18 Mar '11, 7pm
Something for the weekend: Monocle’s global pick of exhibitions to lose your Saturday in, new stores to browse on Sunday afternoon, and magazines to flick through during your lie-in. A gargantuan design showroom, Gallery Design, opened in Riyadh this week, the likes of which has never been seen before in the Middle East. The imposing 4,500 sq m structure in the residential district of Takhassusi stocks the likes of Moroso, Poltrona Frau, Minotti, bulthaup and Foscarini, aimed at a growing generation of young Saudis, keen to introduce contemporary design into their homes. Gallery Design, 580 Takhassusi Street, Riyadh. Open Saturday to Thursday, 11.00–23.00. gallerydesign.com.sa Now in its fifth year, Art Dubai has become a major fixture in the art calendar. It is easily the largest and most diverse contemporary art event in the Middle East, with 81 galleries travelling to t...