ARTICLE: Features, Opinion

Let there be light!

30 Jul , 2019  

Regina Santos from GAJ explores the importance of colour temperature when it comes to lighting and the effects it can have on us. 

ARTICLE: Opinion

Generative Design – No More Machine See, Machine Do

2 Jul , 2018  

We chat with Autodesk’s former Head of AI Strategy – Tatjana Dzambazova, on Generative Design, an exceptionally powerful and promising new design process that uses AI and Machine Learning to help humans design better, and faster.

ARTICLE: Features, Opinion

Is It Time to Reinvent Five Star?

10 Apr , 2018  

In the first delivery of a series of design conversations, Marcos Cain questions the validity of the Five Star hospitality rating system and explores its relevance, especially within a local context.

Lima, Dubai, by Michaelis Boyd Associates, Compass Project Management and A&T Group Interiors

ARTICLE: Features, Opinion

What’s Hot Right Now in Hospitality Design

13 Mar , 2018  

Zeitgeist, on trend, up to the minute, fashionable, hip, new. However you describe it, there are defining characteristics of any particular period and we wanted to know what’s happening currently in hospitality design.


ARTICLE: Features, Opinion

Bright Ideas: What Does the Lighting Industry Look Like Today?

20 Feb , 2018  

We asked prominent lighting industry leaders including Lasvit, OSRAM, No Grey Area (NGA) and GAJ for their take and insights on the progress of the industry.

Retail Design

ARTICLE: Features, Opinion

Using UX to Design a Better Retail Experience

14 Nov , 2017  

While there are several areas of focus in the retail design space, we’ve taken a closer look at the more common and relatable themes that parallel UX methodologies to retail design.

ARTICLE: Features, Opinion

Workplace Typologies

10 Oct , 2017  

Primo Orpilla, co-founder of Studio O+A, was present at Worktech Dubai 2017 to share his thoughts and ideas on the latest trends and technologies gaining traction in the West Coast region.

The Future of Workspaces

ARTICLE: Features, Opinion

The Future of Workspaces

19 Sep , 2017  

With Worktech Dubai 2017 just around the corner, we reach out to thought leaders and get their thoughts on what the future of workspaces will look like.

ARTICLE: Features, Opinion

Insta-worthy Interior Design

7 Aug , 2017  

There is a highly influential class of clientele in town – the Social Media Aficionados: Instagrammers, Snapchatters, Facebookers and ready for action.

Interior Design Misconceptions Feature Image

ARTICLE: Opinion

Five Misconceptions about Interior Design

17 May , 2017  

Clearing the air of some common misconceptions people have about interior design, and delivering the truth behind them, with inputs from seasoned designers.

ARTICLE: Opinion

How is Technology affecting Design?

6 Mar , 2017  

It’s an exciting time to be alive! Technology is fast changing the way we live and work. Let’s take a look at how its affecting the Design industry.


Blog - Current State of Design Industry - Design District UAE

ARTICLE: Opinion

Current State of the Design Industry in the UAE

17 Feb , 2017  

‘Diverse, emerging, exciting,’ are just a few words used to describe the current state of the design industry in the UAE – Laila, Dan & Mariam



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