Make Works UAE

Make Works UAE is a Tashkeel initiative supported by Dubai Culture.

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority enables and develops the cultural and creative sectors in the Emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. It is committed to enriching the cultural scene of the emirate, which is firmly rooted in the heritage of the United Arab Emirates. It is working on building bridges of constructive dialogue between various civilizations and cultures to enhance Dubai’s position as a global centre for art and culture, an incubator for creativity, and a thriving hub for talent.

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Tashkeel is a commercial consultancy with studio incubators for visual art & design rooted in the United Arab Emirates. Its services include advisory, sales, design and production services and special projects for a wide range of clients as well as; Training for the education, cultural, public and private sectors; Printing & Cutting services of laser-cutting, fine art/photography & risograph printing; and Retail, selling UAE-made art and design products instore and online as well as across a nationwide network of partners. Tashkeel’s incubator initiatives include the Tanween development programme for UAE-based designers; Critical Practice Programme for visual artists; Residencies for artists and
designers at Tashkeel or abroad; Exhibitions & Fairs; and Make Works UAE.

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Make Works UAE
Are you a Manufacturer, Fabricator or Supplier based in the UAE who would like to be a part of the Make Works community ? FAQ Link

Are you a Creative Professional based in the UAE who wants to outsource production (whole or part) of limited edition or single artworks / design pieces? View the listings online today and follow us to get tips and save the date for future training seminars.

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The team

Mansi Bavishi

Make Works Coordinator UAE 

Mansi Bavishi has been living and working in the UAE since 2016. An Indian jewellery
designer and artist, she possesses 15 years of experience in the luxury sector having worked
across several channels including TV, retail, wholesale and manufacturing. In 2019, she
founded Lippan Art Studio, specialising in cyanotype photographic prints and traditional
lippan folk art.  

As the first full-time coordinator of Make Works UAE, Mansi spearheads the
growth of the platform. In addition to assessing and onboarding manufacturers, fabricators
and suppliers, she also delivers a range of seminars, talks and tours to bring professionals
and practitioners together to facilitate learning and understanding of each other’s sectors
and ways of working.

Partners & Funders


Manufacturers in region: 66

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Tashkeel Makerspace

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Artist Fabrication
Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE

Drapes Interio

Drapes Interio is a bespoke furniture factory specializes manufacturing cust...

Furniture and Upholstery
Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE

Toil & Tinker

Toil & Tinker is a boutique print and design shop specialising in high qualit...

Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, UAE

The Jewel Teller

The Jewel Teller is a boutique jewellery atelier that encompasses the followi...