MainGUILTY and Carlos Mello Celebrate Success at INDEX Dubai 2024

MainGUILTY and Carlos Mello Celebrate Success at INDEX Dubai 2024

MainGUILTY, in collaboration with its creative director and artist Carlos Mello, proudly announces the successful participation in the latest edition of INDEX Dubai, held from June 4th to 6th, 2024. The event marked a significant milestone for both MainGUILTY and Carlos Mello, showcasing their unique artistic pieces to an international audience.

On the first day of the fair, Carlos Mello had the honor of being a guest speaker at the design talk, discussing "Designing for Impact: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Through Responsible Design." The conversation was subtly and masterfully moderated by Esra Lemmens. Carlos Mello extends his special thanks to his fellow panelists:

- Dr. Albert Fakhoury Ph.D. - CIAAD
- Will Plowman – Foster + Partners
- Ely N. Skaff – Sunset Hospitality
- Richard Wilson - Colab

Another notable highlight was the visit of the Ambassador of Portugal, Joaquim Moreira de Lemos, to our stand, where he expressed his support and admiration for the creations of MainGUILTY and Carlos Mello.

During the exhibition, there was a special collaboration with the Russian artist Sergey Markofken, based in Dubai. Sergey performed a live intervention on Carlos Mello's UnderPressure collection, adding a dynamic and interactive element to the exhibition.

The MainGUILTY x Carlos Mello stand attracted a diverse and enthusiastic crowd, receiving extremely positive feedback from visitors, industry professionals, and media representatives. The stand featured a carefully curated selection of bespoke artistic pieces that highlight the innovative spirit and craftsmanship of the MainGUILTY brand.

Key Highlights from INDEX Dubai 2024:

- Increased Visibility and Engagement: The stand experienced a substantial increase in visitor engagement, with numerous inquiries and interests from designers, architects, and art enthusiasts from around the world.

- Professional Networking: The event provided a platform for MainGUILTY and Carlos Mello to establish valuable connections with industry leaders, potential partners, and clients, paving the way for future collaborations.

- Innovation on Display: The showcased pieces, known for their unique blend of art and functionality, demonstrated the commitment to innovation and quality for which MainGUILTY and Carlos Mello are recognized.
"We are excited about the response we received at INDEX Dubai 2024," said Carlos Mello, MainGUILTY. "MainGUILTY carries the roots of a Portuguese family of artists and transports them to the world."
MainGUILTY and Carlos Mello look forward to the next exhibition and are pleased to announce their participation in INDEX Arabia in Saudi Arabia in September. This will be another opportunity to showcase their latest creations and connect with industry professionals from around the world.

For more information about MainGUILTY and Carlos Mello, and to explore their latest collections, visit
About MainGUILTY: MainGUILTY is a Portuguese brand specialized in creating unique and customizable art pieces that combine contemporary design with traditional craftsmanship. Each piece is meticulously crafted to meet the highest standards of quality and innovation.
About Carlos Mello: Carlos Mello is an artist known for his distinctive approach to art, combining various materials and techniques to create visually stunning and thought-provoking works. His collaboration with MainGUILTY has brought a new dimension to both his creations and those of the brand.
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