PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management
The first-of-its-kind in the Middle East, IMAX Sapphire by VOX Cinema is an immersive viewing experience with spacious VIP seats. Fitted out by ATS, the cinema interiors appear dipped in a blue hue, through lighting and leather seats in the same colour palette.
Inspired by seasons and earthly elements, Creneau International designed and built the Tero restaurant in Brussels. The four seasons are entwined around a central column that houses a wine cellar, and as guests walk past the structure of slats, the imagery on them changes to reflect the various seasons.
ARTICLE: In Review
David Lessard and Valentina Cereda joined us for an interesting afternoon at the Orangebox Smartworking Showroom in d3. The star of the gathering was Orangebox’s very light, nimble and intuitive task chair, Eva, and by the end of our review session, both designers became fans of this sleek, sustainable package.
PROJECT: Retail Store/Shop
Schwitzke & Partner re-designed the Flagship outlet of Virgin Megastore at The Dubai Mall in collaboration with Fine Edge Decor. The store design emphasizes the diversity of products as each department is characterized with individual materials and architectural elements.
After a tough bidding war on lovethatdesgin.com, and much deliberation by the judges, the numbers were finally announced at Surge’s Design, Dine, Make a Difference Gala last night.
The FutureHAUS Dubai is a housing research prototype developed for the Solar Decathlon Middle East Competition hosted by DEWA. The innovative home won first place overall in DEWA’s solar Decathlon Middle East Competition including first place in the subcontest for Best Architecture.
ARTICLE: In Conversation With
Designer duo Markus Jehs and Jürgen Laub have been sought after by world-renowned brands, from Mercedes-Benz to Fritz-Hansen. We caught up with them in Cologne at Orgatec 2018 to chat about their initial years, design styles, influences and inspirations.
Located in a luxury, residential estate in Cape Town’s Constantia Valley, this home exudes sophistication with a minimalist approach. The initial architecture, conceptualised by Vivid Architects, was refined and developed by SAOTA Architecture and Design along with interior design studio ARRCC.