The Craft of Artisan Smoked Meat by ikonhouse & The Mattar Farm

Saturday 10th of March 2018


Good food and good company are two of life's simplest yet greatest pleasures. Good things come to those who wait, but the best things come to those who are patient. There is no other way to guarantee the quality and consistency of products but to be selective at each and every step of the process, from procurement of raw materials and ingredients, preparation of the elements, all the way to delivery. 
Visit us to taste Ultimate Living Experiences from ikonhouse and The Mattar Farm. 

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ikonhouse Design Talk: A night about Stubbornness, Pride, Skill and Legacy

21 February 2018 at 7.00pm

Please join us at ikonhouse for a Design Talk with Mr. Kasper Holst Pedersen, PP Mobler's Master of Craftsmen, where he will discuss the design legacy of Master Designer Hans J. Wegner and the drive it takes to run a family business for 60 years making furniture at a quality standard rarely seen elsewhere. 

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ikonhouse Event - Live Classical Piano Music to present Master Cabinet Maker Laura Bergsoe

Wednesday 6 December 2017 at 7.00pm at ikonhouse

Master Cabinet Maker Laura Bergsoe - Stories of My Pieces

Have you ever thought of listening to the stories some pieces of furniture want to tell you? The materials they are made out of have each grown in their own unique way, with obstacles and the environment creating unique shapes, lines and colours.

Live Classical Music by Master Pianist Dmytro Vynohradov

Dmytro will transport you through performing his best musical pieces on a August Forster piano. 


ikonhouse Event: Live Silver Craftsmanship with Georg Jensen

16 November 2017 at 7pm at ikonhouse

Adnan Hadzihasanovic, a Georg Jensen master Silversmith, will showcase his craftsman’s skills live at ikonhouse on Thursday 16 November 2017. During the event he will make a piece of Georg Jensen Magnolia cutlery with all its flowers and at the same time show the new Magnolia gold cutlery and corpus. 

ikonhouse exhibition: Peter Qvist: The Art-Of-Furniture

October 23 2016 : ( 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm )

Can one sit on a sculpture? 

ikonhouse Design Talk: Scandinavian Values from a Global Perspective By Timothy Jacob Jensen

May 03 2016 : ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )

Join us on Wednesday 23rd of March at 8.00 PM (RSVP to for a great opportunity to hear Architect James Law talk about his work and visions:

"Imagine we can design buildings that are flexible, smart, built in factories, or even fly? As a result make our urbanscape reach new levels of intelligence and sustainability. This is the fifth dimension in design that we aim to achieve in order to alleviate suffering and open new opportunities for everyone."

A Fifth Dimension of Design

March 23 2016 : ( 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm )

ikonhouse event: Craftsmanship in Danish Design

January 22 2016 : ( 10:00 am - 7:00 pm )

Part of ikonhouse’s opening at Alserkal Avenue celebrations, a pop-up presentation titled Craftsmanship in Danish Design will showcase the best of Denmark with the exceptional presence of some who actually make these designs: craftsmen and designers.

ikonhouse Design Teepee at Alserkal Avenue’s Galleries Night

November 16 2015 : ( 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm )

Please join ikonhouse’s first Design Teepee During Galleries Night in our new location in Alserkal Avenue.

Find yourself in our design camp with all that is authentic, classic and iconic. 

See you at the Teepee!

ikonhouse Design Talk: The Art of Crafting the City of Tomorrow by Architect Janus Rostock

November 04 2015 : ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )


Architect Janus Rostock, Regional Design Director of ATKINS, will be talking about The Dubai Opera House - the centrepiece of The Opera District in Downtown Dubai that is set to be the the new cultural platform of performing arts and entertainment in the Middle East. The Dubai Opera House is set to open in 2016.

ikonhouse Design Talk: Cybertecture - Innovating the Fabric of Mankind by Arch James Law

October 21 2015 : ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )


“In the 21st Century, buildings will be different from 20th Century”, says Arch. James Law Cybertecture International, “They are no longer about concrete, steel and glass, but also the new intangible materials of technology, multimedia, intelligence and interactivity. Only recognizing this will bring a new form of architecture to light, namely a Cybertecture.”

EXHIBITION: Workspace-Of-Tomorrow at Workspace @ Index, from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 May 2015 Dubai

May 18 2015 : ( 11:00 am - 7:00 pm )

The Workspace of Tomorrow will allow visitors to see a new arrangement for office spaces that make working more comfortable, collaborative and engaging. It promises environments which improve productivity, and encourage innovation. Our unique concept is to create spaces where technology, form and function come together to enable seamless experiences. We encourage designing with the end-user in mind, enhancing individual experiences heightening positivity, innovation and creativity. 

Our stand is located on ZX100, Za'abeel Hall 3 near the entrance.

ikonhouse Design Talk: Smart City Technologies at Dubai Expo2020

April 01 2015 : ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )

Mr. Philippe Blanchard will address technology and its evolution, showcasing how Dubai Expo2020 wants to maximize the information and communication technologies to offer seamless operations, ensure consistency and robustness of developments, and maximize the different stakeholders experiences.

ikonhouse Seminar: The Face of Home Automation

February 25 2015 : ( 8:30 am - 10:30 am )

Mr. Pierre Jeunesse will share insights on the creative process in designing state-of-the-art switches made with the renown uncompromised German craftsmanship by Berker.

Mr. Anders Larsen from ikonhouse will then show us the back-end system and demonstrate the equipment in use with the objective to help you design spaces with automation in mind from the start. 

SOUNDSCAPE or The Science Of Audible Sounds

February 25 2015 : ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )

At our upcoming ikonhouse Design Talk, Mr. Uffe Stendahl will talk to us about what sound is and how to manage it when creating productive workspaces or cosi homes. He will share with us techniques to design interiors with acoustics in mind. 

Many Abstracta acoustic solutions can be seen and experienced at our new ikonhouse office setup in Dubai.

BACK ART OPENING: Ronald Dupont - The Ultimate City

November 12 2014 : ( 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm )

The Ultimate City

Preview - November 12th 2014 from 7-9pm at ikonhouse.

Ronald Dupont is master of the urban landscape. With unique style he captures the very essence of the sprawling metropolis that makes up the backdrop of modern life in the city.

‘The Ultimate City’ is a snap shot of Dubai in 2014. Portraits of a city in the making. These canvasses document the building of an iconic city and the peoplebehind it, the myriad of nationalities that go into making present day Dubai.These arresting works on first appearance have a photographic quality, at a second glance one is aware that these are oil paintings created with extraordinary skill. The artist uses acutely selected detail to capture the moment. The combination of traditional painting,contemporary style and subject matter is Ronald Dupont's signature at which he excels.Ronald Dupont was born in 1961 in Belgium where he still lives and works today.His work features in numerous private, public and corporate collections.He has exhibited worldwide for the last 20 years. including Galerie Artima, Gallery Roy Sfeir (Paris), Stephanie Hoppen (London), Absolute Art Gallery, Contrast Gallery (Belgium) Leonhards Gallery (Antwerp),Waltman Ortega Gallery, Miami (USA) Art New York, Art Fair Palm Springs, and Simma Gallery (Beirut).This is his first solo exhibition in Dubai.

ELSEWHERE - A collection of photographs by Magali Couffon de Trevros

September 17 2014 : ( 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm )

Opening on 17.09.2014 from 7.00pm - 9.00pm

There will be an informal artist presentation at approximately 8.00pm. 

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The exhibition will run until 29.10.2014

A native of Brittany,France and its wild coasts, Magali Couffon de Trevros grew up on boats and oceans thanks to an adventurous and passionate sailor father. Since then she has lived in Africa and Europe, and has always been passionate about photographing people, cultures, fashion and nature. For the last 20 years she has been living in India and with this collection of new work Coasts,Elsewhere she has returned to her childhood roots exploring the coasts, seas and fishermen of India.

DESIGN TALK: BMW - Be Individual, The combination of aspirations and perfection

May 07 2014 : ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )

Join us for behind-the-scenes stories from the designer responsible for the integration of the Bang & Olufsen sound system into BMW car interiors

DESIGN TALK: Poul Henningsen - Good light for a good life

April 30 2014 : ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )

Poul Henningsen is famous for creating lamps where the shades is used to avoid glare but at the same time contributed to optimise the amount of functional light in a room and according to PH this could be achieved by working with different type of materials.

Come and hear the fascinating stories told by Ulla Riemer about Poul Henningsen's lighting principles, his life, work and designs.

DESIGN TALK: Montana Shelving Systems - A world of creativity and endless possibilities

April 14 2014 : ( 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm )

Come and hear Joakim Lassen tell the fascinating story about a classic design icon renowned for its simplicity and functionality which still today is relevant, innovative, creative and versatile. 

The Montana range also includes design classics from well-known Danish designer Verner Panton who's legacy and partnership with Montana clearly shows in what they do today, for instance the wire-cube shelving system.


March 11 2014 : ( 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm )


Stephen Rew is a British artist based in London. In 2008 Stephen completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Illustration. During this period he spent time stalking and studying wildlife in the remote regions of India and Africa’s Kwa-Zulu Natal. His long-term objectives to combine artistic practices with a love and respect for wildlife began to emerge.

DESIGN TALK: Celebrating a Design Legend

March 05 2014 : ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the renowned Danish furniture designer Hans J. Wegner’s birth. To celebrate the occasion Wegner will be the subject for a forthcoming Design Talk at ikonhouse.

DESIGN TALK: The Art of Crafting Sound Systems

November 27 2013 : ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )

Come and hear Concept Developer of Acoustics from Bang & Olufsen
Kresten Bjørn Krab-Bjerre talk about the design legacy of Bang & Olufsen and how this translates into the latest products. A talk about craftsmanship and being true to materials. The importance of reproducing sound as the artist intended and finally about speakers with a presence.


EXHIBITION: Downtown Design

October 29 2013 : ( 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm )


Classics of Danish Design, The Egg chair from Fritz Hansen and the Wishbone chair from Carl Hansen, will be assembled by artisanal craftsmen during a live installation in Downtown Design. With the purpose of educating visitors about the intricate process involved in material selection and the detailed work that takes place in the factories in Denmark, Downtown Design and Ikonhouse have set up 'Craftsmanship at The Workshop' – a live installation for craftsmen to work.

EXHIBITION: Craftsmanship by ikonhouse at Downtown Design

October 29 2013 : ( 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm )

Original and properly crafted design icons

DESIGN TALK: Architecture & Technology of Tomorrow

September 25 2013 : ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )

The series of monthly Design Talks at ikonhouse continues. Christopher Sorensen, Strategic Innovation and Technology at Masdar City is guest speaker at ikonhouse on Wednesday 25th of September.

DESIGN TALK: BeoSound 5 - From Brief to Final Product

June 02 2013 : ( 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm )

An evening with Bang & Olufsen designer Oliver Wallington

Oliver Wallington former Concept Developer at Bang & Olufsen and now developer of interactive toys for LEGO is guest speaker at ikonhouse on Sunday 2nd of June At ikonhouse we have a passion for craftsmanship. We celebrate the finest materials whether it be furniture, lighting, audio visual or home automation technology.

DESIGN TALK: Poul Kjærholm - The master of Detail

April 30 2013 : ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )

ikonhouse is hosting an evening dedicated to one of the world’s most outstanding designers, a man who truly mastered the details and whose design is synonymous with discretion and elegance.