Topic: Anarchitect

CID Awards 2017: Anarchitect wins best outdoor design awards for El Chiringuito Ibiza.Dubai

Interior architect and founder of Dubai-based studio Anarchitect, Jonathan Ashmore, picked up the award in Best Outdoor Design category, which was reintroduced this year, for his work on El Chiringuito Ibiza.Dubai. Anarchitect’s focus was to create a space that felt like the Mediterranean … More

CID Awards 2017: Anarchitect wins award for retail design

The award for retail design of the year went to Dubai-based architecture and design firm Anarchitect for its recent refurbishment project Rossano Ferretti Hairspa in Dubai’s Jumeirah neighbourhood. Judges described the project as “elegant, brave and above all else, different.” They also said … More

Size cuts for residential units should be compensated with better amenities, says Jonathan Ashmore of Anarchitect

During the advisory panel for the 2017 designMENA Summit, local architects and designers discussed the imminent issues and trends in the industry. Jonathan Ashmore, founder of Anarchitect, commented on the evolution of the residential design sector, explaining that end user experience is becoming … More

Anarchitect renovates 1970s Dubai villa for international hair salon Rossano Ferretti

The internationally acclaimed haircare brand Rossano Ferretti Hairspa has just opened the doors to its first branch in the Middle East on Beach Road in Dubai’s Jumeirah area. The new salon sits in a recently renovated villa, completed by Dubai-based architect and design … More

Case study: El Chiringuito designed by Anarchitect

Designed by Anarchitect, El Chiringuito is a new venture into the UAE’S dynamic hospitality scene. At the tip of the eastern crescent of Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah lies El Chiringuito, the sister project of Ibiza’s restaurant and beach club. Designed by Dubai-based Anarchitect studio, … More

5 things you don’t want to miss in the latest issue of Commercial Interior Design magazine

The June issue of Commercial Interior Design magazine is out now. Here are some of the stories you don’t want to miss in this edition. Commercial Interior Design speaks to Dubai-based designer Paul Bishop about his latest projects and his decision to relaunch Bishop Design … More

First look: Anarchitect designs El Chiringuito Ibiza, Dubai

For El Chiringuito Ibiza, Dubai project, Dubai-based design studio Anarchitect inherited an existing space which the team had to completely transform within a tight time frame. designMENA gets the first look. Jonathan Ashmore, founder and director of Anarchitect, explains that the challenge was to … More

Jonathan Ashmore on designing with context in mind

Jonathan Ashmore, founder and director of Anarchitect, writes about the challenges when designing outdoor spaces.  It is imperative to look back at the heritage of the region to understand the traditional use of outdoor spaces and their cultural and social importance. The traditional … More