ARTICLE: In Review
We spent a morning at Interstuhl’s Middle East offices with Nadine Abedzadeh and Zoe Victoria Allen, getting up close and personal with the VINTAGEis5. This chair range is marked as Interstuhl’s most flexible, wide-ranging and customisable one, and Sales Manager, Oliver Nathmann, showed us that this, in fact, was true.
Situated at the ‘bow’ of the Dubai Opera building, Sean Connolly offers stunning views of the Burj Khalifa, and is a gastronome’s delight, offering a variety of luxury dining experiences, such as a raw bar, fire bar and brasserie. The interiors, created by Alexander &CO, reflect the owner’s love of seafood.
ARTICLE: Business of Design
Matthew Sexton and Laila Al-Yousuf left a mega design firm to create one of their own. SAY Studio is thriving with clients and peers that have also become their friends. In fact, they would probably tell you proudly that their personable style is what sets them apart from the milieu.
Known for its cinematic views and breathtaking landscapes, Barr Al Jissah is a secluded luxury paradise where mountains and water coexist harmoniously. This villa, designed by Sneha Divias Atelier, is nestled in these beautiful surround.
HBA has once again created a piece of interior art with their signature stamp of intricate grills and delicate patterns laid out to perfection. With, of course, the firm’s favourite colour palette of browns, golds and monotones. It is difficult to find fault with their design.
Another office in the Dubai Design District showcases interiors that aim to wow us. This is the Dewan Architects and Engineers offices in Building 5 at d3, and in keeping with its design trendy neighbours, the interiors here are equally unique.
PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management
Stepping inside the VOX Cinemas in Sharjah, you know you have entered luxury. Plenty of gold and chrome interior detailing shines over plush carpeting. The fitout for this project was undertaken by ATS, and the design by UK-based Unick Consulting.
WA international are the designers behind the magnificent interior of the Morimoto restaurant. Each angle, view and space is so poetically balanced. Khansaheb Interiors did a stellar job on the fitout, and Emirates Innovation Engineering Consultants handled the project management.
ARTICLE: In Review
We invited Emmy Taimour, Associate Design Director at DWP, and Adil Amin, Head of Interior Design at Bluehaus, to experience Haworth’s Fern chair.
This project required a re-design and remodel of the space inside the Philip Morris SA headquarters building, into meeting rooms suitable for video conferences and training activities. The design and drafting work by mimaristudio is awe-inspiring.