Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Dubai

12 Dec , 2019  

The new luxury Madarin Oriental resort features 12 overwater villas and a series of infinity pools that flow to Jumeirah Beach. The unique concept of water is intrinsic to the hotel’s design, which was conceptualised by Kuala Lumpur-based design firm DesignWilkes. 

ARTICLE: In Review

In Review: Humanscale’s Smart Ocean Chair

11 Dec , 2019   Video

We flew to Kuwait City to test out Humanscale’s Smart Ocean chair. Frazer Butcher, Managing Director of Humanscale MENA, led the presentation, and joining us for this review were designers Ben Backhouse from Pace and Lydia Ibrahim from SSH. Here is what we learned… 


The Votes Are In! Surge’s Sacred Geometry Winners 2019

11 Dec , 2019   Video

After an intense competition that led to much deliberation by the judges, the winners were finally announced at Surge’s Design, Dine, Make a Difference Gala 2019.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Hillhouse Brasserie, Dubai

11 Dec , 2019  

Hillhouse Brasserie is a chic casual all day eatery and community hangout. Designed by Wilson Associates, the space is elegant yet unpretentious,and blends fluidity with the clubhouse entrance. 

PROJECT: Corporate

Liechtensteinische Landesbank, Dubai

10 Dec , 2019  

Designed and built by Swiss Bureau Interior Design and Build, LLB is a socially and environmentally conscious establishment. Located in the Burj Daman Tower in DIFC, the office was designed to bring a positive, warm, and inviting atmosphere to the clients and stakeholders. 


Canal Cove Villa, Dubai

8 Dec , 2019  

With a combination of modern designs, complemented with traditional elements, My Pick One developed the interiors for Canal Cove Villa.

PROJECT: Education

American University in Cairo, Tahrir Cafeteria, Egypt

5 Dec , 2019  

Characterized by a contemporary design which harmoniously contrasts with the ancient stone walls, much of the architectural harmony of the campus, comes from geometry, materials and landscaping.


Just One: The Socially Conscious Pop-up Bar

4 Dec , 2019   Video

Wilson Associates brings the D3 community together in their collaborative effort at Downtown Design.


National Day Special: Our Top 10 Favs from The UAE

4 Dec , 2019  

As UAE completes its 48th National Day, we take a moment to marvel at the unique designs the place has to offer. Here are the top 10 projects from the country that deserves to be in the spotlight on this special occasion…

PROJECT: Restaurant

Kinara, JA Lake View Hotel, Dubai

4 Dec , 2019  

Kinara by Vikas Khanna, located at JA Lake View Hotel features stunning design with a deep red colour palete.

PROJECT: Showroom

Ons Incek Residences Showroom & Sales Office, Turkey

28 Nov , 2019  

Ons Incek is a luxury residential project consisting 3 colorful towers containing 992 residences. Signaling the entrance of the residential complex, the multi-leveled showroom displaying the mock-up apartments, is designed with its contours sitting parallel to the inclined topography. 

PROJECT: Restaurant

Coya Restaurant, Abu Dhabi

27 Nov , 2019  

The brief from the client was to extend the flagship Coya venue to the Abu Dhabi location without losing any of the originality and creativity from the original flagship venue in Dubai.


Surge: Sacred Geometry Bidding Starts Today!

26 Nov , 2019  

It’s that time of the year, right between Thanksgiving and Christmas, when the design community comes together to rally forth for a sustainable future. Surge’s Design Dine Make a Difference Gala is 10 days away, and here are the entries by our contestants. Place your bids now!

PROJECT: Corporate

Provis and Khidmah Headquarters, Abu Dhabi

26 Nov , 2019  

The subsidiaries Provis and Khidmah, of Abu Dhabi real estate developer Aldar recently opened their sustainable office in collaboration with M+N Architects and fit out firm Design Infinity.


Downtown Design 2019: A Walk to Remember

25 Nov , 2019  

Dubai Design District came alive. The familiar white tent was abuzz with design enthusiasts from all walks of life. So naturally we were upfront and center stage, in the thick of it. Come discover our explorations at Downtown Design 2019!

PROJECT: Residential

One Palm by Omniyat Unit 504 Show Apartment

24 Nov , 2019  

Designed by Elicyon with fit out works by BW Interiors, this luxury apartment at One Palm by Omniyat, has simple yet elegant interiors, complimented with shades of beige and touches of teal.


Downtown Design 2019

24 Nov , 2019  

We Are Here At Downtown Design!
Watch this space to catch all the event happenings!

PROJECT: Showroom

Daniel Wellington Flagship Store, Dubai

21 Nov , 2019  

The in-house design team at Daniel Wellington collaborated with Blueprint Emirates Interiors contracting to open their first flagship store in the Gulf region.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Duck Hook, Dubai Hills Golf Club

20 Nov , 2019  

The brief was to design a characterful, family-friendly pub-style venue themed on country pursuits; The Duck Hook meant to offer classically indulgent “pub grub meets modern European fare”.

ARTICLE: In Review

In Review: Cosentino’s Dekton Stonika

19 Nov , 2019   Video

Jenni Wellings from LW Design and Boutros Boutros from Brand Creative explore Cosentino’s latest Dekton Stonika collection, a versatile and beautiful surface product. Here is what we learnt…


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