runs trough 26 May.
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