ARTICLE: Inside the Mind Of
At LTD, we are not just in awe when it comes to good design but curious about the minds behind it! In this article, we look through all our past ‘Inside the Mind of’ articles to bring you the best quotes from some of the splendid minds in the industry.
Tétris recently completed the fit-out for the National Basketball Association (NBA) offices located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The NBA brand can be seen in each choice of finish, with white and timber used throughout the space, while the brand’s bold colour palette is balanced with the iconic orange of the Spalding ball.
ASZ Architetti was commissioned to execute the Maison Assouline’s new flagship store in The Dubai Mall. Opting for a 1920s theme, the vintage design concept surrounds visitors with libraries, classic interiors, and antique pieces, including special limited editions and book collections based on art, design, jewellery, and fashion.
The revamped interior for Toro Toro restaurant in Dubai is all about providing visitors with a holistic experience using a variety of design elements. Redesigned by LW Design and completed in 5 months, the colour palette consists of vibrant teal and burnt orange, and stunning South-American prints, along with hand-woven panels on the dining chairs.
Pens down and creator’s hat on! Designers get cracking on their ideas as the submissions close for Surge’s Design, Dine and Make a Difference Competition. The 2019 edition of the event will explore stunning designs in line with the theme – Sacred Geometry.
ARTICLE: In Review
Another morning, this time at the Optima offices situated in the picturesque setting of the Marina Plaza, was spent dedicated to a review of Optima’s latest innovation, the Revolution 100 with Elite Aero Pocket Sliding Doors. Joining us for this review were Haneeta Chawla, Senior Interior Designer at Roar, and Stuart Allen, Founder and Managing Director of AAID. And if you thought there was not much to say about partitioning systems… think again!
Designed by Fiona Hardie, The Executive Centre (TEC) at One Central Dubai has been carefully planned and executed based on the demographic of its members in the region. The centre is unique in Dubai because it has both onshore and free zone areas, making it the first flexible workspace to have both these areas on the same floor.
The beachside Villa One in Mauritius, located inside the One&Only, Le Saint Geran, needless to say offers stunning views of the ocean. Designed by DSGN, the interior palette reflects cool tones to mimic the serene surroundings of the beautiful locale.
Cambridge Design + Build was tasked with City Makers’ headquarters, a subsidiary of the General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai. Located at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai, the space needed to reflect not only its locality, but also the UAE’s heritage and values.
PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management
Bishop Design were commissioned the Wavehouse, an entertainment hub in the Atlantis The Palm hotel, that catered specifically to families. The brief was to create a venue where a collection of spaces would seamlessly connect into each other, and offer a mix of dining and entertainment.