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Cyril Zammit

Design Advisor & Consultant | Cyril Zammit Design Consultancy

Paris born and Dubai-based, Cyril Zammit is an independent design advisor and strategic consultant. He created Dubai Design Days in 2012, the first fair entirely dedicated to collectible and limited edition design in Menasa, before launching the first two editions of Dubai Design Week in 2015. Since March 2022, Cyril is a strategic consultant for the Uzbekistan Art & Culture Foundation. In December 2022, he started a role of invited instructor for the Ithra Academy in Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

Since February 2017, Cyril Zammit has established himself as independent design advisor and consultant with mandates at Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (2017-2020), the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2020-2022).

Cyril has built a strong network and relationship with various international events, such as Montreux Jazz Festival, Design Miami, Art Basel, Design Miami – Basel; having worked in sponsorships management for more than two decades.

Cyril is the Resident Design Expert at Esquire Middle East with his monthly column. He also publishes regular articles on design and architecture for various magazines and his own blog:

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