As part of its support in creating a diversified economy and supporting Qatari entrepreneurs
Doha, 14 February 2018 – As part of its continuous efforts to support the Qatari businesses and entrepreneurs through its active participation in local, regional and international events and exhibitions, Qatar Development Bank participated in the Interior Design Furnishing Expo which was held in Muscat, Oman from February 6 to 8.
Interior Design Furniture expo is known for its high quality and product display diversification which attracts a huge number of leading companies in the interior design, décor and furniture industry under one roof as well as share and learn about other countries’ experiences in this field.
As part of Qatar Development Bank’s special pavilion, the following Qatari design, décor and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2018: The founder of IKEA and Ikano, and one of the greatest entrepreneurs of the 20th century, Ingvar Kamprad, has peacefully passed away, at his home in Småland, Sweden, on the 27th of January. Surrounded by his loved ones, he died at the age of 91, following a short illness.
Ingvar Kamprad was born in 1926 in Småland in southern Sweden. At the early age of 17 he founded IKEA - the business that became his lifelong commitment. Ingvar’s driving force was the vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people.
“We are deeply saddened by Ingvar’s passing. We will remember his dedication and commitment to always side with the many people. To never give up, always try to become better and lead by example”, says Torbjörn Lööf ......read more
Visit the IKEA exhibition at the heart of Dubai Design Week, inspiring celebration and play
Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2017: IKEA, the much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, has created a grand exhibition, inspired by a magical playhouse fantasia, which is now open to the public at Dubai Design District. Kicking off Dubai Design Week on November 14th and open until November 25th, visitors will be taken on a journey from wishing trees to topsy turvy illusions.
Whether children or adults, IKEA wants to remind the nation of the little things in life that matter, that good things can happen if you say yes to more fun! IKEA recently conducted its third global Play Report, exploring the importance of play for adults as well as children. The findings showed that play is a tool for people to sustain a healthy life, ......read more
HAPPIEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD?
Dubai, 7th November 2017: The UAE could be one of the happiest places in the world, as nearly half of us have admitted to playing every day, according to a poll* conducted by much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA.
Nearly 100% of respondents in the UAE think that it is important to enjoy play as an adult, with many identifying happiness and positivity as the main reasons why. From utilising it to connect with friends and family (26%) to discovering new ways of doing things (24%), play is considered highly important for both children and adults.
In order to enable a better everyday life at home, IKEA has looked into how important play is as part of its ‘Let’s Play for Change’ campaign. Through prior annual research, IKEA’s Play Report has ......read more
Inspiring and smart solutions featured in the 2018 edition to help customers make room for life in the heart of their home
Dubai, 16 August 2017: IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has officially launched its highly anticipated 2018 Catalogue, packed with home furnishing products, ideas and offers inspiring people to make room for life at home. IKEA Catalogue, the most widely distributed book in the world and produced in 35 languages, is now available in the UAE.
The contents of the 2018 edition reflect a change in the way people use their living spaces in the wake of urbanisation and new technology. Through its extensive consumer research, IKEA has now identified the living room as the heart of everyday life at home across the world, where it has become a place for connecting with family and friends, ......read more
Now Dads can learn how to journey through the store in just five minutes! #IKEA_DAD
Dubai, 20 June 2017: IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has revealed one of its biggest and best kept secrets as a gift this year for all dads on Father’s Day – the infamous hidden shortcuts that allows you to journey through the store in 5 mins. This Father’s Day, IKEA wanted to acknowledge all the unsung family patriarchs, quietly supporting their family, day in and day out, all year long! Now Dads can choose their route, pick up the items on their shopping list and whizz through to the IKEA Restaurant & Café much faster.
One of the biggest myths is that men dislike shopping, when they actually prefer to shop differently. Men like to get in, get what they need, and then get out. They are generally not ......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
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, 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
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
Introducing the concept of responsible retail to the local scene
Doha-Qatar, April 15, 2017 – Bringing its mission of ‘helping customers create a home that tells their unique story’ to Qatar, West Elm, the world’s leading Responsible Home Retailer, opened its first furniture store in the country, at the Doha Festival City (DFC).
West Elm Doha introduces the US-based retailer’s mindful intersection of modern design, affordability and community to Qatar’s home owners and families, with a rich selection of organic, handcrafted, sustainably-sourced products and home design services that are fashioned to make an impact in everyday life.
The new store offers its customers in Doha an extraordinary freedom of choice. From sectional sofas and loveseats, to dining, bedroom, beddings, decorative ......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, 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 of changing, urban living spaces. The collection is for the fiercely independent and for free-thinkers who refuse a work-eat-sleep-repeat life, not asking for permission or approval, choosing freedom and the possibilities that come with it.
Rocking Chair - AED 1,495
“With IKEA PS 2017 rocking-chair, I wanted to challenge our usual way of furnishing the living room, with a sofa facing the TV. Today’s families are often alone ......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 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 ......read more
The most awaited festive season of the year is here as Zara Home reveals its 2016 Christmas collection. On Christmas unequaled joy is expected especially when it comes to home décor. This season’s collection is made up of Golden, Silver, White and Red themes, all created with great attention to detail aiming to please all tastes.
SVÄRTAN is a collection which is the result of a collaboration with the Swedish textile designer Martin Bergström and Indian fashion students. Using only black, white and shades of grey, SVÄRTAN invites us to explore a side of India that goes beyond the vivid colours usually associated with this striking country.
WELCOME TO ANOTHER INDIA
IKEA is launching SVÄRTAN – a collection which is the result of collaboration with Swedish textile designer Martin Bergström and Indian fashion students. Using only black, white and shades of grey, SVÄRTAN invites us to explore a side of India that goes beyond the vivid colours usually associated with this striking country.
PATTERNS INSPIRED FROM URBAN LANDSCAPES
Consisting of textiles, paper items, glassware, ceramics and metal objects, inspiration for ......read more
SÄLLSKAP is a collection inspired by the Scandinavian arts and crafts tradition and by the once groundbreaking idea of rooms designed for the whole family. It’s a collection of furniture, textiles and dinnerware that brings inspiration from the past into the present in the best way we could think of – by moving things forward.
ENJOY THE SEASON
Most of us tend to romanticize the holidays. But as they draw closer, the hustle and bustle sets in. Then before we know it, the season’s over and it’s almost like we never really got to enjoy it. So this year, you can do things differently. This year, IKEA is coming with a flat-pack of help.
From cookie baking to throwing parties.
Creating room for holiday feasts. Or finding foldable beds, when guests drop by. IKEA has everything this holidays. All under ......read more
Taim Al Falasi and Rawan Bin Hussain are First to Test Downy Unstopables scent booster before it arrives in the region
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2016: Scent is a form of expression for each of us. It showcases a person’s individuality, and can bring an air of confidence to any person’s style. Bold and heavy-hitting, but also persistent fragrances, are what women in this region look for when it comes to making a long-lasting, olfactory impression. And, when it comes to laundry, there is no difference! We love infusing our clothes with a unique and long lasting freshness. And, to enhance the freshness of our clothes for a SCENT-sational experience, Downy has created Unstopables, a revolutionary scent booster delivering an art palette of scent that transforms the chore of laundry into a way for each person to make a long ......read more
Faster online grocery shopping adoption to accelerate e-commerce growth in MENA region
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016: With grocery shopping making deeper inroads into e-commerce globally, SOUQ.com, the largest retail and online marketplace platform in the region, is pleased to announce the launch of ‘SOUQ Superstore’ on its platform. SOUQ Superstore, an online hypermarket, is set to make monthly grocery shopping easier by providing household items at the most competitive pricing - helping consumers save money as well as eliminating the pain point of carrying heavy load of grocery purchases from supermarkets.
SOUQ Superstore offers a huge assortment of products within six sub-categories; Food & Grocery, Health & Beauty, Household Needs, Pet care, Nutrition & Supplement and Baby Care ......read more
Brand introduces Life@Home exhibition at Dubai Design Week
Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2016: Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA - part of Al-Futtaim group of companies – commemorates 25 years since welcoming visitors to its first store in Karama, Dubai, UAE in 1991. Built on the vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people, IKEA offers of a wide range of smart and functional home furnishing solutions at affordable prices for the many. The successful launch and enduring popularity of the brand has cemented IKEA’s place as one of the leading brands in the region’s home furnishing retail landscape.
Kicking off the 25 year celebrations, IKEA has unveiled its Life@Home exhibit at the Dubai Design Week, which focuses on the theme of yesterday, today and the new tomorrow. Vinod Jayan, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2016: Linen plays a starring role in the second part of Zara Home’s Autumn/Winter 2016 campaign. Its texture, colours, characteristics and superior quality make this fabric a must for decoration.
The new AW16 Linen Collection is presented in sculptor Xavier Corberó’s studio workshop. This space, with its lofty roofs, infinite arches and the rotundity of its materials, provides the ideal setting for the natural delicacy of linen fabrics.
Elegant and simple spaces decorated with textiles and objects that have an organic appearance and neutral colours.
A complete selection of furnishings can als obe found in the new Linen Collection, blending neutral tones and materials with a natural appearance.
Porcelain and minimalist clay details, glassware made from light glass and ......read more
We’re excited to bring you a range of new products to make the home a more beautiful, fun and comfortable place to be.
Children can delight in two large and colourful collections that support unlimited play and storage. The rest of the home sees a range of textiles with strong colours and bold patterns ranging from rugs to metre fabrics. Another piece of news is a swivel chair that combines beauty with ergonomics. And for cooking and eating, there are timeless cooking utensils and a dinnerware series with old folkloric patterns.
We’re also launching a new range of organic coffees, and small packages of nut and fruit mixes for healthier snacking. Enjoy!
TARVA DAY BED
When living in a small space, it’s great to have a day bed that can act as a ......read more
Marking a new milestone in its expansion plan
October 10, 2016 – Beirut – Stamping its first footprint in the vibrant region of Bekaa, Khoury Home, Lebanon’s leading retailer of household products, has opened its Zahle showroom, the company’s 10th branch in Lebanon, in a step that marks a milestone in its expansion plan and further bolsters Khoury Home’s status as a ‘household’ brand that caters to the needs of the community and adds value to their daily lives wherever they may be.
In an opening event that captured the essence of Zahle’s spirit and hospitality, VIP guests, partners, and members of the media were welcomed at the new store location, after which a short documentary took them on a journey of the Khoury Home 18-year success story.
Guests attended the ribbon ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2016: Dawn in Paris: the city of light awakens on white walls, wood floors and voluminous ceilings. The light filters in through the windows creating brilliant reflections on the white surfaces.
Glacial white, this season's inspiration, washes over rooms, transforming different areas into attractive spaces for peace and relaxation.
This inspiration can be found across the entire Zara Home Pure White Collection for fall/winter, divided into three blocks with a single base: white on white, white with silver, and white with gold.
Zara Home, the fashionable home brand, a subsidiary of the INDITEX Group, is making its Dubai E-Commerce debut on September 7th at WWW.ZARAHOME.COM . The product range at Dubai online store will feature home textiles: Bed, bath and table lines, in addition to select furniture, tableware, cutlery and decorative accessories, including loungewear and gift items.
Zara Home opened its first store in United Arab Emirates on 2005 and offers the latest trends in interior decoration. A diverse and international team of designers, with a unique vision, has made Zara Home the brand that transforms interiors into warm and fashionable spaces. Dubai clients will find on the online shop all the range of products of the different seasonal collections introducing new additions weekly and monthly, look books ......read more
About Zara Home
Zara Home is a company belonging to the Spanish Inditex group dedicated to the manufacturing of home textiles. It was created in 2003. It has around 408 stores in 44 countries. The company focuses on retailing various housewares.
The headquarters of Zara Home is located in A Coruña, Spain.
Company participates in exhibition through its distributors
Ideal Standard, one of the leading providers of innovative bathroom solutions operating across Europe, Middle East and Africa, through its distributors in Qatar showcased its unique range of innovative, award-winning total bathroom solutions designed for projects of all kind at Project Qatar, the 13th International Construction ......read more
Further the success of the previous two editions, Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to announce the launch of the 3rd annual Future Interiors Qatar conference, held on 5-6 September in Doha.
Supported by Qatar Green Building Council, the 3rd annual Future Interiors Qatar will address new technologies and strategies to maximize the role of interior design for FIFA 2022 and Qatar ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 30, 2016
Edit 2/ Miami
The second part of the Zara Home spring summer 16 campaign is inspired by the vibrant colours of Miami. The Art Deco area of Miami Beach, with the highest concentration of hotel buildings from the 1920s and 1930s inspired the Zara Home team to create a new collection that is young, fresh, summery and definitely on-trend this season. The pulse of this ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2016: MOOD Gallery’s beautiful collection of gifts that add the much needed touch of joy to every home. Take your pick from a vibrant set of items ranging from beautiful burlesque chandeliers to creative lamps and charming nutcrackers among others that make for the perfect gifts for loved ones or even for yourself!
Mood is a concept design ......read more
Ultimate hand blender designed to make a difference in the kitchen with patented Smart Speed control, allowing easy preparation with one hand
Dubai, UAE, January 3, 2016: Braun, the world’s leading electrical goods manufacturer, has launched every home cooks’ secret weapon: the Multiquick 7 Hand Blender. Combining its design talents and technical expertise, Braun has created ......read more
A perfect pairing for wedding day inspiration
Dubai UAE, November 24, 2015: In November, Tanagra store at the Mall of the Emirates was transformed into the city’s most glamorous and inspiring destination for brides-to-be, couples and their families as the wedding season got underway in the city. Unique ideas were found, along with fabulous gifts items, to which a luxurious ......read more
Dubai UAE, November 17, 2015: This year, diptyque has introduced three new candles to light up the holiday season: a limited edition collection dedicated to the olfactory attributes of trees.
From their high-reaching branches, they root the sky to the ground, housing various essences at unexpected levels. Powerful yet delicate, these woody scents ......read more
From gorgeous tables to breathtaking giftwrap, Tanagra has everything covered
Dubai UAE, November 9, 2015: As another year comes to a close and the festive season begins, it’s time to start thinking about all the ways that family and friends can come together in celebration and style. This is when the home becomes a central point of focus. It’s all about entertaining, and ......read more
*Offering you the chance to have a free home clean, so you can see the amazing results for yourself
#GetKoboldClean with 4work’s new state of the art vacuum cleaners and enjoy a cleaner, healthier home
INTRODUCING the ultimate deep clean for your home with 4work’s Kobold by Vorwerk vacuum cleaners – giving you a cleaner, healthier environment for you and your ......read more
Create delicious iftar meals this Ramadan and all-year round, as recommended by Chef Osama El Sayed
Dubai, UAE, June 9, 2015: This Ramadan, De’Longhi and Chef Osama have joined forces to celebrate the launch of the new Multifry Multicooker Extra Chef. Merging the art of oil-free, healthy-fried cooking with a multi-functioning cooking appliance, the Extra Chef is the new innovative ......read more
The Smart Kitchen Appliance for Everyday Cooking
Dubai, UAE; June 8, 2015: Simplifying meal preparations,Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF) has introduced an all-rounder 4-in-1 Hand blender, MX-SS40 capable of multi-functions like chopping, shredding, slicing and whisking.With the latest high blending performance, cooking a variety of delicacies is now more convenient than ......read more
Ian Banes steps in to the role of Electrolux General Manager for MEA with an eye on regional growth for the company.
Ian Banes has been appointed Electrolux General Manager for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey (MEA) region, based out of the Electrolux regional headquarters in Dubai. He takes over the role from his predecessor, Imran Mahmoud, as of 6th April 2015.
Ian has been with the ......read more
Degrenne is targeting UAE’s $75 million culinary and tableware industry, as residential sector and hospitality projects boom
Dubai, UAE, 3 May 2015: Abu Issa Holding, a leading business conglomerate in the Middle East, has launched the GCC’s first flagship store of Degrenne Paris, the leading French manufacturer of exclusive home and kitchenware, in Dubai, at Citywalk, on Al ......read more
Dubai, April 21, 2015: The Chalhoub Group proudly presents the reopening of a brand new store concept at Tanagra, the quintessential ambassador of luxury lifestyle in the Middle East. This elegantly designed concept is now located on the second level under the Grand Dome at Mall of the Emirates. This new, innovative concept has enabled the brand to render a superior service, strengthening its ......read more
Doha; April 2015 - At the next Project Qatar tradeshow, to be held in Doha from May 4th to 7th, 2015, SOGAL will present its range of motorised closet doors, walk-in closets and partitions, all of which are made in France. Every item is made to measure, featuring meticulous design and a variety of adornments like mirrors, glass, wood and colour that will suit any decorative approach.
For the ......read more
Helpling presents three tips featuring energy drinks and coffee filters
DUBAI: March 31, 2015 - Helpling, the leading online platform for cleaners, has collected three unconventional cleaning tips for the bathroom.
It’s Friday evening and almost two weeks ago that your bathroom was cleaned by a helpling. For one reason or another you need to get it shiny right now but your cleaning ......read more
• The ‘Skyline Design’ is a contemporary line in which the highest quality raw materials are used, including the high quality PE rattan wicker and waterproof fabrics.
Dubai United Arab Emirates, 17th February, 2015: FIORE ROSSO Furniture has introduced a classy new range of new outdoor to the UAE. Fiore Rosso, known for bringing to Dubai fashionable and modern outdoor ......read more
Brand to take centre stage at Taste of Dubai
Dubai, March 9: The brand that released its Master Collection just last week says it’s here to stay. Electrolux's VP for Marketing EMEA, Kajsa Blixth in an interview with the local press said, “We are here on a brand journey, we have just started to put our brand in premium position.”
“We have the right to win with the ......read more
Valentine’s Day gifts and specials at Tanagra are romantic, inspired and exclusive
Dubai, January 14, 2015: This year, Tanagra is bringing Valentine’s Day dreams to life, with an extraordinary and rich collection of lifestyle gifts and art de vivre gathered specially for the occasion. Each piece is perfect for giving and receiving, designed to add a unique sparkle to the ......read more
In line with the significant growth opportunities, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre will host the inaugural edition of Kitchen & Bath Abu Dhabi Exhibition from April 21 to 23, 2015.
Abu Dhabi – November 25, 2014: The import of kitchen and bathroom products in the UAE will exceed $ 30 billion by the end of this year, while the imports across the GCC is expected a double-digit ......read more
August 2014- Mamas and Papas have everything you need for your dream nursery. Make a statement with a distinct modern feel or create a cozy and calm traditional look for your newborn.
Venture out into an assortment of wood nurseries consisting of a set including a cot, wardrobe and dresser. An extra bonus is that all cot beds can easily be converted into toddler beds, which offers great value ......read more
Growth in construction sector driven by increased spending on infrastructure and real estate projects
Doha, May 08, 2014: As construction activity picks up in Qatar, Al-Futtaim Engineering’s Qatar operations part of Hamad and Mohamad Al Futtaim today opened an exclusive Roca showroom on the old Airport road.
The opening of the first Roca showroom follows increasing demand ......read more
Over the years, Tefal has introduced a wide range of innovative products that have had a significant effect on the eating habits of people, particularly in the Arab world, educating people about healthy eating habits.
As the obesity epidemic continues to spread throughout the world, according to a research by BioMed Central Public Health that revealed that the majority of countries in the Gulf ......read more