• May 26, 2018
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Design Diary

  • 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
  • Christmas decor ideas for this year
    Dec 07, 2017 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    From the tree to the table and everything in between, this is your ultimate guide to the most beautiful festive decor
  • Made in the UAE: A land of innovative designs
    Nov 29, 2017 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    The Emirates is home to some of the most exciting, culture sensitive and original talent
  • Designers worth celebrating
    Nov 23, 2017 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    With the 2017 design season under our belt, here are some of the most exciting names and brands raising the bar for exceptional design
  • Design with a cause at d3
    Nov 16, 2017 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    State of Earth, the latest gallery show at the art and design destination, seeks to instigate awareness and inspire change
  • Dubai Design Week 2017: 10 things to check out
    Nov 12, 2017 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Here’s your definitive guide to the third edition of this citywide celebration of design and the creative spirit that starts November 13
  • Downtown Design returns What to expect
    Nov 08, 2017 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    For its fifth anniversary, the industry fair dedicated to premium design returns, bigger and more diverse than ever
  • Secrets of high jewellery design unlocked
    Oct 26, 2017 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    L’Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels brings its coveted Savoir-Faire to the UAE with the Dubai edition of its master classes
  • New wave Indian designers to watch out for
    Oct 19, 2017 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    A crop of emerging talents are rewriting the Indian aesthetic for a global audience
  • Art for the floor
    Oct 11, 2017 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    A carpet revolution underway and we are witness to this revival of the crafts that is responsible for some of the finest works of interior arts
  • My Dubai installation unveiled at d3
    Oct 10, 2017 Pratyush Sarup, Special to tabloid!
    Dubai Design District’s latest large-scale city sign is an ode to the popular hashtag