PROJECT: Education

University of South Wales, Dubai

12 Feb , 2019  

The new campus of The University of South Wales was designed with the aim of creating a facility that would be both innovative and inspiring, so as to ignite creativity and encourage the students to challenge the boundaries of possibility.

PROJECT: Manufacturing

Fine Hygienic Holding, Dubai

6 Feb , 2019  

Designed by VS Design Studio, the Fine Hygienic Holding office refurbishment concept was based on the need to motivate employees through an innovation driven space, that addressed the well being of its people.

PROJECT: Education

Sheikh Nahyan Bin Moubarak Al Nahyan Centre, Lebanon

6 Feb , 2019  

Designed by Fouad Samara Architects with contracting work by RK Engineering, the Sheikh Nahyan Bin Moubarak Al Nahyan Centre for Arabic Studies & Intercultural Dialogue (CASID) is an addition to the University of Balamand.

PROJECT: Manufacturing

Aksa Acrylic Headquarters, Turkey

29 Jan , 2019  

Located in the business district of Yalova, Turkey, the Aksa Acrylic headquarters sport a unique, green certified building with interiors conceptualised and designed by Escape From Sofa, and contracting work by Akgirişim Contracting Consulting & Environmental Technologies Inc.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

DEWA Auditorium, Dubai

24 Jan , 2019  

Designed by IRD Design with fitout works executed by Ghantoot Group, the balcony levels of the auditorium were modified with beam clearances; where concrete structures were changed to steel structures to ensure sight lines were maintained.

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.


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.


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: Bank/Financial/Investments

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.

PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Expedia Group Office, Dubai

20 Dec , 2018  

Designed by Scott Brownrigg and developed by KPS, the interiors of the Expedia Group Office in Dubai are steeped in Arabian cultural references.

PROJECT: Real Estate

IMKAN Properties Head Office, Abu Dhabi

18 Dec , 2018  

Designed by ATS in collaboration with Bluehaus Group, the IMKAN headquarters in Abu Dhabi portray an urban industrial landscape, whilst simultaneously retaining existing elements in the same visual vein.


St. Tropez, France

16 Dec , 2018  

Overlooking the beach of Plage de Pampelonne, this residence is a modern interpretation of St Tropez living, and SAOTA collaborated with Libre Architecture Concept for the design and construction.

PROJECT: Retail Store/Shop

Virgin Megastore, Flagship Store, Dubai Mall

7 Dec , 2018  

Schwitzke & Partner re-designed the Flagship outlet of Virgin Megastore at The Dubai Mall in collaboration with Fine Edge Decor. The store design emphasizes the diversity of products as each department is characterized with individual materials and architectural elements.

PROJECT: Film/Media/Publishing

Publicis Media, Internet City, Dubai

4 Dec , 2018  

Designed by Allen Architecture Interiors Design (AAID), the Publicis Media offices have an open plan concept with a free flowing layout.


Hilton Tanger City Center Hotel, Morocco

2 Dec , 2018  

Located in the district of Malabata baie, Casablanca, this hotel offers beautiful panoramic views of the Mediterranean on one side, and the Acharf neighbourhood on the other, which is reminiscent of a traditional Moroccan village.

PROJECT: Technology

Nokia Corporate Office, Business Bay, Dubai

27 Nov , 2018  

KPS were appointed to design and build Nokia’s new offices in U-Bora Tower, Business Bay, in collaboration with Source8 project management. The design concept was inspired by the colours and culture of the Middle East.


Beachyhead, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

18 Nov , 2018  

Located in Plettenberg Bay, this double storey villa was designed by Cécile & Boyd, in collaboration with SAOTA Architects and Cape Island Construction.

PROJECT: Corporate

Cigna Offices, Dubai

6 Nov , 2018  

The interiors of Cigna’s offices in Dubai are styled with an open space plan fostering collaborative workspaces. Designed by KPS, the central area consists of glass partitions that create an interesting, free flowing layout, whilst simultaneously providing privacy.


Benguela Cove, Cape Town

4 Nov , 2018  

Situated southeast of Cape Town within the Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, and designed by ARRCC, the project mirrors its surrounding environment in spectacular fashion.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Capital Bank of Jordan, Amman

30 Oct , 2018  

The Capital Bank of Jordan is designed to communicate with its surroundings through the language of light and translucency. Al Wajih Contracting Company took charge of the fitout, while Paradigm Design House did the interiors. The design concept was based on a boutique bank with influences from nature.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Asia Asia, Pier 7, Dubai Marina

24 Oct , 2018  

Designed by Chris Barnes from Broadway Interiors, and fitted by Dutco Styles and Wood, this unique Asian dining venue offers a heady, exotic ambience, featuring a restaurant paired with a bar and lounge. Located on the sixth level of Pier 7, Asia Asia opens onto a moodily lit reception, and a corridor filled with traditional Chinese decor invites guests in via strategically placed authentic Asian artefacts.

PROJECT: Healthcare

King’s College Hospital London, Dubai

18 Oct , 2018  

Designed by Perkins+Will and executed by Faithful and Gould, King’s College Hospital is a 15,000 square foot project, where the interiors emulate a simple yet elegant style that invokes a sense of comfort and care.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Sean Connolly, Dubai Opera

10 Oct , 2018  

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.

PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

JetSmarter Offices, Emirates Towers, Dubai

9 Oct , 2018  

The JetSmarter offices located in Emirates Towers, Dubai, are a testament to the simplicity of minimalism and of the timeless concept, ‘less is more’.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Dewan Architects and Engineers Office, Dubai Design District

2 Oct , 2018  

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

VOX Cinemas, Sharjah

27 Sep , 2018  

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.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Morimotto – Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai

26 Sep , 2018  

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.

PROJECT: Apartment

Marina 23 Penthouse, Dubai

23 Sep , 2018  

Prepare to be amazed by this penthouse in Marina 23. Designed by Omar Ghafour and Peter Caruso of L.S. Design, the interiors pay homage to Belgian surrealist Rene Magritte, poetically erasing the barriers between reality and dreams.

PROJECT: Technology

GE Offices – Dubai Internet City

18 Sep , 2018  

GE’s offices in Dubai Internet City exude a somewhat futuristic vibe as you enter. The fitout was by ATS and the project management was undertaken by Turner & Townsend.

PROJECT: Film/Media/Publishing

Edelman Office Redesign, Dubai

11 Sep , 2018  

Pallavi Dean Interiors handed over its second major Middle East office for global communications firm Edelman. Located in the ONE JLT building, the concept was to create Cultural Villages – separate ‘cities within a city’.

PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

Serviced Offices – One Business Centre, Dubai

6 Sep , 2018  

Innov8 Interiors took on the task of the entire design and build of the Serviced Offices – One Business Centre, Dubai. Natural red brick combined with warm timber, concrete flooring and exposed ceilings compliment the design intent.

PROJECT: Packaging

Ispak Flexible Packaging Administrative Office, Izmit

28 Aug , 2018  

The vibrant headquarters of Ispak Flexible Packaging Administrative Office, Izmit, was undertaken by mimaristudio, The design focuses on employee comfort and embodies the innovative and colourful image of the firm.


Kloof Road House, Johannesburg

26 Aug , 2018  

Kloof Road House in Johannesburg is the latest addition to Nico van der Meulen Architects’ portfolio of work. Steel and glass are the prominent materials used in the house and have been uniquely integrated into the design.

PROJECT: Transportation

Hapag-Lloyd Head Office, Izmir

24 Jul , 2018  

Bright colours infused with natural wood finishes make up the interior architecture of this Hapag-Lloyd Head Office, Izmir, executed by EDDA Architecture.


Stradella, Los Angeles

4 Jul , 2018  

Stradella, Los Angeles is SAOTA’s first completed project in the city and a remodel of an existing 1970’s house on a beautiful promontory in Bel Air. The house captures the essence of Californian living with internal spaces that feel light, fresh and open.

PROJECT: Industrial/Oil & Gas/Energy/Chemicals

BASF Head Office, Turkey

12 Jun , 2018  

The BASF Head Office, Turkey is located in a business and finance district of Istanbul. This workspace, by mimaristudio, facilitates a work environment that promotes interaction, socialization and working together, regardless of employees rank.

PROJECT: Co-working

In5 Tech Centre, Dubai

7 Jun , 2018  

In5 Tech Centre, Dubai is an enabling platform for entrepreneurs and startups. Design Infinity successfully fitted out the huge space. The urban mood of the space reflects a young, dynamic, smart and practical interior.

PROJECT: Restaurant

BU! Trinity, Abu Dhabi

27 May , 2018  

BU! Trinity, Abu Dhabi brings a fresh and exciting new concept. Designed by Keane Brands, the client brief was to create a stimulating and exciting cocktail and upscale dining concept and the result was an urban interpretation of rich Latin-American hospitality.

PROJECT: Industrial/Oil & Gas/Energy/Chemicals

Oil & Gas Company, Dubai

13 May , 2018  

Bond Interiors recently completed and handed over a fully refurbished office to an Oil & Gas Company based at the Techno Park in Jebel Ali Free Zone. There was a consistent theme throughout to encourage a sense of inclusiveness and community of the company’s employees.

PROJECT: Construction/Engineering

HIRA Walraven, Dubai

3 Apr , 2018  

The new Hira Walraven office in Dubai by Swiss Bureau is inspired by their core business, their vast MEP line needs to carry the unique brands DNA through the design elements and materials.


Intercontinental Hotel Resort Spa & Gym, Fujairah

1 Apr , 2018  

Designed by Esadore Creative, the Intercontinental Hotel Resort Spa Fujairah has been conceptualised with openness, nature, timelessness and serenity in mind.

PROJECT: Real Estate

Eagle Hills HQ, Abu Dhabi

29 Mar , 2018  

Kinnersley Kent Design conceptualised a calm, adaptable and light working environment for Eagle Hills HQ that’s ideally suited to the varied working patterns of their staff.


NINE Degrees Spa, Ajman

25 Mar , 2018  

Designed by esadore Creative, the Nine Degrees Spa at Fairmont Ajman reflects a journey through several Middle Eastern countries and regions, absorbing cultures, traditional methods and healing remedies.

PROJECT: Co-working

UNBOX, Dubai

20 Mar , 2018  

Swiss Bureau Interior Design has recently designed and built an origami inspired creative incubator, UNBOX, located in Dubai’s newest hot spot in Bay Square. 

PROJECT: Residential

The Fairmont Penthouse, Cape Town

14 Mar , 2018  

Inhouse Design Studio recently completed a sophisticated treatment for the three-bedroomed, double-storey penthouse apartment of The Fairmont in Sea Point, Cape Town.

PROJECT: Fitness Center

Train Yard @ Hotel Jen, Beijing

4 Mar , 2018  

Stickman Tribe worked with various graffiti artists from Hong Kong to create unique and individual street art style illustrations throughout the Train Yard @ Hotel Jen.

PROJECT: Co-working

Prototype @ Hotel Jen, Beijing

28 Feb , 2018  

Stickman Tribe conceptualizes a new age business hub, designed to be laid back, yet efficient and creates a buzzing destination perfect for creatives and management alike. 


Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai

27 Feb , 2018  

Designed by WA International and executed by Bond Interiors, the Renaissance Downtown Hotel located in Business Bay reflects the majestic sand dunes of Dubai with tones of black and gold woven throughout the interiors.

PROJECT: Apparel/Beauty/Fashion

Coty Office, Dubai

21 Feb , 2018  

AAID were appointed to provide a Concept and Schematic design proposal for the new Coty offices as the Dubai World Trade Center in his new LEED commercial office development.

PROJECT: Residential

Residential Estate, Cape Town

25 Jan , 2018  

Inhouse Design Studio conceptualized the interiors of a series of two- and three-bedroom apartments situated in a new luxury development in Cape Town.

PROJECT: Manufacturing

General Electric, Nairobi

10 Jan , 2018  

First regional office for General Electric designed by Planning Interiors in May 2012, is still regarded as on the best offices in Kenya. 

Eight Inc. and Summertown Interiors

PROJECT: Co-working

D3 Business Center, Dubai

7 Jan , 2018  

The d3 Business Center is part of the co-working spaces developed by d3 that entrepreneurs and developing businesses can rent by the day, month or year.

PROJECT: Education

OliOli, Dubai

24 Dec , 2017  

Sneha Divias Atelier designed a purpose-built learning sanctuary for children providing an opportunity for creative, open-ended, unstructured and limitless play.

PROJECT: Real Estate

Property Finder Office, Dubai

21 Dec , 2017  

Swiss Bureau Interior Design’s conceptualization of the new headquarters of Property Finder Group was focused on building an inspiring creative environment.

PROJECT: Education

Dubai English Speaking College, Dubai

19 Dec , 2017  

Designed by Lulie Fisher Design Studio, DESC is the first of its kind in the Middle East and has the capacity to accommodate up to 500 six formers aged between 16 and 18.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

Room of The Emirates – United Nations, Geneva

13 Dec , 2017  

The name of the United Arab Emirates transforms itself into a rounded metallic architectural structure while still preserving the traditional and cultural values of Arabic calligraphy.

PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management

Tecom Auditorium, Dubai

6 Dec , 2017  

Swiss Bureau Interior Design has recently completed the design & build of the Auditorium building in Knowledge Village, Dubai.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

ACWA Power, Dubai

30 Nov , 2017  

Interiors-PCG and Summertown Interiors opted for a clean, streamlined design for ACWA Power’s office in Dubai.

PROJECT: Real Estate

Dubai Properties Head Office, Dubai

15 Oct , 2017  

Kahler Design have completed Dubai Properties Group’s new dynamic Head Office in Vision Tower, Business Bay, Dubai.

Eight Inc & Summertown Interiors

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

d3 HQ Office, Dubai

4 Oct , 2017  

Summertown Interiors delivered a unique interior solution in the Dubai Design District (d3) with the completion of the d3 headquarters office.

PROJECT: Technology

Huawei, Dubai

3 Oct , 2017  

This Aedas Interiors designed twenty-five thousand square foot office fit-out project was executed by GEMACO Interiors.

PROJECT: Industrial/Oil & Gas/Energy/Chemicals

BP Dubai HQ

17 Sep , 2017  

Perkins+Will were appointed in March 2013 by BP plc to design their flagship head quarters in Dubai.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Daman Health Insurance, Abu Dhabi

5 Sep , 2017  

As one of the largest health insurance brokers in the region it was important for the design to emphasize the core values of what Daman Health Insurance promotes.

PROJECT: Showroom

The Wave – Al-Futtaim Motors, Abu Dhabi

10 Aug , 2017  

Operating 26 showrooms across the UAE, Al-Futtaim Motors is the exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, HINO and Toyota Material Handling equipment.

PROJECT: Technology

Virgin Mobile Office, Dubai

8 Aug , 2017  

Schwitzke & Partner’s team designed a 12,378 sq. ft. workplace for Virgin Mobile, recently launched in the Dubai Design District, UAE.

PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Pinsent Masons, Dubai

17 Jul , 2017  

Awarded ‘Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe’ in 2015 and ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in 2016, Pinsent Masons pride themselves on their drive to be different.

The Future of Workspaces

PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

LinkedIn, Dubai

12 Jul , 2017  

LinkedIn gave Perkins+Will exactly the kind of challenge designers dream of, and they soon realized that they would have to pull a rabbit from a hat to catch and hold their attention.

PROJECT: Food/Beverage

Coca Cola, Dubai

12 Jun , 2017  

The world’s largest beverage company recently moved into their new 15,000 sq ft office in Design District.

PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Etihad Travel Mall

24 Apr , 2017  

This project featured the design and fit out the Etihad sales office, particularly their retail and check-in facility on 2 floors of their existing Travel Mall building in Safa.


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Candylicious Refurbishment, Dubai Mall

29 Mar , 2017  

One of Studio EM’s design dreams came true when Alabbar Enterprises approached them to redo the interior design of the iconic Candylicious store


PROJECT: Hardware/Software Development

Symantec Offices, Dubai Internet City

10 Jan , 2017  

Symantec has occupied its existing office space for over 8 years in Dubai, and with the recent growth in the company, new premises were required to accommodate future staff growth. The project featured a new reception area, video conferencing facilities to ensure seamless communication on an international scale with other Symantec offices, closed offices and telephone rooms offering private working areas. In addition, a number of breakout areas and team meeting rooms to promote collaboration in the workspace, plus a large training facility to accommodate internal staff development.


PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

J. Safra Sarasin Offices, Dubai

31 Dec , 2016  

The design reflects a contemporary luxury feel that has been the desired image that Safra Sarasin would convey to their clients across the global offices, this style was coupled with a sense of serenity through the great green wall that welcomes client in the reception area. Client rooms are enclosed in a discreet private setting while the back office area is an open environment with large scale acoustic ceiling panels as the main feature.


PROJECT: Hospitality

Capital Club Dubai Refurbishment

1 Nov , 2016  

dwp was commissioned to redesign two F&B outlets, at the luxurious Capital Club, in Dubai. The aim was to create a pan-Asian restaurant, transforming the existing bistro space and snooker room into a very contemporary venue, and also revamp the existing Arabic dining room, Al Hamra.

PROJECT: Hospitality

ENGINE Health and Fitness, Dubai

19 Oct , 2016  

Engine, a metaphor for the human body’s ability to work as efficiently as a machine, was the name created to convey movement and dynamism for Dubai’s first stand alone Health & Fitness facility.
Built over 3 floors and housed in the clients own 30,000 sq. ft building on Beach Road, Jumeirah, the building had been originally built to facilitate a large sports retail outlet, the client being the biggest ME sports retailer representing some of the biggest brands such as Nike, Timberland & Colombo to name a few.


PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Clifford Chance Dubai

27 Sep , 2016  

Following the successful delivery of the Clifford Chance Abu Dhabi offices, Clifford Chance commissioned Bluehaus Group for design and design management of its Dubai offices in Dubai International Financial Centre as well as its Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

First Gulf Bank (FGB) – Treasury Department – Abu Dhabi

4 Sep , 2016  

FGB expand their offices, due to business growth in the region, and showcase their Treasury department.


PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Lloyd’s Bank – DIFC, UAE

4 Sep , 2016  

The design allows for a multi-tenant facility for managing agents, providing a Lloyd’s branded environment. The newly designed space allows managing agents to have their own individual branded identity within the overall Lloyds demise. The brief was to create a cutting edge
design using a bold contrast of colours, which define the unique identity of Lloyd’s.


PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

HSBC, Etihad Towers – Abu Dhabi

4 Sep , 2016  

The design process involved early site analysis and identification of places to dwell, points of interaction and movement for client areas, executives, trading and sales teams. Functionally the environment provides a working space, with discrete built in storage, supporting video conferencing meeting rooms and in house cafe/lounge areas to support both client facing areas and staff areas.


PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Booz & Co- Dubai

4 Sep , 2016  

Booz & Company, a renowned and prestigious global management consultancy, appointed AAID as a lead consultant to design their new Abu Dhabi headquarters in Sowwah Square.


PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

White & Case LLP – Dubai

4 Sep , 2016  

Key design elements include glass partitions, perpendicular glass acoustic walls and bespoke wall furniture. The use and design of the wall furniture dramatically increases the efficiency of the space, whilst providing further flexibility by allowing one additional partner or two lawyers to work in one room.


PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

GE Aviation, Time on Wing – DAFZA

4 Sep , 2016  

The design is based on the innovation of the services provided by General Electric and the customer experience of the simulation and studies of GE jet engines.



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