PROJECT: Barber Shop

The Refinery, Nairobi

16 Jan , 2019  

Conceptualized by Studio EM and designed by Stonehenge, the concept was to create a retro barbershop that offered all the pampering elements in a cozy atmosphere.

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: Residential

Kemer Country, Istanbul

10 Jan , 2019  

Designed by Escape from Sofa, the interiors of this home in Istanbul are nothing short of stunning with great attention given to detail.

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

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.

PROJECT: Hospitality

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: Hospitality

Burger Boutique, Sharjah

27 Dec , 2018  

Designed by MMAC Design Associates, and located in the sleek and stylish Zero 6 Mall in Sharjah, the interiors of Burger Boutique reflect the restaurant’s support towards a healthier lifestyle.

PROJECT: Corporate

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: Restaurant

Loca Restaurant & Bar, Abu Dhabi

23 Dec , 2018  

Their tagline, ‘Are you Loca?’ begs the question, Wouldn’t you be ‘loca’ to not like these interiors?

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: Hotel

Jumeirah Beach Hotel Refurbishment

11 Dec , 2018  

Jumeirah Beach Hotel reopened its doors with a new look and stunning design. Khansaheb Interiors, along with Engineer’s Office, refurbished the space to reflect an aquatic theme.

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: Villa

Bali in Dubai, Jumeirah

11 Nov , 2018  

Styled and decorated by C’est ici, this villa project in the heart of Jumeirah required concept creation, styling and decorating of four rooms, including the entrance hall, playroom, dining and living rooms. The inspiration for this open and spacious villa was drawn from the client’s travels, with a heavy leaning towards Bali style.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Salt and Pepper, Al Bandar Rotana, Dubai

8 Nov , 2018  

Located on the mezzanine floor of Al Bandar Rotana Hotel, this all day dining restaurant draws inspiration from a Scandinavian marketplace. LW Design was briefed to create a simple and casual venue with emphasis on the food counters and live cooking stations, which they executed beautifully with Decovision undertaking the fitout.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Bleu Blanc by David Myers, Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai

7 Nov , 2018  

Designed by WA International, Bleu Blanc is a French farmhouse inspired restaurant in the Renaissance Downtown Hotel in Business Bay. Khansaheb Interiors did the fitout and Emirates Innovation Engineering Consultants were in charge of the project management.

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.

PROJECT: Villa

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: Retail

Symphony, Dubai Mall

1 Nov , 2018  

H2R Design was tasked with designing the interiors of Symphony, which relocated to its new double-storey home within the Fashion Avenue Extension at The Dubai Mall. Al Abbar Enterprises handled the project management for this luxury, multi-brand boutique, that provides women a tailored shopping experience with a variety of new and renowned global designer brands. 

PROJECT: Restaurant

Nando’s Al Qasba, Sharjah

31 Oct , 2018  

The Nando’s brand has become synonymous with colour, creativity and fun, in their food and their decor. For this project, Compass Project Management was briefed to create a vibrant, lively and welcoming space so diners should feel comfortable while enjoying their meal.

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: Villa

XXII Carat, Palm Jumeirah- Dubai

28 Oct , 2018  

Forum Group Holding takes luxury living to a whole new standard with their project- XXII Carat villas. Strategically placed in a gated communicated on the Palm Jumeirah, these villas embody opulence and grandeur, offering luxurious, beachfront living with dramatic views of the city’s skyline and the Arabian Gulf.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Parlour Boutique, World Trade Centre, Dubai

25 Oct , 2018  

Designed by Omar Nakkash, this Parisian Bistro and Cafe located at One Central, World Trade Centre, offers a chic and contemporary setting with a sociable approach to French dining.

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: Corporate

Akyapi Offices, Istanbul

23 Oct , 2018  

At the Akyapi Offices in Istanbul, Gönye Proje Tasarım Architects aimed to create a work environment that centered around comfort and functionality. The offices are styled with modern and dynamic design elements to maximise efficiency at the workplace, without compromising on the contemporary theme of the interiors.

PROJECT: Villa

House Blair Atholl, South Africa

21 Oct , 2018  

Werner van der Meulen of Nico van der Meulen Architects created this double storey home that is free of boundary walls, offering unrestricted views of the countryside. Surrounded by tranquility, this spacious contemporary farmhouse truly promotes outdoor living and entertaining with M Square Lifestyle Design handling the interiors and incorporating natural materials like timber and stone.

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: Hospitality

Alamein Hotel, Egypt

17 Oct , 2018  

Nestled along Egypt’s Northern Coast, the famed Alamein Hotel is a seaside paradise on the Mediterranean offering chalets, villas and presidential suites that evoke a nostalgic vibe from the sixties. Emaar Hospitality has blueprinted the interiors to reflect and balance vintage hues with contemporary styling which has attracted a plethora of celebrities and artists to this enchanted hotel.

PROJECT: Corporate

Marriott Management Office, DIFC, Dubai

16 Oct , 2018  

Marriott Hospitality teamed up with Kahler Design to style the three floors of the Marriott Management Offices located in DIFC’s Central Park Towers. ATS handled the fitout while CBRE took over the project management.

PROJECT: Villa

Mosman House, Sydney, Australia

14 Oct , 2018  

Mosman House is SAOTA’s first project in collaboration with Sydney based TKD Architects, with Alexandra Kidd Design handling the decor.

PROJECT: Nightclub

Lock, Stock And Barrel – Barsha Heights

11 Oct , 2018  

This New York themed, retro bar, is a sustainable project using recycled materials, such as bar frontages from Indian railway sleepers, redundant shipping containers and scaffolding boards.

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: Villa

Private Villa, Barr Al Jissah, Oman

7 Oct , 2018  

Known for its cinematic views and breathtaking landscapes, Barr Al Jissah is a secluded luxury paradise where mountains and water coexist harmoniously. This villa, designed by Sneha Divias Atelier, is nestled in these beautiful surround.

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PROJECT: Restaurant

Daimler MENA Canteen, Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai

4 Oct , 2018  

Summertown Interiors did the latest design and build of the canteen at the Daimler MENA regional office. The brief given was to transform an existing training facility into a 350 square metre cafeteria space that would seat 150.

PROJECT: Restaurant

The Kitchen, Kempinksi Al Mouj in Muscat

3 Oct , 2018  

HBA has once again created a piece of interior art with their signature stamp of intricate grills and delicate patterns laid out to perfection. With, of course, the firm’s favourite colour palette of browns, golds and monotones. It is difficult to find fault with their design.

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: Apartment

Tidal View, Cape Town

30 Sep , 2018  

Perched just above the blue expanse of the Atlantic Ocean in Clifton, Cape Town, Tidal View is an opulent yet timelessly elegant, duplex apartment designed by ARRCC. The interior architecture, décor and furnishings reflect the client’s love of travel.

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: Advertising/Marketing

Meeting Rooms Of Philip Morris SA, Istanbul

25 Sep , 2018  

This project required a re-design and remodel of the space inside the Philip Morris SA headquarters building, into meeting rooms suitable for video conferences and training activities. The design and drafting work by mimaristudio is awe-inspiring.

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: Healthcare

AstraZeneca Office, Nairobi

20 Sep , 2018  

For AstraZeneca’s Nairobi offices, designer Eryll J Sharma chose human cells, DNA and the letters ‘A’ & ‘Z’ from AstraZeneca as the main focus of inspiration. The fitout was executed by Stonehenge.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Zale Beach Club – Kempinksi Al Mouj, Muscat

19 Sep , 2018  

Designer, Sarah Hamid of HBA envisioned The Zale Beach Club at the Kempinksi Al Mouj to showcase an interior reminiscent of Zanzibari heritage and the Omani seafaring legacy. The fitout was by S&T and the project managed by WSP.

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: Apartment

Banyan Tree Residences – Show House, Dubai

16 Sep , 2018  

Sneha Divias Atelier styled the Banyan Tree residences – Show House and Sales Center, collaborating with UAE-based developer Sweid and Sweid. The interiors showcase the designer’s signature combination of sharp outlines with muted, soft tones.

PROJECT: Restaurant

VIT, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

13 Sep , 2018  

VIT, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is a collaboration between LXA and HMS Host International, the design emulates a greenhouse-like, self-supporting structure with accent colours of leafy green and citrus yellow that play up the health and vitality angle.

PROJECT: Retail

Fashion Avenue Expansion – The Dubai Mall, Dubai

12 Sep , 2018  

The Fashion Avenue Expansion – The Dubai Mall was a collaboration between Emaar, DP Architects, WSP and Kinnersley Kent Design’s studios in Dubai and London. The interior design of this extension breathes understated glamour, featuring quality materials and refined details.

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: Villa

House Invermark, Cape Town

9 Sep , 2018  

Located in the leafy suburb of Higgovale, House Invermark, Cape Town was originally designed, in 1969, by respected South African architect Gilbert Colyn for himself. In 2013, architect Stefan Antoni, director at SAOTA, enhanced the overall composition to make it modern and contemporary.

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: Restaurant

Jones the Grocer, Shanghai

5 Sep , 2018  

Designed to be approachable, friendly and welcoming, the new Jones the Grocer, Shanghai opened its first outlet outside the region in China. Designed by LXA and contracted to Jingtai Group, the interiors deliver something contemporary and unique.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Agricultural Bank of China, Dubai

4 Sep , 2018  

An airy, green planet effect pervades the interiors of the Agricultural Bank of China, Dubai. Interior Designers, AK Design, in conjunction with contractors ATS and project managers, CBRE, have created spaces that are uncluttered and free-flowing.

PROJECT: Villa

Nomad House, Dubai

2 Sep , 2018  

Nomad House, a villa situated in the older residential area of Dubai, blends Canadian and Moroccan tribal influences into a stylish, contemporary family space. Designed by Brand Creative, the fit-out was executed by Newline Interiors.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Atmosfire Barbeque Pit, Dubai

30 Aug , 2018  

With Atmosfire Barbeque Pit, Dubai, 4Space Interior Design created a classic yet trending restaurant concept – a central open barbecue fire pit with six different grills from around the world. The interiors are retro and meld the broken and the dated with the uber new.

PROJECT: Hotel

Al Manara Luxury Collection Hotel, Aqaba

29 Aug , 2018  

The Al Manara Luxury Collection Hotel, Aqaba is nestled along the manmade Saraya Lagoon. MMAC Associates, the talent behind the interiors used a design process symbolic of layering in a painting with a strong emphasis on the stonework.

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.

PROJECT: Villa

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: Beauty Clinic

Lume Beauty Atelier, Cape Town

23 Aug , 2018  

Serenity meets city glamour at Lume Beauty Atelier, Cape Town designed by ARRCC. This boutique, high-end salon exudes luxury with an edgy, contemporary feel.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Nando’s Al Hamra, Ras Al Khaimah

22 Aug , 2018  

Nando’s Al Hamra designed by Keane Brands has an interior that is deliciously rustic, young and fresh. Fitout by Plafond, the project was managed by Compass Project Management and has bespoke furniture, tiling and artwork from around the world.

PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Winston & Strawn, Dubai

21 Aug , 2018  

Step into a realm of meditative calm at the Winston & Strawn offices in Dubai’s urban DIFC district. Designed and built by INC Group, the muted tones in soft beige, brown and slate tie in the open-plan design, creating a flow of positive energy.

PROJECT: Real Estate

HassConsult, Nairobi

19 Aug , 2018  

HassConsult, Nairobi was designed by Eryll J Sharma Interior Design to create an interior that was reflective of ‘Real Estate’ through the brick-clad walls, street lights and tree with open and flexible gallery spaces. The fitout was by Stonehenge.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

RAKEZ, Ras Al Khaimah

16 Aug , 2018  

Design Infinity executed the design and build of RAKEZ, Ras Al Khaimah creating interiors that are futuristic and minimal, with unique design elements. They transformed a stereotypical office space into a contemporary, smart and people-friendly one.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Gusto – Al Bandar Rotana, Dubai

15 Aug , 2018  

Gusto – Al Bandar Rotana, Dubai is a unique Italian restaurant overlooking the Deira creek side and the Dubai Skyline. LW Design created a space that was elegant, romantic and sophisticated to complement the spectacular views. Fitout by Decovision.

PROJECT: Industrial/Oil & Gas/Energy/Chemicals

Global Energy Supplier Office, Dubai

14 Aug , 2018  

Timber and carpet dominate the base canvas of the interiors of this Global Energy Supplier Office, Dubai, which was fitout by ATS, designed by Perkins+Will and managed by AECOM. The interiors are clean, minimal and modern with a touch of local heritage.

PROJECT: Apartment

Private Apartment, City Walk, Dubai

12 Aug , 2018  

Elegance and comfort were at the forefront of the design of this private apartment, City Walk, Dubai, that was designed by XBD Collective. The fitout was executed by Saraya Bespoke Interiors.

PROJECT: Technology

myGini Office, San Francisco

9 Aug , 2018  

myGini Office, San Francisco was designed by Istanbul-based Ofist. Located in a characteristic brick building, built in 1858, the design tries to create a balance between the strong characteristic of the building and the need for a new-generation office space.

PROJECT: Learning Centre

Common Areas at Dubai Knowledge Park, Dubai

8 Aug , 2018  

Common Areas at Dubai Knowledge Park, designed and executed by Swiss Bureau is based on the concept of the tree of knowledge. A transit space was converted to a collaborative one through the lounge and centralized seating around the tree.

PROJECT: Retail Store/Shop

Al Rawi, Sharjah

7 Aug , 2018  

Designed to be the new hub for Sharjah’s creative community, Al Rawi, Sharjah by Pallavi Dean Interiors is a contemporary, book-focused restaurant and retail space. The fitout was executed by Exceptional Interior Decoration.

PROJECT: Villa

City Villa, South Africa

5 Aug , 2018  

Crested on a steep site, ARRCC’s latest architectural design, City Villa, South Africa has interior spaces that are relatively minimalistic, with bold textures and contrasting colour palettes adding richness to the space.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Jones the Grocer – Emirates Golf Club, Dubai

2 Aug , 2018  

LXA designed Jones the Grocer – Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, by revamping the entire look to create a homely, relaxed atmosphere, to inspire all food lovers. Fitout was by Atlas Continent Contracting and project management by Carter Associates.

PROJECT: Beauty Clinic

Rossano Ferretti, Abu Dhabi

1 Aug , 2018  

Brand Creative had to redefine a massive villa to create Rossano Ferretti, Abu Dhabi. The unique combination of marble, metal, mirror and light in black-grey hues created elegance and style while offering a soothing atmosphere.

PROJECT: Furniture

Orangebox Smartworking, Dubai

31 Jul , 2018  

UK-based furniture designer and manufacturer Orangebox have seen significant growth across the Middle East. Orangebox Smartworking, Dubai is a collaboration that has achieved a true smart-working space – one that reflects their brand and culture.

PROJECT: Villa

Restio River House, Pringle Bay

29 Jul , 2018  

Perched on the banks of the Buffels River, Restio River House by SAOTA is an iconic, true-to-style South African family holiday home. The interiors, by ARRCC, offer a sophisticated and eclectic mix of easy-living and comfort.

PROJECT: Villa

House Cicaleto, Cannara

26 Jul , 2018  

House Cicaleto, Cannara was a renovation project by Nico Van der Meulen Architects that involved a 12th-century watchtower. The result was a unique, amalgamated, richly-veined home in the Umbrian countryside, with history and novelty.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Nando’s The Greens, Dubai

25 Jul , 2018  

Wooden rafter ceiling and rustic timber decoration are the highlights of Nando’s The Greens, Dubai. Designed by Keane Brands and managed by Compass Project Management, the fit-out was by Ambience Interiors.

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.

PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

ARK Africa Office, Nairobi

22 Jul , 2018  

The ARK Africa Office in Nairobi was executed by Stonehenge who created a space that is industrial and offers the vibe of an open office that is funky and fun.

PROJECT: Spa

Oriana Salon and Spa, Jeddah

19 Jul , 2018  

Oriana Salon and Spa, Jeddah designed by SuperFutureDesign required a high-tier design philosophy. The project was managed by ASZarchitetti with fit-outs by Permasteelisa. The designers aimed for functionality as well as the integration of stylish elements.

PROJECT: Coffee Shop/Delicatessen

Zeste Café, Dubai

18 Jul , 2018  

Designed by LW Design, Zeste Café, Dubai is located at Holiday Inn. The fitout was by Depa Group and the project management by ALEC. The place has a mix of eclectic lighting and accessories that add another layer of casual yet relatable design.

PROJECT: Advertising/Marketing

Philip Morris Sabanci Sales and Marketing Office, Istanbul

17 Jul , 2018  

The design and project management of Philip Morris Sabanci Sales and Marketing Office, Istanbul was carried out by mimaristudio. The design focuses on contemporary forms, modern architectural principles and careful selection of materials.

PROJECT: Villa

Cape Villa, Cape Town

15 Jul , 2018  

Overlooking the Atlantic Seaboard in Camps Bay, and designed by ARRCC, Cape Villa is set against the impressive backdrop of the picturesque Twelve Apostles mountain range. This holiday retreat is the perfect balance between luxury and comfort.

PROJECT: Retail Store/Shop

Khaadi, Abu Dhabi

12 Jul , 2018  

umdasch Store Makers Middle East completed the shopfitting for the colourful and luxurious Khaadi, Abu Dhabi. The colourfully-embroidered fabrics were presented against an understated interior with wooden surfaces and a warm, neutral palette.

PROJECT: Fitness Center

Gym and Health Club – Al Bandar Rotana, Dubai

11 Jul , 2018  

The Gym and Health Club – Al Bandar Rotana, Dubai with interiors by LW Design and fit-out by Decovision, includes a fully-equipped gymnasium and a health club that is run by the Bodylines Fitness and Wellness Club.

PROJECT: Healthcare

Daman Health Collaborative and Executive Floors, Abu Dhabi

10 Jul , 2018  

Bluehaus Group designed the Daman Health collaborative and executive floors, Abu Dhabi, which was fitted by KPS. This facility was envisioned as a place to connect, get active, share, gain knowledge and unwind.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Swan Café, Cape Town

8 Jul , 2018  

Swan Café is a traditional French crêperie in Cape Town. Designed by Haldane Martin Iconic Design, the café is elegant and feminine and the atmosphere evokes the charm of Paris.

PROJECT: Retail Store/Shop

Moncler Dubai Mall, Dubai

5 Jul , 2018  

Moncler Dubai Mall is the Italian apparel retailer’s first mono-brand boutique in the city. Designed by Gwenael Nicolas, the goal was to create an ambience suspended between ice and nature; and this was successfully executed by Bond Interiors.

PROJECT: Villa

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: Bank/Financial/Investments

Financial Institution Headquarters, Dubai

3 Jul , 2018  

Designed and managed by Design Design and fitted by ARKI Group, this financial institution headquarters is located at Meydan, Dubai. The interiors reflect a contemporary, dynamic and progressive mood, in line with the identity of the organization.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Nandos – Burj Residences, Dubai

1 Jul , 2018  

Nandos, Burj Residences was designed by Keane Brands, fitted by Bond Interiors and managed by Compass Project Management. The highlights were a private dining area, African artwork, colourful fit-outs and clay sculptures.

PROJECT: Villa

House Boz, Pretoria

28 Jun , 2018  

House Boz, Pretoria by Nico Van der Meulen is a contemporary, spacious and luxurious steel, glass, concrete and stone residence. The concept was effortlessly implemented thanks to the location, orientation and natural beauty of the site.

PROJECT: Apartment

Private Apartment – Miramar, Cape Town

27 Jun , 2018  

Resting on the boulders of Bantry Bay, Miramar in Cape Town boasts 270° views over the Atlantic Ocean. The challenge for ARRCC was in converting four, separate one-bedroom apartments into a single luxury holiday retreat.

PROJECT: Hotel

Al Bandar Rotana, Dubai

26 Jun , 2018  

The architecturally-oriented Al Bandar Rotana, situated in Dubai Creek, had its interiors designed by LW Design. A theme of natural elements, use of strong colours and play of patterns adds to the strength of the overall space.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Zenobia Charcoal Grill, Dubai

24 Jun , 2018  

Zenobia Charcoal Grill is located at Citywalk and was designed by Hassan Jaber and implemented by Atlas Continent Contracting. The restaurant space combines outstanding decor with exotic Middle-Eastern cuisine.

PROJECT: Villa

House Ber, Midrand

21 Jun , 2018  

House Ber, Midrand is a contemporary glass and steel house, by Nico van der Meulen Architects, inspired by the estate guidelines that forbid the use of burglar bars. The designer continued the idea of random connectedness throughout the interiors.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Giraffe, Abu Dhabi

20 Jun , 2018  

Giraffe, Abu Dhabi is located in Yas Mall. The interiors of the restaurant are inspired by Arabic style architecture that is evident from the mashrabiya, glass ceiling and the extensive woodworks.

PROJECT: Apartment

Private Apartment, Barcelona

19 Jun , 2018  

Designed by ARRCC, this apartment has an Afro-contemporary feel and was inspired by Barcelona’s culturally-vibrant life and high-end fashion. The interiors respond to the desire for open, connected living whilst still maintaining privacy.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Flamingo Room by Tashas, Dubai

17 Jun , 2018  

‘Elegance’ perfectly sums up the lavish 70’s inspired Afro-Dubai décor of the Flamingo Room by Tashas, Dubai. It features stunning interiors with an elegant colour scheme of peach and pink, while also taking inspiration from the fauna and flora of Africa.

PROJECT: Restaurant

PizzaExpress Live, Dubai

14 Jun , 2018  

PizzaExpress Live in Bay Square is designed to be a venue that incorporates a live stage for events. Harrison designed the space to be recognizable but the erudite location gave the designers the comfort to push the boundaries in terms of creativity.

PROJECT: Residential

Private Home – Forrest Road, Sandton

13 Jun , 2018  

The light-filled, unique and eco-friendly home at Forrest Road, Sandton was designed by Nico van der Meulen Architects and is situated in Inanda, with views of the Sandton skyline to the north.

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: Villa

Private Villa – Roca Llisa, Spain

10 Jun , 2018  

Roca Llisa, Spain is an enclave of luxury that was designed to be an oasis to experience the island in a more laid-back manner. The interior design and décor is casual and elegant and expresses a modern and relaxed, almost bohemian character.

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: Film/Media/Publishing

Mojeh Executive Office, Dubai

6 Jun , 2018  

Mojeh, Dubai is a fashion magazine and Swiss Bureau worked for the magazine’s team to carefully structure a workspace that offered a bright, functional and well-planned interior. It was intended to stimulate creativity and reflect the brand and its ethos.

PROJECT: Industrial/Oil & Gas/Energy/Chemicals

Sasol Place, Johannesburg

5 Jun , 2018  

Paragon Architects was appointed as the architects for Sasol Place, Johannesburg. The contemporary workplace design allows for free movement, both vertically and horizontally throughout the building.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Wilson Associates Office, Dubai

3 Jun , 2018  

Global interior architecture firm Wilson Associates officially reopened their Dubai office in Dubai Design District. The concept of the space reflects their innovative approach to design while providing an inspiring place to work, collaborate and innovate.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Babaji, Dubai

31 May , 2018  

Babaji, Dubai is a Turkish restaurant that promises a casual dining experience. Situated at City Walk, this restaurant offers interior spaces with a modern expression that responds to its location – emotionally, culturally and aesthetically.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Panos – DIP, Dubai

30 May , 2018  

Panos is an award-winning sandwich shop. The project was managed by Compass Project Management. The designer, Ruiz Velazquez, incorporated a combination of bright and dark hues to create a lively ambience.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Society Cafe & Lounge, Dubai

29 May , 2018  

Designed by Albal Design Studio, Society Cafe & Lounge, Dubai pays homage to the city that it sits in. The client brief was to create an open and light space inspired by an observatory and reflecting the atmosphere of a greenhouse.

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: Construction/Engineering

Optima Partitions Office, Dubai

24 May , 2018  

Optima Partitions Office, Dubai was designed by AAID and the fit-out works were completed by KPS. Optima’s office is based on the concept of collaborative workspaces. Partitions are a key feature in their office space and it is prominently visible.

PROJECT: Restaurant

NAR, Dubai

23 May , 2018  

NAR, located at Citywalk, Dubai is the chain’s first restaurant that was opened in the city. The name ‘Nar’ literally translates to ‘fire’ or ‘hot’ in Arabic and was chosen by the designer, Brand Creative. It also became the theme for the interior concept.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Caramel Restaurant & Lounge, London

22 May , 2018  

Caramel Restaurant & Lounge, London is now open at Brompton Road. Bishop Design’s interiors are sophisticated and stylish, inspired by an art deco era embracing dynamic finishes and a mix of natural materials such as copper, brass, natural marble and cementitious surfaces.

PROJECT: Coffee Shop/Delicatessen

Tawa Bakery, Abu Dhabi

20 May , 2018  

Tawa Bakery in Abu Dhabi was founded on the belief that eating gluten-free should never mean sacrificing taste or quality. Kinnersley Kent Design adapted their logo to make it more versatile and designed the interiors to feature contemporary Scandinavian aesthetics with an Arabic feel and visual interest.

PROJECT: Retail Store/Shop

Tiffany & Co. – Mall of Emirates, Dubai

17 May , 2018  

Tiffany & Co. in Mall of the Emirates, Dubai is a store that has a more visible and commercial space within the mall. Their store design reflects its qualities through the use of wood, subtle lighting and their trademark wheat leaf design on glass.

PROJECT: Real Estate

PropertyFinder HQ, Dubai

16 May , 2018  

Designed by Swiss Bureau Interior Design LLC, the extended area of Property Finder’s HQ in Dubai has been created to retain the design integrity of the already existing one, yet with a soul and style of its own.

PROJECT: Hotel

Holiday Inn DFC, Dubai

15 May , 2018  

Designed by Interior Motives and executed by ALEC Fitout and Depa Group, the Holiday Inn DFC, Dubai is the largest Holiday Inn in the UAE.

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: Hotel

Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments, Dubai

10 May , 2018  

Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments, Dubai is situated close to key commercial areas, shopping malls and attractions in Oud Metha, a central business district in Bur Dubai. The highlights of the interiors are its clean lines, the blue-themed spaces and thoughtfully-designed artwork for each room.

PROJECT: Real Estate

CBRE Office, Dubai

9 May , 2018  

CBRE’s Dubai office is based at Emaar Square and has been designed according to CBRE’s concept of Workplace 360, which focuses on enhancing employee experience in the workplace.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Seventy Seventy @ Park Hyatt, Dubai

8 May , 2018  

The Seventy Seventy, Park Hyatt Dubai is a previously under-utilized mezzanine area that benefitted from a major design overhaul. Beyond the impressive door, there is a definite nod to 70’s music, fashion and style.

PROJECT: Restaurant

M’OISHÎ, Dubai Opera

6 May , 2018  

M’OISHÎ, Dubai Opera is the leading Japanese ice-cream provider’s outlet in the GCC region. Designed by 4Space, the client’s brief was based on a concept inspired by Japanese traditions and to reflect the variety of its products – colourful, authentic and playful.

PROJECT: Residential

Lion’s View Private Residence, Cape Town

3 May , 2018  

This private residence in Cape Town is a two-storey property that left ARRCC with the challenge of a complete renovation with increased accommodation space. However, this challenge led to a result that made a statement of excellence.

PROJECT: Technology

SAP HQ, Dubai

2 May , 2018  

Designed by LXA and executed by ATS, SAP’s Dubai HQ, Dubai exemplifies the company’s dedication to diversity. In keeping with this idea, the office interiors were designed to create a vibrant and collaborative work environment.

PROJECT: Construction/Engineering

Arabtec HQ, Abu Dhabi

1 May , 2018  

AAID showcased Arabtec’s unique brand and identity through careful material selection and detailing at their headquarters located in Abu Dhabi.

PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Watson Farley & Williams, Dubai

29 Apr , 2018  

Watson Farley & Williams, Dubai is well-known for managing complex, cross-border projects and transactions from its Dubai office. Keeping this pragmatic and commercial aspect of business in mind, the office’s design also follows the brand’s identity.

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: Technology

NCR, Dubai Design District

25 Apr , 2018  

Designed and executed by INC. Group, NCR’s workspaces are created to foster innovation, collaboration and flexibility. The space exhibits a minimalistic design, with simple and subdued colours seen throughout the workspace.

PROJECT: Restaurant

One Third Food Hall, Al Wasl

24 Apr , 2018  

Designed by Key Concept, One Third Food Hall is a first-of-its-kind experience recently launched in Dubai. The design concept is derived from “One Third” or the Islamic “hadeath,” which refers to the idea that self-fulfillment boils down to 1/3 food, 1/3 drink and 1/3 breath.

PROJECT: Apartment

Ocean View Private Apartment, Cape Town

22 Apr , 2018  

This private apartment, Ocean View, South Africa is a three-bedroom apartment by Zuckerman Sachs Architects. It provided ARRCC with a concrete shell to create a space, where Afro-Zen meets contemporary chic.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Salt, La Mer

19 Apr , 2018  

Salt now has a Surf House in the world-class Meraas beachfront development at the popular La Mer. The industrial-style surf themed interiors draw you into the central bar island and the bespoke food-pass modelled on the back-end of an Airstream Caravan catches the eye and gives a laid back atmosphere.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Charm Thai Lounge & Restaurant, Muscat

18 Apr , 2018  

This quirky hospitality project is located in the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre in Muscat. The design aims to create a unique story that links Muscat with Thailand and mixes fiction with some aspects of Thai history.

PROJECT: Residential

Oceana Residence, Dubai

17 Apr , 2018  

This private apartment in Dubai is an opulent beachfront resort with panoramic views of the Palm Jumeirah, and showcases a luxurious yet contemporary design.

PROJECT: Villa

Private Residence, La Lucia

15 Apr , 2018  

Situated in KwaZulu-Natal, this beach house perfectly balances luxury and comfort with its uncomplicated spaces. Bronze aluminium sliding screens cocoon the house; offering protection from the elements and providing a unique signature look.

PROJECT: Villa

Private Residence, Arabian Ranches

12 Apr , 2018  

This private residence at Arabian Ranches entailed a complete makeover project by HarfNoon Design Studio to flood the house with a lot more light giving the family a fresh retreat.

PROJECT: Residential

Cliffside, Cape Town

11 Apr , 2018  

The ARRCC team transformed a three-storey apartment into a modern holiday escape that perfectly balances luxury and comfort. The design was inspired by yacht interiors and tailored to make best use of the abundance of natural light.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Noépe, Park Hyatt Dubai Creek, Dubai

10 Apr , 2018  

LW Design conceptualized Noépe – a dining destination at Park Hyatt, Dubai Creek – with a homely beach theme, reminiscent of summertime vacations in the Hamptons or New England. 

PROJECT: Real Estate

Dubai Holding Executive Offices, Dubai

8 Apr , 2018  

Dubai Holding Executive Offices is the prestigious collaboration of two contemporary creative designers – Sneha Divias & Marie Laurent. It has been designed as a working space par excellence, in line with the prestige and functional needs of senior executives.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Peyote DIFC, Dubai

5 Apr , 2018  

Peyote DIFC, Dubai is the first Mexican-themed restaurant at the Dubai International Financial Centre Gate Village. It involved the conversion of an existing bistro to a modern Mexican bar & restaurant.

PROJECT: Retail

Bateel, Selfridges

4 Apr , 2018  

Kinnersley Kent Design came up with a simple yet effective boutique layout for Bateel Selfrdiges as it is designed to make the most of the compact space.

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.

PROJECT: Spa

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.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Emirates National Investment Office, Dubai

28 Mar , 2018  

Swiss Bureau has recently completed the design for ENI office, Dubai, capturing a minimalistic design by creating an office space that is both chic and industrial.

PROJECT: Hotel

The Address Boulevard, Dubai

27 Mar , 2018  

HBA designed a city lifestyle resort set in the prestigious Downtown Dubai area, just a pleasant amble away from the cultural Opera District and The Dubai Mall.

PROJECT: Spa

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: Apartment

Tree House, Cape Town

22 Mar , 2018  

Malan Vorster Architects were commissioned to design a small contemporary house to compliment an existing collection of buildings – spatially organised around a modern interpretation of the Cape Werf in Constantia.

PROJECT: Villa

Private Residence @ District 1, Dubai

21 Mar , 2018  

Harfnoon Design Studio furnished a show villa in the new Meydan District One Project in Mohammed Bin Rashid City. The space features distinct style stories with plenty of inspiration for refreshing living space.

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: Restaurant

Masti @ La Mer, Dubai

18 Mar , 2018  

Studio Lotus designed the eclectic interiors of Masti ensuring that it’s spacious yet cozy with a mix of colours, beautiful stained glass panels and burnished metal.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Brasserie du Park, Dubai

15 Mar , 2018  

Located in Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club on the banks of the majestic Dubai Creek, Park Hyatt Dubai provides an idyllic setting for this brasserie.

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: University/College

The Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI)

13 Mar , 2018  

The Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) is a private, not-for-profit education institution, established by TECOM Group, part of Dubai Creative Clusters Authority.

PROJECT: Bar

Beersmith @ Hotel Jen, Beijing

11 Mar , 2018  

Located on the ground floor of the new Hotel Jen Beijing, Beersmith welcomed its first guests in May 2017 along with the opening of the anticipated Shangri-La operated millennial hotel.

PROJECT: Restaurant

The Noodle House, Dubai

8 Mar , 2018  

Having recently undergone a brand refresh, Burjuman Noodle House comprises an eclectic mix of art work, traditional crockery and specialist lighting jointly amplifying the Asian Soul experience.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Lima, Dubai

7 Mar , 2018  

Designed by London-based Michaelis Boyd & Associates, having taken London by storm, LIMA Dubai is the next outpost of this Michelin Star restaurant.

PROJECT: Advertising/Marketing

Criteo Office, Dubai

6 Mar , 2018  

Spencer Interiors’ latest project in Dubai Media City, Criteo Office, creates a unique and fascinating design reflecting the ethos and values of the company.

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: Architecture/Design

Bene Showroom, Dubai

1 Mar , 2018  

Bene’s newly designed, forward-looking showroom in Dubai Design District explores the fundamental changes taking place in office work, now and in the future.

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. 

PROJECT: Hotel

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: Bar

The Radisson Blu Lounge, Ajman

25 Feb , 2018  

DZ Design conceptualized “The Lounge Bar” at the Radisson Blu in Ajman in a sepia tone, encapsulating the retro, old work charm within the luxurious five star hotel.

PROJECT: Department Store

ABC Department Store, Beirut

22 Feb , 2018  

Kinnersley Kent Design launched the latest ABC department store in the famous Verdun Quarter of Beirut, Lebanon, curating the brands as a mid-premium mix of fashion-forward local and international brands.

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.

Scalini, Four Seasons Hotel, Dubai, by Bishop Design LLC

PROJECT: Restaurant

Scalini Four Seasons Hotel, Dubai

20 Feb , 2018  

Bishop Design creates a new addition to the Dubai food scene, at Scalini, adhering to an established knowledgeable Clientele holding a wealth of experience, character and history.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Sierra Brasserie, Nairobi

18 Feb , 2018  

Planning Interiors created a new up-market restaurant that specializes in pairing wines from boutique estates in South Africa with a range of gourmet burgers and tapas.

PROJECT: Hotel

Aloft Hotel, Al Ain

15 Feb , 2018  

Kinnersley Kent designs Aloft Al Ain adjusting the US concept to meet cultural expectations in the region, and developing new experiences to meet the UAE’s 4-star standard.

PROJECT: Coffee Shop/Delicatessen

Pastryology, Dubai

14 Feb , 2018  

Maja Kozel’s most recent design project reflects the personality of the brand that exudes a theme of being delicately patterned and soberly colorful.

PROJECT: Hotel

Hotel Jen, Beijing

13 Feb , 2018  

Stickman Tribe tailor designed the Hotel Jen, Beijing, for the millennial guest aiming to create a new age legacy for the reputable Shangri-La Group. 

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Schiavello Showroom, Dubai

11 Feb , 2018  

For their showroom based in Dubai Design District, Schiavello’s in-house architect, Nick Tennant, conceptualised the space from Melbourne.

PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Mercedes Office, Dubai

8 Feb , 2018  

The working space designed for Mercedes by KPS is both functional and spacious.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Eat Greek – The Beach, Dubai

7 Feb , 2018  

Harrison and Plafond transferred the famous Greek Santorini atmosphere to Eat Greek through its floors, walls and ceilings.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Larte, Dubai

6 Feb , 2018  

Bishop Design showcases the best of contemporary Italian design, culinary creativity and artistic expression at Larte, located in Dubai Design District.

PROJECT: Apartment

Private Residence, City Walk, Dubai

4 Feb , 2018  

Harf Noon Design Studio designed and furnished this city apartment in understated modern luxury on a budget at City Walk, Dubai

PROJECT: Restaurant

One Life Kitchen & Café, Dubai

1 Feb , 2018  

Studio EM developed One Life Kitchen & Café in an earthy, organic and natural tone, keeping the space bright and airy by making the most of natural light.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Demoiselle by Galvin, Dubai

31 Jan , 2018  

Designed by DesignLSM and executed by Compass Project Management and Plafond, this English brand is the first of several Demoiselle outlets to open in the GCC.

PROJECT: Restaurant

Shababeek, Sharjah

30 Jan , 2018  

Pallavi Dean Interiors carefully developed a design story at Shababeek centered around the concept of ‘fusion’ of architectural and design styles that existed in Lebanon for centuries.

PROJECT: Hospitality

The Oberoi Al Zorah Beach Resort, Ajman

28 Jan , 2018  

Lissoni Associati Milan designs a unique destination that boasts an eco-friendly luxury lifestyle at The Oberoi Al Zorah, Ajman. 

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: Consulting/Business Services

SFM Corporate Services Office, Dubai

24 Jan , 2018  

Swiss Bureau has recently completed the design for SFM, a Dubai headquartered financial services firm specializing in offshore company formation.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Little Miss India, Dubai

23 Jan , 2018  

Welcome to the wonderfully mad yet sophisticated world of ‘Little Miss India’, designed by Stickman Tribe and executed by Bond Interiors.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Fin-Tech Hive, Dubai

21 Jan , 2018  

Designed by S2 Interiors and realized by Al Tayer Stocks, Fin-Tech Hive reflects an effervescent design by showcasing the key factors of the company’s central backbone.

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

Poké & Co, Dubai

17 Jan , 2018  

Studio EM took on the Poke & Co space with the aim of creating an airy, fresh and welcoming design that belies the small space.

PROJECT: Hospitality

TORO+KO, Dubai

16 Jan , 2018  

Bishop Design LLC brings a hip and chic vibe to Dubai’s Citywalk in collaboration with Meraas Group in the form of highly anticipated Toro+Ko.

PROJECT: Education

Sharjah English School, Sharjah

14 Jan , 2018  

Pallavi Dean Interiors designs a modern teaching space with a sense of openness and collaboration.

PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Recovery Advisers Office, Dubai

11 Jan , 2018  

SBID completed the design and build for the office of Recovery Advisers, a firm that specializes in credit and project insurance claims.

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. 

PROJECT: Hospitality

Mysk Al Mouj, Muscat

9 Jan , 2018  

GAJ designed Mysk Al Mouj around a contemporary interpretation of Arabic patterns, calligraphy and Omani culture.

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: Hospitality

Nurai Cafe, Dubai

4 Jan , 2018  

Facing the Burj Khalifa, 4SPACE along with Blue Camel Design delivered a trendy and stylish restaurant in Dubai Water Canal, Business Bay.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Al Hamidieh Restaurant, Dubai

3 Jan , 2018  

Al Hamidieh Restaurant was inspired by the largest and most central souk inside the old walled city of Damascus, Al-Hamidiyah Souq.

PROJECT: Residential

Gemini Splendor Residential Development, Dubai

2 Jan , 2018  

Lulie Fisher Design Studio conceptualized luxury interiors for the Gemini Splendor Residential Development while keeping an eye on affordability

PROJECT: Hospitality

Kunjani Wines, Stellenbosch

31 Dec , 2017  

An innovative interior design project by Haldane Martin Iconic Design has opened on the Stellenbosch Wine Route – a new wine estate called Kunjani Wines.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Truth Coffee, Cape Town

28 Dec , 2017  

The world’s oldest coffee capital Truth Coffee approached Haldane Martin in 2011 to design their café interiors, including their award-winning HQ in Cape Town.

PROJECT: Film/Media/Publishing

IFLIX Office, Dubai

27 Dec , 2017  

SBID’s brief by the client was to have a space that was fun and trendy: a place where the staff can work, but also relax, unwind and have fun.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Sundus Rotana, Muscat

26 Dec , 2017  

The Sundus Rotana, Muscat, has been designed by GAJ to offer 215 quality rooms and facilities for business travellers and leisure guests.

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: Government/Semi-Government

NOMAC, Dubai

20 Dec , 2017  

Summertown Interiors collaborated with NOMAC to develop smart solutions for their interior space and company branding, resulting in a fantastic environment for their people.

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: Hospitality

Carluccio’s, Dubai

17 Dec , 2017  

Carluccio’s represents a movement from the norm of the brand as Harrison dials up the sophistication of the design to position it appropriately in the local market. 

PROJECT: Hospital

Mediclinic City Hospital Royal & VIP Suite Renovation, Dubai

14 Dec , 2017  

Mediclinic sought out Massa Design to turn-in the 9th floor of its existing facility, to an exclusive floor of one Royal Suite and four VIP suites.

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: Government/Semi-Government

Dubai Smart Government HQ, Dubai

12 Dec , 2017  

Bluehaus Group was approached by Smart Dubai Government to design an innovative and leading-edge working space.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

XBD Collective Office, Dubai

10 Dec , 2017  

The main focal point of the design of XBD Collective’s office was for their clients to get inspired and also to be able to ‘touch and feel’ their designs, not only on a material board but in a real environment.

PROJECT: Hospital

Mediclinic North Wing and Hospital Renovation, Dubai

7 Dec , 2017  

Mediclinic planned to brand the new City Hospital North Wing project as a specialty Oncology Center.

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: Architecture/Design

Swiss Corporation for Design & Technology Showroom, Dubai

5 Dec , 2017  

Pallavi Dean Interiors opted for a minimalist yet playful and colourful design for Swisscotec’s showroom in Dubai Design District.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Yeotown Kitchen, London

3 Dec , 2017  

Brand Creative worked closely with the founders of London based Yeotown to develop a design that was consistent with the eatery’s persona whilst keeping in mind the central location.

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: Architecture/Design

Massa Office, Dubai

29 Nov , 2017  

For their office space, Massa designed a creative, collaborative and relaxed workspace for their employees.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort, Dibba

28 Nov , 2017  

The 180-room Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort is located in the Emirate of Fujairah, known for its mountainous scene and its coastline along the Gulf of Oman.

PROJECT: Advertising/Marketing

Quirk, Red & Yellow, and BrandsEye, Cape Town

26 Nov , 2017  

Karpinski Design kept as many original features as they could in the interior for this Cape Town based project.

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: Bank/Financial/Investments

Mastercard Butterfly Project, Dubai

22 Nov , 2017  

The driver for this project was flexibility and the idea behind it was “re-use”, as fixed furniture was avoided where possible for the Mastercard project.

PROJECT: Education

The Swiss International Scientific School of Dubai, Al Jaddaf

21 Nov , 2017  

Designed by SBID and constructed by Al Ahmadiah Contracting and Trading, the Scientific International School of Dubai is located in Al Jaddaf.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Urbanologi, Johannesburg

19 Nov , 2017  

Haldane Martin has designed a brewery and restaurant interior for Mad Giant beer that plays with scale referencing oversized metal toy construction kits.

PROJECT: Retail

Le BHV Marais, Citywalk Dubai

12 Nov , 2017  

For Le BVH Marais, the Kristina Zanic Consultants design team came up with something a little more special for the double height space.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Bloomsbury’s, Bengaluru

9 Nov , 2017  

For Bloomsbury’s, the client envisaged a space that can transport you back in time to the quaint British cafe’s of London.

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: Hospitality

Ranches Restaurant, Dubai

7 Nov , 2017  

For Ranches Restaurant, Emaar’s brief to the Kristina Zanic design team was to refresh the whole interior look.

Pallavi Dean

PROJECT: Apparel/Beauty/Fashion

Mrs B Salon, Dubai

5 Nov , 2017  

Pallavi Dean’s brief was to create a unique design approach for Mrs B. Salon – one that stands out and aids with the branding of the overall space.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Nyama Mama, Kenya

2 Nov , 2017  

Planning Interiors and R World Enterprises conceptualised a roadside diner atmosphere for Kenya based Nyama Mama.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Menagerie Eatery, Dubai

31 Oct , 2017  

Binchy and Binchy have created a restaurant interior that defines a balance between elegance and comfort.

Invisible Design

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Gensler Office, Dubai

29 Oct , 2017  

Gensler’s new office in the prestigious Rolex Tower in DIFC is testament to their work ethics and encourages collaboration and creativity.

PROJECT: Residential

Private Residence, Dubai

26 Oct , 2017  

Design Matter designed a private residence with a clean minimal aesthetic that also created a sense of luxury and warmth.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Bar Muda, Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa

25 Oct , 2017  

MMAC Associates have designed a versatile and elegant space with a cigar lounge, light bites and entertainment that enriches the experience of a timeless colonial setting.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

Heart of Sharjah Sales Office, Sharjah

24 Oct , 2017  

The office for Shurooq (Sharjah Investment and Development Authority) approached Maja Kozel Design to design the interior of the sales office of the Heart of Sharjah. Designed to be subtle and minimal, it is all about the experience of the space, which is unique, true to the Emirati culture and forward-looking in its fusion of the old and new narratives.

PROJECT: Hardware/Software Development

ThoughtWorks, Johannesburg

22 Oct , 2017  

Karpinski Design was tasked with designing ThoughtWorks’ African and South African headquarters which is based in Johannesburg.

PROJECT: Hospitality

The Grill Pit, Dubai

19 Oct , 2017  

U+A has incorporated crucial design elements for The Grill Pit located at the St. Regis Hotel that reflect a memorable hotel experience.

PROJECT: Apparel/Beauty/Fashion

Pandora Regional HQ, Dubai

18 Oct , 2017  

One of the world’s most up-and-coming jewellery brands, Pandora, reached out to XWorks Interiors for the design of their regional head quarters.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa, Dubai

17 Oct , 2017  

LW Design were appointed to transform the existing hotel lobby, piano bar and brasserie restaurant at the Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa, 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.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Jetex DWC Lounge, Dubai

12 Oct , 2017  

Perkins + Will designed an experience for clients with focus on 5 star hospitality and contemporary interior design  that includes a touch of retail.

PROJECT: Residential

Private Residence, Burj Daman, Dubai

11 Oct , 2017  

For this private residence based in Burj Daman, Sneha Divias Atelier’s goal was to create a unique and refined take on metropolitan living.

PROJECT: Apparel/Beauty/Fashion

Rossano Ferretti Hair Spa, Dubai

10 Oct , 2017  

This hair spa is adorned with character, acknowledging the original building’s residential past through a carefully curated sequence of spaces.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Ahrend @ Dutch Design Centre, Dubai

8 Oct , 2017  

Ahrend joins other Dutch design based companies in the recently launched Dutch Design Center at Dubai Design District.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Buddha Bar, Dubai

5 Oct , 2017  

LW Design has recently completed a refurbishment of the Buddha Bar at Grosvenor House.

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: Hospitality

Fairmont Quasar Istanbul, Turkey

1 Oct , 2017  

Designed by Wilson Associates, the Fairmont Quasar Istanbul serves as a genuine hub for the well-travelled.

PROJECT: Residential

Private Residence, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

28 Sep , 2017  

Sneha Divias Atelier approached the design of this luxury private residence with a balanced and holistic view.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

VE Experts Office, Dubai

26 Sep , 2017  

Intended to foster a more collaborative working style, S2 Interiors’ design of this architectural office brings together the studio’s 30 staff on one floor.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Media One Hotel, Dubai

24 Sep , 2017  

Media One Hotel redefines itself with edgy interior makeover by LW Design.

PROJECT: Hospitality

El Chiringuito Ibiza.Dubai

21 Sep , 2017  

Designed by award winning design practice ANARCHITECT, El Chiringuito Ibiza.Dubai is a new venture into the UAE’s dynamic hospitality scene.

Worktech Dubai 2017

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Xworks Interiors Office, Dubai

19 Sep , 2017  

Xworks Interiors were facing a challenge when they decided to design their new office space as they had grown out of their old home.

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: 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 provide three major improvements for their office relocation from Deira to Dubai Design District.

PROJECT: Food/Beverage

BOS Office, Woodstock, Cape Town

10 Sep , 2017  

BOS is a proudly South African ice tea company known for its striking branding, brightly coloured packaging and iconic Afro identity.

PROJECT: Residential

Private residence, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

7 Sep , 2017  

This private residence is situated in the leafy suburb of Westville, Durban, South Africa.

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: Hospitality

Cho Gao, Abu Dhabi

3 Sep , 2017  

As Cho Gao is an existing franchise concept of Creneau International, their main challenge for this location was to redevelop the identity and design.

The Future of Workspaces

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: Transportation

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: Retail

Hamac, Dubai

19 Jul , 2017  

The interior uplift and rebrand of the Hamac flagship store explores the idea of “luxurious beach chic”.

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: 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!

1

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.

1

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.

2

PROJECT: Hospitality

Bazxar Restaurant, DIFC, Dubai

19 Apr , 2017  

The Bazxar restaurant at DIFC has a design focussed on recreating an artistic yet industrial look complete with a lot of metal works & graffiti wall.

2

PROJECT: Hospitality

Der Keller Restaurant, Dubai

17 Apr , 2017  

The refurbishment of Der Keller (the Cellar) one of UAE’s first German restaurants was successfully completed for the Jumeirah Group.

1

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

2

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.

3

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.

3

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.

1

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.

1

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.

1

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.

2

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

KOI Restaurant, St. Regis Saadiyat Island

25 Jan , 2017  

Located in The Collection right across from The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Hotel entrance, KOI is in one of the most prestigious, sought-after areas in Abu Dhabi. Bishop Design was appointed to design the restaurant by TDIC.

2

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.

1

PROJECT: Hospitality

BOA Steakhouse – Eastern Mangroves Promenade, Abu Dhabi

23 Jan , 2017  

The brief for the Boa Steakhouse was to create a nightclub venue, with a theatrical atmosphere that would bring a new direction to the world of nightlife and stage entertainment. The venue is conveniently placed to attract elite individuals and a clientele searching for an enhanced nightlife experience.

1

PROJECT: Hospitality

Fairmont Ajman

16 Jan , 2017  

Retaining a grasp of its local heritage the Fairmont Ajman is a sophisticated hotel designed to successfully marry the traditional and the contemporary.

3

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: Bank/Financial/Investments

ES Bankers Dubai

26 Dec , 2016  

ES Bankers are a private banking and wealth management operation incorporated in the Dubai International Financial Centre. Due to the Company’s growth plans, their requirement was to complete the fit out and joinery works for their offices, managing a 2 stage expansion program increasing their capacity from 20 employees to 45 with room for further growth.

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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: Healthcare

Astellas Pharma Offices

20 Dec , 2016  

Designed by Pringle Brandon Perkins and Will, and project managed by CBRE, the offices feature a reception area, large scale conference room, an integrated breakout area combined with pantry to promote collaboration in an informal environment, plus IT function areas to host the server and printing facilities.

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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

Intercontinental Dubai Marina Hotel & Hotel Apartments

29 Nov , 2016  

The InterContinental hotel tower contributes to the other 2 towers of Bay Central project, a 3-tower exclusive development that is already called “The Jewel of Dubai Marina”. The 5 star hotel is composed of 39 floors, has 328 hotel rooms and residence suites, 6 F&B outlets, 9 meeting rooms, full treatment spa separate for men and women, outdoor swimming pool.

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PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Desert Routes, Boulevard Plaza – Dubai

28 Nov , 2016  

Materials like Steel, Exotic blue marble from Brazil and polished concrete were used side by side to give the office a modern, bespoke design and the warm wooden floor was chosen to contrast the solid materials and make the environment more cozy. Greenery was also introduced on the main wall of the office as well as the partition in the center to add more life to the space and help in creating a more efficient working environment. Also, the fully glazed walls were utilized by the whole space.

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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: Law Firm/Legal Services

Norton Rose, Sowwah Square – Abu Dhabi

19 Nov , 2016  

ISG were appointed by Norton Rose as their fit out contractor for their office located on level 15 of Tower 1, Sowwah Square. The project ethos was to re-create the Norton Rose brand at Sowwah Square and achieve a level of continuity in all their offices worldwide.

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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: Bank/Financial/Investments

Al Hilal Bank – Masdar Retail Branch, Abu Dhabi

16 Nov , 2016  

ISG were appointed by Al Hilal Bank to provide them with a new design for their retail branches in Masdar City.

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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: Bank/Financial/Investments

Macquarie Capital – Abu Dhabi

15 Nov , 2016  

ISG were appointed by Macquarie Group as their fit out contractor for their office located in Sowwah Square, in Tower 1, level 8.

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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

InterContinental Regency Hotel, Bahrain

11 Nov , 2016  

Stunning modern design meets timeless hospitality at this luxury hotel, an iconic destination in Manama. IHG commissioned dwp to complete extensive renovations and upgrades spanning the guest rooms and public areas, including the lobby, reception, lobby lounge, Italian restaurant and all-day dining facility.

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PROJECT: Hospitality

Jumeirah Emirates Towers Refurbishment

11 Nov , 2016  

dwp was appointed to refurbish the guest rooms and some public areas of the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel in Dubai. A landmark hotel and one of the most prestigious in the Gulf, the challenge lay in creating a design that would maintain the loyalty of existing business customers, yet appeal to tourists and families.

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PROJECT: Hospital

Prime Hospital Dubai

11 Nov , 2016  

Prime Healthcare Group invited international architecture and interior design firm dwp to design selected areas for a 70-bed Hospital in Dubai, UAE. The brief was to provide an economical, attractive and welcoming design solution of international standard for this contemporary facility.

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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

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

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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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: Hospitality

Gold on 27

17 Oct , 2016  

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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: Law Firm/Legal Services

Stephenson Harwood – Dubai

5 Sep , 2016  

The International law firms’ intent was to open a branch in the UAE to expand their services in the Middle East Region. The brief was to create the new office by following the branding guildelines of Stephenson Harwood while incorporating design elements that reflect the cultural context.

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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: 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.

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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, 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.

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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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