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.
ARTICLE: In Review
As a departure from our normal product review routine, we teamed up with the brains and brawns behind Technogym, to review the innovative Kinesis Personal with designers Ellen Søhoel and Julijana Mitic, both ‘heavyweights’ in their field.
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.
Designed by Gatserelia Design, the restaurant is located in a main locale of Beirut, which is a hub for prêt-à-porter boutiques and renowned eateries, making it the perfect place for Quartier Chic. The interiors of the restaurant exude a playful ambience with a feminine touch.
PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services
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 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.
ARTICLE: In Review
Designers Hilda Impey and Shawna Mcfee spent an afternoon with us at the Wilkhahn showroom, exploring and understanding the workings of AT, their latest task chair. And we were lucky enough to have AT designer Aiko Telgen on Skype, who took us through the chair’s inspirational, developmental journey.
ARTICLE: In Conversation With
Keiji Takeuchi is a designer who derives his inspiration from purpose. We had the chance to talk to this unique global design talent at the Herman Miller offices in Dubai, where he walked us through his thought process, and how simplicity defines his style.