PROJECT: Restaurant

Ena Restaurant, Palm Jumeirah

20 Mar , 2019  

The Ena restaurant is a perfect setting to enjoy Greek, home-style cuisine, with stunning views of the Atlantis Hotel. Designers LXA collaborated with the restaurant’s founder, Lena Maniatis, to create an interior that is modern, contemporary and elegant.

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PROJECT: Hospital

Mediclinic Parkview Hospital, Dubai

17 Mar , 2019  

Designed by Stantec with fitout by ASI, the interiors of Mediclinic Parkview Hospital are luxurious, yet soothing and comfortable.

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PROJECT: Lifestyle

Vim and Vigor, Lebanon

14 Mar , 2019  

Designed by RG/Architects, Vim and Vigor is a neighborhood gym and health bar located in the heart of Beirut, along the Badaro District. The design concept was to create a space for people to hang out, work out and be part of a healthy neighborhood lifestyle by bringing the outside in, spatially and visually.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Fitzroy, The Pointe Palm, Dubai

13 Mar , 2019  

Fitzroy captures the best of British and Parisian design, bringing a unique fusion experience to the table. Located in The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, this European bistro is the destination for refined palettes complimented by breathtaking sea views.

PROJECT: Manufacturing

Smiths Detection Office, Dubai

12 Mar , 2019  

Designed and executed by Spacewell Interiors, Smiths Detection’s new head office in Dubai Airport Free Zone has a dedicated space to display their cutting edge technology and machinery, which was part of the design brief.

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PROJECT: Residential

Wall House, Kuwait

10 Mar , 2019  

Wall House by AGi architects is the physical expression of a family’s life – a large shell protecting everyone that inhabits it.

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PROJECT: Restaurant

Indya by Vineet, Dubai

7 Mar , 2019  

Indya by Vineet, a Michelin starred restaurant designed by LW Design with contracting work by Bond Interiors, offers a casual and fun dining experience with a strong focus on vibrant colours.

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Novo Cinemas, IMG World, Dubai

6 Mar , 2019  

Designed by Era Architects, with fitout works by Valika Interior Design, Novo Cinemas recently unveiled their state-of-the-art flagship location at IMG Worlds of Adventure in Dubai, an ultra-modern multiplex featuring a bold, ‘cosmic’ aesthetic.

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PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority Headquarters, Abu Dhabi

5 Mar , 2019  

Designed by Perkins+Will in collaboration with AECOM, and fitted out by ISG, the new ADAA Headquarters in Abu Dhabi City, exude elegance, with a sophisticated and timeless interior.

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PROJECT: Residential

Turkmen House, Turkey

3 Mar , 2019  

Situated in Istanbul, Turkmen House and its stylish, contemporary interiors reflect the lifestyle of its resident. Designed by Escape from Sofa, the project features a linear design that flows beautifully from one space to another.

PROJECT: Fitness Center

U Energy, Lebanon

28 Feb , 2019  

In the heart of Backyard Hazmieh, Lebanon, sits the superbly trendy RG/Architects designed U Energy boutique health club, an edgy, dynamic and motivational space for gym goers.

PROJECT: Hospitality

The Espresso Lab, Dubai Design District

27 Feb , 2019  

Think about a blank canvas that provides serenity and a sense of tranquility. This is what the interiors of The Espresso Lab, designed by Studio M, create for their visitors.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

Government Services Office, DIFC

26 Feb , 2019  

A very recent project that is making ‘waves’ (reference to its unique ceiling), is the Government Services Office in DIFC, designed by Opaal Interiors, with fitout by Bond Interiors.

PROJECT: Residential

Areia Residence, Kuwait

24 Feb , 2019  

Located in the Southern part of Kuwait, Areia House boasts interiors that pay homage to symmetry by using simple plane geometry to create a contemporary house that is complex and diverse.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Mitts & Trays, Bluewaters Island

20 Feb , 2019  

Located in Dubai’s latest, attractive destination, Bluewaters Island, Mitts & Trays restaurant sports subtle and clean interiors, punctuated with unique details that make them distinctive.

PROJECT: Corporate

Taws Printing, Dubai Design District

19 Feb , 2019  

Imagine a corporate office that’s innovative, stylish and ever so slightly industrial looking, as a nod to the machinery and mechanism behind its business. This is what Taws Printing offices reflect.

PROJECT: University/College

Ordu University Library, Turkey

17 Feb , 2019  

Located in Turkey, the Ordu university, designed by Escape From Sofa, is a dynamic space that flows freely to create a refreshing, peaceful atmosphere for people to study efficiently.

PROJECT: Residential

One Oak Residence, Lebanon

17 Feb , 2019  

Here is an interior akin to a carefully painted canvas. Designed by AskDeco, One Oak Residence in Beirut, a residential project, is an amalgamation of colours, cultures and textures.

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PROJECT: University/College

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: Hospitality

Qahwet Murjan, La Mer

6 Feb , 2019  

Designed by Blue Camel, Qahwet Murjan at La Mer, is the perfect place for reviving the artistic soul.

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: Villa

Cesme Vogue House, Turkey

6 Feb , 2019  

Designed by the Escape From Sofa team, this popular summer destination in Izmir, Turkey, is styled to resemble an upscale house. The interiors feature natural and plain textures that offer a sense of comfort with a touch of elegance, whilst maintaining the summer spirit.

PROJECT: Learning Centre

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: Hospitality

Mombo Camp, Okavango delta Botswana

6 Feb , 2019  

Located in the heart of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, Mombo Camp is the flagship property of the Wilderness Safaris. Designed by Artichoke Interiors, the area has incredible game concentrations, interactions and a unique approach to luxury hospitality. The guestroom in the camp, has views over flood plains and is shaded by huge indigenous trees.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası New Headquarters, Istanbul

5 Feb , 2019  

Located in the Ümraniye of Istanbul, this thirty-three storey headquarter building was designed by AS/OS Architecture and Design Management, with contracting work by Oğuz Bayazıt Architecture.

PROJECT: Residential

Pine Tree Residence, Miami

3 Feb , 2019  

Pine Tree Residence is conceived as a self-contained, multi-layered landscape of experiences, providing views of the India Creek Canal. Designed by SAOTA, the interiors are styled in a fluid living space, that can open up into the canal area, or remain contained when privacy is needed.

PROJECT: Education

Sheraa Entrepreneurship Hub, University of Sharjah

31 Jan , 2019  

Designed by Roar (Pallavi Dean Interiors), with fitout by Optimize LLC, the second installment of the Sheraa Entrepreneurship Hub once again bridges the gap between academia and the business world.

PROJECT: Hotel

Al Bait Hotel, Sharjah

29 Jan , 2019  

Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ) was tasked with the redevelopment of five historical buildings in Sharjah, with the aim of respecting the heritage area and surrounding structures, while maintaining the traditional, urban fabric of old Sharjah city.

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: Consulting/Business Services

TECOM, Dubai Knowledge Park Management Office

22 Jan , 2019  

When TECOM decided to renovate their Management offices in Dubai Knowledge Park, Swiss Bureau Interior Design were commissioned to design a contemporary office that was reflective of the future vision of the TECOM group.

PROJECT: Barber Shop

The Refinery, Nairobi

16 Jan , 2019  

The concept behind Refinery was to create a one of a kind, men’s grooming salon – a first for the region. Designed by Studio EM with the fitout executed by Stonehenge, the aim was to create a retro barbershop that offered all the pampering elements amidst a cosy albeit masculine space.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Two at Symphony, Dubai Mall

16 Jan , 2019  

Two at Symphony is the F&B extension of luxury fashion boutique, Symphony, created by two Emirati sisters, transitioning spatially from a boutique store to a casual yet contemporary cafe.

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.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Pierre’s Bistro & Bar, Dubai Festival City, Dubai

13 Jan , 2019  

When Kristina Zanic Consultants were briefed with the design concept for Pierre’s Bar and Bistro, it was to create a dining experience that would be casual yet classy, with hints of of tropical features.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Hardee’s, Dubai Mall, Fashion Avenue

9 Jan , 2019  

H2R Design was tasked to create the interiors of Hardee’s restaurant in The Dubai Mall’s new Fashion Avenue extension. The goal was to create an elevated, modern and versatile setting that would attract a wide demographic of diners.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

DBS Bank, DIFC, Dubai

8 Jan , 2019  

The first Singapore based bank to open its offices in DIFC, DBS Bank was designed by KPS with the fitout also spearheaded by KPS.

PROJECT: Restaurant

GIA Ristorante, Dubai Mall, Fashion Avenue

6 Jan , 2019  

Designed by Hecker Guthrie, this Italian restaurant located at the new Fashion Avenue at Dubai Mall, flows effortlessly from a welcoming interior into a stunning alfresco terrace with unparalleled views of the Dubai Fountain.

PROJECT: Hotel

Ginger Sushi Bar, Radisson Blu Hotel Bucharest

2 Jan , 2019  

Designed by Creneau International, the Ginger Sushi Bar at Radisson Blu Hotel in Bucharest is a contemporary ‘glasshouse’ of sorts, that exudes a sleek yet cosy interior appeal, making it a super unique place to dine under the stars.

PROJECT: Villa

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: Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

19 Dec , 2018  

Inspired by a travellers’ journey through the desert, Kristina Zanic Consultants chose to base the refurbishment design theme for this project around the Arabian culture, but with a touch of luxury.

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.

PROJECT: Villa

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: Entertainment/Event Management

VOX Cinema, City Centre Mirdiff

13 Dec , 2018  

The first-of-its-kind in the Middle East, IMAX Sapphire by VOX Cinema is an immersive viewing experience with spacious VIP seats. Fitted out by ATS, the cinema interiors appear dipped in a blue hue, through lighting and leather seats in the same colour palette.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Tero, Brussels

12 Dec , 2018  

Inspired by seasons and earthly elements, Creneau International designed and built the Tero restaurant in Brussels. The four seasons are entwined around a central column that houses a wine cellar, and as guests walk past the structure of slats, the imagery on them changes to reflect the various seasons.

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: Residential

FutureHAUS Dubai – Winner of the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018

5 Dec , 2018  

The FutureHAUS Dubai is a housing research prototype developed for the Solar Decathlon Middle East Competition hosted by DEWA. The innovative home won first place overall in DEWA’s solar Decathlon Middle East Competition including first place in the subcontest for Best Architecture.

PROJECT: Restaurant

24TH St. Asian Street Food, Dusit Thani, Dubai

5 Dec , 2018  

Designed by Creneau International in collaboration with Bond Interiors, 24TH St. is an Asian eatery inspired by traditional Korean, Chinese, Japanese and Indian street food culture.

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.

PROJECT: Hotel

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: Lifestyle

The Nail Spa, Motor City

29 Nov , 2018  

Designed by Bishop Designs in collaboration with Compass Project Management and GDM Interiors, the common elements in all locations and interiors are brand colours, ambience and subtle 3D wall panelling.

PROJECT: Lounge

Morgans’ Gastropub, Al Bandar Rotana Hotel

28 Nov , 2018  

Sleek, stylish and happening are perfect adjectives describing Morgan’s Gastropub located in the lower level of the Al Bandar Rotana. Morgan’s also happens to be the only gastropub situated alongside the Dubai Creek.

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.

PROJECT: Villa

White House, Cape Town, South Africa

25 Nov , 2018  

Located in a luxury, residential estate in Cape Town’s Constantia Valley, this home exudes sophistication with a minimalist approach. The initial architecture, conceptualised by Vivid Architects, was refined and developed by SAOTA Architecture and Design along with interior design studio ARRCC.

PROJECT: Boutique

Mauzan Boutique, Al Ain

22 Nov , 2018  

Brand Creative, an international award-winning branding and design agency, designed Mauzan, in collaboration with Newline Interiors contracting.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Nikki Beach Spa & Resort, Pearl Jumeirah

21 Nov , 2018  

Inspired by the vision of Jack Penrod, founder and owner of Nikki Beach Worldwide, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai has been designed in collaboration with DSA Architects International with interiors by Beirut-based Gatserelia Design.

PROJECT: Corporate

EuroTech, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai

20 Nov , 2018  

Located on level seven in Al Mazaya Tower, one of the many high rises in the Jumeirah Lake Towers cluster, EuroTech’s new offices offer an innovative, techie yet urban space.

PROJECT: Villa

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: Coffee Shop/Delicatessen

Drop Coffee, Dubai

15 Nov , 2018  

Located in Jumeirah, this speciality coffee shop was designed by Omar Ghafour of L.S Design and the fitout was executed by Grand Signature.

PROJECT: Hotel

The Silo Hotel, Cape Town

14 Nov , 2018  

The Silo Hotel is located in the grain elevator portion of the historic grain silo complex, and occupies six floors above the Zeitz Museum Of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA).

PROJECT: Corporate

1 Discovery Place, South Africa

13 Nov , 2018  

The design concept of Discovery Place aimed at creating open spaces that were not only beautiful but also fostered cross functional connection and growth between staff.

PROJECT: Hotel

Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra Beach Resort, Ras Al Khaimah

26 Apr , 2018  

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach Resort is the second luxury resort for The Ritz-Carlton brand in Ras Al Khaimah. Inspired by Arabic architecture, the tented villas blend naturally in the landscape and offer spacious and modern interiors with a Mediterranean touch.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi

18 Jan , 2018  

Interior Motives came up with a fresh and contemporary design approach for the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr located right on the gateway to Abu Dhabi.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Trattoria Toscana, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

23 Nov , 2017  

Out with the old and in with the new! Situated at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Trattoria Toscana underwent a well deserved refurbishment.

PROJECT: Education

Cranleigh, Abu Dhabi

8 Nov , 2017  

GAJ developed the design of Cranleigh Abu Dhabi in close association with TDIC ensuring that the campus embodied the spirit of the existing school.

PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Dubai Airports Head Offices

14 Sep , 2017  

For the Dubai Airports project, Bluehaus Group’s brief was to double the number of people the space could occupy, whilst ensuring the space was exciting.

PROJECT: Apparel/Beauty/Fashion

Adidas Dubai Design District HQ

11 Sep , 2017  

Adidas engaged Perkins+Will to design their new offices as a community that embodies Adidas’ values, while also giving new life to brand identity, and providing new amenities for employees.

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PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

Office of the Future, Dubai

31 Aug , 2017  

The Office of the Future building is currently the home for the Dubai Future Foundation as well as an exhibition space and incubator.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Commercial Bank of Dubai Private Banking Offices, Dubai

29 Aug , 2017  

FACE A+D designed a truly inspiring space for the Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD).

PROJECT: Food/Beverage

RCL Foods Head Office, South Africa

27 Aug , 2017  

This design project engaged with a relocation of five individual office sites to form the RCL Foods head office.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Al Mahara, Dubai

24 Aug , 2017  

The Burj Al Arab is a 5-star luxury hotel in Dubai and is the third tallest hotel in the world.

PROJECT: Technology

Google Umbono Tech Incubator, Cape Town

22 Aug , 2017  

Haldane Martin was invited by Google to design and furnish the co-working areas for the Umbono Tech Incubator in Woodstock, Cape Town.

PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Jetex VIP Lounge, Dubai

20 Aug , 2017  

The Jetex lounge forms part of a VIP terminal on newly opened Al Maktoum Airport situated in Dubai World Central area in Dubai, UAE.

PROJECT: Clinic

Aster DM Healthcare, Dubai

17 Aug , 2017  

Aster DM Healthcare was insistent that the design concept should reflect a minimally invasive healthcare approach that promotes natural and affordable solutions for a woman’s healthcare needs.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

Smart Dubai Office, Dubai

15 Aug , 2017  

The Smart Dubai initiative is anchored in the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to make Dubai the happiest city on earth.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Siddharta Lounge, Dubai

13 Aug , 2017  

Siddharta Lounge, located in Grosvenor House, Dubai, gets a makeover by LW Design.

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: Clinic

Kaya Skin Clinic, Burjuman Centre, Dubai

6 Aug , 2017  

After 10 years in the region, Kaya Skin Clinic ventured out on a re-branding exercise to create a brand with a fresh and current perspective.

PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management

Orbi, Dubai

3 Aug , 2017  

Orbi is conceptualised to offer an amazing digital experience to its visitors and the entire space revolves around interactive technology.

PROJECT: Hospitality

DoubleTree by Hilton, Dubai

1 Aug , 2017  

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels are known for their approachable, comfortable style as designed by DWP, Khatib and Alami.

PROJECT: Food/Beverage

Brown-Forman, Dubai

26 Jul , 2017  

The American wine and spirit company Brown-Forman recently opened their new office in the upcoming district.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Zheng He’s, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Dubai

24 Jul , 2017  

Zheng He’s look includes sleek-styled furniture with low profiles and incorporates nature-inspired elements that create a serene space.

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.

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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: Advertising/Marketing

Edelman Middle East, Abu Dhabi

10 Jul , 2017  

The design is inspired by the idea of ‘cultural villages’ – the distinct little neighbourhoods that make up great cities, such as Soho in New York.

PROJECT: Retail

Albatar, Abu Dhabi

5 Jul , 2017  

Albatar’s key intention was to showcase their high quality leather goods within a fittingly elegant flagship store in Abu Dhabi and engage with the sophisticated male customer.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Clinton Street Baking Company, City Walk, Dubai

3 Jul , 2017  

“It’s Mayberry in Manhattan!”

New Yorks #1 breakfast spot has found a new home at Dubai’s City Walk area.

PaperFig, Sharjah

PROJECT: Hospitality

Paper Fig, Sharjah

28 Jun , 2017  

Inspired by the Paper Fig Shell, Dubai-based studio H2R Design has created warm & welcoming interiors for the restaurant in the heart of Sharjah.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Blacksmith Coffee, Abu Dhabi

26 Jun , 2017  

Blacksmith’s handcrafted coffee recently opened their first outlet in the region, with a café in the capital.

PROJECT: Education

Sheraa Entrepreneurship Centre, Sharjah

21 Jun , 2017  

The interpretation of this entrepreneurship hub at the American University of Sharjah has been rendered with a light hand to create a fresh, inviting buzz.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Kolaghassi, Dubai

19 Jun , 2017  

Kolaghassi Capital recently opened its new HQ in the Burj Daman tower in DIFC, a location that’s seeing more and more prestigious tenants move into its spaces.

PROJECT: Hospitality

The Sum of Us, Dubai

14 Jun , 2017  

A Tom & Serg sequel hitting Dubai with explosive energy and enthusiasm with a designated takeaway bar area, an in-house coffee roastery and bakery.

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: Law Firm/Legal Services

Bird & Bird, Dubai

8 Jun , 2017  

International law firm Bird & Bird, specialists in Intellectual Property Law, recently moved into a new space in Burj Daman Tower, DIFC.

PROJECT: Hospitality

The Artisan, DIFC, Dubai

31 May , 2017  

The Artisan Dubai is an Italian restaurant where the interiors achieve a balance between classic, tastefully elegant decor and confident, modern design.

Tom & Serg, Dubai

PROJECT: Hospitality

Tom & Serg, Dubai

29 May , 2017  

Located in the heart of Dubai’s industrial chic district, Tom and Serg represents a culinary meeting of minds bringing the spirit of Melbournes urban laneway culture to the residents of Dubai.

PROJECT: Retail

Fuzziwig’s, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai

22 May , 2017  

Fuzziwig’s is a retail candy store at The Beach, at the Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai that sells bulk candy in a themed environment.

Parkers, Dubai

PROJECT: Hospitality

Parker’s, The Dubai Mall

17 May , 2017  

Parker’s is an eclectic restaurant in The Dubai Mall designed by H2R revolving around the traditional and much-loved picnic dining experience.

Mirage Project Point, Dubai The Future of Workspaces

PROJECT: Construction/Engineering

Mirage Project Point, Dubai

15 May , 2017  

Mirage Project Point is a multi-functional and innovative co-working space by Italian manufacturers Mirage at D3, Dubai Design District. Mirage designs and produces porcelain stoneware floors and coverings for commercial, public and residential spaces.

Pots, Pans & Boards, The Beach, Dubai

PROJECT: Hospitality

Pots, Pans & Boards, The Beach, Dubai

10 May , 2017  

The brief for Pots, Pans & Boards was to design a family dining experience around the concept of relaxed sharing evident in its natural, open, rustic style.

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Poco Loco Restaurant, The Beach, Dubai

PROJECT: Hospitality

Poco Loco Restaurant, The Beach, Dubai

8 May , 2017  

Poco Loco is a modern open plan ‘Latin-Chic’ restaurant inspired from Aztec and Incan works of art housed in an impactful space at The Beach at JBR.

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PROJECT: Hospital

Valiant Clinic, City Walk, Dubai

4 May , 2017  

Dynamic wooden flooring and beautiful lighting features in the ceiling and floors make Valiant clinic seem less like a healthcare facility and more of a hotel!

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Butcher & Still, Four Seasons Abu Dhabi

1 May , 2017  

Capitalizing on Chicago’s reputation as the world’s steakhouse capital, Butcher & Still in the Four Seasons Abu Dhabi is an ode to Prohibition Era Chicago.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Naya Restaurant, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

26 Apr , 2017  

The Naya Restaurant is a striking example of a design and build project Al Shafar Interiors (ASI) executed for Jumeirah Group.

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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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PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Etihad Arrivals Lounge, Abu Dhabi International Airport

12 Apr , 2017  

The Etihad Arrivals lounge is a luxurious facility and is also the first Arrivals Lounge to be operated by Etihad Airways in the world.

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Catchy NYC, Restaurant, Interior Design, Dubai, Lighting, Sea Food

PROJECT: Hospitality

Catch NYC, Fairmont, Dubai

10 Apr , 2017  

Catch NYC, Dubai, is a new York based sea food restaurant with modern industrial interiors, designed by Creative Clinic, Dubai.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Leopold’s of London, French Village, Dubai Parks

5 Apr , 2017  

This restaurant is based in the French Village of the Dubai Parks, offering an external private terrace, full service kitchen, coffee roaster room, raised dining section, tea wall and tea bar and ice cream cart.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Mirage Club, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

3 Apr , 2017  

The Mirage Club is a karaoke nightclub at the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai with it’s design centred around luxurious & opulent modern elements.

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candylicious, candy store, interior design, dubai mall

PROJECT: Retail

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

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Mercure Hotel, Sohar, Oman

27 Mar , 2017  

The Mercure Hotel, Sohar, Oman was designed by MMAC Associates who created a twist in its straightforward architectural furnishing.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

The ACT Hotel, Sharjah

22 Mar , 2017  

Draw Link Group brought to life another intriguing themed hotel to the UAE which was named The ACT, and revolves around the concept of a theatre.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Four Seasons, Abu Dhabi

20 Mar , 2017  

The Four Seasons Abu Dhabi is emblematic of the timeless luxury that the brand is renowned for worldwide. HBA as the FF&E designers selected and designed bespoke furniture and lighting pieces to elevate the interior concept and the overall guest experience.

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PROJECT: Retail

Lotus Arts De Vivre, City Walk, Dubai

15 Mar , 2017  

The first Lotus Arts de Vivre store in this region opened in September 2016 in Dubai at City Walk 2. The luxurious store is a delightful “cabinet of curiosities” filled with beautiful and unusual works of art.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Kempinski Summerland Hotel and Resort, Beirut

13 Mar , 2017  

Hirsch Bedner Associates has designed the Kempinski Beirut, a new luxury 153-key hotel at the heart of the historic Lebanese capital.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Tom’s Kitchen Deli, Dubai Parks

8 Mar , 2017  

This British culinary restaurant emits vivid colours and design elements from its feature ceiling display, comprised of 1720 acrylic rods down to its bold herringbone flooring and bespoke wallpaper.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Morah, JW Mariott Marquis, Dubai

6 Mar , 2017  

The Morah project at JW Mariott Marquis is a high end bespoke Mediterranean concept restaurant on two levels.

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PROJECT: Education

Emirates International School, Dubai

27 Feb , 2017  

The interior concept for the Emirates International School Jumeirah (EIS–Jumeirah) draws from the richness of global education paired with the sense of a vibrant community and cultural highlights.

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PROJECT: Residential

Serenia Residences, Palm Jumeirah – Dubai

8 Feb , 2017  

Palma Holding, chose GAJ to redesign and develop the design of the G+9 luxurious Serenia Residences development.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Little Black Door

7 Feb , 2017  

The Little Black Door’s is an understated yet elegant New York style speakeasy bar in the Conrad Hotel, Dubai.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie, Vida Downtown Dubai

30 Jan , 2017  

Encased in a beautiful two-storey glass facade, La Serre consists of a traditional Parisian boulangerie on the ground floor and a bistro on the first floor.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Fauchon – Salhiya Complex – Kuwait

23 Jan , 2017  

The Fauchon brief called for an intelligent & visually dynamic design solution with an elevated enhanced design aesthetic for the “New Gourmet” restaurant.

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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.

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PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

Heidrick & Struggles Offices, Dubai

8 Jan , 2017  

Heidrick & Struggles appointed Gensler and Summertown Interiors for their interiors project at Liberty House in Dubai’s DIFC area.

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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.

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PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Etihad Airways Training Center Refurbishment – Abu Dhabi

28 Dec , 2016  

The refurbishment comprised of the modification and upgrade of training classrooms, administration offices, pilot briefing rooms, main reception, and bathroom areas. The Pilots Lounge was also transformed to improve the appearance and functionality of the space. To ensure continued smooth running of the facility and minimal disruption to the client, a separate contractor’s entrance was erected for the duration of the project.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Baker Botts, Emaar Square – Dubai

21 Dec , 2016  

For their recent expansion project, Baker Botts appointed Gensler, their global architectural partner, to design the new premises in line with their global guidelines. Refurbishment works were undertaken in the existing office, with expansion works covering approx. 800 sqm of additional workspace.

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Emirates NBD, Dubai Mall Branch

18 Dec , 2016  

Emirates NBD, Dubai Mall, is a standalone, unique Bank branch that represents a departure from current trends that are common place in retail banking spaces. The proposal was to create an industrial space that incorporates elements from the digital age, which can be seen in the large format digital screen in the ATM lobby. Materials such as steel beams, perforated steel sheets, glass, concrete, acoustic wood paneling, and rough stone flooring manage to create an open and transparent space within the limits of a 192 square meter site.

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PROJECT: Pharmacy

Bin Sina Pharmacy, Mall of the Emirates – Dubai

15 Dec , 2016  

Re-establishing itself as a modern pharmacy & credible derma-cosmetic provider, the “Nation’s Favourite Pharmacy” wanted to refresh its look and capture the interest of the female shopper. The brief was to create the pharmacy of the future, one that was unique and would stand out on an international level.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Sisters Beauty Lounge, Dubai Mall

14 Dec , 2016  

The interior of the Sisters flagship salon alludes to the luxury hospitality industry, with the brief of creating a “beauty hotel” concept that complimented their newly developed tagline ‘Glamour has a new address.’

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PROJECT: Retail

Go Sport, Mall of the Emirates – Dubai

13 Dec , 2016  

As the region’s leading sports retailer, the Go Sport brief was to create multi-sensory experience zones within the Mall of the Emirates flagship store to solidify the brand’s prominence and increase customer engagement.

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PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management

Bahrain National Theatre

8 Dec , 2016  

The National Theater of Bahrain project was the subject of an international tender won by the French architects AS.ARCHITECTURE-STUDIO, a practice that already has several references to its credit in the Gulf region.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Olea Restaurant, Kempinski – Dubai

7 Dec , 2016  

Olea is a restaurant at the Kempinski hotel at the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai that presents authentic Levantine cuisine and a complete Levant dining experience. ISG was appointed by the Majid Al Futtaim Group as the interior contractor on this project.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Sofitel The Palm Dubai

5 Dec , 2016  

Sofitel Luxury Hotels celebrated the inauguration of Sofitel The Palm Dubai as its flagship Dubai property in a lavish opening ceremony in November 2013. More than 1,500 guests attended the exclusive soirée at the resort, which is located on the east crescent of the Palm Jumeirah.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Rogo’s Restaurant, Yas Mall

4 Dec , 2016  

The world’s largest Roller Coaster Restaurant – ROGO’s is located at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, where the famous Formula 1 Grand Prix and the indoor theme park Ferrari World are. A tornado-shaped gigantic spiral is the restaurant’s highlight. Several loops and sensational rail tracks also contribute to the entertainment of the 360 seat restaurant.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Hilton Garden Inn Dubai – Mall of the Emirates

22 Nov , 2016  

Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall of the Emirates is a design and build project with GAJ appointed as lead consultant under Laing O’Rourke as the main contractor.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

The Spa, The Ritz Carlton – Abu Dhabi

19 Nov , 2016  

The Spa is a standalone building within the Ritz Carlton Grand Canal Hotel complex Abu Dhabi comprising 2,000 sqm of internal floor area divided over two floors at basement and ground levels and is located right on the beachfront and provides holistic rejuvenation and relaxation in a serene, meditative setting that aims to take the guests on a journey of tranquility.

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PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

Boston Consulting Group HQ, Riyadh

17 Nov , 2016  

Bluehaus Group were appointed by Boston Consulting Group for the design delivery of its Riyadh office and Saudi Arabia head office.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Shearman & Sterling, Abu Dhabi

17 Nov , 2016  

International style blended with a local, Arabic, feel.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Allen & Overy

16 Nov , 2016  

Allen & Overy approached Bluehaus Group to design the workplace for their association with their regional partners, Zeyad S. Khoshaim.

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PROJECT: Manufacturing

Rexam Offices, Dubai

16 Nov , 2016  

Rexam is a unique ‘Space within a Space’ corporate workplace providing a stimulating, creative solution in celebration of aluminium, the client’s core product. The design principals play on the inside of an aluminium drinks can, or ‘Space within a Space’ of the building’s structure.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Akin Gump, Abu Dhabi

16 Nov , 2016  

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is an American international law firm with more than 900 attorneys in 20 cities across the globe

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Shimmers Restaurant Refurbishment, Madinat Jumeirah

16 Nov , 2016  

Refurbishment of an Arabic vernacular Beach Bar / Restaurant located on the beach front adjacent to the Burj Al Arab, Mina A’Salam Hotel and Souk Madinat Jumeirah Resort.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

The Hide Restaurant Refurbishment

16 Nov , 2016  

The interiors of the existing Steakhouse in Jumeirah needed an infusion of personality and charm and AAID were appointed as lead design consultants to assist with the coordination and procurement of the design through to completion.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Noir Lounge Refurbishment, Kempinski Hotel – Dubai

15 Nov , 2016  

The design features luxury finishes including hand tufted carpets, crystal cladding, European laser cut stone and book matched floors and walls creating a luxurious space for guests to appreciate the collection of critically acclaimed photography, paired with vintage chic curiosities from around the globe.

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PROJECT: Industrial/Oil & Gas/Energy/Chemicals

Mubadala Petroleum – Abu Dhabi

15 Nov , 2016  

Mubadala wanted to achieve a contemporary state of the art office combined with traditional touches in keeping with the local and surrounding area.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Reed Smith, Sowwah Square – Abu Dhabi

15 Nov , 2016  

This is a classic style office with glazed, bright colours and lots of light. It was important for Reed Smith to maintain the same reception feel as other offices located around the world; this included the reception desk and back lit stone wall and signage.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Pillsbury (PWSP) LLP – Sowwah Square

15 Nov , 2016  

With a holistic design and contemporary layout, the Pillsbury offices consist of an impressive reception entrance with stone floors, fabric panels and stone door surround. The main conference room has built-in AV units and fabric panels together with a large meeting room table. The offices are glazed and built around the perimeter, finished with larger partner offices at the ends, overlooking the marina.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Aji Restaurant – Palm Dubai

15 Nov , 2016  

Aji is a large restaurant taking up units 6 & 7 of the Club Vista Mare project with a Peruvian theme, separate lounge, private dining room, large terrace with external bar and Ceviche counter for preparing & serving Sushi.

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PROJECT: Education

Arcadia Preparatory School

13 Nov , 2016  

Located within Dubai’s Jumeirah Village Triangle, the Arcadia Preparatory School is a state-of-the-art, purpose-built facility. It has been designed in line with the client’s aspiration to create a school that provides a flexible, open-plan learning environment for pupils.

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PROJECT: Education

Ladybird Early Learning Centre

13 Nov , 2016  

From the outset both the design team and client agreed that the major inspiration for the design of the Ladybird Early Learning Centre should inspire young minds ‎through the creative use of natural light, views, internal and external spatial sequences. In keeping with this, and the LEED Gold aspiration, the team created a simple contemporary structure that responds to the site and environment in a holistic approach.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

10 Nov , 2016  

Etihad Towers was developed under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Suroor bin Mohammed Al Nahyan’s project department. It is located on the shores of the Arabian Gulf in the exclusive Khalidiya area, along the Corniche in Abu Dhabi.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Intersect by Lexus

25 Oct , 2016  

Following the project in Aoyama, Tokyo, this is the brand’s second flagship space that opened in Dubai.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Taj Dubai

25 Oct , 2016  

An intoxicating fusion of extravagance, heritage and contemporary style, Taj Dubai occupies a prime location in the city. The hotel’s 296 lavish rooms are a mix of rich Indian artistry and traditional influences, suffused with a cool, vibrant twist. Every room offers stunning views of the majestic Burj Khalifa.

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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.

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PROJECT: Clinic

The Elixir Clinic

19 Oct , 2016  

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PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

Bakr Talent Consultancy, Dubai

19 Oct , 2016  

The brief was to create an office that feels professional and well thought out, but also young and vibrant to reflect the culture of the company. Candidates visiting the office are making big, potentially life-changing decisions, so the environment had to feel warm and welcoming.

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PROJECT:

Emaar HQ, Downtown Dubai

18 Oct , 2016  

Emaar, as one of the world’s currently largest property developers, wanted to reinvigorate their team and have a new vibrant workplace. The relocation of their entire team to Emaar Square in Downtown Dubai involved dwp | design worldwide partnership working to provide a new dynamic workplace – one that translated their vision for the future into an extraordinary design aesthetic, as a clear reflection of the Emaar brand, spread over 3 levels and 6,250 square meters.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Hakkasan Restaurant, Dubai

18 Oct , 2016  

Michelin starred and premier Chinese restaurant, Hakkasan, opened the doors to its new Dubai branch at the very posh Jumeirah Emirates Towers, showcasing its signature blend of Chinese culture and cuisine combined with the mystique of the Arabian region. The opening marks the entry of a totally unique experience in fine dining, and includes trademark Hakkasan elements – a dining area, lounge and blue-lit bar section. The new facility is divided into sections separated by carved wooden lattice screens made of American red oak, providing a cosy and heart warming complement to the luxurious interior of the restaurant.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Hakkasan Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi

18 Oct , 2016  

Hakkasan Abu Dhabi’s expansive 16,000 square feet of space includes a dining area, a bar, a lounge and four private dining rooms. All sections are separated by carved wooden lattice screens made of American red oak, adding luster to the luxurious interior of the high-class restaurant.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Akin Barber & Shop, Dubai

18 Oct , 2016  

The Akin Barber & Shop is the creation of a handpicked collective of Dubai based entrepreneurs chosen to bring passion and commitment to the project.

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PROJECT:

No.57 Boutique Cafe

18 Oct , 2016  

Underground supper club and social media frenzy, The Dinner Club by No.57, was created by two Emirati female entrepreneurs over two years ago as a way of experiencing local fusion food in unique surprise settings. Each month, the hosts select a new secret location – locally or internationally – invite a group of unique individuals from various professional backgrounds, and serve delicious food in temporary, themed settings. The venture has become a success with its 18,000 plus social media followers and has attracted the support and sponsorship of international fashion designers, brands, musicians and TV personalities.

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PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Perkins + Will Dubai

18 Oct , 2016  

The Dubai office of Perkins+Will integrates a contemporary open aesthetic with functional and programming requirements that include flexibility, transparency, and employee wellness in an environment that fosters collaboration as a key design tool.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Coya Dubai

17 Oct , 2016  

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Katana Robata and Sushi Bar, Dubai

17 Oct , 2016  

Bishop Design LLC developed traditional Japanese elements and materials for Katana Robata and Sushi Bar in Dubai and pushed the boundaries for this striking project.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Al Samar Lounge

17 Oct , 2016  

Located in one of Jumeirah’s most luxurious five star hotels, this Arabic main lobby/lounge embraces the highly ornate, an Arabic concept with bespoke fittings and furnishings, the lobby acts as the major threshold to inspire the guest and provide a connection to the outdoor terrace space. The brief of this scheme was to maintain this inspiring space and provide for additional covers to the main lobby lounge, outdoor terrace and Shisha terrace.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Hanaaya (Al Muna Restaurant)

17 Oct , 2016  

An Arabic inspired restaurant has formed part of one of the finest hotel restaurant in Jumeirah offering since the building was completed in 2003.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Cocktail + Kitchen

17 Oct , 2016  

Cocktail Kitchen is a specialist cocktail bar that focuses in equal measure on the craft of mixology and the culinary skills of the Head Chef. The customer’s experience of preparing fresh ingredients and making both cocktails and dishes was important to the client.

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PROJECT: Healthcare

Johnson & Johnson

17 Oct , 2016  

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Al Marsa Lounge, Dubai

16 Oct , 2016  

Located on the Jumeirah beach, adjacent to the Burj Al Arab, this executive pool bar provides casual dining within a five star hotel environment, with access to the beach and pool amenities. This scheme saw the refurbishment and extension of an existing pool kitchen, this project was envisaged as a guest destination with a beach lounge experience.The aim for this project was to ensure a blend with its existing context, to ensure views towards the Burj Al Arab remained intact and experienced fully. An expansive roof canopy gives shade and defines an internal and external boundary. This site can be truly appreciated in the evening due to its diligent lighting design, proximity to the water and nearby views to the Burj Al Arab.

PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Baker Botts, Sowwah Square – Abu Dhabi

15 Oct , 2016  

The vision of this project was to create an office with a similar look and feel which Baker Botts have elsewhere in the world incorporating a more local feel. Entry into the office leads into a contemporary and open reception area with a hint of an Arabic feel. The offices are joinery partitions with a light shade look from floor to ceiling and doors. The partner offices overlook the Arabian Sea and the funky breakout area looks over the Abu Dhabi city skyline.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Weslodge Saloon, Dubai

13 Oct , 2016  

A modern saloon in the sky designed to evoke emotions as you step into a journey of extraordinary culinary & whimsical dining experience. As you watch your bespoke cocktail being poured at the bar of Weslodge, you are surrounded by curated taxidermy on walls of purposely weathered paneled cabinets. A trail of custom steampunk fixtures light the way to the dining hall, where “Rock & Roll meets Ralph Lauren” memoir of the Victorians further tickles your curiosity as you dine on custom designed plush leather seats in moody ambiance.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Ruya Restaurant

13 Oct , 2016  

Meaning dream in Turkish, the venue fuses a vibrant restaurant, lounge and bar experience together, exploring the extremely rich history and diversity of Anatolian food, a cuisine that draws inspiration from a number of rich culinary traditions.

PROJECT: Food/Beverage

Beaver Biotech – Dubai

11 Oct , 2016  

The office is the Middle East HQ for a leading African agriculture firm working with innovative bio-technologies. The design brief focused on two main objectives; it had look and feel international and sophisticated and it had to achieve this while still retaining the company’s roots: an African farming company.

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PROJECT: Technology

Siemens HQ, Abu Dhabi

27 Sep , 2016  

The Siemens Middle East Headquarters at Masdar City was inaugurated in January 2014 and is the first LEED Platinum-certified office building in Abu Dhabi.

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PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Etihad Airways Center, Abu Dhabi

27 Sep , 2016  

Office Fit out over 12 floors for Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi with a total area of 16,000m² (172,222 ft²)The Project comprises a mixture of open plan and closed offices, meeting rooms, training rooms and kitchen and eating facilities. To accommodate Etihad Head Office. . 12 Floors . Total Area: 16,000m² (172,222 ft²) . Open Plan […]

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

HSBC Project Olympic, DIFC, Dubai

27 Sep , 2016  

This project is a traditional build, CAT B, interior office fit out of 13,000 sq ft of level 1, gate village 8 in DIFC for HSBC bank. This is the first of the new global workplace standards style and they are relocating staff from Emaar Square. This office will act as a guide for all […]

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PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management

The Dome Box, Meraas

27 Sep , 2016  

The Meraas Dome Box Theatre offers a unique immersive cinema experience screening both entertainment and educational productions. Bluehaus Group’s inspiration for the interior design and theme was time travel and this is translated and communicated into the environment with key design elements integrated within the dome and surrounding spaces.

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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: Construction/Engineering

Arup -Media One Building Office

27 Sep , 2016  

The Arup and Bluehaus Group ‘fit’ was ideal as the motivation for quality is shared by both Arup as the client, and Bluehaus Group as the consultant. With close collaboration turning our needs into a workable space that shouts “Arup” to all our overseas colleagues visiting us for the very first time. Both the tangible and intangible benefits of the space have been striking.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) HQ

25 Sep , 2016  

At 23 storey high, this landmark custom building houses the administrative arm of ADCB + is one of the largest banks in the UAE in terms of shareholders’ funds and market capitalization.

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PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

British Airways Lounge Concourse D – Dubai Airport

5 Sep , 2016  

AAID were appointed as Lead Design Consultant for the British Airways Lounge in Concourse D at Dubai International Airport. The project called for extensive coordination with the landlord, client and other sub-consultants to successfully deliver the approved concept design.British Airways’ brand is synonymous with luxury, exclusivity, and crafted intimacy.

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PROJECT: Film/Media/Publishing

Discovery Communications, DIC

5 Sep , 2016  

AAID was tasked to design an office space that incorporated the global branding while staying on course with a restrictive budget and project programme for the world’s paid tv programmer.The design executed a play of colour and texture within the new premises of Discovery Communications. The creative use of varying shades of grey within the carpet and stone flooring allowed an extent of flexibility to the ever growing client.

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

First Gulf Bank (FGB) Safety Deposit Box – Abu Dhabi

5 Sep , 2016  

Following the relocation work completed for the client, AAID were asked to redesign and renovate the safety deposit room, also including viewing rooms, file room, lift interior and lift lobby. The whole space was designed within the concept of a jewel box, with red and gold accent
colours.

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

First Gulf Bank (FGB) – Ras Al Khaimah

5 Sep , 2016  

AAID was asked to redesign the fit out for the new branch of FGB based in Ras al Khaimah. The brief incorporated high end as well as the FGB branding to create two sophisticated design lines with regular banking and wealth management department which solidified the sought after hospitable atmosphere for its customers.

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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.

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PROJECT: Manufacturing

Torishima – Dubai

4 Sep , 2016  

A palette of warmer and softer materials was added, juxtaposing the pre-cast concrete panels as a backdrop. Clever lighting integration was used to emphasize the textures whilst the specified furniture is classic and seamless. The motivation of the design was a mixture of contemporary Japanese architecture and a reflection of the product function, the movement […]

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Arbuthnot Latham – DIFC, Dubai

4 Sep , 2016  

Arbuthnot Latham, a renowned Scottish private banking organisation, appointed AAID to design the new Dubai office in the DIFC (Dubai International Finance Centre).

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

HSBC Project Rubik Dubai Internet City

4 Sep , 2016  

The design is based on colors and materials that were given by HSBC as part of the Global Standard package they apply to projects. AAID used the standards and created a regional look, feel and philosophy that combines Eastern and Western cultures and highlights Dubai as a gate way between east and west.

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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.

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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.

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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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PROJECT: Corporate

The Executive Centre, One Central Dubai

20 Mar , 2016  

The Executive Centre (TEC) at One Central Dubai has been carefully planned and executed based on the demographic of its members in the region. It is designed with one of the largest communal lounge areas in their network, allowing for open collaboration and easy interaction among colleagues. The professional culture of Dubai is highly dependent […]

PROJECT: Film/Media/Publishing

FLASH Entertainment New Offices

20 Mar , 2016  

M+N Architecture designed FLASH Entertainment’s snazzy new offices at twofour54. The challenge was to create a strong brand identity with a highly flexible space. This translated into an open space of 480 square metres (about half of the total project’s area), where two “snake-like tables” (58 and 22 metres in length respectively ) move between the existing columns, creating sinuous shapes.

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