Dubai Design Week
Last week I was across the globe, representing Move38 and the MIT Media Lab at Dubai Design Week. Troxes were featured in the Global Grad Show and received constant praise throughout the week. "This is the most inspiring product I have seen all week" was exclaimed to repetition, and I blushed every single time. Students in the show laid dibs on display boxes so they could purchase them at the end of the show and bring them back to their home countries.
One aspect that always stands out at these events is how much Troxes is not simply an object. The toys and tools we play with shape the way we think, and Troxes provide a break from the norm, a resistance to the status quo, one that resonates with both the mind and the hands. Dubai, as a city, is evolving quickly, and I can see how these years are clearly formative ones for the