Business of design

Middle East Revealed: “Just because we are creating contemporary design it doesn’t mean we are losing our identity” says Khalid Shafar

A contemporary exploration of Middle Eastern design was showcased at London Design Festival this year at an exhibition called ‘Middle East Revealed’ … More

Are designers being protected from piracy in the UAE?

Regulations over creative infringement in the UAE are extensive and varied, and most of the time—they mirror those same regulations in other … More

Blueprint for growth: A guide to starting your own design firm

The world of design has taken centre stage in the region with the rise of design and architecture projects as well as … More

The future of design technology at the BIM Breakfast

This year architectural and building services consultants working in Dubai have to employ BIM (Building Information Modeling) on major projects to obtain … More

Inspired by design

Paul and Ellen Bishop, of Bishop Design Associates, raise the roof with the launch of their boutique showroom in Al Barsha, Dubai UAE: … More

Capital Designs

As an exciting ‘hub for design’, Abu Dhabi looks forward to a vibrant 2012 Amidst current global economic conditions and political tensions … More

IIDA to open Middle East Chapter in May

Association claims global demographics and technology have drastically changed architecture and design over the last 10 years UAE: IIDA will open a … More

Has the recession changed your business model?

Since the recession, cashflow is the toughest thing to manage for designers because clients want longer payment terms and suppliers put bills … More

UK-based UBM Built Environment cancels Interiors UAE

UAE: UBM Built Environment has cancelled the interior design exhibition, Interiors UAE, which was last held in May 2011 at ADNEC, Abu … More

Learning curve

Graeme Fisher, partner, GAJ education team, discusses the need for classrooms that are flexible enough to handle multiple learning and changes in … More

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