Business of design

Office design: How not to choose fads over functionality

New-age workplaces are radically changing and replacing the cookie-cutter mould that had defined conventional office design so far. Businesses are increasingly realising … More

Residents played a vital role in the design of One Palm, says Omniyat development director

Dubai-based developer Omniyat’s development, One Palm served many challenges due to its unconventional approach to residential design, which includes equally large indoor … More

Survey results revealed for design copyright in the Middle East

The infringement of design copyright is a global problem, but a particularly sensitive issue in the Middle East. Everyone seems to know … More

Design Day Dubai: AHEC launches “Seed to Seat” project

Seven UAE-based designers have created wooden chairs made out of American hardwoods and, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), for … More

Growth of the regional design community

Rue Kothari, Fair Director of Downtown Design, writes about the prospect of Dubai becoming a new design hub for the Middle East … More

Gallery: Dubai Ruler tours Cityscape Global 2016

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurated Cityscape Global … More

In pictures: World’s largest indoor theme park opens in Dubai

World’s largest indoor theme park, IMG Worlds of Adventure, finally opened its doors to the public and we checked out the final … More

The Hangar Exhibition: Furniture design from Lebanon to Amman

The inaugural Amman Design Week, will take place from 1-9 September, featuring selected works by both acclamied and a new generation of … More

Justin Wells, Studio HBA says mid-range hospitality market is experiencing a boom in Dubai

The mid-range hospitality market has seen a continued influx across the GCC region in the past couple of years, with Dubai taking … More

Abraaj and the Royal College of Art scholars announced

The Abraaj Group and the Royal College of Art announced five new Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholars for the 2016/17 academic year. Launched … More

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