Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style goes to Dubai

17 October, 2016

The Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style exhibition will be open in Dubai from 14 November 2016 to 13 February 2017.

The Designing 007 exhibition will be part of an array of dazzling experiences in Dubai celebrating more than fifty years of the James Bond franchise.

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The exhibition is located at Burj Khalifa ANNEX, in the iconic Burj Khalifa tower, and will present the design and style of the James Bond franchise and the craft behind the sets, the music, gadgets, vehicles, technology and fashion over the course of five decades.

Ahmad Al Falasi, Executive Director – Group Operations, Emaar Properties: “An architectural masterpiece that has pushed the boundaries of technology, Burj Khalifa is an ideal fit to the sheer excitement and adrenaline rush that Bond movies assure its fans. Over a period of three months, visitors to Downtown Dubai will be assured of an exceptional experience as we celebrate, for the first time in the region, the creativity and craft behind the Bond franchise. To host this 50th anniversary celebration in Dubai, underlines the emergence of the city as a favourite destination for high-profile events.”

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Other Bond related events will be held across diverse assets of Emaar Properties (owner of the Burj Khalifa) including At The Top, Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest observation deck; Reel Cinemas and Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall and The Dubai Fountain - all in Downtown Dubai, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the James Bond franchise like never before.

There are three types of tickets you can order:

Designing 007 (exhibition only)
Celebrate 50 years of James Bond with the craft behind the sets, the music, gadgets, vehicles, technology and fashion in this unique exhibition.
From AED 125 (approx. $35 / £27)

At the Top SKY + Designing 007
Combine your At the Top SKY experience with a visit to the fascinating Designing 007 exhibition.
What's more, grab your complimentary invite to watch a James Bond movie at Reel Cinemas!
From AED 450 (approx. $122 / £100)

At the Top + Designing 007
Visit levels 125 and 124 of Burj Khalifa for breathtaking views of Dubai. Compliment your journey with a visit to the amazing Designing 007 exhibition.
From AED 210 (approx. $57 / £47)

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The exhibition includes an Aston Martin DB10, gadgets, sketches, photos, and exclusive SPECTRE costumes including James Bond's outfit worn during the opening sequence of "Day of the Dead" in Mexico City, the "Smart Blood machine" straight out of Q branch, Oberhauser's Morocco outfit and SPECTRE ring. Also on display, a white tuxedo from Roger Moore in Octopussy, and a Moonraker space suit, Scaramanga's Golden Gun in The Man with the Golden Gun, the steel teeth from Jaws in The Spy Who Loved Me, and Q gadgets like Bond's briefcase in From Russia with Love. Celebrating more than 50 years of the James Bond franchise, the exhibition focuses on Bond’s influence on art, music, lifestyle, automotive design, travel, technology and fashion over the course of the past five decades.

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Designing 007 has been formed with exclusive material from the archives of EON Productions on commission from the Barbican, London, by guest curator Bronwyn Cosgrove, Oscar-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming, and designer Ab Rogers.

The popular exhibition was first shown in London at the Barbican Centre in 2012, and then traveled to Toronto, Shanghai, Melbourne, Moscow, Rotterdam, Madrid, Mexico City and Paris and has been seen by more than 500,000 people.

Tickets are now available via the official Burj Khalifa website www.burjkhalifa.ae/en/jamesbond

The Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style exhibition is staged in Dubai by Colina Capital and Koutoulou Art+Events; it is brought to you by Visa in association with OSN.


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