Renowned Saudi designer unveils a Quran Stand as the first product from this new collection.
Dubai, May 2017: AYA The Art of Living, a distinctive Saudi product and furniture designer, launches the innovative Quran Stand this Ramadan. This new product represents the first from a new line, ‘The Alef Collection’. The Alef Collection is a yearly Ramadan Capsule Collection with a range of products that celebrates and re-contextualizes heritage whilst adding a festive spirit, educational innovations, and a reconnection to Islamic icons for children and adults during the holy month. This line has been created with the sister of Ayah Al Bitar; Haya Al Bitar, and will be available by private order from the Dubai based design studios.
Conceptualized by Haya and created by Ayah Al Bitar, the vision for this line ......read more
LG Connected Appliances Work with the Google Assistant on Google Home To Deliver Easy, Immediate Connectivity and Convenience
Dubai, May 22, 2017: At Google I/O, LG Electronics (LG) announced a lineup of smart appliances that are fully compatible with the Google Assistant on Google Home, ushering in cutting-edge connectivity and convenience for today’s smart home. Google Home services will begin rolling out this month in the United States on LG’s premium portfolio of connected smart devices, including the LG SIGNATURE brand washing machine and dryer, refrigerator, oven range and air purifier as well as an LG air condi-tioner and robotic vacuum. Dates of availability in other markets will be announced lo-cally at the time of launch.
With Google Home, users will be able to access the full range of the Google ......read more
Endorsed by DDFC, the 27th edition of the MENA region’s biggest interiors exhibition will showcase innovative design works by emerging local talent as part of Tanween by Tashkeel
Dubai, 21st May 2017: Aligned with its mandate to support regional and local talent, the Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC) announces its participation in INDEX Design Series, featuring innovative, relevant, desirable and functional design projects as part of the Tanween programme by Tashkeel. The Middle East & North Africa’s prime interiors show will bring together 40,000 interior designers, suppliers, architects and project managers to Dubai from 22 – 25 May 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Fostering an environment to produce and nurture future industry leaders and entrepreneurs, the DDFC space will host ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 18,2017: The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, switched on today the newly constructed solar plant in Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp. Funded by the IKEA Foundation’s Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign, the solar farm has brought power to a population that lived for two years without electricity and will contribute to the Jordan national energy strategy to achieve a green economy by 2020.
The 2-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) plant provides electricity to 20,000 Syrian refugees living in almost 5,000 shelters in Azraq camp, covering the energy needs of the two villages connected to the national grid. Each family can now connect a fridge, a TV, a fan, have light inside the shelter and charge their phones, which is critical for refugees to keep in contact with their relatives abroad.
Azraq camp ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 18,2017: West Elm launches the new summer collection that takes inspiration from a number of elements. With over xx pieces of fine artistic craftsmanship, the new collection is available at all West Elm stores across the Middle East.
This season, styled furniture including chairs, tables and dining sets add a stylish edge, quirky character and individual charm to any space. West Elm’s distinctive style takes inspiration from architecture, machinery and sense of art. They combine metals with reclaimed woods and vintage materials to create chic individual pieces that are practical yet playful, packed with surprising ideas, at affordable prices.
Unlike many home labels, West Elm furniture products are created in–house, where the design team carefully selects organic, handcrafted, sustainably sourced ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 16 May, 2017: Home Centre, the region's leading home retailer, is set to launch a limited-edition Ramadan collection in collaboration with Mawaheb from Beautiful People.
Mawaheb is an art studio for people with special needs aged 16 years and above, located in Dubai’s culturally rich historical neighbourhood of Al Fahidi, popularly known as Al Bastakiya. Reflecting the key message of ‘Year of Giving' in UAE, the launch of the collection is aligned with Home Centre’s aim to promote local talent and give them wider recognition for their extraordinary abilities.
Throughout the Holy Month, customers will be able to choose from a delightful range of home accessories – including cushions, coffee mugs and wall arts –designed by the gifted artists from Mawaheb.
The ......read more
Dubai, 15 May 2017: The new Ramadan collection from the Swedish home furnishing retailer IKEA, also called the HEMMAFEST collection, is all about the tranquillity of the Holy Month of Ramadan. It aims to inspire everyone to get together for much-awaited celebrations with family and friends.
Among many homes across the region, this spiritual month is a time for remembering and reviving traditional routines. It is also the season to spend quality time with loved ones, devour delicious home-cooked food, and of course, refresh the home décor into a very festive Ramadan look.
The HEMMAFEST collection consists of tableware and home textiles that go perfectly with the spirit of the month and the joyous occasion of Eid. And every cup, plate, tray or cushion, can perfectly complement the house décor and furnishings for all kinds of ......read more
DUBAI, May 14, 2017 — Home ownership is a sign of success and is a desire for many individuals and families around the globe. And residents of the GCC countries are no different. But when the move happens, the house is no longer a dream. It is a new-founded reality that homeowners often wish to perfect by ensuring the new home is smarter and more connected.
While the home has always been a place where families could escape from the pressures of the world, modern technology is transforming the definition of a “good, safe, secure home” to something more complex. How can safety and security be expanded through modern technology to offer benefits that go beyond the expectations of homeowners? What separates a house from a home?
“LG has been at the forefront of developing smart home ......read more
SIA also launches its new Spring-Summer Collection to select invitees
Dubai, UAE, May 10, 2017: IDdesign, a leading international home lifestyle brand offering contemporary furniture and accessories hosted an exclusive floral workshop from SIA for select invitees at its Mall of the Emirates store. SIA is a globally recognized brand of decorative flowers.
The masterclass was conducted by Susana Garcia Santos, expert florist and Senior Visual Merchandiser from SIA headquarters in France, who presented a variety of floral arrangements and captivating bouquets to illustrate different styles for audience members. The invitees also sought suggestions on different styles of floral decorations and discussed ways to effectively use SIA flowers in different sections of a home.
The gathering also witnessed the launch of ......read more
Dubai, May 09, 2017: Caparol, a global leader in the paints industry, has opened its largest and exclusive, customer experience center in Al Quoz, Dubai. The new center takes customers through an exclusive journey of Caparol’s wide range of colours and designs.
Caparol has designed the new centre to portray the brand’s German roots by showcasing conventional and modern product ranges, while maintaining the unique aesthetic aspects of its colours and textures. The centre marks Caparol’s commitment to bring a unique touch-and-feel experience to its customers in the region. It also enhances the brand’s ability to support customers to choose right colours, paint textures, styles and looks.
Commenting on the opening of the new experience center, Ralf Murjahn, CEO, DAW (Deutsche Amphibolin Werke von ......read more
Survey insights on UAE Residents’ views support IKEA’s global Life at Home research, embodied by IKEA UAE’s – Home is Here Campaign
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 8, 2017: UAE residents consider the UAE their home and are living here in excess of five years, a piece of research by Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA - part of Al-Futtaim group of companies, has unveiled.
When asked where they would call home, 93% revealed their strong attachment to the country by citing the UAE, whilst more than two-thirds of those questioned have lived here for more than five years.
The research, which was commissioned by IKEA to accompany its latest regional advertising campaign, Home is Here, aimed to understand what transforms a house into a home – which in the UAE is often rented and not ......read more
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Dubai, 18 April 2017: The new Art Event 2017 collection, from the Swedish home furnishing retailer IKEA, has launched across all IKEA stores this April. Introducing a limited-edition collection which features 12 posters with hand-drawn motifs from a carefully curated selection of artists from all over the world.
The 2017 collection is the third installment within the series, as IKEA strives to provide people all over the world with affordable and functional designs, and continues its mission to also make great art accessible for everyone.
The Art Event 2017 collection is created by enlisting some of the most exciting, established and up-and-coming artists from around the world to contribute to a collection of posters featuring works drawn by hand. The style of the collection is highly eclectic and diverse with ......read more
Engineered for excellence: the innovative range creates a new, revolutionary dimension of office seating
Dubai, UAE; 15 April, 2017:
Leading German workplace seating innovator, Interstuhl, has taken its next step in the GCC market with the launch of the new VINTAGEis5 product line. The spectacular launch event took place at Armani Hotel Dubai on 12 April, 2017, where the award-winning new seating range made its regional debut in front of a selected gathering of VIP guests, partners, stakeholders and members of the media.
Featuring an integrated design concept from designer Volker Eysing, the high-class VINTAGEis5 range combines a distinctive character with innovative features. The 2017 win of the German Design Award for design excellence is proof of the product line’s elegant aesthetics, while technical world ......read more
- Animal Health business, following a positive 2016, is poised for strong long-term growth and industry leadership after the strategic addition of Merial
- Boehringer Ingelheim’s animal health business is now the second largest company in the global animal health market
- In the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), Boehringer Ingelheim provides solutions that improve health in livestock, horses and poultry
United Arab Emirates – 13 April, 2017: Three months after acquiring animal health leader Merial in a strategic transaction with Sanofi, Boehringer Ingelheim revealed its ambition to compete for industry leadership worldwide in animal health. Boehringer Ingelheim’s management recently discussed the importance of its animal health business and its ......read more
Accent chairs add a homely focal point while offering up a practical seating solution whether in a living area, bedroom or hallway. Homes R Us offer an eclectic selection to suit traditional, contemporary or classical tastes.
About Homes r Us
Established in 2003, as a one-stop store for stylish home concepts, Homes r Us is a complete lifestyle destination showcasing a wide range of home furniture, furnishings and accessories. The first store opened at the Madinat Zayed Centre in Abu Dhabi. Its arrival in the capital ushered in a new era and subsequently redefined lifestyles in the UAE. The success and plaudits it garnered in a short time was phenomenal, paving the way for its rapid expansion across the region. Today, the brand caters to the lifestyle demands of consumers across UAE, Qatar and Bahrain (Known as ‘The Home ......read more
Dubai, April 3, 2017: The new Stockholm collection, from the Swedish home furnishing retailer IKEA, is all about the beauty of doing things at the right pace. It is a collection of furniture and home accessories using natural material that have taken their time to come to life.
The first Stockholm collection was launched in 1984. Each new collection is different from previous ones, but they all share some common characteristics: Scandinavian modernity of the highest quality in form, function and materials — but at an affordable price.
As a carefully curated collection of 47 pieces, made from natural and tactile materials such as rattan, hand-blown glass and ash, it is designed to mix and blend with what is already at home and been made to use and enjoy, every day.
While working on the Stockholm collection, ......read more
Dubai, March 30, 2017: United Furniture, a leading furniture and furnishings brand in the UAE, has released their key trends for the season. The latest collection is vibrant and stylish with beautiful home accessories to help create a brighter and more colourful living environment for all.
The two trends unveiled by United Furniture are Metally Focused and Look of Aluminum. Metally Focused carefully intersperses hints of metal with stylish designs and styles. The entire look is fresh, clean and futuristic.
The Look of Aluminum collection has beautiful statement pieces that will make any room stand out.
Some of the new pieces in the collections are:
Trend No. 1: Metally Focused
Metal Photo Frame - A beautifully crafted metal frame for your favourite pictures from will add to the sophisticated vibe ......read more
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Check the ESMA Label: Home appliances such as refrigerators, dishwashers and washing machines consume a lot of electricity. To address this and build a sustainable environment, UAE is focused on promoting the use of energy efficient products. The Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) test and certify appliances on various parameters including energy efficiency. The ESMA Label is mandatory on appliances being sold in UAE and is to be visibly displayed on each product. ......read more
Over 116 years of British craftsmanship, heritage and expertise now available in Vispring’s first UAE Showroom
United Arab Emirates, 28th March 2017: Intercoil International, the leading manufacturer, retailer and distributor of premium beds, bedding and bedroom furniture in the Middle East has announced the regional launch of award-winning British brand Vispring, the go-to bed manufacturer for royalty, celebrities, politicians, business leaders and sports personalities throughout the world.
Renowned for hand crafting bespoke beds since it pioneered the world’s first pocket sprung mattress in 1901, Vispring combines the finest natural materials with the skilled craft of master artisans passed down from generation to generation. Ten of the 14 models available in Vispring’s global catalogue will be ......read more
App-controlled water sensor to prevent domestic water damage
Home-owners underestimate the risk of water damage
Dubai, March 27, 2017: GROHE Sense and GROHE Sense Guard are GROHE’s latest intelligent solutions for the smart home. The GROHE Sense smart water sensor monitors humidity, detects leaks and alerts homeowners instantly in case of a problem, while GROHE Sense Guard is installed in the main water pipe and can switch off the water supply in case of a burst pipe. Both use ground-breaking smart technology, allowing them to be monitored and controlled using the brand-new GROHE ONDUS App.
Preventable water damage
GROHE Sense and GROHE Sense Guard have been created to address the issue of water damage in households as an underestimated risk as a survey conducted by GROHE earlier this year shows. Half of ......read more
Tanzania, March 25, 2017: GSM Group, Tanzania-based multi-conglomerate has recently opened doors to a new home concept in the GSM Mall called Danube Home, which is a subsidiary of UAE’s leading firm Danube Group. The Grand Opening Ceremony of the store was done in the presence of Ghalib S. Mohamed, President GSM Group, and Rizwan Sajan, who is the Chairman and Founder of Danube Group.
Spanning an area of 3500 square meters, the new store is located on Airport road and will house an array of home furnishing products making it a one-stop shop for home solutions. The categories include Living: Sofas, Bedrooms, Chandeliers, Home decorations, Dinner ware, Glassware, Bedding, Fragrances; Bath: Shattafs, Mixers, Bathroom accessories, Massage bathtubs, Saunas, Bathroom tiles and Garden & outdoor- Balcony sets, Rattan ......read more
The new range of slow press juicers is the first step towards Fresh Thinking
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017: Making your own juice is a healthy choice. So it makes sense to choose an appliance that juices anything and extracts every bit of goodness from every ingredient. Today, consumers are becoming more conscious of what they eat and how they prepare their food. Social media is heavily populated with healthy eating topics such as juice detox smoothies, protein shakes, lean living, and insanity workouts.
Retaining maximum nutrition is the thinking behind the design of Kenwood’s new juicers, PureJuice’s new range of slow press juicers and part of their Fresh Thinking campaign in advocacy for health and wellness. Not only will your 100% natural juice be healthier and will last for longer without separating into ......read more
QNET is committed to providing safe drinking water with its NSF-certified HomePure Water Filtration Systems
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 21, 2017: Access to clean drinking water is a basic human right. On the occasion of World Water Day 2017, prominent Asian direct selling company QNET pledges to continue its efforts to provide clean, healthy, and great tasting drinking water for all through HomePure, the NSF-certified home water filtration systems.
At a media roundtable held in Dubai to mark this special day, QNET shed light on taking the essential steps towards water sustainability, and the importance of water filtration at home. The Managing Director of NSF Middle East Christian Kurdy explained what the NSF International certification given to HomePure for water filtration means. He also spoke about the importance ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: For the last 50 years, the third week in March has been celebrated as International Animal Poison Prevention Week. Dr Sara Elliott at British Veterinary Hospital in Dubai explains the week (19-25 March, 2017) is all about bringing knowledge and awareness to all pet owners regarding the many poisonous hazards in and around homes and what to do if you know or suspect your pet has ingested something potentially harmful.
Dr Elliott says: “It’s important pet owners are aware of the potential poison hazards - a little bit of knowledge can go a long way and it could save your pet’s life. This time of the year is still cool enough for pets and their owners to spend time outside, but spring can be hazardous for animals if they are left unsupervised in an active gardening ......read more
Ideal Standard focusing on Serving Professionals with Water Expertise
Ideal Standard, one of the leading providers of innovative bathroom solutions operating across Europe, Middle East and Africa, had a strong presence again this year at ISH 2017, in Frankfurt, Germany (HALL 3.1, Booth C11). ISH, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for The Bathroom Experience, Building Services, Energy, Air ......read more
The collection will feature four distinctive styles tailor-made for the soon to come warmer months
Dubai, UAE– March 11, 2017: Indigo Living, an upscale home furnishing retail outlet in the UAE launched its season-inspired Spring / Summer Collection 2017 for the soon to come warmer months. The collection features four distinctive styles that celebrates elegance and comfort - ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 09 March, 2017: In a unique gesture that aimed to add value for its customers, Home Centre, the largest home retailer in the Middle East, marked the launch of its gift registry services, with a Joy of Gifting workshop that was hosted in collaboration with MyList, the Middle East’s first online multi-store gift registry platform.
Held on 7 March at the Home Centre ......read more
Dubai, 26 February 2017: The new IKEA PS 2017 collection is all about independence. Aimed at the free and flexible person that lives in all of us, the collection is designed by 17 urban designers from around the globe. This is the 9th IKEA PS Collection and contains over 50 products, including limited edition items.
IKEA PS 2017 says goodbye to convention and hello to the vitality ......read more
GROHE wins four Iconic Awards ahead of the opening of imm cologne
Dubai, 26th February 2017: GROHE recently announced that it has received the BEST OF THE BEST Iconic Award for GROHE Blue® Home, its innovative water system that delivers filtered and carbonated water directly from the tap. This is one of four Iconic Awards won by GROHE, which has been accepted by Michael Seum, GROHE ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 25 February 2017: Home Centre, the largest home retailer in the Middle East, offers a wide variety of gifting options for the most precious person in your life this Mother’s Day.
Bring a smile to your mum’s face and make her day truly special with Home Centre’s exquisite selection of attractive gifts – from handmade oil paintings and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 25, 2017: The new Zara Home Underwater collection for Spring-Summer 2017 reveals a fantasy, dreamlike, underwater world. An ocean of flowers and animals with underwater and land elements.
The first part of the collection features coral, pink and orange tones that tell magical tles in which conch shells, fish and seaweed share prints with flowers, insects, birds and ......read more
Everyone buyer is a winner in the promotion!
Consumers spending Dh250 worth of Prestige cookware/kitchenware products is guaranteed of winning something back!
The total value of gifts is Dh300,000
The campaign will last for 10 days, from 19th February to 1st March 2017
Prestige has strong legacy with 79 year foothold in the market
Dubai, UAE, February 23, 2017: Prestige, a ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 19, 2017: 2XL, the leading French style Furniture and Home Décor brand in the UAE has launched a new living room collection, Valeria, that transforms homes with its contemporary flare. This new addition to 2XL’s range of luxurious living room furniture collection feels as opulent as it looks with its high-quality, upholstered durable velvet fabric.
Providing ......read more
Panache International, an integrated manufacturer and distributor of disposable products since 2005introduces new Smart Lid to effectively address customer’s preferences of Hot Coffee
The new heat sensitive coffee lids changes colour when it comes in contact with heat
With the introduction of the new Smart Lid, Panache International aims at creating awareness for the safety of ......read more
The Japanese manufacturer, at the event, introduced its innovative Smart Cooling Air Purifier and new Air Curtain line up
Dubai United Arab Emirates: Panasonic, a global leader in offering innovative Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) technology, is showcasing its latest IAQ products at Middle East Electricity (MEE) 2017, region’s largest power exhibition, happening at Dubai International ......read more
Fit-out contractor leads SME segment for ongoing commitment to sustainable practices
Dubai, UAE 09 February 2017: Summertown Interiors, the UAE’s leading fit-out contractor specialising in green interiors, was recently awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Label by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) for its ongoing commitment to sustainable business ......read more
The ‘Made in Malaysia’ product, equipped with powerful high beam XP-E2 LED, comes with lifetime warranty.
Dubai, February 9, 2017: Clikon, one of the region’s leading brands for home appliances and consumer electronics, has launched ‘MYLIGHT’ Rechargeable LED Flashlight which is Made in Malaysia.
His Excellency Dato’ Ahmad Anwar Adnan, Ambassador of ......read more
The new range of slow press juicers is the first step towards Fresh Thinking
Dubai, February 8, 2017: Making your own juice is a healthy choice. So it makes sense to choose an appliance that juices anything and extracts every bit of goodness from every ingredient. Today, consumers are becoming more conscious of what they eat and how they prepare their food. Social media is heavily ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 6th February 2017: West Elm, one of America’s leading home furnishing retailers has launched its fantastic spring collection for 2017 in the Middle East, showcasing its innovative designs and brilliant use of rich materials, colours and patterns which will brighten up your home.
With its new collection, The New Modern, West Elm has used its signature colours and ......read more
Ideal Standard, one of the leading providers of innovative bathroom solutions operating across Europe, Middle East and Africa, has proudly revealed Connect Air, its latest multi-product bathroom collection in the MENA region, offering a unique mix of timeless modern style that connects to all the requirements in any bathroom.
The collection, which can be previewed at the Ideal Standard’s ......read more
Dubai-UAE: February 1, 2017: Home Centre, the region’s leading home retailer, has been identified as the best in its class for providing consumers with a seamless and convenient shopping experience in Siegel + Gale’s Global Brand Simplicity Index for the Middle East. .
Having earned the tenth rank on the index, Home Centre is also the only retail brand listed in the top ......read more
67,156 Sq Ft Store to Set the Tone for the ‘All New Home Centre’
Dubai, UAE, January 25, 2017: Home Centre’s flagship store at Mall of the Emirates (MOE) is received a mega makeover to reflect the brand’s vision for the future, meticulously integrating customer feedback as evidenced in a UAE-wide in-depth research conducted by the largest home retailer in the ......read more
GROHE AquaSymphony turns showering into a new dimension of personal SPA experience – an emotional retreat for all senses
Dubai, UAE, January 19, 2017: Imagine the gentle mists of Tierra del Fuego, warm summer rain in Bali and the array of colours in the Northern Lights. Indulge in the gentle sound of Sydney’s opera house, whilst experiencing the refreshing spray of ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 18 January, 2017: Home Centre, the largest home retailer in the Middle East, offers shoppers a wide variety of gifts to spoil their loved ones this Valentine’s Day.
Customers can choose from a delightful range of decorative items including carved sculptures, tripod clocks and spectrum tealight holders. The store also offers an assorted selection of classy ......read more
Dubai, UAE; January 16, 2017: 2XL, the leading Furniture and Home Décor brand in the UAE was recognised as the top exhibitor in lifestyle and luxury interiors category at 'The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair', the largest and most luxurious bridal fair in the Northern Emirates. The theme for this year’s show was 'Inspire' and the winners were nominated based on the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 9, 2017: Made by Fressko, the Australian flask brand taking the world by storm has launched its new range of colourful flasks. The brand now offers a wide range of colourful, trendy and chemical free flasks which are a must have for hot or cold beverages.
Fancy a fresh fruit detox water infusion to beat the heat or a hot coffee in the morning at the office? ......read more
Dubai, UAE 09 January 2017: Despite the progressive measures the UAE Government is taking to make the country a successful global model of sustainable development, UAE businesses are still considerably behind their Western counterparts when it comes to implementing sustainable practises, according to Summertown Interiors the UAE’s leading fit-out contractor specialising in green ......read more
Sofitel’s latest projects, the undisputed leader in luxury coastal resorts in Tamuda Bay in Morocco, features GROHE fittings
Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2016: Providing the best in bathroom design has long been GROHE’s area of expertise. The leading bathroom fittings manufacturer has partnered with GM Architects and The Sofitel Tamuda Bay to equip the luxury five stars hotel in ......read more
Includes 125 Showcased Rooms, 50 New Ranges, 25 Exciting Ideas for Kids
Dubai-UAE: 20 December, 2016: Home Centre, the region’s leading home retailer, has released its latest 140-page catalogue that showcases an extensive collection of furniture and home accessories, both classic and contemporary. With over 850 inspiring new styles, this catalogue promises to let customers ......read more