• August 15, 2018
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Design Diary

  • How to do a tropical theme right at home
    Aug 09, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    The season’s hottest trend is also one of the most difficult to master. Follow these steps for instant drama
  • Design Diary: The most Instagrammable hotels
    Aug 02, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Creature comforts go on the back burner when competing with social media likes
  • Design Diary: Walk into the light
    Jul 26, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Lighting often makes or breaks a design scheme and these are the designers the world is watching
  • Design Diary: Five-star luxury for your bedroom
    Jul 19, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    One of life’s greatest luxuries is to have a pillow to rest your weary head on; try these tricks to bring that status to your sanctuary
  • Making a case for pastel interiors
    Jul 11, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    When it comes to all things lifestyle, pastels have shed their girlie associations to emerge as a unisex choice
  • Design Diary: Apps to style up your interiors
    Jun 28, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Our happy space in interiors is mapped, ready to download on our smartphones
  • London, the summer capital for the arts
    Jun 21, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    One of the UAE’s favourite holiday destinations, the British capital is hosting some exceptional shows this season
  • Design Diary: The art of the picture wall
    Jun 14, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    These are the ultimate in lending character and personality to the home — here’s how you can create your own
  • Vegan interiors for a fashionable home
    Jun 06, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Why stop at vegan eating and vegan fashion when you can do a 360 degree? Cruelty-free home wares are the way forward
  • The hottest interior trends of 2018
    May 30, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Step into the sunshine with these super cool looks that easily update your home without breaking the bank
  • A beginners’ guide to green thumbs
    May 24, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Plants are the season’s hottest tip to lush interiors. Here is how you create your own Instagram-worthy green haven
  • Design Diary: Iftars to try this Ramadan
    May 16, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Here are four stylish venues to get together with loved ones
  • Top kitchen and bathroom trends of 2018
    May 09, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Real advancement in design relies on new technology
  • How to design homes for kids
    May 03, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Renewed focus on the young design consumer has imbued a sense of fantasy and discovery in the creative community
  • Milan Design Week: 5 takeaways for the region
    Apr 24, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    As we bid farewell to the 2018 edit of the global event, here is what our regional designers can learn from their global counterparts
  • Design Diary: The worth of Design Weeks
    Mar 29, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    There is more to these design weeks than forecasting the season’s must-haves
  • Ali Shawwa’s art showcases his complex roots
    Mar 20, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Ahead of his Dubai show, the contemporary artist looks back at his journey of self-discovery and what lies ahead
  • How art is blooming in the UAE
    Mar 14, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    As a nationwide celebration of the arts begins this month, here are some highlights you simply have to experience
  • Design is act of community at d3
    Mar 08, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    In a short three years, Dubai Design District has fast-tracked the growth of our creative industries
  • Black: Your secret interior trick
    Mar 01, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    It is not the most obvious choice for warm interiors, but this dark, moody hue is the way forward in home decor
  • What we can learn from British design
    Feb 22, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    As the Middle East develops its own contemporary vocabulary, the Brits present compelling case studies
  • Why Al Quoz is a hub for diverse creative space
    Feb 14, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Dubai-born creative brands are lending a new kind of cool to Al Quoz’s burgeoning repute as the region’s creative heart
  • 10 of Dubai’s most beautiful restaurants
    Feb 07, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Dine in style this Valentine’s Day with our pick of design-led venues that guarantee the good times
  • An ode to Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad
    Jan 31, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    In memory of iconic Swedish magnate, we explore how the furniture giant is shifting gears to focus on quality, design and sustainability
  • Design Diary: A new scent of Dubai
    Jan 24, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Fragrance expert Julia Volet recently launched her eponymous candles brand
  • Design Diary: Top interior trends for 2018
    Jan 18, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    These easy-to-implement design directions guarantee an instant facelift to your home without having to break the bank
  • Art, fashion exhibitions to visit in 2018
    Jan 10, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    From Azzedine Alaia’s craftmanship to Stefano Graziani’s imagery, pack your bags for a celebration of art
  • 2018: The year of purple
    Jan 02, 2018 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    As Pantone hails the colour as its go-to for this year, we decipher the subtle social messages behind this not so subtle hue
  • 2017 review: The year in design
    Dec 26, 2017 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    We look back at the most innovative, most original and most inspiring design moments from the year that was
  • Last minute gift ideas for the design junkie
    Dec 17, 2017 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    If you still haven’t found that perfect gift for the design aficionado in your life, this guide will save your life