Kaprel Now On Love That Design

17 Jan , 2019  

We are proud to welcome on board, our very first UAE-based company, Kaprel, that offers truly global standards in partition systems to the region and beyond.

PROJECT: Barber Shop

The Refinery, Nairobi

16 Jan , 2019  

Conceptualized by Studio EM and designed by Stonehenge, the concept was to create a retro barbershop that offered all the pampering elements in a cozy atmosphere.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Two at Symphony, Dubai Mall

16 Jan , 2019  

Two at Symphony is the F&B extension of luxury fashion boutique, Symphony, created by two Emirati sisters, transitioning spatially from a boutique store to a casual yet contemporary cafe.

ARTICLE: In Review

In Review… Wilkhahn’s AT chair

15 Jan , 2019  

Designers Hilda Impey and Shawna Mcfee spent an afternoon with us at the Wilkhahn showroom, exploring and understanding the workings of AT, their latest task chair. And we were lucky enough to have AT designer Aiko Telgen on Skype, who took us through the chair’s inspirational, developmental journey.

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PROJECT: Technology

Holcom Headquarter, Beirut

15 Jan , 2019  

The Holcom Headquarters project brings together two brands belonging to the Lombardini22 Group: L22, in charge of the architectural design and art direction, and DEGW, a leader in the workplace sector with consultancy and design services.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Pierre’s Bistro & Bar, Dubai Festival City, Dubai

13 Jan , 2019  

When Kristina Zanic Consultants were briefed with the design concept for Pierre’s Bar and Bistro, it was to create a dining experience that would be casual yet classy, with hints of of tropical features.

PROJECT: Residential

Kemer Country, Istanbul

10 Jan , 2019  

Designed by Escape from Sofa, the interiors of this home in Istanbul are nothing short of stunning with great attention given to detail.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Hardee’s, Dubai Mall, Fashion Avenue

9 Jan , 2019  

H2R Design was tasked to create the interiors of Hardee’s restaurant in The Dubai Mall’s new Fashion Avenue extension. The goal was to create an elevated, modern and versatile setting that would attract a wide demographic of diners.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

DBS Bank, DIFC, Dubai

8 Jan , 2019  

The first Singapore based bank to open its offices in DIFC, DBS Bank was designed by KPS with the fitout also spearheaded by KPS.

ARTICLE: In Conversation With

In Conversation With…. Keiji Takeuchi

6 Jan , 2019  

Keiji Takeuchi is a designer who derives his inspiration from purpose. We had the chance to talk to this unique global design talent at the Herman Miller offices in Dubai, where he walked us through his thought process, and how simplicity defines his style.

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PROJECT: Restaurant

GIA Ristorante, Dubai Mall, Fashion Avenue

6 Jan , 2019  

Designed by Hecker Guthrie, this Italian restaurant located at the new Fashion Avenue at Dubai Mall, flows effortlessly from a welcoming interior into a stunning alfresco terrace with unparalleled views of the Dubai Fountain.


Steigenberger Hotel, Business Bay, Dubai

3 Jan , 2019  

In the heart of Dubai’s Business Bay district, close to the Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall, the newly opened, five star Steigenberger Hotel is the first of its brand to launch in the GCC.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Ginger Sushi Bar, Radisson Blu Hotel Bucharest

2 Jan , 2019  

Designed by Creneau International, the Ginger Sushi Bar at Radisson Blu Hotel in Bucharest is a contemporary ‘glasshouse’ of sorts, that exudes a sleek yet cosy interior appeal, making it a super unique place to dine under the stars.

ARTICLE: Biophilic Hub

Healing via Design

1 Jan , 2019  

We look into the effects of biophilic design practices in the healthcare sector and marvel at the power of nature to heal…

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Looking Back – Our Top 10 stories from 2018

1 Jan , 2019  

As we slide into the New Year, we take a step back to identify the stories that got the most eyeballs, likes and shares, and generally spiked our website traffic. Here are our Top 10 articles of 2018…


Double Bay, Sydney, Australia

30 Dec , 2018  

Situated in Double Bay, along Sydney’s natural harbour, this two storey home was designed by SAOTA Architecture and Design in collaboration with TKD Architects, with interior design studio ARRCC.  

PROJECT: Hospitality

Burger Boutique, Sharjah

27 Dec , 2018  

Designed by MMAC Design Associates, and located in the sleek and stylish Zero 6 Mall in Sharjah, the interiors of Burger Boutique reflect the restaurant’s support towards a healthier lifestyle.

PROJECT: Corporate

Corporate Headquarters, Emirates Towers, Dubai

26 Dec , 2018  

Designed by Loci Architecture + Design and contracted to Gemaco Interiors, this corporate head office spans an entire floor in the Emirates Towers, and involved a complete interior design and fitout of the space.


As we close yet another year…

25 Dec , 2018  

As Love That Design completes its second year, we take a moment to reflect on our achievements, struggles, highs and lows. And vote our favourite projects! (One for each month of 2018).

PROJECT: Restaurant

Loca Restaurant & Bar, Abu Dhabi

23 Dec , 2018  

Their tagline, ‘Are you Loca?’ begs the question, Wouldn’t you be ‘loca’ to not like these interiors?


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